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  • Stuff Happens

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of June, 2008

    What does leaving my wallet at the bookstore yesterday, a flashing warning light on the car dashboard as I pulled out to drive back to the bookstore and an error in posting a payment to a bill have to do with stock photography? Typical everyday annoyances and frustrations... More
  • Point & Shoot...

    by Guernica | 22nd of June, 2014

    Point and shoot digital cameras can be wonderfully easy to use. They are relatively inexpensive, depending on the features you require. And they are usually small, making them easily portable. Most models have auto-focus and built in light meters that automatically set... More
  • Bird Photography

    by Robinstockphotos | 6th of January, 2013

    I've always been interested a lot in observing birds. Sitting with a pair of field glasses or binoculars and watching out for a single little bird for hours and hours...that was when I was 12 years old. Now after 6 years I can combine it with photography and get some... More
  • Taking pictures in the best amusement park in the world.

    by Grisho | 9th of July, 2012

    In 2009 I signed up for a 4 month student work-and-travel program in the United States. There was a list of places I could chose from and I was more than thrilled to see that Cedar Point, the amusement park, which has been awarded for "Best Amusement Park in the World... More
  • Beyond the Rule of Thirds; Vanishing Points

    by Chanevy | 30th of June, 2012

    The rule of thirds is an indispensable guideline for composing commercial images, but there are other options out there! Have you tried using vanishing points to create perspective in your photographs? This is a concept that is used frequently in drawings and illustrations,... More
  • Those Elusive Sales...

    by Racheld32 | 9th of May, 2012

    So I have been uploading pictures to my portfolio, and in the last month and a half of uploading, I am up to 17 pictures, which is decent for a VERY part time photographer. I have still not had any sales which is disappointing, but not unexpected for a newbie with a small... More
  • Great Shots Are Possible with Point and Shoots

    by Peanutroaster | 9th of April, 2012

    While I wouldn't rely solely on a point and shoot to capture stock images, it is possible as long has you have a quality point and shoot with a good lens. I originally settled on a mirrorless compact camera (Panasonic Lumix G2) because I knew it would be too easy to leave... More
  • Point and Shoot Fun

    by Junpinzon | 28th of December, 2011

    While some (or most) photographers would prefer to lug their DSLR's around all the time, others would rather have a compact cam always tucked into their pockets for some quick snaps where ever they go. These days, technology has already caught up with the demands of photographers... More
  • Fuji X10 - good compact for stock?

    by Bradcalkins | 18th of November, 2011

    I must confess that I'm on an endless quest - in search of a compact camera that has a few key requirements: 1. Portable. I want a zoom for unexpected situations, and it must fit in a pocket or purse when needed. I find cameras like the Canon S95 just a bit too small,... More
  • Just when I was discouraged... the thrill of selling!

    by Edonalds | 5th of August, 2011

    I recently listed three Illustrator files, my first. All were rejected because simple Illustrator files were now only accepted in sets. My Polka Dots would have to be consolidated into one file, which I will do. Just when I felt at the lowest, I received two sales.... More
  • My first sale!!!!!!!!!!!!

    by Anastasiap83 | 28th of July, 2011

    23.07.2011 I had my first sale. I was so excited about it. I love this site because it inspires me to improve my pictures’ quality. All rejects are explained and it is a real help. Now I understand how useful rejects are. They are not a reason to be disappoint or to give... More
  • Don't ditch those point-and-shoots

    by Vogonify | 13th of July, 2011

    I have a Canon 60D. Expensive camera. 18 mega pixels. Super features. With a Canon 50mm f1.8, it is tack sharp. Worth every unit of currency. Yet, my last eight approvals on DT have come from images shot with my old, faithful Panasonic Lumix point-and-shoot. Why did that... More
  • Get High to Change Your Point of View!

    by Deniskelly | 14th of June, 2011

    Want to see the world from a different point of view? Then get high! I'm not referring to using psychoactive substances, but to the simple act of climbing to somewhere high so that you can look down on the world. To get these pictures I took the lift and 108 steps to the... More
  • Picture sharpness

    by Petin | 30th of March, 2011

    The sharpness is one of basic factors of a good picture. Factors, which affect it are generally well known – exposure time equal to the inverse amount of the focal length, continuous release control, stable position of the photographer including firm camera holding...... More
  • Houses falling over

    by Demonike | 14th of November, 2010

    The title of this blog could collectively describe the majority of architectural photographic experiments that we receive every day. And the problem can be clearly understood by any of us, who has ever tried to get a building into the frame. The bigger the building - the... More
  • How to determine your camera's ISO tipping point

    by Dmccale | 11th of June, 2010

    Here is another great link for all who are still learning. (Like myself).This one talks about ISO... Mine is 400 also, anything over that is BAD! Hope this helps. All cameras are different. Happy shooting Debbie More
  • The rule of thirds

    by Imaengine | 8th of June, 2010

    The rule of thirds in photographic composition is one of the very basic rules and taught to budding photographers and entry level aspirants in the stream. The rule of thirds is a fundamental rule in photographic composition. Basically you align the areas of interest in... More
  • the point of view

    by Yuritz | 20th of October, 2009

    After the arrived of digital cameras everyone gets to take lots of pictures of the subjects and then checks out what's great and worth to be saved and what no,so it's coming difficult to see a nice work at the first shot and all the photographers need to control,fix their... More
  • disapointment

    by Markantonydavid | 3rd of May, 2009

    having uploaded a number of pictures recently i was at first over the moon to have two of them downloaded within the first month, but that feeling was short lived when i realised that all i made from these two sales at maximum resolution was $0.70. can anyone please tell... More
  • 25th image accepted - shot on a Fuji FinePix point and shoot

    by Reeddaigle | 4th of January, 2009

    My 25th image was shot on my wife's point and shoot 5MP Fuji FinePix Z series camera. I was a bit surprised, because I've been shooting on a film SLR for so long. I have taken many shots with the FinePix camera, and now I am rooting through those images to find the ones... More

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