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  • How do I work with stock photos

    by Photoalenka | 24th of January, 2013

    On my main work, I'm sofware engineer in test, in other words I write programs to test different systems. It means, I'm used with automatization and don't really like to do a lot of work by hands. So, to the stock photos. First I take my camera and used as it should be... More
  • Abstract light background

    by Sarkao | 8th of June, 2012

    This is way how to make pictures like this one. You will need photo of person on the white background and picture of lights. 1. Open both pictures in photoshop. 2. Press shift and move abstract background to picture with person. It will make a new layer with abstract... More
  • Upgrade your equipment and save yourself some postprocessing time

    by M4rio1979 | 17th of February, 2012

    When I began with stock photography back in July 2011. I was using mostly kit lenses like my 18-55 and 75-300 kit lenses from Sony. I tought that this kit lenses will satisfy my needs in photography, since I was beginner at a time. Well to be honest those lenses was pretty... More
  • Keep it clean ... or not

    by P0temkin | 17th of February, 2011

    Yesterday I got almost 2$ for a small download of this image, one of my first uploads to DT and 6 downloads so far: Now I went kinda far off post-processing this one, skewing colors, blowing out highlights and creating a strong halo around the turbine. I didn't know... More
  • Photo without post-processing

    by Aginger | 27th of April, 2009

    Have you ever submitted a photo for stock site without any modification? Without hard times spending with Photoshop or noise reduction software? Every time I push the button of my cam, I dreamed about that I can catch the moment, I can show, what I see at that moment.... More
  • MikLav skin retouching tutorial

    by Miklav | 24th of September, 2008

    I've published an illustrated step-by-step skin retouching tutorial in my blog. The article focuses on how to clean skin effects, and how to do edits like a nose form. Skin smoothing technique will be described separately. Remark: It is not a video - it is printed... More
  • Photo Retouching Video Tutorial

    by Notebook | 2nd of August, 2008

    Success of many images depends as much on post-processing as on the in-camera work. In fact, post-processing can make or break an image, can make a great image stellar, or can make an average image stand out. Post-processing is especially important when there are people... More
  • Before Submission - Useful Tips

    by Petarneychev | 18th of July, 2007

    In this article I'll try to point out a few really basic tips for post-processing before submission, which I trust will be helpful to those of you who are newbies to stock photography. Others might also find them helpful, and if you're well experienced in the areas which... More

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