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  • Shots That Take Off. Shooting Air Travel

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of April, 2007

    In the next two months I'll be traveling across the US more than once, going to Alaska and to several destinations in Europe. Travel destination images are plentiful but what about images of travel itself?... More
  • Snapshots. Moments of life caught on the run

    by Malinash | 5th of June, 2014

    When it comes to photography, I can't tell you much about exposure, F stops, ISO and other words which sound like gibberish to me, but I can tell you what I like to see and I have a crush on: those images taken on impulse, with no planning, no “say cheese”, no organized... More
  • My First Assignment Work Accepted

    by Yorgy67 | 7th of March, 2014

    I believe, I got it accepted, because road and travelling are deep in my soul. I live and breathe it. Here is my first, ever accepted assignment shot. I dedicate this small achievement to my beloved wife (on the picture), who fully shares my love to the world of Photography!... More
  • Your friends' mobiles carry your next referral sale!

    by Achilles | 10th of October, 2013

    I'm looking at our Mobile photos category where we've added all images shot with a smartphone - feel free to browse it yourselves: Mobile phone shots It looks like these photos are getting better and better. Processed, pixelred, eyeemed, instagrammed or straight from... More
  • Isolate while shooting!

    by Ilposeidone | 9th of October, 2012

    hi my friends I was thinkin' about my last images, some isolated pictures of different things and subjects I've taken to test my new lighting equipment. I've realized that i have not processed them with photoshop beacuse they don't need it... i've tried two simple tricks... More
  • Images in dim light

    by Alexsleepy | 3rd of October, 2012

    A couple of years ago, when summer started I decided to go out for a stroll with my camera after I finished work. After running around the city center shooting buildings, like I usually do, I landed in the central square a took a break near a fountain. It was already dawn.... More
  • Beauty Lighting - by JP Caldeano

    by Yogiproductions | 6th of June, 2012

    BEAUTY LIGHTING With beauty lighting, I try to get my light sources as large as possible. One of the things I say over and over is, the larger your light source is in relationship to your subject, the softer the light. So for beauty lighting, I generally get the modifiers... More
  • My first studio shot

    by Peppenero | 17th of April, 2012

    After so many years, I've done my first shots in a studio. We had only 30 minutes , it wasnt planned and I made only 30 pictures. Now i started to upload them, I have 4 online now. What do you thinkabout them? The model was my sister and thats why i love them more. :)... More
  • How to take macro shots - the cheap way

    by Radub85 | 7th of December, 2011

    Hello this is my first post on the blog here, and i decided to explain something about how to take macro shots, without a true macro lens. Because i have a Nikon camera i will exemplify with some accessories for Nikon. You can take macro photos of insects or any other... More
  • Ahhhh… August!

    by Jeniicorv8 | 1st of September, 2011

    What an amazing month it's been for me! This month marked my 20th wedding anniversary. Coincidentally, the family also went for what happened to be my eldest daughter’s first intercontinental trip—we went to the Philippines, Hongkong and Macau, China. (We wrapped... More
  • WOW

    by Brianarbuthnot | 31st of August, 2011

    WOW,sold a shot for $25.33 today,hope its not a mistake.Biggest sale to date,,,,whats yours?.....Brian. See Article
  • 4 and a half years online!

    by Titania1980 | 8th of May, 2011

    I have noticed that I joined here on septembr 8th 2006! so it's 4 and a half years online! But I didn't start to upload seriously until august 2007... (the enormous amount of rejections on my first days discouraged me) And time flies! Now I'm here with 1,491 files online... More
  • The Process of Creating a Stock Image on the Fly

    by Wisconsinart | 19th of November, 2010

    A professional photographer, when doing commercial photography, will know in advance what the shot will be. He plans the shot either in his mind or with paper and pencil, figuring out the composition and lighting, along with any consideration for special techniques or effects.... More
  • Polar bear shot in Moscow zoo

    by Piscari | 13th of November, 2010

    Stupidity has no limits. I'm sorry about that. Detailed written here I'm not sure it was him. But this is one of the two bears that I saw there 2 years ago. These animals there are very few because the Arctic climate has changed dramatically. Ice melts and they have... More
  • Rejection

    by Annaskahill | 11th of November, 2010

    After some hard work getting new shots and uploading them to the site, I was rejected, every single one. Any advice on what I could do to make my work more successful? Here are some admitted images to give u an idea of what i like to photograph- More
  • A New Sold of a Full-Length Shot

    by Black-white | 10th of November, 2010

    Several days ago, a photo taken in a heavy industry park about the topic of air pollution was sold again. This was its 5th sold. The photo was shot in winter around 3 years ago. I used a full-length lens which with 70-200 mm range then. Generally, someone describing... More
  • Back From Vacation

    by Williamardrey | 15th of August, 2010

    My wife, my son and I just returned from vacation in the Eastern Caribbean. We saw Grand Turk Island, Half Moon Cay and Nassau in the Bahamas. I think we all had way too much fun, but I did manage to take some good pictures...none of which I plan to submit here. As... More
  • Venice is always Venice!

    by Yuritz | 22nd of May, 2010

    think you already know what I'm going to talk about,during the last weekend went to Venice for a visit and although I have been there many times before,it's always a great place for nice shots,try something new or just for a walk and look around. You'd... More
  • Mistake helps me find my 100th

    by Mstycoon | 26th of April, 2010

    Not long ago I had hit a brick wall when it came to thinking of what I could photograph. I was stuck at 94 uploads. I studied the portfolios of others and it was like learning the "abc's" all over again. Some photographers here are geniuses.... More
  • New milestone

    by Rosedarc | 29th of January, 2010

    Happy to have reached over 100 uploads last week, thanks to my new family swimming pool shots! See Article

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