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  • Very Crafty

    by Ellenboughn | 18th of March, 2008

    The mention of a craft project no longer has to bring to mind clunky macrame window hangings or the dreaded and ugly scarf so lovingly knit by grandma. A change has come to the world of craft and with it, photo opportunities. As Rob Walker wrote in the NY Times last December,... More
  • Point of View

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of March, 2008

    Fresh out of ideas? Your creative meter stuck on zero? Got the late winter idea blahs? I recommend reading this. It’s rather long but hey, if you are stuck in a morass of boredom with your creative brain flat lining, what else do you have to do? Or you can go to YouTube... More
  • Best Seller Tips-Illustration

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of February, 2008

    I have just reviewed some of the most popular images as selected by our users during 2007. I’ll first discuss what I learned about illustrations and then next week the lessons from the most popular themes/images captured in photographs. Some of my findings surprised me... More
  • The Trendspotting Trend*

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of August, 2007

    Traditional stock photo agencies are heavily vested in ‘creative research’. This is the stuff that informs expensive stock productions and drives editing guidelines. The biggest stock producers look for sociological and economic trends that will impact general image needs... More
  • All the Pretty Faces

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of June, 2007

    When I think of portraits, I don't visualize the standard, studio shot of a family or a high school grad or even a scion of the business world. I think in stock pictures, so I see an image of a person or animal or an illustrated character that looks like he/she/it is... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of February, 2007

    I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the competition?... More
  • Oregon State Capital

    by Keeton10 | 30th of October, 2014

      The Oregon State Capital located in Salem,Oregon is one of the coolest landmarks in the state. See Article
  • Little girl - new model

    by Thorken | 27th of October, 2014

    I have got another model - brunette little girl. I think that this one will be successful. See Article
  • About cats

    by Alisen | 22nd of October, 2014

    A separate article blog about cats and kittens ^ _ ^ I like these cute animals, and I want to draw them again and again. I has turned to portray a few different cats on postcards, illustrations and images in a vector format. Create a separate collection is still early,... More
  • Shooting to get it the first time

    by Circed | 22nd of October, 2014

    Portfolio Circe Denyer  Shooting for Dreamstime has given my photography focus. Literally. The goal I have is to shoot with the end in mind. No cropping, no Photoshop, the right shot in the "can". This required me to study the mistakes I made and correct as I went along.... More
  • Button for site

    by Alisen | 21st of October, 2014

    Two weeks ago, I wondered: how to draw the buttons for websites? I decided to try create a few buttons in corel draw. I have almost the whole day thinking what button do. As a result, I got to draw such a funny boy :)   See Article
  • Do we need a CPL Filter?

    by And19sv | 18th of October, 2014

    For thoose that don't know what a CPL filter [circular polarizer filter] is, I will try to explain what is it's purpose and you can decide on your own if you need it. Let's imagine this: "You just came back from your vacation on the seaside and you download your pictures... More
  • Collection - Looking for Symmetry in man made objects

    by Martincp | 7th of October, 2014

    Here is the collection: Collection - Symmetry From an earlier blog - looking for man made images that are symmetrical. The object may be completely symmetrical in its form or you may have captured a smaller part(s) to create the symmetry. Similarly, you can arrange... More
  • Who does not love cute puppies

    by Piconstock | 26th of September, 2014

    If you're sad, let's cheer you up with some pictures of cuddly puppies.       Cute puppies collection See Article
  • Elephant Trekking in Pattaya, Thailand

    by Coffeehuman | 8th of September, 2014

    This photo was taken on elephant back ride. Speed ​​settings make the picture come out dark.            See Article
  • Scottish referendum is making the news and plenty of images !

    by Davidwatmough | 7th of September, 2014

    Alex Salmond First Minister in Scottish Parliament is leading a long campaign for independence from Britain.      Alistair Darling is leading the opposition called ' better together '     . On the 18 th September there will be a vote now suggested to be very tight.... More
  • Getting Settings Right

    by Abl8zedezign | 25th of August, 2014

    I have always had a great passion for photography. I can still remember my first old 'point and shoot' camera my granddad gave me when I was six years old. I have recently bought myself the 'real deal' camera, complete with lenses, timer switches and the rest of the bells... More
  • photography with the canon "pancake" 40 mm

    by Physi28 | 3rd of August, 2014

    Due to health limitations during the past months I passed from traveling far abroad with my 300 mmm f2.8 canon lens and the canon 5D III, heavy (!) to stay near to my home and use exclusively a 40 mm "pancake" lens from Canon. This inexpensive little lens hardly protrudes... More
  • Twoo Twoo pictures by Little Owl

    by Littleowlinfo | 21st of July, 2014

    Whether it is a breath taking landscape that embraces you, or a lone flower growing at the bottom of the street, or a simple everyday tool forgotten under the dust in the room - they all have their silent but vibrant story to tell. See Article

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