From bad photo to good collage

posted on 5th of june, 2009

Sometimes it's a pity when photo you like is not of proper quality to be accepted as stock photo or it is rejected because of being a "well covered subject". You may leave it be of try to give it a new life. As a collage, for example.
Try to seach the web for interesting tutorials to any graphic program (Photoshop, for example) and give your photos another chance - to become a good collage.
Sometimes it's enough to play with some color effects, sometimes it takes more and you can hardly recognize the original photo in the final image. All depends of your skill, creativity... and free time :)
Anyway, when rejection reasons are discarded photos you like have future again.

Comments (9)

Comment by Eclecticelegance on June 08, 2009

WOW!!! I would love to learn how to do that. I especially like the "Nostagia - Green Collage" one!

Comment by Georgeskyrillos on June 07, 2009

Nice final results! But wouldn't the files be rejected for limited commercial usage or overfiltering??

Comment by Mani33 on June 06, 2009

Hi, indeed I agree with you, it's not to give up at all.
Cheers :)

Comment by Amyemilia on June 05, 2009

Very helpful... I've only tried a few of these but you encourage me to try more. Thanks.

Comment by Marilyngould on June 05, 2009

Very creative! Thanks for the tip!

Comment by Dmccale on June 05, 2009

yes that happens to me also.Cool photos.

Comment by Bradcalkins on June 05, 2009

Cool stuff!

Comment by Alexhor on June 05, 2009

Olga, that's valuable piece of advice. Nice work!

Comment by Littledesire on June 05, 2009

I like the final results. Last days I also whatch a lot of tutorials because I have nothing to upload and have some free time.

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Photo credits: Makarova Olga.

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