Pay attention about DETAILS!

posted on 19th of july, 2010

I know that the world of photography is full of imagination & unreal things (wow yes I do!), this is one of the greatest things about it, no limits & none stop creativity! But when it comes to our daily life & professional work, we always love to find the photo that really represents the subject that we would like to cover! If we can mix the unreal with the real it would be nice to open a new imagination window for the target (client)! In some professions, a photo that represents the reality is a must, because of the laws & the rules that made to organize the companies & guarantee some safety measures!

So when you take a photo & you plan to sell it for these professions please pay attention to some details that might get the buyer choose another image & leave your image for a reason like lack of safety or missing object!

I'll give you some examples of what I mean...

1- A pharmacist or a lap doctor does not need to wear stethoscope!

2- A driver has to put his seat belt cause otherwise the whole commercial campaign will be out of law!

3- When you shoot someone driving, remember that the car has the keys in the switch!

4- When it's about construction workers, specially working on high or elevated places should wear helmets!

5- When you want to shoot a drink in a glass from that bottle, remember that the bottle should be a bit empty or not full!

Are these enough?!


Cheers ;)

Comments (27)

Posted by Dprogers on September 08, 2010
Posted by Mani33 on July 21, 2010
LOL Maigi, you think we will make any better scenes than these! :)))
Posted by Maigi on July 21, 2010
Ingrid that might be possible ;) :)))
LOL I'm looking forward for your photos, guys... :)))
Posted by Mani33 on July 20, 2010
Thanks Antoinettew!
And thanks Carol :)))
Posted by Wildmac on July 20, 2010
Great reminder thanks! The devil is in the details :))
Posted by Antoinettew on July 20, 2010
Thanks Maen. Yes, we have to be a little perfectionistic to reach our goals. Very usefull to remind us on this points.
Posted by Mani33 on July 20, 2010
NO :P :)))
Posted by Noonie on July 20, 2010
You love searching for funny images to use, don't you??? Thanks for the reminder.
Posted by Mani33 on July 20, 2010
Oh yes Brad some flags & symbols are incomplete :))
My surprise once was to find a cell phone with no zero! Only the 9 numbers!
How about Oriental scripts like Arabic, Indian& Chinese shown the opposite! That happens & not easy to detect by non natives! :)

Ingrid that might be possible ;) :)))
Posted by Titania1980 on July 20, 2010
Useful advices ;);) Since I do not have models I do not have these preocupations, but I will think if any day someone wants to be my model ;););)
Posted by Bradcalkins on July 20, 2010
Good points - I always try to make sure to have the kids in helmets for the photos, and to save their brains! I've come across the occasional US flag with not enough stars and stripes, too :)

 Boy riding tricycle 
Posted by Mani33 on July 20, 2010
Thanks Debbie, Jitka & Maigi ;)
Posted by Maigi on July 20, 2010
Great advice, Mani! :)
Posted by Starblue on July 20, 2010
Yes, this is very important and difference betbeen "older times and now in microstocks. Five years ago people would be successful with images no matter what details could be wrong... now, there is so many images and choices that details can be a factor for deciding :-) great blog!
Posted by Dmccale on July 20, 2010
thanks for the tips.great blog
Posted by Mani33 on July 20, 2010
Thanks all for your comments! :)
Posted by Mstycoon on July 20, 2010
Well done. Useful and entertaining!
Posted by Aginger on July 20, 2010
Really great advices!!!!
Posted by Trottola on July 20, 2010
Really funny!!! Also useful, if you think at important movies about roman times with actors wearing watches ;)
Posted by Youths on July 20, 2010
Thank you for sharing these ideas!!
Posted by Scottysally2 on July 20, 2010
Great tips Maen, thanks again. I like the images you've chosen. :)
Posted by Mariaam on July 20, 2010
Thanks, Maen! ;) Very useful article.
Posted by Rosedarc on July 20, 2010
Nice blog, funny images :-)
Posted by Julia161 on July 20, 2010
Cool tips, Maen. Thanks for sharing :)
Posted by Picstudio on July 20, 2010
Great information. Thanx for sharing.
Posted by Littledesire on July 19, 2010
Thanks for the useful info and reminder, Maen!
A pharmacist or a lap doctor does NOT need to wear stethoscope?!
Posted by Jeniicorv8 on July 19, 2010
Right on, Maen. Thanks for these reminders!

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