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  • Do you know funny games?

    by Mariaam | 19th of August, 2010

    I like to draw games for kids, but I need some new ideas. Maybe you can help me!? I would appreciate it very much, if you can give me a tip - Which game is not yet included in this collection> "Funny games for kids" There are following ones included so far: Word games,... More
  • Cropping - old issue, still ignored by most

    by Demonike | 8th of August, 2010

    We keep getting emails from buyers where they complain about poor cropping of images. Not poor compositions, but poor cropping in regards for file usability. We were asked to pass the following comment directly to our community — Received by feedback form on the site:... More
  • Admins and Reviewers Contest

    by Maigi | 7th of August, 2010

    There are always contests for submitters and buyers. Now it's time to test out our dear admins and reviewers. We all love you, so you can be sure about 100% support from us in this. Here's a deal: The Game has proven to be a great tool in evaluating somebody's stock orientation.... More
  • Expensive lens - still soft images!?

    by Demonike | 29th of July, 2010

    Recently I have started to notice that we get an increasing number of product and people shots that are NOT out of focus, but are kind of soft anyway. As the review tool shows conveniently the EXIF of the photograph, a correlation started to emerge. Namely, the correlation... More
  • The number of the beast

    by Mariaam | 25th of July, 2010

    Hi everybody! Today on sunday my "Total sales" number is 666, which is the famous Number of the Beast! .........LOL! :D What a freaky coincidence! Hehehe.... ;) More
  • 27 Amazing Photos of Majestic Mountains

    by Maigi | 17th of July, 2010

    Those beautiful, beautiful mountains... I have always admired the high mountains. Maybe it's because I live on a flat land and I have to accept the fact that the curvature what we are calling "our highest mountain", is 318 meters high. And I can't show you the pictures,... More
  • Editorial: Surprise!

    by Mariaam | 15th of July, 2010

    My second editorial image is online! Yeah! But the funny thing is that it´s editorial to my surprise!!! :D I have uploaded this illustrations under the commercial RF licence and DT send me an e-mail and turned it to editorial. My new editorial image: That´s my... More
  • 12 Most Downloaded Construction Collages

    by Maigi | 6th of July, 2010

    People are always builders. We like to create, invent, make things better, more beautiful and more comfortable. We like to build things up, to tear them down, and build them up again. No wonder images about builders and construction sites and tools are often searched buy... More
  • My first editorial image

    by Mariaam | 5th of July, 2010

    Woohoo!! Great news! Today my first editorial image got accepted. Can´t believe it...I´m very excited! Thanks very much! :D See Article
  • HOT.....

    by Mariaam | 4th of July, 2010

    It´s sunday and although I have the time to concentrate on creating illustrations, I can hardly make any. The heat is killing me...My computer is getting hot, I can not work on it and always have to make breaks. I know summer is fantastic, but a cool breeze would be great... More
  • 5000 sales!

    by Roberto1977 | 1st of July, 2010

    Yesterday I celebrated my 5000th sale!! When I joined here in september 2007 I had not a photos archive to upload and I didn’t know anything about vectorial graphic. I started from scratch. I learned day by day here and by myself. So, the little “moral” of the story... More
  • ...from outer space! :)

    by Mariaam | 29th of June, 2010

    A funky new collection: Illustrations with the outer space and aliens ... > ...from outer space! I hope you like it! See Article
  • Take the time!

    by Mariaam | 22nd of June, 2010

    As I mentioned in my last blog article > Re-keywording has to be done!, I am re-keywording my images now! I can´t believe which keywords I´ve chosen in the past... :O And now this means for me double the work! So, please, don´t make the same mistake as I did! Always... More
  • The Best Reward

    by Maigi | 21st of June, 2010

    What an exciting week I left behind. I remember as I almost sworn I will never shoot the weddings. Cause I just can't stand that pressure, that you have to do everything right and don't have room for mistakes, cause just don't have a repeated opportunity to fix your mistake.... More
  • 500 uploads!

    by Francy874 | 21st of June, 2010

    Today I am very happy for two reasons! my sixth nephew was born and I have also reached 500 uploads! and now my next goal is to reach the 1000 uploads! I hope to do so by the end of the year...Thanks to all! This is the image n° 500 and I hope to bring good luck! More
  • Re-keywording has to be done!

    by Mariaam | 19th of June, 2010

    I always try my best to add the most important keywords to the images. It happened very rare that I got an image rejected because of wrong keywords or description - That´s the reason why I always thought that all the keywords are ok. But I had a critical look at my portfolio... More
  • About and around CEPIC, Dublin 2010

    by Tangie | 17th of June, 2010

    We're back from this year's CEPIC conference and after gathering the notes and observations made there, we've put together this article to give you a general idea of what went on in Dublin. This year, more than ever, microstock was under the spotlight. Many... More
  • World refugee day, June 20

    by Nikitu | 16th of June, 2010

    June 20 is World Refugee Day and UNHCR has special reports, events and videos on the more than 40 million people currently without a place to call home. These are people driven out of their homes, villages, cities and countries by ruthless wars and dictators. This year's... More
  • Why I love summertime so much! :)

    by Mariaam | 4th of June, 2010

    There are so many reasons why I just love the summer! Just a few examples: + The weather is fine! :) Yeah! + The mood is great and gives inspiration! + I can go swimming and sunbathing! + It´s the best time to barbecue...Yummy! + It´s also the time for going on holidays... More
  • A Bit of Hard Work Does Pay Off

    by BCritchley | 3rd of June, 2010

    Well I have been a member here for just over a year and for most part not very successful. My first month saw me get 15 uploads and 45 rejections. It hurt and I pretty much felt fed up and left it feeling like I did not have what it takes to provide stock photographs.... More

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