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  • Russia for Stock Photographers -Part One

    by Amitai | 30th of September, 2017

    I just returned from two weeks in Russia. It was a family trip to Moscow, St. Petersburg and Ufa, near the Ural Mountain Ridge. Russia is heaven for stock photographers. Friendly people, a wealth of World Heritage sites. Rich history with many relics and past times buildings,... More
  • Lachish Region - Unknown Gem In Central Israel

    by Amitai | 2nd of April, 2017

    Today I want to share with you the wonders of a region located in central Israel.   Mere 40 minutes from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem that offers a lot of exciting sites to visit and a world heritage site - Lachish Region.   This hilly area has underground man-made caves... More
  • The Weekend Stock Photographer

    by Amitai | 3rd of March, 2017

    What does it take to become a stock photographer? today? nothing.   (shot on a day trip with my daughter). A decent camera, basic composition skills (since Auto everything/photoshop will take care of the rest) is all you need.   (shot on a family trip to a nearby... More
  • Eight sales on a single day

    by Amitai | 25th of December, 2015

    Two days ago, someone bought 8 of my images in one day, all from the same "Holy land series" images.   These images have been posted on DT for couple of years now, selling here and there, while I slowly increase the number of images that belong to this series.  ... More
  • When It Really Works

    by Amitai | 7th of January, 2015

    Three weeks ago I had the most satisfying photographic moment in my life. What started as a photo op (driving my parents in law, far away from my house... :-) ) turned into an amazing moment when all the elements for a good photo aligned.    ... More
  • Spicing Up the Relationship

    by Amitai | 11th of December, 2014

    There is something very comforting, knowing you have your best bet image, the one that will always be there for you. And yet, every once in a while, a new image that has been there in your portfolio forever, only to increase your online portfolio, sales. It feels great,... More
  • When Your Pictures Sell

    by Amitai | 18th of November, 2014

    In Israel the Dry Season lasts 6-8 months and ends in heavy rain sometime between mid October and mid November. My photos have similar behavior. I experience "dry season" that can last up to a month, then there is a burst of downloads that boost my confidence... More
  • Returning to Dreamstime

    by Amitai | 6th of February, 2014

    It's been years, 6 years since I last managed to upload a picture to Dreamstime. Many reasons contributed to this fact. I will talk about two: 1. I hadn't been able to get away from my daily activities to photograph. Children, career, getting my BA, all these factors... More
  • With a Little Help from My friends

    by Amitai | 19th of October, 2009

    In my previous post I spoke about egaging family members in the stock photography business. Now I want to talk about other forms of help that is available to use, with little effort. Friends, are a valuable asset to use. The picture on top and this one- are shots of my... More

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