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  • Lishui China Photography Festival

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of August, 2009

    I have been invited to be a guest curator at this international festival. I would like to have comments from anyone who has attended in the past or who can tell me more about the city of Lishui. See Article
  • Get Framed

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of May, 2008

    Images that are mass-produced as ‘wall art’ or posters for use in décor differ from fine art in that the images are not signed prints or original art. The business of wall art is complex and involves multiple publishers, distributors and online retailers as well as direct... More
  • Is Your Photography Art?

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of May, 2008

    There is a continuing dust up between those who claim that commercial photography isn’t art and that the photos in museums and galleries shouldn’t be sullied by appearing in promotions or ads. Not withstanding the fact that most photographers that fall into the ‘collectible... More
  • Snow: Real or Instant?

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of October, 2007

    How do you make it snow when it doesn’t? Hands down, the real stuff is best but sometimes you have to fake it There are all manner of tricks. There is phony snow that is mixed with water and some swear by instant mashed potato flakes. A discussion about the merits of various... More
  • It's All There in Black and White

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of August, 2007

    Advertising screams, ‘We want color photos!’ and galleries yell back, ‘Only black & white matters.’ That was the past. Yes, it’s certain that color images dominate in print and web advertising and that classic photography found in galleries is more closely associated... More
  • New to photography

    by Jimmygade | 25th of July, 2016

    I am rather new to the world of photography, which has always interested me, only recent i have taken up the challenge to learn to take proper pictures, which i find very hard, but still very interesting work of art, i love taking pictures of everything in nature, animals,... More
  • Leading lines

    by Lightpro | 30th of June, 2016

    Most experienced photographers know the concept of leading lines. They are one of the most basic elements of composition. Years of studying the masters of art show these lines as a major element in some of the greatest works of art, whether it be photography or the work... More
  • Blue hour reflections and experiences

    by Hstovring | 26th of June, 2016

    The blue hour occurs twice every day, just before sunrise and after sunset, but despite its regularity it provides almost magical opportunities for photography. Do you lack colors in your photos? Would you appreciate more mystical atmosphere in your frames? And would you... More
  • My illustrations on birthday theme

    by Yana28 | 23rd of June, 2016

    Hey everyone! Here's my last illustrations on birthday theme! )                 and It looks like a children's drawing :) Fabulous meadow with red flowers and butterflies... link to my portfolio! More
  • Living Statues - art and dedication

    by Andreistancu | 22nd of June, 2016

    International Festival of Living Statues was held in Bucharest - Romania between 16-20 of Jun 2016. At over 30 degrees celsius the street performers (from Romania, Netherlands, USA, Israel, Macedonia, Germany, Great Britain, Portugal, and Russia) brought to the audience... More
  • Creating characters

    by Robmunroartist | 12th of June, 2016

    Long ago I was asked to create a character as a test of my imagination, and after having done so in a short time my creation was thrown away by the people testing me. I became shy of designing anything related to characters after that, but more recently realised the test... More
  • Other worlds

    by Keremgo | 16th of May, 2016

    The worlds I'm seeing with my mind's alien eyes - reflections of my imagination about the possibilities in our vast Universe.    In both observable and unknown parts - perhaps in other dimensions.    Where life took different shapes and... More
  • 6 sales completed with a smartphone camera

    by Aliakbar777 | 13th of May, 2016

      Hello everyone...I take photos with my phone as I don't have a DSLR. 17 photos have been uploaded,each taken with a smartphone camera (Lumia 730).Happy to inform everyone that 6 sales have been completed. See Article
  • Not only photos

    by Moravaldes | 6th of May, 2016

    Trying to give a little color to imagination especially when drawing is a fun It's to release the child we have inside with the difference that the drawing could be used by adults for professional jobs   I didn't know about interpolation technique and... More
  • My illustration want to draw on facade of residential building! :)

    by Dorvard | 29th of April, 2016

    Recently I corresponded with friend blogger who asked me to give him my picture incompetition for street-art artists. I shared with him referring to Dreamstime , and received admiring reviews. The work was approved and now it adapted to be transferred to facade. The image... More
  • Trailer Travels

    by Lesterphotography | 25th of April, 2016

    Since the purchase of my first Travel Trailer in October 2015 I have made 4 trips all in my home state of Arizona. This new RV lifestyle has really opened up some great opportunities for me. All the comforts of home in a compact 130SF. This is the definition of the '... More
  • Earth Day: Photographing mother nature

    by Mangalika | 23rd of April, 2016

    “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” – Frank Lloyd Wright   Even my conception is pretty similar to the above lines...Recent concerns of global warming, prolonged drought in parts of Asia, Lowest rainfall in Southern India, Rising sea level...all are signs... More
  • Daily render projects

    by Keremgo | 11th of April, 2016

    This concept of finishing a project daily and rendering it out without over thinking or over judging yourself is by far the best idea I've seen since first day I started interesting in digital art.       "One render a day keeps the artist block away" will not... More
  • Aarhus - an "underrated" town?!

    by Hstovring | 6th of April, 2016

    First the good news - for the first time I have three photos accepted into the same assignment contest. They are all from my home town, Aarhus, and I am really proud that Aarhus is represented in the contest. Two of the pictures are even from my daily work place, Aarhus University,... More
  • Sand Safari in Gold Coast Australia

    by Victordiola | 21st of March, 2016

       Last February this year the Sand Safari has been held at Surfers Paradise in Gold Coast in Australia. This is a 3-week festival featuring sand sculpture display from artists all over the world. Besides the sculpture displays, there are also other activities that will... More

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