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  • Michaelafree
    The Conundrum of the Upper Right Corner in Web Design

    by Michaelafree | 22nd of September, 2016

    Studies of user-behavior show, the upper right corner of a website is the area the human eye is least drawn to. This makes it a perfect spot for a contextual image, something users see, but don’t need to read. But who would shoot a picture like that? We Simply Read Left... More
  • Wisconsinart
    What Buyers Look For In Background Images

    by Wisconsinart | 30th of August, 2016

    There is a great need for background images in the microstock industry, however, their uses can vary greatly so there is no real rule of thumb for producing background images. Instead, it can be helpful in understanding what buyers may be looking for.   First of all,... More
  • Matthewcuda
    Backgrounds for Nature Photography

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of June, 2015

    We have all had the experience of taking the family to a commercial portrait studio to have some family photos made. We all get dressed up in our Sunday best, comb our hair and probably look and act as if we are going to a funeral rather than a festive photography adventure.... More
  • Pakinai17
    Backgrounds and Texture.Take a look at highlights from the simple

    by Pakinai17 | 8th of January, 2015

    Backgrounds and Texture . Take a look at highlights from the simple and plain. These images capture the attention of smart phones and digital cameras and compact source of Shared simple around us.                   More
  • Whitetqueen
    Ideas are transformed into images

    by Whitetqueen | 8th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone, I want to share with you that I have achieved significant results from the 300 online files, this is a great happiness for me! Most of my works are ideas transformed into an image in Photoshop and CorelDraw, illustrations and backgrounds for websites.... More
  • Steveacer
    Simple Backgrounds

    by Steveacer | 28th of November, 2014

    As I always have a camera with me wherever I go I am always looking for new things to shoot. Speaking to a designer gave me the idea of simple backgrounds, so now when I am out and about I find myself looking into the sky, puddles, fences and the ground more. Here are... More
  • Steveacer
    600 Uploads In 2 Months

    by Steveacer | 12th of November, 2014

    I have had 600 uploads accepted in just over 2 months, I have also shot all of the photos that I have uploaded in the last 2 months and have not used any that I already had taken. I have found it hard work but very rewarding, when someone takes the time to say a nice comment... More
  • Tempestz
    It's all about the children

    by Tempestz | 8th of May, 2013

    As mentioned in a previous blog of mine, capturing the perfect images of children sometimes means letting kids behave naturally to catch some great candid shots. Think of children exploring a beach at low tide and the expressions on their faces as they find a starfish or... More
  • Wordplanet
    Spring Abstract Background Collection - looking for suggestions

    by Wordplanet | 20th of March, 2013

    Designers always need backgrounds and I thought this was the perfect time of year to put together a public collection of soft abstract spring backgrounds and so I'm asking you all to suggest images to include. I'm looking for images that say spring time - bright or... More
  • Wordplanet
    My 300th Sale :) & Keeping Track

    by Wordplanet | 19th of September, 2012

    I haven't checked my stats in a while and went on today and saw that I just made my 300th sale. Right on the nose. It was this photo which just made Level 4: This summer, I caught up on a project I started ages ago, making contact sheets from my various shoots and keeping... More
  • Atenuant
    New uploads

    by Atenuant | 17th of August, 2011

    Due the lack of inspiration in photography I've made my firsts backgrounds : See Article
  • Honkamaa
    Daily post

    by Honkamaa | 20th of July, 2011

    Got 10 more photos approved yesterday (3 rejected). Good ratio for me since I was at about 35% approval rare earlier but now I am more serious about this. :) I have 26 photos online now so really closing in on my 50 photos goal. Still 7 photos waiting for approval, most... More
  • Cooper5022
    Getting you closer to nature

    by Cooper5022 | 12th of March, 2010

    Hi all. Here is an invite to get you closer to nature by picking one of my nature pics as your desktop background :-). I have many possibilities in my portfolio for your specific mood i.e. birds, wild animals or nature scenes. Below are a few options for you, but please... More
  • Antloft
    Give them what they want!

    by Antloft | 13th of October, 2009

    So, 2 months in and not great results. At the moment searching around for the right content that will interest enough buyers and generate sales. My latest train of thought has been background content as this is something that I would use also. The trick is making it interesting... More
  • Toynutz
    Unusual Patterns Found in Common Places

    by Toynutz | 9th of June, 2009

    Left: A pile of shattered glass along railroad tracks (left), a brick wall on the side of a church, a tree trunk scorched by forest fire... You can find a surprising assortment of color, texture and abstract design in common places. Here are a few examples of patterns,... More
  • Artistar
    BACKGROUND ILLUSTRATIONS COLLECTION

    by Artistar | 8th of April, 2009

    Hello everybody!! I want to share with al this collection of backgrounds illustrations. Take a look! Greetings! BACKGROUND ILLUSTRATIONS COLLECTION More
  • Artistar
    TEXTURES COLLECTION

    by Artistar | 7th of April, 2009

    Hi everyone! The simplicity and beauty of a texture image is some of my favorite subjects. I invite you to see this collection. Greetings!! TEXTURES COLLECTION More
  • Ladykassie
    Another tutorial

    by Ladykassie | 10th of January, 2009

    just another little tutorial on what more you can do with your photos.. My Blog See Article
  • Delmiaco
    Photoshop Templates vs. Digital Backdrops

    by Delmiaco | 19th of December, 2008

    I have been creating Photoshop templates and Digital Backdrops for over a year now, and I have just recently submitted some of them to DT... waiting on approval (only 127 hours left) haha. I will be interested in seeing which ones pass (if any) or fail.... More
  • Solos
    Space stars

    by Solos | 1st of December, 2008

    Please, look at my new space backgrounds that can be useful in Christmas holidays designs. See Article

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