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  • 11 Ways to Get Started Creating Concept Pieces

    by Smokinggun7 | 8th of December, 2016

      (This is the #1 result for "big fish in a small pond." But it's a shark. How could you benefit from creating concepts?) Can I let you in on a dirty little secret? A lot of designers out there don't want to admit it, but, well... There are a lot of us who have... More
  • Forcing myself to "shoot stock"

    by Robinstockphotos | 4th of February, 2013

    Stock photography is supposed to be serious business, right? Where you have bring well dressed businessmen in dark suit sporting spotless neckties, a finger hovering around in the air drawing an increasing bar graph? Or maybe pressing a button on a touch screen that strikes... More
  • Concepts rule our lives...

    by Goldution | 7th of December, 2010

    They say that so called "conceptual" images are more in demand, and seems it is ever so true.. I celebrate today my first level 2 image! ....and it is a new challenge ahead to see if anyone buys it now at increased level 2 price... Greetings! More
  • Saturation, Invention, and a new old direction

    by Goosey | 10th of September, 2010

    So here we all are, slavishly adding new images to an ever increasing pile of creativity and opportunity. But how many times now is the same subject being captured from all perspectives, and how long will it be before we can't add a truly "new" image any more? As a 3D... More
  • The Challenge of Conceptual Photos

    by Svisho | 8th of October, 2009

    I am a newbie in stock photography, so naturally I have a lot to learn and for me it is a very challenging and at the same time inspiring process… I read lots of articles about what sells best in stock photography, how to take better pictures and so on, but I guess what... More
  • Creative images must be planned

    by Saniphoto | 13th of July, 2009

    In my blog saniphoto.blogspot.com I posted an article in two parts, about the process of creating a couple ideas on social networking. Here I want instead to tell you the preliminary procedures I usually apply before getting the idea done. Basically, if an idea spring... More
  • Creative and funny

    by Saniphoto | 6th of July, 2009

    I was trying to brainstorm recently around some ideas that would convey a humorous or funny visual effect. The idea of 'head into the cloud' was one of these and I made it with great pleasure and fun. Grabbed the material from my personal archive of 'stock images' (photo... More
  • Making progress

    by Zenotri | 15th of May, 2009

    One of my goals in a previous Blog was to try to move towards something conceptual in my photography. I had some success yesterday!!! I managed to combine 2 images taken over the last week in photoshop and I am very chuffed that the 2 files I submitted were accepted.... More
  • Think Extracubicularly

    by Toynutz | 25th of March, 2009

  • conceptual images - sometimes accidental

    by Arenacreative | 25th of February, 2008

    I was in NYC walking down canal street (chinatown) back when I was about 20 years old, with a bunch of my friends one afternoon. My friend Paul is a crazy guy, and I told him to go and chase the pigeon down the street. When he took off running, I snapped the shot with my... More
  • Let's see your conceptual montages

    by Arenacreative | 15th of February, 2008

    Here are a few that I've done in the past - I wish I had more time to start combining my huge library of art elements into some saleable conceptual montages. Would you guys like to share a few of yours? This is the spot to do it! More
  • Time - a double edged sword in photography

    by Fertographer | 1st of October, 2007

    A time as simple as it can get, is your friend and also your foe. An intangible factor, an asset or liability? To me, time is essential in photography not just about getting shots done within a given time but more specifically, working for time. Time is limited,... More

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