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  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • Pick a beautiful pattern

    by Olgavic | 19th of October, 2016

    Hi. Pick a beautiful pattern of red flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern of blue flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern of yellow flowers.     Pick a beautiful pattern on your favorite background: Red background,     Yellow background,... More
  • Take a tour to Alleppey - Venice of the East

    by Anoopkumar4466 | 6th of October, 2016

       Paddy field texture Paddy fields are a majority of the scenes at Kuttanadu (the rice bowl of Kerala) in Alleppey (or Alappuzha) district of Kerala, India. It was a major business port in India at ancient times. The artificial canals made for... More
  • Be creative when choosing background images

    by Sandro11 | 23rd of September, 2016

    A typical request by my clients is to remove backgrounds from images and replace them with stock photos. Usually, the client has an idea of what they’d like that new background to look like. Even so, I like to explore alternate backgrounds because sometimes they have a... More
  • Ad-Lib to Fade: Give More Freedom to Web Designers

    by Michaelafree | 23rd of September, 2016

    When graphic designers or photographers create web backgrounds for sale to web designers, they often forget one fundamental problem of the internet – variable screen width. A website must look as good on a mobile phone as on a TV-size monitor, which often feels as like... More
  • 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
  • Select the perfect background image

    by Robinstockphotos | 15th of September, 2016

    The purpose of a background image extends far beyond just filling up free space. A creative background can draw viewers into your content and give them a head start by getting your message across undistorted. Here are some points to note before selecting your next background... More
  • 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
  • Beautiful mountains

    by Ajlis | 30th of August, 2016

    This summer I was traveling in the mountains. It was very beautiful, incredibly beautiful, indescribably beautiful. Now I have in my portfolio these beautiful pictures from the Caucasian nature summer mountains.         More
  • Sealife

    by Ajlis | 30th of August, 2016

    Someday I'll live by the sea. In the meantime, the sea is my favorite.       See Article
  • For better background images

    by Eternalfour | 22nd of August, 2016

    I see you posting a lot of background related visuals which may have a good selling rate. Normally you’d be busy posting those visuals with the hope of them be selected at first then sold later, however the preference of them being sold may dominate the latter giving... 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

    by Romeojuly | 17th of March, 2016

    . . .Sometimes somebody told me that I can see beauty where others do not notice it...In me have artistic talent ?I dont know...there was a time people told me that I had a good draw.Perhaps that was the...I no longer picked up a brush and paint.I gave my preference to digit.... More
  • Street art makes for great backgrounds

    by Bragearonsen | 1st of February, 2016

    Some of my best sellers are shots of street art in the streets of my home town Oslo. They make for great backgrounds and are popular with designers. Here are some of my favourite ones:                 More
  • Happy New 2016!

    by Kvintet | 30th of December, 2015

    Congratulations, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I wish you happiness, prosperity, peace!   Always be in the right place at the right time.    Shoot a lot of excellent new photo.    And of course, good sales and purchases. Thank you all! More
  • Starting to upload concept art and digital backgrounds

    by Coralreefart | 21st of December, 2015

    I am starting to upload digital background. I want to upload all type of image which I can imagine. Taj Mahal In future Beautiful forest scene Tropical mountain island                 More
  • Another sale

    by Shaereemukherjee | 8th of September, 2015

    Hello, Had another sale today. This is my third sale. This time it was the Floral Fractal Background. Feeling sooo happy. :) I usually use twitter, facebook & pinterest to promote my works. Are there any other sites where I can share my works so that my portfolio gets... More
  • Backgrounds always and everywhere

    by Fjarabica | 22nd of August, 2015

    In normal photo shoot somewhere in town can always find a couple of opportunities to interesting background. For example, the brick background from Prague, Vyšehrad wall.   Or just any brick walls of buildings on the environment   Personally, I like the walls and streets... More
  • Funny Animals Cartoon so cute.

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 9th of July, 2015

    Some pictures of funny animals I drew. It's very fun colorful nature. And some background mushrooms can you like it.                      More
  • Unusual background

    by Whitetqueen | 3rd of July, 2015

    Of all the categories design that our profession deals with most attracted me to design unusual, abstract background with a combination of multitudes of colors. Sauces and nuances that get playing with a palette of various patterns and combining them with light effects mapped... More

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