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  • A Sense of Place (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of February, 2007

    I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the competition?... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top gives a clue... More
  • A Good Stock Image is an Incomplete One...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2007

    A pioneer in the stock business once said, "A good stock photo is an incomplete photo". That doesn't make sense, does it? Shouldn't a great stock photo simply be a great photo? Sometimes, yes. But think about one of the reasons stock photos sell and the unfinished... More
  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your own work.... More
  • Rural Hungarian landscapes

    by Bwagner656 | 20th of September, 2017

    I'd like to show you a few less known but beautiful places in rural Hungary. You might heard about Hortobágy and the Puszta. We skip that for now. First lets take a look at the hills just north of Lake Balaton. Not high, but the climate is excellent for wine making.... More
  • The Great American Eclipse 2017

    by Clewisleake | 20th of September, 2017

      As people around the world watched the Great American eclipse this year, and focused on the total eclipse of the sun in some places, I couldn't help but stop and notice how it brought so many people together outside as one, under the beautiful and amazing sun... More
  • The Great American Eclipse 2017

    by Clewisleake | 20th of September, 2017

      As people around the world watched the Great American eclipse this year, and focused on the total eclipse of the sun in some places, I couldn't help but stop and notice how it brought so many people together outside as one, under the beautiful and amazing sun... More
  • The Great American Eclipse 2017

    by Clewisleake | 20th of September, 2017

      As people around the world watched the Great American eclipse this year, and focused on the total eclipse of the sun in some places, I couldn't help but stop and notice how it brought so many people together outside as one, under the beautiful and amazing sun... More
  • Whimsical Wonders

    by Assignments | 18th of September, 2017

    Photoshop Design Tutorial: Whimsical Wonders A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Wondrous Fairy Tale Setting in Photoshop Russian artist Larissa, known by her name Annnmei on Dreamstime, has a small but powerful portfolio of illustrations that utilize... More
  • Product photography: my first experience

    by Apers | 18th of September, 2017

         As you can see, I have some experience with photoshoots with models, so I thought that product photography was easy. Last week my daughter asked me to take some pictures of crocheting she makes and sells via her Etsy webshop, DC crochet Design. She was... More
  • Deserts, those alien landscapes of our home planet

    by Malinash | 18th of September, 2017

                  Nature gives us plenty of fascinating landscapes, but there are only a few of us who dare to capture the greatness of a desert. Deserts offer us a different kind of uniqness and as a photographer this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you... More
  • School Attendance

    by Jaquiht | 17th of September, 2017

    It’s the time of year when I traditionally use my photography to help local schools to achieve their targets.   The dragonflies and butterflies are starting to hide away for another year, so I am turning my macro lens towards the ground in search of photogenic fungus.... More
  • Trust me, I'm a Macro Photographer

    by Antonycooperba | 17th of September, 2017

       Hi, I'm Antony and I came to be a photographer via engineering, popular music, plumbing, classical music, building maintenance, separation, divorce, fine art painting, college lecturing and caring for an elderly relative. Doubtless you are thinking this was a rather... More
  • Select your face

    by NeyMevlevi | 16th of September, 2017

      Body language is one of a kind of non verbal communication (don't use the words) but using the body for example, by using facial expressions. Facial expression is one of the types of body language so that facial expression itself can be interpreted as a form of nonverbal... More
  • An Old Camera And A Cheap Lens

    by Keremgo | 16th of September, 2017

    "Give me a lever and a place to stand and I will move the earth" - Archimedes Can we do the same with an "old" camera and "cheap" lens in our world? Surely we can because even the cheapest materials that produced today is much more efficient than in the past and we are... More
  • Husbands, take note! – Wife Appreciation Day is here

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 14th of September, 2017

    If it’s the 3rd Sunday in September, then it must be Wife Appreciation Day – or as we like to refer to it in my house, just your typical day! Wife Appreciation Day was designed to celebrate wives without children – kind of like a Mother’s Day without the Labor... More
  • Superstar of the Woods

    by Sangiorzboy | 14th of September, 2017

      I believe we can all agree that the Fly Agaric (Amanita Muscaria) is, by far, the most recognizable mushroom in the world. It is the Poster-boy for trouble, the Icon for poisonous mushrooms. However, not many people know that it's widely consumed throughout the northern... More
  • Why my photographs aren’t selling?

    by Tru9ja | 13th of September, 2017

    There could be many reasons why we are here. I can assure you many are here because they desire to sell their photographs and make some extra cash. Having joined with that good intention, the reality on the ground is not what you initially envisaged. Sales are low. Not... More
  • Four Steps to Taking Great Photos of Stars and the Milky Way

    by GWHughes | 12th of September, 2017

    There are some great opportunities, and challenges, in photographing the night sky. This is especially true if you want to include the Milky Way as in this photo below. Here are four steps to make it easier for you. 1. Plan the location. You are looking for the darkest... More
  • Photography Quotes

    by Allexxe | 12th of September, 2017

    I like to read quotes about every aspect of life and I have found some related to photographers that I liked very much. I this post I will share with you all some of them. Maybe you know them, maybe you don't, but I hope you will like them and it will be like a breathe of... More

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