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  • Slow Food

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of April, 2008

    Best sellers among food images are those of fast food dishes, especially hamburgers and fries that are used on menu boards and in the many articles about the joys AND dangers of fast food. But now there is a movement in the opposite direction called slow food. In 1989 in... More
  • Update Business Images

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of January, 2008

    It’s a fact business images that work seldom ******** from the predictable: business teams, meetings, handshakes, office collaboration and portraits. Within these scenarios you should always try to move ahead by updating wardrobe and props as your images evolve.... More
  • 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
  • Global Warming

    by Ellenboughn | 11th of April, 2007

    April 22 is Earth Day. The tipping point has been reached. Politicians and corporations have joined the rest of us in sharing concern for what human activity is doing to the earth. As a consequence there is an increasing demand for images that illustrate these major issues.... More
  • Celebrating Carnival at Rhineland in Germany

    by Hel080808 | 17th of February, 2017

    Most of the regions in Germany have their own tradition to celebrate carnival. But the craziest fans of "Karneval" live in the Rhineland around the Cities of Cologne and Dusseldorf. (You have to know that the inhabitants of this cities are big enemies at this time because... More
  • Sometimes bad weather is not so bad

    by Moravaldes | 12th of February, 2017

    The popular belief is that you can only take good photos on sunny days, but a day with storm clouds can give a dramatic and expressive atmosphere to a place that on sunny days is not so attractive to photograph, To take the picture of the first image, I simply measured the... More
  • Trailer Travels

    by Lesterphotography | 11th of February, 2017

    A recent trip to the So. Rim, Grand Canyon during a snow storm created some challenging photographic conditions so I thought I would share as it might be helpful to less experienced shooters as I once was. It was cold, snowing and wind driven conditions, making it less... More
  • First access permission granted

    by Digikhmer | 3rd of January, 2017

    As I wrote in the previous blog, I started to be an active contributor 2 years after creating my account in 2011. Since April 2011, it seems that the dream is still on.    This picture of Amsterdam is my last success story. I have seen this picture from another contributor... More
  • "Guten Rutsch" New Year

    by Sylvaindeutsch | 29th of December, 2016

    As the German say, i wish everyone a "Guten Rutsch" means a good slide to the new year. It's a tradition in Germany to say that to welcome the new Year :) See you next year then with more sales and more beautiful pictures! Here is some of my work to finish that year :) Enjoy... More
  • Golden look of paddy fields

    by Shahmeiraj198139 | 24th of December, 2016

    Have you ever seen the Golden fields of paddy when it is ready to ripe, then they cut, collect and thresh the paddy. Beautiful look.           See Article
  • History of Dresden

    by Fjarabica | 18th of December, 2016

    Dresden is the capital city and after Leipzig the second-largest city of the Free State of Saxony in Germany. It is situated in a valley on the River Elbe, near the border with the Czech Republic.   Dresden has a long history as the capital and royal residence for... More
  • Right place. Wrong lens.

    by Vintagepix | 28th of November, 2016

    So here I am at the geyser in Iceland waiting for it to erupt. It turns out that it blew so high that I had the wrong lens to get it all in the frame. Before and after pics will have to do.       See Article
  • Berlin photography

    by Sylvaindeutsch | 20th of November, 2016

    Just a little article to show the beauty of Berlin. It's mostly shown as a broken City after the war, but i just wanted to show it in a different way. Click on the image to see it full format, it's croped for the Blog format. Enjoy       ... More
  • Vacation in Germany

    by Ricschmitzhoxel | 20th of September, 2016

    A few pictures from our trip to Germany in August/September 2016. Blautopf in Blaubeuren         Blautopf in Blaubeuren         Blautopf in Blaubeuren         Blautopf in Blaubeuren         Basilica in Ottobeuren  ... More
  • Spontaneous photography

    by Anorton | 2nd of September, 2016

    As someone who concentrates on food photography I often have to plan the foods I need for each photo shoot, such as for this fish finger image.   However sometimes it is necessary to make a spontaneous choice. On a recent visit to the local supermarket lobster was on promotion,... More
  • WOW what a sale

    by Anorton | 24th of August, 2016

    Like many of you, I regularly check my sales. On most occasions I read with pleasure a sale of one of my food images such as,   for $0.25, which gives me a sense of pride. Imagine my surprise and joy when I looked at my sales to see a sale of $3.75 for one of my images... More
  • What Buyers Look For When Purchasing Images With People

    by Wisconsinart | 21st of August, 2016

    There is a multitude of needs for people images so there is no single right answer when it comes to submitting images with people. Simple things like the model looking at the camera or away can grab a sale or prevent one. Therefore, the best way to handle this topic is to... More
  • What's up with Lightning?

    by Dream111184 | 11th of August, 2016

      When I was about five years old I was at home with my mom and two sisters. There was a terrible thunderstorm and the lightning was almost constant. All of us were in the living room looking out the front window watching the storm when a flash of light came out of the... More
  • Night tours on castle Svihov

    by Thorken | 2nd of July, 2016

    Every year at the end of the August we are performing fencing - theater performance "Night tours on castle Svihov". In three weekends we have about 50 repeats and thousands of visitors are enjoying the castle in uncommon way.    The play changes every year and is based... More
  • Farm animals, summer time

    by Lana4kask | 18th of June, 2016

    For urban dweller trip to the countryside is a great way to spend a weekend, walk in nature and take pictures. Especially beautiful in summer - green fields and meadows, rural landscape and various farm animals.   From a distance, have noticed meadow with wild flowers... More

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