Photography

Success in Stock Photography

Have you ever been to a stock photography site and found that a lot of the photography all looks the same?  Yeah, me too. To be sure, there is a place for the impossibly good looking people, with blindingly white smiles, shot in bright flat light.   They do sell well, but the microstock market is oversaturated with them, and not everybody is looking for the generic “stocky” look.  Many discerning designers are now searching for images that look more realistic.    

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How To Compose A Photograph That Looks Great

Some people just seem to have mastered the art of taking a photograph. They keep their eyes open, look around, source something that catches their eye and without too much fuss or setting up of the shot, they capture a stunning image. So what makes for a great and memorable photograph? How do you turn an ordinary shot with fairly ordinary subject matter into something artistic and memorable?

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The 8 Technology Marvels Of 21st Century

The 21st Century has been blessed with wonderful technology feats. There was a South African man who was an amputee but proofed to the whole world that disability is not inability. This man was called Oscar Pistorius and on the particular day he appeared for the Paralympics, he was on prosthetic blades ready to participate in the 400m race. He surprising took 45 seconds only to complete that race. When he showed such capabilities people started to re-evaluate their thinking about people who are disabled. The increasing technology has seen men come up with very wonderful projects as listed below:

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Beginner’s Guide to Shooting Landscapes

Ever wondered how some photographers manage to capture those majestic, jaw-dropping landscape shots? Contrary to popular belief, you don’t necessarily need a whizz-bang SLR camera to take amazing photos. With these golden rules, you too can be well on the way to capturing landscapes like a pro. Light, camera action – There is a reason why light always comes first.  Correct lighting is essential to all types of photography, and this is especially true for landscape photography. A general rule of thumb for most photographers is too shoot either ten minutes before sunrise or  ten minutes before sunset as  this …

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Advertising Design Using Photo Manipulation

Creativity is the key to a successful and effective ad design. It relies on the artist’s idea and how his perception travel and explore the vast category and style of design ensuring that the final product is enticing to the public viewer. Photos are the most essential element of product ad that delivers an effective communication to customers and business.  Today we have stumble and would like to share you the creative photo manipulation of Jean Yves Lemoigne

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Photography Experiment: Movement to the Beat

What happens to liquids, specially colored liquids, when stressed by music? Work of art will be born which the bare eyes seldom witness. In this photographic experiment,  Juan Pablo Gaviria of Bogota, Colombia cover a loudspeaker with a balloon to create a surface into with him then pour some liquid paint. He connect the loudspeaker to his iPhone, and when the music hits the speaker, the liquid starts to dance to the music. Then, a kind of magic the human eye can’t see starts.

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The Whimsical Photography of Dean West

Surreal photography is all about how you portray the unimaginable, bizarre and unreal capture and apply a finishing touch of a designer. This kind of photography requires the vision and creativity of the photographer, deep imagination and dream-like way of thinking is a major key to a successful execution of surrealism.

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19 Magnificent Landscape Photography

Whether you are traveling or just refreshing your niche of photography, landscape photography is one of the simple yet complex genres and this is best to warm up your gear if you are out of subjects. Simply get out of from your hole and take a look around and prepare to snap with the luckiest spot you can find in your surroundings.

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