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Life’s a Beach!

We were thrilled to get a chance to speak with one of our best-selling Fotolia Contributors, Nikolay Okhitin. You can be assured that you’ve seen one of his images on the cover of travel magazines, advertising glamorous beach resorts or on the websites of tourism boards – they’re that good! But enough of us singing his praises – it’s over to you Nikolay……

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The best smartphones for taking pictures and videos

At Fotolia, we love when you take pictures with your smartphones! We’ve even create a special application for iPhone and Android smartphones, Fotolia Instant, which allows you to upload and sell your best photographs to our Instant Collection.

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The Beauty of Life

We were so excited at the opportunity to speak with exclusive Fotolia Contributor Patrizia Tilly and learn a bit more about her foray into the world of stock photography, what inspires her and to see some of her favourite images in her portfolio and her reasonings why.

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On the Move: Go Pro raises the stakes

You like to capture fun videoclips in the heat of the moment? You’re a fan of extreme sports? You sell your video clips on Fotolia? All three at once? So many good reasons to fall for an actioncam! Good news, GoPro, who popularized these miniature embedded cameras, has given a facelift to its famous range, ‘Hero’.

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Simplicity frees creativity.

We caught up with Eleonore, one of France’s and Fotolia’s most successful stock photographers who has already established a big presence using the Instant Collection, to gain an insight into her work and her work methods.

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iOS8 Editing

We’re super happy to have another post from our guest contributor, Photoshop Guru Eric Renno, aka Tip Squirrel. Over to you Eric!

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How to cut our hair in Photoshop

Many of you familiar with Photoshop will know the difficulties that can come with cutting out hair in Photoshop – especially when it’s slightly unruly or in mid-’swish’.

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Best of September

September seemed to go by in a flash. The back to school and work month can take a bit of adjusting too after the summer holidays become a fond, yet distant memory. It doesn’t however appear to stop our amazing Contributors from uploading a variety of images taken all around the world.

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Trick AND Treat: Halloween Contest!

Halloween is coming and our customers need your Halloween shots before mid-October.

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Food Photos: The Italian way

We got a chance to have a quick chat with one of Fotolia’s top selling food photography Contributors. Here he explains where he gets his influences from and what it is about food photography which inspires him. Over to you Marco…..

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