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Scenes from the Street

02.07.2015

Scenes from the Street

Street photography’s popularity lies not only in the dynamism and energy of its subjects, but also the stories that remain partially complete allowing every individual to create their own interpretation of the shot: ‘who they are?’, ‘what they’re doing?’, ‘what are they thinking?’ etc. New York City based photographer David Lykes Keenan’s book release entitled ‘Fair […]

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Capturing the Spirit of Cats

30.06.2015

Capturing the Spirit of Cats

Cats and the Internet historically go hand in hand. But what happens to those cats that may be missing a hand (or paw if we’re being specific) or eye? Polish photographer Monika Małek’s series of cat images all have one common theme; the cats have a disability. Her aim, she discusses, is to highlight that regardless […]

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Free Images of the Week: Taste of the Tropics

29.06.2015

Free Images of the Week: Taste of the Tropics

Beautiful girl in a black bathing suit lying on the sand Don’t miss out on this week’s free images, all tropically themed, available until Sunday, 5th July, 11.59pm. Hawaiian paradise Tropical Food For more images on this theme you can find them in this dedicated gallery here.

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Story Behind the Image: Businessmen in Rain

29.06.2015

Story Behind the Image: Businessmen in Rain

We spoke to Fotolia Contributor Igor Stevanovic to find out the story behind one of his top-selling images. He highlights a very valuable lesson in the stock industry that if something doesn’t appear to be successful, adapt! You never know what success may follow as result: “This image was created back in the days when […]

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Story Behind the Image: Master of Industry

23.06.2015

Story Behind the Image: Master of Industry

We spoke to emerald-ranking Fotolia Contributor Ingo Bartussek to find out more about his series presenting a specific industry. We often discuss on this blog the importance for contributors to depict and capture authentic industry scenarios, as clients want legitimacy when choosing images. Ingo’s work is an exemplary example of this! “Many of my most successful […]

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Spotlight on Fotolia Contributor Mark Schwettmann

22.06.2015

Spotlight on Fotolia Contributor Mark Schwettmann

You know the type of photos that you see in high-end travel magazines and brochures that make you crave a vacation to some remote land or glamorous city? Well Fotolia Contributor Mark Schwettmann’s images do exactly that. We got a chance to speak with him about his love for travel and photography and how the […]

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Free Images of the Week: Planes

22.06.2015

Free Images of the Week: Planes

Turbine Blades Join the jet set and download this week’s three free images of the week, all based on aeroplanes, available until 11.59pm on Sunday, June 28th. The Plane Mountain Flying For more images on the theme of flying you can find them in this dedicated here.

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Meeting up with DomQuichotte

22.06.2015

Meeting up with DomQuichotte

There is no need for a detailed introduction of this man. He’s a Digital Artist, a high-end Retoucher, an Art Director and an Online Tutor – and he is one of the very best in each of those disciplines! We had the pleasure of meeting ‘Master of all Trades’ DomQuichotte for an interview. In addition […]

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Photoshop Displacement Maps

17.06.2015

Photoshop Displacement Maps

This week our on-hand Photoshop expert Eric Renno, aka Tip Squirrel explores ‘Photoshop Displacement Maps’. Over to you Eric…. When you want to add two or more images together quite often you’ll want to contort one to the shape of the other. This can be done with ease in Photoshop using the Displacement Map filter. Its […]

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Story Behind the Image: Through The Wormhole

16.06.2015

Story Behind the Image: Through The Wormhole

Daniela and Adrian Mangiuca, the founders of niche sci-fi video and design company And INC. shared with us the potential of selling on stock through the example of one of their videos from their Fotolia portfolio. “The clip you mentioned is part of a science fiction series we are working on for several years now. I would love to tell […]

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Rise: Fotolia Showreel

16.06.2015

Rise: Fotolia Showreel

We have featured some of our finest footage in our premier showreel, Rise. Multiple stories merge into one, easing into a new day. Visit Fotolia to see what you can create from our royalty-free video library today. All video clips used to create this inspiring showreel can be found in this gallery.

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Adobe Stock Launches!

16.06.2015

Adobe Stock Launches!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of a brand new stock marketplace, Adobe Stock! As most of you will know, Adobe has continually strived to ensure those working in the creative industry, including photographers, are at the forefront of their company environment and ethos. We are together working to expand this vision towards a […]

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