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Free Images of the Week – Textured Backgrounds

06.07.2015

Free Images of the Week – Textured Backgrounds

Dry Leaf on Textured Paper This week’s three free images of the week are perfect for Photoshop composites, giving you the perfect background for any layered creation! Download all three, absolutely free until Sunday 12th July, 11.59pm. Old Wood Texture   Orange Grunge Textured Wall Background For more images on the same theme you can […]

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Fotolia vs. Commercials – Melting Earth

06.07.2015

Fotolia vs. Commercials – Melting Earth

On the Fotolia blog, Joe la Pompe, “Coincidences hunter in advertising”, chooses his favorite advertising campaigns and compares them to visuals in our image bank. The resemblance is sometimes striking!  The globe has the shape of a ball, and the analogy between the Earth and a melting ice is more relevant than ever in these […]

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Video Potential in Mobile Advertising

06.07.2015

Video Potential in Mobile Advertising

By the end of 2016/beginning of 2017, video viewing on smartphones and tablets should compete equally with computer viewing. This is one of the main findings of a recent study, conducted by Adobe, dealing with the viewing of video content on mobile phones and the impact of this new trend on advertising. To support its […]

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The Dynamics of Dance

06.07.2015

The Dynamics of Dance

We got a chance to speak with Fotolia Contributor Alexander Yakovlev, a talented photographer who captures the dynamics of the body in action in a very artistic way. Can you tell us more about your background and your journey into photography? I live in Russia in Moscow. I studied to be a lawyer, but the […]

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The Blur Gallery – Path Blur

06.07.2015

The Blur Gallery – Path Blur

This week, on-hand Photoshop Guru Eric Renno, aka Tip Squirrel guides us through ‘Blur’ in Photoshop as part of a mini-series on the subject.  In this mini series we’ll be taking a look at Blur, the nemesis of all photographers but there’s times when adding it can really make a difference. Let’s kick off the series […]

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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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