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Are you looking for a beautiful picture of a polar bear or a beautiful sunset on a wild area in a remote region of the world? Resist the urge to pack your suitcases! If you need an image quickly and at a very reasonable cost, you have a much better chance of finding the perfect […]
On the Fotolia blog, Joe la Pompe, commercial comparator by trade, chooses his favorite advertising campaigns and compares them to visuals in our image bank. The resemblance is sometimes striking! “Every year the Cannes Film Festival returns, a bit like this visual of a mini box of popcorn, sometimes used to promote a short film […]
Andrew Ostrovsky is the creator of this week’s image, chosen due to its striking and intricate layers in terms of technique as well concept. We asked him to detail the methodology and inspiration behind his image, ‘Light of Ideas‘. “The main idea for this image was my constant fascination with interplay between human drama, mathematics […]
Fotolia is expanding its video content library and we’ve selected five high profile contributors who’ve recently added their video files; chosen due to the showcasing of superior technical as well as thematic quality. We spoke to all five contributors to find out more about their areas of expertise and why you should definitely be checking […]
Background Leave no walls bare with this week’s three images available to download absolutely free until Sunday, May 10th at 11.59pm. Vintage room interior toned image Beautiful interior bedroom with luxury blue wallpaper For more ‘wallpaper’ themed images you can find them in this dedicated gallery here.
It’s the ultimate capital question: ‘The City of Lights’ versus the The City that never sleeps’. For its new creative project, the American-Russian Nord Collective group has drawn inspiration from ‘Paris versus New York,’ an interesting book published in January, 2012, by artist and graphic designer Vahram Muratyan. “A look at a lover of Paris in […]
We are extremely excited today to announce the news that Fotolia, Europe’s leading stock image provider launches its much-anticipated new website version. The new site updates will make a considerable positive change to both our contributors and clients alike. From the visual re-design to the user-interface here’s a brief summary of the new additions and/or […]
‘Do not play with your food.’ Familiar words? Whether you’re a parent and using them yourself to teach teatime etiquette or have supper time memories of being scolded over creating plate ‘art’ you are bound to have come across this phrase at some point. Whilst most of us listen and inevitably become advocates of the ‘not playing […]
The awesome guys over at Phlearn have created a fantastic tutorial detailing how to facial hair in Photoshop using an image taken from Fotolia’s 38 million strong stock image library. Creating a Custom Brush: Step One The first and possibly most important step is to make one single hair with the brush tool. This hair should be […]
Every week we’ll be talking to our contributors about one image from their Fotolia portfolio to tell the story behind it – whether that be the inspiration, the creative concept or the technique (or all three!). Those familiar with our social media sites may be familiar with this week’s chosen image, the conceptual and […]
A Bear in the Cornfield Take a trip down memory lane and embrace your inner child with this week’s three images available to download absolutely free until Sunday, May 3rd at 11.59pm. Spinning Top and Chalk Bear For more ‘toy’ based images you can find them in this dedicated gallery here.
VideoFort is one of the biggest names in stock video content specialising in aeriel, wildlife and travel footage all incorporating Hollywood-esque quality. Founded by Steve Gatena and Alan Purwin their aim is to bring the upmost quality in HD video content to the masses ensuring that everyone has access to technical as well as thematic perfection. We were […]