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Women in Sport

03.05.2016

Women in Sport

In 1896 women were not allowed to participate in the Olympic Games. Thankfully, since then Western culture has socially evolved elevating women’s roles socially, politically and culturally. Notwithstanding the need for further advancements in gender equality in many aspects of global culture, we have made progress regarding women’s place in the world today. As media […]

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Composite a Backlight in Adobe Photoshop CC

02.05.2016

Composite a Backlight in Adobe Photoshop CC

In this post we’ll take a nice image of a woman in a field and give it an autumnal, backlit feel to it. The images in this post are: Girl is traveling into Barley field by Prachanart and blue sky by detshana Preparation To my mind, there’s four areas that I may need to isolate […]

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The Magic Light of Azulclaritocasiblanco

02.05.2016

The Magic Light of Azulclaritocasiblanco

Last week we wrote about the creation of Addictive Stock Creatives, the first Spanish premium stock photo production company, directly focused on creating high level content for Fotolia. Today we go further and introduce you to one of its authors, photographer Thais Ramos also know as Azulclaritocasiblanco. Can you firstly give a little introduction to yourself, what […]

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Brocreative

29.04.2016

Brocreative

Sports photography is notoriously difficult in the world of microstock due to strict copyright and property IPO laws. As most sports pitches and players themselves are generally coated in brands and their faces, game numbers and clothes falling under licensing constraints means photographers have to develop other ways of sourcing sports photography.   Dave Broberg, or […]

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Addictive Stock Creatives: A new producer of stock in Spain is born

28.04.2016

Addictive Stock Creatives: A new producer of stock in Spain is born

The market for stock photos is constantly evolving, and every day new agencies and new collections emerge, which makes stock photography be increasingly on everyone’s lips. From the point of view of photographers, this market still has much room for growth in Spain. However, many authors from various disciplines (social, fashion, food, sports, travel, photojournalism) […]

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RAW vs. JPEG

27.04.2016

RAW vs. JPEG

What is RAW and why do you need it? A question most asked of new photographers is ‘do you shoot raw? It’s almost a rite of passage one has to take. Photographers love to explain what raw is and why you absolutely, most defiantly, with no exceptions, should shoot raw, but is it really that […]

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Best of March

26.04.2016

Best of March

Activities take the spotlight in March’s ‘Best of’ gallery (which can also be attributed to our lateness in publishing this post – now Spring is here there’s so much more to see and do!). Whether it’s sport, music, leisure or craft related, March’s gallery showcases the ways in which people relax, keep fit and better themselves culturally, […]

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Sasha Katz: The world has become GIF!

25.04.2016

Sasha Katz: The world has become GIF!

The GIF universe appeared on our screens incidentally a few years ago without us realizing the importance it would have in our lives. By the means of brief animations that border on being absurd, capable of changing our mood or making us laugh out loud, we have become familiar with a new form of communication that, for the […]

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In Anxious Anticipation

19.04.2016

In Anxious Anticipation

 When photography plays with anxiety Adrenaline is a hormone that flows through our blood, arriving at hidden parts of our bodies. It acts as a neurotransmitter in situations of high-alert in which we must be resolute, launching survival mechanisms that come into play when we find ourselves in emergency situations. It has physiological and psychological […]

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12 Essential creative events in Europe in 2016

18.04.2016

12 Essential creative events in Europe in 2016

Even if you have missed the first events of the season like La Fête du Graphisme in Paris, Forward in Vienna and Munich, Offset Dublin, Resonate in Belgrade, or if don’t have tickets for this week’s D&AD Festival, don’t worry, the 2016 season is full of very interesting creative meetups. D&AD Festival D&AD Festival is […]

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Bon appétit

13.04.2016

Bon appétit

When it comes to a lot of things, putting the word ‘French’ in front of it will automatically get peoples attention; from fashion, to architecture, art and film (we can even add kissing), the addition of the word ‘French’ gives them a certain cache, class and panache. There is one ‘art’ per se however that […]

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10 Artists and studios that choose to use the Risograph in their projects

12.04.2016

10 Artists and studios that choose to use the Risograph in their projects

(Above image: Scott Barry) The Risograph is a simple, bulky machine that was launched for the first time in Japan in the year 1986 by Riso Kagaku. It was developed as an alternative to widespread copying processes and is said to be the result of the union of serigraphy and photocopying. Fans of the Risograph […]

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