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The Conceptual Photography of James Popsys

06.05.2016

The Conceptual Photography of James Popsys

James Popsys photography is hard to ignore. They’re big, bold and deliberately obvious; surrealism intended for the purpose of humour. His street photography shots of London are transformed with subversive, witty twists. Iconic buildings and city scenescapes have everyday household objects carefully composited into the photo. The lack of noise in the photos mean the subject […]

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Handy Work

04.05.2016

Handy Work

You see them every day plastered across billboards: sporting watches, rings, holding cups of coffee and pieces of chocolate, cleaning work surfaces and applying lipsticks: hands. Specifically, those of hand models, a real, and often lucrative profession. And yet, do you ever consider the faces behind these hands. Hand Jobs: Life as a Hand Model […]

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Adobe MAX 2016!

03.05.2016

Adobe MAX 2016!

The time for your creative rejuvenation is now. Get the tips, the tools and the inspiration you need at Adobe MAX 2016. Join thousands of like-minded creatives and design aficionados in San Diego to learn from over 200 sessions and labs, see the latest workflows and productivity tools in Adobe Creative Cloud, and get inspired by […]

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Love is in the Air

03.05.2016

Love is in the Air

Just like nature waking from winter dormancy, many of us probably notice that the people around us seem more interested in romance. In the springtime, birds are singing, bees start pollinating, and we humans tend to be happier and more receptive to each other – more likely to fall in love. We gathered a couple […]

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Cowboys and Horses

03.05.2016

Cowboys and Horses

Every now and again when we ask a Contributor to describe a photo you truly get a chance to step inside it, to be encompassed by the sounds, smell, temperature and visual display. That is exactly what photographer Jeanne Provost did when we asked her to describe her thrilling and vivid ‘Cowboys and Horses’ series. “These are […]

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Get Ready for Spring

03.05.2016

Get Ready for Spring

With the ice and snow melting and the spring warmth creeping in, many of us are responding to the seasonal change with unbridled energy and enthusiasm. It’s time to climb out of your hibernation burrow and start squinting at the sun. We can finally feel an ethereal lightness and warmth in the air and with […]

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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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