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Petrovic’s Polymath Portfolio

04.02.2016

Petrovic’s Polymath Portfolio

Gold Fotolia Contributor Dusan Petrovic’s extensive portfolio is composed of amazing quality images, on a range of themes that one would imagine he must dedicate every waking moment to it. And yet it’s purely a side job to his full-time occupation as a clinical phycologist! We spoke to the multi-talented polymath to find out more about him […]

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2016 Hasselblad Masters

03.02.2016

2016 Hasselblad Masters

The winners of the twelfth Hasselblad Masters award, which recognizes ten professional photographers, have been announced! This year, 4000 photographers sent more than 10,000 shots to compete for the Hasselblad Masters award in the nine categories of Art, Landscape/Nature, Portrait, Fashion/Beauty, Product/Packaging, Architecture, Wedding, Wildlife, and Street/Urban and a category reserved for photographers under 21 […]

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The Importance of Model Releases

02.02.2016

The Importance of Model Releases

John Bobeldyk is a Legal Specialist at Adobe, specializing in technology, user-generated content, and intellectual property (copyright, trademark, patent, and publicity) rights. We spoke to him to find out the importance of model releases and for what circumstances they’re reqired. In a world full of images, intellectual property is a topic of utmost importance, and must […]

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Teardrops and Butterflies

01.02.2016

Teardrops and Butterflies

Ever looked for a strong, sexy, feminine, bold, dramatic image of a woman? No doubt therefore that you’ll have come across the work of Fotolia Contributor and digital artist Iryna Hramavataya. Her stunning image aptly entitled “Inspiration. Woman with Fantastic Teardrops and Butterflies” is a technically detailed and perfectly composed piece of which we had to find […]

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How to Make a Cinemagraph in Photoshop

28.01.2016

How to Make a Cinemagraph in Photoshop

For this tutorial I’ll be using “Copacabana Beach Street Traffic at Night Time Lapse” by marchello74 at Adobe Stock. For more information on how to download from Adobe Stock check this post: Don’t forget you can download a Preview file, this will have the Adobe Watermark on it but it’s good for practice! What is […]

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Cinemagraphs, bring your images to life!

28.01.2016

Cinemagraphs, bring your images to life!

There’s a new image trend storming the internet, adding luster and intrigue to already beautiful images. The mezmorising effect is achieved by creating simple, subtle, isolated motion within an otherwise static frame. By drawing the eye to one detail within an image, cinemagraphs are very effective at capturing emotion, texture, and the atmospher dicpted in […]

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Tech Content Wanted

28.01.2016

Tech Content Wanted

Scientific and technologic developments are growing fast, very fast. It’s crucial for visual makers to know the latest tech trends, how they operate within industry sectors, and how in turn they are shaping human behavior. To give you a little boost we’ve put together some relevant industrial advancements that require your representation this year. The […]

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Adobe Stock and Fotolia Predicts Visual Trends for 2016

25.01.2016

Adobe Stock and Fotolia Predicts Visual Trends for 2016

With over millions of images and video files readily available for licensing, knowing what visuals to choose for marketing, advertising or branding campaigns can be overwhelming when posed with such a vast selection of choices. The importance of staying contemporary and portraying a modern aesthetic is extremely critical. Based on data collected in 2015 using […]

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2016: Rock Your Stock

25.01.2016

2016: Rock Your Stock

When you look at how advertising has changed over the years there’s a pretty obvious development. Smartphones have changed how we see the world and ourselves in it, and by extension the documentation of our lives from a private affair to public knowledge. What’s this got to do with stock? Everything. The formality of images […]

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Harddiskmuseum, an intangible art repository

25.01.2016

Harddiskmuseum, an intangible art repository

When we mention the word museum our mind will automatically connect it to a building, architecture within a social and cultural context. Great art centers are seen as the keystones of the culture of the cities where they were built. The museum seen as an art center, cultural space, or gallery is completely connected to the […]

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The fantastic world of Peter ‘Brownz’ Braunschmid

25.01.2016

The fantastic world of Peter ‘Brownz’ Braunschmid

Fascinating, mysterious, dark and bizarre – when Photoshop phantasies strike as gloomy, there is a high chance, that Peter ‘Brownz’ Braunschmid is behind them. This photo designer, Photoshop artist and practical trainer wows the industry with compositions in his own style: Fairy tale creatures, whimsical landscapes and spectacular imageries shape those exceptional digital worlds created […]

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Fotolia Marks 50 Million Assets!

25.01.2016

Fotolia Marks 50 Million Assets!

January 20th is a date that goes to be part of the history of Fotolia. Yesterday afternoon, our stock image database reached 50 million files! It was late April 2015 when we launched the restyling of Fotolia’s website and blog, and at that time, the counter marked 38 million images. Thanks to the launch of […]

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