#10 123rf #9 iStock #8 Deposit Photos #7 Stocksy #6 Dreamstime #5 Bigstock #4 Alamy #3 Pond5 #2 Adobe Stock #1 Shutterstock Top The Best Stock Photo Sites of 2020 There are so many stock photography agencies out there, that it can be difficult to know which one is right for you. Some are behemoths […]
Professional photographer Rich Wagner shares a personal story about the day he tried to photograph one of his favorite New York landmarks and got stuck, until..
A lot of people think that making professional travel videos is hard to do or difficult to learn… or that you need a lot of expensive equipment to make something really great. So, they put off learning and leave potential income on the table — income that could pay for their vacations and travels to […]
Don’t force yourself to be poetic in your writing. Write in your natural voice. When you write in your natural style, you write quickly and well. When you try to force yourself to write in a way that is not natural or comfortable, the work becomes agonizing and you’ll slow to a snail’s pace.
Commercial photography is everywhere in our lives. Every time you drive down the highway with its rows of billboards, leaf through the glossy pages of a magazine, or visit a website with banner advertisments, you’re seeing commercial stock photography. Years ago, when I first began to think about making money with stock photography, I realized […]
Most businesses have a Facebook page nowadays, be that your local bar, the restaurant around the corner, or the nearby hotel. All of them require constant content for their followers. Content like videos. This could be the start of your videography business. These videos are very easy to create with a few simple tricks. You […]
When people start learning how to use a new program, they tend to stick with the basics. They want to figure out how things are done “properly” before getting stuck into shortcuts, tips, and tricks. Sure, we have to learn how to drive with our hands in the “ten-and-two” position before cruising around one-handed. But, […]
The rising opportunities for photographers, bloggers, and influencers to earn an income through their photography has meant that there’s been a notable increase in the number of photo editing tools and apps available to creatives these days. None, however, is more popular than Adobe Lightroom. Chances are you’re probably already using the mobile or desktop […]
There’s a whole lot of travel writing I can’t, for the life of me, do: I get bored silly writing long, adjective-laden descriptions of hotel rooms I’ve stayed in or of restaurants where I’ve eaten. Historical facts cloud my head, and I could barely tell you the difference between a moor and a monk. I […]
One of the most effective ways to catch a viewer’s eye with your photo is to put the main subject in sharp focus and blur the background. In technical terms, this makes use of “depth-of-field.” Let me show you what I mean. Take a look at this picture submitted for December’s photo contest: What makes […]