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  • 2017 Horoscopes for Creatives

    2017 Horoscopes for Creatives

    What does 2017 have in store for you? Is this the year that you will finally unleash your hidden creative potential? Will you have more confidence in your work or pursue a promotion? With 2016 in the rearview mirror, it’s time to think about unlock…
    - 25 days ago, 10 Jan 17, 8:02pm -
  • Contributor Spotlight: Natalia Hubbert

    Contributor Spotlight: Natalia Hubbert

    Natalia Hubbert is a Ukraine-born illustrator and Fotolia Contributor who now lives and works in Houston, Texas. In addition to editorial and assignment work, Natalia has a robust stock illustration portfolio. Her delicate and organic watercolor pain…
    - 26 days ago, 9 Jan 17, 7:44pm -
  • Stock Content Wanted: Travel & Landscapes

    Stock Content Wanted: Travel & Landscapes

    Landscapes and cityscapes may seem like two polar opposite subjects. One embraces nature, the other human civilization. But they both have the power to inspire awe and wanderlust, and transport us to faraway lands and foreign cities. They let us mar…
    - 29 days ago, 6 Jan 17, 7:40pm -
  • Behind the Image: Chasing Volatile Volcanos with Wead Agency

    Behind the Image: Chasing Volatile Volcanos with Wead Agency

    Ever wonder what it’d be like on the edge of an erupting volcano? Italian Fotolia contributors Antonio Zanghì and Marco Restivo, who collectively form the Wead Agency, can tell you all about it. Their images place you in the heart of the natural…
    - 30 days ago, 5 Jan 17, 7:24pm -
  • Collection Highlight: Kodawari by Mint Images

    Collection Highlight: Kodawari by Mint Images

    Mint Images is a UK-based photography agency committed to creating and supplying authentic imagery. The team works with a small group of world-class assignment photographers to plan, prepare, and produce commercial photographs that are natural and re…
    - 59 days ago, 7 Dec 16, 4:13pm -
  • Stock Keywording Tips

    Stock Keywording Tips

    Creating engaging imagery is only one part of the stock photo equation. Why spend all the time and effort producing beautiful work, only to have it buried under thousands of other images? Make your work visible by following our guidelines to keyw…
    - 61 days ago, 5 Dec 16, 11:00pm -
  • Stock Content Wanted: Food and Drink

    Stock Content Wanted: Food and Drink

    Who doesn’t love to eat? Many of us eat with our eyes first before even taking a bite of food and the popularity of food photos have exploded since the proliferation of social media channels. Our customers are currently looking for images and vide…
    - 61 days ago, 5 Dec 16, 10:56pm -
  • FotoliaXMAS Returns!

    FotoliaXMAS Returns!

    In the run up to the holiday season FotoliaXMAS returns to really get you in the festive spirit! From today until the 24th of December we’ll be offering one image, absolutely free to download for 24 hours! That’s 24 images absolutely free! Simply…
    - 66 days ago, 1 Dec 16, 12:57pm -
  • Recap from Adobe MAX: Stock Photography Tips from Lasse Behnke aka Lassedesignen

    Recap from Adobe MAX: Stock Photography Tips from Lasse Behnke aka Lassedesignen

    Last week at Adobe MAX, Fotolia contributor Lasse Behnke aka Lassedesignen gave a talk on his transition from a media designer using stock images in his client projects, to a best selling stock photographer shooting full time. For those of you who co…
    - 73 days ago, 23 Nov 16, 5:38pm -
  • Contributor Spotlight: Eugenio Marongiu

    Contributor Spotlight: Eugenio Marongiu

    Fotolia Contributor Eugenio Marongiu is known for his intimate, contemporary portraits. His background in photojournalism gives him a unique perspective on creating images that are authentic and reflect real life. We spoke with Eugenio about his jou…
    - 73 days ago, 23 Nov 16, 5:30pm -

Shutterstock

  • new6 Photographers on Making Weird Food Look Good

    6 Photographers on Making Weird Food Look Good

    If the digital age has taught us one thing, it might well be that photographing food is best left to the experts. Much has been made about bad amateur food photography; the viral Instagram account Cooking for Bae and the popular Tumblr account Someo…
    - 1 day ago, 3 Feb 17, 4:45pm -
  • 4 Notable Cross-Industry Design Trends for 2017

    4 Notable Cross-Industry Design Trends for 2017

    Not all design trends are built alike. While some fizzle and fade, others strike with such force, though, that they touch multiple industries and have a lasting effect on designers and consumers alike. This is why Shutterstock publishes an annual C…
    - 3 days ago, 1 Feb 17, 8:03pm -
  • Free Valentine’s Day Design Templates for Shutterstock Editor

    Free Valentine’s Day Design Templates for Shutterstock Editor

    Spread the love with these free design templates for Shutterstock Editor. The weeks leading up to Valentines Day are an optimal time for brands to promote their products and services in a unique way. However, a unique and eye-catching promotion re…
    - 3 days ago, 1 Feb 17, 6:36pm -
  • 3 Valentine’s Day Marketing Tips to Celebrate Love

    3 Valentine’s Day Marketing Tips to Celebrate Love

    With visions of red and candy hearts floating through newsfeeds, these strategies can help break through the crowd of love-filled content.The post 3 Valentine’s Day Marketing Tips to Celebrate Love appeared first on The Shutterstock Blog.
    - 4 days ago, 1 Feb 17, 2:00pm -
  • Explore 15 Majestic Ancient Ruins Immortalized in Photos

    Explore 15 Majestic Ancient Ruins Immortalized in Photos

    Not a Shutterstock contributor yet? That’s ok! Signing up is fast. Contributing is fun. Find out how to turn your creativity into cash. Sign up now!  Ruins from past civilizations and societies can be found all across the globe, sometimes in the…
    - 4 days ago, 31 Jan 17, 3:20pm -
  • See Fleeting Moments Captured in 34 Stunning Images

    See Fleeting Moments Captured in 34 Stunning Images

    For our Global Partner’s, CreativeMornings’ February theme, Moments, we’re exploring snapshots in time, from fleeting minutes spent with loved ones to breathtaking motions put on pause. These are the currency of photography: Candid displays,…
    - 5 days ago, 30 Jan 17, 8:10pm -
  • Shutterstock’s Position on US Executive Order on Immigration

    Shutterstock’s Position on US Executive Order on Immigration

    SHUTTERSTOCK TEAM, Like many of you, I spent the weekend following the news on President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration, which you can read more about here along with the full text here. While the White House continues to update details on…
    - 5 days ago, 30 Jan 17, 6:26pm -
  • Infographic: Explore Shutterstock’s Global Creative Trends That Will Shape 2017

    Infographic: Explore Shutterstock’s Global Creative Trends That Will Shape 2017

    Stay one step ahead with Shutterstock’s Creative Trends infographic, our look at the styles and trends that will dominate 2017. With information gathered from billions of searches, plus expert knowledge from our design, video, and music teams, we…
    - 5 days ago, 30 Jan 17, 5:55pm -
  • 3 Interviewing Tips for Designers

    3 Interviewing Tips for Designers

    Amid the volume of conventional wisdom you can find in books and online about how to ace a job interview, it’s hard to locate and pinpoint the most valuable tips that apply specifically to your industry. Besides, some of the advice can be co…
    - 5 days ago, 30 Jan 17, 3:29pm -
  • 5 Cliché-Defying Photos of Famous Landscapes and What You Can Learn From Them

    5 Cliché-Defying Photos of Famous Landscapes and What You Can Learn From Them

    Not a Shutterstock contributor yet? That’s ok! Signing up is fast. Contributing is fun. Find out how to turn your creativity into cash. Sign up now!  In the digital age, there’s one prevailing fear that can cripple photographers, and that’s t…
    - 8 days ago, 27 Jan 17, 4:47pm -

123rf

  • Happy New Year, Everyone!
    We at 123RF hoped that you’ve had an over-the-top year end celebration in ushering 2014! Now with the year end holidays and festivities behind us, let’s get our focus back on track to really kick-start a fruitful year ahead. ...
    - 20 Jan 14, 10:36pm -
  • 123RF On-The-Go Contest: The Cebu Sinulog Festival
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    - 10 Jan 14, 4:54am -
  • TOP STOCK PHOTOS OF DECEMBER 2013
    2014, 2014, 2014…..splatters across our spread of December toppers. If you’re experiencing some festive blues, you’re not alone! Just like how the tasty odds and ends from your hearty Christmas feast provides gustatory pleasures, o…
    - 6 Jan 14, 11:36pm -
  • Season’s greetings for a Cheery Merry Christmas!
    Round up the reindeers, bring out the gifts and let the joy and laughter fill the cool winter air! What’s a better time to share the warmth and spread the joy than at Christmas? This month’s creative insight shares the wonders of a magica…
    - 5 Dec 13, 10:08pm -
  • Top Best Sellers of November 2013
    With Thanksgiving behind us, and all that scrumptious turkey in us, it’s still not time just yet to put away that carving knife! So, get ready to pass out the party hats, sound those Christmas horns, and don that shiny outfit as we celebrate an…
    - 4 Dec 13, 1:22am -
  • Top Best Sellers of October 2013
    Wow, October 2013, just came and went, it just whizzed by and whaddya know, it's November already. Time to reveal the best sellers of October 2013, congratulations to all and let's see November's highlights in a month's time. Credits Bestsellers…
    - 1 Nov 13, 11:32pm -
  • Create a Wallpaper with Colorful Abstract Line Patterns - Illustrator Tutorial
    In this 123RF Tutorial, we are going to create a wallpaper that you can use on your desktop with some simple and easy steps with Adobe Illustrator.Start off with creating a document at 1024 X 768 pixels. Then, create a black (R-0, B-0, C-0) recta…
    - 1 Nov 13, 12:00am -
  • Creative Insights #25: A Thanksgiving Card
    For Thanksgiving 2013, let us take a brief moment to reflect on how the many blessings that we receive. This year, let's be thankful for the simple things, the fact that we have good health and the means to enjoy life - to be able to wake up next t…
    - 1 Nov 13, 12:00am -
  • Top Downloaded Content of September 2013
    Finally! 'Tis the jolly month for merry treat or tricksters! Let's embrace the season of carved grinning jack-o'-lanterns on doorsteps and elaborately crafted costumes that are usually accompanied with heavy usage of fake blood!!! Squeeze those brain…
    - 26 Sep 13, 10:03pm -
  • 123RF On-The-Go Funtastic Sports, Music Wonders and Amusing Insects Themes Contest Winners
    Not 1, not 2 but 3 themes have ended concurrently this time around. Here are your winners, it's nearly a clean sweep from our friends from Thailand winning 2 out of 3 of the themes. Seems that the Thais are creative by nature, then, it's really no wo…
    - 26 Sep 13, 1:38am -
  • 123RF's Scary Spooky Halloween Special 2013
    Now this, is an image that might, just for once, wet the pants of Dean and Sam Winchester of the TV Series Supernatural. Don't they look hot? ...
    - 25 Sep 13, 10:01pm -
  • 123RF On-The-Go Architecture Theme Contest Winner Announcement
    We are very pleased to announce that another 123RF On-The-Go contest has just ended and the theme this time around was simply entitled "Architecture". We receive a total of 1,272 entries and to be really honest, our judges were hard pressed to pick t…
    - 10 Sep 13, 12:35am -
  • 123RF September 2013 Tutorial: Create breathtaking images with these awesome double exposure effects!
    Double Exposure This month’s Photoshop tutorial is nothing short of sleek. The creative impact of double-exposure will be thoroughly explored here. So, why not spice up your images by adding some vibrance and a tinge of fun to get the results…
    - 5 Sep 13, 2:31am -
  • Creative Insights #24 - Summer Adventures
    With summer days coming to an end, it would be a great idea to plan for fun beach escapades on a grander scale. Making the most out of your holiday plans can be as simple as having a cheerful disposition. Just put on your favourite sundress or swi…
    - 4 Sep 13, 10:32pm -
  • Top downloaded images for August 2013
    As summer turns to fall, many of us are returning to work and the kids are getting back to school after those heady and all so placid summer days....! What wouldn't we give for a few more days of summer? Let the last vestiges of summer squeeze its…
    - 1 Sep 13, 2:44am -
  • 123RF On-The-Go Contest's Finalists Cash In On Their Shots!
    We’ve given you a wide variety of stock photography themes to work with... and we couldn’t be more amazed with the results! The range of themes encompassed:Food FameH2OScenic LandscapesFruity FunHands-OnAnimals & Pets…
    - 18 Aug 13, 10:08am -
  • Top Downloaded Images of July 2013
    If the thought of certain individual’s tactless words or actions has left you cold, don’t resort to tantrum-throwing antics. Just stay calm... and let the summer breeze cool you down. Let the temperature rise instead of your temper.…
    - 1 Aug 13, 3:22am -
  • Creative Insights #23 - Summer Dreaming!
    Can’t seem to find the time to plan an exotic getaway? Just cut yourself some slack and indulge in some harmless daydreaming. Letting your mind drift can actually do you more good than previously imagined! Here’s why: brain areas linked…
    - 31 Jul 13, 9:55pm -
  • 123RF August 2013 Tutorial: How To Create Simulated Shutter Animation
    Using Adobe After Effects, this month's video tutorial cleverly captures the kinetic creativity of digital motion graphics. 1. Firstly, we are going to create a shutter blade. Start by opening up a new composition (1280px x 720px @ 29.97fps). 2…
    - 31 Jul 13, 3:35am -
  • Creative Insights #22 - Independence Day Is Here To Stay
    Declaring one’s independence can be done in many ways. Not succumbing to peer pressure, living out other people’s dreams, and trying to fulfill unrealistic expectations can be considered as acts of liberating oneself from the shackles of…
    - 2 Jul 13, 10:52pm -
  • 123RF July 2013 Tutorial: How To Create A Cosmic Space Beauty
    Inspired by the glamourous side of creativity, this month’s tutorial pushes you to step out of your comfort zone when it comes to celebrating creative diversity. BeforeAfter Images used for this tutorial are: ...
    - 2 Jul 13, 6:43am -
  • Top Downloaded Images of June 2013
    Summer’s here... It’s that time again to indulge in frivolous and fun-filled dreams! We bet that you have plenty of activities to participate in throughout this sunny season. Everything just seems colorful and vibrant. It’s the…
    - 1 Jul 13, 3:23am -
  • 123RF June 2013 Tutorial: How To Create A Fiery Magic Ring With A Skull Spirit
    Consider yourself a fan of fashion and fiction? This month’s visually stunning Photoshop tutorial will encourage you to take a walk on the wild side when it comes to artistic endeavours. Step 1 Search for images of a ring, flame and sk…
    - 3 Jun 13, 10:30pm -
  • Top Downloaded Images of May 2013
    Feel like life’s been handing you lemons lately? Keep your chin up and meet every challenge with a smile on your face. Beating yourself up for failing to meet unrealistic expectations is pointless. With summer breeze in the air, there’s n…
    - 1 Jun 13, 6:14am -
  • 123RF May 2013 Tutorial: How To Create Stills Of Underwater Bubbles
    Most of us know how to shoot organic or non-organic stills, but have you thought of shooting these subjects underwater while creating bubbles? This month’s 123RF tutorial was inspired by this ingenious idea! Achieving magnificent resu…
    - 1 May 13, 6:56am -
  • Top Downloaded Images of April 2013
    Conserving natural resources while reducing waste and pollution is the best way forward to protect earth’s ecological balance and its living creatures. Although it is easier said than done, these efforts are certainly achievable once you’…
    - 1 May 13, 6:50am -
  • Creative Insights #21 - A Tribute To Mother Nature
    Women are naturally associated with nature on physical and spiritual grounds. Earth is often perceived as female, given the fact that all life springs from it. Earth is metaphorically equated with motherhood; hence terms such as Mother Nature and M…
    - 30 Apr 13, 9:46pm -
  • Top Downloaded Images of March 2013
    Springtime represents new beginnings, blossoming fields and the realization of dreams. Dull, bleak moments are replaced by bright streaks of optimism. Spring provides an avenue for new hope. Preserving this wonderful season is not an impossi…
    - 1 Apr 13, 7:11am -
  • 123RF April 2013 Tutorial: How To Create An Embroidery Font Style
    Embroidery art has been given a new lease of life in this month’s tutorial. Using Adobe Illustrator and a good dose of imagination, we’ll show you how to make an ordinary font stand out! Step 1 Start off by creating some text on…
    - 31 Mar 13, 9:09pm -
  • Creative Insights #20 - The Truth About Global Warming
    This climate catastrophe is caused by carbon dioxide and global warming pollutants that form a thickening blanket in the atmosphere; trapping the sun’s heat and heating up our planet significantly. The worst part about global warming? It’…
    - 31 Mar 13, 8:55pm -
  • We present you the 123RF 'Easter Egg Design' Contest Winners!
    You’ve sent in your entries for this competition; showcasing your boundless creativity and talent when it comes to decorating your Easter Eggs. Kudos to you for putting in the extra effort and time! But it all comes down to this... we&…
    - 28 Mar 13, 12:00am -
  • The 123RF 'Easter Egg Design' Contest Results Are Within Your Reach...
    You’ve filmed, illustrated and painted your Easter egg to perfection. Your design entry has been submitted to us... and now, you are waiting with anticipation to find out whether you’ve made our winners’ list! Just hold on…
    - 25 Mar 13, 6:50am -
  • 123RF 'Easter Egg Design' Campaign
    Unleash your creative side with Easter egg designs! We can’t wait to see what you’ll come up with! From the 12th till 25th of March 2013, join in the fun of our “Easter Egg Design” Creative Contest by painting on it, illu…
    - 11 Mar 13, 4:16am -
  • Creative Insights #19 - Easter Greetings, Everyone!
    Easter is all about fun, family and childlike frivolity! This season provides the perfect reason to grab your paintbrush and decorate hard-boiled eggs or empty egg shells in the most imaginative way possible. Indulging in chocolate bunnies is permitt…
    - 5 Mar 13, 7:36am -
  • 123RF March 2013 Photo Manipulation: Colour Splatter Power
    Bored of looking at overly airbrushed celebrities on the cover of tabloid magazines? We have a striking visual treat to inspire you this month! Combining feminine beauty and unabashed creativity, this "Colour Splatter Power" tutorial focuses on tr…
    - 5 Mar 13, 5:33am -
  • Top Downloaded Images of February 2013
    Easter is near and it's the time to bring out the inner child in yourself and enjoy this wonderful holiday! Yes, you heard us..we know that deep down, you're excited to decorate those egg shells and indulge on cute bunny chocolates! Fantastic…
    - 1 Mar 13, 5:41am -
  • Top Downloaded Images of January 2013
    Do images of star-crossed lovers, cherubic cupids, bouquets of flowers and boxes of chocolates send you into a romantic frenzy? Well, you’ll have a great reason to indulge in these amorous fantasies as Valentine’s Day is just around the c…
    - 1 Feb 13, 5:13am -
  • Creative Insights #18 - Let Cupid Take Aim At Our Hearts!
    Soulmate, spouse, partner, lover; those are the names we give our better half, whom we spend most of our lives looking for. We might discover them much earlier than expected or during a time when we least expect to find love. Nevertheless, that piv…
    - 28 Jan 13, 11:04pm -
  • 123RF.com's Exclusive Logo Designs Now Available
    Supplier of Royalty-Free images has recently expanded its product line to include new logo designs for clients. San Francisco, CA, January 28, 2013 -- 123RF.com, supplier of Royalty-Free images, vector illustrations and footage clips, made an o…
    - 28 Jan 13, 3:00am -
  • Creative Insights #17 - Welcoming the New Year with a Blast!
    It's the new year! Time to hit the restart button and start anew. Our New Year resolutions for 2013 are: 1. Stay fit and healthy. (Start by saying 'no, thanks!' to the elevator and take the stairs instead.) 2. Live life to the fullest . (No pai…
    - 1 Jan 13, 12:00pm -
  • Top Downloaded Images of December 2012
    Happy New Year everyone! Can you believe that 2013 is finally here? Feels so surreal how time flies. So, what's brewing in 2013? Are you planning to travel around the world, take up a new hobby or go on a mission to save our planet? Whatever you…
    - 1 Jan 13, 12:00am -
  • 123RF January 2013 Tutorial: How to create an animated GIF?
    Have you ever wondered how animated GIFs are created? Wish you could be a pro GIF animator overnight? Well, maybe you can because we're revealing all the juicy secrets on how an animated GIF is produced, in this super exciting tutorial. We'll also…
    - 1 Jan 13, 12:00am -
  • Creative Insights #16 - Here Comes Santa Claus
    One more week till Christmas and we can already hear Christmas bells jingling all the way! How would you rate your behavior this year - super naughty, extremely nice or stuck in between? Well, we certainly hope you've been obedient all year round b…
    - 17 Dec 12, 12:00am -
  • Top Downloaded Images of November 2012
    'Tis the season to be jolly... falalalala lalalala.... Hooray! It's finally December, the most wonderful time of the year! You should put up the Christmas wreath at your door, hang your Christmas stockings by the fireplace and get your Christmas tr…
    - 1 Dec 12, 1:24am -
  • 123RF December 2012 Vector Illustration Tutorial: Raindrops On My Window
    It's pouring! Oh rain, please go away so that we can play all day! So, how do you usually spend your time during a rainy day? Do you curl up under the covers and read your favorite book? Or do you watch the rain fall endlessly outside your window?…
    - 1 Dec 12, 12:00am -
  • 123RF.com Introduces Its 123RF Stock Photo Mobile App
    123RF.com, the low price leader for Royalty-Free stock photos, illustrations and videos has just launched its 123RF Stock Photo mobile app. It is now available worldwide and can be downloaded for free at the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store…
    - 26 Nov 12, 2:57am -
  • 123RF Cast-a-Vote Campaign - November 2012 (Updated Nov 19, 2012)
    Eenie Meenie Miney Moe... Which Photo Makes You Go 'Whoa!' ? It's election day at 123RF.com! From now until November 19, 2012, come join in the fun and vote for any premium hi-res images that tickle your fancy. Once you’ve voted, you&rs…
    - 19 Nov 12, 12:00am -
  • 123RF.com Starts Accepting Royalty-Free Microstock Audio Clips and Music from Audio Artists
    San Francisco, CA, November 08, 2012 -- Royalty-Free Microstock Content provider 123RF® invites Audio Artists and Authors to submit suitable audio clips, sound effects, music tracks and compilations for inclusion into its collection. A one-stop d…
    - 8 Nov 12, 3:50am -
  • 123RF November 2012 Tutorial: Creating a Snow Effect and a Pop Out Effect
    Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Lookie here, we're bringing Winter Wonderland to you... right at your screen! Get ready for an exciting and oh-so-fun tutorial adventure! Here, our Image Editor reveals how a super realistic snow effect is de…
    - 6 Nov 12, 12:00am -
  • Top Downloaded Images of October 2012
    Happy November everybody Looks like a brand new year is within our reach and we're over the moon! How many of you are as excited as us? This month, we're celebrating Thanksgiving! Our friends, family and loved ones are always the source of our c…
    - 1 Nov 12, 1:57am -
  • Submitting Audio to 123RF.com
    Step by Step Audio SubmissionStep 1: Prepare these... You will need the following items to submit your audio files to 123RF.com. Audio File(s)The audio file itself. Please make sure your audio file meets the following standards:AIFFMP…
    - 28 Oct 12, 11:38pm -
  • Submission Guidelines: How to Describe and Keyword Audio Content
    Audio Description & Keyword Guide Describing and keywording audio content is easier said than done. Unlike describing and keywording a photograph or illustration, it requires knowledge in music or even audio engineering to describe and keyword…
    - 25 Oct 12, 5:04am -
  • Creative Insights #15 - Thinking Of The Less Fortunate
    In life, we experience ups and downs. Not all moments are coated with sugar toppings but some are as bitter as gall. However, whenever life bites, one should always count their blessings, as not all of us are as lucky to have a roof above our heads a…
    - 5 Oct 12, 4:39am -

Depositphotos

  • You could be the winner! Top photography contests in 2017

    You could be the winner! Top photography contests in 2017

    Part of being a professional photographer is also learning to seize opportunities. When you’ve got such a rich portfolio of work and your hard drive is flooding with excellent pictures that didn’t make the cut, know that there is aThe post You co…
    - 2 days ago, 3 Feb 17, 9:00am -
  • The Ultimate Stock Image Search Guide

    The Ultimate Stock Image Search Guide

    Looking for images is easy, it’s finding the right ones that is hard work. We really have to tap into your thinking process to uncover some of the secrets to better search results. Often times, people are too quick toThe post The Ultimate Stock Ima…
    - 3 days ago, 2 Feb 17, 9:00am -
  • January in Pictures from Bird in Flight

    January in Pictures from Bird in Flight

    Every month leaves behind a sequence of events that bring us to where we are today. Here are some memorable moments from the first month of the year from the visual culture online magazine Bird in Flight.   To seeThe post January in Pictures from Bi…
    - 4 days ago, 1 Feb 17, 9:00am -
  • Featured collection: Pets as companions

    Featured collection: Pets as companions

    “To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring – it was peace.” – Milan Kundera When pets make their way to our homes, theyThe post Featured collection: Pets as companions ap…
    - 5 days ago, 31 Jan 17, 9:59am -
  • 3 Social Media Experts on the Present and Future of Effective Visual Content for SMM

    3 Social Media Experts on the Present and Future of Effective Visual Content for SMM

    Images and video are quickly becoming the main sources of traffic. With such a clear domination of visual content online, what can you do to stand out from the crowd? We asked some industry leaders and experts for their opinionThe post 3 Social Media…
    - 6 days ago, 30 Jan 17, 9:00am -
  • 360-degree Photography and Videos Will Forever Change Marketing and Advertising

    360-degree Photography and Videos Will Forever Change Marketing and Advertising

    We’ve known about the existence of 360-degree photography and video but it hasn’t been until recently that we realized the potential of both. 360-degree photography is said to be a revolutionary concept for many industries. Today we look at itThe…
    - 9 days ago, 27 Jan 17, 9:00am -
  • 10 Unconventional Tips for Mastering Landscape Photography

    10 Unconventional Tips for Mastering Landscape Photography

    You can easily access tips on any genre of photography out there. When it comes to nature though, there are no rules. In light of this is a selection of expert tips but with an unconventional twist to embrace theThe post 10 Unconventional Tips for Ma…
    - 10 days ago, 26 Jan 17, 9:00am -
  • 5 Convincing Reasons Why Every Photographer Needs a Blog

    5 Convincing Reasons Why Every Photographer Needs a Blog

    Is it crucial for a photographer to have a blog? No. But is it beneficial? Yes! You’ve probably asked yourself this question on several occasions. There’s no definite answer to help you decide but hopefully this article will push youThe post 5 Co…
    - 11 days ago, 25 Jan 17, 9:00am -
  • Featured Collection: St. Valentine’s Day

    Featured Collection: St. Valentine’s Day

    Say what you will about Valentine’s day, it’s still going to happen. Whether you’re looking forward to the day with hope or disdain, designers and bloggers are on the lookout for the images that are going to click with theirThe post Featured Co…
    - 12 days ago, 24 Jan 17, 10:38am -
  • Depositphotos Mobile App: Download Stock Photos on the go!

    Depositphotos Mobile App: Download Stock Photos on the go!

    We live in a world where there is an app for everything and stock photography isn’t an exception. The Depositphotos mobile app allows you to search, manage and download files directly from your smartphone or iPad. We have recently redesignedThe pos…
    - 12 days ago, 24 Jan 17, 10:00am -

Pixmac

  • To Our Loyal Pixmac Contributors
    First, we’re so encouraged by the support we’ve received fron you about the Pond5 integration!  By joining forces, our vision of becoming the most artist-friendly, global marketplace for royalty-free media becomes that much more of a reality. Se…
    - 29 Mar 13, 10:47am -
  • Pond5 Acquires Pixmac and Expands International Presence

    Pond5 Acquires Pixmac and Expands International Presence

    Integration Brings Over 150,000 New Users, Millions of Images, and 17 Languages to Pond5’s Marketplace for Media Makers BROOKLYN, NY. — March 5th, 2013 — Pond5 Inc. and Pixmac s.r.o. announced today that they have reached a definitive agreement…
    - 5 Mar 13, 6:30pm -
  • Interview with Ilona Filipi: Moove Agency

    Interview with Ilona Filipi: Moove Agency

    Tell us a little bit about your agency? Moove Agency has been established in the early 2010 and is almost 3 years old now and have 5 team members. We specialise in design & development of websites that run on the WordPress content management system.…
    - 3 Jan 13, 2:46pm -

Stockfresh

  • Stockfresh keeps growing!

    Stockfresh keeps growing!

    As our second birthday is approaching we are happy to announce that we've just passed another minor milestone this spring and we also added some new features to the site. Here’s what we’ve been up to recently. If you follow us on Twitter or use S…
    - 7 May 12, 1:48pm -
  • One Million Images

    One Million Images

    We are extremely happy to announce that we now have over one million images available for download from nearly 2000 contributors despite the fact that we've only launched the site last year. First of all we would like to thank everyone, especially ou…
    - 14 Nov 11, 9:28pm -
  • March status report

    March status report

    Wow, time flies really fast! It's been over two months since our previous blog post. There's just so much going on that we hardly ever find the time to write. I think we understand now why Twitter is so popular! ;) By the way, be sure to follow us th…
    - 7 Mar 11, 2:26pm -
  • Holiday wishes

    Holiday wishes

    500,000 images - thank you for your support! We have a tough year behind us. Launching a brand new stock photo agency from scratch is not the easiest task, especially in this market and business climate, but we're happy to say that we have a steady s…
    - 22 Dec 10, 2:50pm -
  • The industry bomb

    The industry bomb

    Have you heard the news? Last week the leading microstock agency shocked the stock photography community with the announcement of a new royalty structure that means huge pay cuts to most of its image suppliers even though they already have the lowest…
    - 16 Sep 10, 6:37pm -
  • Announcing 200,000 images

    Announcing 200,000 images

    A new milestone achieved at Stockfresh! Although we have a very small team, during the last few weeks we've been working round the clock to get as much content online as it's physically possible. As of today we have over 200,000 high quality stock ph…
    - 9 Aug 10, 1:13pm -
  • 130,000 images and counting!

    130,000 images and counting!

    Here's the rundown on what's been happening lately at Stockfresh. The CEPIC New Media Conference was awesome! It was great finally seeing all the photographers we've been working together for years. Kudos to Lee for putting this event together. We've…
    - 28 Jun 10, 11:44pm -
  • Meet us at CEPIC

    Meet us at CEPIC

    Stockfresh will be at the CEPIC New Media Conference in Dublin on June 9! The discussions at the New Media Conference will cover microstock, metadata, stock video, the use of new and social media as marketing tools and the future of the industry in g…
    - 4 Jun 10, 5:11pm -
  • We're live!

    We're live!

    Stockfresh is now open to the public!On behalf of the entire Stockfresh team I would like to welcome everyone to our brand new website! We truly hope that you'll enjoy using our services. Feel free to look around, and if you have any questions or com…
    - 1 Jun 10, 12:00pm -
  • Counting down...

    Counting down...

    It's been a busy week here at the Stockfresh HQ! While preparing for next week's launch we received over 35,000 top quality images from microstock master Yuri Arcurs and Russia based Dmitriy Shironosov! With the addition of the complete Monkey Busine…
    - 27 May 10, 7:14pm -

Stocksy

Cutcaster

  • Featured Collection: New Years Eve

    Featured Collection: New Years Eve

    2014 will be here before you know it, and we’re all making plans to celebrate its arrival. Use our New Years Eve photos and illustrations for your party invitations, “End of Year” newsletters, New Years sales flyers and anything else that needs…
    - 16 Dec 13, 3:30pm -
  • “Here comes Santa Claus, Right down Santa Claus Lane”

    “Here comes Santa Claus, Right down Santa Claus Lane”

    Everyone is waiting for Santa to arrive, Norad is ready to track him as he flies around the world and there is even a Google site where you can track Santa, play with an interactive “Countdown to Christmas” calendar, schedule a call from Santa, p…
    - 13 Dec 13, 3:30pm -
  • Wednesday Tech Tip: Top Photography Trends Pinterest Board

    Wednesday Tech Tip: Top Photography Trends Pinterest Board

    Check out this really inspiring Pinterest board from Trendhunter.com. It features unique and interesting techniques, subjects and styles, covering everything from artistic and editorial work to more commercial advertising and fashion photography. And…
    - 11 Dec 13, 3:30pm -
  • Featured Collection: Holiday Decorations

    Featured Collection: Holiday Decorations

    We’ve got great Christmas lights and ornament photographs and illustrations that are perfect for that email about the office holiday outing, your trim-the-tree party invitation, pre-Christmas sale flyers, or whatever you need them for!      
    - 9 Dec 13, 3:30pm -
  • Cutcaster DIY: Make your own giftwrap

    Cutcaster DIY: Make your own giftwrap

    What is better than handmade for the holidays? Put a little extra special DIY into your gift giving by creating your own gift wrap pattern. Purchase one of our Christmas pattern vector graphics, add personal messages or images and then layout multipl…
    - 6 Dec 13, 3:30pm -
  • Wednesday Tech Tip: Using Long Exposure for Holiday Photos

    Wednesday Tech Tip: Using Long Exposure for Holiday Photos

    Check out this highly entertaining video from DigitalRev on long exposure shots. Lots of tips, plus hints on what you can do with long exposures during the holidays. Here’s a few examples of long exposure photographs we have on Cutcaster. Check it…
    - 4 Dec 13, 3:30pm -
  • Featured Collection: Christmas Illustration

    Featured Collection: Christmas Illustration

    We have a terrific collection of Christmas illustrations. Everything from silly and cartoon-y to subtle and lovely. 
    - 2 Dec 13, 3:30pm -
  • Cutcaster DIY- Make Your own Holiday Cards and Gift Tags

    Cutcaster DIY- Make Your own Holiday Cards and Gift Tags

    Let Cutcaster help to give your holiday gifts a personal touch. Use our festive holiday vectors and photos to create unique cards and gift tags. Even use it to jazz up your annual holiday letter or set the tone for your holiday party invitation. Hit…
    - 29 Nov 13, 3:30pm -
  • Wednesday Tech Tip- Keep Learning

    Wednesday Tech Tip- Keep Learning

    “You are always a student, never a master. You have to keep moving forward.”- Conrad Hall  There is always something new to learn, especially in the world of modern photography, but we don’t always have time in our busy schedules to go to a…
    - 27 Nov 13, 3:30pm -
  • Featured Collection: Winter Sports

    Featured Collection: Winter Sports

    For some folks, the season for outdoor sports starts with the first snowfall. Skiers, snowshoers, ice climbers, snowmobliers and other cold weather sport enthusiasts are just waiting for the white stuff to pile up high enough and freeze hard enough f…
    - 25 Nov 13, 3:30pm -

Graphic Leftovers GL

  • Happy New Year 2017: New Feature Releases

    Happy New Year 2017: New Feature Releases

    New Year, New Feature Releases! Happy New Year from the team at GraphicLeftovers.com! After acquiring GL in July of 2016, we are happy to turn the page from 2016 into 2017, where the benefit from months of planning will come to fruition. Our first pr…
    - 32 days ago, 4 Jan 17, 5:03am -
  • Limited Time Offer – Additional Deposit Bonus

    Limited Time Offer – Additional Deposit Bonus

    GraphicLeftovers has been providing buyers with affordable premium royalty-free stock photos and vectors for over 8 years!  With millions of stock photos and vectors, and thousands of new high quality images added daily, there are many reasons to us…
    - 9 Aug 16, 8:25pm -
  • Exciting News at GraphicLeftovers

    Exciting News at GraphicLeftovers

    Over the last 8 years, GraphicLeftovers has been one of the highest quality, yet most affordable providers of stock photography & vectors in the industry.  Founded by a developer and graphic design duo, the integrity and quality of work produced thr…
    - 4 Aug 16, 5:51pm -
  • Nelson Diaz: The Latest Victim of Internet Memes

    Nelson Diaz: The Latest Victim of Internet Memes

    One day you’re posting a vacation picture of yourself, just standing on the beach and within 48 hours, you find people posting that photo, plus a little Photoshop manipulation and BING! you’re a viral internet meme. This was the unfortunate fate…
    - 11 Nov 14, 3:39am -
  • Charles Addams’ Creepy Children’s Book Illustrations

    Charles Addams’ Creepy Children’s Book Illustrations

    If you haven’t heard of Charles Addams, or his famous creation The Addams Family, that ran for decades in The New Yorker, and more recently, made into movies, then none of these images will mean anything to you… although they’re still masterpie…
    - 23 Oct 14, 2:54am -
  • The Weirdest and Worst Book Art for Kids (NSFW)

    The Weirdest and Worst Book Art for Kids (NSFW)

    Mitch O’Connell is a well known illustrator and a fan of flea markets, thrift stores and apparently a hoarder of weird and funky stuff. His blog is a collection of NSFW images and his latest collection is from the massive amounts of inappropriate a…
    - 13 Oct 14, 7:47am -
  • Kevin Weir’s Wonderfully Weird Ghostly Animated Gifs

    Kevin Weir’s Wonderfully Weird Ghostly Animated Gifs

    We love cool animated gifs (who else brought you the entire collection of Google FIFA World Cup Soccer gifs?) The other day we noticed the work of Droga5 (NYC) art director and designer, Kevin Weir and his incredible use of historical black and white…
    - 30 Sep 14, 6:41am -
  • The Robots of 1920: Paintings by Jakub Rozalski

    The Robots of 1920: Paintings by Jakub Rozalski

    Remember Dinotopia? The fictional utopian society where humans and dinosaurs lived a symbiotic existence? The original book, written and illustrated by James Gurney sold millions of copies in 18 languages and captured the imagination of young and old…
    - 17 Sep 14, 3:13am -
  • Nightmare Art From Your Happy Childhood Memories

    Nightmare Art From Your Happy Childhood Memories

    We all have happy childhood memories of those characters we loved and watched throughout our childhood, so, naturally someone like Dan LuVisi has to come along and ruin it for everyone! Still, there’s some admiration one has to have not only for hi…
    - 3 Sep 14, 11:49pm -
  • Do It Yourself Doodles!

    Do It Yourself Doodles!

    Everyone doodles! That’s the great thing about doodles — anyone can do them and they can be incredible works of art. Then there’s David Jablow. David’s doodles, using a 1950s doodle pad for naughty executives, before there was human resource…
    - 19 Aug 14, 7:07pm -

Photocase

  • Titbits of the month: September
    On a regular basis we present you here our favorite photos. This time Lena shows you her three September pearls! Have a look! Photo #1 Looking at this photo I somehow get really exited for autumn to come, … Read more →
    - 30 Sep 16, 1:11pm -
  • Titbits of the month: June
    On a regular basis we present you here our favorite photos. This time Thomas shows you his three June pearls! Have a look! Photo #1 My current screensaver! Every morning I look forward to see this little … Read more →
    - 10 Jun 16, 10:38am -
  • Titbits of the month: January
    Every month we present you our favorite photos. This time Kai shows you his three January pearls! Have a look! Photo #1 What is for sure: I will spend my next holidays like that! What is not … Read more →
    - 3 Feb 16, 12:41pm -
  • Titbits of the month: December
    Every month we present you our favorite photos. This time Frank shows you his three december pearls as a little recap for 2015! Have a look! Highlight 2015 #1: Depts for Greece Highlight 2015 #2: Water from Mars … Read more →
    - 18 Dec 15, 12:44pm -
  • #PhotocaseTakeover: jmdphoto
    In the fourth round of our #photocasetakeover our photographer Jean-Marie (aka jmdphoto) took over our instagram account for three days. Today we will show you 5 of the pictures he took back then plus some personal words and an announcement for…
    - 8 Dec 15, 9:53am -
  • Super Still Life Photo Challenge: The Winners!
    Our Super Still Life Challenge was online for three weeks in total. And it was big fun! So today it’s time for a little recap and the announcement of the winners! Hurray! We are very … Read more →
    - 6 Nov 15, 10:40am -
  • Titbits of the month: October
    Every month we present you our favorite photos. This time Thomas shows you his three autumn pearls! Have a look! Actually I prefer the cooler seasons, most notably autumn, to the often way too sweaty summer. Photo … Read more →
    - 4 Nov 15, 10:50am -
  • Titbits of the month: September
    Every month we present you our favorite photos. This time Sara shows you her three summer pearls! Have a look! If someone out there have had a look at my recent pearls, you might have already found … Read more →
    - 1 Oct 15, 12:41pm -
  • #PhotocaseTakeover: illmedia
    This month our #photocasetakeover stepped into the third round. This time our photographer ‘illmedia’ captured our instagram account for 3 days. What he did during those days plus a preview of our next #photocasetakeover candidate can be … Re…
    - 22 Sep 15, 11:12am -
  • Titbits of the month: August
    Every month we present you our favorite photos. This time Kai shows you his three summer pearls! Have a look! Photo #1 Here are my favorite summer spots: in the shades at a lake… Photo … Read more →
    - 3 Sep 15, 2:48pm -