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5 Ideas for Using Abstract Art in Your Website Designs

No longer limited to the confines of the gallery, abstract art can bring a touch of creativity and individuality to any design. Web design, too. Artistic abstract images are trending thanks to a growing interest in fine art, craft-inspired products, and maximalist interiors across social media. No longer limited to the confines of the gallery, […]

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The 5 Best Fresnel Lights, Lenses, and Attachments

Choosing the right fresnel lenses, lights, and attachments can be difficult. So, let’s talk about some affordable options. Whether you’re a seasoned cinematographer or just getting into videography, learning how your lights work is just as important as learning about what they can do. Today we’re going to talk about what fresnel lenses are, how […]

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7 Creative TikTok Photo Trends for Photographers to Try

Photo trends on a video platform seems counterintuitive—but when it comes to TikTok, here’s how photographers are finding creative ways to share their work. By now, you should be somewhat familiar with this Gen Z-beloved network; this immensely popular video app allows users to create and share fun, short videos. But did you know it’s […]

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Ways to Better Support LGBTQ+ Artists in Creative Industries

Knowing and understanding the history of the LGBTQ+ art community is the first step in supporting their lineage of artistic endeavors. This article has been approved by Prism, a Shutterstock ERG (Employee Resource Group) committed to creating a supportive, diverse, and inclusive company culture for LGBTQ+ people globally. The queer narrative, no matter the medium, […]

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How to Make Zoom Backgrounds for Video Chatters Everywhere

For photographers and illustrators, Zoom backgrounds aren’t just a way to pretty up a desktop, they’re great for sharing your work with a wider audience. First there was Instagram, then there was TikTok. Now, there’s Zoom? Zoom virtual backgrounds are the ultimate way to showcase your personality to friends and colleagues you’re staying connected with. […]

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Introducing Digitally Signed Model Releases

You can now submit digitally signed model releases, making contributing to Shutterstock easier than ever before. Gone are the days of chasing down your models and talent to have them fill out printed forms. We know this additional step has plagued contributors, making shoots chaotic and delaying content submissions. For many, printing out the form, […]

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5 Queer-Identifying Photographers on the Importance of Representation

Find new perspectives as five queer-identifying photographers share their experiences in the creative industry and how things can change for the better. This article has been approved by Prism, a Shutterstock ERG (Employee Resource Group) committed to creating a supportive, diverse, and inclusive company culture for LGBTQ+ people globally. We all shoot for different reasons. […]