Month: August 2020

Photography

Visualizing the contactless experience

The coronavirus pandemic has sparked an overhaul in advertising; in fact, a spring survey from the Association of National Advertisers suggests that 92% of marketers had already adjusted their creative messaging since mid-March. Ads were pulled, and new ones were created to match the reality of the times. Amid the global crisis, more brands are […]

Photography

Improving your Licensing workflow

One of the easiest and most effective ways to boost your success as a commercial stock photographer is to consistently shoot and upload fresh images to your Licensing portfolio; in fact, top Contributors tend to add upwards of 25 to 50 photos every week. When you’re organizing and maintaining a portfolio of hundreds of images, […]

Photography

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, […]

Photography

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 […]

Photography

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 […]

Photography

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, […]