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Marie's Experience With Scopio

  Marie Dashkova, a photographer from Russia was looking for a place where she could show her artwork and build a diverse portfolio while earning money for her images, which is what brought her to submit her images to Scopio. In the past, she had tried submitting to traditional stock photo agencies, but there were so many restrictions that she wasn’t able to express her authentic self and style. Find out how she has been able to earn money as a successful and expressive photographer without giving into the restrictions. She also speaks about her experience as a Scopio photographer and using the new contributor portal that allows photographers to see their images, views, downloads, and even access amazing perks....

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Fashion Photographer From Ukraine

Olga Larionova is 27 years old fashion photographer from Ukraine. She lives in a small town in Ukraine, where they know little about fashion and style, so she is trying to promote her work abroad as much as possible. She participates in competitions for photographers and foreign exhibitions. Olga has been doing photography for 3 years and currently freelancing.  “Love for photography came to me a long time ago, I was a photo model, I knew a lot of poses, and now it helps me in working with models. Before that, after the institute, I worked in a kindergarten as a teacher. I have always been a creative person, I graduated from art school, I love to sew and create...

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An Indigenous Community Photographer

Joey Montoya’s journey started with using photography to share the issues of indigenous cultures, when he saw that there was a lack of information and narratives being shared. As a Lipan Apache from Texas, he cares so much about indigenous people and their cause. Being raised in San Francisco and surrounded by all those industries and tech, his culture drowned out. So as an indigenous himself, he wanted to share with people the stories of indigenous people. “Using photography and design to show that we’re not invisible and that we’re actually still here.”   Learning and Sharing   Joey Montoya is a multimedia artist, fashion designer, and entrepreneur whose work is aimed at increasing the visibility of indigenous people. He...

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How To Find Your Niche & Explore Outdoor Photography

An Outdoor Enthusiast Steve Walasavage is a passionate outdoor photographer. He grew up in a small town in South of Boston. He was in boys’ scouts, and his dad used to take him on hunting trips; so he grew up loving the outdoors. He’s always loved math and science, and he tries to incorporate that into his photos, and especially in his outdoor photography. From the North East of the United States, he works as a software engineer by day, and fills his remaining time with trips to far-off locations and science vistas! A scientist at heart, Steve often describes his work and “vibrant, but realistic”. His bucket list includes: Argentina, Peru, Tanzania, and a many countries with breathtaking views....

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4 Tips From A Passionate Photographer That Will Widen Your Photography Vision

From Law to Photography Zeina Kassem has always loved photography, ever since she was young. Yet, here’s a twist, she went to law school at first, but as she finished, she realized it wasn’t her thing. “Whatever I did, I always went back to photography.” To her, law was a good and interesting experience, but it just wasn’t her personality. She went after photography because her happiness was at stake; if she hadn’t done that, she would’ve spent her life wondering “what if”. Life as a freelance photographer in Beirut Zeina has been working as a photographer for 13 years now, since 2007. She focuses on capturing portraits of nature, humanity, and important social issues. Shortly after the explosion in...

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