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What is stock photography? Plus advice from seasoned photographers

  Stock photography is for the freelance photographer who wants to earn money with the photos they take. Overall it is a great way to earn extra money (passive income) on images or photos that might just be stuck on your hard drive collecting (electronic?) dust.  It takes those otherwise forgotten images, finds a home for them, and turns them into a profitable resource for the photographer. But that being said, there are some stock companies that make the process a bit more difficult for the creative than we think it should be.  How to maintain your style as a stock photographer Every day more photos are taken than in history combined and the majority do not receive the full recognition...

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Top 5 Tips for Overcoming Depression through the creative process of photography

  As a young girl around the age of 9, Oprah Omeka would often walk through the Great Rift Valley in Kenya on her way back home from school, the area that is situated between her county and Nairobi was filled with zebras, lions and wilderness. However, when she entered high school (around the age of 13) she noticed that development had taken place in that beautiful area which soon clouded the river water, and created a dirty and unorganized environment. This development prompted her to want to make changes and not allow disorganization to destroy the beauty of the land she knew as a young child, which is why a few years later she took up studies in architecture.  Getting...

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Giveaway Time! Get Unlimited Diverse Images for Free

IT'S GIVEAWAY TIME! Tanya Gupta is a multimedia artist, augmented reality developer at IBM, and former Nasa engineer, who graduated from NYU and is also a Scopio subscriber! She uses her brilliant talents to create engaging photoshop designs, and has recently been using diverse images from Scopio to help emphasize her designs. We have teamed up with her to give away 3 one month accounts to Scopio, we are giving away the prize and she is hosting the giveaway. Here is what Tanya Gupta has to say about Scopio:  "I’m a real, long-time user of Scopio’s royalty-free images & genuinely love their selection. In fact, I love their service so much that I personally reached out to them to create this giveaway -- I wouldn’t partner with...

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