It’s Valentine’s Day, also known as Saint Valentines Day after the Christian Martyr ‘Valentinus’. February 14th only became associated with declaring ones love during the 18th Century. The practice of exchanging cards and confectionery became a familiar expression of love that has continued through to today. It’s estimated that just […]

09Dec

Submitting To Stock Libraries – An Update

Back in August 2016 I posted a blog review about my experiences of submitting photography to Stock Libraries as a way to create a secondary income. It’s been a few months since I first dipped my toe in the water, in fact it’s been about 9 months. You may remember […]

There is an increasing trend for food photography images that use very dark props and backgrounds rather than bouncing a lot of white light around. White boards and reflectors create a very fresh look that makes the most of the available daylight whilst for darker images you need to use […]


So you want to dip a toe in the Stock Photography Market? I’ve spent the last three months exploring the ins and outs of becoming a contributor. INTRODUCTION Back in the 1990’s the image giants ruled Stock Photography, and most professional photographers saw some value in contributing imagery because if […]