Trick photography and special effects techniques to use for your stock photography business

Are you a stock photo enthusiast? Many people who take pictures and post them to stock photography sites can potentially earn hundreds or thousands of dollars per month. Imagine that, getting paid for doing what you love! However, what you need to know is the fact that you may be losing customers and potential photo sales if you don’t put up the right type of photos up for sale. Some photos may sell more than others, but if you put up the right picturs for sale, you will find that you can earn even more online than usual. In this article I will show you some of the best trick photography and special effects techniques that you can use in your stock photography business to help you stand out more with your photos and make more sales online. So what are some of the best (and easiest!) trick photography and special effects techniques? Continue reading

Improve your stock photography with trick photography and special effects techniques

The bar for entry into the stock photography business continues to be lowered as more people get access to affordable digital cameras that are loaded with technology. People are now able to take high quality photos using their ordinary digital cameras that they can sell on multiple dedicated stock photography websites. Continue reading

How trick photography and special effects can make you a better photographer

Understanding trick photography and special effects is about understanding the limit and potential of your camera in relation to light. If you want to quickly become a great photographer, then consider starting a photographic project to take trick photos and special effects. Continue reading

Sniper techniques for tricky low light photography without a tripod

When shooting in low light conditions, a tripod is absolutely essential. It can be very tricky to get clear and sharp photos because of the camera shake from your hands. The problem is that tripods are heavy and clunky. They take up so much space that you only carry them around if you are certain you’ll be using it. Continue reading

Get started now with some trick photography projects!

The next time you travel or are out and about with a camera, consider starting a trick photography project. It’s not only a great way to impress and confuse your friends in equal measure, but it also helps you to hone your photography skills and have fun at the same time. The more stunning examples are usually digitally manipulated in photoshop, but even if you’re not a tech whiz there are a wide variety of trick photography techniques that are at your disposal. Continue reading

Creative ideas for forced perspective trick photography from the internet

Forced perspective is not a new phenomenom, before the days of digital special effects it is used a lot in movies from the 1950s to make objects appear bigger or smaller than it really is. Many years later, we all carry a camera in our pocket, so we have the ability to create these special effect images ourselves. Continue reading

How long exposure trick photography is used to do light paintings

Light paintings are one of the more stunning examples of long exposure trick photography. You’re literally painting with light. You use a camera to take a long exposure photograph, and then move a bright light source around it. Also, just like a magic trick, consider this a spoiler warning if you want to continue to be baffled by how light paintings are made. Continue reading

Trick photography and special effects techniques

If you’re ready to take your photography skills to the next level and have fun, read on to discover the different trick photography and special effects techniques that you can instantly use. We’ll cover 3 of the more common trick photography and special effects techniques as they require very little extra effort to get started. Continue reading

Rekindle the joy of taking cool pictures with trick photography

Do you remember when you first picked up a camera? Whether it was film or digital, it was exciting to explore the world and take pictures. We bring our cameras everywhere we go and just start snapping anything that looks even remotely interesting. Now that almost all modern smartphone has a decent camera, there is simply no reason why we shouldn’t be taking more interesting pictures more often. While we are snapping more photos than ever, the trick is to take photos that are interesting and not mundane. Continue reading