Quick update

Quick update

4.5 months ago a miracle happened. My baby boy, Kiran, was born. I am in love! Together with my new assignment of fatherhood, in the past few months I have been producing literally thousands of images. As you can imagine this kind of schedule means that something has to go to rest. In my case […]

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Downsizing made easy – a present to stock photographers

Downsizing made easy – a present to stock photographers

. Yuri Arcurs: “This system is part of my daily workflow. It works flawlessly and should be a standard tool for all microstock photographers. I would pay a lot of money for it, if I had to!” WHAT CAN THE SYSTEM DO? Sometimes our images are slightly out of focus, forcing us to downsize until […]

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Image of the Week on iStockphoto.com

Image of the Week on iStockphoto.com

My arms are barely down from the excitement of having a Free Image of the Week on iStockphoto.com, and now I get the honor of Image of the Week… That means almost four weeks of consecutive exposure on the front page (if you include the continual exposure of the free image). This is great PR! […]

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Free Image of the Week on iStock

Free Image of the Week on iStock

I was pleasantly surprised to find one of my images (don’t worry, I submitted it myself) on the front page of istockphoto.com. As a contributing artist on istock.com this is amazing. Istock has millions of buyers from around the world and being front page is best case scenario. Kudos to iStock Analyzing the gain from […]

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iStock keeps on impressing me

iStock keeps on impressing me

Just read the post by kktompson on iStock called “The year in review and a look at the future”. This look really, really good for exclusive contributors. The following stands out: 1. Exclusive members can expect a massive income bump with the new prices for photos We are looking at: Xsmall 100% increase Small – […]

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Get in touch with your feelings

Get in touch with your feelings

There is a certain science to doing great stock images, and I want to share a few thoughts on something I have realized. Coming from a background of meditation and the journey of self discovery I am used to concentrating my attention internally. And trying to apply this to all situations in life naturally I […]

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Back to the world of stock photography

Back to the world of stock photography

After about 3 weeks of stock silence (also known as vacation) it is once again time to wake up sell tiny bits of frozen time (photos). Thought I would just share a few of today’s develops from a shoot I did with two of my favorite models Anton and Martez from Durbanville in South Africa. […]

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Pregnant shoot

Pregnant shoot

Just had a spontaneous shoot with a pregnant model that simply couldn’t wait anymore… you could almost hear the kid shouting “10, 9, 8, 7, 6… Sometimes you gotta strike while the iron is hot … This is a very “classic” stock image, but somehow I like the composition and the concept enough to share […]

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New medical pics

New medical pics

Right now I’m developing a medical shoot I did a while ago. It is so important to have credible styling. My stylist and I always try to reserve plenty of time for thorough research on the theme we shoot. What are the “real life” people doing, and how are they doing it. What props will […]

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Just wanna share a few pics from a stock shoot I'm developing

Just wanna share a few pics from a stock shoot I'm developing

… well not that I shoot anything else but stock! Note thyselves that these images have not been through retouch yet. They are just meant as a preview for you ever hungry designers out there.

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