Catalin Petolea: Shooting full time while enjoying mountain trips!

Comments (3) October 5, 2011, Author: Lucie Navrátilová, Categories: Interview, Photographer
How did you started with photography? Somewhere in 2005 I bought a Sony point and shoot and started to play with it. After that I replaced it with a Panasonic FZ20 which had a f/2.8 Leica lens (wow!) still point and shoot but this one was the camera on which I learned most of the technical aspects of photography. After that I realised it’s the moment to get more serious, since it appeared that photography will stick with me for [...] Read more »

Interview with Natalia Lukiyanova – Microstocker from Russia (and no she doesn’t drink Vodka)

Comments (1) August 22, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Design, Interview, Photographer
Pixmac000012172375 I’d like to introduce Natalia Lukiyanova from Russia, a fab microstock content producer focusing on illustration.   Tell me a bit about yourself I am 34 years old, I was born and live in Russia. I – a freelancer, I like that it gives you the freedom, you can plan your own work and leisure. I love to travel, yet not visited very many countries, but is still to come:) I love animals of all – from insects to whales [...] Read more »

Interview with Jo Ann Snover – microstock photographer

Comments (1) July 26, 2011, Author: simon, Categories: Design, Interview, Photographer
000083859377 We;d like to introduce another of the many photographers who have recently joined Pixmac to offer their content – this time it’s Jo Ann Snover - How long have you worked as a photographer, and how did you decide to start shooting stock photography/microstock photography? I’ve been taking photographs for about 25 years, but did not do it professionally prior to starting as a microstock contributor in 2004. I started submitting to microstock almost by accident following a radio program [...] Read more »

Lisa F. Young: My Love Affair with Microstock Photography

Comments (0) April 25, 2011, Author: Vitezslav Valka, Categories: Interview, Photographer, Showcase
lisa-f-young Lisa F. Young is one of the well known photographers actively participating in discussion forums.  Her collections around various themes sell well in the marketplace  and we’re delighted to welcome her at Pixmac. We’ve already been discussing a number of topics relating to the microstock marketplace and Lisa now adds some of her thoughts around a few more of my probing questions. Read more »

Evocative Imagery by Carlos Henrique Reinesch

Comments (1) March 17, 2011, Author: Vitezslav Valka, Categories: Interview, Photographer, Showcase
Carlos is one of the best artists at DeviantART that I’ve seen there. I’d like introduce him to the professionals in stock photo industry, because I don’t think such talent is found that often in a hobbyist shooter. Carlos is definitely way beyond the ‘hobby level’ in my eyes. So see for yourself how amazing a life story can be! Tell us more about you… “Hi, I am Carlos Henrique Reinesch, I am 22 and I am an amateur photographer [...] Read more »

Jim Pickerell: From Vietnam to Microstock

Comments (0) March 16, 2011, Author: Vitezslav Valka, Categories: Interview, Photographer, Showcase
This time I’d like to talk with more than just a skilled professional. Jim Pickerell was in Vietnam as a photographer and that is something I could talk about with Jim for hours. But Jim is also one of the best industry analysts. The wonderful  thing for me is that he’s still searching for information and new approaches in the stock photo business while others just blame the industry for this and that. Big respect to Jim for what he has [...] Read more »

Robert Kneschke: True Guardian of German Photographers

Comments (1) March 9, 2011, Author: Vitezslav Valka, Categories: Interview, Photographer, Showcase
I’d like to introduce Robert. One of our photographers that lives in Germany and while at the same time as shooting great photos he has a reputation as being a  ‘guardian angel’ of the interests of photographers. It was an interesting challenge to do interview with Robert. He is one of those people who’s not afraid to point out the problems and mistakes of any agency. The thing is, that we actually like it and benefit from his valuable input. It helps [...] Read more »

Elena Elisseeva: Professional Microstock Producer

Comments Off (0) March 8, 2011, Author: Vitezslav Valka, Categories: Interview, Photographer, Showcase
Let me introduce one of the best selling photographers. Elena is a professional photography producer writing her own blog about photography. She has just become a fresh new contributor for Pixmac. We’re happy to see new faces  as our marketing brings measurable results and the reasons for uploading to Pixmac are more positive as each month passes. Read more »

The Inspiration Behind Yuri Arcurs

Comments (2) March 1, 2011, Author: Vitezslav Valka, Categories: Interview, Photographer, Showcase
This time, I’d like to introduce the best selling photographer of the World. Yuri Arcurs, who started shooting pretty recently while being a university student and just after a few years made it to the top in terms of sold photos. The quality and themes merged in one strong symbol that just works. Yuri’s portfolio at Pixmac is selling really well and I hope we will sell even more for Yuri over time. Read more »

Keith Levit: Travelling and Shootin’ Great Photos

Comments (1) February 25, 2011, Author: Vitezslav Valka, Categories: Interview, Photographer, Showcase
I’d like to introduce Keith Levit. One of those lucky ones who does what he loves while making money by doing it. I’d like to be one of those full-time travelers later in my life. For now I politely ask you all to dive deep into Keith’s thoughts and enjoy the ending bit! Read more »