6 Tips to Add Depth to Landscape Photos

6 Tips to Add Depth to Landscape Photos

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

We see in 3D, whereas cameras only see the world in two dimensions, which is why when you take a photo the result can be disappointing — especially landscape photography.  There are some tips and tricks to create a 3D look and add more depth to your landscape photographs. 1. Converging lines In reality these […]

Do Digital Rights Matter?

Do Digital Rights Matter?

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

We think so and so do our users. Over a 1,250 Scoopshooters from all over the world completed our 2015 digital rights survey, answering questions about user rights on social media platforms. The results, although dramatic, came as no shock to us, with 70% of respondents claiming they are worried about how social media platforms use […]

Quaker Oats’ Thermo-Active Campaign

Quaker Oats’ Thermo-Active Campaign

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

Brrr-ring on the chill-factor. Unfortunately for Quaker Oats we had a rather mild winter in the UK this year. As part of its winter themed ‘Thermo-Active’ campaign, Quaker Oats was after frosty weather photos from the UK. To source frosty photos, Scoopshot geo-targeted users in the UK, based on weather forecasting data, to provide on-demand photos, delivering hundreds of […]

Scoopshooters’ #oreoeclipse

Scoopshooters’ #oreoeclipse

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

We work with top brands and publishers, to help them source creative user generated content (UGC) from Scoopshot’s community of 600,000 amateur mobile and professional photographers. Oreo, a Mondelez brand, worked with us to enhance its real-time advertising campaign #oreoeclipse, around the 2015 solar eclipse in Europe. As part of its multi-channel #playwithoreo marketing campaign, Oreo wanted to […]

5 Top Travel Photography Tips

5 Top Travel Photography Tips

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

If there’s one time of year you’re bound to take photos it’s while on vacation. To turn those picture perfect landmarks and landscapes into postcard worthy photos, here are a few tips and tricks to help you improve your travel photography. 1. Create a photo story Using a series of frames you can create a photo […]

How To ‘Selfie’

How To ‘Selfie’

Posted by on Apr 14, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

There’s an art to creating the perfect selfie, a simple point and press won’t do, just ask Kim K, the queen of the selfie and all round mirror lover. Kim recently revealed her selfie secrets to online publisher The Daily Mail. Kim’s number one tip was to get in front of a mirror, there’s no […]

Micro Stock Photography — Photos That Sell

Micro Stock Photography — Photos That Sell

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

Using Scoopshot to showcase your artistic photography is a good way to be discovered, while protecting your image rights (you keep the copyrights to your photos and videos until the point at which they are sold). If you want to make some moular from your photos, channelling your inner artist isn’t likely to bring in […]

Photography Copyrights Demystified

Photography Copyrights Demystified

Posted by on Mar 26, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

Copyright is a fancy name for ownership, thought up by a wisenheimer legal person, and you don’t need to include the copyright symbol © for copyright to exist. If you take a photo you own it and you have exclusive rights to it (unless you’ve been employed by someone to take that photo), which means no one can reproduce […]

How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse (Safely)

How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse (Safely)

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

What’s the most important thing we’re ever told about the sun…? Don’t look directly at it! Just looking at the sun for a few moments can burn the back of your eyes, leading to blindness. When a solar eclipse occurs, even when the majority of the sun is covered by the moon, it is still very […]

Photography Tips: The Golden Hour

Photography Tips: The Golden Hour

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

The ruler of all light and the magic time that makes your photos look all warm and happy. Golden Hour. Golden Hour is the magical time that occurs twice each day, an hour after sunrise and an hour before sunset. Obviously this is dependant on where you are in the world and what season it is. The general rule […]