The best of: cats and dogs

The best of: cats and dogs

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

Even if you’re not into selfies, everyone loves taking photos of their cats and dogs (cat / dog selfies!). However, they can be tricky subjects, they often don’t like to stay still or move the moment you reach for the camera. Using the burst shoot mode on your camera is a must for difficult subjects […]

5 basic tips to improve your photos

5 basic tips to improve your photos

Posted by on Dec 6, 2015 in Media | No Comments

There are a few quick and easy things that anyone can do to improve their mobile photography in an instant. Clean the lens Your phone spends a lot of time in your pocket or bag getting dirty. Grease, dirt and fingers prints on your lens will affect the quality of your photos. It’s a simple […]

Scoopshot becomes Uber for photographers

Scoopshot becomes Uber for photographers

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

We already have 1,800 accredited professional photographers in 55 countries and you can become one of them. Image buyers from around the world tap into this community on demand. Much like Uber, Scoopshot is looking to revolutionize the world of stock photography and become everyone’s private photographer. We are now focused on connecting professional photographers […]

Four Tips for Upcoming Landscape Photographers

Four Tips for Upcoming Landscape Photographers

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

1. Composition Whatever you’re photographing, composition is key. How many times have you taken a photo of a pretty view only to be disappointed with the result? To take a good photo you need to frame the subject(s) and apply some basic rules to make the result visually pleasing. Scoopshooter: Narek Hovas The rule of […]

Introducing Scoopshot Film

Introducing Scoopshot Film

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

As video content gains traction on brands’ and publishers’ websites and social media channels, there has been increased demand for branded video content. Scoopshot Film connects its global community of filmmakers with brands and publishers looking for bespoke video content, for marketing and creative story telling purposes. This new service makes it easier to creatives […]

Photography Tips: Focus on Focusing

Photography Tips: Focus on Focusing

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in Advice and Tips | No Comments

Sometimes photos are clearly blurry and out of focus, or, in many cases, photos are reasonably sharp, but could be crisper. If you’re seeking perfection, or just want to sharpen your technique, employ these techniques to get the best possible results with your photos as crisp as possible. Scoopshooter: Prae Pornapat The basics One of the main reasons that photos […]

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 […]