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Model Release question???

When using only a peice of a photograph (ie a leg, an arm, a breast) with no face of the model in a photograph do I need a model release from that model even if you cannot identify who they are?  I do boudoir photos and I have a pair of legs from a model that I have cropped and want to use to sell, but I dont know if i need to get a release or not. You cannot identify her by her legs alone.

Added by Tracey Stebelton Hargreaves on April 18, 2014 at 3:22pm — 1 Comment

Keep your camera dry in the rain (cheap but effective)

Well, thank goodness, spring is upon us, and we’re leaving those bitter polar vortices in the rear view. However with spring time, we say hello to a different type of weather, our old friend, the rain. One thing we know, water and cameras don’t mix very well. So how do you protect your camera while shooting in the rain without breaking the bank? It’s actually relatively simple and I have used two of these three methods many times in the field.
One method is buying a poncho suit…

Added by William J. Dabovich on April 7, 2014 at 2:04pm — No Comments


I have recently joined and just uploaded my Flickr photosteamin error, can I delete uploads and start again uploading only selected images - thanks

Added by Roger Jackman on March 31, 2014 at 10:37am — 2 Comments

A Stirring.

I think i have reached a point in my photographic journey where i feel as though my foot has left one stone on it`s way to another. I feel a stirring inside, an excitement that makes me want to shoot.  But it`s not just using my t3i to capture the scene, it also involves the hours i spend using the free software available to create a reaction in the viewer.  Some reactions may be of surfeit, while others would be of approval. At the end of it all I created a reaction with…


Added by GITTENSPIC on March 24, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

5 Dressing Ideas For Baby's First Photo Shoot

Getting your little ones dressed up for a special occasion is something that every parent loves doing and feels excited about. And if that occasion happens to be your baby’s first photo shoot then definitely there’s going to be lot of excitement and confusion as well. Most of the parents feel…


Added by Olivia Grey on March 23, 2014 at 9:36pm — No Comments

My first blog attempt

This is my first blog here and I have included a picture taken a short while ago.  I will get my collection organised and up loaded over the next couple of weeks.

The picture is of the Sawfly Orchid which is very common in my area of Turkey at this time of year.…


Added by Steven Jacques on March 19, 2014 at 10:58pm — 2 Comments


                                                                     Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM lens

The Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM is an ultra wide-angle zoom lens that offers excellent…


Added by John Torcasio on March 12, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Nikon Warranty


Does anyone know if Nikons warranty would still be valid if I ordered a battery grip and battery from the USA to the United Kingdom? I'm looking at the Nikon MB-D11 battery grip for my D7000 but in the UK its £280 ($485 USD) including another battery, but if I order it from B&H NYC it comes to £140 ($225 USD) so there is quite a big price difference, so I just wanted to know would the warranty still be valid?

Or if its not valid, if anybody knew of any good third party…


Added by LJW Photography on March 7, 2014 at 8:44am — 1 Comment

Recording Quality Audio for the DSLR

If there is one thing that…


Added by Kyle Albert on March 5, 2014 at 8:38pm — 2 Comments

Learning Curve

.I'm currently undertaking an online course learning manual mode, starting off just working in AV (Canon SX50),and composition hopefully I am starting to get the hang of it, all comments for imp…


Added by Adrianne Forrest on March 3, 2014 at 2:12pm — 3 Comments

Swedish Artist Eva Fidjeland Featured


Eva Fidjeland Art



Added by Eva Fidjeland on February 23, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

the best Camera

I am going to change my camera could someone advice the best camera for landscape shooting in range of 2000$. thanks.  

Added by Durrani on February 20, 2014 at 1:27am — 8 Comments

Photographing In Low Light: 8 Tips To Get Maximum Out Of Availability!

Flash; light please; I won’t look good in dim light; the scene isn’t looking perfect; a few statements you often hear around you. Why the light is so important for photography? Is it important for photos on canvas as well? Yes, it is, and the importance is due to the impact it creates on final display and the admiration pictures receive. What to do if light is not providing enough support for shooting? Here are given some useful tips to help such a situation.…


Added by Olivia Grey on February 19, 2014 at 4:14am — 3 Comments

How to Pose a Newborn for Professional Pictures

Newborn babies are usually clicked within the first two weeks of birth. But infants that small are fragile. You can try endless creative poses with them. At the same time, you have to make sure that each one of their pose is safe and appropriate for the picture. So, here we have combined a few tips on how you can pose a newborn for…


Added by Olivia Grey on February 18, 2014 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

A Quick Hello From Ireland!

Just a quick hello from Ireland, even though I joined last year, I am only now starting to become what could be called an 'active' member!  What I like about Picturesocial is the fact that there are no egos, everyone is considered equal and the advice never has a condescending tone to it.  At the end of the day, a photo is a photo no matter who takes it, what camera takes it or where it was taken.

A memory is only a memory to one person until it is photographed.  Then it…


Added by Gerry O' Mahony on February 5, 2014 at 9:11am — 2 Comments

My Night Photography 2014.

From Photo_2014

Rainy weather and the sky is dim does not allow me to produce good photos…


Added by Sad Agus on February 5, 2014 at 1:58am — 2 Comments

Making flyer for wedding

Since last month, my boss was looking for the flyers for wedding.

But my dad who passed away 8 years ago, created some and spread them to people. The area is just small. But there are 8 photography studios and tone of armature photographers. People who don't care of the album asked their friend as a photographer and they create Data DVD and some prints and even wedding album. So, total cost less than $100. One of the studios mainly works for wedding. But they sift to portrait,…


Added by Jim on February 3, 2014 at 9:09pm — No Comments

A View From The Driver's Seat

Hi Everyone, 

I am new to Picturesocial and this is my first post so please forgive if I have made any mistakes.

The photo was taken in Hull, Massachusetts at sunset and with a little HDR I thought it make an interesting capture.

Thank you for comments they are appreciated. 

Added by Frances on February 2, 2014 at 9:39am — 1 Comment

Sad Eyes

I was requested by mommam to post the story behind this photo. I hope you can read it because its copied and pasted from a Word document.


Right here we go.

The year was about 1998-1999 and I still took my photos in colour slide format. We were living in Bloemfontein, South Africa, which is about 1000 km from Hawston (near Cape Town), where this photo was taken. Now Hawston is a very pretty little fishers village, but very poor and its…


Added by Andre Barnard on January 31, 2014 at 6:04am — 9 Comments


I want to go to school for photography where's the best place to start at looking?

Added by Ronda Armentrout on January 27, 2014 at 5:01pm — 6 Comments

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