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"THESE WINNERS SUCK."It never fails. Every time dA runs a contest around here, and the semifinalists/finalists are announced, half of dA goes crazy, falling over themselves just to get their opinion out there that these entries SUCK."THESE WINNERS SUCK." by KikaiSaigono
"These finalists are all digital! Why does dA hate traditional so much?!"
For some reason, just because dA sees finalists with all digital entries, they automatically feel that dA does not like traditional art, and they PURPOSELY avoid letting traditional works in to the finalists.
Why do they make such a personal deal out of it? I see people saying off the wall things like "I don't see ONE traditional entry in here!" "Traditional is so ignored lately."
There is only one thing I can say to people who think this: Pull your head out of your ass. Digital artwork programs were made as to emulate traditional media. Why else would Photoshop and PaintToolSAI have filters and tools like "watercolor" "hard brush" and "airbrush"?
The fact of the matter is, trad
Helpful Guidelines - Choosing ModelsSo you're looking for a model for a photoshoot and you don't know where to start?Helpful Guidelines - Choosing Models by larafairie
Whether you're a photographer just starting out, an amateur or professional photographer looking for further advice then this is the guide for you.
Firstly - ask yourself what sort of model you're looking for -
*Is the model important in the shoot?
*What sort of look do you need?
*Special requirements (for example if you're doing a fashion shoot you need to consider height
SO where do I look?
Models are quite easy to access as long as you know where to look and you know what you're looking for.
Top agencies (Storm, Elite etc) are going to want a lot of experience before they feel confident with you using their models. So if you're starting out an easy way is to look at a website called Modelmayhem (www.modelmayhem.com). It's a worldwide known website and you can browse people by city/country etc - perfect if you need to organise someone and you can contact the model directly. There's