Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Cloud Computing And Communications Technology Above The Clouds
Finding images to illustrate cloud computing and communications technology can be a daunting task. This image of brightly colored lights streaking through a high altitude cloudscape makes a great metaphor for everything from bandwidth to online storage and computing to bandwidth issues.
Using Photoshop To Create Cloud Computing And Communications Imagery
To create this cloud computing picture I combine several high altitude cloud photos taken during a trip from Mexico back to the U.S, from the window of a jet airliner, with long-exposure streaks of light. The resulting concept stock photo has visual impact as well as a clear and dynamic message centered around communications technology.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Funny Elephant Running Across A Grassy Plain
It takes a lot to make an elephant gallop across a grassy plain. This funny elephant picture was created from an image of distant hills under a blue sky, a grassy plain (photographed in Mongolia), and four elephant photos all composited together in Photoshop.
Humorous Elephants As Symbol And Metaphor
Elephants make great symbols and metaphors for concepts such as strength, integrity and, of course, intelligence and memory. Despite their great size and strength, they are also viewed as gentle creatures. Throw some humor into the mix and you have a very effective stock image. In this particular elephant stock photo the concepts expressed are agility, speed, fun and freedom.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Cyber Crime Is Reaching For You!
I decided to employ humor in this image portraying the dangers of cyber crime, hacking and Internet terrorism. In fact, this stock photo can be used for an even wider variety of concepts ranging from social media demands to spam to the time-suck of facebook. A multitude of hands reach desperately out of a computer display causing a businessman to pull back in fear from the desktop in his cubicle. This image is at once funny and horrifying. It is an apt metaphor for the overwhelming demands put on each of us in this Internet and social networking age.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
A Tiger Snarls In The Jungle
This classic picture of a tiger snarling in the jungle is actually a composite image. I photographed the tiger at the tiger temple a couple of hours drive North of Bangkok. The jungle foliage was photographed while enjoying a zip line near Chang Mai, Thailand. The tiger is fashioned from three different tiger shots. The end result is a tiger picture that is versatile in how it can be cropped, and appropriate for illustrating a wide range of concepts. Tigers make great business metaphors. The big cats can represent power, strength, cunning and ferocity. Tiger images are also great for symbolizing risk, danger and adversity.
Sunday, January 8, 2012
Funny Valentine's Day Cat Pictures
The next holiday coming up is Valentine's Day, and to that end I will be showcasing some of our funny pet Valentine's Day photos, beginning with this picture of a cat cutting out paper heart valentines. He has stretched is artwork out like a string of paper dolls. Is this an artistic cat or what?
Funny Cats, Dogs And Even Elephants
In our Animal Antics collection of funny animal photos we have cats, dogs, mice, and even elephants. Whether it is a picture of elephants in love with trunks intertwined, or a Poodle Playing Cupid, we have images for your Valentine's Day!
Thursday, January 5, 2012
This funny elephant is the picture of grace, agility and athleticism as she performs her ballet dance on stage and in the spotlight. You can tell from her expression that she is filled with joy as she nimbly moves across the wooden floor of the stage in front of the red velvet curtains.
Elephants For Greeting Cards, Advertising and Editorial Uses
This is one of the many humorous elephant photos in our collection for a wide variety of uses form advertising and editorial to funny greeting cards. This image was composited by Stephanie D. Roeser.
This elephant picture can represent concepts such as agility, strength, success, the improbable and the unlikely.
Saturday, December 31, 2011
These aren't just funny dogs, they are talented Poodles as well!
Funny Poodle Cheerleaders!
As we head into the playoff season in professional football I thought it might be appropriate to share this image shot on the sidelines...cheerleaders! Now normally, referring to a team's cheerleaders as "dogs" would be a diss, but in this case, when the cheerleaders are poodles...well, who can argue? I am guessing that this scene must have occurred at a Cal game because of the blue and gold outfits. One think is for sure, there is no doubting the talent of these precious Poodles!
Funny Poodle Pictures
We have a number of funny Poodle pictures in our Animal Antics collection of humorous pet photos created for greeting cards, advertising and editorial uses. If you are interested in personal use, many of our images have personal use licenses available at our Photoshelter archive.