• Editorial = Newsworthy

    Editorial = Newsworthy

    May 21, 2014

    Cutcaster is always seeking good editorial work, but we know that sometimes there is a little confusion about what "Editorial" means. Editorial photography should support the printed word. Editorial images need to have a tale to tell, like the image above, from the 2011 Cairo protests. The man central to the image seems to have a bandage...

  • Where your Photos and Illustrations come from does Matter!

    May 16, 2014

    With the ease of Google image search, and the millions of photos and illustrations just one click away from an easy download, why should anyone pay for stock photography? The reason is simple, and important: if you purchase a stock photo or illustration, you are also buying the license to use that photo. Grab something off the internet and you...

  • Cutcaster DIY: Even Dad Appreciates a Handmade Gift

    Cutcaster DIY: Even Dad Appreciates a Handmade Gift

    May 14, 2014

    Father's Day is June 15th and we've created a Pinterest board of DIY gifts for Dad using Cutcaster stock patterns and illustrations. If you need Father's Day images to create your own handmade cards, or to use for Father's Day campaigns or advertising, check out our ...

  • Got Questions? Check out our FAQs. We Want to Help!

    Got Questions? Check out our FAQs. We Want to Help!

    May 09, 2014

    We've done our best to try and make sure that our site is as user friendly as possible, but we know you might still need a little help. Our FAQ is chock full of solutions and answers to your questions about everything from search options...

  • Metaphors and Magic: Special Effects Photography

    May 05, 2014

    In stock photography, "trick photography" or special effect photographs are very useful. They can evoke metaphors and when placed in a specific campaign they can take on meaning that a more straight forward photograph cannot. Plus the 'off' or strikingly otherworldly images pull in the viewer, pique curiosity and hold the attention of customer...