We are giving away our most awesomest Image Manipulation Store package yet: City Series: London
The link is in the bottom but first some awesome news:
We have completely revamped our backend. We were having issues with folks unable to download. Quite understandable considering that the IMS now serves over 180GB of goodies, with some packages being well over 5GB (like the London package that we are giving away)
That called for a solution. Our dev team came up with quite a clever method:
- Change the download mechanism – I am not going to bore you with the detail, but if you have downloaded anything over the last week, it should have been x3 as fast, while behind the scenes we are x50 more scalable.
- Allow for single file downloads. If you are making a composition and just want one file out of a package, you can now download that file only via our new backend.
So we are celebrating this new backend by giving away a free package, and an awesome one at that.
FREE FILE DOWNLOAD:
For the next 2 days we have opened up the London package for free download. This will:
- A – give you some awesome files to play with and
- B – give you a great chance to test the new backend. It is a 5GB package with each file being a prestege 180MB uncompressed TIFF file (you will love it!).
Here is the link, but first a favor to ask:
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Without further ado: The London Package
About the London package:
For our city series we commissioned one of the best photographers of our time to shoot backgrounds for us. Our first set was the Venice set, and it was so good that we had to get another European capital – London. And we LOVE it: The elegant townhouses, the typical red phone booths and many a royal palace form the backdrop for urban composing.
But it is not only the city that makes this package different. This package is fundamentally different from your average vacation photos and other stock photos. As with the Venice set, to place a model in a pre-made backdrop you have to take the photo with the composite in mind… Which luckily, we did:
Most photographers shoot models as good as they can. This means that the model is probably “sitting” on more than 20 megapixels, and if they are standing than it is 20 megapixels shot vertically . Landscapes and cities, however, are mostly shot landscape mode . This means that you either have to squash your model or shoot bigger landscapes. Which we did! The backdrops are a massive 80 megapixels files (or 10,000 x 7,500 px), so no scaling!scaling-free work.
The focal point in the pictures was deliberately set “wrong” – we are not focusing on the building, but rather on where a model will be placed, so you would get a sweet, sweet bokeh of a Schneider-Kreuznach lens
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