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  • Capturing Candid Portraits-4 tips

    by Chanevy | 2nd of July, 2013

    Here are a few tips to capturing candid portraits. I thought I would share and post this favorite picture of my granddaughter at the park. 1) Go somewhere fun and interesting. You can't control candid photography, but you can control your setting and maximize... More
  • 1000 Sales!!!!

    by Sylvaindeutsch | 1st of July, 2013

    Today, i riched the 1000 Sales:) Thank you all to make it run so good!! I just love this website, thank to all of you. Hope it keeps going well:) See Article
  • Understanding Camera Flash

    by Robinstockphotos | 27th of June, 2013

    From one of my recent articles for someone... Frequently wondered points about flash photography (basics and advanced): 1. They say pop-up flash ruins photos. It is true? Yes and no. Pop-up flash eliminates all shadows as seen from the camera as it is located right... More
  • Marettimo - Egadi Islands (Sicily)

    by Madman81 | 23rd of June, 2013

    The archipelago of the Egadi islands, from the Latin Aegates , is located in the western part of Sicily, opposite the stretch of coastline that stretches between Trapani and Marsala. Among the three major islands (Favignana and Levanzo other), Marettimo is the furthest from... More
  • how to make a good picture with photomerge. pt 2

    by Fallostupido | 21st of June, 2013

    hello in these second blog I descrive quickly, the technique I used to make this photo of the Cathedral of my city Lecce (Italy). cannon 550d + Tamron 17-50mm f8 t 1/1000 iso 200 I'm am a beginners, so I gladly accept corrections and tips I did 5 shots without tripod... More
  • New Collection: Cityscapes, Landscapes, Seascapes

    by Mrallen | 15th of June, 2013

    Take a look at my new collection: Cityscapes, Landscapes, Seascapes This great collection contains over 300 images by over 30 contributors. Go to: http://www.dreamstime.com/collections_item.php?collectionid=20952&pg=1 Or go via the link on my profile page. Here... More
  • Good Exposure for Landscape Photography

    by Illuminativisual | 3rd of June, 2013

    The traditional triad of ISO, aperture and shutter speed is the determinant of exposure. Appropriate selection of these three parameters will ensure the optimum exposure to record a scene as desired. Selecting exposure settings that allow less light to be recorded by the... More
  • Which camera brand?

    by Fredbro | 31st of May, 2013

    Lately, I attended a portrait photography seminar. When it all started, the teacher asked the group to divide itself in two : those with Canon cameras on the left side and those with Nikon on the right side. The people with other camera brands had to go with the group that... More
  • I love Photomerge; landscapes are my fondness

    by Fallostupido | 30th of May, 2013

    hello everyone, I am very happy because every day that I take a picture and use photoshop, I always learn something new. during my last vacation in Italy (Vieste, Puglia) I was fascinated by the beauty of the coast. the view was so vast that I had some problems in the... More
  • A MYTH about Desktops Vs Handhelds

    by Thefinalmiracle | 30th of May, 2013

    The media was never in such a worse condition like today. There was a time in history when a newspaper (sole kinda media then) was used as a tool for freedom struggles and a voice against oppression. With the same concept in our heads the world moved on and so did humanity.... More
  • Airship Visits Finland

    by Taina10 | 23rd of May, 2013

    From May to Mid-June Finland has a rare visitor: a Zeppelin The airship Pegasos, operated by the EU's Pan-European Gas-Aerosol-Climate Interaction Study, visits Finland to carry out a series of air quality measurements. This belongs to series of campaigns in the... More
  • How To Get Perfect Focus Every Time

    by GWHughes | 22nd of May, 2013

    Click here for the Video for this article: Some of the most interesting scenes are seascapes or landscapes that are tack sharp from right at your feet to the distant horizon. Here's how you can do it every time. First of all you have to scout the scene when you have... More
  • Portraits while travelling

    by Bevanward | 8th of May, 2013

    In recent travels I've been making an effort to take portraits of the people I meet. At first I set a goal of 50 different people per trip however, this seemed to cheapen the individual interactions as I'd have to bounce from person to person during any available time.... More
  • Dump and Back Up!

    by Jcimagery | 6th of May, 2013

    Yeah, that sounds a little wrong, but here's the deal/lesson. My husband, teenage daughter and I recently traveled to the Cook Islands in the South Pacific. Between us we had a total of five cameras. Three were Nikon D300's, two were smaller Olympus shockproof/waterproof... More
  • Is there a better time to take pictures?

    by Tempestz | 29th of April, 2013

    I guess this question depends on what your are capturing. We do know that early morning and late afternoon can lead to some great images, especially for landscape pictures. Case in point this image was captured as the Fall sun was setting at a wildlife sanctuary in Connecticut.... More
  • Stockholm archipelago, my latest collection

    by Perstock | 23rd of April, 2013

    This is an area i really love to spend time in - all year around and in all places. Really inspiring in many ways. Especially when it comes to photography. My description tells some about it: Stockholm archipelago (Swedish: Stockholms skärgård) is the largest archipelago... More
  • Improving your landscape photography

    by Honkamaa | 21st of April, 2013

    Hello there. Here are my top tips if you are a happy amateur who is thinking about getting a little bit more serious with landscape photography. 1. Get out of bed – You need to be on the field when the light is the best which usually is around sunset and around sunrise.... More
  • Some landscapes and 200 online.

    by Robinstockphotos | 11th of April, 2013

    I have thinking for a long time to do some landscape photos. But because there are too many landscape photos, I was trying to hit something that would be easy to capture and still stand out of the category of normal "Landscape" photography. I had asked for a portfolio review... More
  • Liverpool and Chester

    by Danielc1998 | 19th of March, 2013

    Liverpool ======= Liverpool collection The city was founded in the middle ages. By the early 19th century, 40% of the world's trade passed through Liverpool's docks, and during some period along the 19th century the city was wealthier than London itself, this... More
  • Models how?

    by Matthiase | 18th of March, 2013

    How do you get people to stand infront of the camera and let you take their picture and to sell them online to the whole world to see ?. Do you ask friends and family to help you?. Or do you ask random people in the street to strike a pose and then let them fill out... More

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