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  • Black Is the New Black

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of January, 2009

    The July 08 issue of Italian Vogue featured only black models and became one of the best selling foreign magazine issues ever in the U.S. Photographer Steven Meisel shot the issue and was quoted as saying that he hoped that the success of the layouts would show the world... More
  • Mostly, it's a shutter thing

    by Matthewcuda | 23rd of September, 2015

    With many years of photography under my belt now, and several years as a wildlife photographer, I can honestly say that shutter speed will make you or break you in this genre. In this post I will examine why the shutter is so crucial in wildlife as well as other action photography... More
  • My first photos with a model (in black and white)

    by Truthservant | 13th of August, 2015

    Hello friends, I like to share with you my first ever photos with a model. I chose to process them in black and white. What do you think?    I think black-and-white is suitable for some photos where color can be a real distraction. It is good for photos with patterns... More
  • Why are People Still Drawn to the Black and White Image?

    by Gracelife | 12th of August, 2015

      There’s something about black and white images that makes them powerful, interesting and almost more expressive than color photos. One might have assumed, back when color photos were first developed, that black and white images would slowly turn into a relic from... More
  • My photos, my experiences

    by Sasagabrielli | 3rd of August, 2015

    Short stories, a few words to describe the feelings that my photos trying to stir. I photograph to see better than they otherwise would look superficially.  See Article
  • 17 ways to enjoy tea around the world

    by Nikitu | 24th of February, 2015

    I am a tea drinker, anyone here at the office will confirm that for you. I have this huge mug that is always filled with brewed teas from all over the world. If you think tea is a beverage you obtain from dunking a tea bag in hot water than you must read on, and if you know... More
  • Are You Due Some Good Luck?

    by Steveacer | 6th of February, 2015

    If you feel as if you could do with some good luck stare into the eyes in this picture. Let me know if it works.   See Article
  • 2000 approved images

    by Captblack76 | 11th of December, 2014

    Dear friends ... on may 2013 I celebrated 1000 files online ... finally I reached 2000 !!! I'm really happy to achieve it before the end of 2014 ... And now ... to 3000 ( new target ) ... I hope :-)   See Article
  • Idaho Heritage: Snake River +

    by Willhavenrg | 18th of November, 2014

    I am going to talk more about technique. The reason both these photos work is the shadows.         . I try to think about how they would look on a wall before I pressed the shutter button. The rock makes the second photo. In the albums there is on large... More
  • Why Do I Even Try

    by Lelabaggett | 3rd of October, 2014

      It seems as if this is all an uphill battle for me. I've not gotten one sell and I have had many rejects, yet, I STILL come back for more! Why do I keep doing this to myself? I wonder. There are a lot of other stock photography sites that I could go with, and I did... More
  • First studio photo download

    by Jaap2861 | 14th of August, 2014

    I like the country life. I like gardening. And I like the photo studio too. So once in a while I climb the stairs to go to my studio. I bought a piece of black shiny plexiglass. I bought some secondhand stuff, like lamp holders and a projection screen. And I bought new LED... More
  • Cowboys in training

    by Kckendricks | 17th of March, 2014

    These young cowboys define the word adorable! Guys and gals, your hearts are about to be lassoed. See Article
  • Old lamp

    by Brocko | 9th of January, 2014

    Sometimes blackouts are welcome. You can find that old things like this gas lamp can be useful if you have it around... See Article
  • 50th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King March

    by Shootalot | 8th of September, 2013

    I attended the 50th anniversary of the Martin Luther King March on 8/28/13 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. At first I thought it would be a bust as it was raining that day but a big crowd showed up anyway. There was a steady procession of activists, celebrities,... More

    by Hyperbiker | 18th of July, 2013

    Hi folks, This week, we will look into a very very common but beautiful bird: Black-eared wheatear – Oenanthe hispanica The Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica) is a wheatear, a small migratory passerine bird that was formerly classed as a member of the Thrush... More
  • Black and White Photography vs. Color Photography

    by Yelo34 | 10th of April, 2013

    I consider myself a color photographer so this blog may be biased. I rarely use black and white. However, I see how many people tend to use it or even over use. Since, I consider myself a work in progress, I decided to do some research on visual design, specifically regarding... More
  • You don't know what you have!

    by Cooper5022 | 21st of January, 2012

    Sometimes you take a shot, you kind of like the image and then it starts to get a few accolades. This image was one of 10 I entered last year in the World Photographed of the year competition. It was entered into the urban wildlife section and went on to make it to the... More
  • B&W Problem

    by Klicaqui | 30th of December, 2011

    Hi people I'm having trouble uploading photos in black and white I edit my images using camera raw from photoshop 5 and there I convert for black and white, but when I upload the images to dreamstime they say it is not RGB and they don't apear in the unfinished files.... More
  • Tip - Moving Indoors

    by Peanutroaster | 23rd of November, 2011

    Since starting to contribute to Dreamstime, I've been driving all around this past summer and fall looking for people, places and things to photograph. Now that the leaves and temperature have fallen and the sky's are gray, I've started moving indoors and have been experimenting... More
  • Contribution for collection in black and white illustrations...

    by FabioConcetta | 21st of September, 2011

    Hi to all friends and members of Dreamstime! I ask if you can help me make my collection of the best illustrations in black and white, with your contribution. The only requirement I ask is that they are only illustrations in black and white of course! Thank you in advance... More

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