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  • Gimme a _______________

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of December, 2007

    Today I launch my first annual ‘Gimme’ column with suggestions for holiday gift giving. This is the spot for fun camera things and photo themed gifts to give and receive that won’t break the bank. There are several cameras that fall into the “I am a cheap but clever... More
  • Smartphones For Photography?

    by Greatali | 10th of September, 2014

    Well, as we all know that smartphones from well known manufacturers with massive camera pixels are getting into market each and everyday whether they're from tech giant Sony which is my favorite brand or either they are from other manufacturers, but we can't deny or ignore... More
  • You Can Still Become A Good Contributor!

    by Greatali | 5th of September, 2014

    Well, as you all know that to become a well known contributor on any stock photography site around the net is like dream comes true for many of us here, but this is also an undeniable fact that without having good gadgets or equipments related to photography is simply impossible... More
  • Always Carry a Camera (Part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 3rd of September, 2014

    Some time ago I wrote a blog (here) about always carrying a camera with you, just so you don't miss any great photo opportunities . Everything I said then is true today. Maybe more so. There are over 25,000,000 stock images on Dreamstime as I write this. That staggering... More
  • Getting Settings Right

    by Abl8zedezign | 25th of August, 2014

    I have always had a great passion for photography. I can still remember my first old 'point and shoot' camera my granddad gave me when I was six years old. I have recently bought myself the 'real deal' camera, complete with lenses, timer switches and the rest of the bells... More
  • Photo Camera for lefties, usable or gadget?

    by Cleymans | 14th of August, 2014

    Hey Photo-Maniacs, Recently I was Taking a picture (of a fighter jet in flight) and suddenly I did not notice the plane any-more... because my right eye is covered by the camera, annoying and pictures ... lost ...Reaction Time lost... I have more stories like this,... More
  • Persistence Pays!

    by Kittysnaps | 11th of August, 2014

    I joined Dreamstime in 2009 and submitted many photos for approval. Only 16 were ever accepted as the quality of my photos was never up to standard. So my percentage rating is pretty low as you can imagine. Disappointment after disappointment followed ... but I persisted.... More
  • White Balance, important or not ?

    by Dwinurqistan | 19th of July, 2014

    White balance is one of the most important setting in camera. It uses to create a real colour when you take a picture. Right white balance will make white will become white, red will become red, black will become black, and etc. Many people set their white balance to cloudy... More
  • Turn your pictures into videos for Dreamstime by TIMELAPSE technique

    by Bennymarty | 15th of July, 2014

      Do you like to take picture but can't make high quality video ? have you got a good photo camera but not video camera ? Turn you knowledge in photography into video making ! All you need is you camera, a tripod and a remote control: 1) first find a good moving... More
  • About video codecs YUV 4.2.0 v. 4.2.2

    by Alvera | 10th of July, 2014

    Hi. Do you want to start selling video footage and don't know what camera to buy? Forget about prices, check this first! Take a SD Card with you and ask seller to let you shoot a small video. Come home and check video codec (use VLC for this, Tools - Codec information).... More
  • How do you get into the mode of taking stock photos?

    by CandyN1157 | 11th of June, 2014

    I have uploaded Many photos and so far only 8 have been accepted. I'm not getting discouraged, as I'm going to get this. But I'm leaving this Thursday to go to the UP of Michigan, Munising to be exact for my sister's wedding. Since I apparently don't get this "stock"... More
  • Just starting, how am I doing??

    by Somadlyinlove | 7th of May, 2014

    I am just getting started and don't pretend to know anything about photography. I just enjoy it and hope to learn as I go and possibly make some money. I currently have 19 approved photographs and 22 pending. My current goal is 50 approved. I have been selling digital... More
  • EQUIPMENT FOR BEGINNERS in stock photography

    by Newnow | 1st of May, 2014

    Hello again everyone, As I promised in my first blog that I would next write something about equipment for newbies in stock photography, here I am. I have to say that I was very surprised how many people actually read my first blog and I am very happy that most of them... More
  • Reflections – Five Classic Kodaks

    by Luvemak | 28th of February, 2014

    Over the years, with my interest in photography, I’ve managed to start a collection of vintage cameras. Some came from my husband’s family, several others from a fleamarket in Tennessee. Oddly enough, almost all of these cameras are being sold on Ebay for not only more... More
  • Upgrading equipment, is it necessary?

    by Hkrunning | 22nd of January, 2014

    As a photography beginner, this question is always in my mind recently. Although a good photo depends mainly on your photographic skills, ideas and composition of a photo, etc., I find that a better lens and camera really help in many occasions. While some top models... More
  • Romancing the Camera

    by Daddiomanottawa | 22nd of January, 2014

    I often wander about with my camera... even on the coldest of winter days and nights. Whilst some enjoy a cold, winters evening in their home, sitting on the couch, huddled under warm blankets and enjoying the TV, I might be outdoors in -30 degree weather doing one... More
  • Tip to success

    by Anees32 | 8th of January, 2014

    TIPS :- Use dslr camera if possible even cheap one is good You can upload same image on many stock site but this will give you less price .Try to become exclusive People are attractive to people photos try to include peoples in your photos Reduce noise by some software... More
  • Me and My Photography

    by Tarasbunt | 23rd of December, 2013

    Hello my name is Taras and I live in the UK. I am currently studying photography and I am very passionate towards it. The cameras I own are, Nikon D5200 and the Canon 1000D. I am not a professional but I would love to be one day. See Article
  • Photography Experience of the Pacific Northwest

    by Wildphoto2 | 21st of December, 2013

    My name is Jason and I would like to share my experience with wildlife photography. I have enjoyed taking pictures growing up with film cameras but it wasn’t until digital photography came on the scene for common people that I took an extreme liking to photography. I... More
  • Canon EOS M After using it..

    by Gear76 | 14th of November, 2013

    I Bought a Canon EOS M couple of months back for my trip to the states. Now after using it for the 22 days trip shooting more than 2000 photos there some likes and some dislike about the camera. Let me share the Specs of the camera first as some of my photographers friends... More

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