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  • Taking pictures in harsh cold

    by Risto40 | 25th of February, 2012

    I was recently taking pictures outside in a temperature about -30C. I noticed that at such temperature, when you repeatedly take off your lens cap or changing filters without gloves or thin cloves that are warm due to your own body temperature, then it may happen that your... More
  • Exposure settings to shoot action

    by Illuminativisual | 22nd of February, 2012

    Exposure settings: As a rule of thumb, you need a shutter speed of around 1/1000 sec to capture action like a bird taking off, sports, jets etc. The relative speed of the subject will increase if you are close to it. It will also depend on the direction on the movement. Movement... More
  • How to buy equipment for Stock Photography Part I

    by Dacky | 17th of February, 2012

    I have some tutorial videos on YouTube and I got an email from a guy about something that comes up very often in message boards, forums and so on so I hope I will be able to clear it out in the next two articles. The email said something like “I like the tutorial videos... More
  • Food for thought - I find it funny

    by Virgilxxn | 5th of February, 2012

    Would like to share a story I come accross few days ago... A photographer went to a socialite party in New York. As he entered front door, the host said "I love your pictures, they are wonderfull, you must have a fantastic camera! Photographer said nothing until the dinner... More
  • end of an era

    by Keki | 20th of January, 2012

    "In 1975 Kodak invents the world's first digital camera with a resolution of 0.1 megapixels; the camera was the size of a toaster ... Kodak - why moment has passed I'm sure everyone here has had a Kodak moment in their life and captured it on a Kodak film ... a Moment... More
  • I recently bought some equipment

    by Birksphotography | 19th of January, 2012

    Yeah, it might be a little late for Christmas but new stuff is always a present. For many years, I've done my photography with an on camera flash, kit lens 18-55 mm, and for most of the time available light. Now that I'm shooting commercial images rather than artistic... More
  • Which compact camera do you use for stock?

    by Julia161 | 4th of January, 2012

    Hi, I'm thinking to buy a compact camera to carry inside pocket. Could you, please, advise, which is usable for stock? Thanks a lot! See Article
  • Bird Photography: Equipment

    by Silasfirth | 7th of December, 2011

    A couple years ago, I decided I wanted to photograph birds. After playing with several different setups, I finally bit the bullet and purchased a Canon Rebel XS and an EF 100-400mm L IS USM lens. Since then, I have come to enjoy photographing just about anything, but... More
  • New Milestone: $2,500.00

    by Egomezta | 17th of November, 2011

    Another milestone for me in DT..... $2,500.00 in earnings. I'm ready to spend the money in a new camera, but I'm waiting for Nikon to show what it has after so much time without new cameras in the market. Thank you DT, buyers and all of you my friends here for your... More
  • please recomend a Point-and-Shoot Digital Cameras

    by Kurnia949 | 28th of October, 2011

    i have some question to all member, and i hope any people that can be help me. this question will be my plans to choose a Point-and-Shoot Digital Cameras. 1. Can i submit images that produced by Point-and-Shoot Digital Cameras? 2. if i can, what is the camera that i... More
  • Friends and family as models

    by Robseguin | 19th of October, 2011

    Everyone has them. Friends and family who have no fear when someone points a camera at them. I know some photographers who pay models for their stock photography. Now in my case, I don't have money growing under my pillows, but I do know people who have a natural... More
  • Share funny or "sticky" situation you had to get that "perfect" shot.

    by Leahmae | 26th of September, 2011

    I was reading someone elses blog and he commented on running for his camera and sitting in the morning dew with disheveled hair to get that perfect shot of a skink on a rock sunning herself. It got me to thinking how often I'll be flying down an old dirt road and I... More
  • My new DSLR is here!!

    by Esinel | 20th of September, 2011

    Yesterday I just got my first DSLR, a Nikon D5100! I am really happy and today I hope I can spend the entire day testing out all of its features. Hopefully I manage to shoot new photos that will finally be approved on DT, since tons of old photos with my previous camera were... More
  • If Your Camera....

    by Livingstonatlarge | 3rd of September, 2011

    "If your camera can make a phone call, you are NOT a professional photographer" Heard at the bike races tonight. Way too good not to share with all of you! See Article
  • Images with Panasonic Lumix LX5

    by FabioConcetta | 16th of August, 2011

    Hello! After much research, regarding the purchase of a quality compact camera, my choice fell on the Panasonic Lumix LX5. The key features are: larger sensor than the competition, to keep the digital noise, 24mm Leica lens that starts at F2. To obtain images of good quality,... More
  • Tips to Choose DSLR Camera

    by Allwebs | 16th of August, 2011

    So you always wanted to buy a great camera but didn't know how to go about? We have often come across this saying in our lives -- A picture speaks a thousand words -- but have we ever wondered what really goes into making that picture? An interesting subject, a creative... More
  • My new Evil digital camera

    by Streetka2004 | 12th of August, 2011

    My new Evil digital camera!DSLR is too heavy,I want a more portable camera,so I chose Evil.Evil is new concept camera,this is my new partner. Photo by new camera See Article
  • Going Manual

    by Mlhead | 25th of July, 2011

    I started shooting pictures in college back in the day when you used a light meter, everything on the camera was manual and post processing consisted of a bit of dodging and burning on the enlarger. Needless to say the move to digital has been full of learning curves, mostly... More
  • what is database exposure? finally i got 0.01%

    by Uptall | 23rd of July, 2011

    well.i have joined dt more than one year and the Database exposure is always shows zero there,suddenly i got this message showing on my profile: Database exposure:0.01%,what does this mean and how did i get it then? See Article
  • I finally upgraded to a DSLR

    by Titania1980 | 16th of July, 2011

    Hi! After 4 years in DT, a porfolio of 1,561 and 2,279 pictures sold, I finally have upgraded from my Canon Powershot G9 to a Canon 550D with a 18-135 lens I suppose this won't be a big deal for the most of you, who have been in stock with a DSLR from the... More

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