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  • Nokia 808 Pureview - Never miss a stock photo moment?!

    by Retina2020 | 28th of June, 2012

    I've been a photography enthusiast for decades and have seen photography advance over the years. However with the launch of Nokia's 808 Pureview smartphone, photography is going to be changed forever. Anyone that has studied photography would have came across the example... More
  • First Uploads with my New Camera

    by Torasnapsfr | 24th of May, 2012

    In my last blog I was asking people for their advice on a new camera. So a big thank you to everyone for your helpful comments. I finally decided to go for the Fuji finepix Hs20 exr. So far it has been brilliant. I love the manual zoom, which not many of the bridge cameras... More
  • Two Stock Tricks That Utilize Larger Megapixel Cameras

    by Wisconsinart | 6th of May, 2012

    We amateurs struggle to find time to work on stock, especially when you can upload only a small number of images every month. Every rejection hurts. Trying to grow the portfolio a handful of images at a time is a daunting task for making any real progress. I am the proud... More
  • New Camera Search

    by Torasnapsfr | 2nd of May, 2012

    Please help :) My trusty Olympus has been playing up recently. It's well used so it's done very well. But I'm now looking for a new camera and where better than to ask the other people of dreamstime !!! I do a lot of travel photography so I don't want anything too big... More
  • Great Shots Are Possible with Point and Shoots

    by Peanutroaster | 9th of April, 2012

    While I wouldn't rely solely on a point and shoot to capture stock images, it is possible as long has you have a quality point and shoot with a good lens. I originally settled on a mirrorless compact camera (Panasonic Lumix G2) because I knew it would be too easy to leave... More
  • Choosing a good tripod

    by Shadow69 | 3rd of April, 2012

    As I just bought a new tripod today I thought I would share with you a few tips on what to consider when choosing a tripod. You may have spent a significant amount of cash on buying the latest and greatest camera and the thought of spending another few hundred bucks on... More
  • A new appreciation of money

    by Gmargittai | 23rd of March, 2012

    I am an active photographer for more than 40 years now, always been an amateur. My parents encouraged me to spend their money on equipment. Later on when I started to spend my own money I continued the trend, never really thinking about cost. Of course I did not spend unlimited... More
  • Canon 5D Mark III vs Nikon D800

    by Digikhmer | 21st of March, 2012

    I was saving for years in eventuality to upgrade my miserable Canon 40D, Now, the dreamed Canon camera is released but I did not imagined that Nikon will propose a quite attractive one as well with its Nikon D800. Until now, I am tied with Canon since Canon 300D with some... More
  • who uses a nikon d 5100?

    by Inyrdreams | 17th of March, 2012

    Hi all, i upgraded to a new nikon d5100.. and i am having trouble with the ISO! IN a, p AND MANUAL IT works just fine and the ISO stays where I put it., but in any of the cool features, the ISO jumps to 3200! is it me or camera error? it is a reconditioned camera.. this also... More
  • Let this WAR begin!

    by Imaengine | 28th of February, 2012

    Hi guys! I just found this short film and I thought every photogrphy passionate person would like to see it. Enjoy: link See Article
  • 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 my... 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

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