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  • Addressing all happy Canon users

    by Alexsleepy | 3rd of October, 2012

    Hello, Last month i decided i wanted to part from my old Canon 400D and its kit lens. Now I face one big decision: which Canon body should become my "new partner in crime"? At the moment my options are the follwing: 1. Canon 7D 2. Canon 5D mark II 3. Canon 6D (which... More
  • My new 24MP camera is finally here

    by M4rio1979 | 15th of August, 2012

    I have decided to replace my old but superb SONY a700 12MP DSLR with a new SONY a77 24MP SLT. Finally I have buyed a77 yesterday and I can say that this is an amazing machine. If you take a look at my portfolio, then you will see that I very much like macro photography.... More
  • Lesson number 3: Aperture

    by Kimdeadman | 13th of August, 2012

    I’ve had a couple more photos accepted on dreamstime and this is always a cause for celebration, so following on from my previous blog posts on camera basics, here is my celebratory beginners guide to apertures. When trying to get to grips with apertures, I thought of... More
  • Please don't take my camera away

    by Chanevy | 3rd of August, 2012

    I was searching for the perfect camera bag. One that would fit ALL my gear, be easy to carry, work as carry on luggage, and not advertise that I was carrying anything worth stealing. And I didn't want to spend a fortune. I didn't have much luck. I found some bags... More
  • Sad Day

    by Fultonsphoto | 27th of July, 2012

    I am sad to say that recently I was robbed of some of my camera equipment. I was relieved of my recently acquired camera bag containing some of my lenses, my D80 camera all my chargers, flash unit and Sony handycam video camera, a loss of +- R50.000-00 in Rand currency. Even... More
  • Big hands small Camera. Big image

    by Mikericci | 24th of July, 2012

    I just made the change from a big Canon 60d DSLR to a small Olympus om-d e-m5 . My back thanks me and I am now taking my camera with me more often . Like they say the best camera is the one that is with you. The only thing I gave up is size and weight . The image quality... More
  • New Camera finally due

    by Artalis | 20th of July, 2012

    Finally decided to upgrade to a new camera, from an old second hand Coolpix. Decided on the Canon 7D. Very excited also about starting an MA in Film and Visual Studies soon, for which reason the new camera was mainly purchased. The camera should be arriving this week.... More
  • The best camera

    by Georgecy | 17th of July, 2012

    Sometimes people ask me about which camera I think is the best (No, i'm not an expert). Well, the way I see it, there is really no such thing. Yes, there are cameras that can put out good or bad images, but that is in image quality terms. Give a bad camera to someone that... More
  • Lesson number 2: The lens

    by Kimdeadman | 11th of July, 2012

    Continuing on from my first post on camera bodies (camera bodies - lesson 1), here is a bit of extremely basic information on camera lenses, in plain, simple English. As before, I am writing this with novice photographers in mind; those who are new to the world of SLR and... More
  • Upgrade

    by Williamardrey | 6th of July, 2012

    I'm looking to upgrade my digital SLR to a more professional model. I have looked at some cameras online and like (on paper) the Sony alpha A850, and some of the Nikon cameras. I would like suggestions as to what would be a good camera to possess for my future in professional... More
  • 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

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