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  • Make the Invisible Visible

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of May, 2008

    Short of shooting roofs flying off buildings and trees ripped from the ground in a hurricane, how can you photograph wind? And why would you? As wind increases to hurricane force, the wise take shelter and let the guys in the working TV and press shoot the storm. (They presumably... More
  • Model Norma - Living With Cancer

    by Emeraldraindropsphotography | 21st of August, 2015

        When it comes to photography, I am most drawn to those images of people who are naturally sincere and whose emotions come from the heart. Such is the case with Norma. Norma is not a trained model, but by looking at her photos and bright and warm smile, she... More
  • My First Pictures Accepted

    by Arielfriedphotography | 19th of August, 2015

    I'm so excited that my dream to have my photography appreciated in a larger manner is on its way to being fulfilled! I've got 8 photographs finally accepted on here! Most are taken with a simple point and shoot Canon I got for xmas a few years back, but I've recently just... More
  • Not only Florence! Peace and beauty in Southern Tuscany

    by Andreamangoni | 8th of August, 2015

    Florence is a fantastic jewel in the crown of Tuscany, but it is not its only gem. The southern part of this Italian region is rich in history and charm....... Near the town of Grosseto, the countryside of Tuscany winds through the hills and olive groves, offering to its... More
  • Milestone

    by Amlyd | 31st of July, 2015

    My 500th download - a fractal - but I don't mind !!   I will not forget. See Article
  • the Canadian Rockies secured my first 50 Images online!

    by Sam20140218 | 17th of July, 2015

    It has been a big learning curve to see what images were refused and which images were sold, however I am very happy that I now finally reached my target of 50 files online. I am working hard to increase my approval ratio and hopefully reach my next target of 50 images sold... More
  • Canon 7D, Tamron and Autofocus

    by Matthewcuda | 13th of July, 2015

    Just a quick technical tip this week... I wanted to take a quick moment to write about an issue I had this week with my Canon 7D and the Tamron 70-300mm VC lens. For those who have read my blogs in the past, you know that I recommend this combination as a good economy... More
  • Canon EF-S 10-18mm f4.5-5.6

    by Matthewcuda | 18th of June, 2015

    Most of my work is in the wildlife realm, but I also enjoy shooting landscapes from time to time as well. Since I bought a Canon 7D last fall I have needed an APS-C wide angle and so I decided to pick up the Canon EF-S 10-18mm lens. As do many of you, I went to many of... More
  • The Software Dilema

    by Seawatch1 | 8th of June, 2015

    You've worked hard and saved your money to the best of your ability. You have a nice camera and good lenses. But before you upload them to Dreamstime or even show them to your friends, you want to make some small corrections for color, contrast, cropping etc. But photo software... More
  • I'm back! -- New photos with Canon 70D

    by Dotlock | 18th of March, 2015

    I was away from photography for the past two years, working on my other career. However, I recently realized how much I missed photography -- and I'm back. Last month, in February 2015, I purchased a new camera (Canon 70D, a huge upgrade from my Panasonic Lumix with only... More
  • Cannabis Photography a Growing Field

    by Jonpel | 19th of February, 2015

    Cannabis legalization has opened new unique jobs for both photographers and small business owners, With this new jobs are being created that are proving to be a great boom to the wallets of many. One field that hasn't been getting too much attention has been cannabis... More
  • Make Your Subject Interesting

    by Jonpel | 8th of February, 2015

     Stock photography can be challenging at times. You never really know what people are going to want and most of the time, your timing on when you post a photograph can have a huge impact on the amount of views that you are able to get. Posting your images are only half of... More
  • Mobile and DSLR in the Same Portfolio

    by Jslaterphotos | 6th of February, 2015

    For some time, DT has offered the ability to submit photos from mobile devices, which was inevitable with the direction that tablet and cellular phone cameras have improved drastically from the original flip phone devices. That being said, I am a fairly new stock photographer,... More
  • At Last! 10,000,000!

    by Steveacer | 2nd of February, 2015

    After coming close in recent years. On the 29th of December 2014 Alicante airport had its 10,000,000th passenger of the year. When in Spain instead of going to the beach everyday I spend a lot of time standing on a muddy hump near to the airport. It is worth it to see all... More
  • Photographing Cannabis

    by Jonpel | 28th of January, 2015

     Cannabis is one of the most interesting subjects that you can photograph.A bud of cannabis is a natural occuring subject that has layers and layers of detail to each and every one. You have the vibrant greens and orange hairs that give these flowers a very unique appeal.... More
  • Roman Baths With A Difference!

    by Steveacer | 13th of January, 2015

    Very often Roman Baths use a thermal spring for the hot water, but these were cut into the volcanic rock at the edge of the Mediterranean Sea in El Campello Spain.     See Article
  • Step to future

    by Rohitha306 | 3rd of December, 2014

      Taking pictures using my htc phone. I'm going to submit vector images and earn bucks and get canon 70D camera... wish me luck! See Article
  • Shot in the dark

    by Joerijacobs | 22nd of November, 2014

    I finaly found a good way to take a picture with my new device in a dark place with a shining object such as a burning candle. I took this photo with an ISO of 1600, later on i had to reduce the noise with lightroom and i also had to tweak some other stuff in Lightroom... More
  • Idaho Heritage continued

    by Willhavenrg | 30th of October, 2014

    After I to the shoot of the rugged ridge. I got back in my pick-up and went back towards my home. I knew I was not finished. I had spotted a road that forked of Reynold's Creek road that I want to follow. I ended up at the mouth of this red rock canyon. It was to early in... More
  • Thoughts on scanners?

    by Rgburleson | 19th of October, 2014

    So I literally have thousands of slides. These were primarily taken from the early 80s to late 90s but I still generally have a roll loaded up into one of my heavyweight Nikons. While the vast majority of these slides represent my really early work, I do wish to keep them... More

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