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  • Too many shots : part two

    by Kikkerdirk | 4th of January, 2010

    It really takes time to take good pictures, it only takes seconds to take a snapshot! There are a lot of considerations to take, making beautiful pictures. If you don't want to depend on a 'lucky shot', take your time, and you will notice results quickly. Everybody has... More
  • Stock or street Photography ?

    by Davulcu | 11th of December, 2009

    What I like most, is to walk on the streets of little villages or in desolated places and find who we rarely meet in our daily life. This is really very exciting. To talk to them and understand what these people do and how they live and capturing their photos makes... More
  • Estatic about Reaching 1000 sales today!!!

    by Retina2020 | 4th of December, 2009

    I joined Dreamstime October 29, 2007 thinking it would be fun to see if any of my photos are high enough quality for commercial purposes. When I sold my very first photo, I thought to myself. "Cool, I wonder if I will sell anymore." Now over 2 years later, I've finally... More
  • Essay of Landmarks Shot

    by Toneimage | 10th of November, 2009

    Pictures of Landmarks I’ve taken a lot and I noticed the most favorable & popular ones almost follow below criteria: 1.Normally the object should be quite clear & with good light or background. 2.The whole effect of the picture will look better with a balance conposition,... More
  • Cool Shots

    by Whit722 | 27th of October, 2009

    I like it when an image has a lot to say, but it really doesn't have to do much to bring about that impression. Maybe it's edgy stuff, maybe it's an old concept renewed, or a brilliant composition... it's just magnificent when you come up with something that stirs up some... More
  • Home Made Food (photography)

    by Amitai | 20th of October, 2009

    Food photography definitely isn't an easy profession. It demands vast investment in equipment, a great sense of composition and creativity, and a never ending effort to find new ways to make your dishes look like you can eat them right away. I found that you can still... More
  • My Numbers

    by Noonie | 28th of September, 2009

    Okay, I have a few minutes so I will promote myself a bit. My little concept humanoid silhouette got me to 1700 images. It's been a smidgen (look it up Maigi and Dessie) over 2 years since I made the plunge and decided to see what was up with this idea of selling photos... More
  • A quick one, need your help.

    by Creativei | 24th of September, 2009

    I have a question, I was with my photographer friend today, discussing about Operating System, He is Pro Mac & I'm Pro Windows, but I do work around 10 hours a day on my Mac, but windows is cool man.......... (what's ur fav OS) Well during our discussion we were arguing... More
  • Miss vs Miss

    by Amikphoto | 4th of August, 2009

    Let's find out who is better :) Miss Elena! or Miss Olga! I like them both but we need to choose :) See Article
  • Simple vs complex

    by Olyashevchenko | 30th of July, 2009

    As I do mostly illustrations, I'd like to share my ideas on this subject. When you think of an artwork or series, one of the issues you need to consider is the following: - How simple (or how complex) should my illustrtation be performed? The simpliest Of course,... More
  • Photocompetition!

    by Amikphoto | 29th of July, 2009

    Hello! I'm living in a small Russian city. There's a digital super market here. They sells computers, printers, etc. It pass by the name of "Positronica". They begun photocompetition "Miss Positronica". I decided to invite my photo models with whom I working and make photos... More
  • Fundamental Rules to Compose a Photo

    by G2studio | 2nd of July, 2009

    The Rules These rules allow the photographer to gradually gain the sense of composition and own the skills to produce a beautiful image. Once you’ll have a certain experience, rules can be simply considered as guide-lines and be broken too if the situation permits. This... More
  • Panoramic shots

    by Halient | 12th of June, 2009

    After looking at some of my old shots I realized that I have tons of shots that were shot with the intent of being recompiled in a panoramic. Until recently I never got a chance to put them together and just wanted to share a couple that I have posted on DT. So enjoy and... More
  • I won a competition :)

    by Frackowiak1 | 7th of June, 2009

    I just want to let you know that im so happy :)) I won a competition :) I get first prize in category "World" yeeeee !!! See it :)) Im just starting my adventure with dreamstime :) Im so exited ;) See Article
  • Electronic Props And The Wooden Laptop Computer

    by Ptoone | 14th of May, 2009

    Electronic Props And The Wooden Laptop Computer When using modern day electronics in a photo it is always important to remember not to include a brand or logo. They can be hidden, covered, cropped or photo-shoped, so they will no longer be recognized as a specific brand.... More
  • What about composition?

    by Alexhor | 11th of May, 2009

    Hi to all! Here is your amateur adviser again:) I was encouraged with fact that my last article about shooting objects on white came up on "Useful articles" section. I don't know how those lists work but I think enough of you clicked on small "useful" button :) I guess... More
  • How I participated in Assignments

    by Olyashevchenko | 1st of May, 2009

    If you paid attention to the Assignments section, you would know that almost every month there is competition to create picture (photo or illustration) on proper topic. Last time the theme was "Go green" which meant saving energy, flora and fauna caring, human actions to... More
  • Subject matter composition vs Success levels

    by Ratmandude | 24th of April, 2009

    Today I am wondering what others are thinking … I don't usually approach my photography from a point of view of "will it sell" … I usually am more concerned out getting the composition that I am trying to get … for ME. But I wonder if i should not be so precious... More
  • Champagne contest

    by Martinrtr | 16th of April, 2009

    Hi - The prestigious Louis Roederer International Wine Writers awards has a new category this year. It's called The Artistry of Champagne Award 2009. It's for any non-verbal representation of the world of wine, including (but not limited to) photography and original art.... More
  • Professional photographers coming into microstock - a threat?

    by Saniphoto | 13th of April, 2009

    The microstock world is continuing to change, almost daily. It wasn't long a go when images supplied where almost from amateurs or semi-professional photographers. Images were shooted with compact cameras and there were half a million images in a typical microstock agency.... More

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