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  • Does Size Matter?

    by Steveacer | 2nd of November, 2014

    Is there an ideal size for Dreamstime? I am never quite sure whether to shoot all of my photos at full size 6016/5637px Or 4500/3000px or even take at full size and then reduce, the reason being that when I have tried a few different searches on DT the smaller photos seem... More
  • Image cropping tool for creating beautiful blog posts

    by PHPMaster | 30th of June, 2014

    Hello Dreamstime Bloggers, Let me show you how to use the new cropping tool to create beautiful blog posts: Step 1 - Click on the crop image button. Step 2 - Enter the image ID that you want to crop and click "Load image". - you can use only dreamstime.com images.... More
  • New crop tool for illustrator

    by Dacascas | 26th of October, 2013

    I know 3 ways in Adobe Illustrator to crop vector artwork, seamless pattern etc: Crop in Pathfinder panel. But it is a destructive method. All shapes cut each other like confetti :) Divide Objects Below. Unfortunately this method very laborious. I should manually... More
  • Crop tool ©

    by Shmeljov | 11th of October, 2012

    Crop tool is a really handy instrument. Sometimes it's just enough to take a photo and cut a part of it and that's it: a normal level selling photo is now almost a bestseller. See Article
  • 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
  • Getting Into Macrophotography: My Two Cents Worth

    by Edayrit100 | 28th of August, 2011

    Macrophotography is a lot of fun and one of the most rewarding kind of photography you can do. But it can also be an expensive proposition --- the camera, the lens, and the medical bills if you happen to annoy a few insects in the process :) While you can definitely start... More
  • The Challenges of Macrophotography

    by Edayrit100 | 7th of August, 2011

    Macrophotography presents its own set of challenges quite distinct from your usual photography. First of all, you have to spring for the lens, and that's nothing to sneeze at. Then, you have to get dirty --- I mean, you have to kneel, sit, even lie on the ground to take... More
  • The land of plenty

    by Llareggub | 30th of June, 2011

    Summer is here and for me finding time to get out and take photographs is tough, as a small holder summer is my busiest time so I am making do with trying to make the most of my crops to increase my potfolio. Fortunately summer is a bountiful time and it right now it feels... More
  • Tips on shooting a WRC rally event:

    by Preckas | 21st of June, 2011

    Had the chance to attend once more the WRC Rally Acropolis event in Greece, one of the toughest competitions in the WRC championship. Here are some tips to remember as a photographer: •There is lots and lots and lots of dust. Make sure your camera is covered and protected!... More
  • Finding Dreamstime Stock Images to use within my Graphical Designs

    by Richie3001 | 7th of March, 2011

    For my first post here in my Dreamstime blog i wanted to mention the one thing that frustrates me the most about stock photos... I would love it if Photographers would not zoom in so much upon their subject. As a raw image i can perform my own zooming in photoshop. And... More
  • Cropping - old issue, still ignored by most

    by Demonike | 8th of August, 2010

    We keep getting emails from buyers where they complain about poor cropping of images. Not poor compositions, but poor cropping in regards for file usability. We were asked to pass the following comment directly to our community — Received by feedback form on the site:... More
  • To crop or not ?

    by Indianeye | 19th of January, 2010

    In practical condition while shooting many times it is not possible to frame your subject as one is visualizing the shot. There may be number of reasons like the situation doesn't permit, limitation of lens zoom, the shortage of time to frame properly etc. My best advice... More
  • My first image at level 2

    by Card76 | 22nd of October, 2009

    This morning I found one of my favourite images sold out for the 5th time! Let's go on, acropolis! Give me other Bye to everybody Fabio See Article
  • Insects a Challenging but Rewarding Subject

    by Toynutz | 7th of May, 2009

    Insects are an especially challenging subject to photograph for several reasons. They're small and flighty, which poses a need for balance between depth of field and fast shutter speed while trying to get close enough for a full-frame shot without startling the subject... More
  • athens, city of history

    by Oliviermeerson | 12th of March, 2009

    If you go to greece, athens is probably the place where you will land. It is a beautiful city with worldfamous landmarks. Most famous is the acropolis it was built around the 5th century, a religious complex of several temples, two of them are still remaining : the temples... More
  • Aspect Ratio

    by Bradcalkins | 29th of December, 2008

    As if there weren't enough things to think about, I recently started thinking about yet another aspect (pun intended) of stock photography: aspect ratio. I got a compact camera this Christmas and discovered that it was 4:3, rather than 3:2 as I'm used to with a DSLR. This... More
  • greece : athens and around

    by Oliviermeerson | 23rd of December, 2008

    here are some pictures of athens, nafplio, argos : let's start with athens, the acropolis and the zappeion ! let's get around and go to nafplio : nafplio was the... More
  • Headroom on Images

    by Karldavis | 17th of December, 2008

    Well, I finally got started in stock photography! It seems like a whole new world to me and I have a huge learning curve... to come up to speed on what's important, what images sell and which ones don't. One thing has struck me already: LEAVE HEAD ROOM and Lots of... More
  • Crop Factor, can ruin sales.

    by Creativei | 20th of November, 2008

    Hi, I would like to share something with DT which I guess will be very useful for everyone on DT, I don't know if this subject is already covered, if yes, sorry for my ignorance, but anyways I'm continuing to write this at least newbies might get benefited. Well recently... More
  • Design and Proofing Woes for the Small Business — Why Micropayment Stock Photography is a Godsend

    by Arenacreative | 10th of August, 2007

    A rant by Todd— As designers, we all know how difficult working with the public can sometimes be. Many of us learned this first-hand as teenagers in our first job at the local grocery store, fast food joint, or gas station. But, hey guess what? This is just a fact of... More

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