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One new illustration per week - Computer data
posted by photosubstance - 21st of may, 2013
Before my new images will be approved here is few old ones. What do you think about? Maybe you need a variation of one of them? Any feedback is warmly welcomed :) More...
Studying the database and file age
posted by celiaak - 3rd of may, 2013
When we are starters at micro stock, one of the things we must do to learn more about stock image industry is to study the database to see what is uploaded, what sells better, what are the current trends and so on. This cannot be achieved... More...
Careful with the kids!
posted by bradcalkins - 3rd of april, 2013
Recently my family went on a week and a half trip to visit family and friends over the spring break and Easter. I drove back home with my two oldest boys. Probably one of the key definitions of 'distracted driving' is... More...
Database Exposure
posted by jackbluee - 22nd of february, 2013
Database Exposure, do you know what that exactly mean? I saw most portfolios don't have. I just got 0.01%. Do you get any percentage? Is that important? I know portfolio exposure is a good thing, the higher it is, the more traffic your... More...
Disappearing pictures - database cleaning
posted by julia161 - 22nd of august, 2012
Hi, I'm a bit longer than 4 years on Dreamstime, and began to receive comments about old pictures with zero sales. If you don't know yet, what it's about, I explain: to keep the database clear, DT offers to disable, re-keyword on paid... More...
Human eye lens
posted by arvacsaba - 12th of september, 2011
If a human eye was a lens what kind would it be. I did some research about this. So I find on the net that an average human eye would have: f/8,3-f/2,1 from 17 to 24mm Minimal focus distance 7cm-infinity I find it interesting... More...
Messing with EXIF/IPTC metadata
posted by digitalg - 24th of june, 2011
I've been long searching for ways of erasing/editing file metatags (EXIF, IPTC, etc) without restrictions. Many programs/software have ways of doing it, but most don't allow to do it freely. I mean, they might have comercial restrictions,... More...
How to recover images from corrupt card .... Essential tool
posted by bevanward - 8th of june, 2011
I thought I should share another lesson I learnt this week past. I was helping shoot some stills around a friends commercial film from morning until lunch on Saturday. I then went to download what I had, around 400 images, when my... More...
IPTC and EXIF and What's It All About?
posted by lostarts - 5th of april, 2011
After reading a forum post by Photogwest asking for ways to streamline the process of re-keywording the same images over and over again, I decided to do a little research and expand upon previous forum posts with further information... More...
WOW I have database exposure!!!!
posted by bcritchley - 11th of march, 2011
Just before I start this quick blog article sitting here safe in my home in England I want to send out my thoughts to those currently being affected by the earthquake and tsunami hitting Japan and surrounding areas. I really hope we... More...
Use your GPS to tell your photo where it is and more ... (free tools)
posted by bevanward - 1st of september, 2010
If you have a GPS why not log your location in a track file. Then when you get back to your computer, you can pull the coordinate into your image from your track and the location description (metadata) from those coordinates. Once you... More...
Valuable exercise- have a go (free meta data viewer and editor tool)
posted by bevanward - 26th of august, 2010
Ever wanted to know more about what your CAMERA did to your photo? You know what YOU did but there was more? There is the basic metadata (EXIF-Exchangeable image file format, IPTC-International Press Telecommunications Council)... More...
Database Exposure
posted by kpanizza - 3rd of may, 2010
How can I get more exposure? And more Portfolio exposure?
Taking Advantage Of Analytic Tools
posted by maigi - 17th of march, 2010
Are you taking advantage of all analytic tools what Dreamstime offers? Today I rediscovered a tool which existence I had forgot. On uploads area there's a little link Download excel archive. You can find it on statistics page as... More...
Ever deleted your photos by mistake?
posted by phakimata - 16th of march, 2010
Did you ever deleted your images from your memory-card before uploading them to your computer? I made this huge mistake last weekend as my mind was all over the place. The images lost were from a shoot done that afternoon. I... More...
Management of Images - Preserving DATA
posted by ziprashantzi - 14th of november, 2009
Hello My DT Family, Today I've realized that being a photographer I must try to exchange knowledge. As we know many of us are unaware of some of the facts about photography. Today Digital world and Digital word have made photography... More...
When 1-s turn to 0-s
posted by risto40 - 4th of october, 2009
...and today it happened... the thing we afraid most in the digital age - when ones become zeros. In other words - losing data on your hard drive. What happened: i just uninstalled a small program that changed my desktop wallpapers... More...
Metadata
posted by maigi - 25th of august, 2009
What is metadata? Metadata is an information that describes, explains, locates, or otherwise makes it easier to retrieve, use, or manage an information resource. Metadata is often called data about data or information about information.... More...
Searching my memories database
posted by arsenestefania - 15th of january, 2009
My memories as a human being start with me with blue socks and a very big and creamy stuff over my knees. I could'n find here a photo with a blonde, blue eyes girl with a birthday cake on her knees and since I'm not allowed to scan... More...
Exif Data
posted by pardeep08 - 12th of april, 2008
Hi I have a few questions........ 1. Is exif data necessary for making images searchable on dreamstime.com? 2. How do I prevent loss of exif data while cropping an image......I always loose the data...? Please help..... More...
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