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  • Great tutorials for Inkscape users

    by Bitesize | 14th of August, 2012

    Plenty of you will be advanced in Inkscape but some who are still learning, like myself, will hopefully find these tutorials helpful. Be warned, most are videos so you need quite a lot of bandwidth. As my bandwidth has increased substantially for the next year I've... More
  • How to customize your Facebook Timeline with a Feedback-loop effect

    by Anatomyofrockthe | 1st of March, 2012

    How to make a custom feedback-loop effect for your Facebook Timeline Cover Tonight, as I was wasting precious time on Facebook, I had an idea to make a really neat feedback-loop effect for my timeline cover image. I thought it would be nice to post a quick article about... More
  • Does using lightroom help you get quality image result on DT?

    by Erogers30 | 9th of February, 2012

    rnrnI really wanna know if using lightroom can help to get quality image for Dreamstime. I know a lot of amazing photographers here on DT. I need some advice if using lightroom would be a great thing to do.Thanks a lot! See Article
  • Star effect using natural density filter

    by Akulamatiau | 4th of October, 2011

    Just want to share how I took this picture of the star effect of the sun. I used the 0.6 Natural Density Filter to get the said effect. To lower the brightness, I adjusted the EV value to underexposed the sky a little bit. The original copy had a bit of len flares,... More
  • To make a silhouette

    by Julia161 | 17th of May, 2010

    I like silhouette images very much. They look bright and well represent objects with clear contours and interesting shape. Silhouettes make the picture look more abstract. In case of shooting people, for ex. you can't identify who exactly is on the picture (and sometimes... More
  • Improving your English with DT

    by Jdanne | 30th of March, 2010

    Besides all the photo oriented knowledge at DT there is also a positive side effect for non native English speakers: It improves your English! Before I joined DT I thought my English is quite good. I did learn it for 8 years at school, one year English lessons at the... More
  • Misfocused / blurry photos - time to get creative

    by Risto40 | 10th of September, 2009

    Probably you have had situations when, after downloading pictures from camera to PC, you've noticed that some shots are out of focus due to incorrect focusing or accidental shake during long exposure shooting. Seems like wasted shot, isn't it? NO IT IS NOT! Be creative... More
  • Photo without post-processing

    by Aginger | 27th of April, 2009

    Have you ever submitted a photo for stock site without any modification? Without hard times spending with Photoshop or noise reduction software? Every time I push the button of my cam, I dreamed about that I can catch the moment, I can show, what I see at that moment.... More
  • DT Makes My Photo Brighter

    by Toneimage | 13th of March, 2009

    It’s been almost 5 years since I was addict to photograph,and as a beginner I went through a lot like the other shutterbugs. For an example at the beginning when using the medium or telephoto, I liked the feeling of dim background only felt it’s quite cool; another example... More
  • Don't trash that photo 2

    by Ladykassie | 12th of October, 2008

    Here are steps to take that dark photo an make it into a nice abstract swirl. Here is the link: Abstract Swirl See Article
  • Don't trash that photo!

    by Ladykassie | 10th of October, 2008

    This is for any paint program you have. Just because those shots are out of focus or blurred or for whatever reason you do not like how they turned out.. you can still use them for alot of other projects. I will show you how you can create a background using some plug-... More
  • Light Writing

    by Ladykassie | 29th of August, 2008

    This is something I would love to try out.. Light Writing I did some photos with the nightlight.. and have a tutorial on how to create a .png file from the light source.. PSP Tutorial More
  • flavonoids

    by Yunxiang987 | 20th of August, 2008

    Flavonoids are polyphenolic secondary metabolites which are widely distributed in higher plants and are thus ingested by humans in their regular food. Here aresome foods containing flavonoids. In recent years, scientific and public interest in flavonoids has grown... More
  • How to add snow to images - tutorial

    by Dreamzdesigner | 29th of October, 2007

    Here you will learn how to add nice snow effect to your images.. 1. First, open the image you want to add snow. 2. Make new layer [on the top]and fill it with Black #000000 3. Then, Press Filter > Noise > Add Noise and use the following settings. Amount:... More
  • Weather effect.

    by Lukasztymszan | 23rd of August, 2007

    Does weather affect on you? I don't know the name in English (when weather effects on your mood) for that kind of phenomenon but I can feel it each day stronger. It's really strange and it makes me feel like in a sad mood. I'm looking at the enviroment around although it'... More
  • Add a rainbow

    by Tonygers | 21st of August, 2007

    Have you got some great looking lanscape images? Want to take them to another level? Of course you do, how about a rainbow? With this tutorial you can add a great looking and realistic rainbow to your images. They could look as great as these.- This really... More
  • Is the trash your best friend?

    by Starblue | 19th of August, 2007

    I´ve heard several photographers affirmed: “The best photographer’s friend is the trash”. I know several photographers who have no mercy with photos that aren’t perfect at the first side (or after a small color adjustment). I can’t say the same about me.... More
  • Making a glass ball in photoshop

    by Tonygers | 16th of August, 2007

    Add a new dimension to one of your existing images by creating a glass ball over your image with realistic reflections and distortions. This challenging, demanding yet simple tutorial will give you results you will be proud of. Here are a few examples of what you could... More
  • Halo Effect

    by Kenneystudios | 11th of August, 2007

    I took this picture back in the 1990s with a very simple, very cheap 35mm film camera. Adoring my mother's purple irises, I was taking pictures of them before their season was over. The sun was setting, so I was trying to hurry. I did not pay attention to the position of... More
  • Creating Halftone Pattern effect in Photoshop and Illustrator for Vectors Tutorial

    by Boojoo | 1st of August, 2007

    OK, after reading so many emails about how to create halftone brushes, I will write down 2 simple tutorials for it There is two ways to create half tone patterns 1- Photoshop 2- Illustrator or any other vector editing program. 1- With Photoshop ( we will transfer... More

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