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White Stuff - Shooting tips & tricks for lots of white (or black)
posted by edosaodaro - 7th of april, 2014
Hi Guys! Does any know any tips and tricks for taking pictures with lots of white (or black) in the frame? Here are a couple of tips that I use: 1. Metering off blue skies - this invloves point the camera up towards the sky... More...
Snow Photos-How to shoot so the snow is white!
posted by nansaidh - 14th of december, 2013
I love shooting in the snow but found often my camera would want to make everything mid-toned creating images of gray snow, yuck! Here's is what I do to solve that. First, I frame my shot and focus. Then I zoom into a bright area... More...
Good Exposure for Landscape Photography
posted by illuminativisual - 3rd of june, 2013
The traditional triad of ISO, aperture and shutter speed is the determinant of exposure. Appropriate selection of these three parameters will ensure the optimum exposure to record a scene as desired. Selecting exposure settings that... More...
How To Gain "Exposure" and It's Not What You Think!
posted by wisconsinart - 25th of may, 2013
I've learned a few things about "Exposure" over the years. When you first start, the thinking is you need to get your name out there. You want to maximize the options for people being able to find your work and generate sales. All you... 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...
Gray cards are NOT interchangeable!
posted by alvera - 17th of november, 2012
Gray cards are NOT interchangeable Good to know: Gray cards are NOT interchangeable! So, accordingly to video below, "18 % gray cards" (grey cards) are used to measure exposure AND "white balance gray cards" are for custom white... More...
Lesson 4: shutter speed, and how it works alongside aperture
posted by kimdeadman - 19th of october, 2012
It’s time for another blog post following on from my previous discussions on photography basics. As always, this is to celebrate having another handful of photos accepted on Dreamstime. I have now made a massive 42 accepted images,... More...
At last... 50th image is up!
posted by acosmin - 28th of august, 2012
After almost a year of inactivity and driven by a few sales I decided to start uploading new images on Dreamstime. This month i doubled my portfolio and eventually reached image no 50 but I'm still wondering should I become a Dreamstime... More...
Dealing with the sky in landscapes
posted by gmargittai - 25th of july, 2012
When photographing landscapes with big portions of the image being the sky, correct exposure is not trivial. Usually the sky is much brighter than the rest of the image. If leaving the camera on automatic exposure, what usually happens... More...
Final Exposure
posted by elianehaykal - 17th of june, 2012
This is a self-marketing blog in the hopes of bringing a last-chance exposure to a few of my old files. I really like them but they're not selling and already got or will soon get the notice of 1 month before becoming free/re-keyworded/... More...
Basic Exposure in Photography
posted by parkinsonsniper - 4th of june, 2012
This is the triangle of exposure, informing about the basic rules of exposure in photography. Shutter speed (time value), aperture value and ISO effects the exposure of the photograph, they also have some side effects. I draw this... More...
To be free or not
posted by miraclemoments - 20th of march, 2012
Well being a newbie with stock I have often wondered why on earth would you want to make some images available as free when you are to make money. Let's be honest, you travel to a spot to get that specific landscape shot that you just... More...
82nd Geneva International Motorshow
posted by akulamatiau - 12th of march, 2012
The 82nd Geneva International Motorshow is currently being held in Geneva's Palexpo from 8-18 March 2012. I am very fortunate since this event is just near my place. No excuse not to go. Here are some of the pictures approved... More...
FB Repeating Uploads
posted by lostarts - 2nd of february, 2012
I may have been the last to get the memo about Facebook repeating recently uploaded sales. Last week, I noticed what I thought was another FB quirk. I told Admin that if I had 1 new sale, the other 3 slots were filled in with most... More...
RAW file format and program I use to work with it
posted by yellowind - 10th of january, 2012
Taking pictures in RAW file format has huge benefits. First of all you can better correct the exposure parameter. This is important because a) if you shoot a picture and went home with the exposure not as you was expected (too light... More...
How to add pics to collections?
posted by sindorei - 14th of december, 2011
Hello, I have a number of architectural shots in my portfolio, however, they lack views. Therefore the obvious thought was to have them included in various themed collections for better exposure. Yet I still have to discover how... More...
10 stop ND Filter, My Experience...
posted by llareggub - 6th of october, 2011
Black Glass, 10stop filter, ND1000, ND3.0 call it what you will but I have been out shooting with a BW110 10 stop filter that I purchased recently and thought I would share my experiences a little more closely than in my ast blog where... More...
Silhouette photography
posted by pal1989 - 28th of september, 2011
I always like photography with back lighting, Silhouette is one of the popular output of it.It mainly depends upon framing sense and a proper exposure control.Different type of human expression, dramatic act, activity, shape, structure,... More...
A favour to ask
posted by shadow69 - 22nd of september, 2011
Hello all, I have just created a Facebook page for my photography in an attempt to get some more exposure and publicize Dreamstime at the same time. I would like to ask you to have a look and if you have any suggestions please do... More...
Last Exposure
posted by elianehaykal - 4th of august, 2011
The following photos of mine received or will shortly receive a notice of 1 month before getting re-keyworded, moved to the free section, or disabled. My decision has been & will be to disable such photos. However, I wondered... More...
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