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  • Do we need a CPL Filter?

    by And19sv | 18th of October, 2014

    For thoose that don't know what a CPL filter [circular polarizer filter] is, I will try to explain what is it's purpose and you can decide on your own if you need it. Let's imagine this: "You just came back from your vacation on the seaside and you download your pictures... More
  • Tamron

    by Thammarsten | 21st of January, 2014

    I'm super happy with my new lens Tamron SP AF 70-200/2, 8 Di IF Macro for Nikon AF, takes great pictures in all conditions and is an affordable lens. Should you invest in a new lens so I recommend this lens, its without stabilizer, but if you can photograph technology... More
  • Polarizer filter, if you want stunning blue skies!

    by Nansaidh | 8th of July, 2013

    A lot of people ask me how I get the sky in my images to be so blue. While there are many variables involved in making the sky look natural, a polarizing filter can actually make the sky look more dramatic, and it's easy to learn how to use it properly. Basically,... More
  • Waterfall

    by Thammarsten | 22nd of May, 2013

    Felt I got a good picture last Sunday when I photographed waterfalls in bad weather. See examples what do you think? 10 second shutter speed and filters. See Article
  • Filtering: how much is too much?

    by Marceladmiraal | 2nd of March, 2013

    Hey everybody, recently I uploaded this image which is one of my favourites of my recent shoot. It is the Capelo do Ferrel in Portugal (image ID 29327797). I added a slight filter on it to bring out the white of the walls and the clouds against the blue of the sky.... More
  • IR Photography, any other way of creating this?

    by Bitesize | 4th of April, 2012

    I read an article on Infrared Photography aka IR Photography. Filters are difficult to get and very expensive. Has anyone achieved a similar, although probably not as perfect, effect with software or using other equipment? And no lol, I won't be stripping my camera... More
  • Content filter - Image *dead sentence* ?

    by Teabum | 19th of February, 2012

    Some months ago I got accepted an image, which was marked with the content filter. This of course I found out later on, when I was wondering, why the image has 0 views and it is not showing in my portfolio. It was not showing, because I had by a default set Content Filter... More
  • Something to Think About

    by Sunguy | 27th of January, 2012

    A few days ago I did a search for some new approved images of mine to see if they were in the system yet. They all came up but one. I contacted the good folks at Dreamstime to inquire and was told it had been content filtered (I have my filter on). The image was a 70... More
  • 10 stop ND Filter, My Experience...

    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 I mentioned it briefly. I had been... More
  • 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
  • Out in the city with a new toy!

    by Llareggub | 22nd of September, 2011

    I wrote about some of my plans for a visit to Budapest a couple of weeks ago and was happy to see that 11 out of my 12 images were accepted over the last few days. I do not get out in the cit and shoot architecture very often as I live in the middle of nowhere but did... More
  • Content Filter On/off - Sensitive Photos

    by Jdanne | 18th of September, 2011

    In the "Management Area" below the search field there is a check box with two little buttons called "Content Filter On/Off". When you search for photos with "Content Filter" switched to "On" all photos which are considered by DT as "sensitive" are not shown. Per... More
  • Content filter

    by Solidsdman | 26th of April, 2011

    I have 9 images of a rodeo event. This image, which is the first to be approved on April 19, has no views, while the other 8 images, which were approved 2 to 4 days later, have anywhere from 11 to 26 views. Upon further investigation, I found that the content filter of this... More
  • Tips On Infrared Photography

    by Crookid | 31st of March, 2011

    Shooting infrared with digital is much different from my early black & white/darkroom days. But, in some respects is somewhat similar, because you still have a thick filter to shoot through. So a tripod is an absolute necessity if you want good, quality (noise free) images.... More
  • Keep it clean ... or not

    by P0temkin | 17th of February, 2011

    Yesterday I got almost 2$ for a small download of this image, one of my first uploads to DT and 6 downloads so far: Now I went kinda far off post-processing this one, skewing colors, blowing out highlights and creating a strong halo around the turbine. I didn't know... More
  • My first image on DT

    by Gennaro86 | 26th of October, 2010

    Hey I'm very happy because today Dreamstime staff have approved ma first photo on DT... This photo show some type of tobacco and some tobacco tool: papela, filter... One question... Why when I search it in searchmotor I don't find it??? Help me please This is my photo... More
  • Content filter

    by Kimren | 20th of September, 2010

    Hello everyone. I have a question. Could you tell me something about "Content filter" in DT web page? What is the use? Thank you! See Article
  • Inkscape: A great vector program, but some mistakes

    by Lesnivila | 22nd of January, 2010

    Hello, I am using the German version of Inkscape. It is a great vector graphic program, with a lot of good features. There are different formats to save. You can create round edges, delete, submit and form pathes, there is a tool to create stars, polygons and the wonderful... More
  • Background out of a cat ;)

    by Julia161 | 20th of January, 2010

    Hi, Friends. Today I desided to share an easy tip how to make abstract backgrounds out of anything. This background , for ex. was made of this picture . To do so I opened Photoshop filters => distort => wave and later played a bit with settings. Other examples:... More
  • ND Filter

    by Alvinku | 6th of July, 2009

    I just got the B+W ND110 filter in on line store since i can't find it in my country. It is really really good filter as it can reduce 10 step of light. I can use it for the long exposure and make so different style of the landscape. See Article

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