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You Say 'Macro'. I Say Maybe...
posted by ellenboughn - 17th of june, 2008
What ever you call it, macro photography (taken with a macro lens or a micro lens as one manufacturer calls their macro lens) is NOT simply a close-up image. What’s the difference between "close-ups", "macros&... More...
My artificial island made for insect macro shoots
posted by alvera - 9th of september, 2013
I made this micro-island from plastic, sand, rocks and seashells and I put on it various insects. A photo studio for these tiny "models". Is very comfortable to shoot on this island, I can rotate it for good angle. This video... More...
Check out my talented friend !
posted by matthiase - 22nd of august, 2013
Have a look at my friend's images, he has just gotten in to the stock business, give him some support. He is a master of macro i think, I really enjoy to see what he's uploading. And I'm very excited yet to see he's first sale... More...
Exotic Insects
posted by dhaggett - 1st of april, 2013
Having moved to Malaysia a few months ago I now have access to a wealth of fantastic and exotic insects. I have created a Facebook page called Exotic Insects so that others can enjoy the remarkable bugs that we share the planet with.... More...
Cool compound eyes,movie star?
posted by danchayuan - 31st of december, 2012
Cool compound eyes, the movie star?A cheap device's toss,try to do better! Happy new year everybody!!!
A Collection of a Few of My Favourite Things.. Tasty Markets & Insects
posted by dash76 - 13th of october, 2012
I have often looked at people making collections and wondered if there was any merit in it so, I have decided to make my own. The big question has been what the collection should be about so I looked at my photos to see if I had favourite,... More...
Macro world in your own garden
posted by risto40 - 21st of june, 2012
Weekends at cottage offers a good change for taking photographs of nature and this spring I took a bit closer look in what is going on in my garden. I have one extreme macro lens which, due to its limitations, most of the time... More...
Extreme Macro
posted by radub85 - 8th of may, 2012
Hello, i haven't posted for a while and i wanted to share with you my new photos made with a reversed 55mm lens on extension tubes. I will try to go even closer with a reversed 28mm lens, as you know as the focal distance goes wider... More...
Macro on the Cheap
posted by llareggub - 24th of august, 2011
I love taking pictures of leetle things and someone else wrote a great blog about week ago about their approach using extension tubes. I use a raynox DCR150 macro dipter to take my macro shots and whilst it is limited in comparison... More...
Heading outside :)
posted by llareggub - 1st of april, 2011
I'm heading into my 4th month of taking photographs for Stock and the change in weather has seen me head outside and see what I can get from nature. I did a 365 project last year and rapidly discovereed I love taking pictures... More...
posted by crookid - 25th of march, 2011
I wandered onto private property, which is nothing out of the usual for me. That is why I am always camouflaged like a wayward soldier from some forgotten war on the edges of suburbia. And when I pop into the local grocery store everyone... More...
Waiting for a Butterfly – A Series of Photo Shoots
posted by rubybayan - 29th of january, 2011
One of the first photo projects I thought of submitting to Dreamstime was the life cycle of the Black Swallowtail Butterfly. When I saw the caterpillars devouring my parsley in the backyard, I knew I had to take the photo opp. I... More...
100 Sales Finally
posted by tonnywu76 - 25th of november, 2010
Finally, reaching 100 sales feel great. Thanks for all your support and appreciation of my stocks. My 100th Sales.
1300 online !!!
posted by defun - 10th of september, 2010
With new isolated animals pictures being approved, now get 1300 online, hoho^^
posted by theblackrhino - 21st of july, 2010
I noticed some of the best selling illustrations have customizable labels or banners on them. I'm so new to stock illustration. So I tried taking a boring fly and make him a bit more marketable. Maybe it's good for comic relief. I'll... More...
paradise of butterfly
posted by keung1616 - 23rd of april, 2010
Fung Yuen (Hong Kong) Butterfly Reserve is an area that is recognized as an important breeding site for some butterflies of conservation concern, such as Common Birdwing and White Dragontail. Despite being located on the urban fringe,... More...
Checkout my new model
posted by picstudio - 12th of october, 2009
Here are some pics of my new model, hope you like them:- More...
Another milestone achieved
posted by picstudio - 14th of september, 2009
Today is a great day for me, I have reached 500 image downloads. It has been around eight months on dreamstime and I have learnt a lot from it. It is really a life changing experience after joining dreamstime. Thanx to all the buyers... More...
My First $100
posted by defun - 12th of september, 2009
Today I find my total revenue is over $100. HOHOHO^^ About half year since I jioned in DT on 2009.03.24 . Now I have 289 pictuers online, and 47 sales. I'm happy that people not only like my object photos but also download... More...
Whole new world under you nose!!
posted by amilevin - 17th of june, 2009
Hi, Recently I started to master new photography area which supprised me a lot! This new area (for me) is macro photography. It's amazing, there was always a whole world under my nose and I didn't noticed it. It takes a lot of... More...
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