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  • New Halloween series

    by Wad | 8th of September, 2010

    New series of Halloween backgrounds for your design :) See Article
  • About SUBJECT and OBJECT/BACKGROUND

    by Mikefoto | 30th of July, 2010

    In essence as photographer you must separate image subject from the overall image and the context in which the subject is put or found (object/background). The following is just a guidline to achiving this, and also for ensuring useful and commercially viable visuals.... More
  • My new collection

    by Mythja | 26th of July, 2010

    as my port grew bigger I noticed many background type of photos so i made new collection with backgrounds. hope you'll like it collection More
  • Wrapping paper, your design source

    by Rceeh | 10th of June, 2010

    Hello Dreamstime community. Ckeck out my new collection of images for your design here: Wrapping paper Backgrounds, seamless and patterns in vector format format for print. Feel free to look around, imagine that you are part of every image... More
  • get noticed through quality

    by Kikkerdirk | 2nd of May, 2010

    The best way to draw attention to your port is buy uploading high quality pictures. There are several way to draw attention to your port, high quality is only one but its the most important! - exclusivity : exclusive pictures end up higher in stock searches and therefore... More
  • my first level 2 image

    by Keung1616 | 28th of April, 2010

    I joined dreamstime since jan, 2010. In the previous months, I tried to learn how to be a good photographer. I tried to take photos witt every things that were interesting. today, i would like to tell all of you that one of my photo has been upgraded to level 2. this encourages... More
  • White Backgrounds-Here's another quick way to do it!

    by Nansaidh | 7th of April, 2010

    You've photographed your subject against a white background, but it still isn't quite as white as it needs to be, here's what you do. In photoshop go to Image adjust>Curves>when the box pops up go to the top right hand side and pull the diagonal line to the left, voila!... More
  • Photoshop actions

    by Davulcu | 6th of April, 2010

    After practising in Photoshop I learned that Actions are real time savers. Yes ,there are many short cuts like CTRL + C, CTRL + V for copy and paste ( like many windows based applications as we all already know ) . But a better idea for saving time is to assign some functions... More
  • My Collections !

    by Youths | 22nd of March, 2010

    My Collections ! People & Baby Textures & background Plants & Flowers Chinese characters More
  • Complete natural white background

    by Vishakha27 | 19th of March, 2010

    hello all, i click images in day light on my terrace and use a white fabric as a white background. but while editing i use eraser tool to achieve evenness but it looks too artificial. what to do...,which tool should be used.....plz suggest. See Article
  • First accepted illustration

    by Aginger | 17th of March, 2010

    Ssoo...thank you, DT! It's made from a photo, taken by me during a cave tour (I'll create an article about it soon). I'm not a PS master, but I use some effects on it - mostly accidentally :) - and it seems the result can be accepted by Admins. If it will sell well, I'... More
  • Equalize tip

    by Davulcu | 13th of March, 2010

    I think that , most of us have or had refusals because of poor background removal. An easy way to check it out is to use equalize option in Photoshop. After you removed your background and turned it to white make a copy of your layer and click Image >Adjustments... More
  • Getting you closer to nature

    by Cooper5022 | 12th of March, 2010

    Hi all. Here is an invite to get you closer to nature by picking one of my nature pics as your desktop background :-). I have many possibilities in my portfolio for your specific mood i.e. birds, wild animals or nature scenes. Below are a few options for you, but please... More
  • 23 Great Background Images

    by Maigi | 4th of March, 2010

    Dreamstime is a great recourse for web designers. Besides photos there are lots of images what you can use in your designs or use on web pages as background images. Here are few of my favorites. I love to follow web design trends in design blogs, and as predictions... More
  • A nearly 100-year ginkgo tree in my grandpa home.

    by Youths | 25th of February, 2010

    A nearly 100-year ginkgo tree in my grandpa home. We are all very fond of this tree See Article
  • Curve or not to curve ?

    by Davulcu | 1st of February, 2010

    Well , Curves (Ctrl M) is one of the most powerful tools to whiten our backs :) in Photoshop but I think it also destroys the details sometimes. What I want to recommend is another way, simply selecting the image with Magic Wand tool and make Tolerance about 10 or... More
  • My first steps

    by Jdanne | 31st of January, 2010

    My twin brother encouraged me to use Dreamstime. There was and is always a kind of competition between him and me. Since we are monozygotic twins we are extremely similar - but not equal. During the analogue time he had a Nikon F90. I just did wait until the F100 was... More
  • Getting a pure white background for non pros, some tips

    by Titania1980 | 26th of January, 2010

    I would like to share with non pros, people like me, who don't own a photographic studio neither expensive lights and spotlights and just have their home lights (like me ^^) Well, I always try to shoot in natural daylight, I often go to the balcony, I put a white background... 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
  • How to shoot pictures of the black background?

    by Laozhang | 15th of January, 2010

    I uploaded many pictures of the black background. But all of them be rejected. The reason for all: Poor lighting setup, poor contrast or incorrect exposure. I browse the existing picture, found many photos with black background. For example: I observed the rejected photo,... More

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