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  • It's better to invest in camera bodies or lenses?

    by Andreamangoni | 22nd of August, 2015

    Especially among younger photographers I seem to see a buying spree of megapixels: trying the camera with the most megapixels, and it is believed that they alone can guarantee to get good photos.   Otherwise there is a search for the latest model, the camera straight... More
  • Rodeos, and editorial licenses

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 14th of August, 2015

    I've recently submitted photos I had taken whilst at a rodeo in Grace Idaho, and this is a place where it would be impossible to acquire a model release for all people in most photos. So I am very happy about using the editorial license to put my photos up for sale on Dreamstime.... More
  • The 50 mm blessing!

    by Dahlskoge | 9th of August, 2015

    So, I bought my Nikon AF 50 mm F/1.8 for about six or seven months ago and I can't begin to tell you how impressed I am of its performance. It is absolutely incredible and wherever my camera goes, it goes! Reasons? 1) Sharpness - The sharpness of a zoom lens is nothing... More
  • Soap bubble bokehs

    by Vjrithwik | 21st of July, 2015

    In the recent times an old time lens from Meyer-Optik stable started gaining popularity among the new generation photographers. It was not for its sharpness or corner to corner resolving power. No nothing related to how modern days lens is assessed. But the popularity was... More
  • The small advice to the prime lens buyer.

    by Banol2007 | 14th of July, 2015

    After getting the experience with universal, comfortable zoom lens we are starting to think about lighter, chipper, smaller one with the lesser distortion, better quality of the picture and nice bockeh. The collecting information from colleagues, forums, magazines and books... More
  • Canon EF-S 10-18mm f4.5-5.6

    by Matthewcuda | 18th of June, 2015

    Most of my work is in the wildlife realm, but I also enjoy shooting landscapes from time to time as well. Since I bought a Canon 7D last fall I have needed an APS-C wide angle and so I decided to pick up the Canon EF-S 10-18mm lens. As do many of you, I went to many of... More
  • What's the best camera for start work with Microstock? (With answer)

    by Maxsp | 30th of April, 2015

      Hi Girls and Guys, here I go direct to the point, but first I want to mention that most of you had heard that you should buy an entry camera and then buying new stuffs according to need you feel necessary. FORGET IT! I had spend some years with entry cameras and I... More

    by Yellowind | 21st of April, 2015

    A few years ago I wrote a little about my new toy - manual lens Jupiter-9. Here I have the new one Helios 40-2. I use it with Nikon but it can fit to other systems too. So I'd like to share my new experience with it. Helios 40-2 is mostly known for it's unique... More
  • How I'm Using My Budget Lenses

    by Keremgo | 4th of March, 2015

    I'm a Nikon D90 owner and I bought my camera with a typical kit that very much available in my country. D90 body, an 18-55mm VR plus a 55-200mm VR and a nifty fifty (50mm f/1.8 non AFS version). I added a battery grip and Flash to it later. When first time I joined here,... More
  • 6 Children, a 300 lb elephant, and a cracker in a Van that Seats 5

    by Brandinharris78 | 17th of January, 2015

          Monty, our 9 month old Dane really stands out in a crowd. I tend to take him to the dog park, which is quite a ride from our home...and when I say "quite a ride" I mean not only is the park two towns down the interstate from where we live, but the ride itself... More
  • Macro Photography: A bright new world

    by Clewisleake | 21st of August, 2014

    I've been doing photography steady on Dreamstime for about a year now Not knowing what to expect I snapped the lens on my camera and headed out into the woods seeking bugs, frogs, flowers and anything else that eluded my daily walk around a 28-105 lens. After an interesting... More
  • photography with the canon "pancake" 40 mm

    by Physi28 | 3rd of August, 2014

    Due to health limitations during the past months I passed from traveling far abroad with my 300 mmm f2.8 canon lens and the canon 5D III, heavy (!) to stay near to my home and use exclusively a 40 mm "pancake" lens from Canon. This inexpensive little lens hardly protrudes... More
  • Need some help with lens contacts

    by Szebas | 18th of June, 2014

    Hello, now I'm struggling with a new problem, I've bought some cheap macro tubes with contacts (plastic ones) which worked great, but seems my cheap tele-macro lens has some issues with them recently. I've tried to clean the contacts with an eraser then with ethyl alcohol... More
  • Book that realize my dream.

    by Henrymm | 28th of January, 2014

    Hi friends, First of all l would like to say that I am not (NOT) a pro but just a hobbyist and still learning. But let me share some tips that I think may be useful for someone like me. I happened to read this book, "Taking Stock: Make money in microstock... More
  • Upgrading equipment, is it necessary?

    by Hkrunning | 22nd of January, 2014

    As a photography beginner, this question is always in my mind recently. Although a good photo depends mainly on your photographic skills, ideas and composition of a photo, etc., I find that a better lens and camera really help in many occasions. While some top models... 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
  • New macro lens!

    by Matthiase | 7th of January, 2014

    I bought my first macro lens a few day ago and i really enjoy it=). Here are some images i've taken with it See Article
  • My new website- "Pics Thru Lens" in a new avatar ....

    by Subhra2jyoti | 24th of December, 2013

    Dear Friends, Wishing you and your families a MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR ! On this festive occasion, with celebration and happiness in air, I invite you all to visit my photography website relaunched (though in a small way) with a different look... More
  • 50mm - a magic lens!

    by Mangalika | 19th of October, 2013

    They say Kit lens is the beginner's lens. True it is. But I started my DSLR photography with a 50mm prime and since then I am madly in love with my magic lens! In fact I still do not own any kit lens! :D You can do thousands of experiments with this much lighter weapon!... More
  • How to improve the quality of a photo

    by Fallostupido | 16th of October, 2013

    sometimes DT refused my photos saying that the quality was low, because of camera quality lenses.In fact, the photos were taken with a compact camera. these photo was taken during a concert of an italian singer. first time dt refused it. I have not lost hope and I used... More

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