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  • 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... More
  • Advice on macro lenses!

    by Sindorei | 15th of September, 2013

    Hello dreamstimers!! I am looking to buy myself a good macro lens for my Canon 700D body! I have read some info about the Tamron AF 60/2 Di-II LD lens which has a very good price and seems like a good lens, but I somehow, wouldn't like to go with my first pic, at least... More
  • lens stress

    by Kimdeadman | 9th of August, 2013

    Am I the only photographer who suffers from lens stress/envy/anxiety? I'm slowly nearing the 100 photos landmark with dreamstime and up until recently have made do with one lens; the tamron 17 -50 f2.8 (non IS) which has served me very well. I have always known I would... More
  • Lens cap!

    by Lenutaidi | 8th of August, 2013

    Hi! Today I want to bring to the knowledge about an object chopped but very important: LENS CAP! Yeah you read it right! I did not give much importance to this thing:lens cap.I covered the lens with a silk handkerchief and an elastic: So the last two weeks a lot of pictures... 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
  • First accepted image from new lens bought from first payout

    by Neilmachin | 6th of June, 2013

    A short while ago my balance went over the magic $100 for the first time and I was able to request a payout. I put the money towards a lens I have been wanting for some time, a Sigma 10-20mm zoom. This is the first image from that lens to be accepted on Dreamstime.... More
  • I've lived the Legacy

    by Daddiomanottawa | 3rd of June, 2013

    I shoot micro four thirds. Unlike many, I'm not a DSLR to m4/3 convert. Although they fascinate me, especially full frame, I know little to nothing about cameras using APS-C,APS-H or full frame sensors except what I have read on the internet. My decision to go micro four... More
  • Test Jupiter 37A lens with Nikon

    by Cousy86 | 25th of May, 2013

    Hi all!!!I have a little story for you! So… When I just started to take photos, I was using old camera, which was made in USSR somewhere around 1980 called ZENIT, where you was using photo film inside! I think a lot of people remember these ones! And for last few months... 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
  • Dust in Sensor

    by Vtr | 20th of May, 2013

    In one of my recent trips I have end up having some dust in my sensor and my attempts to clean this had caused more damage than help. I tried the local canon service center but they would not help as my EOS 350 D is too old and is no longer supported. The only option that... More
  • Gear vs Eye

    by Mangalika | 9th of May, 2013

    I often encounter a question. Well, I am so sure most of you must have answered such question. You upload a good shot in your public profile and the next question will be 'Which camera?' Might be the most irritating question for a true artist :) Well, better gears do help... More

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