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  • My first editorial sale!!! wooohooo...

    by M4rio1979 | 28th of December, 2011

    Today is a good day. First I have a 100 images online milestone from today, then DT aprooved 11 images with 0 rejected(better acceptance ratio), then my acceptance ratio is finally reached 50% also from today, I have buyed myself a new lenses, again today :), and for... More
  • Finally 100 images online...

    by M4rio1979 | 28th of December, 2011

    Here is my first 100 images finally online. My second goal was to bring my acceptance ratio above 50%. Since I have joined DT, my acceptance was about 33% in July, then 39% in August, 51% in September, 52% in October, up to 76% in November and 71% in December by monthly... More
  • Bird Photography: Equipment

    by Silasfirth | 7th of December, 2011

    A couple years ago, I decided I wanted to photograph birds. After playing with several different setups, I finally bit the bullet and purchased a Canon Rebel XS and an EF 100-400mm L IS USM lens. Since then, I have come to enjoy photographing just about anything, but... More
  • My cheap fish-eye lense :)

    by Julia161 | 21st of November, 2011

    Hello! A while ago I asked advise on this board from people using various fish-eye lenses, which of them was better, becuase I planned to buy a suspiciously cheap one from ebay. Here is the discussion . Now I can say that I made an experiment: my cheap (about 30$ including... More
  • My new lens

    by Laozhang | 11th of October, 2011

    Last month I bought a used lens in Canada: SONY 500mm F8 Reflex. After test shot, the performance of this lens is acceptable in a good light. The sharpness can be achieved reduced to 60%. By the way, my camera is a SONY a700. There is a feature of this lens: the highlight... More
  • Human eye lens

    by Arvacsaba | 12th of September, 2011

    If a human eye was a lens what kind would it be. I did some research about this. So I find on the net that an average human eye would have: f/8,3-f/2,1 from 17 to 24mm Minimal focus distance 7cm-infinity I find it interesting to know these. If you know more precise... More
  • So joyful to have new lenses!

    by Yellowind | 8th of September, 2011

    I've started to dreamstime not so long ago. I've uploaded different photos and have 200 in my portfolio now. I so much like to photograph though the photo equipment is not cheap at all. I have Pentax system and I'm satisfied with it by now. But the lenses are so important... More
  • What fish-eye do you use?

    by Julia161 | 24th of August, 2011

    Hi, Friends! I was searching today for something useful on auctions trying to spend my money from Moneybookers :)) And saw a lot of fisheye lenses with macro for Canon starting from 25$ up to 45. They were all with auto focus, but in my country this particular sort of cheap... More
  • Why I Chose The Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L Over The EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L

    by Edayrit100 | 16th of August, 2011

    Money is no object so ... LOL; how I wish that were true :) But it DOES matter, and matter a whole lot, so I was pleasantly surprised to find out that the 24-105 is $300 less expensive (in the Philippines) than the 24-70 and is even the more appropriate lens for me. I... More
  • Images with Panasonic Lumix LX5

    by FabioConcetta | 16th of August, 2011

    Hello! After much research, regarding the purchase of a quality compact camera, my choice fell on the Panasonic Lumix LX5. The key features are: larger sensor than the competition, to keep the digital noise, 24mm Leica lens that starts at F2. To obtain images of good quality,... More
  • Recommended DSLR Camera & Lens Review Webpages

    by Kelvintt | 4th of July, 2011

    There are many websites providing DSLR camera & lens reviews out there. But, I feel that most of them are not detailed enough in their explanations. To me, I like in-depth reviews with technical details + sample results from lab test or real world shoots so that I can have... More
  • New camera body or better lens?

    by Nicku | 15th of June, 2011

    Today, almost all photographers who sell pictures on microstok are using digital slr cameras. Many novice photographers at a time will face ''the big dilemma'': new camera body or a good, sharp, more expensive lens? I personally know many persons who upgraded from... More
  • Macro lenses and pics

    by Yuritz | 9th of June, 2011

    Last week was going to buy a new lense and to start with the macro photography,captured by the beautiful images I have seen around lately. Went to the shop and asked for the Tamron 90mm f2.8 which is a great one and not too expensive,compared to the Nikon ones,like the Nikkor... More
  • Picture sharpness

    by Petin | 30th of March, 2011

    The sharpness is one of basic factors of a good picture. Factors, which affect it are generally well known – exposure time equal to the inverse amount of the focal length, continuous release control, stable position of the photographer including firm camera holding...... More
  • Why zooms rock (Part 2)

    by Bradcalkins | 23rd of February, 2011

    A while ago, I did a blog on prime lenses and their strengths - but there is still a case for zooms: 1. When you can't move or can't get closer! People often refer to 'sneaker zoom' with prime lenses - meaning they walk closer or further to adjust framing. That is... More
  • Wildlife Photography: What’s in my camera bag

    by Visceralimage | 21st of January, 2011

    When I do talks for other photographers or meet with camera clubs; one of the most common questions is: what equipment do you use and what is in your camera bag. In the old days, it was pretty simple; most of us used the Nikon F5, F4... or the Canon 1V series. Now, with... More
  • My funny lenses

    by Beatg | 4th of January, 2011

    Sometimes I am a bit confused about the comments of the editor given at refused pictures. The most common comment reads like this: "Poor optical performance due to low lens quality, such as lens fringing, chromatic aberrations, uneven sharpness in focus area." However... More
  • Hurrey !!! Target Achieved.

    by Ziprashantzi | 28th of November, 2010

    Hello My DT Family, Its a great pleasure for me to share my happiness with you that today I have achieved my target for this month November (1) +800 images online (I promised to all of you along with myself in my last blog article). My first (digital screen... More
  • Another Practice: Micro In Dark Background

    by Black-white | 26th of November, 2010

    Yesterday, a new photo of mine about a piece of Buddha in micro passed the pending period finally. The other practice of mine in the black background seemly gave me some inspiration about the photography. Several day ago, a friend of mine casually showed me the handcraft,... More
  • New Lens

    by Ziprashantzi | 19th of November, 2010

    Hi DT Family, Today I got my new Canon EF-100mm Macro Lens. Its cool lens with fast focusing speed. I am pretty happy with that. Thank you very much for helping me choose right lens for me as earlier I asked all of you in my previous blog's Article Macro Lens? Confusion?... More

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