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  • Today is a good day ...

    by Cafebeanzphoto | 12th of June, 2010

    Christmas, birthday, fathers day, fridays, first day of summer vacation all rolled into one !!!! ..... I was just informed by my lovely wife I can pick out the gift of my choice. And what do I choose, not one, but two, lenses from the coveted "L" series from my friends at... More
  • Seeing through the camera

    by Eternalfour | 21st of March, 2010

    Taking pictures not only involve looking and shooting. When we are experiencing a certain place space or object, not only our vision is stimulated; all our senses are; so when the photo is taken one may think that a great photo has been shot, but in reality it may be a... More
  • Try shooting with EL Nikkor 50 mm f/2.8

    by Fzy826 | 26th of February, 2010

    Try shooting with EL Nikkor 50 mm f/2.8, this is an enlarger lens, Shooting range is limited, but the results were pretty good feeling----- See Article
  • Stock Soup

    by Cjoshua05 | 19th of February, 2010

    Anyone interested in trying a new soup? Here a recipe I found and I must say, it's really good stuff. It's 100% healthy and recommended by 4 out of 5 artists. Ingredients: - 1 bunch of colors - 1 illustrator and photoshop (optional) program - 1 right brain -... More
  • Nikon D80 lens issue

    by Katn1999 | 4th of February, 2010

    Hi everyone! This is officially my first blog. I own a Nikon D80 and have had it for about three years now. I just recently purchased a used Nikon 35-70mm f/2.8D lens for sharper pictures. However, I noticed that as great of reviews as this lens received, the lens... More
  • How aperture works

    by Bradcalkins | 29th of November, 2009

    Ever wonder why the marking on the aperture ring seem backwards, or why 1 stop doubles the light but not the aperture number? Then this blog is for you! I've found a number of people that can get a fairly intuitive feel for aperture and shutter, but still can't explain... More
  • Discovering new world...slowly

    by Risto40 | 14th of November, 2009

    Back in summer 2009 i was so bored of these regular shots with everyday lens. So i thought i need something new. Well, as I didn't want to buy a crap, i found really good and long telephoto lenses unaffordable and decided for really "short" lenses. So, an extreme macro lens... More
  • My Favorite Camera and Lens for Microstock Photography

    by Marekuliasz | 19th of October, 2009

    I started selling my pictures through microstock almost two years ago in November 2007. Today, I have about 1800 pictures in my stock portfolio. I am counting here all pictures created for microstock, not just pictures accepted by Dreamstime or any other specific agency.... More
  • Rent a lens!

    by Bradcalkins | 30th of September, 2009

    This last weekend I rented a Canon 135mm f/2 prime lens for taking shots of the kids and so on. I've rented lights before, but what surprised me was the really low cost of renting lenses. I don't know if this is common in other cities, but the cost of such a lens is over... More
  • My New 60mm/F2.8

    by Indianeye | 29th of August, 2009

    I was willing to purchase a macro lens from many days, was unable to afford but finally I have recently purchased new macro lens which is Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM I really love closeup & macro photography. Before purchasing this specialized lens I was using some... More
  • What a Feeling!!!!!!!

    by Psalm113v9 | 22nd of May, 2009

    Well I finally did it I have taken my earnings from stock out and am purchasing a new lense. i just kept letting it build and now i can buy a Cannon 28-135 with an image stabilizer. YEA!!! I bought one for my hubby for his birthday and we have been fighting over it. So now... More
  • Yae New Lens

    by Halient | 12th of May, 2009

    Today was a good day, I ordered some glass about 2 weeks ago and the first of it arrived today. it is a Tamron 75-300mm A/F I checked it against my 55-200 Nikkor and this is not only a ton faster but also sharper. I cant wait till my 105mm Macro and 10.5mm get here yes... More
  • New Canon 1200mm lens f5.6

    by Aughty | 20th of April, 2009

    Final a lens I can't use is being product by Cannon. If you have to ask how much?, you can't afford it alone. Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM Lens Review Welcome to the longest and perhaps the rarest full autofocus lens in the world - the Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM Lens.... More
  • The wonderful Minolta 100-300 F4.5-5.6 APO Best quality and value tele for your money.

    by Eppic | 19th of April, 2009

    Firstly a bit of background; I am primarily a landscape photog who does a fair bit of hiking and backpacking, so size and weight become important factors for me in my choice of lens. I don't do a whole lot of wildlife photography unless said wildlife is fairly still. Enter... More
  • Stock photography for Sony/ Minolta Users

    by Eppic | 19th of April, 2009

    A blog dedicated to my experiences using both Sony and Minolta and 3rd party lenses on my Sony DSLR's (A350 and A700). I hope to provide some insight into what kinds of newer as well as older lenses are good for stock photography. For example, this image below was taken... More
  • Back On Track

    by Brybry57 | 12th of April, 2009

    I just purchased my new lens, canon 70-200 f4L and I am ready to complete my goal of at least one file accepted a month and at least one submitted a week See Article
  • Bye-Bye Love, Bye-Bye happiness (Part 2)

    by Black-white | 17th of March, 2009

    The camera bag has been lost for nearly 20 days. The sad mood used to come and confuse my common living rhythm once I do some photography as usual. Apparently, photography has become my most important hobby and deeply affected my daily life. In fact, I immerse in photography... More
  • Bye-Bye Love, Bye-Bye Happiness (Part 1)

    by Black-white | 2nd of March, 2009

    I love camera, I love photography. I love microstock, I love Dreamstime. But, it became the darkest day yesterday. My camera bag lost thoroughly. It contained my lovely camera Fuji S3 Pro and the favorable lens Nikor 70mm-200mm. I am felling into the extreme sad mood. The... More
  • Nikkor 70-330mm Lens

    by Creativei | 12th of February, 2009

    Hi all, Now I have purchased a zoom lens for my Nikon D90, I opted for a Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5 More Details about this lens So tomorrow first time I will be using my camera outdoor, ( u guys know I just purchased my D90) I'm one of the media photographer to cover the... More
  • Some of my views to avoid equipment disaster.

    by Pardeep08 | 6th of February, 2009

    1. Most of the equipment disasters occur on the tripod. So make sure, that the tripod is properly balanced and you have the right tripod. 2. Strictly keep your Camera and other equipment out of reach of children. These are not their toys. 3. While taking shots, we often... More

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