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  • News lens & new destination - Beirut !!

    by Ptoone | 9th of September, 2010

    Today I arrived in Beirut where I will be staying for next week or so. I have been very impressed so far with Beirut and look forward to getting out and about and taking lots of pictures. Before I left I made sure to invest in a new camera lens to ensure the best possible... More
  • Why primes rock! (Part 1)

    by Bradcalkins | 2nd of September, 2010

    For a while now I've been using my zoom lens a lot, but after getting a Panasonic GF1 with 20mm f/1.7 lens I realized how much I miss using prime lenses. After getting and using a 28mm for my SLR I'm reminded how versatile prime lenses can be. Here are my top reasons for... More
  • How to get rid of lens fringing and chromatic aberrations with PS

    by Titania1980 | 28th of August, 2010

    Hi would like to share my little knowledge about eliminating those awful and refusal-reason lens fringing on some photos (usually red and green colors by the edges of tour objects). I have made with my snow photos. I took a lot of snow photos by the 8th march big snow... More
  • Focus

    by Williamardrey | 23rd of August, 2010

    I have been having trouble with accurate focusing lately. I have the Olympus Evolt510 SLR digital camera and mostly use the kit lenses it came with for most of my pictures. I did buy a Zuiko telephoto lens last year to complement the other lenses. I'm trying to discover... More
  • Nikon D3100 and 4 new lenses announced!

    by Gnohz | 19th of August, 2010

    Nikon has just announced a new entry-level body, and 4 new lenses to its legendary Nikkor lineup. The official specifications of the D3100 are: -DX format, 14.4 megapixel -Full HD video recording@1920 x 1080 at 24 frames/sec -ISO sensitivity of native ISO 100-3200 with... More
  • Dreamstime helps

    by Yuritz | 5th of August, 2010

    I started my journey here around an year ago,got to upload few pics and even to sell quite good thinking I'm a newbie,not only on this kind of world,but even on photography. Enjoyed my time here,understood some rights,but know that have lots more to learn. So why it helps;... More
  • Expensive lens - still soft images!?

    by Demonike | 29th of July, 2010

    Recently I have started to notice that we get an increasing number of product and people shots that are NOT out of focus, but are kind of soft anyway. As the review tool shows conveniently the EXIF of the photograph, a correlation started to emerge. Namely, the correlation... More
  • Depth of Field : Basic Quick Tip

    by Elephantopia | 1st of July, 2010

    Remember, if you shoot with a crop sensor camera you have more DOF than a full frame camera if you were to attempt framing the same shot with both types of cameras... Take the same 50mm f/1.4 lens and put it on a Full Frame D700 and then put it on a Crop D300. Assume you... More
  • 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 EmeraldUmbrellaStudio | 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

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