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  • A Simple Life

    by Ellenboughn | 24th of April, 2007

    A growing awareness of environmental issues has created a parallel change in personal values for many people. Instead of the conspicuous consumption of years past and the over indulgent styles of the 90's, more and more seek a quieter lifestyle.... More
  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These birds... More
  • Get to know the birds of Turkey - 14

    by Hyperbiker | 7th of November, 2015

    Hello all, After a very long period, I'm back in the blogs with the queen of birds: MUTE SWAN - CYGNUS OLOR   The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia. Adults of this... More
  • First Level 3!

    by 2700art | 6th of November, 2015

    >  It took a little break, but I'm back to uploading pictures, hopefully somewhat more consistantly from here onwards. I just hit my first level 3 image and I'm well chuffed about that, I must admit I have always liked that Zebra shot :) Hope to get more sales more often,... More
  • With a warm ... History of one photoshoot

    by Vagengeym | 31st of October, 2015

    October 2014. As I recall, it was the first experience for me with the new master of beauty Alexandra. Image, or rather the makeup, long discussed, specified the items to the shooting and during the preparation of the model is directly in the dressing room.   I wanted... More
  • Traveling in the Beagle Channel, Argentina

    by Kovgabor79 | 28th of October, 2015

    Let me introduce myself, my name is Gábor, a Hungarian travel photographer, married to an Italian, and living in Spain for the last 10 years. I have always been traveling a lot, but by far the biggest adventure I have ever taken on was a year and a half long backpacker trip... More
  • October Photo trip to the Aiguamolls del Emporda

    by Physi28 | 26th of October, 2015

    During October I decided to spend again a visit to one of the most emblematic nature parks of Catalonia and one of my preferred places I had nor been at for around a year. The Aiguamolls del Emporda are located in northeastern Catalonia quite near to the French border. The... More
  • Next Milestone

    by Info70962 | 15th of October, 2015

    Hello everyone! Well my first couple of milestones have been accomplished. 5 sales! 100 image uploads! and finally first image accepted to an assignment! While all of these are great I'm working towards expanding my portfolio and shooting concepts out of my comfort... More
  • Mostly, it's a shutter thing

    by Matthewcuda | 23rd of September, 2015

    With many years of photography under my belt now, and several years as a wildlife photographer, I can honestly say that shutter speed will make you or break you in this genre. In this post I will examine why the shutter is so crucial in wildlife as well as other action photography... More
  • The New Forest National Park England

    by Haczyk | 7th of September, 2015

    The New Forest is an area of southern England.                     More
  • The tree is a symbol of life!

    by Julietta24 | 2nd of September, 2015

    The tree is a symbol of life, the family!I love to take pictures of trees in any state, it can be faded life   or just life originated   Or burgeoning every year    Do you like to take pictures of trees?    More
  • British wildlife, get your shots added to the ULTIMATE collection.

    by BCritchley | 17th of August, 2015

      I've recently started trying my hand at photographing the wildlife here in Britain, not the easiest thing to do well.   The main ingredients I have found to half decent images are research, planning, time/patience, equipment and the quality of light. If your... More
  • Elephant Day

    by Elianehaykal | 12th of August, 2015

    Today is World Elephant Day, that majestic creature whose plight should be heard. Poaching, exploitation for circus entertainment, zoo confinement, elephant riding, etc. are wrecking havoc on the survival of this endangered species & its wellbeing. Photographers can... More
  • Zone Focusing and When to Use it

    by Matthewcuda | 14th of July, 2015

    You are setup in a place where the wildlife is very close and moving at high speed. You have very little time to react, so you pick up the camera and try to use your focusing points to get a good focus lock on the subject and begin to fire away. In only a moment's time the... More
  • Tips for farm photography

    by Adammeadows12 | 30th of June, 2015

    Farms are seen as a dirty place, but through the lens of a camera so much beauty can be captured. As a farmer by day and a photographer by night one thing I can ensure you is that you should be prepared at all times. Prepare yourself and your equipment for dirt and dust,... More
  • Capturing the beauty of Venice

    by Andreamangoni | 26th of June, 2015

    There are some cities in the world that seems to be a little piece of magic; Venice is undoubtely among these.   Venice could be an eternal source of inspiration even for its monuments and its stunning architecture, to watch - and be photographed! - especially at... More
  • Where is your focus?

    by Matthewcuda | 26th of June, 2015

    Focus can be thought of in two general ways in photography. There is the idea of focusing our creativity and our energy into making a great photograph and there is the physical act of focusing the camera. Both of these concepts are intimately linked and this article is going... More
  • Celebrating 1° place

    by Bennymarty | 15th of June, 2015

    Thanks to all for voting me on this last "Country life" Assignment, granting me the first place :) I take part to every assignment, since one year, but never won anything... So the first place is a very lucky strike for me :) I'm glad you have... More
  • Backgrounds for Nature Photography

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of June, 2015

    We have all had the experience of taking the family to a commercial portrait studio to have some family photos made. We all get dressed up in our Sunday best, comb our hair and probably look and act as if we are going to a funeral rather than a festive photography adventure.... More
  • My first assignment

    by Peterzsuzsa | 10th of June, 2015

    Hi everyone! I'm new in the photography with an entry level camera:) I started uploading photos to dreamstime in november last year, and this is my first assignment, and I'm very excited cause my photos were accepted:) Yeah! Here are my photos:        More

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