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  • Masters of Light

    by Ellenboughn | 30th of July, 2007

    Lots of blog talk lately about what differentiates a pro from an amateur. If an image has what it takes, I don’t care who took it. Could be a top photographer or my Aunt Nellie: it’s a professional image. But on the over all career level, it’s usually the light that... More
  • Weather and Sport

    by Yorgy67 | 14th of October, 2014

    While travelling recently around Bavaria, I was quite impressed by Allianz Arena stadium in Munich. Having seen its night pictures before and having made a tour over it in the afternoon, I made up my mind to return there in the evening, when it is lightened with different... More
  • Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

    by Adrizoon | 12th of October, 2014

    Couple of years ago I visited the Big Bazaar in Istanbul. This Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 60 covered streets and about 5,000 shops. It's a real shopping experience! Well known for its jewellery, hand-painter ceramics, carpets,... More
  • Times are changing

    by Gmargittai | 30th of September, 2014

    Want to share what I saw the other day. We were invited to a wedding. The venue was at a "ranch" outside the city, well not a real ranch although they had a few farm animals more for showing. The real business is to have weddings and other events. As this is California one... More
  • Creative Light (part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 4th of September, 2014

    I just re-read my original article about creative light (here). Given that there are over 25,000,000 stock images here at Dreamstime as I write this, using creative light has never been more important. Creative light in your photos... More
  • First studio photo download

    by Jaap2861 | 14th of August, 2014

    I like the country life. I like gardening. And I like the photo studio too. So once in a while I climb the stairs to go to my studio. I bought a piece of black shiny plexiglass. I bought some secondhand stuff, like lamp holders and a projection screen. And I bought new LED... More
  • Photography Resources

    by Iheartcountryphoto | 30th of July, 2014

    I am fairly new to photography, well officially, and since joining DT a year and a half ago have improved tremendously! My photography is a hobby, which I would love to make a career of someday, that I truely enjoy learning about and improving on. DT has assisted me in... More
  • 6 Tips for Photographing Cars

    by Designroast | 29th of July, 2014

    Shooting high-quality photographs can be a great way to show off your brand new sports car or to quickly sell a vehicle that you are looking to get rid of. Unfortunately, we aren't all professional photographers (yet!), and it can be pretty intimidating to try and capture... More
  • Color corrected light, product photography and RAW mode

    by Henrymm | 13th of July, 2014

    Dear all, Few silly questions here. I like to try product photography lately. What I heard is all light sources have to be same temperature/color. 1)So I would like to know is there any impact of lighting (if they are in different temp/color) in final image if I shoot... More
  • Action Photography - IS or not to IS?

    by Robinstockphotos | 26th of June, 2014

    Action photography can include photographing and freezing the motion of anything that moves – and moves fast. There are plenty of situations that can come under the category of high speed action photography like sports and bird-in-flight situations, even rock concerts... More
  • Expect the unexpected

    by Glennmart | 22nd of June, 2014

    After doing a lot of research I decided that stock photography was going to be a way of keeping my photography interests afire and give me a reason to constantly be thinking about the world and how it can be captured. So after some advice from an accomplished stock photographer... More
  • Iceland, the land of waterfalls and old Norse Gods

    by Nikitu | 19th of June, 2014

    Iceland is that remote island we always imagine sitting in a precarious equilibrium between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean, where volcanoes erupt with the vengeance of the old Gods of Valhalla. But Iceland is also a country of wonders, where the Aurora Borealis... More
  • Highlight Tone Priority explained

    by Robinstockphotos | 17th of June, 2014

    Applies to: Canon EOS digital Rebel DSLR cameras, general concept applies to entire line of Canon DSLRs There is a lot of confusion regarding the highlight tone priority and how it works. The internet is full of misleading and completely weird information on the subject... More
  • Lights out or bye bye photography

    by Myriiel | 9th of May, 2014

    We made plans to go on a trip. We decided the date for late May, early June. Then we started dreaming. I used to dream of relaxation (people see me as a lazy person, therefore i dream about free time) and she was dreaming of traveling. This image is not part of my dream... More
  • EQUIPMENT FOR BEGINNERS in stock photography

    by Newnow | 1st of May, 2014

    Hello again everyone, As I promised in my first blog that I would next write something about equipment for newbies in stock photography, here I am. I have to say that I was very surprised how many people actually read my first blog and I am very happy that most of them... More
  • Photoshop Tutorial: "Light Painting".

    by FabioConcetta | 3rd of April, 2014

    Greetings to all my friends and members of Dreamstime! I created another tutorial on Photoshop which I hope will be useful, both to enrich their cultural photographic, is to actually improve the quality of their photographs. Press on and open an image file on which to work.... More
  • Painting with Light

    by Mrallen | 22nd of March, 2014

    Fiber-Optic Light Painting The photographic technique of 'Painting with Light' has been around since the very early days of photography. WHAT IS LIGHT PAINTING ? Light painting is a photographic technique in which exposures are made by moving a hand-held... More
  • Track Your DT Earnings Easy

    by Fotoeye75 | 16th of March, 2014

    Want to be able to see exactly how much money you have earned for a single days worth of shooting, an individual model or any other subject matter .. and have it continuously up to date? 1) Before you do anything, decide exactly what you want to track .. a location, model,... More
  • Finding Light in Nature

    by Enviux | 11th of December, 2013

    In conversations with other photographers of varying degrees of experience, it usually does not take long to get to the topic of light and lighting. To be brutally honest with myself, I struggle with it. Especially when taking my outdoor shots. Because let’s face it. You... More
  • Lightboxes

    by CLCoker | 9th of December, 2013

    Hello! Could someone explain what a lightbox is? I appreciate your time! Thanks! See Article

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