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  • You Say 'Macro'. I Say Maybe...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of June, 2008

    What ever you call it, macro photography (taken with a macro lens or a micro lens as one manufacturer calls their macro lens) is NOT simply a close-up image. What’s the difference between "close-ups", "macros", and "micrographs"... More
  • A watch

    by Johnnierunner | 22nd of February, 2014

    Hi, my dear fellows! I need your feedback and critique on this new photo. Thank you! :) See Article
  • New macro lens!

    by Matthiase | 7th of January, 2014

    I bought my first macro lens a few day ago and i really enjoy it=). Here are some images i've taken with it See Article
  • Before and after photos!

    by Victoriam99 | 3rd of October, 2013

    Who doesn’t love a before and after photo comparison – whether it’s a weight loss success or a home renovation? As a weight loss mind coach I work with clients on an internal transformation. I show my clients how to move from a “Weight loss is hard and I can... More
  • Goal at 200 photos!

    by Cousy86 | 9th of May, 2013

    Finnaly rached 200 photos!Actualy little more already,225,but i wont stop!:) See Article
  • My first focus stacked image

    by Risto40 | 6th of March, 2012

    Sometimes, especially in macro world, we want to take a picture of something so that the background is soft or blurry but the main subject is completely in focus. Then we use wide apertures to get that effect. But with wide aperture, the depth of field becomes very shallow... More
  • Frog in the bathroom ...

    by Bevanward | 28th of November, 2011

    On a recent work trip I opted to leave the toliet for Sebastian, a Green Tree Frog who I named after it seemed he wasn't hopping away. He spent his time either right in the bowl itself or under the rim. I found moths around the outdoor lights which he gladly ate in exchange... More
  • Microsoft Officially Closes Skype Deal

    by Deejaybtr | 16th of October, 2011

    Microsoft has officially announced that it has completed it’s deal to acquire Skype for $8.5 billion, a deal that was announced back in May 2011. Microsoft said that Skype will become a new business unit at Microsoft that will be headed by Tony Bates, currently the CEO... More
  • Italian Wikipedia Closed

    by Roberto1977 | 5th of October, 2011

    This is the motivation. Another brilliant idea of ​​our esteemed Prime Minister... See Article
  • Who is not afraid lose, is the people will be possible to win.

    by Zhuanghua | 11th of July, 2011

    Tonight I read a wonderful quote from Bai YanSong, a famous TV host in China's CCTV: Who is not afraid lose, is the people will be possible to win. For me, I think it's suited to upload image to Dreamstime, too. For me, It's long time from I uploaded image to DT,... More
  • Animals at close range

    by Matijakeber | 2nd of May, 2011

    Have you ever had problems with shooting wild animals at close range? Well if you want to picture an animal you have to know at least a few things about her; when does it come out of shelter or whatever (usually early morning or at twilight), what sense does it have advanced(... More
  • Wildlife Photography: Getting Close

    by Visceralimage | 4th of February, 2011

    Have you ever wondered how wildlife photographers get images that have the animal large in the frame? Most would say, you must have a really long lens. Well, yes I do have a 600mm and both a 1.4X and 1.7X teleconverter; but a long lens is useless over a long distance because... More
  • Low cost food photography

    by Hermes-sicily | 28th of January, 2011

    I think that food photography is a very funny sector: colorful compositions, tasty meals... it's simply cool. But is it possible to do food photography without expensive macro lenses or an own food stylist ? I would say yes. Maybe you'll not obtain that fantastic pictures... More
  • Competition is strong....

    by Cristalloid | 3rd of October, 2010

    One of the competitors of DT is going to close it's doors by the end of 2010: the German Polylooks. Read more here: End of Polylooks, Part I or here: End of Polylooks, Part II The authors of the above mentioned article wrote that Polylooks, that is owned by the... More
  • 600 pics online :)

    by Risto40 | 27th of July, 2010

    Wow, finally another big round number. As being very busy with everyday work that does not leave much time for photography, it took many many long months to reach from 500 to 600 pictures online. Hopefully the next hundred arrives faster :) And of course, the picture used... More
  • My first Macro photo accepted!

    by Jdanne | 7th of April, 2010

    After struggling with my new macro lens I got my first macro photo accepted! Macro photography is a world of it's own. Poor depth of sharpness needs a high aperture value, which easily causes a shaken photo. You need strong light with the disadvantage of hard shadowing.... More
  • Getting closer

    by Risto40 | 21st of March, 2010

    My last blog article was a submitted a really long time ago, somewhere in November 2009 which was about discovering a new world. This one is mostly like a follow-up. So, first of all, the lens was actually MP-E 65mm, not 60mm. But 5mm more or less, i guess not a big difference... More
  • Attaining Macro Magnifications

    by Elimitchell | 19th of March, 2010

    Macro photography has intrigued me because it reveals a world of something you have never noticed before, and it blows it up to a striking life-size image. Macro photography has yielded numerous amazing discoveries in otherwise seemingly mundane subjects. Let's take a look... More
  • Waiting to become exclusive

    by Dmccale | 6th of January, 2010

    I did it! I closed my accounts on three other sites. NOW I AM Waiting to become EXCLUSIVE. WOW, I think this is a good move for me. I sell more here, get better percent and I love the pricing for selling your rights. And the best thing about this site. YOU ARE ALL GREAT!... More
  • Another new collection

    by Patl | 1st of November, 2009

    I decided to create yet another new collection this AM. It is called... Close up photos Let me know if you would like me to add any of your photos to the collection. I would like macros, micros, or very high quality cose ups. Please limit to one photo / contributor. More

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