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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
  • Point of View

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of March, 2008

    Fresh out of ideas? Your creative meter stuck on zero? Got the late winter idea blahs? I recommend reading this. It’s rather long but hey, if you are stuck in a morass of boredom with your creative brain flat lining, what else do you have to do? Or you can go to YouTube... More
  • Want to say hello ...

    by Digikhmer | 23rd of September, 2015

    This is my first macro footage and this guy is really scoffer before fly away ... Please, click on the picture to view the footage.      See Article
  • My first stock photos

    by Fotopacza | 27th of July, 2015

    Hi, I'd like to share with You a short tale about my first two stock phtotos. Unfortunately still without sale. First one is macro - very nice vintage metal flower, which is an element of an old rusty gateway between the old Warsaw church the name Św. Katarzyny and... More
  • Some fast tips on photographing insects and other invertebrates

    by Andreamangoni | 27th of June, 2015

    Insects are a very interesting subject to photograph. Can be useful, however, to have some foresight, to get a better result.   Know your "enemy" insects are an interesting subject to photograph because they are virtually everywhere, but it must be familiar... More
  • Macroworld

    by Pettys | 14th of March, 2015

    Hello everyone I'd like to show you some macro photos from my gallery. Hope you will like it. Peter               More
  • My Favourite Backgrounds

    by Avenikolas | 6th of March, 2015

    I would like to show you three of my backgrounds which I really love. Maybe just because all of them are simple. And of course because I just bought new camera and I want to learn what all I could do with that. :) First one was really hard to take, because I had Olympus... More
  • Amazing! Macro shoot from my ricoh gr v

    by Pakinai17 | 18th of February, 2015

    Amazing! macro shoot from my ricoh gr v.Photos distances much closer Taken from the camera That did not take long for the attunement . It is difficult to take out.                 More
  • The Spirit of the Season is in the details

    by Afranklin116 | 17th of December, 2014

    Each season has quintessential images. Usually these images are small details that evoke big memories. Here are a few seasonal photos that demonstrate the impact of detail-focused photography:         What images come to mind when you think about winter,... More
  • Macro Photography: A bright new world

    by Clewisleake | 21st of August, 2014

    I've been doing photography steady on Dreamstime for about a year now Not knowing what to expect I snapped the lens on my camera and headed out into the woods seeking bugs, frogs, flowers and anything else that eluded my daily walk around a 28-105 lens. After an interesting... 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
  • Tamron

    by Thammarsten | 21st of January, 2014

    I'm super happy with my new lens Tamron SP AF 70-200/2, 8 Di IF Macro for Nikon AF, takes great pictures in all conditions and is an affordable lens. Should you invest in a new lens so I recommend this lens, its without stabilizer, but if you can photograph technology... More
  • 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
  • Macro Photography Ethics

    by Robinstockphotos | 21st of December, 2013

    It is after a long time that I am writing, I have been busy with a lot of things...leaving school life behind and getting into a college on the opposite side of the country...and believe me India is a vast country. Away from family, away from familiar people, the months are... More
  • Creativity and ingenuity

    by Baspentrubas | 16th of November, 2013

    I found an interesting article about how to make macro pictures with cheap tools. This demonstrates that human ingenuity and creativity matter most. These days we are bombarded with all kinds of technology and we tend to strive for the most professional cameras thinking that... More
  • Alternative Strobist lightning for beauty fashion shoot.

    by Karelnoppe | 26th of September, 2013

    Sometimes traveling with heavy photographic gear could be an issue, especially by plain these days with all the luggage restrictions. For me the answer is the marvelous world of Strobist photography with wireless triggers,portable light boxes, speedlights ect. This particular... More
  • Advice on macro lenses!

    by Sindorei | 15th of September, 2013

    Hello dreamstimers!! I am looking to buy myself a good macro lens for my Canon 700D body! I have read some info about the Tamron AF 60/2 Di-II LD lens which has a very good price and seems like a good lens, but I somehow, wouldn't like to go with my first pic, at least... More
  • My artificial island made for insect macro shoots

    by Alvera | 9th of September, 2013

    I made this micro-island from plastic, sand, rocks and seashells and I put on it various insects. A photo studio for these tiny "models". Is very comfortable to shoot on this island, I can rotate it for good angle. This video show the moment when I put a can full of caterpillars... More
  • Check out my talented friend !

    by Matthiase | 22nd of August, 2013

    Have a look at my friend's images, he has just gotten in to the stock business, give him some support. He is a master of macro i think, I really enjoy to see what he's uploading. And I'm very excited yet to see he's first sale =). Mackan88 More
  • Tripods...Useful or Too Heavy to Carry?

    by Tempestz | 28th of May, 2013

    Many of you already know that in order to capture tack sharp images either with a macro lens or a telephoto, you must use a sturdy tripod. Additionally, using a shutter release and changing the setting within your camera to keep the mirror up, will all help assure the... More

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