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Macro world in your own garden
posted by risto40 - 21st of june, 2012
Weekends at cottage offers a good change for taking photographs of nature and this spring I took a bit closer look in what is going on in my garden. I have one extreme macro lens which, due to its limitations, most of the time... More...
My first 50 sold photos
posted by m4rio1979 - 18th of june, 2012
Well here it is...my first 50 sales on Dreamstime after one year and two months when I have joined DT. This is my latest sold image of Pamukkale in Turkey. This image is sold four times so far and I think it is currently image... More...
High magnification macro photography on Dreamstime
posted by m4rio1979 - 9th of june, 2012
Macro photography is why I have started my photography seriously two years ago. World of insects, bugs, spiders. To be able to see such a small details of a small jumping spider, or a ladybug, butterfly, dragonfly or just a house fly,... More...
New lens and hopefully some more pictures
posted by llareggub - 16th of may, 2012
I have been very quiet on the photography front for a few monhs, winter was brutal and cold and planting season is always very busy! However I have taken some of my macrostock earnings and invested in a couple of new lenses, the Tamron... More...
Extreme Macro
posted by radub85 - 8th of may, 2012
Hello, i haven't posted for a while and i wanted to share with you my new photos made with a reversed 55mm lens on extension tubes. I will try to go even closer with a reversed 28mm lens, as you know as the focal distance goes wider... More...
How to increase the sales of images with animals.
posted by banol2007 - 18th of december, 2011
The selling of images is hardly difficult, complicated business with high competition. Our success in it is the result of cooperation and good skilled work of DT and contributors as the team. The collection of DT has nearly 500.... More...
My first dragonfly sold!!!
posted by m4rio1979 - 15th of december, 2011
Yesterday I went exclusive, today I sold my first dragonfly image :). Here is my sold winner: I'm happy because dragonflies are my favorite macro subjects, and if anyone of you here love to shoot dragonflies, than you must now... More...
Winter has arrived
posted by bradcalkins - 8th of december, 2011
Winter arrived in Calgary in full force last weekend, with a big snow dump and cold temperatures passing through 0 C... I had a tarp covering our lawn furniture that freezing rain pooled on and froze. I grabbed a chunk of the ice... More...
How to take macro shots - the cheap way
posted by radub85 - 7th of december, 2011
Hello this is my first post on the blog here, and i decided to explain something about how to take macro shots, without a true macro lens. Because i have a Nikon camera i will exemplify with some accessories for Nikon. You can take... More...
My first Level 4 picture
posted by yogiproductions - 7th of december, 2011
Thank you all of you for the support I reached my first level 4 with my macro picture of the tasty coffee beans. I cant find the people how bought my pictures but thanks to all of them and all the Dreamstime Team. All the best for... More...
Results from DIY $5 studio set.
posted by bspujari - 1st of december, 2011
Recently I came across a blog article about how to make a cheap studio for macro photography. The idea is pretty simple. Take a cardboard box, slice three of its sides and glue the tissue paper on them. Inside the box put a nice long... More...
Frog in the bathroom ...
posted 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... More...
My butterfly macro photography tips for beginners
posted by m4rio1979 - 27th of september, 2011
I have some tips for all of you that have just started to do macro photography of insects. I want to share what I have learned a few days ago when I was going to shoot some butterflies. It is very hard to get close to these beautiful... More...
Getting Into Macrophotography: My Two Cents Worth
posted by edayrit100 - 28th of august, 2011
Macrophotography is a lot of fun and one of the most rewarding kind of photography you can do. But it can also be an expensive proposition --- the camera, the lens, and the medical bills if you happen to annoy a few insects in the... More...
Macro on the Cheap
posted by llareggub - 24th of august, 2011
I love taking pictures of leetle things and someone else wrote a great blog about week ago about their approach using extension tubes. I use a raynox DCR150 macro dipter to take my macro shots and whilst it is limited in comparison... More...
Macro, cheaply
posted by vogonify - 19th of august, 2011
Wanted to share a couple of images which are now online that I shot using extension tubes. The first was fairly easy of inanimate objects. The one with the spider was a bit difficult given that it was fidgeting around its web and... More...
The Challenges of Macrophotography
posted by edayrit100 - 7th of august, 2011
Macrophotography presents its own set of challenges quite distinct from your usual photography. First of all, you have to spring for the lens, and that's nothing to sneeze at. Then, you have to get dirty --- I mean, you have to kneel,... More...
Summer is a great time to...
posted by taina10 - 27th of july, 2011
write your text here ...enjoy the blue sky, daydream at interesting cloud formations and capture some of them. The light is amazing; in June it's brighter, in July it is more golden. ... photograph wildflowers... More...
Going Manual
posted by mlhead - 25th of july, 2011
I started shooting pictures in college back in the day when you used a light meter, everything on the camera was manual and post processing consisted of a bit of dodging and burning on the enlarger. Needless to say the move to digital... More...
Lightbox Tent photography
posted by digikhmer - 15th of july, 2011
I love to photography the landscape and cityscape. Unfortunately, it seems that it is not quite high demand. Most of the time, they are not considered as "stock oriented" picture when I tried some creative or so called artistic point... More...
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