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My first approved photos on Dreamstime
posted by m4rio1979 - 6th of july, 2011
I joined this community just recently. I wanted to take a shot at micro-stock photography. I am also new in dslr world. Really like macro photography, but i am pretty sure that i will need to do a much more then just a macro photography... More...
Upload № 400!
posted by omegatransfer - 24th of june, 2011
I am happy to share with you two facts about my portfolio development: Fact № 1: I just reached 400 images in my portfolio. The lucky picture is this one: Fact № 2: This picture is the first one shot with my brand new... More...
Rhododendron tomentosum, the Beauty of Peat Bogs
posted by taina10 - 22nd of june, 2011
Rhododendron tomentosum (Marsh Labrador Tea, syn. Ledum palustre) is a low shrub (usually about 30-100 cm tall) with evergreen leaves and delicate white inflorescences or clusters of flowers. Related to the large and showy Rhododendrons... More...
Macro lenses and pics
posted by yuritz - 9th of june, 2011
Last week was going to buy a new lense and to start with the macro photography,captured by the beautiful images I have seen around lately. Went to the shop and asked for the Tamron 90mm f2.8 which is a great one and not too expensive,... More...
Heading outside... A follow up
posted by llareggub - 17th of may, 2011
I wrote a blog a few weeks ago about the break of spring and the excitement of heading outside to take pictures and thought I would follow it up with some observations (and pictures) :) My first observation is how high the bar... More...
This is me :)
posted by taylorgracephotography - 10th of may, 2011
I'm new to this world of stock photography. I thought I was a decent photographer until I had photo after photo rejected. Wow what a blow to the good 'ol ego. Sheesh! So this is where I stand as of today, and I thought I would share... More...
Macro Photography Tips
posted by allwebs - 9th of may, 2011
Pixalweb photographer explains why he fell in love with macro photography and shares his tips with amateur photographers. He also shares with our readers his favorite macro shots. Anyone who has visited my Flickr gallery would... More...
Tips On Underwater Macro Aquatic Photography
posted by crookid - 7th of april, 2011
Photographing underwater subjects can be tricky, at sometimes nearly impossible. Instead of taking my camera under the murky depths, I bring the subjects up and place them into a special small portable aquarium I built with a plastic... More...
Heading outside :)
posted by llareggub - 1st of april, 2011
I'm heading into my 4th month of taking photographs for Stock and the change in weather has seen me head outside and see what I can get from nature. I did a 365 project last year and rapidly discovereed I love taking pictures... More...
Macro Stabilization Tips
posted by crookid - 1st of april, 2011
The American Toad - Bufo americanus is a quite common species in the Midwest. This charming looking fellow happened to be the cream of the crop, magnificent eyes and very willing to work with me. On this particular day, when this... More...
posted by nikmd - 24th of january, 2011
Shooting droplets is fun and exciting.. Shoot either a static water drop or a drop in motion....All that is needed is liquid ( water, milk etc.), preferably a macro lens on manual focus, a tripod and a cable release and a trigger happy... More...
New Lens
posted by ziprashantzi - 19th of november, 2010
Hi DT Family, Today I got my new Canon EF-100mm Macro Lens. Its cool lens with fast focusing speed. I am pretty happy with that. Thank you very much for helping me choose right lens for me as earlier I asked all of you in my previous... More...
Planning to buy a Macro lens
posted by subhra2jyoti - 15th of november, 2010
Dear fellow photographers, I am planning to buy Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX MACRO DG len for my Sony Alpha 200W DSLR. Is there any body having this lens ?? If so, I would like to have some feedback on it .. Thanks & regards,... More...
Macro Lens ? Confusion ????
posted by ziprashantzi - 5th of november, 2010
Hi DT Family, I am very confused as which Macro lens to buy. I have Canon 450D (12mp) and want to buy a Canon make Macro Lens. I don't want to buy any others' make as I am not very sure if they would work fine or not for me. I have... More...
+700 images Online
posted by ziprashantzi - 5th of november, 2010
Hello DT Family, Its a great pleasure for me to share my happiness with you that today I have completed successfully my target of +700 images. My first and last images of this upload batch are shown below . Now as I am becoming more... More...
How to do Macro Photography
posted by arturm - 18th of october, 2010
When we take macro photography pictures, we have three choices of optical solution: special macro lenses, intermediate rings (extension tubes) or bellows, and macro filters, which are screwed to the lens, just like a typical photographic... More...
600 pics online :)
posted 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... More...
Over The Top Finally At 100 + Uploads And Macro Photography
posted by secmaster - 14th of july, 2010
I had originally aimed at breaking the 100 upload barrier within my first year as a member of DT, but instead it took me 14 months but I finally managed to break the 100 upload barrier and am now sitting at 103 accepted uploads.... More...
My first Macro photo accepted!
posted 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... More...
With my first payment
posted by angelaravaioli - 26th of march, 2010
I received my first payment and I am very happy. With this small gain I would buy extension tubes that are not too expensive, and so I could resume of macro photpgrafy that as very good quality/price ratio. I remember that with the... More...
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