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  • My first 100$ payment from Dreamstime!!!

    by M4rio1979 | 19th of July, 2012

    And here it is...after one year and two months. With only 167 files online, I have 64 sales and my first 100$. Thanks to all buyers and to Dreamstime also. I feel great. I used this money to buy myself an amazing Minolta 50mm 1.7 prime lens, which is a must-have to any... More
  • FREE Firmware update for Canon EOS 7D comes to the US

    by Chanevy | 18th of July, 2012

    I came across this information accidentally, and wanted to be sure that all you EOS 7D photogs are aware of the update coming out the beginning of August. It sounds great and will cause me to love my 7D even more. First, it is FREE. And, if it's free, it's for me.... More
  • Review: 70-200 4L USM

    by Chanevy | 18th of July, 2012

    I debated long and hard before buying this lense. It cost more than I had ever spent on glass before. And what I really wanted was the f2.8. But, if I went with the 2.8, I knew that I would need IS due to the weight of the lense and that added significantly to the cost.... More
  • Lesson number 2: The lens

    by Kimdeadman | 11th of July, 2012

    Continuing on from my first post on camera bodies (camera bodies - lesson 1), here is a bit of extremely basic information on camera lenses, in plain, simple English. As before, I am writing this with novice photographers in mind; those who are new to the world of SLR and... More
  • Viva Las Vegas!

    by Peanutroaster | 7th of July, 2012

    I recently joined my wife on a trip to Las Vegas at the end of June. She attended a conference at Mandalay Bay Resort and Conference Center and I tagged along for the fun. Each morning I'd join her for a walk down to the conference center, say goodbye and then start... More
  • Southern Europe - dramatic but oh so beautiful

    by Elifranssens | 29th of June, 2012

    One hears a lot of talk these days about Southern Europe: Greece, Spain, Italy. Unfortunately most of this talk is rather negative, it's almost always about the dramatic economic situation these countries are in. I just wanted to remind you all that there's... More
  • Nokia 808 Pureview - Never miss a stock photo moment?!

    by Retina2020 | 28th of June, 2012

    I've been a photography enthusiast for decades and have seen photography advance over the years. However with the launch of Nokia's 808 Pureview smartphone, photography is going to be changed forever. Anyone that has studied photography would have came across the example... More
  • Welcome to Sardinia

    by Ewamewa2 | 21st of June, 2012

    Few days ago I came back from beautiful Sardinia. In fact, I spent most of the time in Cagliari and around (I went there for a conference). I invite you to see my images. Let us hope there will be more of them as 5 are still pending.... Panoramas of Cagliari's port (with... More
  • Food photography and herbs

    by Jimakosbook | 5th of June, 2012

    Hi to all JUST A TIP I always thought that fresh herbs will make my food photos pop up I have always some pots of fresh herbs in my kitchen such MINT, OREGANO and PARSLEY It is very easy to have those herbs, just little water, and the result is fabulous, something... More
  • 400 downloads and rising:

    by Newsfocus1 | 24th of May, 2012

    This month I had the pleasure of reaching a total of 400 downloads on Dreamstime. The images that did it were two of the seafront at Mandraki on the Greek island of Nisyros. They sold at the same time to (I assume) the same buyer so jointly get the award as sale number 400.... More
  • What is noise and how to handle it? (in 5 minutes ;)

    by Parkinsonsniper | 18th of May, 2012

    Hi everyone, I think noise (or “grain” as called in the analog photography) is the most common problem of most of us, especially for photographers who work outdoor without artificial lighting. There are many softwares, plugins and filters who try to deal... More
  • Professional vs. Amateur Photographer

    by Crazydaizy99 | 11th of May, 2012

    I have been scouring the blogs lately and I have seen a certain wall between professional photographers and amateur photographers. I have read the arguments that anyone with a digital camera can now snap a decent shot and upload "stock" photos and essentially dilute the stock... More
  • BLAUSEE, SWITZERLAND

    by Akulamatiau | 18th of April, 2012

    I have been postponing the trip to Blausee, Switzerland since I arrived in Geneva in 2009. A little background, Blausee is a small lake near Kandersteg, Switzerland. What makes this lake so breathtakingly beautiful is its crystal clear blue water.... More
  • Arnold Newman's art

    by Shadow69 | 17th of April, 2012

    Although my approach has become popularly known as environmental portraiture, it only suggests a part of what I have been doing and am doing. Overlooked is that my approach is also symbolic and impressionistic or whatever label one cares to use. So said Arnold Newman... More
  • The crazy life of webmaster

    by Fantasyart | 10th of April, 2012

    24 hours online at all times pending business. Day and night typing code. The laptop... accessory that is already part of our body. Ohhh ... "Neo" your legacy is a curse :-) See Article
  • Sale of cigarettes cartoons

    by Fengai | 10th of April, 2012

    No smoking I drew an illustration cigarette smoking bans. Pictures do not buy. So many people smoke? or image is not an index dreamstime image More
  • 23 sales in March

    by Yellowind | 31st of March, 2012

    Hi, How was your month? Mine had 23 sales, though most of them were subscriptions, so had not got plenty of gold :) This month was lucky for uploading more to me, because of a few photo sessions with models. And the acceptance ratio has grown a bit. Well waiting for... More
  • The problem of the darkness

    by Gong777 | 28th of March, 2012

    Hi! Today i want you to devide the solution of problem! i tried many times to take photos at night/but My photos suffered from loads of noise! please! help. what should i do? See Article
  • Mont Blanc Massif Using Panoramic Technique

    by Akulamatiau | 26th of March, 2012

    Hi guys Hope everyone is working hard now the cold winter is finally over. I took these pictures using the panoramic technique. To get more foreground in the image it is advisable to position the camera vertically. Overlap the second shot about 30 percent of the frame... More
  • Good tip for making panoramic images...

    by Markogt | 22nd of March, 2012

    I have posted one tutorial with images to my webpage. It shows an easy way to make panoramic images. You can read this in here. This is one sample image that is made using same principles. This is only one possibility. Does anybody know some other... More

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