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  • Photography can be so dangerous sometimes

    by Katey997 | 27th of August, 2014

    Well after a few days of nonstop rain, today i thought i try my new canon 100mm L 2.8 macro out for size but it didn't go to plan. About one mile in on my walk i started feeling really weak, i thought oh no not again, my blood sugar levels started to drop and i had no... More
  • My review of Canon 18-200mm standard lens

    by Katey997 | 20th of August, 2014

    I've never done a review so here goes. what do i think of the canon 18-200mm standard lens, i've owned this lens for a year now and it does have some good points, they are it's zoom range and a reliable I.S. sharpness i would say isn't that bad but i'm using it on my canon... More
  • photography with the canon "pancake" 40 mm

    by Physi28 | 3rd of August, 2014

    Due to health limitations during the past months I passed from traveling far abroad with my 300 mmm f2.8 canon lens and the canon 5D III, heavy (!) to stay near to my home and use exclusively a 40 mm "pancake" lens from Canon. This inexpensive little lens hardly protrudes... More
  • Highlight Tone Priority explained

    by Robinstockphotos | 17th of June, 2014

    Applies to: Canon EOS digital Rebel DSLR cameras, general concept applies to entire line of Canon DSLRs There is a lot of confusion regarding the highlight tone priority and how it works. The internet is full of misleading and completely weird information on the subject... More
  • Do NOT use image stabilization!

    by Robinstockphotos | 29th of May, 2014

    No, do not panic if you have it turned on. Image stabilization is a term used for Canon equipment, which is technically stabilization of optical elements inside of a lens to reduce vibration caused by hand movements or vibrations of small magnitude. Getting back to... More
  • Canon EOS M After using it..

    by Gear76 | 14th of November, 2013

    I Bought a Canon EOS M couple of months back for my trip to the states. Now after using it for the 22 days trip shooting more than 2000 photos there some likes and some dislike about the camera. Let me share the Specs of the camera first as some of my photographers friends... More
  • Canon 6D or Canon 5D Mark II

    by Adrea | 8th of October, 2013

    Hello, By Christmas i wanna make myself a nice give a new camera and i dont know what to get Canon 6D or Canon 5D MarkII. I willing to use it for stock photography 90% of the time. Can you please help me with some advice in what to choose cause is a hard one for me.... More
  • rejected image, creative solutions

    by Wimseyed | 19th of September, 2013

    enough flowers in the database, so a creative solution for my waterlilly hi folks, within a few months I am two years on dreamstime I think my portfolio is getting better, more diverse, containerships are my best selling items, meanwhile I upgraded again, started... 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
  • Which camera brand?

    by Fredbro | 31st of May, 2013

    Lately, I attended a portrait photography seminar. When it all started, the teacher asked the group to divide itself in two : those with Canon cameras on the left side and those with Nikon on the right side. The people with other camera brands had to go with the group that... More
  • Dust in Sensor

    by Vtr | 20th of May, 2013

    In one of my recent trips I have end up having some dust in my sensor and my attempts to clean this had caused more damage than help. I tried the local canon service center but they would not help as my EOS 350 D is too old and is no longer supported. The only option that... More
  • Uncertain about how best to upgrade camera

    by Sindorei | 28th of April, 2013

    Hi, I've been shooting with a Canon EOS 400D since the model came out (6-7 years ago) and although I upgraded with lenses I am now finally going towards that already late body upgrade. I've been reading reviews of different models and I've narrowed it all down to either... More
  • Rambling Review: Phone, P&S or DSLR

    by Chanevy | 8th of April, 2013

    I read a lot of reviews before I buy equipment and they are somewhat useful, but sometimes they seem out of touch with the reality of stock photography. Noise free ISO up to 1million? Ummmm, maybe for Facebook posts but not so much if you are a pixel peeping photo enthusiast.... More
  • My very own DSLR camera...at last

    by Eclecticelegance | 10th of February, 2013

    Hello again. :-) Long time, no blog-eth. Oh, well. :oops: I've had a busy year so far, and I'm a senior now at my university, so I'm focusing on finishing up and graduating. ;-) But! I did make a very important purchase over last summer--I finally bought my DLSR... More
  • Compact camera or pancake lens?

    by Martingraf | 30th of January, 2013

    Lately I realized that I wasn't using my Canon 5D II as much as I should. I also realized that about 70 percent of my uploads were done with my compact camera Canon G1X. Well the reason was quite obvious - I had my Canon G1X most of the time with me when I went travelling,... More
  • Latest CANON Digital Photo professional (DPP) UPDATE

    by BCritchley | 18th of December, 2012

    Are you a CANON user and use CANON's Digital Photo Professional (DPP) to work your RAW files. Well there has been some very good improvements made with an update on December 12, 2012. If you already have older versions running on your system, including the EOS UTILITY... More
  • Viewfinder or LCD screen? Bet Cartier-Bresson would've gone LCD!

    by Alamourus | 15th of December, 2012

    Just got the new Canon M shipped in from Hong Kong (no shipping, tax or duty charges!) and it has no viewfinder. For a lot of people, that is a big omission and it weighed heavily on my mind before I decided to purchase it. I've had compacts before and they are ok but... More
  • Used Canon 6D

    by Chanevy | 8th of November, 2012

    I was poking around on Amazon.com. They have used 6D's at a significant discount. There is more information at Fun Photography They are advertised as like new and it is hard to see how they could have much use on them. I know some people have been anxious to get... More
  • Addressing all happy Canon users

    by Alexsleepy | 3rd of October, 2012

    Hello, Last month i decided i wanted to part from my old Canon 400D and its kit lens. Now I face one big decision: which Canon body should become my "new partner in crime"? At the moment my options are the follwing: 1. Canon 7D 2. Canon 5D mark II 3. Canon 6D (which... More
  • Vibration Reduction or IS

    by Thammarsten | 22nd of August, 2012

    Wondered, why VR (Vibration Reduction) had different names and were little, confused when I saw that there were different names on different brands. so I googled a bit and found this! Same technology, different brand names. Pretty much the same technology under different... More

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