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  • Shooting to get it the first time

    by Circed | 22nd of October, 2014

    Portfolio Circe Denyer  Shooting for Dreamstime has given my photography focus. Literally. The goal I have is to shoot with the end in mind. No cropping, no Photoshop, the right shot in the "can". This required me to study the mistakes I made and correct as I went along.... More
  • Putting things into perspective

    by Georgecy | 26th of September, 2012

    If you have an SLR or dSLR camera then chances are, you are wondering which lens to buy, which working focal length to invest in. Well in case you haven’t figured it out yet, the answer is simple (in the sense of choosing your focal length), get what you need for the things... More
  • What I Did This Summer .or. How Stock Photography has Changed my World

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 20th of September, 2012

    I think there is something magical about this time of the year on dreamstime. Maybe I'm a bit of a voyeur, but I love to browse through random porfolios to get a peek into how my fellow contributors spent there summer holidays (or winter holidays, for our friends... More
  • Beyond the Rule of Thirds; Vanishing Points

    by Chanevy | 30th of June, 2012

    The rule of thirds is an indispensable guideline for composing commercial images, but there are other options out there! Have you tried using vanishing points to create perspective in your photographs? This is a concept that is used frequently in drawings and illustrations,... More
  • The future of microstock is bright

    by Mvogel | 8th of September, 2011

    I have read a lot of blog posts in the last year and a half since I started doing microstock about how the industry has seen it's better days and it is all down hill from here. From my perspective it is doing just fine. Sure I may not make as much as the first group... More
  • Positive perspective

    by Petin | 8th of September, 2011

    Last week I sold my first PE-L. Nice surprise for me and beside my latest earnings I would not be so pesimistic regarding microstoc future, as I could read recently in some blogs. Of course, the gold time has been probably gone, but further it depends on every photographer... More
  • Get High to Change Your Point of View!

    by Deniskelly | 14th of June, 2011

    Want to see the world from a different point of view? Then get high! I'm not referring to using psychoactive substances, but to the simple act of climbing to somewhere high so that you can look down on the world. To get these pictures I took the lift and 108 steps to the... More
  • Photographing Horses - A Unique Perspective

    by Sgcallaway1994 | 2nd of November, 2008

    Horses are majestic creatures. Their powerful size alone demands your respect. Its not easy getting a close up shot. What I've discovered is if the goal is to capture horse portraits or head shots the trick is to get the proper shot angle. Horses have large odd... More
  • Different perspective of view

    by Papuga2006 | 28th of October, 2008

    Looking for some new fresh photos I found some that inspired me to look at this subject more carefully. Maybe once we all had the bad news “This very well covered subject …” so I search the stock to see my self what new can be shoot in this subject different then I... More
  • Flowers tips

    by Papuga2006 | 13th of October, 2008

    Flowers is the most well converted subject on DT but still this topic is not closed for new fresh one view, but how to look on flower to see something new? I have some tips for searching fresh view in this subject. First change the perspective of looking on it. View from... More
  • Keywording Service

    by Charlesoutcalt | 11th of February, 2008

    Taking a tip from another Dreamstimer (thanks, KenneyStudios!), I submitted a few images for full keywording. I was a little skeptical at first, thinking 'How could they know my photos better than I do?' Well, I am officially hooked on this service. The keyworders... More
  • War seen through a photograph and video

    by Fertographer | 4th of October, 2007

    I was thinking about the world war movies when this thought struck me about some difference between photography and video on the world war. Of course besides world war, we can relate this two subjects together almost frequently to always if its news related. Having seen... More
  • It's a matter of PERSPECTIVE!

    by Photojay | 26th of August, 2007

    As a 'self proclaimed' student of photography, I have made it a point to mentally critique every image I can reasonably take time to do so. One of the things I notice time and again that I think separates a good photograph from a great one is perspective. Sometimes it is... More

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