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  • Tripods...Useful or Too Heavy to Carry?

    by Tempestz | 28th of May, 2013

    Many of you already know that in order to capture tack sharp images either with a macro lens or a telephoto, you must use a sturdy tripod. Additionally, using a shutter release and changing the setting within your camera to keep the mirror up, will all help assure the... More
  • How To Gain "Exposure" and It's Not What You Think!

    by Wisconsinart | 25th of May, 2013

    I've learned a few things about "Exposure" over the years. When you first start, the thinking is you need to get your name out there. You want to maximize the options for people being able to find your work and generate sales. All you have to do is be discovered for the genius... More
  • Debriefing my first event shoot

    by Chanevy | 25th of May, 2013

    As a long time Toastmaster, I was honored to be asked to be the official photographer at a district convention. Totally unpaid, of course, but it sounded like fun and would be a great learning experience. And boy, did I learn. The good-What I did right: I brought... More
  • How to get loooong shutter speeds.

    by Honkamaa | 24th of May, 2013

    Hello guys! This post is for beginner photographers out there who are interested in getting started to experiment with long shutter speeds for landscape or any other photography. The question answered in this post is "How do I get long shutter speeds?". This... More
  • Finding the Humor in Photographic Catastrophes

    by Chipclark | 23rd of May, 2013

    Most any photographer that has spent even a modest amount of time shooting has experienced moments of blunders and mistakes that, as far as he/she is concerned, at the time, were horrific catastrophes of monumental proportions. Then of course, years later, they become funny... More
  • Getting it right before making the shot

    by 1000wordsimages | 22nd of May, 2013

    >The digital generation gives us the possibility to shoot as many images as you like so that we can afterwards edit them with software. Especially when you shoot in RAW you will have the extra space without losing any quality. Because of this reason many of us use to spend... More
  • Finally, my own independent blog!

    by Robinstockphotos | 18th of May, 2013

    I have been writing a lot of articles here and many don't really show up high on Google search results. And those who aren't members cannot follow me. I cannot post images not yet approved by Dreamstime for sale. So here goes my new blog RobinStockPhotos on WordPress... More
  • My New Camera

    by Peanutroaster | 16th of May, 2013

    Ok after squeezing over 1,500 stock images out of my micro four thirds camera over the past two years, it was time to cash in some earnings and go pro. I started out this journey a few years ago after jumping into DLSRs in order to photograph the model railroad layout... More
  • First sale! :-)

    by Glocoru | 15th of May, 2013

    After one month (more o less) I've sold my first photo! It has been a suscription but I'm very very glad, excited...! I liked this pic since the moment I watched it after downloading in the computer :-) By the moment, the one that has been sold is one where appears... More
  • Gear vs Eye

    by Mangalika | 9th of May, 2013

    I often encounter a question. Well, I am so sure most of you must have answered such question. You upload a good shot in your public profile and the next question will be 'Which camera?' Might be the most irritating question for a true artist :) Well, better gears do help... More
  • Looking for Inspiration

    by Vtr | 9th of May, 2013

    As a photographer at times we all tend to forget that all our shots revolve around a same theme or in some cases they are so diverse that its hard to find out. It is amazing to note that paintings of great artists are so unique in nature that one can guess the artist based... More
  • The Road to 3,000 Sales

    by Starletdarlene | 6th of May, 2013

    When I first started on this road to Stock Photography I thought it would be an easy transition from Wedding Photography to Stock Photography, but it wasn't as easy as I anticipated. What makes a great Wedding Photograph doesn't necessarily make great Stock Photography.... More
  • Winter Wildlife Photography at the Picos de Europa NP

    by Physi28 | 27th of April, 2013

    Last January I spent 20 days at a tiny and remote village at the doors of the Picos de Europa national park. This beautiful park forms part of the Cantabrian Mountains range in northern Spain, a wild and mostly unspoiled region. During their conquest of the Iberian Peninsula,... More
  • $200 in about 5 months

    by Robinstockphotos | 25th of April, 2013

    This is good news for the newbies who are trying to get paid for a hobby. I haven't really been putting in any efforts at conceptual stock photos and portraits, which are supposed to sell best. The main reason being I don't have proper gear yet. If I shot a portrait, I'd... More
  • Planting a backyard garden

    by Tempestz | 22nd of April, 2013

    One easy technique to capture great flower pictures is to plant them in your yard. This will allow you to photograph the flowers when they are budding, to blooming, to losing their luster at anytime during the day without ever having to leave your yard. Having the ability... More
  • Improving your landscape photography

    by Honkamaa | 21st of April, 2013

    Hello there. Here are my top tips if you are a happy amateur who is thinking about getting a little bit more serious with landscape photography. 1. Get out of bed – You need to be on the field when the light is the best which usually is around sunset and around sunrise.... More
  • Using Technology And Social Media To Help Improve Your Photography

    by Angelaostafichuk | 19th of April, 2013

    In today's society, social media has become king of communication. Those who want that golden information have to be able to connect, sift, and figure out what all the information means. It's a difficult job and can be quite time consuming when you are starting out as a... More
  • And here I cross 200 :)

    by Mangalika | 16th of April, 2013

    Really glad to see my 200th image online :) My stay at a happening city like Singapore and our trip to Indonesia have recently brought me numerous sets of new shots and a growth in sales. I am still in process of picking lots more from my repository. There was a day when... More
  • Some landscapes and 200 online.

    by Robinstockphotos | 11th of April, 2013

    I have thinking for a long time to do some landscape photos. But because there are too many landscape photos, I was trying to hit something that would be easy to capture and still stand out of the category of normal "Landscape" photography. I had asked for a portfolio... More
  • Black and White Photography vs. Color Photography

    by Yelo34 | 10th of April, 2013

    I consider myself a color photographer so this blog may be biased. I rarely use black and white. However, I see how many people tend to use it or even over use. Since, I consider myself a work in progress, I decided to do some research on visual design, specifically regarding... More

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