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Two ways to use shallow DOF when posing groups
posted by chanevy - 6th of october, 2012
With eyes at or close to the same distance from camera to achieve equal focus on subjects. This gives each person equal importance to the image. Works well for families. Allow one to be in focus and the others to be out of... More...
Oh no, he's back!
posted by shadow69 - 31st of august, 2012
I haven’t written a blog for a while now. Things have been rather hectic for the last month or so. The sad thing is that I haven’t had that much time to pursue any of my interests that actually make me feel alive. The days just... More...
I'm grateful...
posted by igordabari - 27th of july, 2012
I have just started the people photography. It's still an 'undiscovered' area for me. Still lot of things to learn starting with proper lighting and finishing with helping model to establish a proper mood. And lot of issues in between.... More...
Candy girl
posted by yannp - 26th of july, 2012
Our latest photo shoot came from the mind of a makeup artist on our team. Liora asked us many time to do candy fashion theme shoot. After some discussion, we decided to do a brightly colored make up with star shaped candy glued on the... More...
Portraits exhibition
posted by yoavsinai - 20th of july, 2012
Dear Friends I was offered by the company (a hi-tech company) I work to make a photography exhibition of portraits of the company workers. Since I am not shooting portraits but landscapes and architecture debating whether I really... More...
Olympus 45mm f/1.8 lens review
posted by bradcalkins - 14th of april, 2012
I used to be seeking the perfect P&S - one that was good enough in quality to allow me to abandon the idea of carrying my dSLR for all but the most critical situations (naturally the dSLR is the first choice in the home or studio... More...
New portraits
posted by sarkao - 27th of march, 2012
Before two weeks, I made some photos for the one fashion designer - she makes steampunk and neovictorian clothing. It was really windy day, so we had some problems with holding reflector. But I am really satisfied with results.... More...
My favorite way to smooth skin quickly!
posted by nansaidh - 29th of february, 2012
Imagenomic's Portraiture Plug-in, without a doubt, is one of the best new plug-ins I use. Imagenomic’s software provides every creative control I could want, but I’ve found the default settings so accurate that I end up tweaking... More...
Self-advocacy and rejected images
posted by lostarts - 1st of february, 2012
Self-advocacy refers to an individual’s ability to effectively communicate, convey, negotiate or assert his or her own interests, desires, needs, and rights. It involves making informed decisions and taking responsibility for those... More...
Beauty In a Box
posted by junpinzon - 14th of december, 2011
It is often suggested that beauty shoots should be lit with big, soft lights. But what if you can't fit those big light modifiers in the room? As was the case for this project. With space constraint, I decided that I can use... More...
A Quickie Shoot with a Household Name
posted by junpinzon - 14th of december, 2011
Once again, my apologies for being quiet for a while. I've been spending my downtime sleeping 'cause it's been really busy the past months. Anyway, if you're from the Philippines, I'm sure you're familiar with the brand name Mama... More...
Brief Moment With A Legend
posted by junpinzon - 12th of december, 2011
Apologies for the long quiet time, it's been quite crazy these past few months. Anyways.... Above everthing else, what I'm really thankful about my profession is that I am able to meet a lot of interesting people. And every now... More...
Simple Color Scheme
posted by junpinzon - 12th of december, 2011
When my writer and I walked into the stadium where we will interview and shoot Smart Gilas Coach Toroman, I knew right away where and how to shoot him. The red seats on the bleacher would make an excellent element for the portrait.... More...
Winter sales
posted by dark3y3s - 5th of december, 2011
Yey! In two days I sold this image twice, for 7 and 10 credits! This is quite a great achievement for me and boosts up my hope for the first payout. I also sold this one recently: Aaand, for all the buyers out there:... More...
first collection!
posted by photosdl - 10th of november, 2011
I have just publish my first collection and wanted to share it with you. As I love photographing people I tough it was a good idea that it was a collection on portrait. http://www.dreamstime.com/a-face-a-story-colldet17047... More...
"Me" my first model.
posted by faizanfaiz - 1st of november, 2011
Well I have shot many portraits and I do commercial photography also but I haven't uploaded any model release signed photos on any stock agency yet. Other day while playing with my lights I decided to click some self portraits and... More...
Winter & Christmas images
posted by dark3y3s - 23rd of september, 2011
According to various statistics, winter & Christmas images are already searched for and they'll reach a peak in the upcoming months, so here I am, sharing again with you my two related collections: Winter portraits and Christmas portraits... More...
First model released image approved!
posted by marsaz - 1st of september, 2011
Hello, Everyone, This is the first article on my blog and I'm very glad to say I've just got my first model released image approved here on Dreamstime! Can't wait to see how popular and profitable it will be. I've always liked... More...
RIP Moestie
posted by wimstime - 8th of august, 2011
Hi all, First I want to thank Dreamstime for being the only agency so far that accepted this image, I know it's not the best shot. Bad news is that yesterday she was run over and we had to put her to sleep. RIP Moestie More...
The Beginners Guide to Portrait Photography
posted by rinderart - 16th of june, 2011
Just released, everything you need for the beginner. Go to www.rindersmithphotography.com
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