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  • The Ever Versatile Beauty Dish

    by Photoshow | 4th of September, 2010

    Today I thought I would share a classic portrait technique with you. This is a quick and easy lighting setup that can be used for head shots and portraits. The gear required is minimal and the space needed is even less. This setup can be effectively utilized in a very small... More
  • Narcissism

    by Elenaray | 28th of July, 2010

    :As I was writing this blog entry mostly what I feel is how boring and dreary the subject is... because narcissists are so limiting and negative despite their unending efforts to appear otherwise. I see that there are real people out there doing joyful things together and... More
  • Soft focus

    by Raindrop | 21st of July, 2010

    Hi, I decided to create one more blog for those who like soft focus. Few months ago I bought book Scott Kelby CS2 for photographers and find lot of nice tips. :) One of them is how to create soft skin but to reserve all details on skin. So I did it and for my taste it was... More
  • Meet Cecilia

    by MinervaStudio | 6th of July, 2010

    Say Hi to her :) She can be very shy, but can che pose, man ;-) Here is a collection of her posing in business and concept situations, hope you like her. Many more to come in the few next days, so stay tuned! Bye Luca More of her HERE More
  • Portrait Lighting

    by Rtdesignstudio | 13th of May, 2010

    Hi, we've just published an article on Portrait Lighting, where we explained the basic lighting techniques and schemes for creating 5 types of portraits. Please check it out and let us know what you think. Portrait Lighting More
  • On the model contract

    by Jianbinglee | 22nd of April, 2010

    Sometimes a good portrait can not upload. Because it was taken while traveling, modeling is a stranger, it can not find the models to sign. In this case, the photo or in my possession, or to upload editorial mode. Are you encountered this situation? More
  • Self portrait

    by Davulcu | 22nd of April, 2010

    Sometimes it is really fun to make self portraits. I only did one and wanted to share it with you. If you have similar ones, please feel free to attach them to your messages. Thanks for reading Serdar Tibet More
  • Rotating files for Portrait orientation

    by Hugoht | 21st of January, 2010

    This is mainly for newbies. I’m talking about those pictures you shot while holding the camera rotated 90 degrees. I’m sure if you’ve been here a while you already know this. While uploading my first pictures, I saw that DT is reading the EXIF information from... More
  • My daughter debuts as a DT model...

    by Vishwakiran | 19th of January, 2010

    I am very excited to see my six year old daughter's debut image get approved in DT. I have been self learning protrait and studio lighting in my makeshift home studio. With a little cajoling, I could get my little one to pose for a few shots using a simple wireless flash... More
  • Lovely couple

    by Peter.kirillov | 19th of January, 2010

    Just finished uploading the series of self-portraits of me and my lovely Nataly. Personally, I am happy with results, however, sales are not that high yet :) Hope it is just a matter of time. And do you enjoy shooting yourself? :) More
  • To crop or not ?

    by Indianeye | 19th of January, 2010

    In practical condition while shooting many times it is not possible to frame your subject as one is visualizing the shot. There may be number of reasons like the situation doesn't permit, limitation of lens zoom, the shortage of time to frame properly etc. My best advice... More
  • My first executive image sale in DT

    by Davulcu | 19th of January, 2010

    At the end one of my executive images has been sold in DT and I am very glad for that. My download counter shows 1 however ... Can anybody explain this ? See Article
  • My best model

    by Fcarucci | 15th of January, 2010

    She's a born model :) Some technical details: all shots are with camera right umbrella, and sunlight used as rim light to separate the subject from the background. But technical details mean really nothing, what counts is the model and capturing her soul..... More
  • New Collection - Editorial India

    by Chrisrawlins | 2nd of December, 2009

    I've put together some wonderful pictures from India. The collection focuses on people from India and is a series of naturalistic portraits and people in their environments. Please, take a look. The collection has only just started but there are already many pictures... More
  • Blond or brune

    by Nata_rass | 1st of October, 2009

    I am happy to admit that my photographying and photoshopping skills are getting better with time. As a proof of my claim I demonstrate two photos. The left one is "old", made at the early stage of my work with portable light. The right one was taken in eight months after... More
  • Photographer on a budget

    by Ladykassie | 11th of September, 2009

    Just a helpful hint... I finally got up to speed and bought a studio lighting set, and also backdrops...particular the green screen. So.. I am more into shooting portraits and why would I need a huge backdrop if I am shooting from the waist up?.... a helpful solution.... More
  • Working with Children

    by Azurelaroux | 6th of August, 2009

    A strange mix of adult human and small pet. They can be cute, charming sweet and adorable. Or they can howl and bite you every time you get within reach. Children are one of the most sellable subjects to photograph while simultaneously being one of the most frustrating subjects... More
  • Skin retouch

    by Jordanrusev | 6th of August, 2009

    Here is a another quick and very useful photoshop tip for retouching a skin. 1. First open the picture of-course. I will use this picture for example . 2. Duplicate the layer (CTRL+J) 3. Median filter on the duplicated layer (Filter -> Noise -> Median). In my picture... More
  • Introducing the G20 Portrait Collection...

    by Wingnutdesigns | 29th of July, 2009

    I'd like to introduce you all to the new collection of illustrations that are now available on Dreamstime... G20 PORTRAIT COLLCECTION This unique collection of hand drawn illustrations includes all 19 world leaders and the 3 EU representatives for 2009 as follows;... More
  • new portaits series

    by Morgancapasso | 29th of July, 2009

    i create an new series of portraits stock oriented with the model anna i will like your opinion morgan See Article

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