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Aperture for portrait
posted by alexpopikov - 2nd of september, 2008
Hi, All! Let me share the aperture for portrait. It's f4. I was really surprise when i understood that. My portraits were changed dramatically :) They looks better absolutely. Thank you on-line books :)
Set your next Dreamstime Milestone
posted by agathabrown - 1st of august, 2008
We all know goals motivate us, and it feels fab to finally reach one. So what is your next Dreamstime Milestone ? For so long mine has been to get a "people shot" accepted. And of course, like with everything else, i spent way... More...
Non posed portraits
posted by bradcalkins - 25th of july, 2008
Since I started on with Dreamstime I've started taking a lot more 'posed' shots trying to achieve something in particular. However, most of my favorites are still shots where the subject wasn't posing - I just captured a moment that... More...
Choice of lens for the portrait.
posted by shaileshnanal - 10th of june, 2008
You see a subject and fantastic background and u have a lens that is standard lens and zoom lens. Which one would u opt for. For tight head close up zoom lens is a must. But for head and shoulder portrait you can still use standard... More...
New to Portraits? Here's a Book Just for You!
posted by petarneychev - 16th of may, 2008
Portraits... I'm confident that as long as there is a shutter button it will be clicked for the sake of recording the moment of a person's life and yet another new portrait will be born. People simply love looking at people. :) It... More...
Introducing myself and some results of my best hobby
posted by xalanx - 15th of may, 2008
My name is Catalin Petolea, I am from Romania. As a day job I am senior software developer working for a large company. And as everybody can guess, photography is one of my hobbies. The most important one, I would say. In fact,... More...
Hi,naughty boy!
posted by sunmdm - 9th of april, 2008
This is my model,a very naughty boy! He is my nephew,10 years old,I very like him. He has two great interests: chinese kungfu and taekwondo. Intelligent he certainly was.He can adopted any kind of relaxed pose for the camera when... More...
Army Daze
posted by fertographer - 28th of february, 2008
First time doing a TFCD (time for CD) with a male model and he agreed for the pictures to be put on DT. Which is a bonus because I get to learn to shoot portraiture outdoors as well as benefit from commercial sales here. For those... More...
Portrait and the colour combination of specific figures
posted by zysc2008 - 23rd of february, 2008
Portrait specific figures or color composition, as the object should be to the importance and the size of the area to consider and make arrangements for generally, should be considered in accordance with the following priorities:... More...
Pimply face, snort nosed models
posted by shuttlecock - 14th of february, 2008
So what do you do with pimply faced, snort nosed wannabe models? Although you can tell him or her to *bleep* off, a photographer has to always be polite (most of the time) to the models. So next best thing to do is to focus on a smoother... More...
Important Photos for Life
posted by micspix - 18th of january, 2008
The last few weeks at work have been quite thought provoking. You see, I make part of my living restoring photos. In the last several weeks I have had the unfortunate job of working on a number of photos of people that have recently... More...
My First Blog
posted by ronibgood - 12th of january, 2008
The blog is new to me. LOL I am trying to get my work out there, sell it and make some money. Share with others and get different points of views. I just would like to me people and do better. I love animal, children, wildlife,... More...
Just starting my full time studio!
posted by torie508 - 9th of november, 2007
I have just mailed out flyers and am ready to begin shooting holiday portraits for the first time. I have got three bookings so far and hope to get enough to pay for all the holiday props, backdrops and new lighting I just bought.... More...
First Model
posted by davidwattsjr - 2nd of october, 2007
Most of the shots in my portfolio are shots of objects, insects, animals, landscapes, etc. With an interest in expanding my portfolio, I wanted to use a model get some shots of a "real person." So, here's my first approved photos... More...
Profile Pic Question
posted by kenneystudios - 19th of september, 2007
This may be a strange question, but I am going to ask it anyway. :) Since our profile picture isn't anything someone can download (right-clicking options set aside), am I assuming correctly that we can use an image of ourselves that... More...
Bryce Tutorial
posted by ladykassie - 18th of september, 2007
How to create soft portrait renders in bryce: Nosferatu Enjoy!
In between work part 5: Portrait retouching
posted by dnf-style - 13th of september, 2007
A very comprehensive, complete en well explained tutorial of 6 pages explaining all the important aspects of portrait retouching in PS is being explained at This article by Peachpit. Dive into it because I can't be more specific... More...
posted by elenaray - 10th of august, 2007
I wish I didn't have to work on assignment anymore. Despite all the benefits (pay, respect, adventure), I find it interrupts my thought process. It's not a conceit. I'm just trying to get at something here and for me it is so challenging... More...
fantasy photos
posted by egorr - 6th of august, 2007
I love fantasy photos. I love fairies and their beauty. You can see some photos of fairies in my portfolio. Possibly, you will love them too. George Mayer (egorr) More...
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