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  • my cute baby

    by Eprom | 2nd of July, 2009

    My cute baby is 6 months now. Do you like him? See Article
  • Corrective Techniques for portraits

    by Creativei | 7th of April, 2009

    Here is the first part of my blog, which I promised will share here, this is a Exclusive Bobby Lane's Class. The successful portrait photographer realizes that his principal aim is to obtain characteristic likenesses of his subjects. At the same time, however, he must... More
  • My Inspiration For Portrait Photography

    by Indianeye | 18th of March, 2009

    Today I am going to share with you about my inspiration for the portrait photographic work. I have no shame to tell boldly that all my portrait photography work is highly inspired by the master in this field Manny Librodo. I always believe that everyone might be inspired... More
  • PhoDOGraphy!

    by Toynutz | 23rd of February, 2009

    Dogs make great models, but before submitting any dog photo to Dreamstime, consider obtaining a model release from the owner, particularly if it is pedigreed, and especially if it is a registered champion. I've had at least one dog photo refused for that very reason. In... More
  • Self portrait

    by Mildegard | 10th of January, 2009

    It must be very common among unexperienced artists to make self-portraits (from old photos usually). Nothing wrong about it when you're too shy to ask someone to be your model. So, that's a pencil drawn portrait of me how I looked a couple of years ago when I had short hair.... More
  • Zoo or Portrait Studio?

    by Lifesazoo | 25th of November, 2008

    Some times after I have been out at the zoo taking photos and I am at home reviewing the photos I took that day I am amazed at the outcome of some of them. Some times the pictures look like they had to have been taken in a portrait studio instead of a zoo. This portrait... More
  • Dog Photography - 5 Tips for Improving Images

    by Sgcallaway1994 | 14th of October, 2008

    Photographing man's best friend can be challenging. Below you will find 5 tips which could help you improve your images: 1.Camera Settings: Dogs are moving subjects. They rarely stand still for pictures. Select short shutter speeds to help freeze the action. Its very... More
  • 12 Inspirations of Portrait Photography

    by Lhj | 5th of October, 2008

    Whenever you are going to take portrait photos, please remember to look into this blog again. It might help you a little ………….. 1. Working with PhotoShop The wonderful latter part of work might bring you lots of new ideas, especially to cover the shortage of digit... More
  • Boy - New Collection

    by Creepers888 | 14th of September, 2008

    Hello, I´ve made a new Collection named Boy. Please, let me know, what you´re thinking about it. Thanks a lot and have fun and a nice day! More
  • My favorite model : expressions, sensuality and emotions

    by Mgvuvan | 13th of September, 2008

    but it's also pleasant to work on particular EMOTIONS like happiness, sadness, madness... Depends on the model, our feelings are different and I think that we could have better affinity with some of them.... More
  • Aperture for portrait

    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 :) See Article
  • Set your next Dreamstime Milestone

    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 too long perfecting it, before i even submitted... More
  • Non posed portraits

    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 will never happen again... That is what... More
  • Choice of lens for the portrait.

    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 lens which has finer glass elements... More
  • New to Portraits? Here's a Book Just for You!

    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 comes to no surprise that the majority... More
  • Introducing myself and some results of my best hobby

    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, I'd exchange writing code for photography... More
  • Hi,naughty boy!

    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 I take his photograph. More
  • Army Daze

    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 who like army stuff, here are some sample... More
  • Portrait and the colour combination of specific figures

    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: 1 Clothing: clothing colors are photographed... More
  • Pimply face, snort nosed models

    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 body part and give it a good background... More

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