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  • When you have just a few moments to make your photos

    by Jdanne | 21st of May, 2014

    There are situations where you must be quick to make your photos - even if the environment is anything else but photographer friendly. This happened to me at the Easter Procession in Malaga, Spain, during the Semana Santa (=Holy Week). This area is sunny and warm for nearly... More
  • No advice here!

    by Rigmanyi | 3rd of May, 2014

    Time and time again I see articles about tips and/or advice for newbies, written by... well, newbies. When I read a blog that might contain new, useful info, I check the source. I look at the author's profile page, his online files/sales ratio but most importantly at the... More
  • Process Raw or Shoot JPEG?

    by Edosaodaro | 13th of January, 2014

    Happy New Year Everyone! I often pondered this question and write this because I have a sneaky feeling that I may not be the only one to have faced this dilemma. Like some other people out there, I thought the choice was simple. You either do everything in camera -... More
  • Dealing with noise the smarter way

    by Robinstockphotos | 3rd of July, 2013

    You noticed a bear inside a cave just before evening. You recall seeing a duplicate of this shot in the last National Geographic magazine. You bring your thousand dollar camera up with a proud telephoto lens sticking out a couple feet and set ISO to 200 only to find shutter... More
  • Process a JPEG as good as RAW!

    by Robinstockphotos | 10th of May, 2013

    Newbies: Please skip the article if it scares you. If you are in doubt about WB or exposure, ALWAYS shoot in RAW. The photographers of advanced levels of knowledge about color representation and compression surely know that RAW files contain a huge amount of additional... More
  • Straight Out of Camera

    by Goldfries | 3rd of February, 2013

    The term “Straight Out of Camera” is often being used in the photography community but it’s also a subject of debate, something that’s totally uncalled for. Straight Out of Camera (SOOC) means exactly what you understood it as. It just means the result (photo)... More
  • Repetitive Motion Injury

    by Sunguy | 30th of January, 2013

    The age of digital photography has given me a problem that would not have occurred back in the film and darkroom era – namely, repetitive motion injury from processing images on the computer in Photoshop. Hence, my upload of work over the next while will be very small... More
  • How do I work with stock photos

    by Photoalenka | 24th of January, 2013

    On my main work, I'm sofware engineer in test, in other words I write programs to test different systems. It means, I'm used with automatization and don't really like to do a lot of work by hands. So, to the stock photos. First I take my camera and used as it should be... More
  • Manual or Auto Shooting

    by Linushutz | 23rd of December, 2012

    For as far as I remember, I have always shot in RAW and in Manual mode, But as new technology gets better, I cant help but notice that there are other stock photographers who set it on Auto and are able to get soo much photos online. I guess it would make sense because they... More
  • Workflow for your compact camera photos

    by Robinstockphotos | 10th of December, 2012

    Don't have a DSLR that produces very high quality images? Read on! Modern DSLR cameras are highly flexible, fast and produce RAW format images which contain all the data produced by the image sensor. That means none of your data is lost and most of the adjustments... More
  • Photoshop Lightroom 4

    by Fishwater | 5th of September, 2012

    First, let me explain my experience with post-processing to give you an idea of my skill level. I began with Photoshop 3 with a little instruction from a colleague and upgraded to Photoshop 4 when I had the opportunity a little later on. In time, I felt Photoshop was just... More
  • The Miz's tutorials

    by Littlemacproductions | 14th of July, 2012

    A while ago we had a contributor The Miz. He was very helpful to many of us by providing "cheerful" criticism with a tad of a bite. He also took the time to create many tutorials to address an assortment of processes one would do within Photoshop. Arenacreative has... More
  • Abstract light background

    by Sarkao | 8th of June, 2012

    This is way how to make pictures like this one. You will need photo of person on the white background and picture of lights. 1. Open both pictures in photoshop. 2. Press shift and move abstract background to picture with person. It will make a new layer with abstract... More
  • Upgrade your equipment and save yourself some postprocessing time

    by M4rio1979 | 17th of February, 2012

    When I began with stock photography back in July 2011. I was using mostly kit lenses like my 18-55 and 75-300 kit lenses from Sony. I tought that this kit lenses will satisfy my needs in photography, since I was beginner at a time. Well to be honest those lenses was pretty... More
  • Absolute record

    by Cristalloid | 15th of October, 2011

    I just loaded up some images for review.... and five minutes after uploading them they where processed by a reviewer! Faster than light, I would say! Thanks to the reviewer! See Article
  • Noise Reduction Software

    by Akulamatiau | 19th of September, 2011

    I always had problems when processing RAW image files especially the ones shot at night time or during low light situation. And of course, a lot of it were refused by DT. We all know that we should try to use low ISO setting to lessen the noises, but sometimes we just... More
  • MAC or PC

    by Akulamatiau | 12th of September, 2011

    Is it just me or did I find that Mac is better for editing and processing photo. I never used Mac, but after spending some time with a friend's IMac, all indications, to me at least shows that Mac is way better, have more clean display of images and faster. Any thoughts,... More
  • Manufacturing software company seeks factory floor shots

    by Roberrific | 10th of September, 2011

    Submit original images of automated equipment making stuff indoors to A Manufacturing Process photo challenge on Lenzr on behalf of and sponsored by a manufacturing software solutions provider, will license your shots for the firm's new website. The project is pretty straightforward;... More
  • Not making basic mistakes ... Some thoughts ...

    by Bevanward | 1st of August, 2011

    In the absence of much time to develop my shooting style of late I have been conscientiously trying to not make basic mistakes! Basic things that I have been trying NOT to do include: Arriving somewhere with no battery (now check the battery indicator before heading... More
  • image not processed yet

    by Egonzitter | 8th of July, 2011

    Thursday, 07th of July 2011, 01:01:26 PM imagecows stable.jpgImage not processed yet. its now 10 hours later and still no pictures in my unfinished files.Anyone having same problems? Last week i had the same problem. I still have 50 pictures left to upload this... More

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