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  • The Do Nots of Successful Keywords

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of March, 2007

    Over the next week or so, I'll continue a short course in keywording the Dreamstime way. I can't promise that our guide will take all the tedium out of the job but if you follow it, the time you spend in adding data to your images should improve your downloads... More
  • Rules that if you will respect you have all the chances to earn money

    by Sysu90 | 20th of November, 2014

    For you today, I have nine rules that if you will respect you all the chances to earn money from stock photos: Average knowledge of english composition patience and perseverance good pictures high quality photos and post-processing skills at intermediate level (Photoshop,... More
  • My new website- "Pics Thru Lens" in a new avatar ....

    by Subhra2jyoti | 24th of December, 2013

    Dear Friends, Wishing you and your families a MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR ! On this festive occasion, with celebration and happiness in air, I invite you all to visit my photography website relaunched (though in a small way) with a different look... More
  • Property Rules

    by Peppenero | 8th of May, 2012

    These are the Chinese Sharpei property rules :) Because I like it, It's mine Because it's in my mouth, It's mine Because I had it a little while ago, It's mine Because I can take it from you, It's mine Because it's mine,... More
  • Shooting Landscapes

    by Akulamatiau | 1st of September, 2011

    I shoot mainly landscapes. And there are a lot of blog postings and articles in the internet advising us hot to take landscape photos. I learned that we should always have a foreground, middle ground and background elements to give impressions of a 3 dimensional view in... More
  • I have a question re images of old cars.

    by Laqhill | 27th of June, 2011

    Could anyone tell me what the rules are when taking pictures of old cars? I see on DT everything, some with the name/kind of car and some without. What exactly should I be concerned with when submitting photos of cars, boats, etc. Thank you for your help. (this picture... More
  • Taking photos on military base in Afghanistan.

    by Scaramax | 18th of June, 2011

    If you will see my pictures, there are - due to my profession - almost all from some kind of military environment. Being repeatedly stationed on military base in middle of nowhere somehow predefines the topics of images taken :). Although I´m not professional of any kind,... More
  • Children photography

    by Petin | 14th of May, 2011

    Recently I reached level of 150 pictures on-line here on DT. Mostly I upload pictures of active children, in their natural children world. I really enjoy it ( I remember my happy childhood ) because it brings me some kind of calmness and joy in real life of adults, full... More
  • how to stop the exclusivity?

    by 3dm1983 | 6th of May, 2011

    I am interested in how to break the exclusivity? Does anyone know? Does anyone have experience with these? What are the rules? See Article
  • Checklist photography

    by P0temkin | 27th of July, 2010

    .... Exposure? Check. Rule of thirds? Check. Noise? Check. Focus? Check. White balance? Check. Boring? For sure. Im a photo newbie, so the above checklist is usually quite time consuming to get past. And getting the photo technically correct is important... but... More
  • The rule of thirds

    by Imaengine | 8th of June, 2010

    The rule of thirds in photographic composition is one of the very basic rules and taught to budding photographers and entry level aspirants in the stream. The rule of thirds is a fundamental rule in photographic composition. Basically you align the areas of interest in... More
  • Breaking the rules of photography: before you break the rules!

    by Imaengine | 8th of June, 2010

    I was having a casual conversation with a renowned photographer. And he proudly said that it was all about breaking the rules – he never follows any rules. He said he does that because if he followed the rules he would never have grown beyond those rules. Though breaking... More
  • Kiss !

    by Davidwatmough | 3rd of June, 2010

    I remembered yesterday the Kiss principle.... 'keep it simple stupid' and it clearly is a rule worth following in Microstock submissions. And of course, when all is said and done, its the quality which counts when it comes down to sales ! More
  • What You Is Doing? (A straightening tip)

    by Noonie | 16th of November, 2009

    He was a cute kid standing on the side of the road holding a plastic ball and bat. He saw us riding by on our bicycles and grinned really big. We slowed down to say "hello" and he asked, "What you is doing?". Well, sometimes I have no idea! That day, of course, I did... More
  • What about composition?

    by Alexhor | 11th of May, 2009

    Hi to all! Here is your amateur adviser again:) I was encouraged with fact that my last article about shooting objects on white came up on "Useful articles" section. I don't know how those lists work but I think enough of you clicked on small "useful" button :) I guess... More
  • Photography ‘grammar’

    by Lightbrush701 | 4th of March, 2009

    There are lots of talks about stock photography and the special ingredients to make it sellable. Like everything else photography has its own grammar, such as contrast, lighting, composition, and other aspects to make a good photo. Yet, often times a photo violating common... More
  • Composition

    by Lazar_x | 24th of November, 2008

    Thirds The most frequently quoted rule of composition is of use of thirds. Imagine your picture being divided equally into nine rectangles, three across by three up. The main features of your image should be placed not in the center of the frame, but on this dividing lines.... More
  • Model Release for editorial images

    by Agripina | 27th of October, 2008

    Hey people!!!! Would you be so kind to explain me this thing with editorial images.... As I could see from others you dont need to have this. Yeah, I can imagine myself breaking my way through the crowd to get some VIP/star/celebrity (Queen of England for example)... More
  • Museum Etiquette

    by Lifesazoo | 25th of August, 2008

    This past weekend my husband and I went to two different museums. Saturday we went to the Computer History Museum and on Sunday we went to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. Each museum has there own set of rules when you are visiting there facility which is normally listed... More
  • No more smoking!

    by Motadacruz | 14th of July, 2008

    In most countries you can't smoke in bars en restaurants anymore. But for the Netherlands this rule is new since July 1st. Friends of mine told me they already smoked allot less then before that rule. For most people this new rule was a good excuse to (try to) stop... More

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