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A Sense of Place (Part II)
posted by ellenboughn - 28th of february, 2007
Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how... More...
A Sense of Place (Part 1)
posted by ellenboughn - 26th of february, 2007
I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the... More...
Chaos in Washington DC
posted by indy2320 - 18th of october, 2013
By now most people have probably heard about all the chaos occurring in the Washington area in the last few months.With the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard,a woman being killed by police near the nation's Capitol building and... More...
Good Exposure for Landscape Photography
posted by illuminativisual - 3rd of june, 2013
The traditional triad of ISO, aperture and shutter speed is the determinant of exposure. Appropriate selection of these three parameters will ensure the optimum exposure to record a scene as desired. Selecting exposure settings that... More...
Get your priorities right!
posted by robinstockphotos - 4th of january, 2013
We often come across a great opportunity for that perfect shot but either miss it or capture it wrong if we are new to serious photography. Here's a little list of things I'd suggest. Most of these are already taken care of by your... More...
setting goals
posted by phoenixci - 8th of july, 2012
Who would have believed a few months ago that I, a photographer without any training, would have reached over 100 photos accepted. The start of the journey was hard and after many refusals I wondered, (as many others have I am sure)... More...
Extreme inspiration
posted by kimdeadman - 24th of june, 2012
I recently went to a photography exhibition at the Metropoliatan Museum of Photography while on holiday in Tokyo. I found it by chance while filling in time between some other activities, but it turned out to be a big source of inspiration.... More...
Exposure settings to shoot action
posted by illuminativisual - 22nd of february, 2012
Exposure settings: As a rule of thumb, you need a shutter speed of around 1/1000 sec to capture action like a bird taking off, sports, jets etc. The relative speed of the subject will increase if you are close to it. It will also depend... More...
Lessons from a Newbie
posted by kringstad - 28th of december, 2011
Last weekend I was lucky enough to get ahold of some tickets to a Minnesota Timberwolves games (professional basketball). Our group was sitting in the third row which was only a could of feet/meters away from the action. I only brought... More...
First experience with shooting fireworks...
posted by igordabari - 11th of march, 2011
I always dremt to take photograpy of a firework. And finally I managed to do this. Unfortunately, fireworks are very short events and it is not possible to change spot adjusting for the best view. One does not know EXACTLY where it... More...
Adobe picture color settings?
posted by kk8737 - 24th of february, 2011
Our Photoshop color settings used are (Adobe RGB (1998)) or (sRGB IEc61966-2.1) color settingsWe use a solution will be issued in different More...
Setting Sun
posted by subhra2jyoti - 18th of october, 2010
I shot this image of setting sun on way back to my home town from countryside.Bright red colored Sun during twilight time attracted me a lot for capturing this beautiful image. I again request your kind opinion on this. Thanks... More...
Aperture And How It Will Effect Your Images
posted by rebeccaosborn - 30th of october, 2009
Ok, so the last blog i posted, i wrote about how your exposure effects your image. There are 3 main things that will effect your exposure.. these are your Aperture, Shutter Speed and your ISO. To make this blog NOT be 10 pages... More...
400 Images on DT
posted by litifeta - 25th of february, 2009
Wow!. February 2009 looked pretty dismal personally, but professionally it has allowed me to celebrate 2 huge milestones here. First, I broke the 2,000 sales barrier, and now I have 400 images online. It is really exciting to... More...
Goal Setting in 2009 - and beyond...
posted by fultonsphoto - 27th of december, 2008
I have read one or two blog articles on goal setting for 2009, which led me to share the following extract which I found rather interesting reading, and hopefully a revalation to some... Get Serious about Setting Goals (From Robin... More...
Goal Setting Part 3 - Achievement
posted by danp68 - 27th of march, 2008
Today was a landmark day for me in microstock. I received my 50th and 51st downloads of the month only 27 days into March, which allowed me to achieve my goal of 50 downloads in 1 month much sooner than expected. In this final blog... More...
Goal Setting Part 2
posted by danp68 - 3rd of march, 2008
As promised in Part 1, I am tracking my progress toward achieving 50 downloads in 1 month at Dreamstime by 7/31/2008. The first two months of my challenge have been successful. In January I set a personal record with 28 downloads,... More...
Basic Canon Rebel XT
posted by ladykassie - 31st of december, 2007
Settings for your Rebel Just to have a better understanding for the settings for your Canon Rebel .. ;0)
When getting a new computer....
posted by kenneystudios - 16th of november, 2007
... check your monitor settings. In a carry-over from yesterday's events (Stock Image -vs- Snapshot), I learned another valuable lesson as well. I am used to working on my desktop computer, where I have already spent painstaking... More...
Taking Things for Granted
posted by thefinalmiracle - 21st of august, 2007
I have always been possessive about my music instruments, vehicles, computer and cameras. But still a person like me being careless is something no one around me will believe, but I did end up in a huge trouble lately which made me... More...
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