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  • Shooting to get it the first time

    by Circed | 22nd of October, 2014

    Portfolio Circe Denyer  Shooting for Dreamstime has given my photography focus. Literally. The goal I have is to shoot with the end in mind. No cropping, no Photoshop, the right shot in the "can". This required me to study the mistakes I made and correct as I went along.... More
  • Getting Settings Right

    by Abl8zedezign | 25th of August, 2014

    I have always had a great passion for photography. I can still remember my first old 'point and shoot' camera my granddad gave me when I was six years old. I have recently bought myself the 'real deal' camera, complete with lenses, timer switches and the rest of the bells... More
  • Point & Shoot...

    by Guernica | 22nd of June, 2014

    Point and shoot digital cameras can be wonderfully easy to use. They are relatively inexpensive, depending on the features you require. And they are usually small, making them easily portable. Most models have auto-focus and built in light meters that automatically set... More
  • Chaos in Washington DC

    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 the government shutdown, the DC area has... More
  • Good Exposure for Landscape Photography

    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 allow less light to be recorded by the... More
  • Get your priorities right!

    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 camera but just in case your camera isn'... More
  • Extreme inspiration

    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. Sometimes I look at other photographer'... More
  • Exposure settings to shoot action

    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 on the direction on the movement. Movement... More
  • Lessons from a Newbie

    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 my 17-40L lens on my 7D because I assumed... More
  • First experience with shooting fireworks...

    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 will happen. Noway to set composition before... More
  • Aperture And How It Will Effect Your Images

    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 long, i'm just gonna go into detail in... More
  • Basic Canon Rebel XT

    by Ladykassie | 31st of December, 2007

    Settings for your Rebel Just to have a better understanding for the settings for your Canon Rebel .. ;0) See Article
  • When getting a new computer....

    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 time matching my monitor settings to my... More
  • Taking Things for Granted

    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 pay a price. My day starts at 10 in the... More

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