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Adobe Illustrator - Fighting Again With Pixels
posted by inspirationgame - 11th of november, 2013
Hello Everyone: Long time no talk. To make a long story short, I have been inactive on Dreamstime for quite a while after the loss of my sweetheart in 2011. But life's worth living, and I am back with plenty of inspiration. As I wrote... More...
How To Take a Shadowless Object/Product Photograph
posted by parkinsonsniper - 4th of june, 2012
Hi, I loved this blog writing thing...one of my recent blogs is in the Google’s first page and it made me feel really proud. So I think I will keep writing :) Whatever... Altough I’m not a professor or expert on studio... More...
Autumn has fallen and the winter ...
posted by yellowind - 16th of november, 2011
Sometimes I wonder, that it's great to live in a place where can see and enjoy every four seasons. The autumn is great time for photography. The colors! So many landscapes that have special view in this season. The shadows and the sun... More...
Wildlife Photography Secrets: Angle of Light
posted by visceralimage - 18th of january, 2011
In the old days, you would purchase a package of film and inside the film box was an instruction sheet that described the concept of sunny 16, shooting your images with the sun at your back and other such general information. The... More...
Checklist photography
posted 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... More...
Color above the shadows
posted by mildegard - 9th of february, 2009
I don't know if it will be news to you, but want to share anyway. While drawing in Photoshop I always preferred placing color first and adding shadows, midtones and highlights next. One friend gave me an idea to try it vise versa.... More...
Beware of the Time of Year
posted by ahdrum - 14th of january, 2009
You may or may not realize that the time of the year can greatly effect your shot. I am not talking about color in the leaves, or snow.....but shadows. Even here in Southern California, my photography is greatly effected by the time... More...
14-bit capture
posted by bradcalkins - 14th of january, 2009
One of the things that comes with most high end DSLRs these days, but may be missing on the mid level ones is 14-bit capture. Some of the Nikons allow switching between 12-bit and 14-bit (sorry Sony, Olympus, and Pentax owners - I... More...
The picture in the picture.
posted by dcwcreations - 27th of october, 2008
It's easy to fall into the mindset that if Dreamstime has over 4,000,000 photos online is there anything left to add? The answer is yes yes yes. In fact new photos are selling every day. Also there are a few things we can do... More...
Shadow or Light? It's a question!
posted by lhj - 16th of october, 2008
Photography is called as the art of light and shadow, as you may all know. However, I do not know whether you have the similar question as I have: whether I shall use shadow more than light in the shot or not? I am still wondering and... More...
Review: Lumiquest Softbox III
posted by bradcalkins - 15th of october, 2008
I was looking for something small and light that would make a good flash modifier, and soften the light. After getting a couple of payouts from DT, I decided to purchase Lumiquest's new softbox III for $40. It is lightweight, folds... More...
realistic manipulations- shadows
posted by summerrain - 29th of may, 2008
I want to start by giving a big thank you to everyone that welcomed me to dreamstime, you seem like an awesome crowd and i'm really glad to be a part of it:) Like I said in my first blog I am very much looking forward to sharing... More...
Races Are Hard Work (Even When You Are Volunteering)!
posted by charlesoutcalt - 30th of march, 2008
Yesterday I got up at 3:30 AM and drove 30 minutes to the Metro so I could wrestle my bike onto a subway train to get down to the stadium by 6:00. I was set to photograph a local marathon for a charity group that's near and dear... More...
Exposure and Tonal Contrast
posted by aryanimagery - 12th of february, 2008
Correct Exposure is combination of Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO and a creatively correct exposure is combination of all of above and the photographer’s creative mind. I believe there is nothing can be termed as bad or good light... More...
Illustrator techniques
posted by valdecasas - 12th of october, 2007
While watching so many talented illustrations in this site, I developed a big interest in this subject. I am trying also to illustrate with vectos... well now at the beginning at lease something that people could recognise! :) I... More...
Shadow talks
posted by mailthepic - 6th of september, 2007
We always come to a time where we saw some outstanding picture with very good lighting that we wish we can do it also. It is possible, look carefully at the shadows. Ask yourself with this Question: 1)Where the shadows drop.... More...
Add That Third Dimension
posted by avion49 - 23rd of august, 2007
Tony is currently writing a series of tutorials for Photoshop, so I thought I'd start encouraging folks here to try 3D. "Why go 3D?" you ask. Because in 3D work, you can once again begin to play with light and shadows. You can create... More...
My camera, my shadow
posted by fertographer - 22nd of august, 2007
Ever since I got my DSLR, I have told myself to get use to its weight. Besides its weight, its abit hard for me to ever 'downgrade' to a compact camera. Not that I am putting down PnS cameras but you will somehow find the buttons and... More...
What do you think about black background?
posted by starblue - 13th of august, 2007
Recently I have read several materials about using black background. Not a long time ago, I have tried to take photos with black background. For example in case of this image of children´s hand protected by mother´s hand.... More...
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