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  • Yummo! Shooting Food

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of May, 2007

    Many times a business deal has been concluded over a pricey meal or in a coffee shop. Hundreds, if not thousands of cookbooks, are published every year. Entire magazines and web sites are devoted to recipes and cooking tips. Many charities and non-profit organizations... More
  • Shots That Take Off. Shooting Air Travel

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of April, 2007

    In the next two months I'll be traveling across the US more than once, going to Alaska and to several destinations in Europe. Travel destination images are plentiful but what about images of travel itself?... More
  • Shooting Small

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of March, 2007

    The current Dreamstime assignment is to create images of the owners and customers of smaller businesses. Companies with less than 500 employees generate a sizeable percentage of world wide annual revenue. And they purchase more goods and services from large national... More
  • First tentative steps with models

    by Katey997 | 4th of October, 2014

    Thought I' ll have a go at shooting people, with a camera that is lol before you arks. It started with mum and her sister, I find it odd slightly as I, m use to animals, people are so much more difficult as they know the camera is there, all I said was take no notice of... More
  • 10 tips about shooting babies and children. Guidance from mom.

    by Aynursib | 26th of September, 2014

    As a mother of 2 small children (at present, son - 4 years, daughter - 8 months) and the photographer, it is logical that my portfolio on 90% consist of the children's photos. I will share with you my observation. 1. The easiest way – shooting children in usual... More
  • 6 Tips for Taking Better Maternity Photographs

    by Designroast | 19th of September, 2014

    As the trend of maternity photo shoots continues to increase, so does the opportunity for you to make your clients feel like this important time in their life has been properly and beautifully captured. Maternity photographs come with a great amount of responsibility for... More
  • Always Carry a Camera (Part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 3rd of September, 2014

    Some time ago I wrote a blog (here) about always carrying a camera with you, just so you don't miss any great photo opportunities . Everything I said then is true today. Maybe more so. There are over 25,000,000 stock images on Dreamstime as I write this. That staggering... More
  • Shooting cats

    by Obiectiv | 28th of August, 2014

    Cats are one of the hardest subjects to photograph. To do this, you need a cat or more, and very important, patience, a lot of patience. If you want to capture a certain scene, well thought before shooting, you must have a good relation with the cat, and the cat must cooperate,... More
  • People photoshoot

    by Matthiase | 21st of August, 2014

    I did a awesome photoshoot with one of my new models a week ago. Here's some of the images:). The images turned out great and I'm looking forward to work with this model again.                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
  • My first pictures

    by Robertnacke | 16th of April, 2014

    I wanted share with you that not too long ago I had my pictures accepted to my Portfolio on here which is such a great feeling to see this on there, in knowing that I can do this, and that as long as you never give up you can achieve anything in life. Just keep trying to... More
  • White Stuff - Shooting tips & tricks for lots of white (or black)

    by Edosaodaro | 7th of April, 2014

    Hi Guys! Does any know any tips and tricks for taking pictures with lots of white (or black) in the frame? Here are a couple of tips that I use: 1. Metering off blue skies - this invloves point the camera up towards the sky to set my exposure and then (with exposure... More
  • It won't be long, now.

    by Upwardway38 | 27th of January, 2014

    There's just something about this delicacy that only lasts such a short time in April. It's highly coveted among hunters everywhere here in the Midwest, and they sell anywhere from $40-100 a pound depending on your budget, craving, and most of all the season itself.... 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
  • Awesome Photoshoot!

    by Matthiase | 25th of December, 2013

    I did a photoshoot with a friend a few days ago, here's the awesome results of it. Im planning more shoots with him and another friend. Im sure they are gonna turn out great. I have also bought myself a backup server for all my images=) Please support my... More
  • Magazine Cover:)

    by Adeliepenguin | 9th of December, 2013

    I recently broke my wrist and had a cast above my elbow. I couldn't drive, couldn't open a jar, and could hardly lift, hold and use my camera. So imagine my dismay when the mother of the models I work with ask me to take some photos. She wanted to try for a magazine cover... More
  • First "On Location" photoshoot

    by Mudplucker | 11th of October, 2013

    Well, my first on location photo shoot is over and I managed to get MUCH LESS than I expected of myself. The good news I guess is that I at least got something. Here is one of those somethings… To start the day off, the garden center owner had apparently forgotten... More
  • MR each time while shooting..?

    by Vennys | 29th of September, 2013

    As I noticed, there is only 1 MR needed here (for 1 model). When you shoot more times (different days) with the same model, do you sign every time MR? Or may I use same form for the whole year (specific) year..? (only once signed at the beginning) Thanks. Vašek More
  • First model shoot!

    by Matthiase | 7th of June, 2013

    My first model shoot images accepted and are now up and ready in my portfolio. This was my first shoot ever with a model intended for my stock business. I hope they gonna sell well, and im thinking of taking a lot of image with this model. Easy to work with and good looking,... More
  • Meeting the Mafia in a workshop

    by Miraclemoments | 21st of May, 2013

    Well I recently did a shoot for people with the theme of The Mafia. They were Italian and wanted to do a Mafia themed photo shoot. I had just taken possession of my new Pocketwizard Plus X units and a 580ex speedlite as a second strobist which I was happy about.... More

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