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Yummo! Shooting Food
posted 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.... More...
Shots That Take Off. Shooting Air Travel
posted 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
posted 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... More...
My first pictures
posted 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... More...
White Stuff - Shooting tips & tricks for lots of white (or black)
posted 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... More...
It won't be long, now.
posted 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,... More...
Process Raw or Shoot JPEG?
posted 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.... More...
Awesome Photoshoot!
posted 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... More...
Magazine Cover:)
posted 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.... More...
First "On Location" photoshoot
posted 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... More...
MR each time while shooting..?
posted 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... More...
First model shoot!
posted 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... More...
Meeting the Mafia in a workshop
posted 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... More...
Choosing for mirrorless
posted by 1000wordsimages - 20th of may, 2013
>I am shooting now with my Mirrorless cameras for about 1,5 year and I am very happy about the choice. Long time I was dreaming of having a small camera that creates the same quality images of a DSLR. I wanted something that I could... More...
Living healthy
posted by cousy86 - 4th of april, 2013
Wow ! My works has been accepted to the contest Spring Cleaning Time and it's great motivation for my next works ! Now I am planning photoshoot in sport club this Sunday. The theme is "Living healthy". Thanks to Dreamstime team... More...
My First Photo Shoot With a Model
posted by mudplucker - 28th of march, 2013
First Photo Shoot with a model: Well, I’m certainly glad to get my very first people shoot out of the way, but I did make a few mistakes ...AND it was quite a learning experience. I’m hoping that this blog will reinforce (to... More...
Forcing myself to "shoot stock"
posted by robinstockphotos - 4th of february, 2013
Stock photography is supposed to be serious business, right? Where you have bring well dressed businessmen in dark suit sporting spotless neckties, a finger hovering around in the air drawing an increasing bar graph? Or maybe pressing... More...
The cobra, at last!
posted by robinstockphotos - 24th of january, 2013
I've been hunting for some snakes lately to photograph some. I got some photos but none were very impressive and looked quite common. It is hard to photograph snakes in the wild here because what you get here are mostly venomous and... More...
Planning resource
posted by chanevy - 19th of december, 2012
I am going to try to create more marketable images by creating themes based on the calendar. Not just holidays, but months of this and that. I had some trouble locating a resource that had the information I wanted in one place.... More...
Arabian Horse
posted by thammarsten - 5th of december, 2012
In the week I was out taking photos of Arabian horses in the country. It snowed a little and blew cold, everyone was loaded and started looking for the horses before we would start to shoot. The horses raced back and forth loaded and... More...
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