• Home
  • Blogs
  • Stock Photography Blog & Community Forum

Stock Photography Articles about soft & Community Forum

  • Easily upload your photos to multiple microstock sites

    by Huislaw | 28th of August, 2013

    Before I start my post, here are some sweet cupcakes for everyone: Do you sell photos on many microstock agencies? If yes, GO to download GO Stock Developed by MyMicrostock & GO Software, it will help to automate repetitive tasks and save time.... More
  • Noise Reduction Tools: A Review

    by Robinstockphotos | 10th of June, 2013

    As a photographer, you always get to encounter situations that are worth capturing but the light is extremely unfavorable. If you have a tripod, you are good to go. But that doesn't always help. Recently while trying to make an HDR of a church interior, I wasn't allowed to... More
  • An airsoft game

    by Razvanxr | 10th of April, 2013

    One evening I went to have a beer with some of my friends. The lastest hobby for one of them is airsoft. Lately he talks very often about it, about the rifles he owns, the way he upgraded his equipment. And I've became very curious about it. He told me - Tomorrow morning... More
  • Experiments

    by Shmeljov | 28th of October, 2012

    Picking up the lights for this photo session took a lot of time. Eventually settled on a single softbox, hanging from the ceiling. This is not the first time when I realize that just a randomly settled light source can be more effective than a bunch of them installed "with... More
  • Photoshop Lightroom 4

    by Fishwater | 5th of September, 2012

    First, let me explain my experience with post-processing to give you an idea of my skill level. I began with Photoshop 3 with a little instruction from a colleague and upgraded to Photoshop 4 when I had the opportunity a little later on. In time, I felt Photoshop was just... More
  • Beauty Lighting - by JP Caldeano

    by Yogiproductions | 6th of June, 2012

    BEAUTY LIGHTING With beauty lighting, I try to get my light sources as large as possible. One of the things I say over and over is, the larger your light source is in relationship to your subject, the softer the light. So for beauty lighting, I generally get the modifiers... More
  • Keywords are so important!

    by Cleaper | 9th of March, 2012

    We all know how time consuming keywording can be, but it really is a vital stage of uploading that should be given just as much thought as the taking of and the processing of the image. Yesterday, I had a spare hour and so thought I would look at some of my images to see... More
  • Microsoft Officially Closes Skype Deal

    by Deejaybtr | 16th of October, 2011

    Microsoft has officially announced that it has completed it’s deal to acquire Skype for $8.5 billion, a deal that was announced back in May 2011. Microsoft said that Skype will become a new business unit at Microsoft that will be headed by Tony Bates, currently the CEO... More
  • Softbox Diffuser for Shoe Mount Flashes

    by Gmargittai | 23rd of September, 2011

    Don't know about other people but I really hated the electronic flashes. Especially the ones that come with the camera with their tiny area. The only thing they do is insert their harsh light, create strong shadows and kill the mood in any picture. There is not much improvement... More
  • Noise Reduction Software

    by Akulamatiau | 19th of September, 2011

    I always had problems when processing RAW image files especially the ones shot at night time or during low light situation. And of course, a lot of it were refused by DT. We all know that we should try to use low ISO setting to lessen the noises, but sometimes we just... More
  • Manufacturing software company seeks factory floor shots

    by Roberrific | 10th of September, 2011

    Submit original images of automated equipment making stuff indoors to A Manufacturing Process photo challenge on Lenzr on behalf of and sponsored by a manufacturing software solutions provider, will license your shots for the firm's new website. The project is pretty straightforward;... More
  • The Photographers Ephemeris

    by Llareggub | 6th of September, 2011

    Following on from a blog I wrote last week I would like to write about a great piece of free software that I discovered to help me plan photography trips. We all know hat sunsets and rises have been done to death here on Dreamstime so if you are going to submit one it... More
  • The F 2.8 ( love it or hate it)

    by Nikmd | 19th of May, 2011

    When I started with photography a year ago, wide aperture lens ( f 2.8, f1.4) were all that I desired as I wanted to shoot in low light situations and also get the pleasing bokeh in almost all my shots by using the widest aperture. I enjoyed it very much. Then I joined dreamstime... More
  • Adobe´s Lightroom

    by Starblue | 29th of December, 2010

    Hi to all! I hope that you have a wonderful festive time! Today I will be very short :-) Do you use Adobe´s Lightroom? It is a wonderful software. I love it! Here is a nice article about a new version of Lightroom. Perhaps you can find it useful! The link for the... More
  • Finding your images on internet

    by Alexhor | 8th of November, 2010

    At the beginning, I just want to put a disclaimer that this is not sponsored article and I don't have any interest relations with the software creator or their business. Just want to share my discovery to those who didn't know about it. Many of us would like to know how... More
  • Yummy Fruits

    by Shopartgallerycom | 27th of October, 2010

    And these are my new additions to the Fruits collection: More
  • Lens not wide enough - why not create a panorama (free tool)

    by Bevanward | 5th of October, 2010

    My first experience with stitching photos into panoramas/mosaics was using the Canon PhotoStitch application. It has come along way since I first used it in 1999 however, still seems to struggle with many stitching scenarios, especially if the photos are not captured panning... More
  • Expensive lens - still soft images!?

    by Demonike | 29th of July, 2010

    Recently I have started to notice that we get an increasing number of product and people shots that are NOT out of focus, but are kind of soft anyway. As the review tool shows conveniently the EXIF of the photograph, a correlation started to emerge. Namely, the correlation... More
  • Soft focus

    by Raindrop | 21st of July, 2010

    Hi, I decided to create one more blog for those who like soft focus. Few months ago I bought book Scott Kelby CS2 for photographers and find lot of nice tips. :) One of them is how to create soft skin but to reserve all details on skin. So I did it and for my taste it was... More
  • "Softlight" A quick way in Photoshop to add pop to your images!

    by Nansaidh | 1st of April, 2010

    A quick easy way to add that "pop" to your images in Photoshop is to adjust your layer mode to softlight. To do this, first create a duplicate of your original image in your layers pallette, then at the top left hand side you'll see "Normal," there is a drop down menu... More

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

questions, meet answers

Join the discussion in the Dreamstime photography forum. Learn from, and share with, hundreds of professional stock photographers just like you!

Photography Forums