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  • Tripods, the one accessory every microstock photographer must have

    by Mike2focus | 19th of August, 2013

    This subject has been touched on a few times here in the forum. But the importance of this subject warrants a refresher article on this important subject… One of the most important photography accessories, if not THE most important, is a tripod. I use mine whenever it... More
  • How to get loooong shutter speeds.

    by Honkamaa | 24th of May, 2013

    Hello guys! This post is for beginner photographers out there who are interested in getting started to experiment with long shutter speeds for landscape or any other photography. The question answered in this post is "How do I get long shutter speeds?". This... More
  • Blurrrr

    by Sydney | 20th of May, 2013

    What do people think of this photo! See Article
  • Lesson 4: shutter speed, and how it works alongside aperture

    by Kimdeadman | 19th of October, 2012

    It’s time for another blog post following on from my previous discussions on photography basics. As always, this is to celebrate having another handful of photos accepted on Dreamstime. I have now made a massive 42 accepted images, my latest one taken on a worldwide photo... More
  • Motion blur on subject

    by Alvera | 31st of August, 2012

    I made some photos at a drifting race. First one was approved today. I want to share my technique. First of all, you will need a shutter speed of about 1/8 - 1/20 sec. This is beyond my anti-shake abilities with a 450 mm lens so I use a tripod. Also, I pre-focused on the... More
  • Don't trust what they write ON plastic! Trust only what you test!

    by Alvera | 29th of August, 2012

    Three SD cards tested, see here what is write on them: What they write on label - click here Tested with h2testw_1.4 (google for it, it's free and small). Results: Sandisk Extreme class 6 (20 MB/s* on label) - 4 GB capacity Writing speed tested: 12.3 MByte/s Reading... More
  • Wildlife and Movement First Try

    by Artalis | 10th of August, 2012

    I set myself an assignment the other day, to capture animal movement with my new sigma 70-200 2.8 OS lens and new Canon 7D. Being fairly new to photography and exploring my new kit, I was eager to get some decent shots. Put the camera on TV mode and tried various speeds... More
  • Car crash collection

    by Pascalinaclaudiu | 26th of July, 2012

    I invite you to contribute your images into my Car crash collection. Welcome and enjoy! See Article
  • Tip - Cheap Flash Units for DIY Studios

    by Peanutroaster | 8th of December, 2011

    Lately I've been experimenting with a DIY home studio setup in the basement. I started with continuous lighting using large CFLs but moved on to trying out flash units. I picked up an inexpensive flash trigger systems for three units from iShoot off Ebay that consists... More
  • Soooooooooo Fast !!!

    by Digikhmer | 17th of November, 2011

    I can't believe yet. This image has been uploaded there is less than two days. And another unbelievable thing is there is only one view and one sale straight away! This picture represent a lot for me because of all my young age spend there, all my sweet memories. That... More
  • Splash Photography — How To Shoot A Splash Scene

    by Midosemsem | 14th of November, 2011

    Splash photography is challenging and a lot of fun. The reason – it requires some precise coordination, the results are wonderful and you are going to have a lot of fun practicing some coordination with your assistant while witnessing some... More
  • cycling ... new works , old works..

    by Tan510jomast | 12th of September, 2011

    My most popular image is of cycling. It was not for any competition or whatnot. I was walking home through the park and saw a crowd and someone talking via the loudspeaker. So curious like the cat, I couldn't resist to walk across the Commons in Halifax to check it out.... More
  • Woot! First editorial download

    by Kschua | 22nd of August, 2011

    Imagine my surprise this morning when I login to dt. Noticed that the sales figure went 1 up. Immediately I checked to see which image was bought. It was this unusual view of the Natiional Library building in Singapore. What is more incredible is that this was downloaded... More
  • Panning, The Art Of Motion Photography!

    by Midosemsem | 17th of August, 2011

    Panning is an interesting art of photography. It has been there since ages but it still excites many photographers. It gives the right feel of motion to your pictures. Panning works best for sports and motion photography or when you want to depict a motion or movement in... More
  • Speed of approval for editorial image: Amazing!

    by Kschua | 16th of August, 2011

    Last night I uploaded this image of the LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore and this morning it was approved! Never experience such quick approval. Incidentally, it is my first editorial image and also, my first post:) Cheers everyone! See Article
  • What speed is normal for you?

    by Gelia | 14th of June, 2011

    What upload per month is normal for you? Making photo is not my job, just a hobby. After work in the evening I upload photos to Dreamstime, not all of these photos are accepted by checkers. 20 uploaded photos per month is my comfortable speed. I upload photos not only... More
  • download is coming so fast!!!!

    by Xiaofeng123 | 3rd of June, 2011

    This is too fast for me! I never think the new uplaod image will download soon by user. I upload the picture this Tuesday and download today.Just 3 days after upload. Thanks DT. More
  • Incredibly Networked

    by Thefinalmiracle | 14th of April, 2011

    Today I was sitting down wondering what to do from tomorrow. Well for some reason the co-incidence was that it is a kind of a new year for us. A festival called Gudi Padwa. I said why not think about a work reform seriously. The first thing I decided was to cut down my computer... More
  • High speed photography

    by Diavata | 10th of March, 2011

    About one year ago, I came across a website with beautiful images of splashes. I immediately knew I wanted to do this too! However, I was a macro photographer, withy zero experience of studio and/or flash photography. So, I had no idea what I needed, to create these a... More
  • 300 sales !!

    by Youths | 20th of August, 2010

    -------------------------------------- Feb.02,2010 - Joined Dreamstime -------------------------------------- Feb.08 - First image online -------------------------------------- Feb.11 - First sale -------------------------------------- Mar.02 -... More

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