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  • All you need to know about photography

    by Sysu90 | 27th of September, 2014

    Introduction Your camera photography has nothing to do with a high quality of photos you want to do. All cameras, especially digital ones, offer the same image quality. The difference is only in terms of the ease with which you can make the necessary adjustments to get... More
  • Two thousand images sold

    by Arturoosorno | 26th of July, 2014

    New milestone, two thousand images sold through Dreamstime. I like to produce images of various subjects, work on a task until satisfactory results are obtained then go on to another topic. Refresh creativity, try new techniques is the goal for now. Still a lot of work to... More
  • Drawing Techniques

    by Vennys | 2nd of September, 2013

    Can someone give me a hand please..? I have a lot of ideas, but I´m missing knowledge for better techniques (mainly not hand-drawing). Are there any books for microstock - work..? (how to create stickers, backgrounds, ...) I know some websites, for example http://vector.... More
  • Dealing with noise the smarter way

    by Robinstockphotos | 3rd of July, 2013

    You noticed a bear inside a cave just before evening. You recall seeing a duplicate of this shot in the last National Geographic magazine. You bring your thousand dollar camera up with a proud telephoto lens sticking out a couple feet and set ISO to 200 only to find shutter... More
  • one of my favorite images

    by Iiberry | 23rd of September, 2012

    One of my favorite pictures. I must strive to learn photography techniques, achieve the goal of a picture online. See Article
  • Bird Photography: Approaching

    by Silasfirth | 25th of June, 2012

    I know it's been a while since my last blog articles on bird photography. I've been really busy and haven't been able to spend as much time working with my photos as I'd like. I still manage to get out, though, and hopefully this information will help you get the next shot... More
  • Understanding depth if field

    by Dmccale | 25th of July, 2011

    I wanted to share this link I found. depth of field In my opinion, we can never learn enough about photography. Sometimes I think I know something and zap its gone. Therefore, I try to read on different techniques as often as I can. Hope this helps some of you. Happy shooting.... More
  • Vertical or Horizontal Photos?

    by Haslinda | 7th of June, 2011

    Do you like to shoot photos vertically or rather horizontally? My initial preference was to shoot landscape or horizontal photos. But for some strange reason I find my photos shot vertically sells better than those done horizontally. As an example, this was the latest... More
  • No Tripod? Use body parts...or whatever...

    by Haslinda | 24th of April, 2011

    This really does not sound as gruesome as the title implies. Well a tripod is particularly useful when taking photographs to reduce the inevitable camera shake. But sometimes it is just not possible to drag that tripod along. Especially in places like shopping malls, museums,... More
  • 5Ps of Microstock

    by Haslinda | 20th of April, 2011

    When I was studying Marketing in school, the 4Ps were drilled into our brains. Let's go into the world of microstock and apply this. Product - Photography/Illustration As contributors, we are the suppliers. So make the product unique and of good quality and buyers will... More
  • Expanding Portfolio - Learning Along the Way

    by Haslinda | 2nd of February, 2011

    It was a chance internet search that point me in the direction of microstock and DT was the first agency that I signed up and gotten a sale. In the beginning, my uploads are all mountain landscapes. That is what I love and the purpose why I bought my Olympus DSLR in the... More
  • Phone lights up the wonderful world

    by Dingdvr | 19th of November, 2010

    I am a college student and I love photography,but so far I have no digital SLR cameras. It does not matter, I have a HTC phone HD2. Although he is only 500 million pixels, I think my phone out of the same film as good as those pictures of SLR cameras. Because I have great... More
  • Pure White Backgrounds: What a leason I learned!

    by MorganOliver | 21st of October, 2010

    Of course isolating an object on a white background, I always try to touch-up on Photoshop. I'm still learning all of Photoshop's amazingly helpful touch-up functions but this one is the latest lesson learned. Only after my "Budget" picture was posted on my portfolio did... More
  • Vector images

    by Williamardrey | 5th of September, 2010

    I have just begun experimenting with vector images. I have to say it's a lot of fun and I have a tendency to let my imagination run wild when I'm creating images. I downloaded a not so expensive program from the internet. It is called Line Form and is very intuitive and... More
  • Portrait Lighting

    by Rtdesignstudio | 13th of May, 2010

    Hi, we've just published an article on Portrait Lighting, where we explained the basic lighting techniques and schemes for creating 5 types of portraits. Please check it out and let us know what you think. Portrait Lighting More
  • A quickie on object isolation

    by Arielmartin | 5th of February, 2010

    A couple of quick tips: To have an object isolated fast and easy (as it can possibly be) first you need to shoot with that in mind. Use white background and get a light between your subject and the background. Just experiment until you get the background as white as possible.... More
  • Tips for Better Photographs

    by Brooksinstitute | 3rd of December, 2009

    Have you been taking pictures that don’t turn out as you envision? Wondered how to use various camera techniques for that perfect snapshot? Since each camera is built differently, learning how to operate your camera can be essential for memorable photos. Following are... More
  • Let's talk a little bit about image sharpness

    by Petarneychev | 5th of May, 2009

    Few things are more impressive than a full blown image with spot on focus and perfect optical sharpness. Unfortunately, few things are as hard as accomplishing this on regular basis, especially when you shoot under natural light and you're trying to squeeze your equipment... More
  • Editing advice needed!

    by Javashots | 17th of April, 2009

    How many of us worry constantly not of our composition, subject matter, or ideas. but rather, we worry about "did I apply too much color saturation? Not enough saturation? or the dreaded "Image over filtered" rejection? poor lighting set up, etc... Does anyone out there... More
  • Corrective Techniques for portraits

    by Creativei | 7th of April, 2009

    Here is the first part of my blog, which I promised will share here, this is a Exclusive Bobby Lane's Class. The successful portrait photographer realizes that his principal aim is to obtain characteristic likenesses of his subjects. At the same time, however, he must... More

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