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  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These birds... More
  • Mostly, it's a shutter thing

    by Matthewcuda | 23rd of September, 2015

    With many years of photography under my belt now, and several years as a wildlife photographer, I can honestly say that shutter speed will make you or break you in this genre. In this post I will examine why the shutter is so crucial in wildlife as well as other action photography... More
  • The New Forest National Park England

    by Haczyk | 7th of September, 2015

    The New Forest is an area of southern England.                     More
  • British wildlife, get your shots added to the ULTIMATE collection.

    by BCritchley | 17th of August, 2015

      I've recently started trying my hand at photographing the wildlife here in Britain, not the easiest thing to do well.   The main ingredients I have found to half decent images are research, planning, time/patience, equipment and the quality of light. If your... More
  • Elephant Day

    by Elianehaykal | 12th of August, 2015

    Today is World Elephant Day, that majestic creature whose plight should be heard. Poaching, exploitation for circus entertainment, zoo confinement, elephant riding, etc. are wrecking havoc on the survival of this endangered species & its wellbeing. Photographers can... More
  • Zone Focusing and When to Use it

    by Matthewcuda | 14th of July, 2015

    You are setup in a place where the wildlife is very close and moving at high speed. You have very little time to react, so you pick up the camera and try to use your focusing points to get a good focus lock on the subject and begin to fire away. In only a moment's time the... More
  • Where is your focus?

    by Matthewcuda | 26th of June, 2015

    Focus can be thought of in two general ways in photography. There is the idea of focusing our creativity and our energy into making a great photograph and there is the physical act of focusing the camera. Both of these concepts are intimately linked and this article is going... More
  • Backgrounds for Nature Photography

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of June, 2015

    We have all had the experience of taking the family to a commercial portrait studio to have some family photos made. We all get dressed up in our Sunday best, comb our hair and probably look and act as if we are going to a funeral rather than a festive photography adventure.... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 4)

    by Matthewcuda | 7th of June, 2015

    This week I am wrapping up the "Bird Photography on a Budget" series with a conversation about flashes. I often see postings online that say "I prefer to not use flash on wildlife" and another might say "Flash scares the birds so I don't use flash." I am going to specifically... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 3)

    by Matthewcuda | 1st of June, 2015

    Welcome to part three of bird photography on a budget. In part one and part two I discussed what lens and camera body to purchase to get you started on this awesome journey to better bird photographs. In this blog entry I am going to show you how to keep your camera steady... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 2)

    by Matthewcuda | 22nd of May, 2015

    In part one of this series I talked about bird photography and photography in general as a blending of knowledge, pre-image visualization and gear which when used properly will result in better photographs of the subject. I also talked about my recommendations for a great... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part I)

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of May, 2015

      I have been asked two different times recently as to how to get started in wildlife photography and how my photographs are so sharp? I of course gave the obligatory answers about shutter speed, aperture, a good tripod and practice, but this has unfolded into larger... More
  • Celebrating a Milestone of 325 Approved Image and 25 Sales

    by Shariqkhan | 10th of December, 2014

                In less than a year time my portfolio reached to 325 images with 23 sales so far. I am very happy as an Exclusive Contributor of Dreamstime and expecting first 50 sales soon.             My listed image comes from all... More
  • Summertime Blues

    by Seashell317 | 14th of November, 2014

    If you have ever vacationed on the beaches of Wildwood, New Jersey there are always things you can count on experiencing. The sand will get into everything but you won't care you are happy to be in the sand. Listening to the sounds of the waves rolling in, an occasional whistle... More
  • Wildlife - Take What I Can Get

    by Martynelson | 6th of November, 2014

    I like to photograph wildlife in their natural settings. But even domestic pets aren't necessarily cooperative about posing for photographs. With wild animals I must take what I can get. Sometimes that involves taking many photos to capture one good one but with digital photography... More
  • Wild horses!

    by Buffy1982 | 5th of November, 2014

    Portrait of wild horses in the italian mountain.                     More
  • The road from Math to Photos

    by Nadsdl | 27th of October, 2014

    Hi all, I'm new to Dreamstime, I only started contributing last weekend. I have hit the 50 mark in uploads (yes, I'm a newbie), and I thought that the 50 mark, and me deciding to go exclusive, warranted an introduction. My name is Nadia. During the day I am an actuary.... More
  • Trip Through the Tetons!

    by Eric1513 | 24th of October, 2014

    The title to this blog is accurate. I didn't just go to the Tetons. Rather, with some good friends, I backpacked "through" the Tetons and had a marvelous 3-day trip. We went 21 miles, hiked over a 10,700 foot pass and saw an abundance of wildlife, including a bear, moose,... More
  • A Weed by any other Name is a Wildflower...

    by Martynelson | 13th of October, 2014

    Showy Milkweed is very attractive to butterflies, especially Monarchs. They see the beauty in a plant we simply think of as a weed. Seeing the wildflower in bloom makes it easier to appreciate its beauty.    Showy Milk Weed Blooming in California's Yosemite National... More
  • Short note about dragonflies

    by Oliena | 7th of August, 2014

    I never saw any dragonflies when I was a child. I am not actually sure, but there aren’t any interesting moments about them in my memory. I met them closely just several years ago. And became some kind of passive fan of this creatures. Every outdoor trip I hope to find... More

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