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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 12

    by Hyperbiker | 31st of July, 2014

    Hi folks, Back in the field again after a long break. This article is about a bird of prey: LESSER KESTREL - FALCO NAUMANNI It is a small bird of prey, 27–33 cm in length with a 63–72 cm wingspan. It looks very much like the larger common kestrel but has proportionally... More
  • HELP THIS BUG .. please identify it

    by Debarunpal | 25th of July, 2014

      I recently clicked this rainbow colored wing bee or wasp, found injured at my garden, i was lucky to get its few shots before it RIP. If needed : It got his few fore shots from various angles at my database I dont knew its species, i have searched but unable to... More
  • Wildlife in India

    by Shariqkhan | 13th of May, 2014

    There are many National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Zoos in India. Various species of animals including Tigers, Leopards, Gaur, Sloth Bears, Deer and Antelopes, Wolves, Hyena, Jackal and Foxes seen in them. Although spotting Tigers, Leopards and Sloth Bears... More
  • Don't Geotag Your Wildlife Photos

    by Elianehaykal | 6th of May, 2014

    Here's an Article on Petapixel I came across today. Poachers use geotagged photos to get to their preys, often endangered species! See Article
  • Crossed a milestone of 200 Approved Images

    by Shariqkhan | 28th of April, 2014

    I am happy to share this information that during last four months my approved images crossed the milestone of 200. Now I have 225 approved images from wide variety of subjects in my Portfolio. My portfolio includes Wildlife(Birds, Animals), Nature(Forest, Landscape, Trees,... More
  • Wildlife Photography and how to make best of it

    by Jremes84 | 27th of March, 2014

    Summer is coming. As part of the season, wildlife photography is a must at least for me. At many other out there, who might be actually consider going into wildlife and taking pictures or animals around them. This might not be as easy as many people think, how ever. Sometimes... More
  • Steve Allen's favorite images - New Collection

    by Mrallen | 24th of January, 2014

    Have a look at the new collection - Steve's Favorite Images. This great collection of almost 400 colorful stock images includes some of Steve's own work, but mostly the great photography of more than 75 other Dreamstime photographers. (I will add the work... More
  • Macro Photography Ethics

    by Robinstockphotos | 21st of December, 2013

    It is after a long time that I am writing, I have been busy with a lot of things...leaving school life behind and getting into a college on the opposite side of the country...and believe me India is a vast country. Away from family, away from familiar people, the months are... More

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