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  • My First Photo Shoot With a Model

    by Mudplucker | 28th of March, 2013

    First Photo Shoot with a model: Well, I’m certainly glad to get my very first people shoot out of the way, but I did make a few mistakes ...AND it was quite a learning experience. I’m hoping that this blog will reinforce (to myself) what I need to do to elevate my... More
  • Creative projects as a way to train your eye - a review

    by Mellimage | 1st of February, 2013

    Last year I wrote a short entry on how to use creative projects to train your eyes and stay creative. I also mentioned in that entry, that I had plans on taking part in a 52 week creative project where one had to create one image each week for a theme. This entry then is... More
  • Workflow for your compact camera photos

    by Robinstockphotos | 10th of December, 2012

    Don't have a DSLR that produces very high quality images? Read on! Modern DSLR cameras are highly flexible, fast and produce RAW format images which contain all the data produced by the image sensor. That means none of your data is lost and most of the adjustments... More
  • Re-editing accepted photos on DT

    by Marugod83 | 30th of August, 2012

    Hello, I don't know if you had already did this (most certainly, yes), but I'm started to reworked some accepted pictures on DT, specially those who didn't had the look that I want now. So, I make the retouching of the pictures, I upload it as usual, I am writing a... More
  • Review time

    by Saap585 | 20th of March, 2012

    Image review takes FOREVER!!! ??? 7 days pending and from yesterday went twice for hours under review and back again with ETR!!! and back again to review!!!!! :( and there are more on pending queue and more on my computer's workflow!!! And im just thinking, start... More
  • Creative projects - how to stay creative and train your eyes.

    by Mellimage | 10th of February, 2012

    How do you keep your creativity flowing? How do you train your eyes to see photographically? I have creative projects that help me with that. I have a few projects going, most of them are long term projects. One project is the "Project Green" where I try to find images... More
  • How I keep my digital files organized

    by Gmargittai | 18th of November, 2011

    I think this is a good subject to blog about. Capturing a photo these days is very cheap, all it takes is to press the button and a new photo is born. Due to this ease and low cost, the amount of files just keeps piling up. Having your files safe and well organized is... More
  • Image lifecycle

    by Expozer | 15th of November, 2011

    Trying to find the best workflow in an image's lifecycle, is not always as easy as it seems! The phases from capture to archive can be a struggle. The more files the larger demand for structure and organization. I have spend quite some hours on this site Digital Photography... More
  • Preparing Photos for Dreamstime

    by Nigelspiers | 18th of October, 2011

    Before I submit any image to Dreamstime these are the steps I take: 1. First I select the best photograph of each subject series based on composition, lighting and sharpness. If it is not sharp already I don’t consider submitting it. 2. Next I straighten and crop... More
  • Not making basic mistakes ... Some thoughts ...

    by Bevanward | 1st of August, 2011

    In the absence of much time to develop my shooting style of late I have been conscientiously trying to not make basic mistakes! Basic things that I have been trying NOT to do include: Arriving somewhere with no battery (now check the battery indicator before heading... More
  • Action writing in PS, Easier post-processing

    by Billdayone | 13th of March, 2011

    Hi all, Its very early in the morning, so a cup of coffee is in order. In the spirit of DT, I would like to make myself available, for any help that I can, about doubts with Actions in PS. Definition of an Action in Photoshop: The ability to record a series of... More
  • picWorkflow

    by Shopartgallerycom | 6th of December, 2010

    Today I joined picWorkflow and I find it really great! Now I'll have more time to take pictures and I will spend less time to upload them in the microstock sites. Because picWorkflow is helping me! picWorkflow makes it very easy for photographers to upload their media... More
  • From stock photo hobbyist to microstock pro

    by Helix7 | 16th of February, 2010

    Browse any microstock message board and you will find countless discussions about turning your microstock hobby into a career. Let's face it; this is a fun business to be a part of and if it is at all possible to turn it into a career, we would all jump at the opportunity.... More
  • Invest in Quality

    by Rcaucino | 11th of December, 2009

    I'm really happy to have discovered that my photographic workflow is in compliance with the practice directions of dpBestflow: an ASMP initiative funded by the Library of Congress. Digital Photography Best Practices and Workflow project is the product of more than two... More
  • Hello, microstocks!

    by Adash | 24th of November, 2009

    My new art website is ready for visitors. Just say "Cheese!" and... sell it. Everyday Fine Arts. Webscience, Photos, Video. Adobe Photoshop tips and tricks, Microstock tips and tricks, interesting links, workshops, Books and free LEGAL images, of course. Welcome! You... More
  • Digital Workflow - Olympus Cameras

    by Holgs | 21st of July, 2009

    After a few months of being in one place in Colombia I've been on the road again for a little while now. I was expecting my next blog to be about southern Colombia - but actually nothing that exciting happened, (except maybe the wheel of the bus falling off while in motion)... More
  • What is your workflow like...

    by Meryll | 2nd of July, 2009

    I have been in DT for about 9 months. There seems to be contributors who upload many photos monthly here. I manage to upload 6 pictures average in month, I start from chosen RAW photos and I make final touches in an editorial program. I wonder, what is your workflow like... More
  • My Film Scanning Workflow

    by Reeddaigle | 22nd of December, 2008

    As of this blog entry, my portfolio contains 23 images. All were shot on film using a Canon AE-1 camera as old as I am. As I wrote in my first blog entry, I'm not anti-digital. In fact, I'm soon to have my very own Canon DSLR. In any case, I'd like to share my scanning... More
  • My Microstock Workflow from A to Z!

    by Yanc | 4th of September, 2008

    Hello fellow microstockers! I thought I would share with you my latest blog post at Yanik's Photo School! I just posted part 1 of my workflow. I picked my brains to make it as complete as possible! Check it out here! Yanik More
  • Digital Workflow

    by Talanis | 2nd of September, 2008

    Many tools can be used and everyone probably have his own workflow to process their image. Here is what I developped over the last year. First, I'm on a Mac and using Aperture as my main cataloging and basic retouching tool but all that can be done with other software... More

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