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My First Photo Shoot With a Model
posted 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... More...
Creative projects as a way to train your eye - a review
posted 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... More...
Workflow for your compact camera photos
posted 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... More...
Re-editing accepted photos on DT
posted 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,... More...
Review time
posted 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... More...
Creative projects - how to stay creative and train your eyes.
posted 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... More...
How I keep my digital files organized
posted 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... More...
Image lifecycle
posted 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... More...
Preparing Photos for Dreamstime
posted 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... More...
Not making basic mistakes ... Some thoughts ...
posted 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... More...
Action writing in PS, Easier post-processing
posted 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:... More...
picWorkflow
posted 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... More...
From stock photo hobbyist to microstock pro
posted 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,... More...
Invest in Quality
posted 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... More...
Hello, microstocks!
posted 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... More...
Digital Workflow - Olympus Cameras
posted 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... More...
What is your workflow like...
posted 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.... More...
My Film Scanning Workflow
posted 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... More...
My Microstock Workflow from A to Z!
posted 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!... More...
Digital Workflow
posted 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... More...
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