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lens stress
posted by kimdeadman - 9th of august, 2013
Am I the only photographer who suffers from lens stress/envy/anxiety? I'm slowly nearing the 100 photos landmark with dreamstime and up until recently have made do with one lens; the tamron 17 -50 f2.8 (non IS) which has served me very... More...
First accepted image from new lens bought from first payout
posted by neilmachin - 6th of june, 2013
A short while ago my balance went over the magic $100 for the first time and I was able to request a payout. I put the money towards a lens I have been wanting for some time, a Sigma 10-20mm zoom. This is the first image from that... More...
It's all about the children
posted by tempestz - 8th of may, 2013
As mentioned in a previous blog of mine, capturing the perfect images of children sometimes means letting kids behave naturally to catch some great candid shots. Think of children exploring a beach at low tide and the expressions on... More...
Animals in the zoos
posted by sombra12 - 16th of january, 2013
Some people think, that animals in a zoos are unhappy, but actually it's hard to believe it, when you see them acting and playing. Hope they really as happy, as they look like...
Review: 70-200 4L USM
posted by chanevy - 18th of july, 2012
I debated long and hard before buying this lense. It cost more than I had ever spent on glass before. And what I really wanted was the f2.8. But, if I went with the 2.8, I knew that I would need IS due to the weight of the lense... More...
First extended license Image Sold.
posted by sobek85 - 11th of march, 2011
Sold my first extended license. Its a close up of a zebra i shot in a safari style zoo. Hopefully will find where its being used, havent found any of my shots in use yet.
Why zooms rock (Part 2)
posted by bradcalkins - 23rd of february, 2011
A while ago, I did a blog on prime lenses and their strengths - but there is still a case for zooms: 1. When you can't move or can't get closer! People often refer to 'sneaker zoom' with prime lenses - meaning they walk closer... More...
Hurrey !!! Target Achieved.
posted by ziprashantzi - 28th of november, 2010
Hello My DT Family, Its a great pleasure for me to share my happiness with you that today I have achieved my target for this month November (1) +800 images online (I promised to all of you along with myself in my last blog... More...
Side by side with lizards
posted by risto40 - 1st of august, 2010
After the purchase of a macro lens at the beginning of this summer, I needed "models" to picture at. As spending much time in countryside I noticed a small family of lizards living in a flowerbed. Often I saw them having sunbath at... More...
Meet the bears family!
posted by peter.kirillov - 26th of january, 2010
Just wanted to share with community my most successful shooting session - the family of young polar bears. All pictures were made in the zoo of Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia. They just built a very nice place for the bears over there.... More...
Sommer in the moscower zoo
posted by ks2008q - 19th of june, 2009
There are more animals in the moscower zoo - bears, deers, lions and others, but only this horse fixed my eyes. I decide that I must take this photo, because there are much expression and energy on it.
Baby Chimpanzee
posted by karenkh - 7th of may, 2009
Just wanted to share one of my newest DT photos, isn't he/she cute! In September I was visiting the Sunset Zoo and discovered that they were the proud owners of a brand new baby chimp. The mother chimp was cuddling the baby and... More...
posted by vtr - 5th of april, 2009
How important is a Tripod to a photographer ? This could be a question that would be in a mind until you have one. But the point is who is willing to carry a tripod already the camera bag with those lens and charger storage media and... More...
Zoo shots
posted by karenkh - 23rd of march, 2009
I love to spend a day at the zoo. We don't have one around here so when I get somewhere that does have one I always try to visit. I feel like I have improved my zoo photography some over the last few months and finally got up the... More...
A Day At The Zoo
posted by aughty - 5th of march, 2009
My favorite Zoo in the whole World is Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, and it's free. I spend the morning in the conservatory and the afternoon walking around the zoo's many buildings. There are always many images to choose from:... More...
My Idea on Animal Shot
posted by toneimage - 26th of february, 2009
Concerning the photos of animals, there would be a great deal of them when searching DT engine by its attribute. Among them there’re possible various portraits and expression for the same species of animal. However, how to make people... More...
A different Zoom
posted by arsenestefania - 19th of january, 2009
I wanted to take a macro picture of a Christmas tinsel garland, made from a special material, and the auto focusing was not able to give me the desired level of clarity. But, as I think that each one of you stepped through this “revealing... More...
Baby Gorilla Born at SF Zoo
posted by lifesazoo - 10th of december, 2008
For the past several years I have been waiting for a new baby gorilla to be born at the SF Zoo and it has finally happened. A couple of years back the SF Zoo received a female gorilla named Monifa to be paired up with the male gorilla... More...
Zoo or Portrait Studio?
posted by lifesazoo - 25th of november, 2008
Some times after I have been out at the zoo taking photos and I am at home reviewing the photos I took that day I am amazed at the outcome of some of them. Some times the pictures look like they had to have been taken in a portrait... More...
Boo At The Zoo
posted by lifesazoo - 29th of october, 2008
Many zoos across the United States host a special event for kids to go Trick or Treating called "Boo At The Zoo" but the kids are not the only ones that get treats because they also give special treats to the animals of a way of enrichment... More...
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