How DT Change My Photograph Habit.

posted on 12th of march, 2009

Since I joined DT last year I found my photograph habit had been changed gradually and mainly summaries as the following 3 aspects:

1.Get to Use Tripod More

For a long time since I used the digital camera I seldom used the tripod, why? Because it has the convenient setting of ISO and if found the shutter speed not fast enough, thinking that only enhance the ISO would works, like 400, 800, 1600…however, since joined DT, again and again my photos were rejected, the reason was “too much of the subject is out of focus or the image contains a large amount of noise artifacts, its use for the potential designers is limited because of this….” So to improve the quality of photos, I decided to use tripod more later.

2.Attend to Correct Exposure

Because Photoshop has a powerful processing function for the digital photograph, it made me seldom pay attention to control precisely the photo exposure, believing that it would be ok just using the curve to adjust it a little bit, even though over or under exposure. So PS can really effective all the time? DT made me know only correct exposure can achieve good quality photos. Actually, expect the superb special effect, most of our work by PS still can hardly improve the poor quality of photos, do you agree?

3.Take Photos with Clear Purpose

It’s also an obvious change that previous when outdoor I always shot aimlessly, however, since joined DT, I gradually focus on shooting some “valuable” stuffs, which are thought possible to add to my earning some “value” too.

In short, I really feel learned a lot from DT and sincerely hope later there’ll be a higher pass ratio for my upload photos.

Comments (19)

Comment by Angelasharris on April 04, 2009

I tell you what I've noticed DT prefers as far as accepting images. Of course, even though I'll admit I am a newbie to dreamstime. However, enhancing pictures has been a fascination/fixation/compulsion of mine for 5 years now. DT prefers a mix of art & reality. This combination as seen as one studies each image above has this interesting effect. Comeback.

Comment by Charlydamart on April 03, 2009

Completely agree!
Very useful for newbies in DT.

Comment by Luming on March 28, 2009

Yes ,I totally agree with you, To use a tripot is very important. And the low ISO can ensure the picture's quality, very fine and smooth.

Comment by Toneimage on March 13, 2009

let's make progress together,thanks for your comments!

Comment by Toneimage on March 13, 2009

thanks for your comments,and I like the snow pic very much too,though that pic is refused once by DT,haha!

Comment by Toneimage on March 13, 2009

thanks for your comments^^

Comment by Toneimage on March 13, 2009

right,commercial value is the most important thing in DT

Comment by Toneimage on March 12, 2009

cute illustration and cartoon in your album!

Comment by Toneimage on March 12, 2009

notice that your pic have many Chinese element,nice to meet you!

Comment by Toneimage on March 12, 2009

thanks for your comments,and very glad to meet you at DT

Comment by Eclecticelegance on March 12, 2009

I agree - I have learned TONS more about photography since joining Dreamstime!!!

Comment by Noonie on March 12, 2009

Yes, we're here to learn! Love the snow picture, still love the baby!

Comment by Xiaopo8211 on March 12, 2009

good points~these are what i have learnt from DT~
btw,the images are pretty nice

Comment by Linqong on March 12, 2009

Yes, our habit will have some changes more or less!
Because our picture needs to possess certain commercial value.

Comment by Sassolinoviola on March 12, 2009

the photos are clear and I find to them much beautiful.

Comment by Tracy0703 on March 12, 2009

Like your pictures.

Comment by Fultonsphoto on March 12, 2009

What you have learnt is showing in your pics, very nice images.

Comment by Toneimage on March 12, 2009

yeah, it's really.

Comment by Creativei on March 12, 2009

I guess somehow everyone out here fit into this category, and most us have benefited

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