My second sold image on DT...woooohooooo!!!!

posted on 23rd of september, 2011

I woke up this morning and log on to DT to see what is happening with my last night uploaded photos and offcourse to check message boards and blog posts...and then i saw my Earnings balance has change :)...a smile on my face instantly...here is my second sold image on DT...it was medium size (7 credits - 1,25$).

Thanks to buyer of this image and Dreamstime also. I'm glad that I have joined this great community.

Comments (25)

Posted by M4rio1979 on September 28, 2011
Thanks Francesca :)
Posted by Francy874 on September 28, 2011
Congrats :-)
Posted by M4rio1979 on September 25, 2011
Thank you all :)

Comments (25)

This article has been read 1082 times.

My butterfly macro photography tips for beginners

posted on 27th of september, 2011

I have some tips for all of you that have just started to do macro photography of insects. I want to share what I have learned a few days ago when I was going to shoot some butterflies.

It is very hard to get close to these beautiful and colorful little creatures without scaring them off. My first mistake was that I have always tryed to get close to them. I followed them until they sit on some flower and then I have been trying to photograph them while they feed. That is wrong. With macro lens you need to get very close to them very fast, so when they see something going in their way very fast, it is natural that they will fly away.

What you need to do is let them come to you. How? It is very easy. When you arrive to your shooting place. A meadow full of butterflies. Sit...

[ Read more... ]
Comments (32)

Posted by M4rio1979 on October 20, 2011
Yeah...for me manual focus in macro photography is only and most precise way to focus on subjects.
Posted by Peanutroaster on October 19, 2011
Good tips! Last time I tried to capture some butterflies I thought I had all of these great shots only to see later that they were all autofocused on the flowers and not the butterflies - none were any good.
Posted by M4rio1979 on October 17, 2011
Thanks, please give it a try...you will see...once you capture a butterfly, you will want more, and more, and more :))))...just remember, dont run for them...they will come to you ;)

Comments (32)

This article has been read 1760 times. 1 readers have found this article useful.

About me

My name is Mario Čehulić, and I live in Croatia. All I can say about photography is, that I really love it. Macro photography is something that I prefer the most of all. Specially macro photography of insects, birds, animals, flowers, architectural details and many more related to macro and closeup. Also love to take photos of nature, landscapes and architecture everywhere I go or travel. Feel free to browse through my portfolio and thanks to all potential buyers of my photos. I would love to know where my images are used, so if it is not to much to ask, please let me know. Hope yo... [Read more]

Popovača, HR

Blogs Exclusive user
May (1)

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

My favorite articles


More favorite articles

Related image searches

butterfly butterflies macro tips beginners

Macro related stock images