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  • Video frame rate

    by Oliena | 8th of January, 2015

    Frame rate – is often the reason of strobe motion on air of small local television companies.   At the same time, frame rate is wonderful option to play with, when you need more accurate slow motion (in wedding footage, for example). Most of video editing software... More
  • When It Really Works

    by Amitai | 7th of January, 2015

    Three weeks ago I had the most satisfying photographic moment in my life. What started as a photo op (driving my parents in law, far away from my house... :-) ) turned into an amazing moment when all the elements for a good photo aligned.    ... More
  • Winter wonderland

    by Nadsdl | 1st of January, 2015

    It's a new year, it's winter in the Northern hemisphere, and there is no better place to be to experience the beauty of winter than the Swiss alps. I have spent some time over the last few weeks in the alps. A true winter wonderland.       The beauty and magic... More
  • Hey Stranger

    by Emeraldraindropsphotography | 3rd of December, 2014

    One thing I enjoy about my work is the opportunity to meet people. Maybe it is the solitary nature of my work at this stage of my photography. I approach collaborative shoots with the intent to make professional connections with people. The image of model Shay is one of my... More
  • That perfect reflection

    by Nadsdl | 10th of November, 2014

    Sometimes you get lucky enough to find the perfect photo spot, one of those moments you have only ever seen in magazines. I was lucky enough to find this spot in Switzerland.   For the perfect water reflection photo, you need beautiful scenery, and a glass-like surface.... More
  • Israeli Fall Colors

    by Amitai | 31st of October, 2014

    It's October 31st. Today was the first heavy rains in Israel. We are still in what's considered Fall season. In a recent post I mentioned the fall a little, but it was more general overview of possible locations and what's special in each area. In this post I'd like to... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Creativeimaging4u001 | 29th of October, 2014

    I am new to Dreamstime -- just had my first batch of photos approved. I am looking for insight as to what to do to sell photos -- actually any tips would help and what sells the best or most. Thanks for taking the time to read this and take a look at my first batch of photos.... More
  • Horror Fashion Show

    by Malinash | 22nd of October, 2014

    Fashion is changing every two weeks? Let's stay in trend especially for the last day of October. And we're starting with: Hats Forget about those fancy wide brimmed hats. Forget about fur caps. So overrated. Urban style requires witch hats, accessorized... More
  • My first 3D image: Coffee Cups

    by Celiaak | 16th of October, 2014

    For some time I have been aspiring to learn to make images and animations in 3D program Blender, but ventured only in basic shapes and understandig the very basics of the vary basic. I even made short animations, but my PC is too slow to render it at a reasonable quality.... More
  • Home Made Food Photography - new tips and tricks

    by Amitai | 14th of October, 2014

      The best thing about being married to a spouse that cooks, is the ability to snap candid food stocks without seriously investing in it (I elaborate more about it in the original post bellow).   In the years since I publish this post, my wife has become a serious cook... More
  • Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

    by Adrizoon | 12th of October, 2014

    Couple of years ago I visited the Big Bazaar in Istanbul. This Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 60 covered streets and about 5,000 shops. It's a real shopping experience! Well known for its jewellery, hand-painter ceramics, carpets,... More
  • Wide Angles- How to create panoramas for your portfolio -update

    by Amitai | 12th of October, 2014

    This post was first published in 2009. During the 5 years since I posted it, I have come to important conclusions, I wish to share with you. 1) of all, there is a market to Panoramic stock images. It's not the mass sales of mine, but occasionally, a buyer finds... More
  • A GPS alternative for Nikon DSLRs

    by Ciolca | 7th of October, 2014

    I am a Nikon DSLR user. And since I travel quite frequently I want a GPS device to geotag my photos. A GPS is handy not just for inserting the photo coordinates. But especially since dreamstime has a Geo-location link, when you submit the photo it will show it's shooting... More
  • Shooting Food Markets

    by Amitai | 25th of September, 2014

    One of the most exciting photography sites are food markets. The usually the products are under open shade which lowers the contrast and boost the colors of the fruits and vegetables.    Although in different countries, the merchants react differently to photographers.... More
  • Photography Education: Photo Clubs & Meetup

    by Ginntinn | 2nd of August, 2014

    Although I've taken photos all my life, I can see that the key turning point, once I decided to focus on photography as a creative medium (in addition to writing) was making the effort to seek out advanced instruction from working photographers and photographic artists.... More
  • Photos at Psyche Bend, Victoria, Australia.

    by Valevvicki | 2nd of August, 2014

    I would like to share two photos taken at Psyche Bend near Mildura, at the top of Victoria, Australia. This is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Each photograph has character but in different ways. The old tree with twisted and tangled roots exposed above... More
  • 6 Tips for Photographing Cars

    by Designroast | 29th of July, 2014

    Shooting high-quality photographs can be a great way to show off your brand new sports car or to quickly sell a vehicle that you are looking to get rid of. Unfortunately, we aren't all professional photographers (yet!), and it can be pretty intimidating to try and capture... More
  • White Balance, important or not ?

    by Dwinurqistan | 19th of July, 2014

    White balance is one of the most important setting in camera. It uses to create a real colour when you take a picture. Right white balance will make white will become white, red will become red, black will become black, and etc. Many people set their white balance to cloudy... More
  • Tip how to do film-like video footage in daylight

    by Alvera | 18th of July, 2014

    Hi. Another tips from your beloved king :) As you know, recording at 24 fps will give a film-like look at recordings. Combine this with a shallow DOF and you have a piece of art, ready for sale. Today tip is not about filming at 24 fps (only available on selected cameras)... More
  • Turn your pictures into videos for Dreamstime by TIMELAPSE technique

    by Bennymarty | 15th of July, 2014

      Do you like to take picture but can't make high quality video ? have you got a good photo camera but not video camera ? Turn you knowledge in photography into video making ! All you need is you camera, a tripod and a remote control: 1) first find a good moving... More

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