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  • 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
  • The Psychology of Color: How to Use Images to Invoke Emotions

    by Nicoleckohler | 1st of July, 2014

    What if a single Dreamstime image could sell your content for you? Unfortunately, reality isn't that simple. However, if you're creating a website that relies on photography to support your calls to action, it may be helpful to know which colors are most supportive... More
  • My Vacation Pictures Tips

    by ClaireCphotography | 11th of June, 2014

    How to take a good picture and how can I improve mine? Because how hard can it be?... You just push a button?! ;-) I often get questions about my pictures from friends and family. I believe a mixture of gut feeling, technique and equipment ( sometimes luck) will create... More
  • Snapshots. Moments of life caught on the run

    by Malinash | 5th of June, 2014

    When it comes to photography, I can't tell you much about exposure, F stops, ISO and other words which sound like gibberish to me, but I can tell you what I like to see and I have a crush on: those images taken on impulse, with no planning, no “say cheese”, no organized... More
  • It's summer time - time for some rest!

    by Oliena | 3rd of June, 2014

    I’m not a successfull stock seller yet, but I actually am very good at making movies from archive family video shootings. And at the beginning of the vacation season I have some, hope, useful tips for your family summer time with video equipment: -It’s very... More
  • Do NOT use image stabilization!

    by Robinstockphotos | 29th of May, 2014

    No, do not panic if you have it turned on. Image stabilization is a term used for Canon equipment, which is technically stabilization of optical elements inside of a lens to reduce vibration caused by hand movements or vibrations of small magnitude. Getting back to... More
  • Taking pictures on a sunny day!

    by ClaireCphotography | 28th of May, 2014

    When the sun is shining and it's a beautiful day, I feel the urge to go outside and explore the world and this also means taking pictures. Taking pictures when the sun is bright during the day is not easy, you can get hard shadows, flat pictures and if you want to photograph... More
  • How to avoid rejection of additional files.

    by Alionaz | 24th of May, 2014

    Hello there! Another rejection of your additional file? Don't panic! Take a deep breath and read this blog. I hope it will help you to understand the mistakes you make. I'll start with vectors. The most common mistake is raster (bitmap) elements on your illustration.... More
  • getting into the stock photography scene

    by Neildenize | 24th of May, 2014

    Hi there Im currently just traveling around the place and started loading up some of snaps onto DT and really enjoying it. I would love to hear any comments or feedback/hints from anyone out there any tips on how to promote your profile would be much appreciated.... More

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