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  • Romanian comfort food (part I - the ingredients)

    by Catarii | 18th of October, 2017

    If I should make a count about Romanians' favorite ingredients or foods I would get to a very simple conclusion: meat (a lot of it, mostly pork), mamaliga (polenta), telemea (a Romanian cheese, a bit similar to feta, but better in taste - sorry... More
  • Bokeh - behind the lens

    by Yellowind | 17th of October, 2017

    So wikipedia says: "In photography, bokeh is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens" ... that was a part of the article and I believe everyone can find and read it :) I won't write here about usual bokeh without... More
  • Happy Diwali 2017

    by Thefinalmiracle | 17th of October, 2017

      Diwali is festival of lights. Though a Hindu festival, in India people across all religions celebrate Diwali enthusiastically. Diwali is generally considered of main 5 days but officially begins on Vasubaras day and ends on the Tulsi Lagna day.   The 5 main days in... More
  • Creating quality images

    by Cammeraydave | 16th of October, 2017

    Quality: the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something.        It has taken a while for me to create quality in my images. All the usual elements that help achieve quality are education, experience,... More
  • First Photo approved. YEAH

    by Richardhallford | 16th of October, 2017

    Got an email from DT today with my first photo apporoved. Gave me a little thrill, but, not allowing myself to get too carried away. After all, it was just a photo of some rocks. I actually had to go to Scotland from Australia to take that photo. And it was around 40 years... More
  • How I fell in love with photography

    by Davidcutts | 14th of October, 2017

    My name is David Cutts and I was born and raised in the great state of Texas. As a child, I spent many hours hunting and fishing with my father. Over the years I grew to have a deep appreciation for the outdoors and a love for nature and wildlife. As an adult, I’ve had... More
  • Creating a white seamless background

    by Lightpro | 11th of October, 2017

    One of the most versatile backgrounds in portrait and commercial photography is the white background. Giving the appearance of a white room with no walls is simple to create once you have the knowledge to do so. The digital age has made it simpler and cheaper to use. When... More
  • Tips for video with mobile phones

    by Tamarabauer | 11th of October, 2017

    So you’re thinking of submitting videos for stock, or have already been doing so but would like a few pointers? The good news is that you don’t need an expensive digital SLR or dedicated video camera. These days, even a good mobile phone will record up to 4K video and... More
  • Fine furry friends

    by Bwagner656 | 9th of October, 2017

    As I told in a previous blog, I'm an eager bird watcher / photographer. Birds are perfect targets for nature photographers, you can find them almost everywhere. Even in big cities, in the closest parks, even in winter (unlike butterflies!) and they are comfortable size -... More
  • 13 Unlucky Superstitions for this Friday the 13th

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 9th of October, 2017

    The irrational fear of Friday the 13th is so well know it has even been given it’s own scientific name – paraskevidekatriaphobia (which never fails to invoke my irrational fear of spelling). And while we all know that Friday the 13th is an “unlucky day”... More
  • Being moved by the fallen flower

    by Richardwhf | 5th of October, 2017

    When you wait the shutter bus beside the noise road, it's high humidity because just now there was a rain. You felt very tired and not any patient to waste one second. But when you lowed your head,there being a single flower blossoming in the corners with itself.   If... More
  • Learn from the refusals

    by Gagyeos | 4th of October, 2017

      Darn, my photo got refused. Never mind, I will make another one and submit it when I catch some time. STOP. That is not a good thing to do. Have you at least checked the email you received based on refusal or you've just deleted it after reading the subject line?... More
  • Chinese National Day in Hong Kong

    by Nothing2tell | 4th of October, 2017

    When I first arrived in Hong Kong in 2015 I thought the New year eve would be a perfect time to practice firework shooting. I went to the Tsim Tsa Tsui promenade since 9 pm to get a good spot for shooting but I was a newbie back then. All the photos were either overexposed,... More
  • Hurricanes and Hope

    by Nolamissesyou | 3rd of October, 2017

        I grew up in Florida and lived most of my adult life in New Orleans. That means that my life can be measured in hurricanes. Growing up, we never had to evacuate. Since we were in Palm Beach, we hosted about twenty family members for Hurricane Andrew.   ... More
  • First touch with new full frame DSLR Nikon D850

    by Zayacskz | 2nd of October, 2017

      Dear Dreamstimers, I would like to share my experience with new full frame flaghsip from Nikon, model D850. To be honest, full frame isn't my "weapon of choice" due to its price level, weight and size - and it counts lenses also. As almost everyday user of APS-C... More
  • When to upload holiday images

    by Dudau | 28th of September, 2017

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, everyone!     Oh, you don’t know? It may be September, but in stock photography world, it’s Christmas already. Let me explain. We all know that uploading seasonal photos can provide a nice, recurring, steady income if... More
  • Multi Generations living together- Care for your Elders

    by Katseyephoto | 25th of September, 2017

    Our family now has four generations living in two households just a few streets apart. We moved my Mom and her cat from Florida to be with us so she could spend more time with family and we could actively assist with her care as she grows older.   We just completed an... More
  • An Ode to the Mighty Vegetable

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 25th of September, 2017

    October 1st finds us celebrating World Vegetarian Day. There is so much more to eating vegetarian than just eating vegetables; vegetarian means simply eating no meat, no meat except fish for the "pescatarian", or no animal products at all for the strict "vegan". Which means... More
  • History through paintings by Jan Matejko

    by Leswrona | 22nd of September, 2017

       History of the Republic of Poland can probably be described as one of the most eventful history in Europe. The country has been through many invasions, wars, elimination of sovereignty, uprisings and fighting for independence. This history can be seen in numerous... More
  • The Story Behind My First Sold Photo

    by Mgphotostock | 22nd of September, 2017

    Hello everybody, I want to tell the story behind my first sold photo recently.     (my first sold photo) It was a sunny summer day, weeks after spring ends. I with my family visited to a gardener that hiding in the trees of city, for get some flowers and little... More

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