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  • I am a Cachupin

    by Cameronbest | 28th of October, 2017

    I spend lots of time biking, traveling and commuting, and I wanted to share the story behind all of my dog photographs: Two months ago I left the United States to experience the mythic reality around the Andes Range and the cultures that call it home. I landed in Ushuaia... More
  • Choosing the right wings for aerial drone photography

    by Floriano27 | 26th of October, 2017

    So you’ve decided to buy a drone but you’re a bit disarmed about what you should look for? First thing’s first, decide if you want to buy a drone for your personal pleasure or if you will end up chasing for results that require that much desired drone. Once you’re... More
  • Diving for images in Komodo National Park

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 25th of October, 2017

    [Manta ray (Manta alfredi) with attendant cleaner fish : OMD E-M1ii and M.Zuiko 8mm Fisheye; Nauticam NA-EM1ii and Zen DP-170 @ ISO64, f4, 1/250s]     Mention the Komodo National Park to most people, and they will probably think of Komodo dragons (... More
  • Common illustration mistakes that you can avoid

    by Nilikha | 25th of October, 2017

       During an illustration editor's review some mistakes are noticeably common, so here's a list of those ones which might help illustration contributors in their submissions.    Copyright - When creating any drawing, the contributor must keep in mind not to include... More
  • The Greatest Sale of the Year for Stock Photographers

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 24th of October, 2017

    The food has all been eaten, the relatives have gone home and kids have been put to bed. The holiday is over for another year, and it’s now time to turn your attention to the biggest shopping event of the season.   No, I’m not talking about Black Friday sales... More
  • 5 Tips on Mobile Photography.

    by Nikitu | 24th of October, 2017

    As promised in yesterday's blog 5 reasons why your mobile phone is your best camera, I return with tips on how to make the best of your mobile phone’s camera.    1. Choose the right phone As you may have already imagined, the story starts with the phone purchase.... More
  • Russia for stock photographers - part two

    by Amitai | 23rd of October, 2017

    A few weeks ago, I published part 1 of my trip to Russia. Today, I'd like to share with you, the rest of my trip to Ufa, the capitol of Bashkiria, a semi-autonomous republic about 1000 miles east of Moscow on the western slopes of the Ural, the area around it.   ... More
  • 5 reasons why your mobile phone is your best camera

    by Nikitu | 23rd of October, 2017

    Since the advent of the smartphone era mobile phone cameras have increased in quality, megapixels, DOF capabilities, and now you even get two cameras for the price of one as some of the top range smartphones have a wide angle and a zoom camera that you can switch between.... More
  • Would you dare to touch it?

    by Helgardas | 23rd of October, 2017

    In ancient times, Lithuania was a real Oakland. Researchers believe that in XVI century oaks were covering around 20 percent of the total forest area. Some of those ascendants are still out there. Here is a photo of an old oak which growths near the place I live.  ... More
  • Best Places to Photograph the Gorgeous Fall Foliage in Asia

    by Kotsengkuba | 22nd of October, 2017

    Fall is one of the two seasons (the other is sprind) where shutterbugs go wild as nature bursts with vibrant colors from gold to red. The cue is to go where the trees are. But not just any trees. Oaks, maples, beeches, sweetgums, yellow-poplars, dogwoods, hickories, and some... More
  • Invention needed

    by Jaquiht | 21st of October, 2017

    Here’s something that I need invented, if anyone gets the chance: a time machine that fast forwards me to the last ten minutes of a photography trip, and then adds all the preceding time onto the end.   The reason for my request is that whenever I go out and about with... More
  • How to make a difference for just one day

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 20th of October, 2017

    It is so easy in this hectic world to forget to stop occasionally and look outside ourselves for ways to give our fellow man a hand up every now and then. Since 1992, the fourth Saturday of October has been set aside as a National Day of Service meant to encourage average... More
  • New England Fall Foliage

    by Tempestz | 20th of October, 2017

                It's that time a year again in New England when trees put on a colorful show of brilliant yellows, reds, greens against a vivid blue sky. There are so many places to see autumn in New England and you won't be disappointed. Pick a day, charge... More
  • The pe(a)rks of Vienna

    by Bwagner656 | 19th of October, 2017

    Vienna was chosen 2017 as the most liveable city - for the 8th year in a row. For those, who wonder why, in my humble opinion, parks are a major factor. Vienna has many and big parks, for every season. Let me show you some: This is Volksgarten with the Burgtheater (National... 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
  • Art and Photography

    by Lightpro | 17th of October, 2017

    A recent conversation with a photographic colleague brought up an interesting topic. What do you see as art in your photography? My answer was everything. How did I come to this conclusion? The photography medium has been described as documentary, but I beg to differ.... 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
  • Trekking story

    by Meduzzu | 16th of October, 2017

    In the previous blog I wrote about things that make us recharge our batteries. So, here is a short story about a trekking escape that I have done recently. The most convenient (time and distance) trails are in the Bucegi Mountains, which are part of the Romanian... 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

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