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  • Masters of Light

    by Ellenboughn | 30th of July, 2007

    Lots of blog talk lately about what differentiates a pro from an amateur. If an image has what it takes, I don’t care who took it. Could be a top photographer or my Aunt Nellie: it’s a professional image. But on the over all career level, it’s usually the light that... More
  • Gardens by the Bay Singapore

    by Gavinp101 | 30th of September, 2016

    Wow back from a holiday to Singapore. So much on such a small Island. Impressed with the modern designs construction colour ideas and people. 5 stars for the Gardens by the Bay Truly inspiring. Loved it      More
  • Using Lightboxes For Collaborative Work

    by Docbooth | 25th of August, 2016

    I am an author of Children’s Story Books. My books consist of mainly photo illustrations of which I shoot myself and/or use royalty free illustrations supplied by As a Children’s Book author, I develop most of my stories over time with many thought provoking... More
  • What's up with Lightning?

    by Dream111184 | 11th of August, 2016

      When I was about five years old I was at home with my mom and two sisters. There was a terrible thunderstorm and the lightning was almost constant. All of us were in the living room looking out the front window watching the storm when a flash of light came out of the... More
  • 500 photos online and my artwork in the competition!

    by Yana28 | 30th of June, 2016

    500 photos online and first milestone reached! and my work in the competition! Glamorous diva caught on the fence on the red carpet and broke heel and tore dress. Hand drawn watercolor and gouache.    I tried very hard. Please Support Me! Please Vote for my work... More
  • Blue hour reflections and experiences

    by Hstovring | 26th of June, 2016

    The blue hour occurs twice every day, just before sunrise and after sunset, but despite its regularity it provides almost magical opportunities for photography. Do you lack colors in your photos? Would you appreciate more mystical atmosphere in your frames? And would you... More
  • There is a Light

    by Marcelo33158 | 19th of June, 2016

    Very nice to know that with faith could find a light at the end of the tunnel ! Because I was with my images all cluttered and not knowing what else to do to be able to show not only the world but myself that this journey with my images would not be in vain. A day browsing... More
  • Spotlight - Light and Magic in Bucharest

    by Andreistancu | 18th of May, 2016

    Spotlight Bucharest international light festival 2016 was the second edition of this event , which was held from 5 to 8 May in Bucharest, capital of Romania. For four evenings Victory Avenue, a major avenue in center of the city, was transformed into an exhibition full of... More
  • Lightroom and Photoshop, let's share opinions and tips!

    by DiegoFiore | 13th of April, 2016

    Hi all! Even though I registered here in 2013, I started uploading images just some weeks ago. All the 251 images currently in my portfolio are without any development with Photoshop (including those down here), because I though it was really not necessary.    ... More
  • Light House Lofoten

    by Hegelill | 20th of February, 2016

      These Light House leave in Skrova, Lofoten. You see it from the Ferry Whos going from Svolvær to Hamarøy, a Journey of nearly 2 hours. But I recommend that Journey if you are going to travel sometimes in Lofoten and Norway :) See Article
  • Had a fast sale

    by Fitr | 17th of February, 2016

    I had quite a fast sale with this image., It was online for just 5 days and sold today!! This is the goat island lighthouse in Newport, Rhode island with the Newport Bridge in the background   See Article
  • City of Lights, Amsterdam Light Festival

    by Cbomers | 29th of January, 2016

    New collection City of Lights    I have just created a new collection of City of Lights, light festival Amsterdam. For buyers who are looking for high quality amazing night shots with colourful lights of the city Amsterdam, please have a look to this new collection... More
  • Maldives from dawn till dusk

    by Salawin | 24th of January, 2016

    Here are a dozen of my favourite shots taken at one resort in the Maldives. I really had a great time there and I never forget every moment there from dawn till dusk. The beautiful lights and colours of twilight skies, the fantastic clouds, the white sand, the turquoise sea.... More
  • Lightweight, Compact Travel Photography Kit

    by Jfreestacy | 31st of December, 2015

    While researching cameras and tripods for a new lightweight, compact photography kit that I could take with me while bike touring I was pleasantly surprised at the reasonable cost of a couple excellent quality items. First I needed to replace an old Canon Rebel that started... More
  • Tips for creating sunstar images

    by Bavdekar | 14th of December, 2015

    In photography, sunstars are images of either the sun or a bright light source like a sodium vapour lamp, which appears as pointed star shapes. One such image of a light house at sunset is shown here.   Sunstars can be created by using a small aperture of the lens. The... More
  • Understanding lighting: from physics to moods

    by Apers | 28th of November, 2015

    A couple of years ago I started with portrait photography. It was quite a challenge to find out what I wanted and how to communicate that to my models. I was in the lucky position that I knew my models before starting portrait photography. So, it was easy to have a conversation... More
  • 101 uploads and 1st sale!

    by Fatema7864 | 24th of November, 2015

    Yippee!!! This has been a great month. Crossed 100 uploads and bagged my 1st sale. I am really thankful to Dreamstime for giving me this platform and also to the buyer of my pic. My first sale has given me a new boost and motivated me to hone my skills further. Hoping... More
  • New Collection: Scenic Fog

    by Winnietam | 19th of October, 2015

    I absolutely love to photograph in the fog and mist. It's truly a photographer's dream, the way the fog diffuses the light and has the ability to make everything appear so mystical.    This photo is my absolute favorite one I took in the fog. It was a foggy morning... More
  • Tips for a Better Fashion Photoshoot

    by Designroast | 8th of October, 2015

    Fashion photography is not for the faint of heart. It requires vision, style and hard work. Whether you are just beginning your fashion photography career or right in the middle of it, these tips will work for you! Be Confident Don’t be afraid to tell your models... More
  • Mobile pic

    by Picstudio | 2nd of October, 2015

    Checkout my first accepted pic clicked with my mobile phone.   See Article

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