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  • Macro Photography Ethics

    by Robinstockphotos | 21st of December, 2013

    It is after a long time that I am writing, I have been busy with a lot of things...leaving school life behind and getting into a college on the opposite side of the country...and believe me India is a vast country. Away from family, away from familiar people, the months are... More
  • Creativity and ingenuity

    by Baspentrubas | 16th of November, 2013

    I found an interesting article about how to make macro pictures with cheap tools. This demonstrates that human ingenuity and creativity matter most. These days we are bombarded with all kinds of technology and we tend to strive for the most professional cameras thinking that... More
  • Alternative Strobist lightning for beauty fashion shoot.

    by Karelnoppe | 26th of September, 2013

    Sometimes traveling with heavy photographic gear could be an issue, especially by plain these days with all the luggage restrictions. For me the answer is the marvelous world of Strobist photography with wireless triggers,portable light boxes, speedlights ect. This particular... More
  • Advice on macro lenses!

    by Sindorei | 15th of September, 2013

    Hello dreamstimers!! I am looking to buy myself a good macro lens for my Canon 700D body! I have read some info about the Tamron AF 60/2 Di-II LD lens which has a very good price and seems like a good lens, but I somehow, wouldn't like to go with my first pic, at least... More
  • My artificial island made for insect macro shoots

    by Alvera | 9th of September, 2013

    I made this micro-island from plastic, sand, rocks and seashells and I put on it various insects. A photo studio for these tiny "models". Is very comfortable to shoot on this island, I can rotate it for good angle. This video show the moment when I put a can full of caterpillars... More
  • Check out my talented friend !

    by Matthiase | 22nd of August, 2013

    Have a look at my friend's images, he has just gotten in to the stock business, give him some support. He is a master of macro i think, I really enjoy to see what he's uploading. And I'm very excited yet to see he's first sale =). Mackan88 More
  • Tripods...Useful or Too Heavy to Carry?

    by Tempestz | 28th of May, 2013

    Many of you already know that in order to capture tack sharp images either with a macro lens or a telephoto, you must use a sturdy tripod. Additionally, using a shutter release and changing the setting within your camera to keep the mirror up, will all help assure the... More
  • Traveling with your own backgrounds

    by Tempestz | 21st of April, 2013

    This image was taken in my backyard. While normally the background would have been green and brown. I have a black cloth that I keep with my camera gear to set the image in the foreground and cause it to pop off of the background. In this case the black really made... More
  • Sigma 50mm DG macgro

    by Thammarsten | 8th of March, 2013

    Very happy with my lens sigma dg macro. My picture of raspberries and blueberries in the glass, I was pleased with do you agree? See Article
  • Cool compound eyes´╝îmovie star?

    by Danchayuan | 31st of December, 2012

    Cool compound eyes, the movie star?A cheap device's toss,try to do better! Happy new year everybody!!! See Article
  • Sigma 50mm DG macgro

    by Thammarsten | 29th of December, 2012

    Bought a sigma 50mm 2.8 lens and am completely satisfied. Takes great pictures with stunning bokeh. Is to recommend when the price is not so high.Takes also fine portraits. See Article
  • Insignificant skills

    by Danchayuan | 28th of December, 2012

    A macro lovers,try my best to achieve ecological photography,through continuous efforts to study, strive to do better! See Article
  • Today I have sold five macro images of my jumping spiders!!!

    by M4rio1979 | 2nd of October, 2012

    I am very happy to see that today I have sold five macro images of jumping spiders in a row. Unfortunately all five was subscription sales, but still, I am glad that someone discovered my photos of those cute little jumpers and buyed them. I really need to say that I love... More
  • So you want to be a Macro photographer

    by BCritchley | 26th of September, 2012

    Ok, for ages I have toyed with the idea of trying out macro photography. Normally I end up leaving this thought on the back burner thinking it's a lot of trouble to photograph bugs. Any hows today I stumbled across this great video by Thomas Shahan's video on shooting... More
  • My first 100$ payment from Dreamstime!!!

    by M4rio1979 | 19th of July, 2012

    And here it is...after one year and two months. With only 167 files online, I have 64 sales and my first 100$. Thanks to all buyers and to Dreamstime also. I feel great. I used this money to buy myself an amazing Minolta 50mm 1.7 prime lens, which is a must-have to any... More
  • Macro world in your own garden

    by Risto40 | 21st of June, 2012

    Weekends at cottage offers a good change for taking photographs of nature and this spring I took a bit closer look in what is going on in my garden. I have one extreme macro lens which, due to its limitations, most of the time of a year collects dust in a drawer. The lens... More
  • My first 50 sold photos

    by M4rio1979 | 18th of June, 2012

    Well here it is...my first 50 sales on Dreamstime after one year and two months when I have joined DT. This is my latest sold image of Pamukkale in Turkey. This image is sold four times so far and I think it is currently image with most sales in my portfolio. I think... More
  • High magnification macro photography on Dreamstime

    by M4rio1979 | 9th of June, 2012

    Macro photography is why I have started my photography seriously two years ago. World of insects, bugs, spiders. To be able to see such a small details of a small jumping spider, or a ladybug, butterfly, dragonfly or just a house fly, was very interresting to me, so I have... More
  • New lens and hopefully some more pictures

    by Llareggub | 16th of May, 2012

    I have been very quiet on the photography front for a few monhs, winter was brutal and cold and planting season is always very busy! However I have taken some of my macrostock earnings and invested in a couple of new lenses, the Tamron 17-50mm f.8 and the Sigma 50mm f2.8... More
  • Extreme Macro

    by Radub85 | 8th of May, 2012

    Hello, i haven't posted for a while and i wanted to share with you my new photos made with a reversed 55mm lens on extension tubes. I will try to go even closer with a reversed 28mm lens, as you know as the focal distance goes wider the reversed lens zooms even more, so at... More

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