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  • Your business models look old and ugly

    by Tangie | 25th of January, 2016

    Don't get mad, they're still young and beautiful, they just pose, dress and look oldfashioned. Here are a few things you need to pay attention to when working with models for a business photo shooting: 1. The right expression     Don't you find fake forced smiles... More
  • Black Is the New Black

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of January, 2009

    The July 08 issue of Italian Vogue featured only black models and became one of the best selling foreign magazine issues ever in the U.S. Photographer Steven Meisel shot the issue and was quoted as saying that he hoped that the success of the layouts would show the world... More
  • What size is....?

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of October, 2008

    The past couple of weeks found me in New York just as Fashion Week was ending and last week in Southern California for a seminar. Perhaps because NY was filled with fashionistas and models, I noticed a lot of very, very thin women in the park and on the street. A jogger... More
  • India Now

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of April, 2008

    Often photos of India show the poorer side of life. It is true that photojournalism has done much to alleviate the state of the poor by exposing their plight to the world. Too often though we fail to photograph evidences of positive economic growth and modernization of ancient... More
  • What Makes Best Selling Photo?

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2008

    The most popular concepts in the top photographs from last year are happiness/love/family and determined business teams. Don’t drop everything to focus on kisses and bunches of business types. Statistics only tell part of any story. How many images would have been in the... More
  • Snow: Real or Instant?

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of October, 2007

    How do you make it snow when it doesn’t? Hands down, the real stuff is best but sometimes you have to fake it There are all manner of tricks. There is phony snow that is mixed with water and some swear by instant mashed potato flakes. A discussion about the merits of various... More
  • Changing

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of October, 2007

    A widely distributed video produced by a soap company shows that some long necked, wide-eyed beauties aren’t necessarily that way because of exalted strands of DNA. Go here to see how expert makeup and the judicious use of PhotoShop can transform a merely pretty woman into... More
  • All the Pretty Faces

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of June, 2007

    When I think of portraits, I don't visualize the standard, studio shot of a family or a high school grad or even a scion of the business world. I think in stock pictures, so I see an image of a person or animal or an illustrated character that looks like he/she/it is... More
  • Booming

    by Ellenboughn | 24th of May, 2007

    The older folks are most definitely not hanging around the rocking chairs these days. Life expectancy has been extended greatly over the last 30 years. Those that are living longer are enjoying it more. This is a generation that started going to the gym in their 20's and... More
  • Wild Models

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of March, 2007

    Yesterday I found myself on a long pier stretching far out into the Atlantic Ocean. An aggressive group of large pelicans were hanging around the end of the pier to snatch leftover fresh bait. These birds... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top gives a clue... More
  • How to choose the best DSLR camera?

    by Leandropellizzoni | 27th of April, 2017

    The development of electronic technologies and information technology has decisively affected the world of photography. The film reels were replaced by memory cards and batteries. DSLR cameras have become popular in the market and are accessible to various types of photographers.... More
  • Creating Professional Stock Photos with Amateur Models

    by Darrinhenry | 6th of March, 2017

    I’ve shot micro-stock with both professional and amateur models; there are pros and cons with both. Theoretically the professionals hit the ground running; they know how to pose, aren’t shy and understand the photo shoot dynamic. But there are also disadvantages. You... More
  • Sharing the latest

    by Sunfire | 15th of February, 2017

    Hey Dreamstime fellow members I recently had an amazing session with beautiful model and talented violinist Melanie Carrasquillo, and I wanted to share the experience with you guys.   We started the shoot walking around Old San Juan (the capital city of Puerto Rico,... More
  • What’s up with Socket Wrenches?

    by Dream111184 | 26th of December, 2016

    A friend of mine used to own 1950 something truck that didn’t have turn signals on it, they were an option. Al was working on his old truck one evening and he was lying under the truck on his back. He was using a socket wrench to remove a stubborn nut that wouldn’t come... More
  • 3 myths about photographing modern abstract architecture

    by Cebas1 | 9th of December, 2016

    Modern abstract architecture is one of my photographic passions. Being an amateur photographer I am not perfect at it. But I would like to share 3 myths which I noticed prevent photo enthusiasts from shooting this exciting theme. You have to live in or visit big metropolis.... More
  • What’s up with Big Rocks?

    by Dream111184 | 22nd of November, 2016

    A friend of mine had a rock in his dirt driveway that was about two feet in diameter. His sons decided that the rock needed to be taken out of the driveway so they started digging the dirt out around it. To their surprise, the rock kept getting bigger in diameter and ended... More
  • Photomodels that do not have to pay

    by Aynursib | 3rd of November, 2016

    Good day! Don't know how many photographers doing that, but I have never paid the models. Don't even know how to interact with the photo-models. This is probably my next step in photographing people. In the meantime, I use the "services" photo-models, which I do not need... More
  • Do You Know Any Famous Modern Landscape Photographers?

    by Markgmcknight | 16th of October, 2016

    I love landscape photography and recently wanted to find out which photographers were famous in this area of photography.     I came across the usual names; people like Ansel Adams, but I wanted to know if there were any modern day photographers who specialized in... More
  • First video online

    by Thorken | 10th of September, 2016

    I´m taking photos for Dreamstime already 6 years. But I have never tried to upload video. Actually, I have tried to make a video just few times at all. I prefer taking the moment. But... It´s few weeks ago and I was taking pictures with two models (my wife and my neighbor)... More

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