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  • Be creative when choosing background images

    by Sandro11 | 23rd of September, 2016

    A typical request by my clients is to remove backgrounds from images and replace them with stock photos. Usually, the client has an idea of what they’d like that new background to look like. Even so, I like to explore alternate backgrounds because sometimes they have a... More
  • Extension of: How to search your own portfolio

    by Lostarts | 8th of November, 2011

    This blog is an extension of the very useful one posted by Brett Critchley: "How to search your own portfolio....... ". His blog sparked thoughts about more ways to use the Advanced Search feature for checking my keywords. Here is what I did. I followed Bret's instructions... More
  • Max 20 keywords?

    by Bramble100 | 8th of April, 2010

    I am getting crazy when it comes to keywording. So I try to KISS (keep it simple stupid :))) Now I am experimenting with giving not more than 20 keywords to each photos. It helps focusing on the most relevant points. This image contains lots of keywords, but the... More
  • Using DT's search tools

    by Bradcalkins | 15th of April, 2009

    After reading Starblue's recent article on tying to be a buyer and actually trying to find images I thought that some general search tips would be helpful. Dreamstime presents quite a few useful tools to help narrow down a search. 1. Keyword exclusion/addition. The main... More

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