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  • Four Steps to Taking Great Photos of Stars and the Milky Way

    by GWHughes | 12th of September, 2017

    There are some great opportunities, and challenges, in photographing the night sky. This is especially true if you want to include the Milky Way as in this photo below. Here are four steps to make it easier for you. 1. Plan the location. You are looking for the darkest... More
  • Photography Quotes

    by Allexxe | 12th of September, 2017

    I like to read quotes about every aspect of life and I have found some related to photographers that I liked very much. I this post I will share with you all some of them. Maybe you know them, maybe you don't, but I hope you will like them and it will be like a breathe of... More
  • Mushroom picking in Finland

    by Catarii | 11th of September, 2017

    Many of us love to pick our own food. Some of us even grow it. I moved to Finland recently and one of the country's rule made me very happy: One can pick whatever berry or edible mushroom from any forest they wish. They call this “Every man’s right” and it means... More
  • Loving your working place -1

    by Richardwhf | 10th of September, 2017

    It's hard to say how many people really love their work. At least, not all of my colleagues have to work because they have to earn money to pay for the apartment fee,pay their children's tuition,and enjoy the entertainment and so on... I could hear so much complaint in the... More
  • Swanning around Southampton

    by Jaquiht | 10th of September, 2017

    It’s not especially uncommon for me to be wrong, and this week has been no exception. I recently had a whinge about the local mute swans being difficult to photograph because of their propensity to position themselves in bright sunshine on dark ponds. However, they have... More
  • A decade of Dreamstime in pictures

    by Nikitu | 8th of September, 2017

    Every photographer who ever sold an image knows that the key to a buyer's heart (and wallet) is uploading exactly what they need; and the key to being truly successful is catering for the taste of many. More than a decade of Dreamstime has passed, millions of images were... More
  • Have you hugged your Teddy today? It’s National Teddy Bear Day!

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 7th of September, 2017

    Teddy Bear. The words alone can invoke such strong emotions - love, innocence, childhood, comfort, and so much more. Admit it, you probably had a favorite teddy bear when you were a child – you may even have a favorite one now (I won’t confess to the number of teddy... More
  • Recharging batteries

    by Meduzzu | 7th of September, 2017

    In order to "function" at full capacity at work, at home or in any other activity that involves physical and/or psychical effort, most of the humans need to do something to "recharge their batteries". So, what is there to be done? A lot of things:... More
  • Installation style artic with steel

    by Richardwhf | 6th of September, 2017

    As a Chinese whose hometown is the countryside,it is difficult for me to love the heavy industry.In my memory,all of the heavy industry is composed by high funnel with heavy smoking,the small space is fullfilled with noise, the black waste water flowing to the river which... More
  • What Photographers & Videographers Can Expect from the new iPhone 8

    by Urosk | 6th of September, 2017

    Whether our passion is portrait, landscape, abstract, or stock photography, we photographers certainly appreciate our little pocket-sized friends, namely our smartphones, which have become very powerful photographic and videographic tools, and are making a leap forward with... More
  • Happy Belated Be Late for Something Day

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 5th of September, 2017

    Did you know that September 5th is (was?) “National Be Late for Something Day”? As a person who is impossibly early in a fashionably late-running world, I thought I would embrace the holiday to see if I could find the advantage that the rest of the populated... More
  • Photographing grey seals in the Farne Islands

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 3rd of September, 2017

       One of my favourite places to dive is less than two hours drive from my home city of Edinburgh. The Farnes, a group of islands off the coast of Northumberland, offer the very special attraction of diving up-close-and-personal with wild grey seals (Halichoerus... More
  • Obsessions

    by Jaquiht | 2nd of September, 2017

    Within my general obsession with photography I have developed numerous small sub-obsessions. Whenever these crop up I want to go and photograph that same thing again and again until I get a photo that I am happy with, or until what will become my next obsession pops up: usually... More
  • Pet Adoption Photography - Barking Beagle

    by Williamwise1 | 30th of August, 2017

      “Lucy” was a happy senior Beagle that was picked up by one of the animal control officers on August 18, 2017. We were hopeful to find her home right away because she had a microchip. However, hopes dropped as we traced the unregistered microchip that was administered... More
  • Pet Adoption Photography - Sweet Boy

    by Williamwise1 | 30th of August, 2017

      Friday, 9:06 AM - A fellow county employee called the shelter for help. Her brother had passed away about two months ago and his dog, Sweet Boy, was left at the property all alone. Other family members had been saying they would take him in, but 8 weeks later there he... More
  • Nigel

    by Williamwise1 | 30th of August, 2017

    Friday, 9:13 AM – what an adorable little boy! How could it possibly be that nobody wanted him, or never came looking for him when he ran off? “Nigel” was brought in to the shelter as a stray on August 25, 2017. Being a Friday, I didn’t want him to sit all weekend... More
  • 10 reasons to love bacon

    by Catarii | 30th of August, 2017

    Maaan, I don't know about you but I love bacon. A bit smoked, a bit crispy, with that gorgeous sound it makes in the pan, bacon has driven many people crazy since the first time it was introduced in the cookery.   Now, I know that many nutritionists and doctors are preaching... More
  • Photographing the Solar Eclipse

    by Jruffa | 30th of August, 2017

    The August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse was an extremely rare event. On this date, a total solar eclipse crossed the entire United States, coast to coast, for the first time since 1918, providing a tremendous opportunity for people across the United States to witness this... More
  • Key word in stock portraiture: Humor

    by Malinash | 28th of August, 2017

    Some of you probably remember this article about portrait photography. The article featured some of our artists, but since then, we've been thinking of getting into more details about what makes a portrait stand out. First of all, let us tell you that there are many... More
  • My un/conventional workplaces and the first assignment file sale

    by Olgabugrovskaya | 26th of August, 2017

    This assignment is very a good one for me. In the contest took three of my works and one of them I was able to sell. This is my first sale of assignment file. For each picture in this contest is its own story. For example, this was done at the Hermitage, where my husband... More

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