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  • realistic manipulations- shadows

    by Summerrain | 29th of May, 2008

    I want to start by giving a big thank you to everyone that welcomed me to dreamstime, you seem like an awesome crowd and i'm really glad to be a part of it:) Like I said in my first blog I am very much looking forward to sharing some of my tips and ideas here since I... More
  • Tutorial: Removing Backgrounds

    by Ligio | 29th of May, 2008

    I found some interesting tutorials on how to remove background from pictures with Photoshop. Here the links to these guides: Removing Backgrounds Quickly in Photoshop Cencellare lo sfondo Eliminare lo sfondo Selezionare ed estrarre soggetti dallo sfondo More
  • Portrait Makeover Part 1 - Whitening Teeth & Eyes

    by Yanc | 26th of May, 2008

    HI guys! I'm back with a new video tutorial on my blog. It's the first in a series that'll focus on face touch-ups. I hope you find them useful. You can check it out HERE Best, Yanik PS: Don't forget to sign up to my email RSS feed to get all the latest tips... More
  • Creating a Dark Blue Sky Without Filters

    by Yanc | 13th of May, 2008

    Hi Guys! As promised, here's my Photoshop video tutorial on creating a dark blue sky without filters. I hope you find it useful. If you missed my other video tutorials, you can check them out here. And there are plenty more to come! Have a great day! Yanik... More
  • Some new Designs

    by Rebeccaosborn | 12th of May, 2008

    So lately I have been having quite a few of my photo works refused.. which when I actually look back over the photos, I can see why.. poor lighting.. out of focus etc.. So I thought I would try my hand at designs.. and what do you know.. they are all getting approved!... More
  • My First Lightbox Photos

    by Sstedman | 5th of May, 2008

    After reading several articles, I decided to build my own lightbox for doing macro work. Here is my first set of approved photos that I shot using my lightbox. The coffee beans were my favorite of these three. More
  • Non destructive Dodge and Burn - tutorial

    by Yanc | 5th of May, 2008

    Hello everyone! I've been a contributor here for a long while but I've never posted on the forums. But now is different. I decided to start a blog last month focused on helping fellow photographers. And I thought that it would be nice to share my knowledge with my fellow... More
  • yay earned my first 5 bucks!

    by Dacookieman | 29th of April, 2008

    looks like jeff was right, i got back double the entrance charge of sentosa for the photos i sold taken there:P yippie!!! See Article
  • Finally, my shopping cart is up and running!

    by Bsilvia | 23rd of April, 2008

    I'm so happy and I just had to share this with you :) S* See Article
  • The mystery of what sells

    by Davidgarry | 22nd of April, 2008

    Like many other contributors on this site, I have placed some of my images on other stock sites to get as much coverage as possible of the stock agency market. This inevitably means giving up Exclusivity on some sites, but that is something I'm prepared to do for the moment.... More
  • Exif Data

    by Pardeep08 | 12th of April, 2008

    Hi I have a few questions........ 1. Is exif data necessary for making images searchable on 2. How do I prevent loss of exif data while cropping an image......I always loose the data...? Please help... See Article
  • Run Away

    by Digitalreflections | 11th of April, 2008

    After another April snowstorm I was getting a bad case of cabin fever. After sitting around for awhile contemplating the situation.I decided to do something that I haven't done since I was a child.RUN AWAY! Unlike that long ago adventure, this time my bag was filled with... More
  • I love to travel

    by Shadow_80 | 10th of April, 2008

    I always look for an excuse to take my girlfriend and my camera and to go “where no men has ever gone before” I live in England in Yorkshire for pas few years. I thought I have seen everything there is for me to see in here. All the great and famous places and those... More
  • Best seller still waiting

    by Petersjokvist | 8th of April, 2008

    I started with shooting animals in the forest and flowers on ground a couple of years ago. just for fun, then I found out that you can sell your pictures on the internet. So I decided to try that out to, because the pictures i got on my computer was kind of old and taken... More
  • Youtube: over 58,000 videos on photography

    by Loveliestdreams | 4th of April, 2008

    If you haven't thought to search youtube for photography, there are over 58,000 amazing photography related diy, lessons and tutorial videos. I've spent some time in online photography classes, and youtube is one of the best free resources! More
  • Photoshop Express

    by Nightangel666 | 27th of March, 2008

    You can directly modify hue and saturation of your stock photos online by using Photoshop Express. You can also create galeries there. You can take a look at it by following this link : Adobe Photoshop Express More
  • Editing out Items

    by Nightangel666 | 27th of March, 2008

    I found a wonderful tutorial which shows how to edit out items from a photography you've taken. All that using, as ever, Photoshop. It is very useful to make stock photos better and more appealing : Editing out Items More
  • Retouching skin with Photoshop

    by Nightangel666 | 26th of March, 2008

    When shooting with models, you can have problems related to the skin. That isn't a problem at all since you can easily fix those little "imperfections" with Photoshop. Below you can find two links of tutorials that show easy and useful techniques to help you make your stock... More
  • Photoshop tutorials

    by Nightangel666 | 25th of March, 2008

    I've just figured out that it is very hard to master. Indeed, it's such a great tool for both photographers and illustrators that it has many features unused. Even if I've been using Photoshop a lot for enhancing photos and also to make digital artworks (photomanipulations... More
  • Models and Logos

    by Charlesoutcalt | 21st of March, 2008

    If you read this blog regularly (and really, does anyone?), you might remember my happy story about working up the nerve to ask a rock climber I encountered if he would sign a model release. We were in Joshua Tree at a beautiful time of day, just about an hour before sunset.... More

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