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  • 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 dreamstime.com? 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! http://youtube.com/... 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
  • Presidents

    by Olbain | 20th of March, 2008

    I was pretty shocked to find here some photos with presidents on and of course at first was searching for Polish presidents like Lech Wałęsa or current president Lech Kaczynski, but did not found them. So next I look at all those that are here and found a few ones. Here... More
  • Adventures with HDR

    by Charlesoutcalt | 12th of March, 2008

    Sometimes it seems that a new idea sweeps across the landscape, somehow making its way into every photography magazine and website I read. Lately, I haven't been able to avoid the term HDR. From at least some of what I read, high dynamic range is going to replace megapixel... More
  • Reuse Your Images Multiple Times

    by Jsternig | 12th of March, 2008

    With a little bit of Photoshop magic, you can reuse the same image to create several different scenes with various different feels. By isolating objects and using parts of otherwise unusable images, you can create great pictures from nothing. Check out these lighthouse pictures... More
  • Rolling On In

    by Moonb007 | 6th of March, 2008

    Now that my portfolio is growing I am seeing earning starting to see the sales roll on in, it’s very exciting might I add. I have moved my portfolio up to 41 images and tried to get everything from signs, buildings, people, etc....basically a broad scope to see what does... More
  • Website

    by Nightangel666 | 1st of March, 2008

    Hello everyone ! I thought of opening my own website to show my paintings and photomanipulations I would like some tips or experiences that you could have done when trying to open your site. Actually, I've registered to a free hosting service (... More

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