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  • Photographer on a budget

    by Ladykassie | 11th of September, 2009

    Just a helpful hint... I finally got up to speed and bought a studio lighting set, and also backdrops...particular the green screen. So.. I am more into shooting portraits and why would I need a huge backdrop if I am shooting from the waist up?.... a helpful solution.... More
  • Working with Children

    by Azurelaroux | 6th of August, 2009

    A strange mix of adult human and small pet. They can be cute, charming sweet and adorable. Or they can howl and bite you every time you get within reach. Children are one of the most sellable subjects to photograph while simultaneously being one of the most frustrating subjects... More
  • Skin retouch

    by Jordanrusev | 6th of August, 2009

    Here is a another quick and very useful photoshop tip for retouching a skin. 1. First open the picture of-course. I will use this picture for example . 2. Duplicate the layer (CTRL+J) 3. Median filter on the duplicated layer (Filter -> Noise -> Median). In my picture... More
  • Introducing the G20 Portrait Collection...

    by Wingnutdesigns | 29th of July, 2009

    I'd like to introduce you all to the new collection of illustrations that are now available on Dreamstime... G20 PORTRAIT COLLCECTION This unique collection of hand drawn illustrations includes all 19 world leaders and the 3 EU representatives for 2009 as follows;... More
  • new portaits series

    by Morgancapasso | 29th of July, 2009

    i create an new series of portraits stock oriented with the model anna i will like your opinion morgan See Article
  • my cute baby

    by Eprom | 2nd of July, 2009

    My cute baby is 6 months now. Do you like him? See Article
  • Corrective Techniques for portraits

    by Creativei | 7th of April, 2009

    Here is the first part of my blog, which I promised will share here, this is a Exclusive Bobby Lane's Class. The successful portrait photographer realizes that his principal aim is to obtain characteristic likenesses of his subjects. At the same time, however, he must... More
  • My Inspiration For Portrait Photography

    by Indianeye | 18th of March, 2009

    Today I am going to share with you about my inspiration for the portrait photographic work. I have no shame to tell boldly that all my portrait photography work is highly inspired by the master in this field Manny Librodo. I always believe that everyone might be inspired... More
  • PhoDOGraphy!

    by Toynutz | 23rd of February, 2009

    Dogs make great models, but before submitting any dog photo to Dreamstime, consider obtaining a model release from the owner, particularly if it is pedigreed, and especially if it is a registered champion. I've had at least one dog photo refused for that very reason. In... More
  • Self portrait

    by Mildegard | 10th of January, 2009

    It must be very common among unexperienced artists to make self-portraits (from old photos usually). Nothing wrong about it when you're too shy to ask someone to be your model. So, that's a pencil drawn portrait of me how I looked a couple of years ago when I had short hair.... More
  • Zoo or Portrait Studio?

    by Lifesazoo | 25th of November, 2008

    Some times after I have been out at the zoo taking photos and I am at home reviewing the photos I took that day I am amazed at the outcome of some of them. Some times the pictures look like they had to have been taken in a portrait studio instead of a zoo. This portrait... More
  • Dog Photography - 5 Tips for Improving Images

    by Sgcallaway1994 | 14th of October, 2008

    Photographing man's best friend can be challenging. Below you will find 5 tips which could help you improve your images: 1.Camera Settings: Dogs are moving subjects. They rarely stand still for pictures. Select short shutter speeds to help freeze the action. Its very... More
  • 12 Inspirations of Portrait Photography

    by Lhj | 5th of October, 2008

    Whenever you are going to take portrait photos, please remember to look into this blog again. It might help you a little ………….. 1. Working with PhotoShop The wonderful latter part of work might bring you lots of new ideas, especially to cover the shortage of digit... More
  • Boy - New Collection

    by Creepers888 | 14th of September, 2008

    Hello, I´ve made a new Collection named Boy. Please, let me know, what you´re thinking about it. Thanks a lot and have fun and a nice day! More
  • My favorite model : expressions, sensuality and emotions

    by Mgvuvan | 13th of September, 2008

    but it's also pleasant to work on particular EMOTIONS like happiness, sadness, madness... Depends on the model, our feelings are different and I think that we could have better affinity with some of them.... More
  • Aperture for portrait

    by Alexpopikov | 2nd of September, 2008

    Hi, All! Let me share the aperture for portrait. It's f4. I was really surprise when i understood that. My portraits were changed dramatically :) They looks better absolutely. Thank you on-line books :) See Article
  • Set your next Dreamstime Milestone

    by Agathabrown | 1st of August, 2008

    We all know goals motivate us, and it feels fab to finally reach one. So what is your next Dreamstime Milestone ? For so long mine has been to get a "people shot" accepted. And of course, like with everything else, i spent way too long perfecting it, before i even submitted... More
  • Non posed portraits

    by Bradcalkins | 25th of July, 2008

    Since I started on with Dreamstime I've started taking a lot more 'posed' shots trying to achieve something in particular. However, most of my favorites are still shots where the subject wasn't posing - I just captured a moment that will never happen again... That is what... More
  • Choice of lens for the portrait.

    by Shaileshnanal | 10th of June, 2008

    You see a subject and fantastic background and u have a lens that is standard lens and zoom lens. Which one would u opt for. For tight head close up zoom lens is a must. But for head and shoulder portrait you can still use standard lens which has finer glass elements... More
  • Introducing myself and some results of my best hobby

    by Xalanx | 15th of May, 2008

    My name is Catalin Petolea, I am from Romania. As a day job I am senior software developer working for a large company. And as everybody can guess, photography is one of my hobbies. The most important one, I would say. In fact, I'd exchange writing code for photography... More

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