Stock Photography Articles about upgrade & Community Forum

  • Jdanne
    Think twice before you upgrade your camera body!

    by Jdanne | 20th of February, 2016

    After using my lovely D700 Nikon for more than 5 years I decided to buy the new D810 body. What I didn't consider was the rest of my digital infrastructure. My computer is even older than my retired D700. In terms of our quick changing modern world: Close to stone age... More
  • Dotlock
    I'm back! -- New photos with Canon 70D

    by Dotlock | 18th of March, 2015

    I was away from photography for the past two years, working on my other career. However, I recently realized how much I missed photography -- and I'm back. Last month, in February 2015, I purchased a new camera (Canon 70D, a huge upgrade from my Panasonic Lumix with only... More
  • Christac
    Newbie Alert!

    by Christac | 8th of February, 2015

    I've been taking pics all my life but didn't start getting serious about it until my first child was born in 1995. A year later I started a small bakery business specializing in cookie bouquets. I had a lot of fun and learned a lot staging my cookies for pictures for my brochures.... More
  • Hkrunning
    Upgrading equipment, is it necessary?

    by Hkrunning | 22nd of January, 2014

    As a photography beginner, this question is always in my mind recently. Although a good photo depends mainly on your photographic skills, ideas and composition of a photo, etc., I find that a better lens and camera really help in many occasions. While some top models... More
  • Doubleclick7
    Upgraded Equipment

    by Doubleclick7 | 25th of October, 2013

    Finally tired of fighting the camera and the far-too-often "out of focus" issues when an image is not accepted, I went ahead and ordered a Canon 7D (upgrading from a T2i.) I can't believe how much better my images are turning out! And, I wondered why I had waited so long... More
  • Wimseyed
    rejected image, creative solutions

    by Wimseyed | 19th of September, 2013

    enough flowers in the database, so a creative solution for my waterlilly hi folks, within a few months I am two years on dreamstime I think my portfolio is getting better, more diverse, containerships are my best selling items, meanwhile I upgraded again, started... More
  • Mudplucker
    Need an upgrade ? Full Frame Camera ??? "L" Series Lens ???

    by Mudplucker | 28th of April, 2013

    Hi you all, and welcome to my second blog: Since i did my recent first ever photo shoot with a model (circa 6 weeks ago), i have stopped to reflect on what i produced in that shoot and comparing it with what i want to produce in the future. Looking back, i consider my... More
  • Williamardrey
    Upgrade

    by Williamardrey | 6th of July, 2012

    I'm looking to upgrade my digital SLR to a more professional model. I have looked at some cameras online and like (on paper) the Sony alpha A850, and some of the Nikon cameras. I would like suggestions as to what would be a good camera to possess for my future in professional... More
  • Llareggub
    New lens and hopefully some more pictures

    by Llareggub | 16th of May, 2012

    I have been very quiet on the photography front for a few monhs, winter was brutal and cold and planting season is always very busy! However I have taken some of my macrostock earnings and invested in a couple of new lenses, the Tamron 17-50mm f.8 and the Sigma 50mm f2.8... More
  • Wimseyed
    100 uploads and upgrade

    by Wimseyed | 4th of May, 2012

    started in january as newbie, (still I am a newbie, I still have a lot to learn), but things went well, now I have made an upgrade of my equipment, thanks to the buyers of my pics, not that my earnings are so high, some people always want the last new body's and lenses,... More
  • Asakalaskas
    Finally making the jump to full frame!!!

    by Asakalaskas | 19th of March, 2012

    After waiting for over a year to see what Canon would produce with their Mark III, I've finally made the jump and ordered a Mark II for a drastic upgrade. While I have no doubt the III is going to be a mind blowing peice of equipment, I think for my particular situation... More
  • M4rio1979
    Upgrade your equipment and save yourself some postprocessing time

    by M4rio1979 | 17th of February, 2012

    When I began with stock photography back in July 2011. I was using mostly kit lenses like my 18-55 and 75-300 kit lenses from Sony. I tought that this kit lenses will satisfy my needs in photography, since I was beginner at a time. Well to be honest those lenses was pretty... More
  • Esinel
    My new DSLR is here!!

    by Esinel | 20th of September, 2011

    Yesterday I just got my first DSLR, a Nikon D5100! I am really happy and today I hope I can spend the entire day testing out all of its features. Hopefully I manage to shoot new photos that will finally be approved on DT, since tons of old photos with my previous camera were... More
  • Titania1980
    I finally upgraded to a DSLR

    by Titania1980 | 16th of July, 2011

    Hi! After 4 years in DT, a porfolio of 1,561 and 2,279 pictures sold, I finally have upgraded from my Canon Powershot G9 to a Canon 550D with a 18-135 lens I suppose this won't be a big deal for the most of you, who have been in stock with a DSLR from the... More
  • Shkyo30
    Some of my managed collections upgraded...

    by Shkyo30 | 8th of July, 2011

    Hello everybody! This is my first article in my (little) blog, just to say you a small news. ;-) Actually, I manage five little collections with very different subjects, and this week, I upgraded four of my collections: - "Woman faces with fashion makeup" and "Color... More
  • Photoexpress
    Upgrade Dilemma

    by Photoexpress | 12th of December, 2010

    Recently, I was told by a hairdresser that he is about to upgrade to higher rank and the expense will be doubled, if I continue to take him as the first choice. Yeah, it is a rule in the barber shop that I often come up to, the more skillful the hairdresser is, the higer... More
  • Bogdanhoda
    yeeey ! My first 2nd level image !

    by Bogdanhoda | 27th of October, 2010

    I always thought that it has great potential, especially because it generates many many sales on other stock sites !! weeee, tonight my image reached second level :).---> Next milestone-> 5th level :) i suppose this is my next second level->..4 sales..waiting... More
  • Williamardrey
    This, That, or The Other

    by Williamardrey | 17th of September, 2010

    I have decided to upgrade my basic equipment by Christmas, but don't know exactly what to do. I currently use an Olympus E-510 DSLR and I love the kinds of pictures it takes. However, the resolution of a lot of the pictures is not up to snuff when compared to some of the... More
  • Rzs
    New Photoshop CS5?

    by Rzs | 6th of May, 2010

    Hi people, I just want to ask you, if you have first experiences with this new edition of Adobe Photoshop. Especially, is it worth it to upgrade from CS4? What do you think? See Article
  • Gnohz
    Finally a Level 2 image

    by Gnohz | 28th of April, 2010

    Finally, I managed to get a Level 2 image after a long time in Dreamstime. I realised that it's definitely not an easy task. I have a few other images that are on the verge of getting upgraded to Level 2 but I have no idea how much longer that will take. Everyday is a... More

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