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Stock Photos Tell The Story & Win Accounts

Doing Corporate and Entrepreneurial training as a private consultant is a challenging an lonely road. Basically, I compete with the "big boys" and have to find ways to differentiate myself. I have to find a path that will land me at the same destination, following the well trodden path yet, venturing into the unknown. How do you find a new path along a tried and tested journey? What makes you stand out when you're the small fry in the marketplace? When do you make... continue reading

Stock Photos are Everywhere

Great stock photos are all around you and in places you would never expect. That's one of the reasons I am rarely more than a few moments from my camera bag. But, having your camera in the bag is different than having it your hand...Once you get your camera out of the bag, you have to get it up in front of your face...One of my all time best selling stock photos is a shot I took on a whim while waiting to take photos of some friends singing and playing at a small outdoor venue.... continue reading

Stock Media for Video Production on Health TV and Web

Hello everyone, I would really like to share with you some good ideas on how to use stock media to enhance your video production skills and creativity. Im not a writer (and english is not even my first language) but since we are all here for the same need and creativity is a language by itself, lets just go for it.At my workplace we need to create some 10 to 15 new < 3 minutes videoclips by week, to be published on television and internet. The problem is that all of this clips are health... continue reading

Packing Efficiently For Shooting In Developing Nations.

In six days I leave for Ethiopia. Each time I go to Africa, I have to reassess what I’m carrying with me. Did I use it last time? How much use was it to me? Is there something better I could be using next time?This is my tenth trip to Africa in less than seven years. I’m a missionary, and on most trips (though not this one) my primary purpose is documentation. You may have other reasons for shooting, but the basic equipment list will be the same, except for the choice of lenses. Over... continue reading

Unveiling our new blog section and a one-month blog marathon with $$$ prizes

We're excited to present to you our new and improved Blog section.Here are a few improvements we've made:- more user friendly, more spacious looks;- useful information only, based on new acceptance criteria;- easier article submission process.We loved designing it, we hope you'll love using it to add more useful articles.You can start now, with our blog launch contest. All members, contributors and buyers, are welcome to join in: you write useful articles - check guidelines here... continue reading

The legend of Mount Agung - the volcano that closed down Bali

When someone says Bali, you will instantly see white sand beaches, laid back backpackers, tanned tourists and locals mingling, fresh produce and tasty cocktails, but paradise comes with a footnote. With the highest possible alert level issued by the authorities will the Gods bestow their wrath or their good will on the paradise island of Bali?If you are caught in the evacuation procedures please stay safe and follow the authorities guidelines. continue reading

The wonders of Lake Baikal

If you like to travel and visit the most beautiful places of the world, lake Baikal is just the right place. Here you may shoot a lot of amazing photos and videos and admire amenities and wonders of this unique lake.One of Baikal's wonders is its age.Lakes, as a rule, live only 10 - 15 thousand years. By this age ordinary lakes change into swamps and gradually die.Baikal is 25 million years old! Scientists, having calculated the yearly build-up of sediment, give it still many years of life. continue reading

Maximize your chances to sell - how to easy get to level 5

In the contest " Devil of the details " (the first contest on Dreamstime that I joined), I was on 4th place, really close to 3th place and this made me want even more, to participate to the next contest. So, in the contest " Wallpapers " I maximized my chances with 9 photos uploaded. This time, I have uploaded photos and illustration with different thematic. I realized that, even if, I don't win, the contests helps a lot in making my account and photos visible by... continue reading

Stock Photography Facts

The concept of stock photography is beautiful, in its essence: taking pictures for passion, without clients' request, and trying to sell them afterwards to those who might be interested in purchasing them for various uses. It sure has variations, depending on each photographer and the market as a whole, but the basic concept is beautiful and, in a way, pure: passion first, business second.I have always dreamed about taking only the photos I want, without ever having to worry about the money.... continue reading

Mirrorless vs dSLR

It has been more than 10 years since the first mirrorless camera was introduced. At that point, no one would predict that the popularity of mirrorless cameras would grow so fast. Nowadays, mirrorless systems are using a large portion of camera market, both for amateur and professional photographers. I will try to present most of their advantages and drawbacks compared to dSLR systems, so you can choose more easily between the two systems.AND SOME OTHER STUFFWe should also take into account some other... continue reading

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