Articles by Artalis

Wildlife and Movement First Try

I set myself an assignment the other day, to captureanimal movement with my new sigma 70-200 2.8 OS lens and new Canon 7D.Being fairly new to photography and exploring my new kit, I was eagerto get some decent shots. Put the camera on TV mode and tried various speeds from 500 to 1200.Here's one that Dreamstime accepted.Any tips, on capturing movement from any wildlife/sport's photographers among you?Thanks for looking... continue reading

First upload with 7D

Received my new 7D camera about a week ago now and I am using a sigma 50mm 1.4 lens on it at the moment. Saved a few hundred euros buying it online. Since I will be studying Film and Visual Image making soon, every saving counts. I am trying to build a film making/photography kit from scratch, on a truly tight budget! I had a lovely day out at the beach and took alot of informal portraits etc that unfortunately I cannot show here. The difference between the 7D and my old coolpix is astounding. The... continue reading

New Camera finally due

Finally decided to upgrade to a new camera, from an old secondhand Coolpix.Decided on the Canon 7D. Very excited also about starting an MAin Film and Visual Studies soon, for which reason the new camera was mainly purchased.The camera should be arriving this week.....can't waitWill be posting new images soon, here's hoping....this one shown here is from the older camera:-) continue reading

New Uploads Newbie

This is about six weeks into starting with Dreamstime as an artist/illustrator/photographer. I am so pleased and excited that all of the submitted artistic images have been received as uploads this month-5 in total so far. Thanks Dreamstime.Now I just need to sell them If anyone has tips on making sales or marketing, I'd be grateful. continue reading

Happy Holidays

Happy holidays and best wishes for Christmas and the new year to all.So I had no. 4 approved today, yeah, since I started uploading 3 wks ago. I'm hoping for a new(ish) camera in 2012 as my current one is quite ancient and limited. continue reading

Wk 2 yeah, and a third image accepted

I am so encouraged after Dreamstime has accepted my third image, since I started 2 wks ago. So some hard work does pays off afterall, Thanks Dreamstime, I hope to get better as I do more :-)Merry Christmas to everyone here!-artalis continue reading

Newbie Uploads

Thanks for your patience Dreamstime. After three years using dreamstime stock for design purposes I finally decided to have a go and upload some of my own. Had 2 accepted this week,yeah! Thanks again.... continue reading

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