Articles by Dahlskoge

Be PROUD of your development!

This article is simply supposed to be a quick reminder of that we all, once in a while, need to look back at some of our very first uploads and compare them with some of our recent ones. This will allow us to see how far we've actually come, if not in picture quality then in tagging and naming (which is just as important in order to get hits)!Now, I advice you all to do this and be proud of what you've accomplished - regardless of how many sales you've reached.Here are some of my very first... continue reading

MILESTONE: 1000 IMAGES ONLINE

Hey guys,Hope you're all enjoying your summer and taking advantage of the inspiration that comes with it, I know I am. Today I reached a milestone of 1000 images in my portfolio which I am thrilled about!I've also come to realize that I enjoy sport photography and wish to pursue more of it, so that's what I'm gonna do!What do you enjoy photographing this summer?From a cycling competition in my home town  continue reading

200+ sales!

Hello Dreamstimers,I just wanted to share with you my latest accomplishment of 200+ sales! The past few months have been relatively low on sales for me but it seems like it's starting to pick up again, and I couldn't be happier about it.This week I'll head out in the nice summer weather that has reached Sweden and shoot images to upload at Dreamstime, because my motivation just took a turn for the better!Wish you all the very best :)Some of my latest sales    continue reading

My new love

Hello Dreamstimers!It's me again, long time no see.This time, I would like to share with you my new equipment. A 18-50 mm f/2.8 Sigma lens that is just outstanding in every possible way considering the low cost. I even purchased mine used for about 220$!The main reason why I decided to buy this lens was because of my new and growing interest in event photography, more specifically nightclub photography. Now, there are a lot better lenses out there for this purpose but the 18-50mm Sigma... continue reading

100 sales!

Hi guys,Last week I reached 100 sales which I am thrilled about! Especially since my goal for 2015 was 70 sales.Looking forward to accomplishing my second goal of 1000 uploads within this year.Some of my last sales    continue reading

The 50 mm blessing!

So, I bought my Nikon AF 50 mm F/1.8 for about six or seven months ago and I can't begin to tell you how impressed I am of its performance. It is absolutely incredible and wherever my camera goes, it goes!Reasons?1) Sharpness - The sharpness of a zoom lens is nothing compared to the one of a prime lens. It is wonderful!2) Bokeh - An absolutely stunning bokeh will be at your disposal.3) Price - For about 180 dollars you can get this outstanding lens which is nothing compared to the prices... continue reading

Goals for 2015

1. Have 1000 + images online2. At least 70 sales3. Take more portraits outside using existing light4. Visit and take photos of new places, preferably abroad5. Have more patience while either waiting or preparing for the perfect image6. Master the basic skills in illustratingHopefully an evaluation will be done at the end of the year with a pleasant outcome.Fire away photographers!My last sale   continue reading

First 10 sales!

Nothing solves a dearth of ideas like an increase in sales! The best motivation is undeniably appreciation.Since I moved to Los Angeles about 2 months ago I have been establishing monthly goals to overcome in terms of portfolio expansion, and so far I have been doing pretty good achieving my set of goals ahead of time. Although lately I have not devoted as much time for my camera as I would like to, or mostly just making excuses not to shoot due to the lack of inspiration. However, having made... continue reading

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