Articles by Leah Smith

Wow - Found one of my purchased photos - I designed this! Me...

I did a search on my photos that have been purchased.Wow what a thrill to find someone is using it as a main part of their business web-site.Here is their web-site below.http://cdnsriaward.wordpress.com/distinguishedserviceaward/And here is the photo.... continue reading

Share funny or "sticky" situation you had to get that "perfect" shot.

I was reading someone elses blog and he commented on running for his camera and sitting in the morning dew with disheveled hair to get that perfect shot of a skink on a rock sunning herself.It got me to thinking how often I'll be flying down an old dirt road and I spot the perfect shot.Slamming on my breaks and doing a Uey, to go back and pull my camera out and start clicking.I take my camera pretty well everywhere I go - so opportunities pop up quite often.Maybe you stayed too long and... continue reading

Sometimes the perfect shot finds you.

When you are least expecting it, a picture presents itself to you.If you are ready for it, you can capture it.Some of the best pictures I have taken, have found me and not the other way around.My lastest picture is one of my favourites.There is only a little cropping and picture is basically what I saw.Whether I get any sales at all on it, it is still one of my most enjoyed.19710738 continue reading

Learning Process - and sticking with it.

I joined Dreamstime as an outlet for my urge to click the shutter button.I love photography, always have.Now that my career is settled and I have a keen sense of where I am at, I have focused my spare creative juices on taking pictures.I profess to not be any where near a pro - or even a great amateur.But I have an eye for what looks good and within my limited means - have been learning and growing.Learning, reading others blogs and viewing other Dreamstime Photographers photos, seeing... continue reading

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