Articles by Marko Palm

Is this going to be a night like this?

We have quite a good possibilities to see the Northern Lights over Northern Europe tonight. America and Canada are under fire right now. So it is time to charge your barreries and look up in the night sky :)It might look something like this:   Panoramic photo from 22.03.2017. Photographed in Saaremaa Estonia.Or it could be something even better:    These previous two photos are from march 2015.This one too ;)      So Let's hope to see green skies tonight... continue reading

Merry Christmas and a colorful New Year!

I would like to thank Dreamstime for a great year and wish You all here beautiful Christmas time with colorful photos from Saaremaa Estonia!This is one of the photos that I wanted to capture for last six months. Finally 22. december I got the chance to capture it :) The other great moment was, when taking a 11 photo panorama, one shooting star shined exactly in the right time in the right place :) Have a colorful new year!  continue reading

Photo editing on iPad - how good is the image quality?

We tend to think that iPad is just a device for browsing the web, reading e-mail and watching photos.What if I tell you that it is a good and fast device for photo editing. It is intuitive and with retina display you can see all the editing happening before your eyes. But how good is the image quality compaed to Photoshop CS6. I just had to test it to find out.You can read the full story and see the full resolution sample edited images in here:iPad article in english.Both images used... continue reading

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

Northern Lights are very rare in Estonia and there are very few occasions, when they are strong enought to glow in all three colors – green, red and violet. To be able to see the aurora borealis is really fashionating, but one thing is even better – phototgraphing the aurora borealisPhotographing this beautiful event gives us the ability to share what we saw.In past year I have spent some time outdoors at the night and I have seen that if you want to photograph northern lights you can... continue reading

Even happier Christmas

Now after 21. December we can enjoy even happier Christmas. Let's be thankful for all the days we have been given. Wishing to all dreamstimers Merry Christmas and a successful New Year! Many thanks to all who supported my photo journey by downloading my photos. continue reading

Good tip for making panoramic images...

I have posted one tutorial with images to my webpage. It shows an easy way to make panoramic images.You can read this in here.This is one sample image that is made using same principles.This is only one possibility. Does anybody know some other good advice and recommendations? continue reading

Found one of my images being printed :)

I was lucky to find out that one of my images that is sold with Dreamstime is published in travel book :)This book is about beautiful places in the world, and Saaremaa is one of them.There are other photos too from other Dreamstime users about different countries and tourist attractions.My image was: continue reading

Christmas wishes!

Wishing You all a very special and beautiful Christmas time!As the white snow is falling down everywhere around us. Let us take some time to remember things from the past that we appreciate! Let us be there for the people who need our attention now and in the future!Merry Christmas to all!!!Marko continue reading

Tonight is a special night

Every year there are few very special nights in August when we can observe a beautiful show in the evening sky.Tonight and tomorrow night is the best time to watch the Perseids meteor shower. As the sky is covered with many clouds here in Estonia, I hope you have better opportunities to watch up in the sky tonight.This is one photo, that I got from last years meteor shower... continue reading

Flower Shots

I have two different type of emotions after again one submitted flower shot gets refused.Explaination is: this is a very well covered subject in our data base or the subject of your image is too specific. This one sentence can say it all.Firstly I am sad, secondly it makes me think that there is no point to post any other flower photo in the infinite future. Why? Because there are two types of flower photos. Ones that are very common flowers and are well covered like roses (990 pages up in... continue reading

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