Articles by Michel Mota Da Cruz


Most tourist don't come to Amsterdam for the sightseeings.It bothers me sometimes that tourist come here for things that are illegal where they live.I think Amsterdam has so much more to offer and there is so much to explore here. Unfortunately most tourist don't even know.Amsterdam has some nice old and new architecture around. I think photographers can go endless here in Amsterdam, all kind of styles to photograph can be found.The centrum of the city if full with great old architecture... continue reading

Music and running

I love to keep myself in shape and try to keep fit. But going to the gym everytime is just too boring for me. Especially the gym in our town is always crowded with cranky people and you always have to wait untill you can excercise on a gym devices.I rather go outside and do something healty there.Normally I don't like it so much to just run. Most of the times it's boring. But Nike has changed this all for me! Since a couple of months I've been introduced to NikePlus. This is just amazing for... continue reading

No more smoking!

In most countries you can't smoke in bars en restaurants anymore. But for the Netherlands this rule is new since July 1st.Friends of mine told me they already smoked allot less then before that rule.For most people this new rule was a good excuse to (try to) stop smoking. Over 600.000 Dutch people already stopped smoking in the Netherlands. Let's hope they all can push trough and don't start smoking again.I'm not a smoker and i'm really happy they set this new rule here.Don't you just... continue reading


I personally love retro images. All those things that reminds me of the 80's. Also i'm still listening to allot of 80's music.Retro images gives you memories about how it used to be,... back in the days. Great memories pop-up in my mind with different retro images I see.It's wierd to see how much has changed over the years.For example the 'cassette'. Don't you remember the good old walkman. At the end of the tape you had to open you're walman, turn the cassette and push play again to listen... continue reading

Blog to get more sales?

I think all the extra activity you have on Dreamstime can result in more sales.If you make a Blog and add some photos of yours, people will read it and see some of your photos. Maybe they really like it, are interested and love to snoop around in your portfolio. This can already result in a sale. Withouth the Blog, those people maybe would never have found your photos/portfolio.Though I think that the Blog needs some good content and (maybe) needs to be helpfull for others. This way it will be... continue reading

Champions League

Tonight it's the 1/4 finals of the Champions League. For the soccerfans this is a nice tournament to watch. The best clubs in Europe play against each other for the title of being the best club in Europe.Is you favorite team still in the Champions League? Then you'll probably be sitting at home in front of the television tonight or tomorrow.Or maybe better, maybe you have tickets to see the match live! Then I think you're a lucky one and hope you enjoy the match!If you're a fan, I hope... continue reading

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