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Choosing the right wings for aerial drone photography

So you’ve decided to buy a drone but you’re a bit disarmed about what you should look for? First thing’s first, decide if you want to buy a drone for your personal pleasure or if you will end up chasing for results that require that much desired drone. Once you’re done deciding on this one you’ll face the next problem: The Budget. As with most electronics, there’s plenty to choose from. For pure pleasure, you can get toy drones for just a few bucks but as soon as you’re out of the ... continue reading

Be creative when choosing background images

A typical request by my clients is to remove backgrounds from images and replace them with stock photos. Usually, the client has an idea of what they’d like that new background to look like. Even so, I like to explore alternate backgrounds because sometimes they have a bigger impact or look more natural than the background(s) the client suggests.A few months ago, I worked on a pretty typical Photoshop and layout project. A client supplied several model shots. The images were photographed in... continue reading

Choosing for mirrorless

I am shooting now with my Mirrorlesscameras for about 1,5 year and I am very happy about the choice.Long time I was dreaming of having a small camera that creates the same quality images of a DSLR. I wanted something that I could easy take with me so that I will not miss the moments what could make a good stock photo.Some years ago the first Mirrorless Interchangeable lens cameras entered the market. Back then I started already to think if I should switch to them from my DSLR. I went... continue reading

Editing can be hard - getting a second opinion can help

From time to time I enter the various assignment contests here, usually adding anywhere from one to a handful of photos. Much of the time, they are rejected because the editors were looking for "something a little more elaborate." A couple have made it, but my track record is such that I only enter with some trepidation.Then came the smartphone assignment contest. I've been using my iPhone a lot and absolutely love having a camera with me all the time. I sometimes use it to take a few photos even... continue reading

Choosing a good tripod

As I just bought a new tripod today I thought I would share with you a few tips on what to consider when choosing a tripod.You may have spent a significant amount of cash on buying the latest and greatest camera and the thought of spending another few hundred bucks on a few aluminum sticks to hold your camera for you may not be foremost on your mind.And yet, the tripod is possibly just as critical for taking great pictures as your camera (but remember, great photography isn't so much about the... continue reading

The perfect camera - does it exist?

My last blog talked about how less choice can be helpful, but there is another aspect to this that is particularly applicable to photography.Many of us spend a lot of time thinking about what gear to buy.What is interesting is that we don't just compare the options, which would be hard enough, but we also compare the options to a hypothetical ideal that doesn't exist.We do this because it is easy to imagine.Here are two examples:1. Lenses.When buying lenses I will often be looking for... continue reading

Rejoice, no choice!

I'm currently reading a few books, including one called the 'Paradox of choice'.One of the themes is that too much choice brings negative side effects.People seem to want choice, and to exercise their freedom to choose - yet when choices are more limited they are better able to make a decision and happier with the result.I got to thinking that this kind of applied to how I use my lenses.While I wish I could bring and have access to all my gear when I leave the house, I often find I use my... continue reading

Thoughts about Collections...

As a matter of fact making collections is a great feature that DT has made available for us to join the images that we love in one group & to have some special exposure for the images, that might end up with sales!Another fact that most of the collections are made upon tastes, likes & own portfolio only!In fact that is not enough for a collection exposure as the number of photographers & the collections is growing so much!This is a business on the first place (Starting from DT & professional... continue reading

A little help when choosing new camera or lens.

Choosing a new camera or camera lens is usually not simple thing to to.I have found a very useful web site, that you can use to compare photos made with different cameras and different camera lens!So you can take the most out of your photos.This site is pbase!I hope you find this link useful.Greetings!M. continue reading

Choosing Contest Winners

Any of you Dreamstimers wonder or know how contest winners are chosen? Is it by number of views, downloads, or just plain discretion? I currently have an image in the "Time" contest which conveys the concept of having "too much time on our hands." continue reading

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