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The rule of thirds, seen by a french guy

You already know about theese three components that are opening, shutter speed and ISO sensitivity. But it's othing without composition?The composition is actually how you arrange the elements of the scene being shot. Including moving yourself or moving objects. It is necessarily dependent on the frame size, that is to say, the shape of the rectangle you see in the viewfinder.The composition plays with:the presence or absence in the context of certain elementsthe place given to each... continue reading

For better background images

I see you posting a lot of background related visuals which may have a good selling rate.Normally you’d be busy posting those visuals with the hope of them be selected at first then sold later, however the preference of them being sold may dominate the latter giving you false hopes due to the fact that they are now accessible and therefore ready/easy to sell.So how can we get good selling background images.I’d start with the preferred client of such content ...That user would... continue reading

Getting the shot

 Sometimes, being a photographer can be exhausting. We all push ourselves. Some mornings, it's worth being awake before anyone else... Sunrises and sunsets can be cliche or exotic.Look for the angle nobody else is shooting, carry a wide, a macro, and a telephoto at all times. To get this sunrise, I was walking though 300 yards of soft freshly plowed cotton field, my feet sank deep into the soft Mississippi soil with every step. As I was trying to get closer to the tree, I was running as best... continue reading

Firefighters competition

Voluntary firefighters can attack the fire when it happens. But in Czech villages they have firefighting also as a kind of sport. To keep they abilities for fighting the fire they practice - and compete.It´s one month ago whet took place the competition of firefighters in Římov - small village in South Czech. And it worth seeing. There were competing firefighters from small kids up to adults both men and women. It´s not easy sport. It needs coordination of all firefighters´ team... continue reading

Leading lines

Most experienced photographers know the concept of leading lines.They are one of the most basic elements of composition.Years of studying the masters of art show these lines as a major element in some of the greatest works of art, whether it be photography or the work of the old masters.Leading lines work as tour guides to your image, taking the viewer deeper into the image or leading them to the point you want them to see.The most obvious for of leading lines is railroad tracks.They... continue reading

How to tell a story with pictures?

How do I tell the story I have in mind with my pictures in an album? Here are some of the challenges I am facing:- How to construct micro-stories that fit on one or two pages that fit in and contribute to the overall story of the complete album.- Which pictures to select, only top quality or also pictures of lesser quality to make the story more complete.- How to organize the layout of pictures and text per page or per two facing pages.The types of expertise I am looking for come... continue reading

Wisdom digital future classroom

 Indoor architectural photography, the most difficult is the composition, this photo is my use wide-angle lens shooting, using the golden section composition method, but not perfect, do you have any better indoor mapping strategy? continue reading

400 online...few steps closer to next milestone!

Happy to see the 400th image online in my portfolio and gearing up to touch next milestone of 500 as soon as possible! Many thanks to the entire Dreamstime community and fellow photographers for being so happening here! Your images and interesting stories inspire a lot of people! :)Personally I keep following specially those who are travel enthusiasts and the food lovers..oops photographers! :) :) The beautiful colors, the compositions, aesthetics in many of the photos are so freshening that I... continue reading

Image chosen for Assignment

Every month Dreamstime offers contributors a chance to contribute images to the "on assignment" competition. Contributors can opt to make accepted images Level 5 right off the bat. Every month I think to myself that I'll give it a whirl, but never actually get round to it. Well, this month, the assignment was for images of Landmarks of Underrated Towns. Given that I live in the beautiful county of Cornwall in the UK, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to submit something this time round. Cornwall... continue reading

Competition entry

In 2015 I entered a competition for the British Ordnance Survey to provide an image for one of their new maps of the British Isles.When I first submitted my entry I checked regularly to see if there were any signs of my entry progressing, but after two months I gave up. Was it worth entering was in my mind? Imagine my surprise and delight this week when I received a complimentary copy of the map bearing my image.The image I submitted was of Birmingham library taken from an angle to give an interesting... continue reading

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