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Retirement was my connection to photography. What was your connection?

I retired from my "job" and now I'm a photographer! Yay PLEASE READ ONOver the past few months I've been struggling with the question, "what is retirement"?Is it quitting your job?Is it collecting a pension?Is it the beginning of a new, fun career?Is it traveling?Is it having the opportunity to explore new and exciting activities?Is it becoming a babysitter to the grandkids?Is it sitting in front of the TV?Is it wasting the rest of your life?Is it struggling to support... continue reading

Mental connection - Bagpipes / Scottland - Why? ;o)

When i upload my 3d-Illustration of a german Bagpipe (Dudey), i had a look which kind of bagpipes are on Dreamstime. Many of them are scottish Bagpipes, but also some other kind of bagpipes (like a swedish bagpipe called "Säckpipa"), which has the wrong title scottish Bagpipe ;o)Many People thinks, there are only scottish Bagpipes, but this is wrong. It is the most popular bagpipe, thats true.But original the Bagpipes comes probably from the Orient (India). Via the silk road the bagpipe reached... continue reading

FTP connection

hi guys what's going on?today I want to introduce you a simple and faster way to upload your photos! many of you surely know that all microstock agencies allow you to upload your works directly with FTP connections making you save time!I have to say that many agencies have got great flash programs which simplify your uploads but some doesn't show you thumbnails, some got number of file limits...etcSo I've tried to set my Filezilla with all agencies and send pictures, it's incredibly fast, you... continue reading

I'm so happy for being announced as the Second Prize Winner of the "Connection Photo Contest"

I'm a real fans of National Geographic. so this could be very very exciting for me :-)I shot several photos and made a BKT exposure from that scene, this is one of them:anyway, no one has downloaded this image, maybe it's not that microstock type, :-)here is the website of the contest, you can find all the winners and their photos:, I bought a NIKKOR 105/2.8 MICRO and a AF 14-24/2.8 from B&H online store by using the... continue reading

No More Second-Hand Photography

I read a book that changed the way I look at photography. It's called No More Second-Hand Art, and though it was written for visual artists there's a lot we photographers can learn as well.First, let me explain what the title means. It's not a condemnation of finding a great piece of art at a garage sale. It's a play on the phrase second-hand religion (SHR). SHR means to truly know God, you must create a direct connection yourself rather than depending on others to tell you what God is or isn'... continue reading

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