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Search results for "crop"

About nothing

So it's Sunday today and I went out and shot a lot of images yesterday so I'm kind of chilling today pouring over my images and thought wow its been a very long time since I blogged, so upon sitting down in front of my computer I pondered what to blog about.... hmmm.... I could write about how its been three years since I joined Dreamstime and what my experiences have been, but then I thought nawl thats been done plenty and would just be plain boring to read, and then I thought hey write about how... continue reading

Crop tool ©

Crop tool is a really handy instrument. Sometimes it's just enough to take a photo and cut a part of it and that's it: a normal level selling photo is now almost a bestseller. continue reading

Addressing all happy Canon users

Hello,Last month i decided i wanted to part from my old Canon 400D and its kit lens. Now I face one big decision: which Canon body should become my "new partner in crime"?At the moment my options are the follwing:1. Canon 7D2. Canon 5D mark II3. Canon 6D (which will soon be available for sale).Now I know, the first one is a crop camera and the second and third one are full frame cameras. You can now buy a new 7D camera for quite a good price and although it is a crop camera it has... continue reading

Finding Dreamstime Stock Images to use within my Graphical Designs

For my first post here in my Dreamstime blog i wanted to mention the one thing that frustrates me the most about stock photos...I would love it if Photographers would not zoom in so much upon their subject.As a raw image i can perform my own zooming in photoshop. And the issue is that when i am working on a clients project and they want, for example,an image of a business woman looking over a computer.What happens is i find strong images but all size are cut off but maybe one side.I would... continue reading

Cropping - old issue, still ignored by most

We keep getting emails from buyers where they complain about poor cropping of images. Not poor compositions, but poor cropping in regards for file usability. We were asked to pass the following comment directly to our community —Received by feedback form on the site:I love your site and I've been using it for over 2 years now.Here's my comment - please tell all your wonderful photographers to PLEASE STOP cropping their photos. I can't tell you how many photos that I've... continue reading

To crop or not ?

In practical condition while shooting many times it is not possible to frame your subject as one is visualizing the shot. There may be number of reasons like the situation doesn't permit, limitation of lens zoom, the shortage of time to frame properly etc. My best advice to novice photographer always is take a breath & stop for 1 second before pressing the shutter button on the camera. After that do the followings:1. Look along all the corners & frame of your viewfinder & think once is it all... continue reading

Aspect Ratio

As if there weren't enough things to think about, I recently started thinking about yet another aspect (pun intended) of stock photography: aspect ratio.I got a compact camera this Christmas and discovered that it was 4:3, rather than 3:2 as I'm used to with a DSLR.This has more impact than I would have thought:1. Taking pictures.I find myself taking a lot more photos in the 'landscape' orientation rather than 'portrait'.When taking photos of people I find the SLR ratio too wide unless... continue reading

Crop Factor, can ruin sales.

Hi, I would like to share something with DT which I guess will be very useful for everyone on DT, I don't know if this subject is already covered, if yes, sorry for my ignorance, but anyways I'm continuing to write this at least newbies might get benefited.Well recently I was doing a freelance project for two of client and we are searching images in DT, my client liked so many images here on DT, but was it his bad luck or the contributors bad luck, the client and his creative manager rejected... continue reading

Dont crop too much !!!

As a Graphic Designer, pictures are for me a very important asset. That's why sometimes I feel frustrated when I find the right picture for my design, but I can't use because the photo has been heavily cropped.A good example is a picture of a model face, where the head (and even the chin sometimes) has been cropped to make a close up of her eyes.Pictures like this cannot be used, because I can't isolate the subject to use it in a design piece, unless I blow up the picture in order to make... continue reading

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