I'm just starting out at Dreamstime and it is my first microstock experience.I have nine images that have been accepted so far!I have been analyzing the images that have been accepted and rejected and I think it has already had a positive effect on my photography.I'm thinking about learning how to use electronic model and property releases.I feel a bit intimidated by the thought of approaching people with a release but I have people and pet images I would like to upload, so any advice on which... continue reading
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Don't know about other people but I really hated the electronic flashes. Especially the ones that come with the camera with their tiny area. The only thing they do is insert their harsh light, create strong shadows and kill the mood in any picture. There is not much improvement with the shoe mounted flashes if one uses them in default mode.When one leaves the camera on automatic mode then the flash forces the camera to a certain shutter speed and aperture regardless of the available light. This... continue reading
Most of us wish to have a studio to photograph products or people.A short visit to any photography store or even an online store will show you that a decent light system starts at about $1200 and goes sky high from there.Sure, there are some cheap systems for $300-500 dollars or you can try to use your portable flash from your camera system, but if you need to purchase a couple of these, they can get expensive quickly, also.Yoru portable camera flashes also do not have modeling lights.... continue reading
I carry my cell phone with me all over the world and along with it are 100s of useable apps to make organizing my lifestyle easier without relying heavily on my laptop to keep notes, etc. There are now electronic model releases made available for photographers for their Iphones, etc to make getting model releases easier (I don’t always carry model releases with me, but I do carry my cell phone everywhere). I won’t bore you with all the advantages and features that comes along with these apps,... continue reading
Electronic Props And The Wooden Laptop ComputerWhen using modern day electronics in a photo it is always important to remember not to include a brand or logo. They can be hidden, covered, cropped or photo-shoped, so they will no longer be recognized as a specific brand.I howeverwent down a different path and made use of my wood finishing skills, to build a custom unbranded modern day consumer electronic prop. This laptop does not work like it should, but then again it is made from solid... continue reading
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