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An emotional wakening (eventually)

Emotion in photography wasn't something I set out to do when I first started taking pictures for Dreamstime a couple of years ago. Before that, I did take photos but they were done with very little thought and were just taken as a reminder of places visited.Only after I'd begun to become immersed in photography did the emotion begin to surface. The first emotion was excitement, but this was the exitement I felt (and still feel) when taking photographs. It's a great feeling... continue reading

Try These Quick Go-to Settings for Multiple Lighting Conditions

Photography is all about light and mastering your camera is all about getting the right light, at the right time, in the right quantity every time. Yes there are things like composition, blur, right time of the day/night and what not but this blog is just about exposure and managing lighting conditions while learning more about your camera. So let’s talk about a few good tips on how to quickly go to the settings that get you a great picture with the right light getting on the sensor.Basically as... continue reading

Instagram: 3 Ways This Social Media Platform Is Valuable For Photographers

Cheesy selfies. Pictures of food and drink. Horrible photography. That might be the general opinion of what Instagram has to offer. Why would a real photographer waste his or her time with this social media platform? After all, you get to post just one single link and that's in your profile that gets visited a relatively low percentage of the time.Well, don't ignore this app completely. There just might be some benefits. There is some great photography to ingest in this community and what... continue reading

Waterfalls: Hints To Make The Best Of Your Photographic Experience

Waterfalls. A photography gold mine. There's no such thing as a bad waterfall photo, right? Maybe, but it's not as easy as it seems. The base is where the action is and the base can be hard to get to. Even if the cascade you want to capture is in an urban environment, you're generally going to find some rugged terrain. You're going to need to plan ahead, taking into consideration access, proper footwear and clothing, necessary equipment and general personal safety.Access and EnvironmentMost... continue reading

Location is Enhanced When Light and Color are Optimized

Almost any location is good for a visionary photographer. Some camera settings make the vision pop and the result is dynamic. What is it that makes that happen? Light and color.Have you ever noticed that natural objects like metal, wood and rock have much more color when you post-process them for vibrancy? Digital photography has the extraordinary ability to "see" color deeper and richer than we do with our natural eye. The colors are there and exposing the image just right will bring those... continue reading

Sunrise vs. Sunset: Which Magical Time Do You Prefer?

As a photographer, you have to take equal advantage of both the sunrise and sunset. However, that doesn't mean you can't have a favourite. I've put together a few of what I believe are the advantages and disadvantages to shooting at these two times in the day. I'm based in Southern Ontario, Canada, on the outskirts of the Greater Toronto Area so some of my reasons may be biased to the location and environment. But, for the most part, the factors are universal.The sunrise... continue reading

Keep going, driver! There’s more to photograph!

Ever felt frustrated because you’re unable to get out of a vehicle to take photos while passing through beautiful and interesting places? Fear the bluurr no more and join me clicking away on the move! These shots are some of my favorites – perhaps not absolute technical perfection but often unique. Here’s what works for me with a DSLR…Image: Denali National ParkGetting Ready for action:1)You want to freeze all motion - especially your own - so set your camera to Shutter... continue reading

Timelapse Photography

Timelapse Photography is really a great way to perceive and catch some objects or landscapes and look to them in a specific time line. I've recently started creating this videos and have just a little experience, so you all are very welcome to add yours proficiency and opinions in order to share this amazing way of creating.It's very well if you have DSLR camera and you are not afraid to expose all shutter limit, but you can also devote your compact camera to this matter as well. I... continue reading

Tips for taking good shots at an Air Show

Each year, in Romania, during summer takes place "Bucharest International Air Show", for short BIAS, the largest air force show rally and mathematical precision, where the best pilots from civil and military air force meet. Many countries are present at the event, usually the ones that are present are: Romania,Turkey, Poland,... continue reading

Excellent Starting with Dreamstime

Hi FriendsI have just started my work with dreamstime. I am crazy for photography experience. Dreamstime helped myself becoming my dreams true.I took the first shot of a flower on a roadside greenbelt. That photo was accepted. After that i was so excited to make more pictures.I planned to go in a nearby housing scheme garden. I spent three hours there and took plenty of photos. Photos of flowers, sunset, lake, bridge etc. I took photos from different angles and different settings of... continue reading

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