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Ice and Flames - My First Sold Photo

This photo was the first photo that I have uploaded, it had good impact and it was bought fast.   I am happy about that and it made me confident. I thought of duality as the theme, ice and fire, really caught my attention.I put some ice cubes and water, in several glasses and after it was frozen I set up some black board background and for the flame I used hand gel on cotton.Meanwhile, a bit of ice melt and this gave me a bit of reflection. It was quite easy to do it and I made... continue reading

How to photograph flames like in the Olympic Torch Relay.

With the Olympic Torch Relay underway for the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games there will be thousands of photo opportunities. If you are on the route, here's how to plan your best shot.1. Try to pick an early morning or late afternoon time when there will be a good contrast between the flame and the rest of the scene. In the photos here, I took the pictures of the 2010 Canadian Olympic Torch Relay just at dusk on the first day of the relay in Victoria, British Columbia.2. Try for a fast shutter... continue reading

6 days between approval and the 1st sale

I have read stories on downloads that had been happened in a couple of hours after approval. Nothing of the kind happened to me, so far. My record is 6 days between approval and first sale. It took place today. Here is the image: continue reading

New collection: The best of Flamenco

I have just created a new collection with images of Flamenco.For buyers who are looking for specific images of Flamenco, please have a look into this collectionFlamencoThe collection contains images of myself and other Dreamstime Photographers.If you have any images to add to this collection, please let me know.Enjoy this visual tour into the emotions, passion, music and dance of Flamenco. continue reading

Inkscape: A great vector program, but some mistakes

Hello,I am using the German version of Inkscape. It is a great vector graphic program, with a lot of good features. There are different formats to save. You can create round edges, delete, submit and form pathes, there is a tool to create stars, polygons and the wonderful calligraphy tool. For Gimp users is Inkscape a little different, mainly the color section works different. At first you have to choose a form e.g. a square or an elliptical form and then you choose the color. Of course there... continue reading

A little more of romance

Hello!Sometimes in life there are moments that we feel more romantic...and what better way to express it, of a candle that illuminates the darkness of a room? :-) continue reading

Dreaming of Spain

It always surprises me that this is my most popular image.A flamenco dancer that I photographed in Spain.I guess I like it so much because I feel like it really captures the magic of the traditional Spanish culture.It was a little bit of a shock that this morning I woke wishing I could go to back to sleep because I was having a dream about Spain so real that I didn't want to wake up.Then I checked my account a little while later and I sold this photo again over the night.Maybe that is... continue reading

realistic flames in photoshop

Here's a great photoshop tutorial that will show you how to create realistic flames.IT'S HOT!!! ;-)Enjoy. continue reading

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