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Fine furry friends

As I told in a previous blog, I'm an eager bird watcher / photographer. Birds are perfect targets for nature photographers, you can find them almost everywhere. Even in big cities, in the closest parks, even in winter (unlike butterflies!) and they are comfortable size - you dont need a macro lense.This time however, I'd like to show you a few furry friends. Some of my successfull wild mammal portraits.This fluffy bunny (Eastern cottontail - Sylvilagus floridanus) was a pro model, eating a... continue reading

I referred first 20 friends to Dreamstime

 I successfully referred so many people into Dereamstime and now I reached 20 referrals under my id in dreamstime.I am sure it will be keep growing.. Thanks to all the friends who joined.          continue reading

6 ways to spend your birthday this year

We all get one each year and sometimes we simply don’t know how to mark it. Yes, I’m talking about birthdays, beloved and dreaded in the same time, however,never forgotten. So, here are 6 ideas to celebrate yours this year.1. Call your Night Owls and hang on a branch. They can bring the party supplies and you can just bring yourself simply ‘cause you’ve always been the cutest. Cake is optional and it depends on branch width, length and strength, but you will certainly enjoy “hanging... continue reading

Be The First !

Looking for a new perspective!BE the first to show some love!1. I am looking for Tips, Be the first!2. Have great ideas please share!3. Hoping for interaction with other members, please be the first!4. Have some great techniques you could share would love to hear them.5. how long did it take to get your first sell?6. What did you have to do to get followers?7. Are you exclusive to Dreamstime?  continue reading

Friends and Photography

Over the past few weeks I've just passed my driving test and got myself on the road.Looking forward to accessing more locations with the camera.Anyway on with this blog.I've been off work for the Spring break and arranged a catch up with my mate Alex.It was Alex that introduced me to DSLR cameras over my mighty old Samsung compact a few years back.We met up and went up to Culross last week, beautiful wee old coastal town on the river Forth.The wind blew as I walked along the pier... continue reading

Creating Professional Stock Photos with Amateur Models

I’ve shot micro-stock with both professional and amateur models; there are pros and cons with both.Theoretically the professionals hit the ground running; they know how to pose, aren’t shy and understand the photo shoot dynamic. But there are also disadvantages. You tend to hire pro models on the strength of their online portfolios which are sometimes misleading with older photos. I’ve had my fair share of ‘surprises,’ shall I say.But I’m making the case here for shooting with amateurs,... continue reading

Happy spirits of 2016

2015 is the year of my Happy Hardworksin DT,Increasing numbers of my happy artworks,keeping the stabilization of the acceptance ratio in the line of 95 %,also reaching more than 300 sales.And the most important thing in 2015 is:Having a lot of talented friends like all of you.. ^__^Wow, It really feels like accepting a lot of presents in one trolley!! So in the next coming 2016,I hope my happy spirits will shines better through my next artworks, so I can makes more friends.... continue reading

A trick to gain a new model :-)

Anytime a friend asks me for a help, I say "YES, but you know, could you give me a favor ...? That way I have created several very cooperative models.For example this guy needed to borrow a drilling machine: And this one was very cold at a garden party, so I had offered him to share a blanket: However, the best models are, of course, children. Give them something to eat, and suddenly you have got a very willing coworker :-)  continue reading

Friends Again-Cuban Embassy Opens in Washington DC

After a long time since 1961 the Cuban Embassy in Washington DC has reopened.It was maintained in previous years but not allowed to fly the Cuban flag until July 20, 2015.I arrived at the Cuban embassy on 16th street in Washington DC in the afternoon and found many people and the media at the gate looking at the Cuban flag as well as the embassy itself.There were many signs protesting the blockade of cuba.It is remarkable that this event took place since Cuba almost started WWIII by installing... continue reading

I finally reached the 2000 sales!

Hello to all my friends and to the great community of Dreamstime. Today I finally reached the 2000 sales, a very important number than the proportion of my portfolio, for this, I'm really happy.  continue reading

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