I have been working with Inkscape and Gimp on Linux and MacOS X for several years now and have developed a basic work flow that works well for me and creates images suitable for submission to DT.There may be other ways to achieve the same results but this is what works for me.I hope this helps anyone trying to get into use Inkscape and Gimp for creating vector illustrations for DT submission.While I do both photography and vector illustrations I find that I prefer to spend most of my time creating... continue reading
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I'm only using nikon coolpix L120 and I just find out that some of my photos have lense fringing problem when I submitted them they were rejected. Can I get rid of it using GIMP? and How? And also how to get rid of it using lightroom 3? I've been searching in youtube but didn't find it. Thanksalot! continue reading
Hello!I want to share my joy with you - after a massive uploads and rejects, 3 of my works are accepted :)unfortunately, looks like all my photos with canon a95 powershot camera not compliance technically with this site standarts, as so no one of that works is accepted ( it is sadly, because most of my pics is taken with "mobile and everyday" compact, and some of that, i think, in the artistic value, is ok. but, what do...from now i try to use dslr more hardy ;)PS try tolearning to photoediting... continue reading
This is for all of the new members.All you old timers probably already have your tools you like.I have been on DT for since last February but I have been doing photography as a hobby for a long time.I am also a computer specialist and have been a Linux enthusiast for about 10 years.When I decided to get serious about my photography and start doing Micro-stock I turned to the free tools available for Linux vice spending money I do not have for professional tools.GimpGimp is a great... continue reading
Hello everyone!Yesterday I found out, that PS prevents editing of images that contain banknotes (or parts of them). Is there anyone who knows how I can use PS on such images? Or is there another way for processing images of banknotes (other than GIMP and PS)?Thanks for your advice! continue reading
Being that I am cheap and poor, I use GIMP to edit all of my photos.When I decided that I wanted to give illustrations a go I found Inkscape, which is free like GIMP.Once I figured out how to use Inkscape I noticed that you can not save files natively in jpeg format.This would be a problem for submission to DT.No problem.Using GIMP you can convert an Inkscape svg file to a jpeg.Here is how I do it although there may be a better way.If anyone knows a better way, please let me know.... continue reading
Dear members of dreamstime,sometimes I am reading, that the additional format was not accepted. You can fix this problem, if you are using the open source program GIMP. It is an image manipulation program and it is free. You can download it on GIMP.org. I had the luck, that until today every eps additional image was accepted by dreamstime. Gimp is able to save the image as an eps. If you have for example a jpg image then you click save as and write simply in the field the name of the image and... continue reading
There are cases in which it's very important create a perfect symmetry in the illustration we are creating in order to balance perfectly the weight of the image, without visual and "psychological" effects that can make the image unpleasant to the sight.This problem was posed to me when I decided to create this crossAs you can see, the cross is much work and I wanted to be sure that "cutting" the image, it could be perfectly symmetrical.Here's how I solved.In gimp an other softwares... continue reading
I would like to dedicate this post to the makers of Inkscape - the wonderfulvector illustrator program that has been a great asset in my creative journey. This along with GIMP,an image manipulation software, forms a free and formidable combination that helps amateurs like me have fun inthis exciting world of digital art.When I think about the amount of hours these people have spent in making these softwares and about the times of frustration and failurethey might surely have known, it continue reading
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