Failures can be our great learning opportunities. We looked at Small Failures in Part I of this article, so let’s dive in here and tackle what we consider the Big or Fatal Failures.BIG FAILSSome problems can be a lot harder – but not always impossible - to correct in post processing software. These are best to understand first and try to avoid if possible.Chromatic aberration Ever look closely at object in your image and notice a purple ring? That is chromatic aberration and is caused by poor... continue reading
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(Continued fromhttps://www.dreamstime.com/blog/summer-scotland-part-i-48775)Whisky distilleriesThe main source of income for Scotland is whisky which is exported to almost every corner of the world. Many of the distilleries are open for visitors so make sure to visit (at least!) one when you are in Scotland. Hint: often the guided tours end with a free sample...EdinburghEdinburgh is a vibrant city with many attractions. Edinburgh Castle is of course the main attractionbut... continue reading
Romanian food (like any other cuisine) was influenced in its development by its neighbors and any country that had anything to do with it at any time. Turkish, Greek, Russian, Bulgarian, German and Hungarian cuisines helped Romanian cuisine grow a larger list of dishes. Several ingredients, spices and recipes were introduced during our long history and adapted to our culture and needs.However, I will not write about gastronomy history here because I am not that gifted. I will write about... continue reading
...continued (Part I)The glaciers cover big areas of Iceland. If you look at a map you can easily identify them as big white spots. From the glaciers the ice is pressed downwards forming big and long outlets and due to the global heating these outlets have retreated by several kilometers. This is clearly visible at Jókulsarlon where a glacier outlet has retreated by 13 km and left a huge lagoon filled with icebergs. When ice from the glacier breaks off, it floats in the lagoon until... continue reading
Continued from Part I...Your intentions matter!Are you looking for shortcuts to make easy money online? Trying to anyhow get an image past the reviewers who seem to reject everything? It can be easily observed that many of those new to microstock photography believe that their images will be popular if they get past the review process. These intentions and beliefs do not go well with a fiercely competitive business. You must keep in mind that you should be willing to cooperate with your agency... continue reading
This is the second part of my post regarding the fabulous cruise I had this September. You may find the first part HERE.The first stop was Palermo, the capital of Sicily, Italy. To me the city appeared crowded, dirty and not so much appealing. Here the tips learnt on the web prior to the cruise were helpful. Travelers to Palermo warned me to avoid the colorful tourist carriages from the port as they were overpriced. And they were right. 80 Euros, as I was asked for a ride across the city is a... continue reading
We left the beautiful lagoon of Bacalar and even the Mexico to move to Belize.It was an adventure to cross the border because we missed the bus that was leaving in the afternoon and we arrived in Santa Elena, a small town by the border, without knowing where to go.Fortunatly we found some people who were going to Corozal and knowing the place a bit,they took us there and helped to find a room for the night.The morning later, with just few hours of sleep, we took another bus (you know the yellow... continue reading
Hello,By Christmas i wanna make myself a nice give a new camera and i dont know what to get Canon 6D or Canon 5D MarkII.I willing to use it for stock photography 90% of the time.Can you please help me with some advice in what to choose cause is a hard one for me.Thanks a lot! continue reading
Yesterday I read Brett's blog on his picture that he had found on a book cover googling with the search string 'BCritchley Dreamstime'. I was really glad for him and immediately call the Google page in my browser and put the string 'Igordabari Dreamstime'.Guess what happened next?On the 3rd page there was a link to the book Exploring Space: The High Frontier, issued by Jones & Bartlett Learning in July, 2010 (588 pages).On the 4th page there was my image of the Orion constellation with... continue reading
Well, I thought they were going to do the right thing.Today, Friday, I had to write this e-mail_ Charlotte,So far no changes. I noticed that your client has stripped the Copyright info and credits out of the photo on the site in the EXIF info attached to the photos. Not an innocent mistake.Have her remove the photo from the site.LarryHer agent's info:Charlotte MorganMorgan LockyerLondon t. +44 20 7837 4600e. firstname.lastname@example.org. http://www.morganlockyer.com... continue reading
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