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Why do you travel ?

What is the purpose of your trip abroad?Why do not like leaving your house?Are you afraid of the unknown?Share with us your thoughts on Dreamstime ...When I was small my father used to say: "Do not be afraid of anything ever!Fear has big eyes, especially in the dark. "He gave me the strength to cope with difficult situations.I thank him for it ...My courage, the joy of traveling and exploring new countries, led me to the highest mountain range in... continue reading

Promoting Your Stock Photography - Social Networking Pitfalls

I am new to DT and am pleasantly surprised to see that DT has in place a system for unauthorized usage.This begs the question of how and when to promote your own stock photography on other venues - particularly FaceBook, Twitter and other social networking.If you own a blog you can promote your link to your stock photography portfolio in many different ways.So too with social networking - and this is perhaps the 'safest' way to do so.The biggest challenge with FB and other social networking... continue reading

collection of trekking pictures in Gran Paradiso National Park Italy

Hi all!My new collection needs your input.Take a look and send your pics.collection of trekking pictures in the AlpsThanks to everybody! continue reading

Walking on water

Sunny day, 450 mm, waiting, waiting, waiting... and the miracle happen: young seagulls walking on water! continue reading

UP THE BRIENZER-ROTHORN MOUNTAIN, SWITZERLAND

Hi guys.Its been a wonderful autumn so far. Took a few days off during the my children autumn school holiday break and made them went hiking with me. :)We went to up the Brienzer - Rothorn Mountain, near Lake Brienz,with a steam train. Here the engine push the carriage instead od the usual pulling its load.These are some of the images approved for sale. continue reading

Go out!

Hello All!As some of you know, I am a nature lover, I love hiking, I love visiting new places, I love green grass, I love the birds, I love mountains, I love everything that has to do with nature.As I moved in a city near the mountains,I have now the opportunity to explore even more, and this is what I do every weekend together with my family.What I am very surprised to discover is that manylocal people, people that live here since they were born, they don’t know their surroundings,... continue reading

My 300th Sale :) & Keeping Track

I haven't checked my stats in a while and went on today and saw that I just made my 300th sale. Right on the nose. It was this photo which just made Level 4:This summer, I caught up on a project I started ages ago, making contact sheets from my various shoots and keeping track of which images sell best - and where different images sell best.This image, and a group of similar backgrounds I shot with my lensbaby when I first got it, have been big sellers for me here on Dreamstime and elsewhere.... continue reading

Another (P-EL) sale woohoo!

I am pleased to say that I have made a second (P-EL) sale in as many months.This image is of an adult Malachite Kingfisher giving its youngster maybe its last meal before kicking it out.Now I only wish to know what it would be used for.Maybe I will find it printed somewhere.Thank you DT. continue reading

Dealing with the sky in landscapes

When photographing landscapes with big portions of the image being the sky, correct exposure is not trivial. Usually the sky is much brighter than the rest of the image. If leaving the camera on automatic exposure, what usually happens is the land gets a correct exposure but the sky is overexposed and shows white in the photo. A white sky is dull.How to compensate for this? One way is to use HDR technique, with multiple exposures and combining them automatically or manually through Photoshop. It... continue reading

Slowly walking and watching

Hi all, first blog post for me here.As an architect, I tend to walk slow in new places I visit, trying to capture how life flows in that place and looking at all those small details that a nice genuine environment has to offer. My wife is an architect, too, so I'm lucky to share this kind of peaceful observation of things with the woman I love.More, if you are so relaxed to get out of your bed very early in the morning, there is plenty of occasions to take good shots of the world around you.... continue reading

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