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Snapshot is Not a Dirty Word: Musings of a Contrarian Walk Around Photographer

Like any other Dreamstime contributor, I have had my fair share of rejections, mostly when I forget to hit the “Editorial” button, producing feedback like “get 2,314 signed model releases and resubmit”, or words to that effect. More creative was feedback that my photo needed to tell a bigger story; silly old me thought that the photo could be used to illustrate many different stories, but I didn’t argue the point. My biggest slap down has been for submitting a “snapshot”; “we don... continue reading

Learn the object prior to advertise it

This is a true story about my unexpected involvement in advertising baby nutrition and I would like to share the experience with the community. Real names of the product manufacturer and the glossy magazine are left out not to damage their reputation.So, to start I’m a doctor pediatrician living in Kyiv, Ukraine. One day a relative of my sister-in-law, a nice girl, who worked in Ukraine as a distribution manager for a European company producing baby nutrition asked me to meet up with... continue reading

How to design your restaurant menu

Some people suggest that the usage of stock content for a restaurant’s menu might not be a great idea because the images might not reflect the reality. I say you can use stock images, fonts and templates, logos and design elements to stand out from the crowd. Dreamstime can offer all these and more in a large assortment and styles.The winter holidays are coming and this is always a good opportunity to revamp your restaurant menu with fresh items, or specific seasonal items.1. The template First... continue reading

Valentine's Day cards, pictures say it better

Valentine'sDayisthemagic daywhen everyone officially celebrates the greatestfeelingofall,love.It'salsothedaywhen people have to officially express their feelings. What better way to do it than let a card dothe talking. Let's be honest, expressing one's true feelings maybethehardest thing for some of us. Besides, sending cards on V-day is a V-day rite all lovers must go through.While there are plenty of shops and apps to provide you with a... continue reading

What a Hero Looks Like

First, a disclaimer. Women can be heroes (or heroines) too, and the same general criteria apply. But right now, I’m specifically talking about male heroes. And in order for me to talk about what a hero looks like, you need to understand what I think a hero is. To me, a hero is someone who sees a serious problem and steps in to take care of it, even when there’s danger involved and even if he’s not personally involved in the issue.My hero moves through life noticing what goes on around him.... continue reading

Christmas around the corner

Christmas time is approaching us slowly, and so are a few ideas with me to accrue during the time that I have. During the Christmas holiday season is to find very much free time on the idea. Shops are full of people, and not one of bounce want to miss anything on the preparation and decoration of public holidays. Since the labels after the postcard ornaments can be realized in all things digital decoration of.   Whether simple or complex designs to customers basically everything can be utilized.... continue reading

Photo Diary 56/365 • Selective Coloring • Sin Or Useful Tool

While reading different articles and opinions about selective coloring in photography sites and forums, this super famous song came to my mind, "It's a sin" by Pet Shop Boys. Is selective coloring a 'photographic sin'? Then I'm definitely a 'sinner', since I've used it many times in the past and I will use it again in the future!  If you take a small survey on the internet, you will find two main categories; the one that presents stunning examples of this effect, trying to convince us optically... continue reading

10 tips about shooting babies and children. Guidance from mom.

As a mother of 2 small children (at present, son - 4 years, daughter - 8 months) and the photographer, it is logical that my portfolio on 90% consist of the children's photos. I will share with you my observation.1. The easiest way – shooting children in usual conditions, for example, at home. There you can take natural emotions and children will be more relaxed. However, as early as 3 years of a child is attempting to work like a real model, he makes posing, changing facial expressions, body... continue reading

Keeping Pets Safe at Christmas Time

* Many holiday plants can lead to health problems in dogs and cats. Among the plants to keep out of reach are holly, mistletoe, poinsettias and lilies.* Snow globes often contain antifreeze, which is poisonous to pets.* Pine needles, when ingested, can puncture holes in a pet's intestine. So keep pet areas clear of pine needles.* The extra cords and plugs of holiday lights and other fixtures can look like chew toys to pets. Tape down or cover cords to help avoid shocks, burns or other... continue reading

Two new collections - request for additional images

I have recently created two new collections on Dreamstime, and I would like suggestions for additional images.The first collection is of Educational Tools.The images in this collection are ones that can be directly used as teaching aids.These are not simply pictures of things that could be taught about, but these images convey specific teachable information.The images generally show that information by showing a single concept several different ways, by using labels, or are part of a group... continue reading

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