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Making best video memories of your kids

 When your precious baby is only a few months – it’s better to find some time and take interesting and bright static pictures (the way kid becomes bigger, in colorful costumes in front of funny backgrounds, first of everything etc.) But when child begins to move – the time for video shooting definitely comes. Get your camera or smartphone always near, so you can turn it on quick and quiet. The best time to record is when your kid doesn’t see you. In every age there are different... 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

Complete ready projects!

There are so many beautiful illustrations now on Dreamstime site that being on the market seems to be difficult.The goal is to put new ideas and new services for art-buyers on our portfolios.Illustrations have to be technically perfect, artistic, pretty, cute (ok, that's because I'm a children illustrator) and professional.And... what?And what's better than complete projects just ready to print?I have finished to illustrate some folktales for children: Little Red Cap, Rumpelstiltskin,... continue reading

Happy Mid - Autumn Festival

Vietnam is the country with many beautiful festivals. There are hundreds of festivals each year. Besides the Tet Holiday, the Mid-Autumn festival is one of the most famous festivals and it is a traditional celebration for Vietnamese children. Mid-Autumn lanterns are not as colorful as those of the Lantern Festival. There is no big lantern party during Mid-Autumn Festival, but children like making colorful lanterns very much. They make lanterns of different shapes and let them float on the rivers.... continue reading

Some tips for photographing children

Some things I know so far for photographing children andI thought to share since editorial children photos became somewhat popular in my portfolioOf course after taking the permission of their parents however most photos I took were at charity events so their parents or mom was with the children and were happy to take photos of them so it was ok to take photosFeel free, find the child in you, be free play with the kids have fun, get to know them and spend sometime with them before taking photos,... continue reading

The Best Part of Being a Parent

As we approach Mother's Day, and soon after Father's Day, I thought it would be a good time to reflect on parenting.I have been fortunate enough to be a Daddy four times and soon expect my first grandchild.For me the most special moment in being a parent is the wonder in a child's eyes. That moment when they gaze into a unknown world for the first time."What's that?", they exclaim in awe.And in that moment we are given an amazing gift, the gift of sharing our knowledge and wisdom.... continue reading

Rhythmic gymnastics for children. Is it healthy or not?

 Rhythmic gymnastics for children.Some parents dream to see their children in good and graceful gait. Even some parents making decision to make their children become a gymnastic sportsmen for making their gait and foot be stronger in right leg position during they are little and may have body changes.But many people claims that it is not healthy for little children and it just making them to get some sickness with spine, back, legs and head.I've already had some conversation with expert... continue reading

6 Children, a 300 lb elephant, and a cracker in a Van that Seats 5

     Monty, our 9 month old Dane really stands out in a crowd. I tend to take him to the dog park, which is quite a ride from our home...and when I say "quite a ride" I mean not only is the park two towns down the interstate from where we live, but the ride itself is...well...imagine packing 6 kids...3 car seats..one camera bag, with a magnitude of lenses, ...and a 300 pound elephant into a mini van that seats 5....and then, just for fun, let's also put in ahalf eaten peanut butter cracker.... 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

You Can Still Become A Good Contributor!

Well, as you all know that to become a well known contributor on any stock photography site around the net is like dream comes true for many of us here, but this is also an undeniable fact that without having good gadgets or equipments related to photography is simply impossible and one of those important equipments is Camera, yeah you heard me absolutely right.You don't really need to worry because you can still become a great contributor here on Dreamstime even if you don't own a camera.... continue reading

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