It’s nearly spring cleanup/fix up time.I’m limiting my spring action to probing the back of the refrigerator to dislodge jars of forgotten spaghetti sauce.But for those that will spend in excess of 150 million dollars on home improvements this year in the US, it’s time to get to work. The do-it-yourself crowd spends zillions of dollars and has created a multitude of businesses on-line and on the street to sell everything from fixtures to classes in building additions. Websites, magazines... continue reading
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Hi, I'm a bit longer than 4 years on Dreamstime, and began to receive comments about old pictures with zero sales. If you don't know yet, what it's about, I explain: to keep the database clear, DT offers to disable, re-keyword on paid basis or donate for free the images which were not sold for the period of 4 years. You have 30 days to take desicion after such a note.I think, it's a good idea to delete what is not in demand and give way to fresh works.When I began to check the pictures I... continue reading
Well there are lot of glass images on DT, and big hunk of them are 'glass with whisky' images.You would say that it's very well covered topic, but every topic can be rediscovered.Here's my picture, after 1 day it already has 38 visits.To me it just means that every topic can be reinvented, just go creative and try to capture something unique. continue reading
Maybe I am not qualified to be writing about product photography since I have only given it a whirl for two weeks but then again; maybe my lack of experience will also help other newbiesI do not like to think of myself as lazy; I prefer to call myself a conservationist.I conserve my personal energy.If I can take a short-cut and get the same result; good.If I can bypass an important step and still achieve quality; then I have conserved energy.Maybe I can use the conserved energy to do more... continue reading
I finally decided to take some pictures shooted for dreamstime... and I begun to use my own hands......yes, not only to shoot with camera... but to show them in my pictures!!!Our pictures say a lot of the photographer, for example you can see how I write, how I hold my mobile (it's my husband's to say the truth!!!), and yes you know the colour of my cloth to clean my house ;)They are only three at the moment, but I'm waiting for a good sun and then I'll take new ones. continue reading
AN UPDATE:Link to collectionFinding imagery for the collection Fragile Earth: Helping hands was tougher than I thought. The idea for this collection was to gather photos of people helping the earth in different ways: People rescuing and helping animals, cleaning our shores, parks, and being involved. I found 30 great photos by 24 photographers that show how we (people) can participate.Since the collection was created (9/9/2009) it has had 101 views. I don't know if this is good or not... continue reading
Fragile Earth: Helping handsA group of students were asked to complete this sentence:if I could heal the Earth I would...Here are their responsesIf I could heal the Earth...What do you think? I think they are on the right track!Here is the 2nd part of the series "Fragile Earth". This one is entitled "Helping hands".Link to collection(PS: I had a hard time finding photos of people being involved with helping our earth. I don't know if it is subject that... continue reading
My technique to check my camera sensor for the presence of dust.Pre-requisites1. A white paper sheet.Steps1. Set the white sheet on a table.2. Mark a black spot(with a marker) on the sheet.3. Fix the camera on the tripod.4. Set the camera to it's minimum aperture(for mine f22).5. Focus on the black dot and take the picture.6. Observe the picture, if it contains random black dots other than thedot on the sheet, it means that there is dust on the camera sensor or the mirror... continue reading
The Tower of Pisa is the bell tower of the Cathedral. Its construction began in the August of 1173 and continued (with two long interruptions) for about two hundred years, in full fidelity to the original project, whose architect is still uncertain. It is situated behind the cathedral and is the third oldest structure in Pisa's Piazza del Duomo (Cathedral Square) after the cathedral and the baptistry.In the past it was widely believed that the inclination of the Tower was part of the project ever... continue reading
Most of the photography blogs that I read have a thread about sensor cleaning. It's the bane of digital cameras. While computers and digital imaging have opened up an amazing new world of vision for us, it's also given photographers some new frustrations. I can't remember ever being so frustrated by dust on the lens or mirrors of my old Canon A1. The occasional inexpensive cleaning and tuneup at my local camera shop always took care of the problem. All my old Canons from the late 70s and early 80s... continue reading
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