You have an upcoming shoot, an idea, or just want to create professional grade photography where good lighting equipment is required but you just don't have the gear. A basic light kit can cost close to $1,000 which is way beyond your means, especially if it's just to shoot for a couple hours. Are there any options?Well, yes, of course there are options!First of all, do you know other photographers that you can contact? Perhaps you might know someone who will let you borrow their equipment.... continue reading
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If it happens to be in the northern or southern part of the planet or if your travel plans take you in that part of the world, you may have a chance to photograph Aurora. Also known as Northern lights (Aurora Borealis) or Southern lights (Aurora Australis), this phenomenon is a spectacular display of lights in the sky. It is created by the interaction between the solar winds (a stream of charged particulars discharged during the solar storm that travels towards us) and... continue reading
We are still waiting for the heatwave in The Netherlands, but yet - mostly because of the rain we're getting lately - I'm thinking about Christmas. I am not a real fan of winter, except when it's snowing. I still remember the cracking sound my feet made when I was playing in the snow as a kid. Those days Christmas was all about family for me. I was much younger and less independent, and we had the tradition of celebrating Christmas at the house of my grandma (now 93 years old), with lots of... continue reading
The Christmas light shows at Stanley Park of Vancouver at night like a dream world. Both adults and little ones were enjoying the beautiful lights and the winter snow during night times. A wonderful place. continue reading
Hi friends! Happy new year and merry Christmas! In honor of the holidays I did some vector illustrations. Welcome to my page))) winter patterns on glass Northern lights morning in winter forest winter holidays gift for dogs continue reading
It's getting cold. In some countries, it will, like every year, time shift, which we are, as always, is facing "enthusiasm".In winter, the planet earth moves away from the sun. The days grow shorter, darkness increasing, and as a bonus the northern hemisphere, we enjoy horrible winter.Winter holidays are full of flashing lights across cultures, colors, savory, and the creatures that with people certainly means well.I've chosen for you some pictures for inspiration:Winter feasts images continue reading
In this previous blog we've discussed how to find the right model for your future photoshoot so it's time we move to the next step, finding a good location, props and lights setup.At this point you have already established a contract with your models so you’re in search for the perfect location. Since you already know what you will be shooting and have discussed this with the people you’ll work with now all you need is a good place to make it happen.Depending on what you have in... continue reading
New collection City of Lights I have just created a new collection of City of Lights, light festival Amsterdam.For buyers who are looking for high quality amazing night shots with colourful lights of the city Amsterdam, please have a look to this new collectionCity of LightsIt includes the best images of the lightfestival in Amsterdam made by different Dreamstime photographers.The Amsterdam Light festival is an annual festival during the dark winter season. At these... continue reading
Being born and raised in Northern Alaska the first question anyone asks me whenever they find out where I live is, "Do you see the aurora?!!".The answer is yes, and even after all these years I still am awestruck by it.Those nights where they're especially spectacular I try and remind myself of the frequent tourists I meet who have saved for years to come here, only hoping to catch a glimpse of what I can walk on my front door and see a solid 8 months of the year.They're efforts are sometimes... continue reading
Couple of years ago I visited the Big Bazaar in Istanbul.This Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 60 covered streets and about 5,000 shops. It's a real shopping experience! Well known for its jewellery, hand-painter ceramics, carpets, spices, antiques, leather and so on. It also houses 2 mosques and 2 hamams. It was built in 1461, so over 550 year old now. continue reading
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