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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

Finding Dreamstime Stock Images to use within my Graphical Designs

For my first post here in my Dreamstime blog i wanted to mention the one thing that frustrates me the most about stock photos...I would love it if Photographers would not zoom in so much upon their subject.As a raw image i can perform my own zooming in photoshop. And the issue is that when i am working on a clients project and they want, for example,an image of a business woman looking over a computer.What happens is i find strong images but all size are cut off but maybe one side.I would... continue reading

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