If you are a blogger, you already know that WordPress is a free open-source content management system for creating blogs and website content used by more than 60 million websites worldwide. One of the most powerful aspects of using WordPress to create your online content is the support for Plugins built into the core architecture.Plugins are built and supported by 3rd party independent developers that allow for the seamless integration of additional functionality. Plugins can cove a wide range of... continue reading
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Cheesy selfies. Pictures of food and drink. Horrible photography. That might be the general opinion of what Instagram has to offer. Why would a real photographer waste his or her time with this social media platform? After all, you get to post just one single link and that's in your profile that gets visited a relatively low percentage of the time.Well, don't ignore this app completely. There just might be some benefits. There is some great photography to ingest in this community and what... continue reading
Starting a new venture is often a stressful experience. For all the excitement surrounding the birth of a fledgling business, there is also plenty of stress and worry, which is to be expected when bringing any idea to fruition. Something that can easily take the edge off some of this stress, is making sure the basics are done correctly, and in the modern world, that means making sure your digital footprint is a good fit. Your digital footprint, when it comes to business, is everything that is online... continue reading
Documenting a protest in stills would follow certain points to avoid repetition of same image context.Although it feels like the same all over, with people making themselves heard and repeating sentences/words (protest dependent) with or without megaphones, holding banners and police securing the area etc … pointing those out in photos can present the story in a clearer manner instead of just taking shots that include all the mix and doing it over and over.A broader picture:The shot will... continue reading
2017 has been a multicolored, multi-faceted year, with plenty of trends and spices to choose from. We took a look at how this past year has been translated into the trends on dreamstime.com and here’s what our team discovered.Most popular eventsBy very, very, very far, Christmas was the ruling event on dreamstime.com, based on the sheer volume of searches performed on our website. It’s not exactly a surprise, given the popularity of the season (for businesses and families alike) and... continue reading
Have you ever wondered how some people can post pictures with such a good quality and colors ?How do they match their instagram or blog feed?There are so many apps, and programs, where you may upgrade a photo, which in turn can help your social media grow.If you are new, or just curious how I edit my photos scroll down for more!Step one:The most important thing is a good quality of your photos. The main factor is LIGHT! Without a good lightning, it is kinda impossible to make a good photo.... continue reading
While pursuing certification in commercial photography, I had the *good fortune of encountering a disgruntled photograher turned instructor who insisted that stock media is ruining the professional photography industry. I beg to differ! This moaner also begrudges smart phones with cameras, people with smart phones with cameras, digital cameras, and innovation of most kinds. I gave examples in his photography studio business management class of how, as a blogger since 2008, I used stock media on blog... continue reading
Hello everyone, I would really like to share with you some good ideas on how to use stock media to enhance your video production skills and creativity. Im not a writer (and english is not even my first language) but since we are all here for the same need and creativity is a language by itself, lets just go for it.At my workplace we need to create some 10 to 15 new < 3 minutes videoclips by week, to be published on television and internet. The problem is that all of this clips are health... continue reading
Tired of the same million versions of a “business man smiling in a meeting” or “customer support representative with headset”, or even the ages old “woman with salad smiling”? Fear not, there is still hope that your project will be finished in time and not look like a stock photography presentation at all.If you want to know how all you need to do is keep reading.1. Stay authentic Above I’ve enumerated a few of the best sold and most used image in stock photography worldwide. Why?... continue reading
Topic today : Why use legal, licensed images from Dreamstime vs. pulling from a search engine or social media? Did you think that? Why we don't use any photos we want from Google search engines or from Pinterest like social medias?Here's the reasons that you may know or might know :1. Free Photos Are EverywhereIf you're using free photos from search engines such as Google, let's imagine. You're preparing to make a travel advertisement on your local TV channels. You make it and sent... continue reading
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