Time for a reminder of the most common keywording mistakes to avoid.Pay attention to the list below so that your images aren't overlooked in a search due to poor keywords. Incorrect keywords can lead to frustrated buyers that hurts everyone's downloads.Keywording should start before you shoot an image. Think of the range of major keywords that might apply to images as you plan a shoot. This will help creatively as well as the process ensures that you plan for all possible scenes within a shoot.... continue reading
Search results for "mist"
I will continue with providing tips and examples from my hands-on experience with your images. Beware, here I come, I have my grades prepared and they rank from one to ten. I will proceed as announced also adding other experiences I came across in my ramblings through the site. Today – I feel over-teacherly here :P – we are going to discuss about: why does my image and the keywords attached have very little in common? Pay attention as this has serious consequences for your portfolios and accounts.... continue reading
During an illustration editor's review some mistakes are noticeably common, so here's a list of those ones which might help illustration contributors in their submissions. Copyright - When creating any drawing, the contributor must keep in mind not to include any logo or any brand in their illustration. There are already tons of illustrations out there so there are chances that your work might also look alike ones that are already online.Jaggies - Jagged lines or edges, usually this... continue reading
I absolutely love to photograph in the fog and mist.It's truly a photographer's dream, the way the fog diffuses the light and has the ability to make everything appear so mystical. This photo is my absolute favorite one I took in the fog.It was a foggy morning and seeing that, I had grabbed my camera and to take a walk and snap some photos.I actually did not realize the heron was in the picture until after the fact when I was fiddling around in Lightroom.I made a collection... continue reading
What makes a famous photographer famous? It’s not the gear he uses, and it’s normally not a single image, either. Most of the greatest photographers have a certain style that makes their images immediately recognizable. Style is the reason why you can pick an Ansel Adams landscape out from a thousand others. Style makes you unique, it’s an extension of your personality and it’s what sets you apart from everyone else.What Style is NotThere are many misconceptions about... continue reading
Time and time again I see articles about tips and/or advice for newbies, written by... well, newbies. When I read a blog that might contain new, useful info, I check the source. I look at the author's profile page, his online files/sales ratio but most importantly at the quality of his work. And in many cases I find that they have a small portfolio, very few sales and not so great images.Which doesn't necessarily mean they're wrong about what they have to say, but after four years in the business... continue reading
The weather is bad. On the day that you planned to take some nature images outside. Why “bad” weather should keep you away from photographing some nature? Even in rainy or misty weather you can take good shots. Clients are not only looking for sunny images.So go out and try to capture the world in unregular scenes. Take some images of the forest when there is mist. It will create a mystic atmosphere. Go to your garden when it rains and take some macro shots of the environment in wet condition.... continue reading
Some months ago I wrote a blog on MISTY MORNINGS where I presentred some shoots taken by me last Summer at the Seliger Lake in Russia and accepted by DT. There were 8 images of starry nights and misty mornings there in that blog.I have just finished to process all the photos dedicated to mist and fog that I took for several nights and only two mornings in August 2012. Almost all of them have been approved by DT and here they are:Several tips for those who are going to shoot night landscapes... continue reading
Stock photography that blogs
Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.
Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.
Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers
Questions, meet answers
Join the discussion in the Dreamstime photography forum. Learn from, and share with, hundreds of professional stock photographers just like you!Photography Forums