Everyday we are surprised by a mobile phone manufacturer, especially if we are talking about the camera specifications. It is like a cold war, everyone has a race to see who can develop the most advanced and optimal hardware. On other hand, even stock agencies now accept photos and videos taken by mobile devices. Is that our future? Is photography as a profession going to be forgotten? Personally I think, that taking photos via a smartphone is enjoyable but for social media purposes or other, not... continue reading
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Whatever the level of our photographic knowledge and skills, we all like very much using our mobile phones in vast spectrum of situations. Sometimes we get the results we expected, sometimes we are not as satisfied as we wished. With apps that allow us to upload our content immediately to stock agencies, let’s see some tips that will make our mobile photography stand up a bit more from the crowd.1. Use basic compositional rulesThe same principles apply to all photography no matter the equipment... continue reading
As promised in yesterday's blog 5 reasons why your mobile phone is your best camera, I return with tips on how to make the best of your mobile phone’s camera. 1. Choose the right phoneAs you may have already imagined, the story starts with the phone purchase. You will have a few things to consider before going out and buying something, to begin with, your budget. Once you have the money part settled start looking at phones that are in this range then go online and compare their... continue reading
Since the advent of the smartphone era mobile phone cameras have increased in quality, megapixels, DOF capabilities, and now you even get two cameras for the price of one as some of the top range smartphones have a wide angle and a zoom camera that you can switch between. In a time when all we do is in a rush, your smartphone has become a gateway to the world and a great tool to cash in on your hobbies, and here are 5 reasons why. 1. It's always there when you need itWe know... continue reading
So you’re thinking of submitting videos for stock, or have already been doing so but would like a few pointers? The good news is that you don’t need an expensive digital SLR or dedicated video camera. These days, even a good mobile phone will record up to 4K video and allow you to shoot some stunning video footage. As a video reviewer, I’d like to share a few tips which will help you in terms of having your videos accepted rather than refused. One of the most common refusal reasons I... continue reading
I'm starting to upload some images took with my phone during my travels or journeys... surprisingly found a million pictures laying in my phone camera roll that could be of stock interest.So, I tried with one of them that is the entrance of a themepark in Sicily, and put as editorial. And here it is: it was not postproduced in any way, simply as clear as it came. No color correction and no effects added on it. Simply the shot! And I have a million more on my Cloud space where to pick... continue reading
2014 was not a year I would remember as to be called a good one much as in all the difficult situations we can find a positive learning process as it happened to our friend Bart Dierickx. You may read his recent post. A serious health problem (for the time being I am ok) kept me concerned enough to contemplate life as from day to day and eventually my work at DT was equally affected. I decided to sell all my gear and just shoot with my mobile phone as what I understand as a sign of psychological intimidation.... continue reading
Because of my daughter's birth I had a little vacation,and after some while I resumed my photography very active. During summer time I shoot a lot of stuff and now it's time to name it and tag it... So I wondered if there is an app of dreamstime for my phone? And yes, there is! Very easy,free and simple! Now I can tag 'em even when I go for a walk with my princess daughter! Just wondering if anyone also use this app?And what is your impression? P.S.Too bad that app don't support... continue reading
One of the greatest things about the modern day is the ability to quickly capture any moment within an instant, with the fantastic little camera that most of us have within our pockets at all times, our phones.Dreamstime very quickly realised that there was a market here and sought to give us our very own app, which I have utilised and I am seeing a great acceptance rate on my photographs taken on my mobile phone.Here are some examples of photos taken on my phone and accepted to Dreamstime!... continue reading
Of course these are cropped to fit in this message, lolYou can see the full versions under my username.These were taken with a ZTE Zmax at 8MP in broad daylight with very little editing.Working on getting a new digital camera, but love my fujifilm A820 (2007) however it is no longer usb supported and I am having trouble finding the old SDHC cards to fit it. Any suggestions?Thanks,AnnaI am so happy :) Thank you forum folks for all your help. continue reading
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