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How to shoot street photos

I love this genre of photography for its surprise rapidity.On the streets is always something happening no matter how small the town is. I often break the first rule of street photography by always and everywhere carrying the camera with me and often regret it.I try to visit the maximum number of city events instead .I love to take pictures of the city holidays and festivals.This year has been rich in events in my city.Ryazan half marathon was held for the first time.The fourth Bicycle parade was... continue reading

Micro 4/3 system - The future of photography and videography

The Micro Four Thirds system (MFT or M4/3) is released by Olympus and Panasonic in 2008. The image sensor measures 18 mm × 13.5 mm (22.5 mm diagonal). Size of this sensor is a perfect harmonious relationship between small sensors (which are mostly used with mobile phones and some classic amateur compact camera 6.2 mm x 4.6 mm, 7.7 mm diagonal) and the larger 35 mm full frame sensors (35 mm x 24 mm, 43 mm diagonal).The size of the micro 4/3 sensor allows the... continue reading

How I started in stock photography

Once, in the distant 2011, I accidentally read on the Internet that there is a salary without absolutely no investment. Earnings are associated with a photo that has long been my hobby. I photographed mostly my family, also nature, animals, I really www.dreamstime.com liked the macro, well, in general, everything interesting around. I began to look for information on the Internet on the topic of earning on the sale of photographs. I realized that the photos that I have can even be sold... continue reading

How to Make Your Worst Photo Your Best Friend – Part II

Failures can be our great learning opportunities. We looked at Small Failures in Part I of this article, so let’s dive in here and tackle what we consider the Big or Fatal Failures.BIG FAILSSome problems can be a lot harder – but not always impossible - to correct in post processing software. These are best to understand first and try to avoid if possible.Chromatic aberration Ever look closely at object in your image and notice a purple ring? That is chromatic aberration and is caused by poor... continue reading

How to Make Your Worst Photo Your Best Friend – Part I

You made all the plans. Packed your computer bag with all the equipment you would need. Scoped out the perfect spot. Set up the shot taking into consideration the correct ISO, shutter speed, aperture, filters, remotes, tripod, etc., etc., etc.You get home to download your shoot to your computer with baited breath, sure you have “that one picture”, and discover the image was an epic fail. So you move it to the trash and carry on. Right?Not so fast. Stop a minute and look at your failed images.... continue reading

The Turning Point

I once got an hourglass from my girlfriend on one of those commemorative dates. The hourglass was small, simple, fragile, but beautiful.At the time I was surprised to be gifted a decorative item, I didn’t really expect it, but I found it interesting and I liked it. I put it in my bookshelf to beautify and compose that scenery of words. It stayed there always reminding me that the time was passing and I was letting the books accumulate dust, lol.But on a certain day I was bored at home... continue reading

Can You Really Win That Photo Contest?

There are many photo contests including the assignments photo contest here at dreamstime. Several things to keep in mind before entering a photo contest in order to determine if you have any chance of winning is first is how many people are entering and second is how good is the competition. A local or regional photo contest may be easier to win as opposed to a large contest sponsored by a camera manufacturer or magazine since there are fewer people entering though prizes may be modest.... continue reading

Increase your visibility between professionals – be unique

I don’t have many downloads to make a serious statistics, but so far my best images are the unique ones. I started with painting. My paintings are pure exploration of world of colors and shapes, exploration of my inner world, my emotions and sensations. They all are the abstract paintings. But I wasn't satisfied. Somehow, I felt it wasn't showing what I wanted to express. So I experimented with my camera. I stared to make macro shots of specific parts of paintings and one painting could... continue reading

App filled with magic - how to edit a photo to look more professional

I am 100% sure that there was a time, when you were just scrolling through the Instagram, and something catch your attention..Now you may think: "How is it possible to make such a great photo, with a good focus on the main object and the background remains blurred?"We might think, that this kind of photography are just for the professionals...That's not true!You really don't need the best, expensive camera, or the newest iPhone + hours spent on editing in... continue reading

Photo studio tips

Today I want to tell you about my first experience of making photo shooting in the studio.I was really impressed by the working with monoblock lights a lоt of props.Here is some tips which is important for working in studio.First you can set the flash output on monoblock lights.Also you always can pulsed monoblock turn the pilot light (a constant), but it is not enough for shooting, it helps to see how to fall a shadow or glare, when you move the light. Using the play of light and shade... continue reading

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