Your project is almost ready, your sweat and toil has paid off and you've narrowed down on your stock photos. Now the most important question on your mind is "What Size Image Should I Download for My Project?".You do not want the results to look blurry when it prints, or unnecessarily slow down your web pages while spending credits when you needn't!To print or not to print: Does your project involve printing out on paper? Is it a presentation to a group of people... continue reading
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Finding great shots while on the road, for me, used to mean finding great shots while hanging off the side of a road. My photography manta has often been “anything to get a great shot.” I keep a pair of rubber boots in my trunk just in case I end up in a place I might need them for a photograph; I’ve had friends hold my feet while trying to get the right angle for a photo (be careful!); and I’ve been nearly arrested for trespassing (don’t recommend this one, Dreamstimers... continue reading
First of all.Knowledge, your best assistant in life. Never forget about it. You should always learn, experiment and train yourself. After all, when you have sufficient knowledge and little experience - then and only then you will begin to open the doors to wonderful world of photography. You will start to experiment with your knowledge, think more wisely, and see the things that others do not see. And no matter what you have in your backpack Hasselblatt or a regular smartphone, because in the right... continue reading
Tip one: ResearchOnce you have decided when and where is your next desired travel destinationstart your research by searching the stock agency’s collection that you associate with to see what they have. Find out what types of images and locations are popular at your desired travel destination and where are the content gaps in your agency's collection.Tip two: PreparationBreak your travel destination itinerarydown by day, location, and sites you plan to visit. Create a list of specific scene... continue reading
It's impossible to image a few years ago you could take a cell phone insteading of the camera when you were outing.I still remember when I knew the dreamstime and I wanted to share the photo in this web site, I have to set the camera parameter to make the photo meet the 3M requirement----the minimum standard.2 years ago, when I was outing,I brought the camera and the smartphone .I took the photo I would upload to the dreamstime web site, but at the same time, I also took the photo with the smartphone... continue reading
When speaking of domains like beauty or food, one of the most important marketing tools is the visual itself. A strong message, coupled with a good visual, has a more meaningful effect and the campaign stands more chances of being successful. This is the main reason we opted for a stock agency, as it allows us to have a constant source of relevant, high quality photos. We use social media, on and off site graphic visuals, email marketing, blog articles, prints - leaflets and flyers - as part of our... continue reading
Business is the canonical stock subject. It's undoubtedly the most photographed, the most illustrated and the best sold concept to this date.There are more than 7.1 million results matching the 'business' search on Dreamstime. You might think it's a topic that's been dealt with exhaustively, that everything is already very well covered. Allow us to contradict this and assure you that the 'business' concept is far from meeting its end in the stock business.... continue reading
Hello everyone,I am here at DT for more than 3 years. At first I read blogs, watched other peoples photos/work, got inspiration and obviously ideas then I started shooting. I had completed art and drawing course from some university for 3 years once in my life. I changed my profession from art to other. Then one sunny Autumn day my Dad asked me - why don't you try photography as you have some basic knowledge of art? Why don't you enhance the knowledge. Photography is a... continue reading
There are numerous studies saying that imagery can affect a person's mood, for good or bad. In marketing, happy is always better than sad, so it is always important to make your clients happy. Your design stands more chances of being remembered if it strikes the happy chord with the audience than anything else. Long story short, happiness sells! Being happy is related to all sorts of feelings and instances but the commonest must be laughter. Unless you're dealing with a grumpy grump, making... continue reading
Raise your hands if you dread about posing your Models to get great, natural-looking portraits. Not long ago, I would be the first to shoot my hand in air and run away to capture flowers and landscapes instead. As an Introvert, I developed a set of specific methods to overcome my shortcomings in working with Models and make the photo shoots enjoyable and productive. Five years ago, I arranged my first TFP (Time For Print - exchange digital photos for model's time) photo shoot with a... continue reading
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