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Preparing Photos for Dreamstime

Before I submit any image to Dreamstime these are the steps I take:1. First I select the best photograph of each subject series based on composition, lighting and sharpness. If it is not sharp already I don’t consider submitting it.2. Next I straighten and crop it in Photoshop to fit the rule of thirds.3. I then slightly reduce the shadows, if necessary using the Photoshop Shadows/Highlights function and a Shadows Amount of around 5-8.4. Next I enhance the lighting and colours... continue reading

Noise Reduction Software

I always had problems when processing RAW image files especially the ones shot at night time or during low light situation.And of course, a lot of it were refused by DT.We all know that we should try to use low ISO setting to lessen the noises, but sometimes we just cant help it and had to increase our ISO settings to get the correct exposure. And the results will more often than not, ended with a picture that is full of tiny grains.I was advised to try and use this software,... continue reading

Top 10 Things You Can Do to Reduce Global Warming

1. Reduce,Reuse,Recycle.2. Use less heat and air conditioning.3. Change a light bulb.4. Drive less and drive smart.5. Buy Energy-Efficient products.6. Use less hot water.7. Use the "off" switch.8. Plant a tree.9. Get s report card from your utility company.10. Encourage others to conserve.These 10 steps will take you a long way toward reducing your energy use and your monthly budget.And less energy use means less dependence on the fossil fuels that create greenhouse gases and... continue reading

Getting the most out of your gear - Fringe

Again ... for those who can't afford better equipment and might be affected by this fringe thing. I have been.Fringe, sometimes called "purple fringe" (there are other colours), is caused by the lenses' optics. It's a cromatic aberration where lenses decompose light on its components and project them slightly seperated in the sensor (or film).It is most noticed on hard edges, transitions of high contrast, not always brightness wise, but also in places of high contrast changes in each light component.... continue reading

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