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The Do Nots of Successful Keywords

Over the next week or so, I'll continue a short course in keywording the Dreamstime way. I can't promise that our guide will take all the tedium out of the job but if you follow it, the time you spend in adding data to your images should improve your downloads and the process made smoother.Ok, let's admit it. You don't love photography because you love keywording. Keywording can be a dull task and the rewards for good work elusive to... continue reading

Learn from the refusals

Darn, my photo got refused. Never mind, I will make another one and submit it when I catch some time.STOP.That is not a good thing to do. Have you at least checked the email you received based on refusal or you've just deleted it after reading the subject line?Well, let’s start this way. I am an editor on Dreamstime, one of largest stock photo sites in the world. You know what I love to do with photos and illustrations users submit? I love to APPROVE them. Yes I do, really. I am just an... continue reading

Blog section guidelines

Dear community,We'd love to read your photo adventures, but before starting, please keep in mind that blogs are for sharing photography experiences meant to help our community with useful tips and tricks.Our blog section is monitored and reviewed by our admins and your posts will not go live until approved by admin staff. Some of the posts might not meet our rules, be out-of-topic, or address matters that cannot be answered publicly.In order to avoid your posts being refused, here... continue reading

Basic posing techniques

In portrait photography there are two basic poses. The C pose and the S curve.The S curve pose in predominantly a female pose while the C curve can be used for both female and male model, while being predominantly a male pose.In this blog we will explore these poses.The S curve for the female is defined by drawing a line the top of the head and following the middle of the body to the knees.Please view these images in full, most of them are vertical and cropping them for this blog obscures... continue reading

My new website- "Pics Thru Lens" in a new avatar ....

Dear Friends,Wishing you and your families a MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR !On this festive occasion, with celebration and happiness in air, I invite you all to visit my photography website relaunched (though in a small way) with a different look at http://www.picsthrulens.yolasite.com/ or at www.picsthrulens.comAwait your visit and valuable suggestions.Hope you all have a great time and happy clicking..Bbyee continue reading

Property Rules

These are the Chinese Sharpei property rules :)Because I like it, It's mineBecause it's in my mouth, It's mineBecause I had it a little while ago, It's mineBecause I can take it from you, It's mineBecause it's mine, it will never be yoursBecause it's just looks like mine, It's mineBecause I saw it first, It's mineBecause I am chewing it up, all of pieces are mineBecause it used to be yours, It's... continue reading

Shooting Landscapes

I shoot mainly landscapes. And there are a lot of blog postings and articles in the internet advising us hot to take landscape photos.I learned that we should always have a foreground, middle ground and background elements to give impressions of a 3 dimensional view in an already 2 dimensional piece of a photograph.I also learned to incorporate and use photography composition such as Rule of Third, Angles, Leading Lines, Curves and otherbasic rules to compose a good picture.My photography... continue reading

I have a question re images of old cars.

Could anyone tell me what the rules are when taking pictures of old cars?I see on DT everything, some with the name/kind of car and some without.What exactly should I be concerned with when submitting photos of cars, boats, etc.Thank you for your help.(this picture has nothing to do with my question) continue reading

Taking photos on military base in Afghanistan.

If you will see my pictures, there are - due to my profession - almost all from some kind of military environment. Being repeatedly stationed on military base in middle of nowhere somehow predefines the topics of images taken :).Although I´m not professional of any kind, maybe I can share some simple rules for taking pictures in similar kind of environment, or while taking photos of some military stuff.


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Children photography

Recently I reachedlevel of 150 pictures on-line here on DT. Mostly I upload pictures of active children, in their natural children world. I really enjoy it ( I remember my happy childhood ) because it brings me some kind of calmness and joy in real life of adults, full of stress and time shortage...What is the most important to produce such a kind of picture? What is a good advice for those who want to focus to this genre? Hard to say, I am not an expert, but from my point of view it is:1.... continue reading

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