Dramatic images of trees are powerful symbols of growth, shelter, change and endurance. Trees as a metaphor are popular for many brands and services. Beyond commercial use, many people have a somewhat universal emotional connection to trees that goes beyond simple awe.Where I sit at my desk overlooking Puget Sound I can see probably 10,000 or more trees. How do you capture an image of trees that designers will want and how do you separate it from the forest? What trees and what images best... continue reading
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Trying to pack too many photos into too little time can result in photos of everything but few, if any, terrific shots. To document your vacation as well as taking some great shots for Dreamstime, you need to plan ahead. It's not just about getting the best airfare and hotel for your money.I'm going to write several blogs on vacation photos over the next month as we enter prime holiday time. You'll see that a lot of the information isn't about photography.It's about planning to maximize your photographic... continue reading
A big hello to the Dreamstime family!I am very grateful to Dreamstime for giving the opportunity to many photographers, illustrators and creators to show their talent at this site. The photography is a great subject to have a interest. I feel photographs is the best way to convey the different verity subjects in a simple manner. Photographs connects the feeling of a viewer and the culprit of that feeling is the photographer.Photography is vast concept as far as I can see, there are verity of... continue reading
Have you ever seen images in places so exotic, with subjects so amazing that you wish you could be in the photographer's shoes? Well guess what, you already are there! We've all experienced it - the "Photographer's Block" - that feeling that there is nothing to photograph! Well, how about a little trip, to the market? To be honest, I was never one for any street photography, as I am always hesitant in bringing the camera up to a stranger's face. So instead, I take pictures of the things... continue reading
Finding a subject for your photo can be a challenging and even frustrating thing, but if you know tricks for finding a subject it won't be hard for you.Once you start looking through the lens of a camera you enter the magical world of photography where you notice things that you have never even thoughtof before but then you're sitting with your camera and the question hits you again, 'what should I take a photo of?' if you have ever asked yourself this question then here is your answer.... continue reading
As the trend of maternity photo shoots continues to increase, so does the opportunity for you to make your clients feel like this important time in their life has been properly and beautifully captured. Maternity photographs come with a great amount of responsibility for capturing the essence of the mother and couple’s take on their new journey. To help you create flawless photographs of your maternity clients, try incorporating these six tips:1. Know Your Client’s Expectations.Spend some... continue reading
Well, i guess spring is finally here for the most of us, contributors at dreamstime!I managed to upload and get quite a lot of images accepted from the winter and skiing season, fact that made me very happy.Here some examples of my winter season images:Unfortunately, I think I will have to wait for next autumn and winter to get sales on these images, because spring is here and designers have now other interests.I have some images in my portofolio that may have increased... continue reading
"Poor background removal" - if this is a refusal reason that you commonly receive when your images are reviewed, especially on subjects that have a plain (often white) background, here are a few tips that I hope you will find helpful.If you intend to "cut out" your subject matter and place it on a white background, you need to make sure the background is actually white. And the edges of your subject need to look realistic - often they have the appearance of being cut out with scissors because... continue reading
But Dreamstime has got enough flowers to fill up the Mariana trench and drown the Everest.I still don't know what would be a good strategy here. Of course I have to upload flower photos and I will. But what sells and what doesn't?After thinking about it all I decided to pick out one flower photo here:And another generic background:I have a million flower photos on my disk and most have been declared "awesome", "extraordinary" and "classic!" by family and friends. That, obviously... continue reading
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