1. Some things are so much more important than getting the shot. Underwater photography carries an elevated, but manageable, risk of death or serious injury and following safe diving practises must be the priority, no matter how exciting or unique the potential image may be. Competency with general diving skills, especially buoyancy control, is not only essential for your safety but without them your images will be underwhelming, at best.2. Respect the underwater environment. Following on from point... continue reading
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Hi guys, here I am again.Browsing the Blogs, I found many many contributors willing to sell almost one or two images at any cost, as if this site is aimed "only" to sell whatever you post on uploading... Bad point of view... Here's mine...I started my subscription as a contributor years ago but kept uploading regularly only a few months ago. My main purpose was to have the satisfaction of being evaluated by experts and have the chance to know if my photographic work was sufficient enough... continue reading
Hi everyone!I'm quite new on Dreamstime. Even though I registered in 2013, after a friend's recommendation, I forgot about the site (my bad...) until 2016 and I started to upload pictures only a month ago. So far I already got 250 pictures submitted and still have many new to upload (I just came back from a wonderful trip to Thailand and Cambodia, where I took more than 1000 pictures).So far I haven't made any sales yet, and I've noticed that my pictures barely get some views, even when I... continue reading
Designers always need backgrounds and I thought this was the perfect time of year to put together a public collection of soft abstract spring backgrounds and so I'm asking you all to suggest images to include.I'm looking for images that say spring time - bright or pastel abstracts with lots of copy space that designers can use on websites or as backgrounds for other images. Colors like blue, pink, purple, green and yellow with a happy abstract feel - textures and patterns appropriate for the... continue reading
I have just created three new collections, and I would like suggestions for additional images. I am also still taking suggestions for my other collections: Educational Tools and Stuffed Animals Interacting with the World.Details on these collections can be found in a previous blog.Thanks in advance for your suggestions!Behind the Scenes - This collection shows the hidden side of objects, and helps us see things in new ways. Included are the strings and hammers of pianos, the inner gears of... continue reading
I have always DT picture sale of very few. In particular, recently, it was actually nothing to download.Although I know my picture in a multi-editorial pictures, but I know this is not the cause. Dear friends, I want to hear your suggestions, some comfort, or let me continue to DT full of confidence.Thank you! continue reading
I'm sharing some composition tips to get better images, although I know most of the time you can't apply these tips for microstock photography, but they should help you to get better images.1.- Rule of the Thirds:Some say it is the most important rule of composition, here you have to imagine that your image is divided into nine equal segments (on the image draw two vertical lines and two horizontal lines). And try to position the most important element of the pic touching 2 intersection points.... continue reading
I recently watched Photoshop Top Secret, a very good tutorial. It had helped me improving. It is not very recent tough. I was wonderingif there is a similar tutorial that explains how to properly use the new functions in PS5.Thanks in advanceFra continue reading
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