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A travel tip for Denmark - visit a Riding at the Ring festival

Want to experience something truly Danish and different, when visiting Denmark? Then consider visiting in summer and go to one of the many, so-called Riding at the Ring events that take place over the summer in the towns and villages of Southern Denmark. Taking part will give you a unique opportunity to see a centuries old tradition, drink a beer and meet the locals. So what is it and how do you get there?The very term "Riding at the Ring" or "Ring-Riding" (Danish: ringridning&... continue reading

How to Make Your Worst Photo Your Best Friend – Part I

You made all the plans. Packed your computer bag with all the equipment you would need. Scoped out the perfect spot. Set up the shot taking into consideration the correct ISO, shutter speed, aperture, filters, remotes, tripod, etc., etc., etc.You get home to download your shoot to your computer with baited breath, sure you have “that one picture”, and discover the image was an epic fail. So you move it to the trash and carry on. Right?Not so fast. Stop a minute and look at your failed images.... continue reading

Macro photography. Part I

Discover a brand new world of colors and shapes.To dive into that adventure, best solution is to get a macro lens with reverse ring. With macro extensions as alternative solution you can’t get such great results. Besides that, macro lenses can be used as remarkable portrait lenses with amazing sharpness. They allow taking photos from low distance so that distance should be only few centimeters.Macro photographs are ones with enlargement of subject in proportion 1:1, or higher 2:1, 3:1 and so on.... continue reading

An Ode to the Mighty Vegetable

October 1st finds us celebrating World Vegetarian Day.There is so much more to eating vegetarian than just eating vegetables; vegetarian means simply eating no meat, no meat except fish for the "pescatarian", or no animal products at all for the strict "vegan".Which means a vegetarian diet includes lots of beautiful and healthy fruits, grains, beans, and nuts.But it is the vegetable that lends its name to this day, so let us use it to celebrate the mighty vegetable in pictures.The beauty... continue reading

A tip on getting more exposure for beginners

I'm a new comer to this world. I started a year ago just curious to see if some people would like my pictures. As everybody, I didn't know which platform to choose. I tried 2 to see if they accepted my work. Both did.I devoted until now to the other platform to reach an objective of 500 images uploaded. Now I'm doing the same with Dreamstime.I have only sold 2 times in DS (I have over 80 sells in the other platform). The same image sold twice. This is a picture of a New year's eve... continue reading

5O pictures sold, milestones + Tips

Yes!Hi photomaniacs, finaly 5O pictures sold, seems that "urbex" does it for me: maybe a tip for creating new pictures. Abandoned places. Pictures made in old factories, lost buildings... are quiet unique. They vanish, your picture does not...Picture 50, buyer keyword: creepy. Thanks for buying mine! A indoor shot of an old secret Abandoned electricity factory in Belgium who's now vanishing slowly. Next Milestone: 100 sold pictures, hope it goes bit faster as my portfolio is growing,... continue reading

Tip how to do film-like video footage in daylight

Hi. Another tips from your beloved king :)As you know, recording at 24 fps will give a film-like look at recordings. Combine this with a shallow DOF and you have a piece of art, ready for sale.Today tip is not about filming at 24 fps (only available on selected cameras), but about how to achieve a shutter speed of about 1/45. This because you want the denominator of your shutter speed to be approximately double the number of frames per second that you are recording. In other words, if you are... continue reading

Kra Tip

Kra Tip is bamboo container for holding glutanuos rice. It is way life of ESAN (northeastern of Thailand). continue reading

Gardening tip

Most folk in Europe who own a house will have a garden and if owners are like me they want a striped lawn.Unfortunately dandelions grow as weeds in lawns and in Springtime proliferate. They seeds are vector borne.I discovered some 2 years ago the Supermarket Lidl stocked weed removersand here is a shot of a dandelion being removed by my wife.So far this Spring my wife has removed over 500 dandelions which if left in the ground would have multiplied to thousands later in the Summer.... continue reading

Small tip to all new photographers

At the beginning I see that many have to struggle with getting many images accepted. This is because some of us have to get used with the rules of getting images accepted or because you just started with photography. I would like to let you avoid starting with an low acceptance rate. As you know this affects also the search rank.I started with Dreamstime in 2009. I was just into photography so I had a lot to learn. My error was that I started to submit hundreds of photos. The result was a lot... continue reading

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