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Aerial videography/photography tips

It's not that long since I've stepped into the "airborned" league purchasing a drone. Starting way before that moment i was attracted by the concept of "having wings" that allows you to see the world from that unique angle, things we only experienced on the big screen until few years back. So, fast forward until today, here we are standing in front of a huge market that offers something for almost every pocket for you to start a new visual journey.My very first advice for your first steps into... continue reading

Photos that stand out. Part 3

Well, it's about time that I showed you another five photos that I think stand out from the crowd.This group differs from the previous ones just a little, as it has a black and white photo included. Black and white tends to get a little overlooked these days but can be very striking when done well.One other thing about these photos is that they don't really need any further explanation, they speak for themselves. Of course, this is just my opinion and we all have different tastes and perceptions.... continue reading

What I love about photography

I’ve been involved in photography, in one way or another, most of my adult life. As we’re celebrating World Photography Day on August 19, I took a minute to review our relationship and remember how much joy it brought into my life.I love photography because it brought me my first job, as a photojournalist for a local daily newspaper in my hometown, Galati. I was 22 at the time, and photography made me see the small, poor industrial city with new eyes. Where most people didn’t see anything... continue reading

The Impossible Dream?

Today was a milestone for me—10,000 sales.So, I feel like celebrating and sharing my news. In the early years, I never thought it possible to reach such a milestone.It was my impossible dream.Living a dream is not easy.It takes hard work and perseveranceAnd the nature of the business has changed.But I am still thrilled that every day someone wants to purchase one of my photos.It is exciting to see my images on book covers, in popular travel books, and on important websites.... continue reading

Honesty

We move along and take pictures, as amateurs and professionals. Some enjoy the moment, while giving the content within the frame much thought, and others do it as a habit and such has currently become a trend.Acting and believing the act, that's what photo making seems to be heading towards. The largest growing hobby due to ease of reach to equipment and their complementary enhancements ... now everyone is a photographer; how do i know i'm good at it? well i get likes and shares :). A photo with... continue reading

Rules of the supermarket

This article is not about supermarkets. It’s about stock photography and how to sell more images. But first, a few words about supermarkets:  A century old business modelThe concept of supermarket, in its various forms, appeared about a hundred years ago. It generally consists in a self-service grocery store, where shelves are stocked at night, so the customers can choose the goods by themselves the following day, add them to a cart and pay for them at the exit. Seems familiar?The... continue reading

Respect the wildlife

Travelling trough animal kingdom , humans are the visitors.Do not feed the animals,You may think you’re doing something nice.The consequences can be tragic. Animals die as a result, and sometimes people do, too. But it also has the potential for causing major problems down the road for the next hiker or photographer who decides to keep their food for themselves. Allow animals free access to water sources by giving them the buffer space they need to feel secure. Ideally, camps should... continue reading

How and why you should use stock photos in Facebook marketing

 Did you consider starting a Facebook marketing campaign for your business or brand? What do you think about Facebook ads? Did you think about using stock photography for your campaigns?Facebook is the most popular social networking platform ever with tw billion monthly active users, a milestone that seemed almost impossible a decade ago. We are talking about double the size of Instagram and Twitter put together, which means that when it comes to marketing, Facebook is still the first choice... continue reading

Arriving at Dreamstime

“You can take moon pictures with it.” Said my friend.That sounded such a cool thing to do. I had never taken a photo of the moon.In fact, I had never even considered the possibility of taking a picture of the moon.For the previous eight years about 90% of the photos I had taken were wobbly one handed snaps of my son alongside associated toys, friends and relations. The other ten percent were indistinguishable blurs. They were all taken on my phone, at a time when phone cameras were not... continue reading

Getting Started for New Contributors / Beginner Photographers

 Getting Started on PhotographyEveryday, many new contributors sign up on Dreamstime. Number of photographers on Dreamstime reaching to 372.000 with monthly about 2 millions of photographs. Dreamstime becoming the leader of the photo stocks with rising rapidly photo numbers (will getting to 65 millions in too soon)!The reason of contributors coming here are doing hobbies or trying to gain some money. But when contributors come to DT, they'll see that DT is a nice community.... continue reading

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