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Simple ways to fix your broken smartphone

We all know that technology is an integral part of our life today. It has greatly simplified and improved our lives and has affected not only the communications sphere but also the medical, scientific and school fields, up to military grade applications. The use of the computer has now become indispensable in every field of work, but while until recently the computer was the only technological means capable of performing certain actions, today, in everyday life, it can often be replaced by a tablet... continue reading

Outdated hand tool and modern tools

Hello all,My name is Roman and it's my first article, something like experiment or first step. I want to tell you about one of outdated hand tool for work near the house. This is scythe.This tool most often used for cutting grass, as well as grain crops (rye, wheat, oats). The tool consists of long curved steel blade attached to long wooden base with one short handle (less often with two handles). Wooden base should be maximum light and strong as possible.Until... continue reading

3d animations with blender3d compositing tools

I'm not using blender3d just for 3d modeling and rendering my objects.Sometimes I create 3d animations with particle effects, or create some turntable 3d animations of my 3d models. Blender3d is awesome software for modeling, but there are also awesome tools for video compositing.So for example I can create motion blur and dof effects and enhance my videos with rgb curves or by mixing different nodes. By experimenting with different effects I can get happy accidentresults.Below you can see some... continue reading

Creativity and ingenuity

I found an interesting article about how to make macro pictures with cheap tools. This demonstrates that human ingenuity and creativity matter most. These days we are bombarded with all kinds of technology and we tend to strive for the most professional cameras thinking that will take good pictures without our contribution.Here you will find a link to article talking about.LINK article continue reading

Do you need 3D icons ?

I have created a set of icons for my photography portal called Ateliora and here are a continuation of the style but made specially for sale on Dreamstime.What do you think? I can create more but a list of icons from you will be of great help. Thanks! continue reading

Noise Reduction Tools: A Review

As a photographer, you always get to encounter situations that are worth capturing but the light is extremely unfavorable. If you have a tripod, you are good to go. But that doesn't always help. Recently while trying to make an HDR of a church interior, I wasn't allowed to set up the tripod because it would obstruct flow of tourists. The church was beautiful and I wanted an HDR, whatever happens. So I had to step up ISO to 1600 (still got a shutter speed of around 1/13 only). Thanks to Canon's outstanding... continue reading

May is my favorite month

Using the awesome tools on DT I am able to review my performance over the last 3 years and I have noticed some interesting trends.May is year to year my best month.June is year to year my worst month.Using the graphs I can see some very definite cyclical trends in buyer behavior.What sort of trends to you see in the numbers? continue reading

Great tutorials for Inkscape users

Plenty of you will be advanced in Inkscape but some who are still learning, like myself, will hopefully find these tutorials helpful.Be warned, most are videos so you need quite a lot of bandwidth.As my bandwidth has increased substantially for the next year I've been able to go through Video tutorials and have learned so much.So I wanted to share what I had found.http://www.cuttwopieces.com/search/label/InkscapeCarolyn, the lady in the videos, is very thorough with her instructions.... continue reading

Buyers! Need to contact contributors? Comment via Tools tab! :)

Hi Dreamers!In a recent discussion in this thread about cropped vs non-cropped pictures of people and such, it appeared that some buyers do not realize that they can "legally" contact contributors, i.e. the authors of those images they want non-cropped versions of. I thought it is an important piece of info deserving a blog article.There are two ways of contacting a contributor.1. You can contact us via admins, i.e. via the DT contact form. Send them the details of your request about... continue reading

How to make model assessment better

There would be a great feature to have in DT management area - seeing total earnings per model. For example, we have "Photos with this model", and we could have also "Earnings with this model". Looks like a great tool to analyse which of your models are most valuable and wanted. Though, it wouldn't be accurate, as it's aften more than one model on your images, but it's representative anyway. What do you think, friends? continue reading

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