For some time I have been aspiring to learn to make images and animations in 3D program Blender, but ventured only in basic shapes and understandig the very basics of the vary basic. I even made short animations, but my PC is too slow to render it at a reasonable quality.This week I persisted, and created my first (and from my point of view, successfull) image. It is a couple of two simple antique yellow cups with a deep blue background and only a bit of light casting over them. I wanted to create... continue reading
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Although I've taken photos all my life, I can see that the key turning point, once I decided to focus on photography as a creative medium (in addition to writing) was making the effort to seek out advanced instruction from working photographers and photographic artists.Participating in local photography clubs or groups is also very instructive, and something I recommend to newer photographers as a way to improve their skills (and long-time photographers interested in passing on what they know)... continue reading
Hi Everybody!Not so long ago I've reached the milestone of 50 up-loads, which also was the beginning of this blog. The nice and encouraging comments on my first blog article gave me extra motivation and drive to understand stock photography. Thank you all for that!So it's time to try to figure out a new part: COLLECTIONS!Is it good a good idea to create collections?Can you benefit of participating and/or to them?Are there things you should think about when you create collections? Do... continue reading
Hello my fellow photographers!I am so excited that fall colors are here on the West Coast of the United States.I wait all year for them.This year I have started a group on Facebook called Shades of FallPlease join us and share some of your pics!Here are some of mine from last year that made it onto Dreamstime. continue reading
I'm wondering - why has some of the images ended up in the free section - i've seen alot of very nice strawberry pictures that has been downloaded quite alot - Dreamstimes loses money per free download - but do they gain interest instead, that is more worth - i dunno - but from one point of view I feel DT are shooting themselves in the food by providing good quality free photos. continue reading
At first, don't start immediately by checking my portfolio because it will not add to my credibility. I am still beginner here on DT.But... I have some tips which may theoretically give some ideas on shooting objects closeups.Some some of this tips will differ depending on equipment you have. I may miss some tips though.I think that isolated objects on white can be a good sellers so I want to give it a try. Still experimenting and improving and I really hope that I in time will have much... continue reading
JargonThese are a series of definitions of commonly used jargon from within my industry, the promotional gifts and personalised clothing market. Please feel free to add your comments, perhaps giving me a better explanation, or maybe suggesting words that you have come across but don't fully understand their meaning.BleedWhen printing onto an object (mostly paper), it's common for there to be a run-off area. Your artwork is expected to fit within a given area, say 100mm x 250mm, but you will... continue reading
Please note that it is unacceptable to upsize photos you submit to Dreamstime. This information is for your personal use.Perhaps you need to upsize a photo to let’s say: 48mb.The simplest and easiest way to upsize is to read my blog and get the Photoshop plug-in you need. You can get a fully functional trial for 1 month. You can get to my blog by CLICKING HEREBUT. If you simply cannot afford to do that, try this.1.Shoot in RAW.2.In your processor transfer to Photoshop direct... continue reading
The common standard of the traditional stock photography industry is the size in megabytes (MB). The value of an image in MB sounds more appealing to the customer. Nothing more tricky than that!The common standard for (educated) designers is the size in pixels (MP) that leads to discussions about dpi, ppi etc. It is this size that tells them how large an image can be printed.The traditional industry uses this parameter as a trick. Requiring photographers to upsample their work (enlarging... continue reading
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