Good morning DT, in this short blog I am going to talk about my personal experience as a photographer and offer some tips for people that are starting or thinking about starting a career in photography. Now if you are a pro, it is very probable that you already know this stuff, so you could skip the article, but if you are a newbie, it is possible that you could find something useful. So let's not hesitate and begin with the first tip: 1.Appearances: So to say that it is very important... continue reading
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Recently I discovered some really great apps that can help you improve photography. If you know more such apps please share them in comments.In order not to name only a few or just the ones that I use, I’ll try to group these apps into categories so you can search for more or better apps that do similar things.App showing moon phase and stargazing conditions - for those photographing at night this type of app will be great. You either want to know if you’ll have a clear sky where milky... continue reading
I know the motto, "quality versus quantity", but I can't help but to think that the larger my portfolio is and the more diverse it is, the more chances I have for sales.I'm constantly in pursuit of interesting and useful images to expand my portfolio.As I carry on with the daily grind, work, kids and routine chores around town I routinely ride around with a small notebook jotting down sites and photo opportunities that I see during the times when I don't have my camera handy, so I can return to... continue reading
While reading different articles and opinions about selective coloring in photography sites and forums, this super famous song came to my mind, "It's a sin" by Pet Shop Boys. Is selective coloring a 'photographic sin'? Then I'm definitely a 'sinner', since I've used it many times in the past and I will use it again in the future! If you take a small survey on the internet, you will find two main categories; the one that presents stunning examples of this effect, trying to convince us optically... continue reading
Finding the perfect gift is a never ending story. Instead of being one of the shopping's pleasant routines (for those of you for whom shopping itself is a pleasant thing), it's a headache, a burden, the most stressful activity. Pharma manufactures should produce a special medicine to take before going gift shopping.But here we are coming up with a list in order to ease your pain. Did you know that using stock photos you have all the chances to become the birthday boy's/girl... continue reading
As I always have a camera with me wherever I go I am always looking for new things to shoot. Speaking to a designer gave me the idea of simple backgrounds, so now when I am out and about I find myself looking into the sky, puddles, fences and the ground more.Here are some of the results. I have put the backgrounds that I have taken so far into a managed collection here.BackgroundsOnly time will tell how much they are of use to the designers. I hope... continue reading
Hi all,Now, as part of improving my photoshop skills I tried something new. Icollected more than 10 photos I took on the same night and merged them into one as a collage. I took these photos in New York (actually New Jersey as I was on the other side of the Hudson :)) during 4th of July. I could have upload the skyline photo as solo and maybe one or two fireworks images. Eventually I decided to make this collage.It took me some time as you have to be super precise and calculate the needed... continue reading
Due to health limitations during the past months I passed from traveling far abroad with my 300 mmm f2.8 canon lens and the canon 5D III, heavy (!) to stay near to my home and use exclusively a 40 mm "pancake" lens from Canon. This inexpensive little lens hardly protrudes 2 cm from the camera body and it's weight is just about 125 gr. while the price (around 200$) is equally reduced. It's sharpness however is excellent and I have gotten used to shoot anything from landscapes to buildings and even... continue reading
I may still be new to DT but... after trawling other similar sites I have decided DT is definitely the best!With DT you get;Help and support from members via comments. This is really useful and informative.Referrals system - just great!Easy to use site - even for me!Support and help from DT when you need it.If your image has been rejected - you are told why - then you can get it right or at least make it better and good enough!You get an email when an image is accepted :) and an... continue reading
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