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Using Stock Images, Videos, and Music to Create Amazing Short Films on a Budget

You can create some amazing video Films on a budget if you stick to some basic concepts while using stock videos and photos. Today you get a whole range of videos besides images for use with your film projects. Even parallaxes are available for animating breaks or inserts to spice up your story line.Finalise your story: A great story is a must, one that leads a viewer from one part to another seamlessly. A good story is one which is meaningful, stirs up imagination, emotion or interest. So it can... continue reading

5 Helpful Tips for using Mac Photo

Apple supports a rich set of photo processing features in their native application Photos, and like any software application there are always some straight forward tricks for getting started and getting the most out of using it. So whether you are new to the application – or are just looking for some time saving short cuts - here are 5 tips for using Mac Photos.Getting started – Importing PhotosIf you previously used iPhotos on the Mac platform, Photo will automatically import the existing library... continue reading

Shoot Cinema Quality Video Using Your Smartphone

We all know how limiting our smartphone cameras can be and how we have learned to accept average video and photos from the "smart" phones thinking this is the best we may get. There are ways however to "Shoot Cinema Quality Video Using Your Smartphone". Let's explore how we can overcome the weakness of small sensor, soft shutters, limited aperture etc. & make some great videos. Who knows if your next video can be a hit on dreamstime and get you some good cash!Check your... continue reading

Using Photography to be a Designer

When it comes to creating digital concepts, many people think you need to be a graphic designer who is highly skilled with Adobe Illustrator and similar software packages. Illustrator is good for creating logos and text graphics, but you can actually use your camera and photography to create digital art, backgrounds, banners, and more!"Design" is a high level term for which there are subcategories where you can use photography to create digital art and abstract backgrounds. Texture and patterns... continue reading

How To Use Stock Media so Well No One Will Know You’re Using Stock Media

Tired of the same million versions of a “business man smiling in a meeting” or “customer support representative with headset”, or even the ages old “woman with salad smiling”? Fear not, there is still hope that your project will be finished in time and not look like a stock photography presentation at all.If you want to know how all you need to do is keep reading.1. Stay authentic Above I’ve enumerated a few of the best sold and most used image in stock photography worldwide. Why?... continue reading

Reading and using natural fabrics

 This photo was like somehow convey the natural components and environmental friendliness, the importance of what surrounds us in everyday everyday life. In addition, this should be considered with the mind, ie books that are also made from natural, renewable natural resources. But, about how much nature is important and what should be treated with care, do not forget. continue reading

Using a smaller camera, and using it often.

It’s been over a year since my last blog post, so I guess it’s time.I’ve continued to take my camera most everywhere I go - a small, quality point and shoot fits nicely in my purse. (I use the Panasonic DMC-LX3.) Shopping? Snap a photo. Traveling? Catch that scenery! Out for a walk? What is that bug (or bird or snake or plant?) I was inspired by another photographer’s blog at Digital Photography School:http://digital-photography-school.com/do-you-wear-a-camera/If you don... continue reading

Using Lightboxes For Collaborative Work

I am an author of Children’s Story Books. My books consist of mainly photo illustrations of which I shoot myself and/or use royalty free illustrations supplied by Dreamstime.com. As a Children’s Book author, I develop most of my stories over time with many thought provoking spurts throughout a day, week, or month. These thought provoking spurts include deciding what illustrations I may need for the story line.These thoughts may or may not be part of the final book, but I need a process of... continue reading

My first approved mobile image uploaded using iPhone 6 Plus

 Dreamstime has recently launched the mobile version. The image above was taken using my iPhone 6 Plus and it was approved!Now I can take pictures and uploaded whenever and wherever I want! continue reading

Using your phone for Stock Photography

One of the greatest things about the modern day is the ability to quickly capture any moment within an instant, with the fantastic little camera that most of us have within our pockets at all times, our phones.Dreamstime very quickly realised that there was a market here and sought to give us our very own app, which I have utilised and I am seeing a great acceptance rate on my photographs taken on my mobile phone.Here are some examples of photos taken on my phone and accepted to Dreamstime!... continue reading

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