Articles by Alexandra Barbu

Sharing the house with 2 of my best models

This will be an interesting and funny post, you will see why I am saying this. :)It is not an usual post, maybe it is not a real post at all, but from my love for them resulted this.Meet my favorite and my beloved models:The white cat is Mina, as you can see she is a blue eyes cat, 2 years and a half old, Rag-doll Blue Bi-color, with Pedigree.Her nose has a cute little black spot and because of that when she was a kitten, we called her Raspberry Muffin, also because of the fluffiness. Adorable... continue reading

Tips for taking good shots at an Air Show

Each year, in Romania, during summer takes place "Bucharest International Air Show", for short BIAS, the largest air force show rally and mathematical precision, where the best pilots from civil and military air force meet. Many countries are present at the event, usually the ones that are present are: Romania,Turkey, Poland,... continue reading

Maximize your chances to sell - how to easy get to level 5

In the contest " Devil of the details " (the first contest on Dreamstime that I joined), I was on 4th place, really close to 3th place and this made me want even more, to participate to the next contest. So, in the contest " Wallpapers " I maximized my chances with 9 photos uploaded. This time, I have uploaded photos and illustration with different thematic. I realized that, even if, I don't win, the contests helps a lot in making my account and photos visible by... continue reading

Ice and Flames - My First Sold Photo

This photo was the first photo that I have uploaded, it had good impact and it was bought fast.   I am happy about that and it made me confident. I thought of duality as the theme, ice and fire, really caught my attention.I put some ice cubes and water, in several glasses and after it was frozen I set up some black board background and for the flame I used hand gel on cotton.Meanwhile, a bit of ice melt and this gave me a bit of reflection. It was quite easy to do it and I made... continue reading

Photography Quotes

I like to read quotes about every aspect of life and I have found some related to photographers that I liked very much. I this post I will share with you all some of them. Maybe you know them, maybe you don't, but I hope you will like them and it will be like a breathe of fresh air and will inspire you. People say a picture worth's a thousand words.  “Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.”— Ambrose Bierce "A camera is a save button for the... continue reading

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