So this is how they're using my images?!

posted on 25th of december, 2013
I've always been curious (and maybe a little apprehensive) about where and how the photographs I've submitted to Dreamstime are being used-- and now with reverse image search functionality in Google (Google reverse image search) (and built into Chrome browser , as described here), I've been merrily finding out!

Most of them make sense, as in the case of a toad photo I took at the local aquarium.
I suppose I wonder why they didn`t just take their OWN photograph at their own aquarium. I`d like to think they just preferred the expertise and care I took in shooting and editing my particular capture! [link=]...

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Posted by Ksenianz on January 17, 2014
Thank you so much for this post! I'm fairly new to stock sites but I have had my first sale and it was such a buzz finding my photo published on a website ( As time goes on I'm hoping that I'll be able to find my images else where :)
Posted by Jcimagery on January 14, 2014
My husband doesn't thank you because I've spent two hours looking up my images :) Seriously, though, that is very good information. Thank you!
Posted by Alamourus on January 11, 2014
Wow, I suppose she won't be sitting for any more photos?! Or has she gotten over it?

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