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  • Follow Me!!!

    by Mariaam | 9th of August, 2011

    If you have an account on Twitter and like to tweet sometimes please follow me! I like to follow you and your tweets :)) There are many DT friends out there on Twitter and it´s a pity that we do not connect with each other – just follow me if you like! Thanks! And... More
  • Free images in use

    by Mariaam | 6th of August, 2011

    I was searching the web and found my pics from the free image section in use. I did not found all - at the moment I have 8 free images online - but some of them are really favored! And the best part about this is that many people wrote down = "Credits:Mariaam/dreamstime.... More
  • Halloween is coming soon...

    by Mariaam | 4th of August, 2011

    ... so it is the right time to draw pumpkins, witches, ghosts, haunted houses, cemeteries and all the spooky and nice things which belong to this great holiday. I like Halloween very much! What about you? How do you prepare for Halloween? I will definitely make some sets... More
  • Cool effect made with the blend tool

    by Mariaam | 2nd of August, 2011

    A very nice and easy to learn effect made with the blend tool in Illustrator. It is very useful to decorate background images especially technology backgrounds. When I learned how to make it, this tutorial was very helpful for me "Abstract background with Illustrator... More
  • Isolated yes, isolated no

    by Nero67 | 28th of July, 2011

    Hello friends! I am writing this blog in hopes of being useful. Surely many of you have read a recent blog written by a dreamstime's admin. It is about "isolated" word in stock language. As it has already happened to the word "vector" for illustrations, today it happens for... More
  • Isolated in Stock Language

    by Dudau | 27th of July, 2011

    I'm not a big fan of photographing isolated objects, but from my experience as a buyer for three years, I feel pretty qualified for writing on this subject. So here it is: "Isolated" in Microstock Language means plain, shadowless, easy to remove background. So, when you'... More
  • days of misunderstanding

    by Eternalfour | 26th of July, 2011

    what are we seeing ? and why do we photograph what we see and like ? is it the camera or us that see ? are we doing it for the money or for our pure joy and appreciation of what surrounds ? why do we throb our walls within our homes with photos that are outside instead... More
  • Kind words make it all worth while.

    by Davidwatmough | 7th of July, 2011

    Laura Vosika the author of a new book, Minstrel Boy, chose my image of light coming through the slit, cross window, at Skipton Castle in Yorkshire for the back cover of the book. Taking trouble to thank me was a kind generous gesture and I hope her book is a best seller.... More
  • Recycling your images

    by Tamarabauer | 23rd of June, 2011

    Do you ever stare at your image files on the computer screen and think that while they're "okay", perhaps they could be better? Or do you ever suffer from the photographer's version of Writer's Block and can't find anything to shoot? I sometimes study my images and try... More
  • My favorite quotes …

    by Mariaam | 22nd of June, 2011

    1. What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others. (Confucius) 2. Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. (Anonymous) 3. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. (Albert Einstein)... More
  • 2000 sales! Yeah!!!!

    by Mariaam | 16th of June, 2011

    2,000 total sales - That feels really great! Next dream/aim is to increase my portfolio to 2000 files online. I hope I can reach that soon, my monthly uploads are 29.05 average, but I´m very motivated. Now it´s time for relaxation and celebration with a nice drink.... More
  • Mandalas

    by Mariaam | 9th of June, 2011

    Mandalas are beautiful and they help to relax. If you translate the word "mandala" it means "circle" but a mandala is far more than just a simple shape ... It gives you relaxation, inspiration and harmony. Creating a mandala is a great experience! More information!... More
  • First P-EL sale

    by Nero67 | 9th of June, 2011

    Today I'm really happy for my first extended license! It is a P-EL sale and bring me $25,43 :-) For me it was a surprise and I'd like to know where it will used. Maybe in a magazine or calendar..... Have a nice day and good sales to everyone ;-) Ciao,Francesco More
  • I want your ROLLER COASTER pictures

    by BCritchley | 9th of June, 2011

        I have today created The ultimate ROLLER COASTER collection. As of yet I have only added my newest images but I would very much like to add your ROLLER COASTER/THEME PARK images. What I want.... both editorial and RF images, brighter the better, would prefer... More
  • +11,000 views for an image in a single day

    by Achilles | 9th of June, 2011

    Here's a short but true story of how online socializing can work to your advantage financially speaking. Fame is only a few clicks away. A regular Dreamstime image got to be virally famous, when filmmaker, actor and recently author, Albert Brooks tweeted yesterday:... More
  • 100 sales in 140 days!!!

    by Nero67 | 29th of May, 2011

    Hello friends! After 140 days on DT today I reached 100 sales. I'm still newbie and this result is very important and encouraging to me. I know that I have still much to learn but today I just want to celebrate with you all my happiness :-) Thanks to all especially to those... More
  • It's been a busy 12 months

    by BCritchley | 26th of May, 2011

    Well to be honest it's 12 months and a few days but it has been a busy first year here on DT. I thought this small overview may give a little insight to the newer members and for those that like stat's. Well like quite a few here I joined in 2009 thinking I was great... More
  • Holidays and your portfolio.

    by Davidwatmough | 21st of May, 2011

    After the long cool dark winter struggling to create and upload innovative images to Dreamstime the thought of choosing a holiday destination filled me with excitement. Early spring is best because of special low priced deals on offer at the start of the season before children'... More
  • Mind the size

    by Grisho | 10th of May, 2011

    I just wanted to share a personal observation with the rest of the contributors. Maybe a lot of you are already aware of this but I guess some of you are not. So, it's about the maximum size we should save our images/illustrations. The thing is that if you upload images with... More
  • First Editors Choice!

    by Tamarabauer | 27th of April, 2011

    After viewing some of the excellent images that have received an Editor's Choice over the past months, I'm very happy to say that I finally received an Editor's Choice for one of my images! :) Having always been an avid reader myself, I wanted to create an image that... More

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