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  • 2000 sales!!!

    by Francy874 | 15th of December, 2010

    Dear friends, just over three months ago I wrote the blog about "1000 sales" and I am back here to celebrate a new milestone: 2000 sales! I am very happy and I want to share with you my joy giving you a virtual glass of champagne!!! I thank Dreamstime and all his staff... More
  • 2 milestones in 1 day !

    by Grisho | 9th of December, 2010

    Today is big day for me! I reached two milestones at the same time - 300 images online and my 100th sale. My 100th sale : and my image #300 online : Thanks to all buyers and the DТ community, I wish you all a lot of luck and... More
  • Flash content

    by Eternalfour | 6th of December, 2010

    Dear all I was wondering if dreamstime.com will add flash based medium such as photo gallery templates created via flash and uploaded by photographers or designers does anyone or can Dreamstime.com staff enlighten me if such thing will happen anytime soon ? thank... More
  • look through my photos

    by Eternalfour | 2nd of December, 2010

    Dear all I have a small request that is to look through my portfolio and if you like what you see; to add me to your favorites such a request may sound unfamiliar, funny or weird, but you are free to either scan through my images or ignore such a blog thank you in... More
  • Designer contest!

    by Demonike | 29th of November, 2010

    Now that the euphoria around the 10M milestone has settled a bit, we want to bring you another little contest... just to keep you occupied ;) This one puts your creative photographer as well as photoshopper skills to the test. You have to find suitable components from... More
  • Thoughts upon reaching 1000 images on line.

    by Davidwatmough | 27th of November, 2010

    Three weeks ago I received my Dreamstime check for $1000 but was 50 images short of 1000 so thinking about it I decided to invest in hiring a model. I wanted to capture images of the quality of these four which I envy. So I visited a web site of a local studio and... More
  • Houses falling over

    by Demonike | 14th of November, 2010

    The title of this blog could collectively describe the majority of architectural photographic experiments that we receive every day. And the problem can be clearly understood by any of us, who has ever tried to get a building into the frame. The bigger the building - the... More
  • Delphi - best archaeological destination in Greece

    by Alionaz | 8th of November, 2010

    Hi to all! I'm from Romania but for the last 9 years I live in the most beautiful country - Sun Country - the Greece. This country is full of archeological sites. One of this is Delphi. Is located at the foot of Parnassos mount, within the angle formed by the twin rocks of... More
  • Fireworks Virgin

    by BCritchley | 3rd of November, 2010

    So I tried my hand for the first time at photographing fireworks and I thought I would share the results and how I achieved these results. Firstly here in the UK we are fast approaching November 5th, known as Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Night, a celebration in the catching... More
  • Eureka : lessons learned in reaching $1000 today.

    by Davidwatmough | 2nd of November, 2010

    This is not a boast although naturally I am pleased that today I reached earnings of $1000 and I haven't withdrawn a cent yet. I joined Dreamstime in the Spring of 2009 and it took a while to get the first image accepted. Then I believed wrongly that scenic images would sell... More
  • 110 Approvals in 10 days

    by BCritchley | 28th of October, 2010

    After a great 14 day trip, time to chill out, relax and get away from everything I decided to upload a few shots on my return and see how things went. To my delight I have now had 110 images accepted in the last 10 days with an acceptance ratio of around 75% This... More
  • My first Assignment!

    by Francy874 | 26th of October, 2010

    Hello friends! I am very happy because it is the first time I send a picture to the assignment and was accepted! To be precise, the first time the image was rejected, but only because I missed the upload method.I take this opportunity to remind those who still do not know,... More
  • World wide government budget cuts.

    by Davidwatmough | 20th of October, 2010

    I normally wouldn't write two blogs in the same month but today the UK Government announced unprecedented cuts in spending. Riots have been going on this week in France about advancing the pension age and quite recently in Greece riots occurred because of austerity measures.... More
  • Car boot sale and photography.

    by Davidwatmough | 18th of October, 2010

    Readers will think there is little connection between the car boot and photography but let me try to persuade you otherwise. There is a car boot sale every Sunday morning in our local football stadium often with 100 sellers offering their surplus goods some at knock down... More
  • You would never guess, what is copyrighted these days...

    by Demonike | 6th of October, 2010

    Copyright issues are one of the most confusing and frustrating among contributors in today's dynamic and profit-driven world. Where ever there is some new architectural structure or a new product or even word of speech - there is always someone who wants and has it protected... More
  • Question mark

    by Frui | 4th of October, 2010

    With a touch of humor and a big dose of the idea. :-D I could not resist showing you. Congratulations to the author! The idea has won my day. Before / and after See Article
  • 'When my ship comes in '.

    by Davidwatmough | 24th of September, 2010

    Many families owned a small share of ocean going sailing vessels. Merchants owned most of the shares but friends and family, farmers and labourers owned a small portion. The practice was to sell 64 shares for a ship's construction. This entitled one to 1/64 of the money made... More
  • vector silhouettes tutorial

    by Alionaz | 24th of September, 2010

    Hi everyone! Today I will discover the secret "how to make vector silhouettes". Let's start: 1.Open your image on photoshop. 2. With quick mask or other tool select the object or silhouette. 3. Create new layer without diselect the object and fill it with black colore.... More
  • Stretching your creativity.

    by Davidwatmough | 19th of September, 2010

    Soon after joining Dreamstime I noticed that very often concept images do well. So when the weather isn't favorable for trips into the countryside I sit and try to create an image with small props lying around the house and office. Images related to finding employment seem... More
  • Whitespace that should not be white

    by Demonike | 8th of September, 2010

    Much talk has been about whitespace or copyspace in images - designers prefer it and photographers like to emphasize their subjects with it. HOWEVER Whitespace should not be white. Why? Because if it is white, it is just empty. Empty space that makes the file (look)... More

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