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  • Photography - work with what you have

    by Nikitu | 29th of January, 2010

    I was watching a make-up artist today telling people how to do the same make-up or even better with what they had at home and not buy ridiculously expensive products just to try and match his work. Sometimes people ask us, editors, if they should buy a better camera, a "... More
  • Color me...TURQUOISE, Pantone color of 2010

    by Tangie | 5th of January, 2010

    Not without reason, design industries have proposed a palette of extremely bold colors for some years now. Any dull outfit and drab setting look fabulously fresh with touches of fuchsia, coral, lucite green or deep ultramarine here and there. While only fashion and interior... More
  • Happy holiday season

    by Tangie | 18th of December, 2009

    Since I am going on a 2 week holiday (yeyyyyy, you can't see me, but I am dancing around the office), I take this opportunity to wish you a very very merry Christmas and a wonderful New year to you and your families. I hope Santa is generous this year and brings you lots,... More
  • Best selling images in 2009

    by Tangie | 18th of December, 2009

    Before moving to a new year, we would like to disclose some backstage info for our active and ever growing contributing community: Dreamstime's 2009 best 10 images, a list of the most downloaded files this year. And since this cat is out of (Santa's) bag, here is another... More
  • Models and context - natural interaction

    by Sangiorzboy | 29th of October, 2009

    As many of us know, working with models can be a real challenge when it comes to the visual result of your concept. It's both a challenge for the photographer and the model and the key to the best result is communication between the two parties. Be friends with your... More
  • What is light and how do we use it

    by Nikitu | 1st of October, 2009

    The only real problem in photography be it stock, microstock, art or otherwise, is and always has been light. Light is the electromagnetic radiation visible to the human eye. In classical physics the wave of electromagnetic radiation has amplitude, which is the brightness... More
  • Fall for fall: what sells best RIGHT now

    by Tangie | 16th of September, 2009

    For those into site statistics, we have come up with one download evaluation you might find both interesting and useful. You will find below the most downloaded images over the very recent days. The list is presented for you to assess and draw some conclusion from the contributor'... More
  • Similar images - how to upload and how much is too much

    by Achilles | 2nd of September, 2009

    Very often, good images are refused based on similarity issues. Contributors submit technically perfect (and usually sellable) images and get frustrated when they are refused. Imagine a boy laughing photographed. One image should be enough, not ten of them.... More
  • Tips for shooting images at the seaside

    by Nikitu | 2nd of September, 2009

    You guessed, I will talk about how you can take successful stock photos on your vacation. All you need is a camera and your eyes. (in order not to have any feeling hurt in this article I will only use my images for exemplification) Some images will be successful for... More
  • Spending your summer holiday in september

    by Nikitu | 31st of August, 2009

    That is what I am going to to do starting this Saturday. Last year I spent my summer holiday in October and it was the best vacation ever, so I decided this year I will do the same. My dream destination is a small village approximately 100km south from Barcelona, Spain.... More
  • Rucar - Bran Passage from Romania

    by Meduzzu | 28th of August, 2009

    Situated between Bucegi Mountains and King's Stone Mountains, the Rucar-Bran Passage is one of the most spectacular natural views in Romania. This passage links the counties of Brasov and Arges from Brasov city to Campulung Muscel city. Along this passage you can find... More
  • Vision

    by Nikitu | 26th of August, 2009

    Vision is what makes each photographer different from the others and in fact, each human being different from the others. Vision is our own unique way to interpret the outside world. It is also "the thing" that makes our images. The way in which we look at the objects... More
  • Do you feel rejected and don't know what to do?

    by Nikitu | 24th of August, 2009

    Stock phototographer's biggest issue with the agencies where he submits to is rejections, after which comes revenue and other factors. So, I am going to talk a bit about this otherwise forbidden subject and I hope that when I finish this those of you who read it will... More
  • Panoramic images

    by Sebcz | 20th of August, 2009

    Shooting panoramic images is not as difficult as you might think while admiring brilliant effects. One of our users, Imagestalk, recently posted a short blog article with just a few examples taken from his portfolio. The response was - great images! And they are! Although... More
  • Object Photography Basics

    by Sangiorzboy | 31st of July, 2009

    This brief guide focuses on pointing out some tips for the photo enthusiasts out there who want to get profficient in object photography. The key feature of this topic is Lighting. There are two main object photography scenarios: isolated objects and objects in... More
  • Connect your Dreamstime and Facebook accounts!

    by Achilles | 20th of July, 2009

    For the busy social person in you, we've designed a new application allowing you to connect Dreamstime with Facebook account and update your wall based on your latest Dreamstime activity (your most recent uploads or newest blog articles). It's not the... More
  • Pause, it's time for a bit of Illustrator

    by Andreeadobrescu | 6th of July, 2009

    Raster images are made up tiny solid color areas called pixels. Every pixel contains information about color and placement.The number of pixels determines the resolution of the image. A bitmap image of 600 pixels enlarged by 500% will have the same number of pixels but each... More
  • To cook and to photograph food in a very simple way

    by Catarii | 1st of July, 2009

    A plate should contain colored vegetables and/or meat, deliciously arranged and dressed in sauce. A plate should open your appetite as much as it will cover your gastronomic senses. I am not a very traditional cook. I search for interesting recipes in certain books,... More
  • Join Dreamstime on Facebook and Twitter

    by Achilles | 1st of June, 2009

    Dreamstime goes active and interactive! If you have a Facebook and/or Twitter account, you can now keep updated with our most recent news, posts, and activity in general each time you access your account on these two social networking sites . Add Dreamstime as your friend... More
  • Ethereal

    by Nikitu | 29th of May, 2009

    Even if not the stockest (if I may express this way) of images I like dreamy, misty, ethereal shots a lot. I like to get into the atmosphere in make it happen. And I take inspiration from paintings, movies and other photographs when I take shots like that. For those of you... More

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