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  • TWENTY THOUSAND SALES - My Story

    by Mrallen | 30th of March, 2015

    I've just passed another major milestone : Twenty Thousand Sales ! I've been a member since late August 2009, although up until the end of 2010 I had only uploaded a few images, just to see if Dreamstime membership was worthwhile. It was, so I then started... More
  • How to 'Sharpen' without increasing 'Noise'

    by Mrallen | 27th of March, 2015

    This is a tutorial on how to sharpen a slightly out-of-focus image WITHOUT increasing noise. If you have an image that's just slightly out-of-focus, and you try to sharpen it by just using the standard 'sharpen' filter in Photoshop, then the result is... More
  • 100th Sale

    by Rhbabiak13 | 5th of April, 2015

    I've been a part of this wonderful Dreamstime community since August 2014 and I just got my 100th sale on Easter day. As a stay at home mom of 10 children and 4 grandchildren, it is such a nice thing to be able to make some money without leaving my home. I feel so blessed.... More
  • My first sale!

    by Wittayapapa | 9th of April, 2015

    I join DT about 3 months ago. Now, I see the notification on my phone. It's very exciting.   See Article
  • Over 500 images online!

    by Dianabahrin | 14th of April, 2015

    I am very excited to share with you my joy of finally having over 500 images online. I remember that when I first started submitting on Dreamstime in 2010 I had a small Fuji S5700 (which meant very few approvals) and I did not know how to draw, therefore getting images online... More
  • My first 100 sales

    by Rosariomanzo | 27th of March, 2015

      It's a slow walk, but I finally reached this new milestone with the image above. I don't write much, but I do read most of the contributor's blogs, which are often full of great advice. Now, for the next milestone! See Article
  • Use social networks to increase the views/sales?

    by Angelaciudad | 8th of April, 2015

    I wanted to discover by myself if the use of social networks helps to increase the views of my photos and as a consequence, the possibility of more sells too. I used always facebook only for private proposals and I had not any twitter account, so I decided to create a new... More
  • A Great City - Vancouver BC

    by Jackbluee | 12th of April, 2015

    Vancouver may be not as famous as London, or Paris, or New York, yet it is a real great city. It has everything that a big city can offer, such as big museums, stylish architecture, marvelous city parks, etc. In fact, it is the nicest new city I've ever visited. What... More
  • Stage Performers - How do we do it - A laymans guide

    by Kabayanmark | 26th of March, 2015

    Being an outdoor person I have climbed mountains, crossed rivers and hung from trees to try to get the perfect angle on just about anything. More recently however I was invited to a series of indoor events as the pro on site. One of these stands out above the rest as... More
  • Incredible Badami, the land of Chalukyas

    by Mangalika | 10th of April, 2015

    We have been visiting many ancient places and ruins since couple of years, some were within India, some outside and some are well known as UNESCO world Heritage site. After my previous article on Hampi, this is the second blog on such a historic place. Badami was the regal... More
  • Milestone of $4.000,00

    by Maxsp | 16th of April, 2015

      Just reached the milestone of $4.000,00 Yuri, Challenge accepted! See Article
  • First 100$ milestone (and first blog post)!

    by Lilleskut | 29th of March, 2015

    Quite happy to have finally made it. I jumped over the 100$ threshold with a 9.90 $ sale of a very green image, which is by far the most I got for a single sale.  I started with dreamstime back in 2010 when I uploaded a couple of images out of curiosity to see whether... More
  • My First Submissions to Dreamstime

    by Yourlettertome | 3rd of April, 2015

    I think it was a web search that led me to Dreamstime originally, and that was when I first discovered this thing called microstock. I thought, OK, why not sort through all these photos that fill up my hard drive and see what I can add. At first that seemed like a simple... More
  • Gateway To Space

    by Hellen8 | 23rd of April, 2015

    Are you interested in the Universe ? Would you like to come aboard the space station or try to fly the space shuttle ? And what about touch the Moon ? If so, you can visit - GATEWAY TO SPACE. Unique WORLD EXHIBITION in Prague devoted to the history of aerospace and... More
  • Celebrating 2000 pictures online

    by Bennymarty | 30th of March, 2015

    Let me share with you my new milestone of over 2,000 photos online in 11 months of my membership to the community of DT. I am a contributor exclusive; therefore I have not brought my portfolio from another site but I made them one by one, each of the 2,000 pictures present... More
  • Catholic Easter

    by Allmyphoto | 4th of April, 2015

    I wish you a happy Easter with your family and the love ones and may the holy light of the resurrection of Jesus to enlighten souls with kindness, happiness and health.  See Article
  • How and why to manage a collection?

    by Tempestz | 17th of April, 2015

    As you will find on the dreamstime website, managed collections are groups of pictures with a similar theme. They can be something simple as Food or Editorials or Backgrounds, textures. Or can be very specific as Recognizable Landmarks. The choice of what to... More
  • The begining of the fortune

    by Digikhmer | 27th of March, 2015

    This week is a new start for my collaboration with Deamstime. After, almost 4 years as contributor, I decided to cash out my two years sales to upgrade my main gear for a Full Frame one as I mentioned in the previous post. It is really a great moment for several reasons... More
  • Obligatory "10th Sale" Post

    by Winnietam | 28th of March, 2015

          Excited to have my 10th sale, first as an exclusive photographer. I know it's still nothing to the more accomplished Dreamstimers but I'm working on it! What's extra nice was this was taken in my hometown of Vancouver, BC during a beautiful... More
  • Goals for 2015

    by Dahlskoge | 4th of April, 2015

    1. Have 1000 + images online 2. At least 70 sales 3. Take more portraits outside using existing light 4. Visit and take photos of new places, preferably abroad 5. Have more patience while either waiting or preparing for the perfect image 6. Master the basic skills in... More

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