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  • Model isolated on white

    by Igordabari | 11th of July, 2012

    Recently I have started to shoot models (surely, all of them are isolated against white background :-) ). The first session has been just accepted by DT. And here are some of these images: More
  • New equipment

    by Williamardrey | 10th of July, 2012

    I have finally decided to invest in better equipment, and today I went out to Best Buy and bought the Nikon D7000 SLR camera that seems to produce better quality images than my Olympus E-510 does. I have been playing with it and the controls don't seem that difficult. The... More
  • Advertise your images with Hootsuite.

    by Gheburaseye | 8th of July, 2012

    Sponsor the web their images is essential to allow the world to know and to increase, consequently, sales. There are several ways to sponsor our images, but the quickest is to sponsor them through social networks. However it stands, an organizational problem, in sponsorship... More
  • BIG in microSTOCK tips and tutorials

    by Kikkerdirk | 2nd of July, 2012

    Hello All I'm very proud to announce the launch of my brand new website. It is still in development but already contains quite some interesting articles. Topics go from basic over advanced microstock to photography and a whole lot more. Learn how to sell successfully images... More
  • New images, cracks and eggs!

    by Gbfoto | 15th of June, 2012

    I have had some time on my hands the last days as I managed to crack my toe (ouch) and was instructed not to walk unless necessary. I think I had too much spare time and cracks and stuff on the brain :O) I found the time to do some long overdue photoshop compositing with... More
  • Updates to Pinterest Terms

    by Peanutroaster | 7th of June, 2012

    Pinterest is a new and quickly evolving entity. Basically an infant social networking site trying to find its place in the world. One of its biggest challenges is dealing with copyright issues and finding a way to make money. Currently it is making money via affiliate... More
  • A Few D700 Images

    by Fultonsphoto | 5th of June, 2012

    As recently mentioned in one of my blogs, I was intending taking photography more seriously and taking more images with my new D700 camera (which I bought for a pro course I intended doing) Well that said, I have still not taken these steps as I am not sure whether photography... More
  • Daydreaming about hot air balloons

    by Peanutroaster | 4th of June, 2012

    It's been down pouring for the last three days here in New England but I'm looking ahead to one of my favorite local events, the Quechee Hot Air Balloon and Craft Festival held each year in nearby Quechee Vermont near Woodstock at the end of June. (Please weather gods...... More
  • SpiderPic - Another case for being exclusive

    by Peanutroaster | 3rd of June, 2012

    I recently sold this crazy photo of myself (I was dressed up for a charity event with a disco theme) and I was really curious to see where it might show up. A Google images search took me to this site called SpiderPic.com and there it was - with a watermark -among hundreds... More
  • 'The First Sale' collection: need you to contribute

    by Igordabari | 1st of June, 2012

    My collection 'The First Sale on DT' have been existing for 15 months. At the moment there are about 180 images collected but it grows very slowly. So, I shall ask all of you once again - share your first sale to community. I will be grateful to everybody for contribution.... More
  • What are your plans when you receive the first payment

    by Vtr | 1st of June, 2012

    This is in continuation to my earlier Blog Entry Monetizing a hobby is the sweetest thing and for some whom this is a fulltime profession the need of the hour. I know that there are lot of photographers here who would have already crossed the 100$ mark and have got their... More
  • My hundredth image has been sold!

    by Baldas1950 | 24th of May, 2012

    Today I reached my goal of 100 images sold, and I am very happy for this! This my hundredth image has been sold with 11 credits. I noticed that sales have resumed in May, perhaps with a lower rate than in the past, but the average selling price has increased at a level... More
  • Social Media: Are we on the Edge of a New Market for Images?

    by Afagundes | 23rd of May, 2012

    All this debate about Pinterest made me wonder about what this new social networks mean to our image marketing. Meanwhile we are terrified with the escalation of piracy and finding tons of cooyrights inflingements around the web, we wonder if this industry has a future or... More
  • Pinterest's Evolving Attribution Data - FlickR

    by Peanutroaster | 21st of May, 2012

    From Pinterest's blog: "You can now find a Pinterest button in the Flickr share menu to easily pin everything that you can share via Flickr, including photo pages, favorites, and groups. If you pin frequently, the Pin It button will show as one of the two shortcuts directly... More
  • Pinterest - The Cross Agency Lightbox?

    by Peanutroaster | 18th of May, 2012

    There's been a lot of discussion about Pinterest lately here on the DT blogs and forums. Some feel its a great social networking promotion tool while others think its the spawn of the devil and yet another example of rampant copyright infringement on the Internet. Others... More
  • The key word for keywords is: Simplicity

    by Mark6138 | 3rd of May, 2012

    Wherever I have information available about the terms used by buyers to select an image they have invariably used one of the simplest terms in my keywords list. Recent sales for me that highlight this include the terms 'gravel path' and 'headphones' as well as 'inhaler'... More
  • My picture just used as the background on Al Jazeera!!!

    by Calyx22 | 3rd of May, 2012

    Oh my goodness, I'm so excited I'm just about to drop! I was just watching Al Jazeera International and my image was used in a background! Oh wow, I'm so excited I think I might BUST!!! Thank you, Dreamstime, thank you, thank you!!!! See Article
  • How mature is this mature market?

    by Peanutroaster | 2nd of May, 2012

    They say the micro stock world is a maturing market. But how mature can a market be when new players seem to jump in everyday? It is a mature market in many ways but in a lot of ways the players still act very immature. I think the most recent debate about rate changes... More
  • I found my images on internet.

    by TMarchev | 30th of April, 2012

    http://www.ihavesynth.com/video/roland-mc-4/axel-roland-mc-909-4 http://www.launchx.com/features.html http://www.realizingyou.org/philosophy.html http://www.payingattention.net/marketing/web-design-develop/shopping-cart.html... More
  • Modern architecture concept in blue...

    by Igordabari | 26th of April, 2012

    Two weeks ago I enjoyed shooting skyscrapers in the Eastern part of Moscow. Majority of images have been just accepted by DT. They represent the concept of modern architecture and they are colored in light blue. Here they are: ==========================================... More

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