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  • My very first sale!

    by Alexberezhniy | 25th of November, 2015

    Recently I got my very first sale on Dreamstime! A vector illustration.       And though it was a 0.35 sub sale, it still made my day. I got the inspiration to draw more art, which in itself is a great reward. The image I drew was just approved:      ... More
  • Feeting fish’es?

    by Wortam | 24th of November, 2015

      I can recommend Alesund aquarium - one of the largest saltwater-aquariums in northern Europe. I was impressed by the diving show, but to dive with … :) See Article
  • EXPO 2015 at Milan

    by Ninoak | 24th of November, 2015

        Immediately after entering EXPO space the Gigant figures made of food are waiting for visitors to be seen.  and Urugvay.   Chinese had very interesting snake like skin in red color,   while Italian was in pure white with interesting cuttings.     It was... More
  • My Christmas Bestseller

    by Veronikaouskova | 24th of November, 2015

    Since I am quite new in the stock photo business, I am still searching for my ways how to produce commercially desired pictures. The picture I am presenting in this blog is so far my bestseller. It is a collage of simple christmas decorations pictures. Maybe it could serve... More
  • 101 uploads and 1st sale!

    by Fatema7864 | 24th of November, 2015

    Yippee!!! This has been a great month. Crossed 100 uploads and bagged my 1st sale. I am really thankful to Dreamstime for giving me this platform and also to the buyer of my pic. My first sale has given me a new boost and motivated me to hone my skills further. Hoping... More
  • 150 approved images

    by Bmcleod19 | 23rd of November, 2015

    I just had my 150th image approved after being on here about 2 weeks now. I haven't had any sales yet, but hopefully that will happen soon. Right now, I have an approval ratio of about 28%, which has increased for 21% when I first started uploading. The first day or two that... More
  • Mysterious Huya Grand Canyon waterfall.

    by 11483899 | 23rd of November, 2015

    >Pingwu County in Sichuan Crystal Township, a world-famous Jiuzhaigou and across the mountain areas.We found a very nice Huya Grand Canyon. Tall canyon like a knife stabbing the sky from the ground, like a peak. It is clear that such a small indistinct.   Here, the best... More
  • Birds of prey

    by Helgidinson | 22nd of November, 2015

    I got an opportunity to join a BIF (birds if flight)photo shoot a week ago. These creatures are amazing, and it mesmerized me that sometimes i forgot to press the shutter when they glide smoothly.   Sure you don't want to be in the receiving end of it's claws,   Cutie... More
  • Travel Photography for Writers: 10 Tips for Getting Started

    by Pedrovenancio72 | 22nd of November, 2015

    Travel photography Before the trip 1. Decide a camera strategy that suits you Determine whether you want to carry one (high end) camera kit, or do you have two or three cameras (good camera phones will do as well) at hand that you use in different situations. Both... More
  • Stepping Out Of My Comfort Zone

    by Valevvicki | 22nd of November, 2015

    Up until recently I had mainly taken photographs where I had most of the control over the elements - in that most of my subjects didn't move or there was one person or one animal and rarely a mix. I am currently completing a photography course and the topic choices for... More
  • The butterfly as symbol in art and culture

    by Yana28 | 22nd of November, 2015

         Butterflies remain prominent in fine art, advertising, fashion and jewelry. Butterflies constitute one of the major symbol in art with a significant number of major artists incorporating butterfly symbolism. Butterfly as a symbol can also represent transition,... More
  • My 230th image sale

    by Kanelo | 22nd of November, 2015

    Hello dreamstime community !!! I am very happy to share with you my 230th sale of image. This is insufficient but somewhat satisfactory. I wish sincerely to many sales you phototographe my friends, graphic designer, designer and we could find ourselves with time to share... More
  • Yellow Mountain - Huangshan

    by Apers | 21st of November, 2015

    As CS professor at a Dutch university I travel every now and then to China. Besides visiting universities I like to go to special places to take pictures. Last year I went to Yellow Mountain (Huangshan). With the fog between the pointed mountains it looks like a fairy... More
  • My Drawings / Illustrations on Dreamstime

    by Earlydawnphotography | 20th of November, 2015

    I have always enjoyed drawing and painting as a hobby. Now I have decided to upload much of my artwork as illustrations here on Dreamstime.          I was pleasantly surprised to find that two of my drawings became my first images to achieve level two status:... More
  • My first 'True' Level 5 image!

    by Prsntg | 20th of November, 2015

    With a 42c sub sale today, this one has jumped up the ladder to become the first Level 5 image in my port (Ignoring the assignment files). A Feel-Good moment!   Never thought this will be the 'Top-Seller' in my port. In fact this is the only one that I can call a... More
  • Finding inspiration

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 20th of November, 2015

    I don't know if it's just me , but I find that finding inspiration to develop new concepts for photographing is sometimes an uneasy task. For me it's mainly because I worry about making a fool of myself by developing new concepts, or disappointing those who approve of my... More
  • What I love about photography

    by Tinald2012 | 20th of November, 2015

    When I go out to take shots of nature, I try to look for the unusual, strange patterns in dirt or sand, the roughness and patterning of bark that has peeled away or wood that has been marked by water or weather and strange bugs. I also look for unusual markings that cause... More
  • Improve Your Skills with a Photo-A-Day Project

    by Gracelife | 19th of November, 2015

      The common advice for new and aspiring photographers is to take as many photographs as you possibly can – every day of the week if possible. For many, that means starting on a photo-a-day or 365 project. This is wonderful advice, but I don't necessarily believe that... More
  • First sale celebration

    by Podichi | 19th of November, 2015

    I sold this   See Article
  • Past few years on Dreamstime

    by Gofer | 19th of November, 2015

    The last few years on Dreamstime have been great and sales have been good too, especially since the royal wedding of Kate and William which really motivated me to take more editorial photos. I can remember just having the shear luck of the couple waving in my direction while... More

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