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  • Microstock Photography – The Winning Strategies, part I

    by Robinstockphotos | 28th of June, 2015

    Above is a catchy title that most stock photography veterans would raise an eyebrow at. Is there really a winning strategy? Not really. Or maybe there is. It depends largely on your expectations and definition of “winning”. This article has been compiled keeping the new... More
  • Imagining Business as a Newbie

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 27th of June, 2015

    I often see newbies asking questions on the message boards about what types of images are needed in this highly competitive business. To understand what end users are looking for, I recommend looking at the way dreamstime classifies images into categories and sub-categories.... More
  • Morning walk in Stockholm

    by Philipmorch | 25th of June, 2015

    On a recent business trip to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, I had brought my camera in the hope that there would be an opportunity for some sightseeing. I was only in Stockholm for three days but the weather was excellent during my stay with temperatures of approx. 18... More
  • Kemer and its surroundings - Turkey

    by Stroblr | 25th of June, 2015

    I was thinking for a long time, when I decided which part of Turkey to visit. I finally decided to visit Kemer and I don't regret it. I explored its surroundings and I have to say there is a lot to discover. I'll start with the Kemer, there are some interesting places... More
  • Capturing the Concept of Technology

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 25th of June, 2015

    Looking for inspiration for your next stock image? Look no further than the devices that surround you. We’re a wired world. It is hard to imagine getting through a day without using technology in some form or another. For a stock photographer, that’s a gold mine... More
  • 100 celebration!

    by And19sv | 24th of June, 2015

    Dear dreamstimers, I did it! Woke up in the morning and the smile on my face was huge when I saw that I had my no. 100 sale! And it was a 12 credit sale. Good way to celebrate. Started uploading on Dreamstime one year ago and it's been a great story until now. Had a... More
  • Very grateful!!!

    by Gewwer | 23rd of June, 2015

    Very grateful !!! Reinhard Bonnke used my photo. I found my picture on his page. And an image is a photo I shot myself.       Click link to look my photo on Reinhard Bonnke page God bless.. More
  • Give Your Creativity a Push: The Importance of Starting

    by Gracelife | 22nd of June, 2015

      Sometimes in photography, we find that we've slowed down for some reason. These slow periods can be a natural part of our creative work. Sometimes we feel inspired, energized, in love with life and photography! Other times, we feel lukewarm about it all. Exploring the... More
  • Nepal - My photos became a history

    by Stroblr | 21st of June, 2015

    April 2015 was the earthquake in Nepal. When I heard about it, I was very sad. The year before, I had an opportunity to visit Nepal. I saw his culture, mountains and people. When I saw the shots from Nepal on the TV news, I realized that I photographed something that does... More
  • Bangkok, Thailand : Victory monument

    by Gewwer | 21st of June, 2015

    Victory monument is a monument in Bangkok Around a roundabout halfway between Highway 1 and Rajvithi Road, Phayathai Road.     Victory Monument Built to honor the bravery of the soldiers. Police and civilians were killed in a dispute between Thailand and France. About... More
  • Finally in my portfolio 400 backgrounds and illustrations

    by Whitetqueen | 20th of June, 2015

    I am happy in my portfolio managed to cross the 400 approved illustration. Most of my ideas are the background for the sites, and more recently a number of papers appearing in the portfolio are made vektorki logo or vectors of plants. I am very happy, because the patient... More
  • Delma Park i Abu Dhabi

    by Ninoak | 19th of June, 2015

     When I moved from Dubai in Nahyan Camp quarter of Abu Dhabi I was happy not to drive to the office 2 hour daily - 1 in each direction, and I was lucky because I was living in Marina Dubai (at exit of the city) and working in Tourist club area Abu Dhabi (also terminal part... More
  • No photo

    by Afrumgartz | 17th of June, 2015

      "No photo! I'm playing!" Sometimes a picture taken on a walk can become stock-photo See Article
  • A magical day in Beijing

    by Xy52nemo | 16th of June, 2015

    Not very offen having such a beautiful day in Beijing, photograghers love it. Look at the dramatic sunset and light.           See Article
  • Some tips for photographing children

    by Guernica | 16th of June, 2015

    Some things I know so far for photographing children and I thought to share since editorial children photos became somewhat popular in my portfolio Of course after taking the permission of their parents however most photos I took were at charity events so their parents... More
  • NICE AND UNEXPECTED BONUS!

    by Cathconvey | 15th of June, 2015

    Recently I knew that several photos of mine have been purchased through photobanks and published in books. That’s a great pleasure to know! I found those books at a bookstore – they’re very nice and I decided that I want to have them in my family library. Also I decided... More
  • First photo uploaded successfully

    by Sumitahldr80 | 13th of June, 2015

    Hi, I am newbie to this site. Not a photographer but definitely want to learn the craft. I created my login sometime back but looking at the jaw dropping pictures here was quite reluctant to add my pic.. so after lots of wait added one picture and voila the picture got... More
  • Over 2,000 images on Dreamstime! Amazing!

    by Bratty1206 | 12th of June, 2015

    A few years ago, I had no idea what stock photography even was. I remember the feeling, when the first ones were uploaded and accepted. I remember when they were rejected as well. I love the fact that there is always a reason for that 'little pink slip' and I make it... More
  • Monkeys in the Sea

    by Avenikolas | 12th of June, 2015

    One day, I was traveling around Java and I was hitch-hiking for 10 days. I felt really tired in that time and I stopped in some small National Park in the East Java. I sat on the beach and wanted to take a rest after long trip. Then I saw these monkeys in the sea. It was... More
  • Backgrounds for Nature Photography

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of June, 2015

    We have all had the experience of taking the family to a commercial portrait studio to have some family photos made. We all get dressed up in our Sunday best, comb our hair and probably look and act as if we are going to a funeral rather than a festive photography adventure.... More

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