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  • Patience is Key When Marketing Stock Imagery

    by Wysiwygfoto | 22nd of May, 2011

    Having been away from the business for three years and coming back has been an eye opening experience. I’m seeing a few changes, and a lot of the same questions and issues coming from contributors. Unfortunately, I see there are a few folks I used to enjoy collaborating... More
  • Travel Photography - Some Tips

    by Shopartgallerycom | 14th of May, 2011

    This is the first article I published in Shopartgallery's Page On Facebook and is dedicated to Travel Photography, a fascinating world in which once you've entered, is very difficult to leave. It becomes a burning passion that makes you long for the next opportunity... More
  • it's time for the road!

    by Viktor50 | 1st of May, 2011

    Summer is coming, it's time for the road! But no need to rush See Article
  • 5Ps of Microstock

    by Haslinda | 20th of April, 2011

    When I was studying Marketing in school, the 4Ps were drilled into our brains. Let's go into the world of microstock and apply this. Product - Photography/Illustration As contributors, we are the suppliers. So make the product unique and of good quality and buyers will... More
  • An LCD monitor for photo processing

    by Faizanfaiz | 14th of April, 2011

    An LCD monitor for photo processing I have always been a die hard fan of CRT monitors from the very beginning when it comes to Graphic Designing, Video Editing and Photo post processing. In last 7-8 years I compared and tested color accuracy of CRTs and LCDs and every... More
  • What I Learnt Today

    by Spectrumstudios | 9th of April, 2011

    I am still a learning photographer (I'm 14) and every time I take images, I learn something new. For a long time now, I have been focusing on getting my images exactly technically correct. What I have just realized is that I was missing out on great images, that look good... More
  • Shooting animals

    by Tamarabauer | 4th of April, 2011

    And by shooting, of course I mean, photographing :) Animals have been a passion of mine ever since I can remember...I grew up with all manner of pets, including cats, dogs, rabbits, mice, frogs, fish, horses, lizards, pigeons, budgies...we even had pet eels and as a child... More
  • In the Midst of Rejection How to Find Meaning

    by Joyb0218 | 2nd of April, 2011

    Well guys, I started out with the desire to do only Christian stock but after several rejections, I found that I needed to take a step back and re-group. This is not to say that I won't pursue Christian stock anymore, not at all. I will and I am. But for now, I want to share... More
  • Macro Stabilization Tips

    by Crookid | 1st of April, 2011

    The American Toad - Bufo americanus is a quite common species in the Midwest. This charming looking fellow happened to be the cream of the crop, magnificent eyes and very willing to work with me. On this particular day, when this photo was taken, I came upon something I... More
  • Avoid useless rejections for the assignment

    by Fra73 | 28th of March, 2011

    A few tips if this is the first time you participate to the assignment. If you picture is refused for the assignment it doesn't mean that the picture can't be accepted as a normal RF image. If your picture doesn't have technical problems, but it is refused because they... More
  • Top 10 Composition Tips

    by Egomezta | 24th of March, 2011

    I'm sharing some composition tips to get better images, although I know most of the time you can't apply these tips for microstock photography, but they should help you to get better images. 1.- Rule of the Thirds: Some say it is the most important rule of composition,... More
  • My first collection

    by Dianabahrin | 18th of March, 2011

    Hello! :) I just wanted to let you know that I have created my first collection - Snowdrops If you want to join just let me know:) See Article
  • Banknotes

    by Cristalloid | 14th of March, 2011

    Hello everyone! Yesterday I found out, that PS prevents editing of images that contain banknotes (or parts of them). Is there anyone who knows how I can use PS on such images? Or is there another way for processing images of banknotes (other than GIMP and PS)?... More
  • Organic Vegetable Chips

    by Cbomers | 8th of March, 2011

    Most of my portfolio includes images related to architecture and travel. However lately I have tried to include other themes, and have been experimenting at home with still life photography. This image on organic vegetable chips made out of carrots and other vegetables... More
  • One Year on Dreamstime

    by Wildkatphoto | 24th of February, 2011

    Tomorrow will be my one year anniversary on Dreamstime so I decided my first blog would be a review of the last year along with some of my lessons learned and observations. First off the Numbers: 342 images online 126 images sold 59% AR I certainly wanted to have... More
  • Blue Lake in Aosta-Valley

    by Buffy1982 | 24th of February, 2011

    A beautiful view of the Blue Lake in Aosta-Valley in the italian alps. Lake Bleu or Lake Blue as it is called is a mile up the road prior to Breuil-Cervinia. This lake has 1918 meter of altitude, having alpine vegetation colored in autumn foliage. The underwater algae... More
  • Few tips for a cold weather photography

    by Risto40 | 20th of February, 2011

    Here in Estonia, the hard winter usually arrives in February and may last a month or even longer. So is this year. Near the sea, the temperature is usually -25 to -30C at nights and -10 to -20C during daytime. On the other side of the country, away from the sea, temperatures... More
  • Fantasy Dreams

    by Alvaroennes | 29th of January, 2011

    Dreamstime is a very good place to find wonderful backgrounds to increase your photos. Here you can see some of mine and some beautiful from others too. Hope you can like them. More to come soon! :) Best wishes Alvaro Ennes More
  • Finding your Niche

    by Photojay | 5th of January, 2011

    Since I started contributing to Dreamstime almost five years ago, I have learned a few things about RF Stock. 1. The internet has made it more convenient for buyers to connect with photographers, but it has also made RF stock more competitive. 2. Shooting for stock is... More
  • Milestones in action

    by Alexhor | 7th of December, 2010

    Do you consider your personal Dreamstime milestones only as a neat statistics? I will let you answer this by yourself. Let me try to direct your mind flow before you answer that. Few months ago I reached a small milestone of first $100 in sales, recently I reached 100... More

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