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Acceptance ratio
posted by alexhor - 24th of november, 2010
Hi, fellow contributors! This will be another long reading. So if you are waiting for your uploaded files become unfinished files you may want to spend some time here. Once again, here are some of my thoughts and notes which... More...
The Process of Creating a Stock Image on the Fly
posted by wisconsinart - 19th of november, 2010
A professional photographer, when doing commercial photography, will know in advance what the shot will be. He plans the shot either in his mind or with paper and pencil, figuring out the composition and lighting, along with any consideration... More...
Pillars of microstock success
posted by alexhor - 17th of november, 2010
I am not the most successful contributor here on DT. My "excuse" is lack of time. And it is not first time that I pretend to write smart tutorials. I believe that Yuri Arcurs wouldn't learn anything from me. But there are plenty of... More...
Joe's blog on mistakes
posted by bradcalkins - 5th of november, 2010
If you are a beginner or just looking for a reminder of the basics, yesterday's post on Joe McNally's blog is a great look at some common mistakes: Joe McNally blog Joe's blog and books are full of interesting anecdotes about... More...
Discovering the world of stock illustration
posted by alexhor - 5th of november, 2010
Well, even I started here as a photographer, illustrations are my very new interest. I was a bit surprised by myself since I work for years in graphic design. How did I never thought of making illustrations for sale? Maybe because... More...
Sharing...
posted by cristalloid - 5th of november, 2010
I would like to share a website I just have found: Video School On this website one can find videos of photographers who share their ways doing their job... some I find interesting and well worth looking. Have a good time!... More...
Flash illustrations
posted by alexhor - 2nd of november, 2010
Although there are many tools for expressing creativity through illustration, I noticed that some people are most comfortable using Flash from Adobe Creative Suite collection. It is true that once you get used to Flash drawing tools... More...
Microstock adulthood.
posted by petarneychev - 23rd of october, 2010
Two (of mine) articles back I wrote about the importance of being unique. Lately I've been realizing that I missed one very crucial point, which (imho) is much of the answer to the question why some will make it and some won't (in microstock,... More...
Life in a Bus Ride
posted by thefinalmiracle - 19th of october, 2010
Time and again bollywood reminds of a dialogue that people keep repeating to each other “Ladkiyan buses jaisi hoti hai... ek jaati hai to doosri chali aati hai” (Girls are like buses, if you miss one bus you can always catch the... More...
How to do Macro Photography
posted by arturm - 18th of october, 2010
When we take macro photography pictures, we have three choices of optical solution: special macro lenses, intermediate rings (extension tubes) or bellows, and macro filters, which are screwed to the lens, just like a typical photographic... More...
Regarding A Green Blog
posted by hambone614 - 11th of october, 2010
Greenmi.net offers high value green reports and info in a no jabber set up. In addition to reports, Greenmi.net gives tutorials and hints on how you might lead a more sustainable lifestyles. Topics covered incorporate composting,... More...
Shades of Fall
posted by alaskaparks - 4th of october, 2010
Hello my fellow photographers! I am so excited that fall colors are here on the West Coast of the United States. I wait all year for them. This year I have started a group on Facebook called Shades of Fall Please join us and share... More...
Wow - my first two assignment files
posted by jdanne - 29th of september, 2010
For the "Hidden local treasures" I uploaded three photos, and two were accepted!!! This first local treasure is hidden under the earth, built by the Romans, forgotten for centuries and now one of the major tourist attractions... More...
Use your GPS to tell your photo where it is and more ... (free tools)
posted by bevanward - 1st of september, 2010
If you have a GPS why not log your location in a track file. Then when you get back to your computer, you can pull the coordinate into your image from your track and the location description (metadata) from those coordinates. Once you... More...
Keywording - becoming a buyer
posted by nectar3d - 23rd of august, 2010
Despite knowing there are plenty of articles already published on this topic, in DT, I just couldn't stop myself from sharing a few points. In my last blog article I wrote this: "If your keywords are not relevant enough your wonderful... More...
New illustrations
posted by robertosch - 13th of august, 2010
Here are my newest uploads, I hope you'll like them: For more, please visit this link More...
Get some Props and have at it!
posted by morphers82 - 12th of august, 2010
I recently purchased a bunch of medical laboratory props and have shot some pictures for my stock portfolio here on dreamstime. So without further ado here they are. For these I added some fake blood... More...
Journey to my first 100th sale
posted by nectar3d - 28th of july, 2010
WOW! I have reached my first 100th sale! I am so happy! Thanks again to DT and other members! And today I would like to share some of my precious experience throughout this entire journey with others, specially those who just started... More...
free section
posted by renamed - 10th of july, 2010
I'm wondering - why has some of the images ended up in the free section - i've seen alot of very nice strawberry pictures that has been downloaded quite alot - Dreamstimes loses money per free download - but do they gain interest instead,... More...
My additional format
posted by gheburaseye - 16th of june, 2010
I'd like to be in autumn or winter to taste the cold of those seasons! Summer it's too hot for sleeping good and, with few hours slept every night, also my will to create is smaller (not everyday, fortunately). I started to uploads... More...
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