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  • 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
  • My collection of fashion...

    by FabioConcetta | 2nd of December, 2010

    Hello, what do you think of my images of fashion and accessories just made? You can maybe give me some tips to improve? A hug to all my friends! More
  • Free images for promotion

    by Alexhor | 29th of November, 2010

    As you all know I am miles away from some real success. But on a way I learn things, so I am glad to share my thoughts with you. You can click here to see all other blogs that responds to the term free images. I read them all, so I decided to add my few cents to this matter.... More
  • Vectors: Additional format too big?

    by Artaniss8 | 29th of November, 2010

    Sometimes when I illustrate, my EPS file gets too big (around 50MB or more) and that's one thing you can avoid happening. For better compatibility I save my vector files as EPS 8, so after the original AI file is finished try to shrink the size of the file this way:... More
  • Traveling and photography !

    by Subhra2jyoti | 28th of November, 2010

    Dear fellow photographers, What do u have to say on this ?? "Real Photographers are Passionate Travelers " Personally speaking, I love traveling and have visited all most all the popular spots, including a few lesser known ones also, in South India, because... More
  • Acceptance ratio

    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 I would like to share with you. As usual... More
  • The Process of Creating a Stock Image on the Fly

    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 for special techniques or effects.... More
  • Pillars of microstock success

    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 people here that have less then 94 images... More

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