Stock Photography Articles about 5ps & Community Forum

  • I have 21 images online - Why ain't I a millionaire?

    by Peanutroaster | 18th of December, 2012

    As a contributor who has put a lot of effort into learning about stock photography, studying my craft, investing in equipment and building my portfolio over the past two years, I think there is nothing that gets under my skin more then a slacker, whiner complaining about... More

    by Robinstockphotos | 18th of December, 2012

    Is it really that bad, this apocalypse theory? It did give me a little sale on the photo anyway. ;) The Mayans believed the world might end this way : But would it? Would we be THAT fortunate? I doubt it. Because the world would probably end this way--------------... More
  • Tips for safer photography sessions

    by Enigmacypher | 13th of December, 2012

    I just read a recent article about a woman who was killed by a train while photographing another train coming from the opposite direction. It is a tragic situation that could have been avoided, but this woman is certainly not the first photographer to put herself into a... More
  • Workflow for your compact camera photos

    by Robinstockphotos | 10th of December, 2012

    Don't have a DSLR that produces very high quality images? Read on! Modern DSLR cameras are highly flexible, fast and produce RAW format images which contain all the data produced by the image sensor. That means none of your data is lost and most of the adjustments... More
  • HDR Photography - Tips

    by Robinstockphotos | 7th of December, 2012

    Love HDR photography? I agree it is interesting. But are you doing it the "professional" way? It is not always easy to get HDR photos perfect because of little things we often ignore. Here is the quick list you must scan through mentally every time you're out for that perfect... More
  • My first collection

    by Perstock | 6th of December, 2012

    Thank you folks! After some good advice i finally could launch my first collection: There´s a lot of nice pics on the subject. So far i have added some 25 contributors. So, let´s hope... More
  • collection of trekking pictures in Gran Paradiso National Park Italy

    by Andmorg | 28th of November, 2012

    Hi all! My new collection needs your input. Take a look and send your pics. collection of trekking pictures in the Alps Thanks to everybody! See Article
  • Italian's Mountain

    by Hotmax | 26th of November, 2012

    Another collection of the beautiful Italy. The Alps and Dolomites are really fantastic! Do you know? Click here for the entire collection More
  • Tips of the Trade

    by Afagundes | 24th of October, 2012

    Hi Folks, After all the response on my 10.000 sales blog, i decided to write down some tips of the trade, many things you already know, but its always good to emphasize, things I learned from my experience here, some you may know, but has long forgotten, some you may dont... More
  • Into the 300s

    by T4nkyong | 13th of October, 2012

    Its been 2 years since I joined Dreamstime, and after some struggle to get my photos approved, Ive finally reached my 300th photo online. Getting them up can be tough initially, but with perseverance, one can work their way up. What Ive learned is - look into... More
  • Scuba Diving In Verzasca RIver, Ticino, Switzerland

    by Akulamatiau | 20th of September, 2012

    Since reading an article in the internet about the clear water of Verzasca River in Ticino, Switzerland, I have wanted to go there to shoot some pictures. I live in Geneva so the trip took me about 5 hours to reach Lavertezzo, the place where they say the water is so clear... More
  • Dedicated Photographer

    by Remeife | 20th of September, 2012

    Im new on Dreamstime but have been into photography for more then 30 years and selling my services the last 5-10 years. I see myself as a creative working with photo, photo editing, creating time-laps movies and videos. You can see my work and follow me at twitter @remeife... More
  • Take aways from photography workshop

    by Chanevy | 15th of September, 2012

    From my own mistakes: make sure to pack your tripod and always double check your camera settings before a shoot. Grrrrrrr....nuff said. Class 1 Photographing Small Children. I am hoping this class will help me do justice to my grandchildren when I photograph them.... More
  • Tips for novice tripod users

    by Chanevy | 9th of September, 2012

    I never used a tripod until I started shooting stock. I made some silly mistakes when I started shooting with one, and some of the tips I have read for my photo class include silly things that I managed to get right. This is a compilation of tips for novice tripod users... More
  • Another adventure

    by Cristalloid | 24th of August, 2012

    Recently I made a hike through the high mountains of Valais near Zermatt, a small town in the Swiss Alps. It was breathtaking to watch all these 4000-meter-peaks with glittering glaciers and famous names, crossing the Gorner Glacier and ascending to the New Monte Rosa... More
  • (A Little) Advice For Microstock Newbies

    by Angelaostafichuk | 19th of August, 2012

    After reading over the message boards I realized there is a lot of frustration coming from new photographers who are dipping their toes into the stock pond. Take heart and make note, we all (or most of us) have been there before. Here are a few tips to make life easier.... More
  • New Images

    by Cristalloid | 15th of August, 2012

    I just put some new images to my Mountaineering Collection. Have fun with them! More
  • Chance to win a new Nikon D3200

    by Chanevy | 29th of July, 2012

    I was looking for cool stuff to share on my Fun Photography Facebook page and came across a sweepstakes offer from Amazon. They are promoting two FB pages. You can like each page, leave your info and sign up to win a D3200, lens, tripod and more. If you win and the kit... More
  • A simple trick for Hummingbird Photography

    by Physi28 | 26th of July, 2012

    Those among us who have been trying to get decent pictures of Hummingbirds in flight, know about the difficulties involved: some species exhibit a rather (relatively) slow flight between their stops in the air, allowing you to focus and shoot before they resume their move... More
  • Tips for shooting on windy days

    by Psmpics | 28th of June, 2012

    Taking photographs on blustery days presents a number of challenges, including: - Getting a sharp image - Getting a clean image - Protecting your gear - Protecting yourself Getting a sharp image Here are a few tips to reduce the effects of camera... More

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