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  • 3 Quick Tips to Market for More Downloads

    by Chanevy | 28th of May, 2012

    Just like some people think that anyone with a decent camera can point, shoot, and create a great image, some photographers seem to think that great images should somehow sell themselves. It's true that sites like DT take a lot of the burden of marketing off our shoulders,... More
  • Pinterest - How to promote your portfolio

    by Celiaak | 17th of May, 2012

    Pinterest, not being new, is generating tons and tons of visits to other websites. It is a social network very well oriented to image impact. You can find a very useful blog post by Enigmacypher here. Once you create your boards on Pinterest and share your images,... More
  • 10 Tips for Beginners (Like Me)

    by Asakalaskas | 16th of May, 2012

    These are just a few tips I've found have been very helpful for me over the last year as I learned and continue to learn, what drastically helps me get the end result I want. 1. Don't go crazy buying the most expensive equipment right away. I used a mediocre DSLR... More
  • Two Stock Tricks That Utilize Larger Megapixel Cameras

    by Wisconsinart | 6th of May, 2012

    We amateurs struggle to find time to work on stock, especially when you can upload only a small number of images every month. Every rejection hurts. Trying to grow the portfolio a handful of images at a time is a daunting task for making any real progress. I am the proud... More
  • Pinterest and Stock Photography

    by Enigmacypher | 26th of April, 2012

    Pinterest is a social networking site that has been gaining a lot of following in recent months. For those of you not familiar with the site, it is basically a place where people share things they have found online with others. It's kind of like bookmarking a page... More
  • Creating the IR colour effect using photoshop

    by Bitesize | 6th of April, 2012

    I recently posted about IR photography. After some searching on the net I found a tutorial that can create the Infrared colour photo effect using Photoshop. But it uses Channel Mixer, which Photoshop Elements 9 does not have. This technique doesn't produce the same effect... More
  • My first focus stacked image

    by Risto40 | 6th of March, 2012

    Sometimes, especially in macro world, we want to take a picture of something so that the background is soft or blurry but the main subject is completely in focus. Then we use wide apertures to get that effect. But with wide aperture, the depth of field becomes very shallow... More
  • New Collection - Northern Italy

    by Laroach | 20th of February, 2012

    Just created the collection "Northern Italy" based on images from the Trentino - Alto Adige region of Italy. I visited this beautiful area of the Italian Alps in Oct. and loved it! Do you have any images from this region? Let me know and I will consider adding them to my... More
  • Shooting tethered

    by Dark3y3s | 16th of February, 2012

    Hello guys! Have you ever thought your camera's tiny screen was not enough to preview your images? Or felt a bit disappointed after seeing the pictures on your computer? Well, I certainly did. And I recently found out there's a solution to this and it's quite a popular... More
  • Sticks Night Shoot

    by Junpinzon | 2nd of February, 2012

    I've said it quite a lot in the past that I am thankful to be blessed with a job that has literally taken me to a lot of places, and has given me unique opportunities to meet very interesting people....I still am thankful and will continue to be. One such magazine assignment... More
  • Increasing Acceptance Level

    by Peanutroaster | 30th of January, 2012

    I started with Dreamstime in July 2011. After years of putting serious photography on the back burner as we raised our son, the purchase of my first serious digital camera lead me to micro-stock and the possibilities of turning a passion into income. At first my acceptance... More
  • New Uploads Newbie

    by Artalis | 23rd of January, 2012

    This is about six weeks into starting with Dreamstime as an artist/illustrator/photographer. I am so pleased and excited that all of the submitted artistic images have been received as uploads this month-5 in total so far. Thanks Dreamstime.Now I just need to sell them If... More
  • Tip - One Key to Success is Diversification

    by Peanutroaster | 19th of December, 2011

    "Don't put all of your eggs in one basket" is an old saying that rings true with micro stock photography. At least in my limited experience. Basically there are two schools of thought when it comes to your portfolio: One is that you should concentrate on what you like... More
  • Bird Photography: Framing

    by Silasfirth | 15th of December, 2011

    So you’re all set up to go take photographs, you have your expensive lenses and a camera body; you’re hauling around a heavy tripod so that your images are blur-free. And yet, when you go home and look at your photos on the computer, they still aren’t very pleasing... More
  • What Sells: A look at my best and worst selling images

    by Aviahuismanphotography | 15th of December, 2011

    Many blogs and message board postings are dedicated to tips, thoughts, tricks, comments and questions about improving portfolio sales. It seems that much of the mystery and frustration surrounding this topic results from the fact that just because a photo is impressive to... More
  • The Mayan Prophecy About 2012

    by Radub85 | 14th of December, 2011

    Hello, this is my second post on the blog and i decided to write a few things about the mayan prophecy. As you may have heard as we approach the date of 21 december 2012 more and more people are asking if it is going to happen something (bad) on that day. It is true that... More
  • Beauty In a Box

    by Junpinzon | 14th of December, 2011

    It is often suggested that beauty shoots should be lit with big, soft lights. But what if you can't fit those big light modifiers in the room? As was the case for this project. With space constraint, I decided that I can use that small space to my advantage. Instead... More
  • A Quickie Shoot with a Household Name

    by Junpinzon | 14th of December, 2011

    Once again, my apologies for being quiet for a while. I've been spending my downtime sleeping 'cause it's been really busy the past months. Anyway, if you're from the Philippines, I'm sure you're familiar with the brand name Mama Sita. Am truly thankful that I got the... More
  • Making Photo Shoots Work for You: Pageant Photos and Assignment Entry

    by Aviahuismanphotography | 13th of December, 2011

    Hooray!!!I finally had an image accepted in the assignment challenge! The beautiful young lady pictured here is my niece. She needed a photo for an upcoming school pageant so we found a great spot outside in the nearby mountains and began our photo shoot. It was a... More
  • 2012 - in the sign of maya

    by Cglightning | 12th of December, 2011

    What will happens after the 21th Dezember 2012, when the maya calendar ends? I think nothing special. We will get enough time to destroy our planet by ourself without mystic help... ;o/ (Sorry for my english) See Article

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