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  • Editorial or Commercial? For the beginner .....

    by 1000wordsimages | 6th of October, 2014

    >Many beginners in stock photography are still struggling what photos they can put as commercial or editorial. Commercial photos can be used commercial and also editorial. Editorial photos or better said “Editorial Use Only” photos can be only used for editorial purposes.... More
  • Exclusivity

    by Baspentrubas | 10th of July, 2013

    Hi there DT comunity. This is my first post on blog. I wanna tell you that i decided to go exclusive here on DT. I hope i made the right move . i was very surprised that DT paid me the upload bonu(0.20/image) retroactive, for all my files that i have online. I started... More
  • Carl Zeiss lenses review

    by Xalanx | 29th of September, 2012

    I was asked by the largest photo gear shop in Romania to do a review of several Carl Zeiss lenses. I accepted and the results is in the link below. Feel free to use Google translate, as the article is in Romanian language. http://www.f64.ro/blog/2012/09/18/zeiss-planar-... More
  • How can i find my selled images on internet?

    by ishootRAW | 4th of August, 2012

    I searched for my online picture but i didn't find anything. I was tryed with tineye.com , images.google.com with name@dreamstime I selled just 16 images, maybe this is the reason. Tell me your secret...How do you find your images? thanks More
  • The best camera

    by Georgecy | 17th of July, 2012

    Sometimes people ask me about which camera I think is the best (No, i'm not an expert). Well, the way I see it, there is really no such thing. Yes, there are cameras that can put out good or bad images, but that is in image quality terms. Give a bad camera to someone that... More
  • What Sells in Microstock?

    by Peanutroaster | 31st of May, 2012

    They say people photos sell the best. Specifically business people. But what if your portfolio is shy of, say, 30,000 people images? Do your people shots have much of a chance against the competition? What should you be concentrating your shooting time and efforts on?... More
  • I Found My Boyfriend's Face on a Dating Website

    by Peanutroaster | 6th of April, 2012

    I'm on a errand to buy some new jeans with some department store "play money". You know the freebie rebate your wife gives you after she's gone on a shopping spree and says "Look how much we've saved, here is thirty dollars in store X money. Go buy yourself a new pair... More
  • Flawed Characters Bring Life to Your Novel

    by Mariaam | 12th of August, 2011

    An instruction about how to create “evil” characters in a novel. Very interesting and exciting: Flawed Characters Bring Life to Your Novel by Connie Briscoe "If you’re writing a novel with a perfect lead character, I don’t want to read it. All fictional characters... More
  • Very interesting article on Slate

    by Gmargittai | 21st of April, 2011

    It is about amateur photographers armed with professional knowledge made possible by websites like Strobist. Good reading Article See Article
  • So happy ;)

    by Robseguin | 12th of January, 2011

    Finally 50 images up! We are so so happy ;) See Article
  • Paranormal

    by Ladykassie | 29th of October, 2010

    Dust and Shadows has created a brand new e-zine, callled Voices to Visions. We are now processing the first issue for January 2011. We are looking for short ghost stories (your real stories) and photos. We are also looking for someone to write articles on subjects given... More
  • Blog articles and sales

    by Mephi55to | 22nd of October, 2010

    It's obvious that if you want a website to be successful you need to fill it up with content like articles, blog articles, etc etc. I've noticed that I only had sales when I wrote here on the blog. It may be a coincidence, because I don't have many files and sales,... More
  • Photographers, Thank You For Your Free Images!

    by Bbbimages | 12th of February, 2010

    To all of you who have contributed your free images, thank you. Not only does it delight me to look at what you've donated to the community, but it provides an insight into your own personal portfolio. It sparks my own creativity, helps me to become a better designer and... More
  • The influences of personal vision

    by Wildmac | 9th of January, 2010

    Reading through some things on facebook today I came across this article by Brenda Tharp. It got me thinking about what places, people, books,music or other works have influenced me in my work. I thought that maybe you would find it interesting too I'm certain that my time... More
  • I've found one of my images!

    by Mildegard | 8th of July, 2009

    Here it is: it illustrates the article "The importance of play for adults" You know, when I was 5 years old and drew this picture I couldn't imagine that it will ever illustrate something. Like an article :) lol Besides, having read it I thought seriously about the importance... More
  • Back-Button AF

    by Aughty | 11th of December, 2008

    I found this article by Canon on using their back auto-focus. Very interesting read, I hope others without Canon's DSLR find the article useful. Back Focus If you like to lock focus and re-compose your subjects, you’ll find back-button AF very helpful: Once your... More
  • First blog ever

    by Comache | 18th of November, 2008

    This is my first blog entry ever. See Article
  • To be or not to be?

    by Agripina | 23rd of October, 2008

    This ever-living Sheakspearian question is in my agenda now. To be noticed among the vast collection of DT's images or not to be? I am not even talking about downloads but at least attention (views). I am new to DT but I have noticed that its difficult to be noticed... More
  • Blogging mistakes!

    by Sparkmom | 22nd of September, 2008

    I will be more careful in the future! Does anyone know how to get rid of them? Or am I stuck with my mistakes? Thank you! More
  • 8 Steps to Perfect Bird Shots

    by Yanc | 15th of May, 2008

    Hi guys! My next blog entry is all about birds. Ok, so they're not the top selling stock images but shooting them will greatly imporve you photography! You can check out my article HERE. If you have other tips and tricks, please post them here for others to see.... More

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