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  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season... More
  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • My Favourite Backgrounds

    by Avenikolas | 6th of March, 2015

    I would like to show you three of my backgrounds which I really love. Maybe just because all of them are simple. And of course because I just bought new camera and I want to learn what all I could do with that. :) First one was really hard to take, because I had Olympus... More
  • Why Photographers Earn Much More Than Professional Footballers!

    by Steveacer | 27th of February, 2015

    It is easier than ever to take photographs these days so photographers are very luck that they earn much more than even the top professional footballers. A footballer in the UK is lucky if he can earn £3000,000 a week which works out at just £1,785 an hour. Most photographers... More
  • I'm back.... seven years later. Hello everyone!

    by Rmedvid | 22nd of February, 2015

    Hi there, I registered with Dreamstime 7 years ago, uploaded some images and... quit ( Really, was busy with some other stuff, shooting on demand photo and video. Also started developing Android applications for photographers -- that is so fun indeed ! Now decided... More
  • Newbie Alert!

    by Christac | 8th of February, 2015

    I've been taking pics all my life but didn't start getting serious about it until my first child was born in 1995. A year later I started a small bakery business specializing in cookie bouquets. I had a lot of fun and learned a lot staging my cookies for pictures for my brochures.... More
  • First two sales to an image

    by Allmyphoto | 27th of January, 2015

       Hello friends. I note with pleasure that most sales are made on backgrounds.I sold a few days ago for the second time the same background. Do these types of pictures are the most searched on dreamstime? See Article
  • Backing up your files

    by Jayfish | 13th of January, 2015

    Backing up your files is important and I have just started backing up all my RAW files to the cloud after much research I found crashplan to be the best for myself and maybe other photographer may find them the best choice too. They offer unlimited space. Can upload from... More
  • Photo handmade bathroom products

    by Radoimihay | 10th of January, 2015

    First background I chose a light-colored bath towel, cream, then I chose the products was to photograph them. We chose a body brush and some handmade soaps with body oil. I set two bulbs 5000k power and we positioned so as to eliminate shadows. I set the white balance... More
  • Backgrounds and Texture.Take a look at highlights from the simple

    by Pakinai17 | 8th of January, 2015

    Backgrounds and Texture . Take a look at highlights from the simple and plain. These images capture the attention of smart phones and digital cameras and compact source of Shared simple around us.                   More
  • Ideas are transformed into images

    by Whitetqueen | 8th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone, I want to share with you that I have achieved significant results from the 300 online files, this is a great happiness for me! Most of my works are ideas transformed into an image in Photoshop and CorelDraw, illustrations and backgrounds for websites.... More
  • Simple Backgrounds

    by Steveacer | 28th of November, 2014

    As I always have a camera with me wherever I go I am always looking for new things to shoot. Speaking to a designer gave me the idea of simple backgrounds, so now when I am out and about I find myself looking into the sky, puddles, fences and the ground more. Here are... More
  • The day without Dreamstime

    by Wxh6763 | 26th of November, 2014

    Somehow, since November12 , the page of DT and all the images was wrong! They can't be displays correctly in computer. I have ask some friends and they told me it's alright!   From then on, I just like lost my soul and in expectation it's OK soon. In the morning everyday,... More
  • My first sale. I'm happy

    by Balanvalentin | 12th of November, 2014

  • 600 Uploads In 2 Months

    by Steveacer | 12th of November, 2014

    I have had 600 uploads accepted in just over 2 months, I have also shot all of the photos that I have uploaded in the last 2 months and have not used any that I already had taken. I have found it hard work but very rewarding, when someone takes the time to say a nice comment... More
  • Six More Up, Six Down!

    by Rayzer1 | 28th of October, 2014

    I opened my iPad this morning to find that I had six more photos approved! Looking further, I realized that six were also refused. The refusals don't bother me, because I really appreciated the feedback. I didn't really expect to get as much helpful advice from the refused... More
  • Keyword Selection

    by Irihodgson | 25th of October, 2014

             Firstly, think about what potential clients are looking for and anticipate what the word is they will use to find your product / image. Talk it out with colleagues and friends to discover what words clients would use when discussing your product.... More
  • Finally 50!!!! Yay!!!

    by Lelabaggett | 23rd of October, 2014

      I reached the top on this hill as a milestone! I know, I know, I know! It is an ant hill, but it is a hill. This image doesn't look like much, but I like it! I really think it will do great. Yes! Really I do! :o) See Article
  • Ripples in a Cave - Water Carving Stone

    by Martynelson | 12th of October, 2014

       Water drops create ripples and carve images in the rock of a Limestone Cave. While other people are staring at the amazing stalactites and stalagmites in an underground Limestone Cave, I'm taking photographs of ripples created by dripping water in a tiny pool. The... More
  • A Lesson Learned!

    by Valevvicki | 23rd of August, 2014

    I am not proud to be admitting I have learned the following lesson the hard way. By sharing this experience I hope others may avoid making the same mistake. After reading many times about the importance of backing up files at least twice for safe keeping, I purchased... More

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