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posted by card76 - 10th of march, 2010
Hi to everybody In march 2009 I sold my first image on dreamstime After one year, yesterday I sold my 200th picture! Sure, one year ago, when I started my adventure with Dreamstime I thought to sell more images... More...
incorrect white balance values assigned??
posted by javashots - 20th of january, 2010
HELP! I have an image that was rejected because of " incorrect white balance value assigned", what does this mean and how can I make sure 1. that I have the correct white balance assigned, and 2. how can I prevent this from happening... More...
Success in Balance
posted by jalama1 - 18th of september, 2009
How many hats do you wear? Myself, I wear many. I am a wife, a sister, a student, a teacher, a friend. Somedays I leave home at 8:00 am and don't return until 11:00 pm. There are seminars, classes, workshops, and teaching presentations,... More...
White balance on JPG files
posted by jordanrusev - 30th of july, 2009
I always shoot in RAW format, but i saw in one Forum a question "How i can correct my white balance in jpg files. So i decide to write here one quick WB correction method. 1. First open the picture in PhotoShop , for this method... More...
Microsoft Photo Editor got me approved
posted by elephantopia - 22nd of july, 2009
Have you ever had a photo rejected due to poor lighting or contrast issues? The phrase usually reads, "Poor lighting setup, poor contrast or incorrect exposure." I have and I'm not really surprised either. Living... More...
Hmmmm..... $100 again....
posted by asaliro - 15th of may, 2009
Hmmm.... make me feels so good... $100 added in my balance. Think that I can make in a month but not yet. Hope when i continue upload my image, i can make it for a month or a week :) Thanks DT I will clear it asap. While I'm waiting... More...
Got it!
posted by annieyek - 5th of march, 2009
After waiting for 7 months, my earnings balance finally has reached to $100. Just want to share with you my happiness! Below are some of the images that make my dream come true: Let's pizza! My first level 3 image! The bible, the... More...
posted by billysiew - 11th of december, 2008
This morning I was pleasantly surprised, my earnings balance increased dramatically.. I have my first P-EL (print usage) sell. Here is the image with only 2 downloads:
Earning balance drop?
posted by billysiew - 26th of july, 2008
Since I joined DT, my earnings balance increasing for every month. However, it seemed to be decreasing for this month. However, still remain few days for this month, hope it will be catch up..
Earnings balance reached $100 on father's day
posted by billysiew - 15th of june, 2008
Today is father's day and I am so happy because I received a gift that is my earnings balance reach to $100 today. I can request my first payment. Thanks every one who downloaded and used my images! Thanks Dreamstime, you... More...
Are you setting the custom white balance on your camera?
posted by loveliestdreams - 4th of june, 2008
Are you using the custom white balance setting yet? If not, here are a few great videos on the importance and simplicity of setting the custom white balance on your camera. Many photographers set it several times throughout the... More...
New take on old idea: gray cards
posted by bradcalkins - 1st of june, 2008
I was recently reading a book that had to do with getting color right in the digital age and was surprised to find that gray cards come in different 'colors' of gray. The trusty Kodak gray card I'd had since the early nineties turns... More...
Finally, 100 uploads!
posted by billysiew - 30th of may, 2008
I finally have reached 100 uploads! and 103 sales! However, still waiting the earning balance to reach $100. I hope end of June, I will receive my first payment, excited! Thanks Dreamstime! you make my life fruitful.. More...
posted by cool79 - 21st of march, 2008
Black and white photography seems to have something more to say to us then usual colored one. If this rose where red it would be like other roses lovely, sexy, calm, happy. To me black expose gave this rose some sadness meaning and... More...
posted by olbain - 19th of march, 2008
Love those photos with tigers as subjects. They have strong, clever power in them self. I found some really good shot of those special animals here. Maybe this summer me and my wife will go for a trip to Africa and went to safari... More...
How to screw up a good photo.
posted by dcwcreations - 14th of march, 2008
In my quest to increase my acceptance ratio, sales and number of photos I have in Dreamstime I have screwed up a few good photos. I always want that very pure white background with the perfect lighting. In doing so I thought I would... More...
Just few thoughts about correct white balance ...
posted by markogt - 25th of february, 2008
I have read many articles and reviews about white balance in photographs. It seems to me that the main point is that it is important to achieve colors so that white on photograps has to look like neutral white on sunny midday. And... More...
Underwater photography
posted by dcwcreations - 31st of august, 2007
Underwater photography has it's own challenges just because it's a fluid world and things are always moving, including light. But the biggest secret to good underwater photos is custom white balancing. The ocean looks blue from... More...
My FLASHY Blogpost
posted by photojay - 9th of august, 2007
I am going to go out on a limb here. For those of you who know me, I pity you. But, seriously, you know that my life is about balance. Balance is very important to me. I drink alcohol, I just don't get drunk (anymore... there... More...
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