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  • I am very glad to get acquainted with Dreamstime!

    by Lunature | 1st of July, 2015

    Hello dear fans Dreamstime! Several years passed, I became carried away taking pictures! And the more there is in my experience, the more interesting it becomes to me. I like to photograph nature and wildlife !!! Especially good are obtained birds!  Quite recently I... More
  • Over 500 online

    by Mgntplus | 27th of June, 2015

    Hello everyone, This is my first blog ever and I am glad that the DT provoked me to write a blog for the first time. I do not have much experience with writing in public places. I am grateful to Dreamstime and all participants who generously share their experiences. This... More
  • To specialise or have an eclectic mix???

    by Lightspire | 26th of June, 2015

        Beginning to get shots that (I think) are worth uploading and yes, they are being accepted! I now find myself thinking of new subjects to photograph and submit, oh the ideas are flowing...not sure the skill is up to it though :) I know it is "early days" for... More
  • First photo uploaded successfully

    by Sumitahldr80 | 13th of June, 2015

    Hi, I am newbie to this site. Not a photographer but definitely want to learn the craft. I created my login sometime back but looking at the jaw dropping pictures here was quite reluctant to add my pic.. so after lots of wait added one picture and voila the picture got... More
  • Leap of Faith

    by Eezeedesign | 17th of May, 2015

      Finally after years of designing for other companies I have made the leap into photography for myself. I am extremely nervous and excited at the same time. Fear of the unknown is what has me most afraid. Nobody wants to fail, but I know that with failure comes knowledge.... More
  • Making it work while being on vacation

    by Juanpfotografia | 5th of March, 2015

    My wife and I had a tough 2014 so we decided we needed some fun and booked a ticket to Orlando, Florida to visit the Disney and Universal Studios parks, and also the Kennedy Space Center. It's a long trip from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and at first, I thought I wouldn't take... More
  • Next milestone, 50 online files!

    by Angelaciudad | 2nd of March, 2015

    My first photo is since 01/31/2015 online, and since that day I only think on if I´m doing it well and how can I do it better and my photos more interesting...so please, ideas, tips and recomendations are always welcome! ;) For the moment, still stays this photo as my favorite:... More
  • First Milestone - $100!!

    by Prsntg | 26th of February, 2015

    6 months, 313 uploads, 36 sales and today I reached my first personal milestone - The payout limit. I was interested in photography since a long time. Bought my first P&S sometime in 2009 and started shooting just about anything I see!! After a long wait, I managed to... More
  • Hello World!

    by Juanpfotografia | 24th of February, 2015

    Hello Dreamstimers (is it ok to call ourselves that way?). I consider myself as new in photography. I'm an IT person who got into taking pictures in January 2014. This is when I bought my DSLR Canon EOS T3i and started to read, watch, and self-learn about this amazing craft.... More
  • My first photo sold

    by Slickitty001 | 23rd of February, 2015

    I am so excited I could explode but I thought the pictures were more expensive though but I am still learning how to do this   See Article
  • New to This World and Happy I Found it

    by Jslaterphotos | 2nd of February, 2015

    I am a fairly new photographer in the real world. I spent four years in the United States Navy, and I was handed a camera by chance. I had no prior interest in photography, or cameras, for that matter, but I happened to be in the right place at the right time. The ship... More
  • To Isolate or Not to Isolate

    by Littleny | 23rd of January, 2015

    When I first began submitting here at Dreamstime, I had it in my head that isolating on white backgrounds was what sells. Seemed as though most of my image searches came back with isolated background results. So I began to learning the process of isolation by way of lighting... More
  • 3 Months in, Progress Update, First Blog Post

    by Rickdeacon | 20th of January, 2015

    Hey Everyone, Never posted a blog before so thought I'd make a start by posting about my very limited experience with the world of stock photography. Photography has been a serious hobby for me for around 2 years now (serious in the sense of purchasing my... More
  • ABC's of Microstock Photography

    by Littleny | 18th of January, 2015

    A - Always. Always have your camera with you. You never know when your Big Sale shot is going to come along B - Be. Be pleased with small successes. Whether its getting your first batch accepted or your first milestone sale. C - Close-up. When you run out of... More
  • How Rejected Images Helped Me

    by Benoitle5 | 21st of December, 2014

    I remember my first image that got approved on Dreamstime . It was 3 years ago. I was so happy! "Finally!"     Oh yes, because I had numerous images decline at first. I began to be worried if I will ever be able to have at least one picture approved.... More
  • Welcome new art friend to DT

    by Guernica | 4th of November, 2014

    Please welcome my friend Sherif Haseeb to dreamstime he is an amazing and really talented artist Logo and T-shirt designer, I'm glad you have joined DT glad to see some of your work here and waiting to see more of your artwork on here please take a look at some of his works,... More
  • First set of photos uploaded

    by Spradhandce | 25th of October, 2014

    Today I was really pleased to see the notification that my first set of photos had been accepted and uploaded on DreamsTime. I had been going through the site and looking at some of the popular pics. I was amazed at the quality and realized I have long way to go before... More
  • Do we need a CPL Filter?

    by And19sv | 18th of October, 2014

    For thoose that don't know what a CPL filter [circular polarizer filter] is, I will try to explain what is it's purpose and you can decide on your own if you need it. Let's imagine this: "You just came back from your vacation on the seaside and you download your pictures... More
  • New born Dreamstime baby!

    by Sebastian423 | 7th of October, 2014

    Hello everyone! I consider myself as a new born baby to Dreamstime and to photography. My experience is just 3 months but i fell in love with it just after few shots with my iphone :)     After 6 accepted images i decided to buy something more suitable than... More
  • Learning

    by Stigspics | 5th of October, 2014

      Having recently joined DT I am learning. The first thing I have learned is that when I started i knew nothing, I now know enough to know that I know very little!! I will persevere and hopefully each rejection will teach me as much as each acceptance. I am however... More

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