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  • A bug in the process... (finished...)

    by Janceluch | 16th of June, 2014

    In my previous post I have mentioned an old house which we - me and my wife - have bought last year, hoping to renovate it into our dream home... Yes - plenty of work for already overloaded couple, but this kind of challenges are somehow extremely satisfying and even thou... More
  • My artificial island made for insect macro shoots

    by Alvera | 9th of September, 2013

    I made this micro-island from plastic, sand, rocks and seashells and I put on it various insects. A photo studio for these tiny "models". Is very comfortable to shoot on this island, I can rotate it for good angle. This video show the moment when I put a can full of... More
  • Exotic Insects

    by Dhaggett | 1st of April, 2013

    Having moved to Malaysia a few months ago I now have access to a wealth of fantastic and exotic insects. I have created a Facebook page called Exotic Insects so that others can enjoy the remarkable bugs that we share the planet with. Some of those photos will shortly... More
  • Extreme Macro

    by Radub85 | 8th of May, 2012

    Hello, i haven't posted for a while and i wanted to share with you my new photos made with a reversed 55mm lens on extension tubes. I will try to go even closer with a reversed 28mm lens, as you know as the focal distance goes wider the reversed lens zooms even more, so at... More
  • Interesting stock rank badge

    by Arvacsaba | 7th of September, 2011

    Today I played some stock rank and after a few games I received this: Printscreen Probably it was a bug or something like this, because after another game everything was normal. But I really liked that blue badge. Does this really exist or it happened just for me?... More
  • Heading outside :)

    by Llareggub | 1st of April, 2011

    I'm heading into my 4th month of taking photographs for Stock and the change in weather has seen me head outside and see what I can get from nature. I did a 365 project last year and rapidly discovereed I love taking pictures of bugs and leetle things It is... More
  • Lady Bug number two

    by Kimson1972 | 24th of March, 2011

    ...I cannot believe it but Dreamstime has accepted number two of my images of Lady Bug.....I was celebrating the last time but I will continue......a good sign..!...and thanks for all inspiration here..! See Article
  • My first lady bug

    by Kimson1972 | 7th of March, 2011

    ....I have taken plenty of images with this lady bugs, perhaps I am more known for that than anything else.....but Dreamstime have said no.....until now..! I will celebrate and to all others I will say: - Never give up ! See Article
  • My First Illustration.

    by Arim44 | 10th of November, 2010

    I'm happy to share with you that my first illustration of bedbugs was accepted today, thanks D.T. Two more images to my first milestone of 50. See Article
  • Insects a Challenging but Rewarding Subject

    by Toynutz | 7th of May, 2009

    Insects are an especially challenging subject to photograph for several reasons. They're small and flighty, which poses a need for balance between depth of field and fast shutter speed while trying to get close enough for a full-frame shot without startling the subject... More
  • What's that bug? A quick guide to tagging insect photos correctly. Part 1: Beetles

    by Liquidanbar | 6th of November, 2008

    As someone who works with insect and images of insects everyday, I get quite frustrated sometimes looking for images here on dreamstime. Many of them are tagged incorrectly, or more often just tagged with the words "bug" or "insect." So I thought I'd write a quick guide to... More
  • Finding Macro Models

    by Marilyngould | 24th of July, 2008

    Hello everyone! This is my first attempt at the blog forum. My apologies in advance for any blunders, omissions or technical difficulties. Recently I was thrilled to have 4 of my photos accepted into the close-up assignment. So, I thought I'd share my (newbie) methods... More
  • Introducing myself

    by Bugsy | 11th of June, 2008

    Good day! I'm happy to say I just had my first two photos accepted to Dreamstime. After the great things I've read and been told I'm going to make Dreamstime my exclusive stock images provider. I'm anxious to get started and upload more photos, so keep a look out!... More
  • Insect Bites

    by Thefinalmiracle | 19th of August, 2007

    Clicking insects interests me a lot maybe due to my passion for macro photography. But mind you, insects don’t sell much in microstock. I have never seen much of insect photos sell in here no matter how creative your picture might be. That reminds me of a rejection reason... More

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