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  • Personal Best

    by Ellenboughn | 7th of October, 2008

    Individual, recreational sports offer distraction from day to day stress and provide unlimited shooting opportunities. Engaging images of healthy activities and individuals competing with themselves to improve their skills and prowess are effective for a wide range of users... More
  • First sale, such a great feeling :)

    by Nadsdl | 29th of October, 2014

    I sold my first photo today :) I am so happy! Took 3 days, which is very exciting for me!   I am new to the microstock world, I only heard about the concept a few weeks ago. I think for me the major challenge will be to be a more stock-friendly photographer. This includes... More
  • Symmetry

    by Martincp | 21st of September, 2014

    First blog on DT. I like to photograph symmetry particularly in manmade objects whenever I can. To me this is something that is aesthetically pleasing and provides me with a challenge as a photographer. Here a couple - there are more in my portfolio (even though I admit... More
  • Stock from the end of the world

    by Ilmoro100 | 1st of October, 2013

    If I reflect on my, still young, experience in the world of microstock, the first word that comes to mind is "confrontation." I think it's the most important part of the challenge that everyone who comes into this world is facing. Photographers all over the world converge... More
  • Creative projects as a way to train your eye - a review

    by Mellimage | 1st of February, 2013

    Last year I wrote a short entry on how to use creative projects to train your eyes and stay creative. I also mentioned in that entry, that I had plans on taking part in a 52 week creative project where one had to create one image each week for a theme. This entry then is... More
  • I won the Autumn challenge!

    by Mythja | 2nd of November, 2012

    thanks everyone for voting. And congrats to other contributors for their beautiful work. :) See Article
  • Portraits exhibition

    by Yoavsinai | 20th of July, 2012

    Dear Friends I was offered by the company (a hi-tech company) I work to make a photography exhibition of portraits of the company workers. Since I am not shooting portraits but landscapes and architecture debating whether I really accept the challenge. What else my only... More
  • Creative projects - how to stay creative and train your eyes.

    by Mellimage | 10th of February, 2012

    How do you keep your creativity flowing? How do you train your eyes to see photographically? I have creative projects that help me with that. I have a few projects going, most of them are long term projects. One project is the "Project Green" where I try to find images... More
  • 200 USD..reached and exceeded:)

    by Scaramax | 26th of October, 2011

    Hi, today, after painful approaching to milestone, I have finally reached 200 usd and few more for next milestone. It took about 1/3 of time needed for first hundred and my portfolio rew about 1/2 since than. Need to keep the pace, its encouraging:) Thanks to all... More
  • Family Involvment

    by Peanutroaster | 16th of September, 2011

    I find that a big part of photography and microstock as a sideline, second job or hobby is having family support. Your family often has to put up with your desires to purchase more equipment, pose as a model in various situations, agree to be a model in the first place and... More
  • Here I come again

    by Shadow69 | 13th of May, 2011

    Soon I shall be boarding a plane and heading over across from the "old" continent to the "new world" for a bit of R&R. I am excited about visiting the "Big Apple" once again. And why not indeed. From a photographer's perspective New York is a treasure trove of opportunities.... More
  • I won the Metro Photo Challenge in Mexico

    by Egomezta | 14th of December, 2010

    Today I'm very happy because I just found out I won the Mexican Metro Photo Challenge competition at the Emotions category. Now I'm competing against 16 other images from other countries, so I just want to ask you to go to the link and vote "I like it" or "me gusta" (... More
  • Stick at it!

    by Scotshot | 23rd of October, 2010

    Well just over a year ago I said I would give this Micro stock thing a fair shot, and if I liked it I would stick around. It was also an experiment in photography. Could I produce images that would sell? Micro stock for me was all about setting targets. The first image online,... More
  • Only one of it's kind here at DT

    by Ratmandude | 6th of September, 2010

    This months blog must be dedicated to those of us who strive to achieve that ever elusive, "one of a kind" … And in the interests of generating a sale for a fellow DT'er. Have you managed to single out a subject matter, or individual item, that just has not yet made... More
  • New To The Game

    by Williamardrey | 2nd of August, 2010

    One of my photos has just been added to the upload file of Dreamstime. This is exciting but also very humbling, as 14 other files have been rejected. I relize I have a lot more to learn about what makes a good stock photo and I also realize now that my hands aren't as steady... More
  • World Pinhole Day

    by Shadow69 | 23rd of April, 2010

    This is just about an interesting aspect of photography. Actually about photography stripped right down to its bare minimum, recording material (film or digital chip), a small opening and light. Put like that, what is all the fuss surrounding this photography lark anyway?... More
  • The Dreamstime Challenge on Graphics.com

    by Maigi | 14th of April, 2010

    Graphics.com announced a new design challenge based on Dreamstime images. Their monthly theme is a spiral motif. "Whether found in nature, crafted by the human hand or generated by mathematics, the spiral has long been a potent graphical element for artists and designers,... More
  • 10 pics online ))

    by Goldution | 23rd of March, 2010

    This train became my 10th uploaded! Maybe not a great achievement, but to me is damn important, as first steps are always most challenging and exciting :) I will travel to Bulgaria over next few days and hoping to bring back some nice pics for the portfolio. Greetings... More
  • First sales on Dreamstime.

    by Municolash | 11th of March, 2010

    Hello everybody, I'm contributor on Dreamstime since October 2009 and stock photographer since October 2009 also. I started stock as for one of my university assignment, I had to upload photos on a stock photography website and have my photos approved. This was really... More
  • New to the sport

    by Timmy1972 | 27th of January, 2010

    I am pretty new to this sport of microstock photography. And, I do mean sport. It has all the same elements. The challenge of shooting and image that is accepted parallels the challenge of a pitcher hitting the strike zone or a quarterback completing on a third and long... More

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