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  • 400 Images Sold!!!

    by Aviahuismanphotography | 16th of August, 2011

    It has taken a long time to get to this point, but I have finally sold my 400th image! It took me a while to figure out what types of images buyers are looking for. In the beginning I spent many hours systematically looking through the portfolios of successful photographers... More
  • Admins and Reviewers Contest - WINNERS!!!

    by Maigi | 8th of August, 2011

    Who knows the stock market like the back of his hand? Who knows, will isolated happy smiling businessmen sell better than grunge backgrounds? Are there a huge need for beautiful wildlife shots? Or will photos of everyday items sell better? Will vectors or photo manipulations... More
  • approval assigment

    by FabioConcetta | 20th of July, 2011

    Like every day I get up and control DT, the beautiful surprise was that for the first time after many attempts, I have approved an image for the competition, we are very happy! Thanks DT for this beautiful gift and thanks to all those who will vote my picture! More
  • Imagination is you friend

    by Silent47 | 17th of July, 2011

    The Internet is full of information.All you have to do is to find it.I would like to give you some websites full of creativity.I think it will inspire you and take you to other ways in your projects. John Fulton Photography http://johnfultonphotography.com/#/portfolio%... More
  • Is time for business

    by Silent47 | 16th of July, 2011

    With so many business images,how do you know what to shoot to create a new trend or at least to have a honest chance agains the rest of much better photographers who invest a lot of money and time in a photo?In my mind the only way is, to combine photos with digital design... More
  • Recycling your images

    by Tamarabauer | 23rd of June, 2011

    Do you ever stare at your image files on the computer screen and think that while they're "okay", perhaps they could be better? Or do you ever suffer from the photographer's version of Writer's Block and can't find anything to shoot? I sometimes study my images and try... More
  • Love Marriages in India

    by Hotmidhun | 23rd of June, 2011

    I was just reading this book called 2 States. The story is quite hilarious but talks the social views in a true interesting manner. Thought I would share the theme here, just for your amuse. Love marriages around the world are simple: Step 1: Boy loves girl. Girl... More
  • the first and second 100$ time compare

    by Xiaofeng123 | 21st of June, 2011

    how much time when your earn the first 100$ and second 100$ ? for me: fist 100$ 10 month. I have not upload many picture when these time as I have not konw much about the microstock. second 100$ 2 month. not joke!I get it today!!! here is my best seller!... More
  • Composition is the key?

    by Coraldesign | 12th of June, 2011

    I'm not sure how many of you entered the micro-stock business as contributors, but I first started as a customer, mainly to get images for my web design company. I always appreciated the great diversity of pictures I found in micro-stock websites and the low rates they charged... More
  • How to recover images from corrupt card .... Essential tool

    by Bevanward | 8th of June, 2011

    I thought I should share another lesson I learnt this week past. I was helping shoot some stills around a friends commercial film from morning until lunch on Saturday. I then went to download what I had, around 400 images, when my laptop registered that the card was unreadable.... More
  • Vertical or Horizontal Photos?

    by Haslinda | 7th of June, 2011

    Do you like to shoot photos vertically or rather horizontally? My initial preference was to shoot landscape or horizontal photos. But for some strange reason I find my photos shot vertically sells better than those done horizontally. As an example, this was the latest... More
  • Finally i did what i wanted to...

    by Silent47 | 27th of May, 2011

    After writing this blog (http://blog.dreamstime.com/2011/05/20/what-is-wrong-with-my-photos-_art35235) i start making some compositions.Im really proud of what came out.Now,i want to see somebody alse reaction.Please tell me what these compositions tell's you.Thank you... More
  • Be zen, zen and zen !

    by Digikhmer | 10th of May, 2011

    I think that "Zen" is a keyword for all contributors of the dreamstime community. Because, whatever you think about your picture, you have to accept the judgment and go beyond the frustration. And this is the picture that I am really proud of. This is the first time that... More
  • Don't quit your regular job just yet!

    by Babar760 | 6th of May, 2011

    Ever wonder how fast "penny" stock ( that's usually how much we get paid ) is growing? Type in any image you're looking for and see how many pages pop up. Many times over 300 and if you multiply that times the number of images on the page, that equals 9000 different images.... More
  • Top 10 Composition Tips

    by Egomezta | 24th of March, 2011

    I'm sharing some composition tips to get better images, although I know most of the time you can't apply these tips for microstock photography, but they should help you to get better images. 1.- Rule of the Thirds: Some say it is the most important rule of composition,... More
  • Twin Brothers Match: 129 to 129 Photos Online

    by Jdanne | 15th of March, 2011

    When I started with DT at January 2010 I had a very special milestone: To catch up with my twin brother! Today I got it! 129 photos online! The same number of photos online as my brother who started at January 2008. Since we are identical twins there are at least some... More
  • Composition: subject in center ?

    by Indianeye | 10th of March, 2011

    Every beginner in photography does one mistake which professionals don't like i.e. keeping subject in the center of the frame. He must have been bombarded of advice for not doing that mistake again by senior colleagues. Centered place in the frame is considered having... More
  • Always, Always, Always Back-Up your Stuff!

    by Jetjock | 26th of February, 2011

    Everyone seems to have a story when it comes to losing precious data from their computer and it's not just photos I've lost in the past, it's been music, bookmarks, contacts etc. . . . Let's face it, if your computer suffers a major failure there's an awful lot of stuff... More
  • Admins and Reviewers Contest - 2nd Half

    by Maigi | 7th of February, 2011

    Today, on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 00:00 GMT started the second half of Admins and Reviewers Contest. For today there have been 10 of 20 admins (50%) who have participated in the competition more or less. Within 6 months they have played 892 games, with total average... More
  • Invitation from another stock agency

    by Egomezta | 27th of January, 2011

    I just received an email from an international stock agency inviting me to represent my images. I was wondering if this has happened to you too, and also I'm writing this here to let DT know about this, just in the case there is something to be taken care of (I have to say... More

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