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  • Shooting Tethered On The Cheap

    by Ejkrouse | 29th of September, 2011

    I've recently started using tethering software for almost all stock photos I shoot. This manner of shooting allows for instant feedback on a large calibrated monitor, rather than the LCD on your DSLR. I have a Macbook Pro and Nikon DSLR's so with other brands YMMV. The... More
  • how to adjust the color of computer monitor ?

    by Chloehall | 8th of September, 2011

    I found the color of the same pic on my laptop and 2 desktop computers are all different and I had try to use Adobe gamma to adjust the monitors,But the software is not easy to be accuracy,Do you have other way to adjust monitor Thanks. See Article
  • My second assignment :-)

    by Hunor83 | 23rd of August, 2011

    Three of my pictures approved for assignment...i'm so happy :-) Thanks DT and thanks to all those who will vote my pictures! Here are the works... See Article
  • Compromises with benefits - Canon S95

    by Sdenness | 21st of August, 2011

    DSLR = quality photos Point & Shoot = lower quality photos DSLR = no photos (couldn't bring the camera) Compact Point & Shoot = some photos (camera in pocket) Canon S95 = compromise with benefits ------------------------------------- I recently added a Canon... More
  • A photo that makes me proud...

    by Silent47 | 19th of August, 2011

    What is yours? See Article
  • Why I Chose The Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L Over The EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L

    by Edayrit100 | 16th of August, 2011

    Money is no object so ... LOL; how I wish that were true :) But it DOES matter, and matter a whole lot, so I was pleasantly surprised to find out that the 24-105 is $300 less expensive (in the Philippines) than the 24-70 and is even the more appropriate lens for me. I... More
  • 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

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