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  • Goal: To Sell Images Not to Capture Reality

    by Eric1513 | 9th of December, 2014

    I love all aspects of photography especially learning new things and challenging myself to create new images. When I first began in photography about 25 years ago, it was very difficult to change or alter what you captured. I shot mainly slide films for publishing. Pretty... More
  • Silhouettes that Sell!

    by Eric1513 | 3rd of November, 2014

    Let's face it, we are here at Dreamstime because we want to sell images. The question in our image creation, though, is what types of images sell. A quick look through my portfolio reveals that my subjects are broad and varied. I am always searching for another angle,... More
  • How to Create Collections

    by Elianehaykal | 9th of February, 2014

    Keeping my promise to Whitestar1955 and the newbies who asked about it on my latest BLOG, here's a step-by-step explanation about Collections and how to make them :) Collections are of 2 types, private and public. As a contributor, you might want to organize your DT... More
  • Collections

    by Perstock | 9th of November, 2012

    Hi everybody! I'am a new contributor. Working on some new subjects at Dreamstime. How do i create a collection? Help :-) Regards Per See Article
  • Create something new!

    by Vcarmstrong | 11th of June, 2012

    A couple weeks ago I was doing some research for an upcoming photoshoot with a pretty girl and a motorcycle. I knew the shoot would be in the evening so I did a search for "girl sexy sunset motorcyle". Much to my surprise, there were no silhouettes of girl with a motorcyle.... More
  • How to create a set of similar photos

    by Andrews71 | 22nd of February, 2012

    Hello to everybody I need an information. One of the photos that I have uploaded have been refused beacuse I have uploade too many photos on the same subject or from the same series. And DT suggested me to create sets of similars (several shots included within the... More
  • A rejection should equal motivation

    by Kmfraz | 17th of January, 2011

    After writing "Don't give up" I felt like giving up. I stopped submitting to dreamstime, but not due to lack of confidence. It was due to some unforeseen circumstances. Now I'm able to continue what I began, create and submit. However, I stopped when I felt like I... More
  • Does making blogs help on your sales?

    by Egomezta | 25th of March, 2010

    Hi, I´m new to making blogs in Dreamstime, and my experience has been really good, because I have noticed that my sales increase everytime I write one. Does this happens to you? In average I'm selling one image per day, but this is what has happened everytime I created... More
  • Having fun

    by smartview27 | 13th of January, 2010

    It was a beautiful winter day on december 24, 2009. So, just before Christmas celebration. A very sunny day, with soft snow and clean air. My daughter created a beautiful snowman with accessories like red pepper for nose and mouth, charcoals for buttons and eyes,... More
  • Solution of copyright

    by Starblue | 6th of August, 2009

    Today I would like to share with you how I solve a problem with copyright items. I like very much to make atmospheric images with mystical topics. I case of astrology, I have met a problem of copyrights of astrological cards and background with zodiac. I couldn´t used... More
  • Vector illustration

    by Eugene78 | 3rd of August, 2009

    when you create realistic vector illustration Do you meshes? or using other methods of achieving gradients of colors within a color contours, highlights and shadows to enhance depth, in particular, CorelDraw More
  • Simple vs complex

    by Olyashevchenko | 30th of July, 2009

    As I do mostly illustrations, I'd like to share my ideas on this subject. When you think of an artwork or series, one of the issues you need to consider is the following: - How simple (or how complex) should my illustrtation be performed? The simpliest Of course,... More
  • Looking beyond the viewfinder... photography and the arts.

    by Angelaostafichuk | 14th of March, 2009

    ATTENTION LADIES AND GENTLEMEN! STEP AWAY FROM THE CAMERA AND LISTEN UP! Those of you who have been living within the confines of only your camera viewfinder, all others form of art are alive and well. From dance, to drawing to even cooking, the arts emulate our everyday... More
  • Create your own website for free - part 2

    by Eclecticelegance | 15th of January, 2009

    So, you've already chosen where to host your website, selected a template, and written most of the content. (To see my previous blog on setting up a free website, click HERE.) There are several things that you can add to your website's content or to track your website'... More
  • Create your own website for free - part 1

    by Eclecticelegance | 13th of January, 2009

    A website is an important way for a photographer to become known and to display his or her portfolio, but paying for website design and maintenance a website can be expensive. And although there are several free hosting options available, most of them put very ANNOYING... More
  • How to create your own blogs in Dreamstime?

    by Lhj | 14th of October, 2008

    Upon replying one of messages today, the blow blog was created so smoothly. This might be quite helpful for some friends who also would like to create their own blogs. I'd like to share with all of you..... It's not difficult to make blogs in DT. I normally do as follows:... More
  • How to Build a Dinner Table

    by Torchdesigns | 2nd of October, 2008

    First step in making a table is to go online and find out how much it cost to buy a table at Target. Step one. A great table made of solid wood at Target can be had for about $200. If there is not a target store in your area that can send the table to you they will be more... More
  • No model? What can I do?

    by Eprom | 18th of September, 2008

    Last Assignment title is "Union and Reunion". most of photos include models, as you know, it need models. but I am not a professional photographer, not model for me, expect my wife:) what can I do? After few days, I have an idea, papers can be my models. See the following... More
  • Creating versus taking

    by Bradcalkins | 4th of September, 2008

    Most of the time I tend towards taking images of the world around me, but sometimes I also have concepts that I want to turn into an image. Watching my son playing with some nesting dolls I had an idea last week, and this was the result. It is a cool feeling when you have... More
  • silhouette images

    by Billysiew | 15th of August, 2008

    I only know this vocab "silhouette" after I joined Dreamstime... then I tried to produce some and here they are: Your comments are welcomed , Thanks! More

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