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  • My First 100 Sales

    by Jdanne | 17th of June, 2011

    Today I reached 100 sales! After around 1 and a half year with DT and a tough learning curve I made this milestone. Although not really sexy but obviously useful enough this photo made it: Thanks to DT and all the photographers who helped... More
  • White Backgrounds-Here's another quick way to do it!

    by Nansaidh | 7th of April, 2010

    You've photographed your subject against a white background, but it still isn't quite as white as it needs to be, here's what you do. In photoshop go to Image adjust>Curves>when the box pops up go to the top right hand side and pull the diagonal line to the left, voila!... More
  • Curve or not to curve ?

    by Davulcu | 1st of February, 2010

    Well , Curves (Ctrl M) is one of the most powerful tools to whiten our backs :) in Photoshop but I think it also destroys the details sometimes. What I want to recommend is another way, simply selecting the image with Magic Wand tool and make Tolerance about 10 or... More
  • Increased approval rating

    by Cooper5022 | 11th of January, 2010

    January has arrived and with that I have started to upload my latest bird photgraphs taken during my recent vacation to the Wilderness area in South Africa as well as the Langebaan lagoon on the South African West Coast. Since joining in September, the learning curve to... More
  • Acceptance ratio

    by Rosedarc | 18th of December, 2009

    After having steadily increased my monthly acceptance ratios, I'm moving onto different grounds. I have now a relatively good idea about whether this or that portrait or landscape will get accepted or rejected. But when it comes to concept shots, it's still a total... More
  • Just another newbie..........

    by Conchasdiver | 19th of January, 2009

    Hi Dreamstimers, I've been posting only since Nov. '08 & now have 51 photos online. Some of them seem to be getting a lot of looks, but so far only 3 sales. Reading some of your blogs & hearing about the learning curves others have gone through is encouraging & helpful.... More
  • Enhancing your photos with the Soft Light Layer - Video Tutorial

    by Yanc | 28th of July, 2008

    Hi Guys! Here's my latest video tutorial in Photoshop. This time I'll show you how to use the "Soft Light" layer mode as a quick and easy alternative from using our traditional Levels or Curves adjustments. I hope you'll find it useful. CLICK HERE to view it. Yanik More
  • Getting to know Dreamstime

    by Taragolden | 6th of January, 2008

    I feel a little like this seagull, looking at the waves, and thinking about the best way to jump in.. I was told about this site by another photographer right before x-mas and ive been adding photos since this, though many are still in line to be approved.its been a learning... More
  • Beauty Where It's Least Expected

    by Kenneystudios | 21st of August, 2007

    While out shooting pictures of my fiance refining his skills, naturally I started looking around at my surroundings to see what else might make a good photograph. The breeze was blowing very smoothly across the overgrown grass. It caught my eye and I thought, "This might... More

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