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  • The piece of Bali

    by Avenikolas | 29th of June, 2015

    I´ve said many times that my opinion about Bali island was changed after one year when I was living there. Before that I was just a typical tourist and I used to think only about beaches, parties and temples. But now I can say that Bali is more than that. See these pictures... More
  • Getting Started with Strobe Lighting

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 29th of June, 2015

    Natural light. I often hear photographers say they ONLY work with natural or available light. To me, that means one of two things. They have either found a way to channel the creative genius of Ansel Adams – or they have yet to master the art of the strobe.   ... More
  • Dong Son drums, Vietnam

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 28th of June, 2015

    Đông Sơn drums (also called Heger Type I drums) are bronze drums fabricated by the Đông Sơn culture in the Red River Delta of northern Vietnam. The drums were produced from about 600 BCE or earlier until the third century CE and are one of the culture's finest examples... More
  • Hoi An Ancient Town

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 28th of June, 2015

    Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage... More
  • The Joy of Photographing Waterfalls

    by Gracelife | 27th of June, 2015

                   There are few things more soothing than the trickling sounds of water mixed with birdsong from a nearby forest. As a photographer, we have the unique opportunity to capture the beauty, and that includes rushing waterfalls. To make an image... More
  • Imagining Business as a Newbie

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 27th of June, 2015

    I often see newbies asking questions on the message boards about what types of images are needed in this highly competitive business. To understand what end users are looking for, I recommend looking at the way dreamstime classifies images into categories and sub-categories.... More
  • FIFA World Cups statistics with North American perspective

    by Leswrona | 26th of June, 2015

          FIFA World Cup is an international football (soccer) competition hold every four years for Men and Women playing is separate tournaments. The popularity of football around the world makes the FIFA World Cup the most watched single sporting event in the world,... More
  • Capturing the beauty of Venice

    by Andreamangoni | 26th of June, 2015

    There are some cities in the world that seems to be a little piece of magic; Venice is undoubtely among these.   Venice could be an eternal source of inspiration even for its monuments and its stunning architecture, to watch - and be photographed! - especially at... More
  • To specialise or have an eclectic mix???

    by Lightspire | 26th of June, 2015

        Beginning to get shots that (I think) are worth uploading and yes, they are being accepted! I now find myself thinking of new subjects to photograph and submit, oh the ideas are flowing...not sure the skill is up to it though :) I know it is "early days" for... More
  • Where is your focus?

    by Matthewcuda | 26th of June, 2015

    Focus can be thought of in two general ways in photography. There is the idea of focusing our creativity and our energy into making a great photograph and there is the physical act of focusing the camera. Both of these concepts are intimately linked and this article is going... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Wconny | 25th of June, 2015

      Hi there, I'm new here and just got my first pictures approved some days ago :D I enjoy traveling and the beauty of nature - hope people will like my pics!     See Article
  • Morning walk in Stockholm

    by Philipmorch | 25th of June, 2015

    On a recent business trip to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, I had brought my camera in the hope that there would be an opportunity for some sightseeing. I was only in Stockholm for three days but the weather was excellent during my stay with temperatures of approx. 18... More
  • My first arcitectural landscape is accepted

    by Robertflynn | 25th of June, 2015

    hi folks Decided to try and broaden my portfolio and after a lot of thought (and rejections) decided to try images of architecture around my local area. I hoped that this would open new avenues of photography and appeal to a wider audience of views and sales. I was... More
  • Great achievement - 24 sales at once

    by Stef22 | 24th of June, 2015

    Today I managed to sell 24 images simultaneous. All of them are sports editorial images! Here's the list: 5 images of Jose Mourinho 2 images of Frank Lampard 2 images of Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard together 2 images of Marco Van Basten 2 images of Angel Di Maria... More
  • My first approved mobile image uploaded using iPhone 6 Plus

    by Qing02051981 | 24th of June, 2015

      Dreamstime has recently launched the mobile version. The image above was taken using my iPhone 6 Plus and it was approved! Now I can take pictures and uploaded whenever and wherever I want! See Article
  • 100 celebration!

    by And19sv | 24th of June, 2015

    Dear dreamstimers, I did it! Woke up in the morning and the smile on my face was huge when I saw that I had my no. 100 sale! And it was a 12 credit sale. Good way to celebrate. Started uploading on Dreamstime one year ago and it's been a great story until now. Had a... More
  • Why blog dreamstime?

    by Adammeadows12 | 23rd of June, 2015

    Why blog? the benefits of blogging stock images. It helps bring in traffic towards your portfolio which in hence increases sales, you could also buy or pay for ads that can feature your site (don't you dare!). Every time you write a blog it's like another indexed page on... More
  • What to do next

    by Robertflynn | 23rd of June, 2015

    hi flolks A week or so ago i wrote that i was planning ahead for the winter months to find some "subjects" that could be done indoors at home during the miserable wet weather to keep the portfolio and uploads going. I am still working on that although i managed to get... More
  • First 100 uploads

    by Adammeadows12 | 22nd of June, 2015

    today is my first milestone of 100 photo uploads . After uploading hundreds of photos and receiving disappointing rejects and I have learned about what to shoot and what not to shoot. The formula for successful photos and an increase in sales is the lessons learned from previous... More
  • Give Your Creativity a Push: The Importance of Starting

    by Gracelife | 22nd of June, 2015

      Sometimes in photography, we find that we've slowed down for some reason. These slow periods can be a natural part of our creative work. Sometimes we feel inspired, energized, in love with life and photography! Other times, we feel lukewarm about it all. Exploring the... More

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