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A Sense of Place (Part II)
posted by ellenboughn - 28th of february, 2007
Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how... More...
The Art of Seeing
posted by yelo34 - 25th of march, 2013
I think, we will agree that the most important quality in a photographer is the ability to see interesting subjects. I would like to recommend a book named: "Photography and the Art of Seeing" by Freeman Patterson. I got it when I entered... More...
Difficulties with first stock photos
posted by photoalenka - 23rd of january, 2013
Hello! I'm now 25 years old and half of my life (since 12) I'm with camera in hands. The process of seeing the picture and finally taking it is something, that can't be divided from my life. But... for all these many years I was... More...
Stock photography, Hit or Miss
posted by linushutz - 10th of december, 2012
Seems like some people are just cruising through the stock photography with ease, and some people like me are really struggling. Is it difficult for you as well? what are the challenges you go through mentally, physically? how... More...
Diffraction on smaller aperture values TEST
posted by alvera - 14th of august, 2012
This post was continued with some tests: http://www.dreamstime.com/thread_29668 Test finished (at least, a preview). http://alveraphoto.blogspot.ro/2012/08/diffraction-on-smaller-aperture-values.html Test subject: a small part... More...
Light Diffuser in a pinch
posted by racheld32 - 15th of june, 2012
I was in a photo workshop not too long ago and our instructor told us a great idea for creating a light diffuser in a pinch. Basically, take a kleenx and wrap it around your flash and secure with a rubber band. Easy peasy,and it works... More...
No rejections, what's wrong with my photos?
posted by jdanne - 10th of january, 2012
Last Sunday I downloaded 11 editorial photos and the next day all were accepted! NO REJECTIONS! AND: Nothing to learn!!!! It's the first time I made this experience! No - bad light - that's not what we are looking for - not stock... More...
Sweet Reward !!
posted by hongchan001 - 19th of november, 2011
Since last month after decided on going serious into stock photography, this very first (Editor Choice) come in precise timing for giving me a boost in confident. The idea on creating this picture come when I... More...
The September 11 Syndrome
posted by digikhmer - 20th of august, 2011
Today, it is increasingly more and more difficult to take photographs peacefully without being challenged by the so-called guardians of the place. It is generally accepted that any place frequented by the general public is in fact a... More...
Backgrounds and textures
posted by dark3y3s - 9th of august, 2011
Hey everyone! Lately, I was thinking to try something different, so here I am, sharing with you some of my first background and texture uploads. They're all taken at my home; we're currently making some changes and there's paint,... More...
Trying something new
posted by digitalreflections - 2nd of april, 2011
While most of my uploads here on Dreamstime have been people or product shots,I recently decided to try something quite out of my comfort zone. While there are a number of tributes to 9-11 on this site, I decided to see if I could... More...
Why some pictures sell
posted by joezachs - 28th of march, 2011
I wonder why some pics sell and why some don’t For example compare the picture on the left and the one below. The sale for the first one is nill while the one below has 8 downloads. While the action depicted in both are same,... More...
Two secondary level photos
posted by jianbinglee - 7th of march, 2011
To date, there are two pictures promoted two level, hereby commemoration. Dreamstime Stock is interesting to do, it is difficult thing.Of course, fun. Here are a few pictures of the new approval. More...
My worst photos?
posted by gennaro86 - 23rd of january, 2011
Hi DT people, Today I'm studyng my upload photos views and I've seen a particular.... There are some picture in my portfolio that are more similiar in composition and keyword, but some of this are more visited while other of this... More...
Credits
posted by bobsphotography - 25th of september, 2010
There is something I don't understand. This picture was sold two times. Last time yesterday and the first time three day's ago. Both with 2010 credits and with the same resolution, large. With the last sale the earnings were higher... More...
TIFF vs. JPG
posted by cristalloid - 15th of august, 2010
Hi everyone! I am wondering about the difference between TIFF and JPG. We all load up JPGs to Dreamstime and the downloadable TIFFs were generated from these uploaded JPGs by Dreamstime. What I do not understand is how it comes... More...
To know a different Majorca
posted by charlydamart - 12th of july, 2010
Hi to all, I have the collection to show you different images form Majorca. This is a beautiful place to live, but also to visita. And it is not ONLY SUN AND BEACH. Please, have a look of it and I promise I'll try to have this... More...
Assignment Fever
posted by rosedarc - 26th of march, 2010
Ever been caught by the Monthly Assignment Fever? Being left ecstatic because your image was selected, or depressed because it was rejected? Assignments are a rather difficult exercise, with an approval rate of generally less than... More...
Panoramic images
posted by charlydamart - 28th of december, 2009
Is it difficult to sale panoramic images on DT? I have some of them on line and any download of them. Do you think that this market is overcovered? Please, some help and a critic opinion: Thank you and happy... More...
Is it worth going exclusive?
posted by chrisbrignell - 16th of december, 2009
Just wondering if anyone is exclusive with dreamstime and if they would recommend it or not? Do you make more money this way? I do have images with a different agency and they are doing just as well if not better so its tricky... More...
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