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A day in the editor's life
posted by nikitu - 7th of september, 2007
Morning wake up is at 8 AM for me, too early if you ask me but I have to travel the whole town to get to office so here comes the oh_so_hated ring of my alarm (sound)alarm clock(sound). Then I take that five_more_minutes_in_bed time... More...
Spot on photos that I like from Dreamstime - 9
posted by saniphoto - 7th of september, 2007
Here is all in the simplicity. White computer keyboard and the right red key with Help text. Simple and effective. Great concept. There is all what I dream for: the simplicity and the message.
Spot on photos that I like from Dreamstime - 8
posted by saniphoto - 6th of september, 2007
Maybe is not the most original idea in the world, it recall someway something we have seen already. True, similar conceptual ideas abound now in stock. Anyway it's simplicity and the fact it is just a still-life photo (I means, is not... More...
Dreamstime becomes a General Member of PACA
posted by achilles - 6th of september, 2007
I have just received an email from Ms. Cathy Aron, Executive Director of the Picture Archive Council (PACA). One year after the initial application, Dreamstime membership was approved by the Board to move from provisional to general... More...
Spot on photos that I like from Dreamstime - 6
posted by saniphoto - 5th of september, 2007
This a is wonderful and clever idea! The pepper with a zip (in fact is a successful image) was good indeed. It require surely a good ability in Photoshop, but shows how digital can help to make true good ideas. It should be always in... More...
Spot on photos that I like from Dreamstime - 5
posted by saniphoto - 4th of september, 2007
This kind of illustration-collage I like for two reasons: the good interpretation of the concept and the composition. The blue tonality add to it the right feeling. Occasionally I like to make also such kind of illustrations, so this... More...
Dreamstime vs. Traditional photography
posted by achilles - 4th of september, 2007
In a recent survey we have asked buyers who used traditional agencies before finding Dreamstime, specific questions regarding their experience. The questions were chosen after reading several articles written by analysts of the traditional... More...
Spot on photos that I like from Dreamstime - 4
posted by saniphoto - 4th of september, 2007
Here is another of the kind of images I love the most. Creative, humorous and witty. A simple business-financial concept (growth) very well interpreted. And the red color give the perfect touch of contrast to the scene. More...
Spot on photos that I like from Dreamstime - 3
posted by saniphoto - 4th of september, 2007
What I love of this photo is the clever usage of monochromatic tonality. Usually you see images of new year celebrations using bright colors, this one is made with a new (and in my opinion tasteful) feel for this topic. a refreshing... More...
Spotlight on photos that I like from Dreamstime - 2
posted by saniphoto - 3rd of september, 2007
This is one of the first images that I have seen and appreciated at Dreamstime when I joined. I was looking around to get an idea of what were the kind of images most downloaded and saw this nice photo-methapor. (Only later I found... More...
Spotlight on photos that I like from Dreamstime - 1
posted by saniphoto - 1st of september, 2007
I like this kind of images, highly creative and with a twist, because it communicate a (serious) message with fun and cleverness. One can choose to represent anorexia with a crude image or with a metaphor. In this case the metaphor... More...
The DT Team!
posted by thefinalmiracle - 29th of august, 2007
Many times we see the admins in their portfolios. We see their personality from their messages. We see love some and we hate some. And we give time for all this because I guess we are like a family here. But then hey! is it for real?... More...
3,000,000 submissions
posted by achilles - 28th of august, 2007
Each image should have its 15 seconds of blog fame (and its 10 years of stock value ;) ) so here it is, submission with number 3,000,000 on Dreamstime. Passed unnoticed and quietly. A great stock btw that should also give you more hints... More...
Different approach at stock photography
posted by saniphoto - 28th of august, 2007
When my wife noticed that Dreamstime agency, where I was selling images taken with my Canon powershot (yes, my first 20-30 images accepted were taken with a point and shoot! After that, only Nikon reflex) she decided to take part in... More...
My story at Dreamstime or how to became a better stock photographer - 5
posted by saniphoto - 27th of august, 2007
PART 5 subtitle: where I am now. You can do it too! This 2007 year is particularly fruitful for me at Dreamstime, because I have found my way to better manage the digital work-flow, nicely increasing acceptance ratio, sales and... More...
My story at Dreamstime or how to became a better stock photographer - 4
posted by saniphoto - 24th of august, 2007
PART 4 subtitle: more submission tactics This time I want to add something again about the submission of images, that is maybe the most important subjects for who want to be a better stock photographer in the microstock era.... More...
Don't Give Up
posted by bwendy3 - 23rd of august, 2007
I am relatively new to stock photography and still don't have that many photos on Dreamstime, but you can learn alot from the site and increase your selected photos. I use to shoot photographs and submit those I thought might be accepted... More...
First impression
posted by phaino - 23rd of august, 2007
I have found this beautiful site while I was surfing the net. I have seen the link in google! I think it could be one of my favourite site to upload my images. Thanks for the service! Have a nice day
My story at Dreamstime or how to became a better stock photographer - 3
posted by saniphoto - 18th of august, 2007
PART 3 subtitle: how to learn from others and submit quality images Year 2006 for me went well with growing sales month after month. Steadily but slowly. The portfolio continued to grow, reaching 600 then 700 and hitting the 900... More...
My story at Dreamstime or how to became a better stock photographer - 2
posted by saniphoto - 15th of august, 2007
PART 2 subtitle: Learn and accept rejections as a tool for growth I decided to consider my first year at Dreamstime as a 'learning year'. During this time I uploaded tons of images and illustrations, trying to cover my favorite... More...
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