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  • User Generated Content Expo

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2009

    Microstock falls into the UGC classification but when one tries to define UGC to someone who has never heard of it, you realize that the designation doesn’t totally apply to Dreamstime. A friend in the industry who works with professional advertising photographers on assignments... More
  • Industrial Strength

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of July, 2008

    Sixty percent of world trade is comprised of heavy industry and businesses in the engineering sector. Images of oil and gas industries, shipbuilding, power plants, mining, and others such as steel, cement and iron fabrication are required for news and editorial uses especially... More
  • Second iPhone picture accepted at DT!

    by Physi28 | 11th of July, 2014

    I just managed my second Iphone photo to be accepted at DT, it is made using the panorama panning mode of the Iphone 4S which is very easy to use and gives great results. Greetings to everybody here! http://animalsdaily.blogspot.com   See Article
  • Lens cap!

    by Lenutaidi | 8th of August, 2013

    Hi! Today I want to bring to the knowledge about an object chopped but very important: LENS CAP! Yeah you read it right! I did not give much importance to this thing:lens cap.I covered the lens with a silk handkerchief and an elastic: So the last two weeks a lot of pictures... More
  • Dust in Sensor

    by Vtr | 20th of May, 2013

    In one of my recent trips I have end up having some dust in my sensor and my attempts to clean this had caused more damage than help. I tried the local canon service center but they would not help as my EOS 350 D is too old and is no longer supported. The only option that... More
  • Imagination and Originality

    by Wisconsinart | 1st of July, 2012

    Imagination and Originality As the stock industry over-saturates itself with the same types of images and concepts, it will be key to come up with new ideas in order to stand out and maximize portfolio potential. Using your imagination to produce original ideas is therefore... More
  • 93% of photo uploaded on 11.11.11 have been accepted

    by Editor77 | 15th of November, 2011

    Hello I'm glad to see my work was well appreciated by reviewers and almost all photos uploaded on 11.11.11 (expect very few which i must resubmit again after i made all the corrections) are accepted here. Probably for me was a lucky day. I wish even one of them be voted... More
  • Beware - the dust!

    by Le0nid | 17th of May, 2011

    Drawing a picture, I encountered a small problem. My graphic tablet started working disgusting. The cursor moves erratically and at times graphic tablet disconnected completely. I was furious after 15 minutes! Replacing the battery did not help. Reconnect to different terminals... More
  • Tips On Infrared Photography

    by Crookid | 31st of March, 2011

    Shooting infrared with digital is much different from my early black & white/darkroom days. But, in some respects is somewhat similar, because you still have a thick filter to shoot through. So a tripod is an absolute necessity if you want good, quality (noise free) images.... More
  • Crazy (stock) world

    by Meryll | 26th of January, 2011

    Today going through web I have found a company located in my country selling (better to say reselling) Dreamstime photos and pictures including pictures of exclusive DT contributors, obviously in an agreement and cooperation with DT. What is interesting is the price for... More
  • Secrets of the Stock Industry Revealed!

    by Wisconsinart | 2nd of September, 2010

    Would you like to know some of the secrets of the stock industry that will make you stand out amongst the rest? Do you want to have a reputaion with the Reviewers? Are you looking for a certain kind of success with your images? Do you want to make a huge impact on your earnings?... More
  • Cars and image

    by Shadow69 | 8th of April, 2010

    Just as any joke playing on stereotypes, it is a fairly bad joke. But thinking about it, I realize just how closely we relate our perception of self with material possessions and how other people see us through these possessions. And nothing demonstrate this more than... More
  • Ruhr.2010

    by Cristalloid | 15th of January, 2010

    Recently the European Capital of Culture RUHR.2010 opened it doors. Come to the Ruhr area and have a look what has been made from one of the biggest industrial regions in Germany. There are many things to discover for us photo-afficionados, have a look at these websites:... More
  • Stock Image Searches Downward Trend

    by Chrissatchwell | 15th of December, 2009

    I was doing some research recently into the stock image market as I've been involved with it for a few years and I was interested to see if I could find any data to try and build up a picture of where it is going. One of the things I found out was the very clear downward... More
  • How to check your camera sensor for the presense of dust.

    by Pardeep08 | 6th of March, 2009

    My technique to check my camera sensor for the presence of dust. Pre-requisites 1. A white paper sheet. Steps 1. Set the white sheet on a table. 2. Mark a black spot(with a marker) on the sheet. 3. Fix the camera on the tripod. 4. Set the camera to it's minimum... More
  • My camera lens

    by Justmeyo | 29th of January, 2009

    I started again to upload photos and i am happy.Two months i took a "break". I say break between quotes because i did not wanted this break but i made a mistake and my camera was broken.I will tell you stupidity that I did to not do the same .My camera lens had a small,... More
  • Clean that dust! Google isn't your excuse.

    by Petarneychev | 3rd of December, 2008

    As an editor there is one thing that drives me crazy when it comes to refusing otherwise good images. Sensor dust - it can make a perfectly good landscape look ugly. Studio shots are not insured against it either. It has one of the simplest solutions, but if not dealt with... More
  • Hurray... first download

    by Frebeat | 27th of November, 2008

    So it happened today... more or less as a surprise when I opened the DT window. Honestly speaking, I did not expect it to happen already after being active for only 6 weeks on DT. Anyway, it encourages me to write my first blog and for sure to keep on uploading. I am... More
  • Sensor Cleaning

    by Patballard | 28th of September, 2008

    Most of the photography blogs that I read have a thread about sensor cleaning. It's the bane of digital cameras. While computers and digital imaging have opened up an amazing new world of vision for us, it's also given photographers some new frustrations. I can't remember... More
  • Keeping It Clean

    by Niagaragirl | 4th of April, 2008

    I recently completed a photo shoot for a client that was on a tight schedule. They had purchased some discounted ad space with a fast approaching "deadline for materials" date and wanted a photo that was fresh. After the main subject is selected, I try to get the best product... More

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