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  • Animation clouds....

    by Aleksdem | 6th of September, 2012

    Once in the evening I was at home. And in a window casually was issued from the sun at sunset. It softly and beautifully laid down on clouds. Similar to the animated film! Unless such it was possible not to photograph? See Article
  • Product review

    by Robseguin | 31st of August, 2012

    I recently picked up a light tent for small product photography and wanted to share my initial tests. The one I purchased was the Dynaphos DPL-005L 24x24 LightCube. It packs really small and comes with 4 different backdrops (Black, White, Red and Blue). Please... More
  • Another milestone...

    by Gennaro86 | 27th of August, 2012

    Finally, one of my images has reached level 4: 10 download!!! I know that the higher level of the image will result in a decrease of the download but the satisfaction is really great ... To date, 153 people have used my photos in their works, and that makes me really happy... More
  • 1000 sales!!!

    by Nero67 | 26th of August, 2012

    Hello friends, I know this is a little success for many contributors but for me it is a Big Success, I finally reached 1000 sales :-) It took a bit over a year and half but i think it is not too bad with just 350 images online. Unfortunately i do not have too much time... More
  • Such a long reviewing time!

    by Acosmin | 21st of August, 2012

    For some time now it seems that the ETR until my submissions are reviewed keeps growing day by day. The latest images had an ETR of 105 hours yesterday and now are at 115 hours. If the website is so overwhelmed with submissions they should consider hiring some new staff to... More
  • Now reviews anymore?

    by Cristalloid | 28th of July, 2012

    If I go to my pending files list, in the ETR-row I only can read N/A... that is since the last 2 or 3 days... is there any problem with the website? See Article
  • My 100th sale!

    by Sindorei | 22nd of July, 2012

    Hello everyone, Just weeks after I successfully reached one great milestone here on dreamstime, namely having 100 uploaded images, another great achievement was fulfilled, I sold my 100th picture: Even while enjoying this success, I'm already aiming at my next goal,... More
  • Review: 70-200 4L USM

    by Chanevy | 18th of July, 2012

    I debated long and hard before buying this lense. It cost more than I had ever spent on glass before. And what I really wanted was the f2.8. But, if I went with the 2.8, I knew that I would need IS due to the weight of the lense and that added significantly to the cost.... More
  • My journey to 3000 sales reached today.

    by Retina2020 | 18th of July, 2012

    Wow. It just seems like yesterday when I started at Dreamstime and enter the world of microstock photography. I remember vividly saying to myself, it's worth a shot (pardon the pun) since I already enjoy taking photos anyway. What can a lose? Almost 5 years later, I finally... More
  • MY 100th image is online!!! Wohoooo :-))

    by Sindorei | 16th of July, 2012

    Hellooo everyone, Well I've gotten very good news today when I opened my inbox and first thing that I saw 10 unread emails from dreamstime.com entitled: selected image .... with this last batch of fine pictures I reached 100 (+1) images in my portfolio today and... More
  • Open Golf Championship 2012. Warning !

    by Davidwatmough | 12th of July, 2012

    As I have admitted before I am addicted to photography and will go almost anywhere and pay whatever it takes to get interesting, preferably unique, images. Living in Inverness there has been publicity for some time about the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open Golf... More
  • setting goals

    by Phoenixci | 8th of July, 2012

    Who would have believed a few months ago that I, a photographer without any training, would have reached over 100 photos accepted. The start of the journey was hard and after many refusals I wondered, (as many others have I am sure) if this was for me. I decided to take every... More
  • Nokia 808 Pureview - Never miss a stock photo moment?!

    by Retina2020 | 28th of June, 2012

    I've been a photography enthusiast for decades and have seen photography advance over the years. However with the launch of Nokia's 808 Pureview smartphone, photography is going to be changed forever. Anyone that has studied photography would have came across the example... More
  • High magnification macro photography on Dreamstime

    by M4rio1979 | 9th of June, 2012

    Macro photography is why I have started my photography seriously two years ago. World of insects, bugs, spiders. To be able to see such a small details of a small jumping spider, or a ladybug, butterfly, dragonfly or just a house fly, was very interresting to me, so I have... More
  • Primary and Secondary Games

    by Jianbinglee | 2nd of June, 2012

    I introduced a few primary and secondary Games photos.The children are very invested effort and hard work, regardless of the final results, such a positive spirit I was very impressed.I hope you will like them. More
  • How did you do with DT changes?

    by Egomezta | 1st of June, 2012

    A month ago DT changed the levels of the prices per image, here it is the link where you can see these changes: Levels Update Now it is easier for our images to reach levels, for example before for a level 4 an image needed 25 sales, now an image only needs 10 sales. That... More
  • Never give up!

    by Fultonsphoto | 17th of May, 2012

    On logging in today I was impressed to find that my latest sale was of this image. What made me impressed was that this is one of my most recently uploaded images, has only 32 views and sold for $4.32, and no that is not unusual, what is though, is... More
  • New lens and hopefully some more pictures

    by Llareggub | 16th of May, 2012

    I have been very quiet on the photography front for a few monhs, winter was brutal and cold and planting season is always very busy! However I have taken some of my macrostock earnings and invested in a couple of new lenses, the Tamron 17-50mm f.8 and the Sigma 50mm f2.8... More
  • RELEVANT Relevancy Searches

    by Clarsen55 | 14th of May, 2012

    I take changes here at dreamstime with a grain of salt...the administration usually does a good job of testing and tweaking until the change is fair and positive. BUT recently I have noticed a distinct downgrade in many of my images appearance in a search. When "buyer searched... More
  • The key word for keywords is: Simplicity

    by Mark6138 | 3rd of May, 2012

    Wherever I have information available about the terms used by buyers to select an image they have invariably used one of the simplest terms in my keywords list. Recent sales for me that highlight this include the terms 'gravel path' and 'headphones' as well as 'inhaler'... More

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