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  • My first additional format!

    by Trottola | 22nd of September, 2010

    Yesterday I've sold my first additional format... it's an ".ai" extension for a vector image. Unluckly it has been sold has a subscription, so I only earned 0,42$, not much... but I'm happy to know that the time spent to save my files as additional format can be useful... More
  • First timer with a lot of questions.

    by Edthehead123 | 14th of September, 2010

    This is my first blog and also my first time trying to sell any of my photography. I am looking for advise, constructive criticism, and maybe some words of encouragement. I would like to know how what type of shots sell, how to take them, and any sort of information on this... More
  • Interesting Facts About Moon Photography

    by Noonie | 31st of August, 2010

    Interesting article by Randy Miller from the Old Farmer's Almanac: One-hundred-fifty years ago, on the night of September 1, 1849, the nearly full Moon appeared over the town of Canandaigua, New York. At 10:30 P.M., Samuel D. Humphrey slid a highly polished, silver-... More
  • Learning Curve

    by Williamardrey | 5th of August, 2010

    I'm learning so much from reading other contributors' blogs. I almost feel like I should be paying for this. One contributor summed it up nicely by saying it's quality that will get you noticed and as someone else said: everyone can improve. I think that will be my... More
  • TIFF

    by Cristalloid | 18th of June, 2010

    Hi everyone! DT provides the possibility to buy TIF-images instead of JPGs. That said, I would like to ask all of you about your experience with this opportunity. Does it often happen, that a customer buys (and pays the extra price) this format?... More
  • Mona Lisa Beets and other tales

    by Adeliepenguin | 2nd of May, 2010

    I started uploading to Dreamstime about a year ago. Like many of you, I have a day job that doesn’t involve using a camera. Thus, I set my goals easy…15-20 uploads a month, with no expectations of sudden wealth. So far I think I am doing okay. My mother says... More
  • Arbor Day and May Day

    by Noonie | 29th of April, 2010

    We have some more "Days" upon us. Here is some info about the special dates from "The Old Farmer's Almanac". April 30—National Arbor Day As editor of the Nebraska City News, Julius Sterling Morton proposed the first statewide Arbor Day for April 10, 1872. Over one... More
  • The Technical Aspects of Photography

    by Petarneychev | 15th of April, 2010

    1. You can have the latest and greatest product of any technology but what good is it if you don't know how to operate or use it? 2. The vast majority of today's equipment still functions on the basis of (very) old and well-known principles. So, these are the pillar... More
  • Inkscape

    by Cristalloid | 19th of February, 2010

    I am wondering in which format I should save and then submit illustrations made with Inkscape. The DT-faq say: I am an illustrator; do you accept illustrations? We love illustrations! Vector files should be saved in raster format, JPG at a high resolution, saved at highest... More
  • A free program for additional format eps

    by Lesnivila | 3rd of February, 2010

    Dear members of dreamstime, sometimes I am reading, that the additional format was not accepted. You can fix this problem, if you are using the open source program GIMP. It is an image manipulation program and it is free. You can download it on GIMP.org. I had the... More
  • My first TIFF sale

    by Jinlide | 22nd of January, 2010

    Just a week after the announcement of TIFF availability, I opened up my account and got a pleasant surprise: one of my image got a TIFF sale. It was among my favorites. Taken in a alleyway in a historical downtown at sunset. Until then I had been only loading JPG.... More
  • My First Tiff Format Sale

    by Indy2320 | 13th of January, 2010

    On the same day that Dreamstime announced that Tiff Format images would be available someone purchased one of my images in the new format.The image sold for eleven credits or $5.74 in U.S. currency.That is really cool and i hope everyone else had the same good fortune.The... More
  • Raw and DNG format

    by Yuritz | 6th of November, 2009

    Most of us already know about all the problems you can find using a Raw format for your pictures and I mean that some programmes don't suppost the kind of Raw file your camera uses and there is even a debate on a future used of them because of the same difficulty;so Adobe... More
  • Photography LINKS

    by Maigi | 26th of September, 2009

    Whoo, there's so much information about photography in the Internet, that sometimes it's very hard to think out, where to start the studies. Great blogs, great articles, great tuts. Everywhere. Have you ever wished that there would be a place, one and only place, where... More
  • Request additional format

    by Alvinku | 14th of September, 2009

    Can somebody share if you got the following email from Dreamstimes? Quote: This notification was sent by a potential buyer, who is interested to download one of your files in an additional format. If you are able to provide such format. Buyer needs the raw image. Unquote:... More
  • Metadata

    by Maigi | 25th of August, 2009

    What is metadata? Metadata is an information that describes, explains, locates, or otherwise makes it easier to retrieve, use, or manage an information resource. Metadata is often called data about data or information about information. When it comes to digital images, it... More
  • Hungary's spotlight - New lights of Budapest

    by Aginger | 25th of June, 2009

    As I promised before, I'd like to keep your eyes on beautiful details of Hungary. Today's spotlight is the shortest, green bridge of Budapest, the renovated Liberty (Szabadság) Bridge. It was under reconstruction almost 2 years long, it's given back to public at the end... More
  • Hungary's spotlight - The Esterházy palace in Fertőd

    by Aginger | 4th of May, 2009

    Good day! As I promised before, I'm ready to share some information with you about my photos and destinations. :) Today let's start in a small town of Hungary, called Fertőd. 25 kilometers far from Sopron, there was a little village with a malarial swampland - until 1720,... More
  • Twitter, Face Book, My Space, Learn More Photography, Learn More Digital Imaging, Stay Creative

    by Patballard | 22nd of March, 2009

    The flood of information and tools needed to have successful microstock sales has been overwhelming me at the moment. Add into all of that the need to keep learning more about photography and digital imaging, plus the need to keep progressing as an illustrator, and you have... More
  • Love for butterflies

    by Saniphoto | 20th of March, 2009

    I have wondered, but cannot find out why I love butterflies so much. I have made several composite photographs using these delicate and colourful insects as part of the image and I'm also pretty satisfied with the results and how they have been appreciated. I have read... More

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