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  • Gimme a _______________

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of December, 2007

    Today I launch my first annual ‘Gimme’ column with suggestions for holiday gift giving. This is the spot for fun camera things and photo themed gifts to give and receive that won’t break the bank. There are several cameras that fall into the “I am a cheap but clever... More
  • More Images Accepted

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of July, 2015

    Hello Just a quickie to say that I've had a few more images accepted onto Dreamstime, so well onto my target of 100 online. I know rejections are a pain, but without them we could miss out on doing our very best work. I do appreciated that the whole aspect of photography... More
  • Over 200 photos!

    by Andreamangoni | 16th of July, 2015

    I would just like to share with you the satisfaction of achieving a small goal: I have exceeded the quota of 200 photos accepted!   Over the months, my portfolio has been enriched by various types of images, although the animals and macro photography are my first love... More
  • My first target

    by Fotografieschnabel | 15th of July, 2015

    Only a few days after my first blog, I'm having 48 photos online and still a lot pending for approval. My goal was to have at least 50 files online by the end of July, since I have a daytime job I haven't always have the time to go out and make some stocks. I really love... More
  • First Target Reached

    by Pamjreynolds | 8th of July, 2015

    Hi folks, I just wanted to say how pleased I am to have had another batch of files accepted. My acceptance ratio has improved as well - ten out of eleven this time, and I have at last reached my first benchmark of 50 images. There is still a long way to go to catch... More
  • 50th image accepted

    by Robertflynn | 14th of June, 2015

    hi folks Well when i started with DT i set myself a target, get 50 images accepted, i am pleased that today i successfully crossed that off my to do list, well not really i just added another 50 and now aiming for the round 100.        At the same time i was... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 2)

    by Matthewcuda | 22nd of May, 2015

    In part one of this series I talked about bird photography and photography in general as a blending of knowledge, pre-image visualization and gear which when used properly will result in better photographs of the subject. I also talked about my recommendations for a great... More
  • Chuffed - Just hit $1000

    by Iankeirle | 14th of May, 2015

    Chuffed - just hit $1000 dollar target from 349 downloads. I've learnt a lot on the way from the early days of rejection and I am now a much better photographer. Next target 500 sales.   See Article
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part I)

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of May, 2015

      I have been asked two different times recently as to how to get started in wildlife photography and how my photographs are so sharp? I of course gave the obligatory answers about shutter speed, aperture, a good tripod and practice, but this has unfolded into larger... More
  • How I'm Using My Budget Lenses

    by Keremgo | 4th of March, 2015

    I'm a Nikon D90 owner and I bought my camera with a typical kit that very much available in my country. D90 body, an 18-55mm VR plus a 55-200mm VR and a nifty fifty (50mm f/1.8 non AFS version). I added a battery grip and Flash to it later. When first time I joined here,... More
  • 300 files online

    by Sebastian423 | 30th of January, 2015

    Hi everyone Small milestone reached so something nice to share :)   My ultimate goal is 10.000 i wonder how long its going to take hehe   I guess my son will be posted at 10.000 file so i wonder how old is he going to be!   Think i need to change... More
  • 2000 approved images

    by Captblack76 | 11th of December, 2014

    Dear friends ... on may 2013 I celebrated 1000 files online ... finally I reached 2000 !!! I'm really happy to achieve it before the end of 2014 ... And now ... to 3000 ( new target ) ... I hope :-)   See Article
  • 32 images accepted in 3 weeks from my registration

    by Adrianacapuccio | 29th of October, 2014

    Hey guys, I'm in the third week of entry in dreamstime with my 32 images accepted, so far all commercial images. Yesterday, I brought my first editorial image! The world of microstock is still very unknown for me and I hope to reach at least 100 images within the next... More
  • 50 Photos online

    by Sebastian423 | 20th of October, 2014

    Hello DT I've joined July 25, 2014 that's where my photography adventure starts :) I had no experience before that time. After a month I've set my first goal to increase acceptance ratio as it was only 33%. It motivated me to learn more about photography and quality... More
  • My target 50 images finished on this month

    by Camerahistorylive | 3rd of October, 2014

    I am must to get Online 50 images on this month offer. I just started with the first Dreamstime if have any mistakes please suggest thanks.   See Article
  • Woohoo! My First Sale! So exciting!!!

    by Rhbabiak13 | 2nd of October, 2014

    I awoke to a pleasant surprise this morning. My first sale. This is the picture that will always go down as my first sale.   See Article
  • 200 images online

    by Davem01 | 8th of September, 2014

    well, I've made it to 200 images online with the pic of the CTrain in dowtown Calgary  I'm not sure if I have fully grasped the requirements for stock photography as my favourite images don't seem to do too well, this is one of MY favourites but doesn't seem to be that... More
  • The travel 'Nuggets'

    by Pepitevoyage | 17th of June, 2014

    Sophie Dauwe & Jean-Jacques Serol / Pepite Photography French Photographer, Jean-Jacques Serol has worked in Brussels for over 30 years, first managing pro photo labs, then running his own consulting services. His experience honed him for all possible challenges and... More
  • Do you need a card ?

    by Davidwatmough | 30th of March, 2014

    The other day I rang a friend who said she had fallen and was now in bed after the skin on her leg had become infected. I was on my way to buy a get well card when I remember the images that I had recently posted on DT. I thought using Photoshop I can add text ' get... More
  • Alternative Strobist lightning for beauty fashion shoot.

    by Karelnoppe | 26th of September, 2013

    Sometimes traveling with heavy photographic gear could be an issue, especially by plain these days with all the luggage restrictions. For me the answer is the marvelous world of Strobist photography with wireless triggers,portable light boxes, speedlights ect. This particular... More

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