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  • Beginner trying to find path in stock industry. Please help!

    by Alemtma | 10th of November, 2015

    Hello everyone :) Two years ago I've joined Dreamstime. Unfortunately, I haven't made any sell yet. I was not very active in the past two years, but now I work every day and looking forward for some result. My portfolio counting about 5.000 images that need to be retouched.... More
  • Nearing 200 Images

    by Adammeadows12 | 17th of October, 2015

    I am very exited to say that I have reached my second goal of 200 images online on DT. About a few weeks ago I have gave illustrations a try and found it to be quite entertaining and fun. Its easy to shoot images then manipulate them into what you want your image to "say"... More
  • How do you remember all of the specific places you have captured?

    by Tempestz | 23rd of September, 2015

    I have the perfect and i think easiest solution to this question. As many of us take lot's of pictures and then have to sort through them, it is important that we capture the specific details of our photo shoots. For example, i have traveled to many places within... More
  • My Story, My Experiences Of One Year

    by Rajansingh | 3rd of August, 2015

    Before I start my story I want to tell my fellow photographers that I am not good in English. Hope you all will forgive me for that. I joined DT on 7/12/2014. Those days I knew nothing about photography and still I am learning, and this is a never ending process. One keeps... More
  • Tips for farm photography

    by Adammeadows12 | 30th of June, 2015

    Farms are seen as a dirty place, but through the lens of a camera so much beauty can be captured. As a farmer by day and a photographer by night one thing I can ensure you is that you should be prepared at all times. Prepare yourself and your equipment for dirt and dust,... More
  • First 100 uploads

    by Adammeadows12 | 22nd of June, 2015

    today is my first milestone of 100 photo uploads . After uploading hundreds of photos and receiving disappointing rejects and I have learned about what to shoot and what not to shoot. The formula for successful photos and an increase in sales is the lessons learned from previous... More

    by Wxh6763 | 9th of June, 2015

    It's time to vote for the assignment again. I think my photos are the best and useful. I hope you can give me your best wishes and voting! I have writed a blog that about country life. I think that we live in cities for our life, work, study and love, marriage, childbearing,... More
  • 1 year on DT- my story , never give up!

    by Paulliversagephotography | 14th of May, 2015

    Like many togs here who may have alternative income means to support themselves i have been through the ups and downs of " am i wasting my time" scenarios. Remember the main reason many of us take pictures- for the enjoyment of it-simple. I first started taking pictures and... More
  • Hello

    by Pamjreynolds | 30th of March, 2015

    Hello I joined Dreamstime towards the end of last year, and I must say I’ve enjoyed the experience so far. Although I have to admit I have had rejections too, (boo) and to honest I can understand why; but having said that, it is a learning curve for me and hopefully... More
  • Next milestone, 50 online files!

    by Angelaciudad | 2nd of March, 2015

    My first photo is since 01/31/2015 online, and since that day I only think on if I´m doing it well and how can I do it better and my photos more please, ideas, tips and recomendations are always welcome! ;) For the moment, still stays this photo as my favorite:... More
  • Help for your blurry images

    by Kgiszewski | 8th of February, 2015

            There is nothing worse than trying to learn photography only to be rewarded with blurry images. How hard can it be, right? The new DSLR camera you just acquired has GOT to be better than your phone or point-and-shoot camera you've had for years. Is there... More
  • Chinese photographers,please help me.

    by Laozhang | 5th of February, 2015

    Recently I can not complete the picture information editing, fault as follows: 1, DT Web access becomes very slow; 2, the top right corner of the website personal statistics do not appear; 3, the page is not normal, under the menu bar shows all the subordinate category... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Creativeimaging4u001 | 29th of October, 2014

    I am new to Dreamstime -- just had my first batch of photos approved. I am looking for insight as to what to do to sell photos -- actually any tips would help and what sells the best or most. Thanks for taking the time to read this and take a look at my first batch of photos.... More
  • Any tips for me...

    by Bluetoes67 | 18th of October, 2014

    Hello everyone, I would just like to introduce myself to you all and ask you for any advice that you think will help me. Well my name is Karen and as you can see I am into nature big time. I just love to be out and about in our beautiful countryside. Any thing that moves... More
  • My first blog - all criticism and advices are greatly appreciated

    by Pet548 | 4th of September, 2014

    I read the blog and I find there helpfull advices but I have never posted anything because I don't fell good with my English. I am new at photography. I wish to learn how to take beautiful pictures from you all and to try to improve mines. Any help or advice would be appreciated.... More
  • Just starting, how am I doing??

    by Somadlyinlove | 7th of May, 2014

    I am just getting started and don't pretend to know anything about photography. I just enjoy it and hope to learn as I go and possibly make some money. I currently have 19 approved photographs and 22 pending. My current goal is 50 approved. I have been selling digital... More
  • Festivals and Celebrations Collection

    by Cheese365 | 3rd of February, 2014

    I saw this image and it inspired me to create a new collection. I only have 3 images at the moment in this collection: if you have an image you think would fit this collection "Festivals and Celebrations" please let me know. I'm looking for traditional or unusual, lots of... More
  • How to deal with common rejections?

    by Mrhighsky | 14th of January, 2014

    What do every contributors hates about stock photography? Yes that's right being your image rejected. I have been on dreamstime as a contributors for about 3 years and during this period I have learned a lot about microstock, So I would like to share my experience... More
  • Magazine Cover:)

    by Adeliepenguin | 9th of December, 2013

    I recently broke my wrist and had a cast above my elbow. I couldn't drive, couldn't open a jar, and could hardly lift, hold and use my camera. So imagine my dismay when the mother of the models I work with ask me to take some photos. She wanted to try for a magazine cover... More
  • Dreamstime Is The Best

    by Cheese365 | 29th of November, 2013

    I may still be new to DT but... after trawling other similar sites I have decided DT is definitely the best! With DT you get; Help and support from members via comments. This is really useful and informative. Referrals system - just great! Easy to use site - even... More

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