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  • I miss my Indonesia!

    by Avenikolas | 28th of February, 2015

    After one year when I was living in Bali and travelling around all archipelago I´m sitting in my flat in Brno, outside is 5°C and I´m thinking about my dear Indonesia. And I decided to write few words about photos which I love so much. My photos, to be clear. 1.... More
  • 103 accepted photos

    by Pet548 | 2nd of February, 2015

    Hello friends, Although I have no sales yet I am very happy because I reached 103 approved photos. Photography is my hobby and my passion and I have a great desire to improve my skills. Therefore feedback and suggestions are very important for me. My English is not very... More
  • My 100th sale on Dreamstime!

    by 4harmony | 31st of December, 2014

    I am very excited to reach sale #100 today! Here is my #100 sale.   Stock photography is my hobby and I really enjoy being part of this great community. I am learning so much from each of you and from the photos that do or do not get accepted. Here are my two... More
  • And what about hobbies?

    by Korat_cn | 6th of February, 2014

    Love is the answer. Well, this is not just a famous song. This is really the right way to do things. Making illustrations is my passion, but not the only one. So, searching for inspiration, what about following all the things I love? And then, a series of illustrations... More
  • Me and My Photography

    by Tarasbunt | 23rd of December, 2013

    Hello my name is Taras and I live in the UK. I am currently studying photography and I am very passionate towards it. The cameras I own are, Nikon D5200 and the Canon 1000D. I am not a professional but I would love to be one day. See Article
  • 6 years on DT and counting

    by Gmargittai | 4th of October, 2013

    I did not realize it is already six years. Six years and one month more precisely. I can't really call it a big success but it is no total failure either. Sold 1503 pictures and managed to put 840 online. There were ups and downs, moments of joy and hope followed by moments... More
  • Assignment image in last seconds :)

    by Mythja | 5th of March, 2013

    this was the fastest review of my image on DT. it was reviewed within an hour. and now i see assignment is closed. thanks DT. here is the image. See Article
  • Four photos approved in this assignment!

    by Alvera | 5th of March, 2013

    Everybody listen: your Dorian King, Alvera, is very pleased. Four photos approved in current Dreamstime assignment. An engine mechanic, a beautiful gardening woman, grandma cooking a fish and a boy reading a horror book. Link here: http://www.dreamstime.com/hobbies_winners-... More
  • I got in this month's assignment contest!

    by Inyrdreams | 21st of February, 2013

    I was very happy to see One of my images made it into this months assignment contest. I spent hours looking over all the hundreds of hobby editorial photos I had done.. civil war reenactment, model trains, volunteer.. there are so many many hobbies out there- but I find I... More
  • Wow... Were accepted three of my illustrations for assignment

    by Fantasyart | 15th of February, 2013

    I am very happy! In February I went to the assignment with five illustrations and accepted me three. It's my first assignment. Thank you. I invite you to vote for me, if you like my illustrations. Greetings :-) More
  • hobby assignment question

    by Inyrdreams | 15th of February, 2013

    hi all ! I wrote to admin and asked if editorial photos were allowed in the assignment, however, 3 days later I still have not gotten an answer. for some reason, I am not getting answers~! so... does anyone know if editorial photos of hobbies are allowed? Ive read the rules.... More
  • My very own DSLR camera...at last

    by Eclecticelegance | 10th of February, 2013

    Hello again. :-) Long time, no blog-eth. Oh, well. :oops: I've had a busy year so far, and I'm a senior now at my university, so I'm focusing on finishing up and graduating. ;-) But! I did make a very important purchase over last summer--I finally bought my DLSR... More
  • Professional vs. Amateur Photographer

    by Crazydaizy99 | 11th of May, 2012

    I have been scouring the blogs lately and I have seen a certain wall between professional photographers and amateur photographers. I have read the arguments that anyone with a digital camera can now snap a decent shot and upload "stock" photos and essentially dilute the stock... More
  • Online photo 500

    by Jianbinglee | 7th of March, 2012

  • What speed is normal for you?

    by Gelia | 14th of June, 2011

    What upload per month is normal for you? Making photo is not my job, just a hobby. After work in the evening I upload photos to Dreamstime, not all of these photos are accepted by checkers. 20 uploaded photos per month is my comfortable speed. I upload photos not only... More
  • Don't quit your regular job just yet!

    by Babar760 | 6th of May, 2011

    Ever wonder how fast "penny" stock ( that's usually how much we get paid ) is growing? Type in any image you're looking for and see how many pages pop up. Many times over 300 and if you multiply that times the number of images on the page, that equals 9000 different images.... More
  • Hiking with baby

    by Mangroove | 4th of May, 2011

    Hello Dreamstimers, Today I want to present you our family hobby: hiking. We love to on trips, explore and discover the beauty of the mountains, the beauty of the nature. Since our little baby came along, we didn't gave up, we go even more often.Baby’s arrival... More
  • Living from microstock photography

    by Viperagp | 24th of March, 2011

    it's possible to earn a living from microstock photography, or a utopia and must be a very good hobby and just to pay the bills... See Article
  • Children and Photography

    by Jvecc1 | 9th of March, 2011

    I have a 11 year old nephew who is a good kid but at that age where we got to keep em in check. Smart on the computer and adept, somewhat addicted, at video games. Outdoors didnt play much into his life. Well this bothered me to some extent as the balance was not there. Too... More
  • Acceptance of who you are - a hobbyist perspective

    by Mellimage | 21st of January, 2011

    The other day I enjoyed reading Visceralimage's blog about accepting who you are photographicaly speaking. This entry is probably more of a continuation of his thoughts, than a reply. The first thing I have to accept is that I am not a professional photographer. At least... More

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