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And what about hobbies?
posted 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?... More...
Me and My Photography
posted 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. More...
6 years on DT and counting
posted 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,... More...
Assignment image in last seconds :)
posted 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.
Four photos approved in this assignment!
posted 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:... More...
I got in this month's assignment contest!
posted 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... More...
Wow... Were accepted three of my illustrations for assignment
posted 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
posted 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... More...
My very own DSLR camera...at last
posted 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... More...
Professional vs. Amateur Photographer
posted 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"... More...
Online photo 500
posted by jianbinglee - 7th of march, 2012
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What speed is normal for you?
posted 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... More...
Don't quit your regular job just yet!
posted 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... More...
Hiking with baby
posted 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... More...
Living from microstock photography
posted 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...
Children and Photography
posted 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... More...
Acceptance of who you are - a hobbyist perspective
posted 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... More...
I and stock
posted by yuran - 19th of october, 2010
My name is Yuriy. I was born and live in Kazakhstan. Love the vector illustration. Since 2007 began to draw the illustrations for stocks. Work with stock is my hobby, which brings the additional finance.)) Dreamstime is one of the... More...
Shooting Your Own Kids (With a Camera, Not a Gun)
posted by gilmourbto2001 - 1st of march, 2010
So, I'm curious how many of us "Non-Professional" Microstockers take and sell pictures of our own kids. I classify myself as a "Non-Professional" simply because I have a real job and only get to do this on the side as a hobby. I truly... More...
From stock photo hobbyist to microstock pro
posted by helix7 - 16th of february, 2010
Browse any microstock message board and you will find countless discussions about turning your microstock hobby into a career. Let's face it; this is a fun business to be a part of and if it is at all possible to turn it into a career,... More...
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