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  • A Whale of a Tale

    by Ellenboughn | 30th of July, 2008

    Taking photos of giant marine mammals can be tricky. First of all, they simply can’t be counted on to show up on set on time. Whale watching tour companies chart the movement of known pods and individuals to ensure that their trips offer the most likely chances of seeing... More
  • What does 20 cents mean to you?

    by Jimmytst | 28th of May, 2015

    Having become an exclusive contributor for Dreamstime recently, I would earn 20 cents for every photograph uploaded. I have been asking myself what this amount means to me. For most of us, I suppose, 20 cents isn’t much. It isn’t enough to get us a set lunch,... More
  • Can I make a living in photography? That is the question!

    by Babar760 | 19th of May, 2015

    In hindsight, it really boils down to two things, and two things only: luck, and how badly you want it. Without either, you don’t have a career. Remember, you are going into a profession that has no regulation of standards, cutthroat competition, a highly subjective, non-... More
  • How to correct Converging Verticals

    by Mrallen | 30th of April, 2015

    How to correct Converging Verticals. I'm sure many of you already know about the following technique, but judging by the number of uncorrected images in the Dreamstime files, I think it may be worth sharing this technique here. If you angle your lens up or down... More
  • Remove Eyes Bags in few click with Adobe Photoshop!

    by colourstudio | 3rd of April, 2015

    Eye bags can be unaesthetic, especially in female portraits. To fix eye bags with Photoshop there are several methods, my favored approach is the Retouching by Curves Layer because it leaves intact the color and skin texture.           Open you image... More
  • How to 'Sharpen' without increasing 'Noise'

    by Mrallen | 27th of March, 2015

    This is a tutorial on how to sharpen a slightly out-of-focus image WITHOUT increasing noise. If you have an image that's just slightly out-of-focus, and you try to sharpen it by just using the standard 'sharpen' filter in Photoshop, then the result is... More
  • How to see many shots have your camera with Photoshop...

    by FabioConcetta | 22nd of March, 2015

    Hi everyone, in this very short but useful tutorial, you can see how many shots you have made with your camera. Let's start: Open Photoshop and load the last image you shot or still one of the latest. Now go to File> infofile. From the menu"Description" you have to go with... More
  • Sam's Park and Shop and Other Attractions

    by Shootalot | 21st of March, 2015

    Most people when they pass by Sam's Park and Shop in Northwest Cleveland Park of Washington DC, take little notice. It looks like just another shopping center but it does have historical significance. Sam's Park and Shop which was built in 1931 by Samuel J. Gorlitz was... More
  • Christmas 2014

    by Shootalot | 13th of January, 2015

    Christmas 2014 has come and gone and this past year saw some new decorations especially at the Ellipse in Washington DC next to the White House. New for this year are computer controlled lights that change the colors of the small Christmas trees. Each one of these small... More
  • Shopping Frenzy *MY VERY FIRST TIME of joining the ON ASSIGNMENT

    by Mariayunira | 7th of January, 2015

    So this is it!!! Finally I have a huge courage to joining the 'On Assignment' competition. After several days of working, I finally sending 9 images. It is not about to win, but mostly about the awesome feeling in MY VERY FIRST TIME OF JOINING. And what makes... More
  • Christmas Shopping Online

    by Marconti805 | 23rd of December, 2014

    Well, there are only a few days left and i just ordered the last gift online. (few!) If you live in an area where shopping is not the best online shopping is the easiest way to get the item you need! I PS my desk in black & white and left gift in color... Merry Christmas... More
  • My first assignment file

    by Dianabahrin | 19th of December, 2014

    Hello, lovely people I want to share with you my joy of finally having an illustration accepted in the assignment. Maybe many of you have already participated more than once in the assignments, but for me it is the first time and I am really excited. I am also excited about... More
  • 500 wonderful sales!

    by Dianabahrin | 8th of December, 2014

    I'm so excited about reaching the threshold of 500 sales around here and I wanted to share my joy with you. I feel that these sales have been earned and although they may not be such a spectacular for four years of presence on the website, I started almost from the bottom... More
  • Ideas are transformed into images

    by Whitetqueen | 8th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone, I want to share with you that I have achieved significant results from the 300 online files, this is a great happiness for me! Most of my works are ideas transformed into an image in Photoshop and CorelDraw, illustrations and backgrounds for websites.... More
  • Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

    by Adrizoon | 12th of October, 2014

    Couple of years ago I visited the Big Bazaar in Istanbul. This Bazaar is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 60 covered streets and about 5,000 shops. It's a real shopping experience! Well known for its jewellery, hand-painter ceramics, carpets,... More
  • 1800 sales and other two images accepted ...

    by FabioConcetta | 26th of September, 2014

    A salute to the entire community of Dreamstime, I recently reached 1800 sales and have accepted two images, which are also my first tone mapping and a panoramic photograph. The program that I used for the tone mapping is SNS HDR, which has a great algorithm, as it creates... More
  • You Can Still Become A Good Contributor!

    by Greatali | 5th of September, 2014

    Well, as you all know that to become a well known contributor on any stock photography site around the net is like dream comes true for many of us here, but this is also an undeniable fact that without having good gadgets or equipments related to photography is simply impossible... More
  • Suggested read

    by Phoenixci | 5th of May, 2014

    I have the opportunity to live in a vast country that stretches from the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans and my work will on occasion have me travel from one side to the other. A fellow worker also an avid photographer knew that I was heading to the province of Alberta... More
  • Photoshop Tutorial: "Light Painting".

    by FabioConcetta | 3rd of April, 2014

    Greetings to all my friends and members of Dreamstime! I created another tutorial on Photoshop which I hope will be useful, both to enrich their cultural photographic, is to actually improve the quality of their photographs. Press on and open an image file on which to work.... More
  • MY FIRST SALE ON DT

    by Antonio1962 | 22nd of March, 2014

    AFTER SOME MONTHS, THE FIRST SALE HAPPENS AND I AM VERY HAPPY. WANT TO THANKS TO THE BUYER WHO PURCHASE IT AND TO DT FOR ACEPTED ME ON THE SITE. ALSO A BIG THANKS TO OTHERS CONTRIBUTORS WHO GAVE ME HOPE WORDS ABOUT MY WORK. MATOSINHOS DOCKS PORTUGAL More

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