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  • 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
  • Improving the images with basic adjustments

    by Obiectiv | 4th of September, 2014

    No matter if you shoot in RAW or jpg, some basic adjustments of your images can be done in Photoshop or other programs, which will improve the quality and increase the chances for your image to be accepted/downloaded. Here are some basic adjustments: Crop - Most of... More
  • Improvement

    by Jaap2861 | 30th of August, 2014

    This picture of de Watergate of Sneek in the Netherlands was my first uploaded and accepted photo on Dreamstime in January 2014. For so far it got 134 views. And no comments and no downloads. In June I wrote in my first blog I had my first download from the image with... More
  • Photography Resources

    by Iheartcountryphoto | 30th of July, 2014

    I am fairly new to photography, well officially, and since joining DT a year and a half ago have improved tremendously! My photography is a hobby, which I would love to make a career of someday, that I truely enjoy learning about and improving on. DT has assisted me in... More
  • Another milestone!

    by Doubleclick7 | 24th of June, 2014

    I recently reached 600 images uploaded on Dreamstime! This is Dillon, I tell him he's my star! He's my 600th image, and I have quite a few of him. It helps that he's so photogenic! And our small town is still recovering from a large hail storm, so editorial photo... More
  • My development at Dreamstime

    by Gellerpa | 12th of April, 2014

    When I started at Dreamstime, I thought every times about potential sales. I read different tips many times, which photos I should upload to get high sales and approval ratio. But 4 month ago I decided, that I don’t want take photos without passion. I started taking the... 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
  • 100 Uploads

    by Simathers | 11th of January, 2014

    After 8 long months, I finally reached 100 uploads! In the beginning I uploaded way too much and my images were not of interesting subjects and were low quality. After having almost all of my images rejected I went out and bought a better camera. I was hoping this would... More
  • Just Beginning at Dreasmtime

    by Kingtrac | 30th of December, 2013

    I'm just starting out at Dreamstime and it is my first microstock experience. I have nine images that have been accepted so far! I have been analyzing the images that have been accepted and rejected and I think it has already had a positive effect on my photography. I'... More
  • New Milestone at DT

    by Danchayuan | 5th of December, 2013

    Today is the first anniversary of the DT I know the time, in this year, I uploaded 217 pictures, also rejected a lot of pictures. By studying the DT, I learned a lot, develop the field of vision, learned to be careful. Here, thanks to DT, thanks to all buyers, thanks... More
  • My diligence have crowned success!

    by Rybalov77 | 26th of October, 2013

    Earlier I have heard from many about scarcity of my portfolio therefore has gone to vacation to work above these lacks. And here finally I can share with you the first good results with me who though can that and will disagree, but for me and such result already decent,... More
  • Progress update

    by Positiveflash | 16th of October, 2013

    I thought I would share an update with everybody on how my year and a half with being on Dreamstime is going. It has been a tough year and a half and I can report that I'm still here. I didn't quit like I wanted to back when I first started and I only had 3 of my initial... More
  • Illustration!

    by Akvileja | 5th of August, 2013

    Hello , I need your help people, could you tell me your opinion how I could improve my latest illustration -----> thanks in advance See Article
  • Keep shooting, Keep improving

    by Vcarmstrong | 24th of July, 2013

    This is a theme that you hear not only in photography but in stock photography as well. I can attest that this is the case if you put forth the effort. Things were rocky when I started about two years ago. My first month were all rejections, but I kept at it and here... More
  • Help!

    by Pant52005 | 15th of May, 2013

    Hi every one. I have been using DT for 2 years now, just start to upload regularly. I have up load 70 photos now, but the sell rate, Portfolio exposure and Database exposure is just extremely horrible. I am not sure what i can do to improve this. If anyone have an... More
  • My family hates microstock

    by Daddiomanottawa | 3rd of May, 2013

    Well, not exactly. I suppose I should rephrase my title to more correctly say, "My Family Hates the way microstock has changed me". Yup, it has. I am changed, altered. Microstockly-speaking, I am but a shadow of the man I was fifteen months ago. Like one of the Autobots... More
  • Change of season

    by Alexsleepy | 18th of April, 2013

    Well, i guess spring is finally here for the most of us, contributors at dreamstime! I managed to upload and get quite a lot of images accepted from the winter and skiing season, fact that made me very happy. Here some examples of my winter season images:... More
  • HOW TO INCREASE DETAILS IN YOUR SHOT IN FIVE SIMPLE STEPS

    by Harshvardhan | 27th of March, 2013

    I know there are lots of photographers out there like me who worked very hard to take a shot and loved it the most. But when reviewed it on their laptop or PC before submission to the site, felt lack of DETAILS in that shot and went into frustration over the result of hard... More
  • My first ever conceptual image sold!

    by Robinstockphotos | 30th of January, 2013

    This was my first ever planned shot....and I had shot this especially for uploading on Dreamstime. And tonight it sold. :) And this was also my 4th uploaded shot on Dreamstime. At that time I was finding this site TOTALLY frustrating. It was like there is no hope.... More
  • New skills

    by Williamardrey | 7th of December, 2012

    I've been exited about the last few months. I have been taking a formal course in Photoshop, and have begun to realize what a powerful tool it is. Things I used to wonder about and question are now becoming clear to me. I'm learning about masking, manipulating different layers... More

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