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  • Celebrating my first 500 sales in 1 just year contributing

    by Bennymarty | 1st of May, 2015

    Hello I'm glad to share with you my new milestone in less than 1 year contributing. My first year dreamstime birthday will be on 9th may 2015 :) the beautiful day when I took the courage to make my first account in microstock photography and meet a professional judgment... More
  • Celebrating 2000 pictures online

    by Bennymarty | 30th of March, 2015

    Let me share with you my new milestone of over 2,000 photos online in 11 months of my membership to the community of DT. I am a contributor exclusive; therefore I have not brought my portfolio from another site but I made them one by one, each of the 2,000 pictures present... More
  • To Isolate or Not to Isolate

    by Littleny | 23rd of January, 2015

    When I first began submitting here at Dreamstime, I had it in my head that isolating on white backgrounds was what sells. Seemed as though most of my image searches came back with isolated background results. So I began to learning the process of isolation by way of lighting... More
  • Easy way to extract images from background

    by Nansaidh | 14th of February, 2014

    I found a great little filter for Photoshop that makes extracting images from the background that is quick and easy. It's called Re_Mask 3 from Topaz. ReMask gets the job done in a shockingly short amount of time, while requiring a bare minimum of your input. I use... More
  • Editing images on iPad

    by Moonbeamimages | 2nd of February, 2014

    Professional photographers might scorn this concept, but editing images on an iPad is not impossible. It is a great solution if you want to perfect images on the go, in situations when you do not have access to a computer, etc. NOTE ON CAMERAS It is not advisable to use... More
  • Frames

    by Akvileja | 12th of July, 2013

    I have uploaded a several frames during last week. But still I have 0 sales and 0 views, could you help me out and tell whats wrong with my frames ? See Article
  • Isolate while shooting!

    by Ilposeidone | 9th of October, 2012

    hi my friends I was thinkin' about my last images, some isolated pictures of different things and subjects I've taken to test my new lighting equipment. I've realized that i have not processed them with photoshop beacuse they don't need it... i've tried two simple tricks... More
  • How to isolate a picture in 5 minutes! (Including hair)

    by Parkinsonsniper | 4th of May, 2012

    Hi everyone, Ok I accept that I have a little exagerration in the title but believe me or not, I isolated the image on right in 2 minutes! so this is worth to read :) Ok here we go... We are going to use: - BW dialog box or adjustment layer - layers panel... More
  • My 200th image sale!!

    by Madajimmy | 30th of April, 2012

    With my small portofolio (85 images online), today I reached 200 sales. Of course, this jurney is still far away to get bigger and bigger milestones. This is the 200th sale image. I love to make some isolated images because they are just from simple objects that... More
  • Cars Clipart Collections

    by Nesan7 | 15th of April, 2012

    Hello everybody! ;) My name is Anton! Yesterday I did two my first collections of isolated cars clipart, on white and black backgrounds: Black Background White Background Enjoy, I'll be glad if you like it! More
  • Post Your Tomato Pics!

    by Ejkrouse | 4th of October, 2011

    The lowly Isolated Tomato catches a lot of flak around here. Why not celebrate it's dullness and unoriginality? Post yours and the story behind it! Here's mine: I threw it up on my portfolio almost as a joke after reading all the "white isolated girl cutting tomato while... More
  • My first "isolated on white" image uploaded and accepted

    by M4rio1979 | 4th of October, 2011

    A few days ago, I wanted to give myself a try on my first isolated image. I've been using some youtube examples on how to take and postprocess "isolated on white" images and finally I have done it. First I needed to do is to create some sort of low budget lightning... More
  • DIY II - SIMPLE LIGHT BOX

    by Akulamatiau | 23rd of September, 2011

    To take pictures of small items, I constructed a simple light box using white A4 papers. The crude sample of the box links here Next put it on a glass coffee table. I used two flashes, one aiming the lights from below to eliminate shadows and illuminate the object/... More
  • Studio shots without studio

    by Arvacsaba | 8th of August, 2011

    Hi, Probably this is not a new method for those without a studio, but I would like to share with you who are in the same boat as me. I am beginner and I don't have any reflectors, studio lights, lightboxes I don't even have an external flash. But I wanted to try isolated... More
  • Isolated yes, isolated no

    by Nero67 | 28th of July, 2011

    Hello friends! I am writing this blog in hopes of being useful. Surely many of you have read a recent blog written by a dreamstime's admin. It is about "isolated" word in stock language. As it has already happened to the word "vector" for illustrations, today it happens for... More
  • Isolated in Stock Language

    by Dudau | 27th of July, 2011

    I'm not a big fan of photographing isolated objects, but from my experience as a buyer for three years, I feel pretty qualified for writing on this subject. So here it is: "Isolated" in Microstock Language means plain, shadowless, easy to remove background. So, when you'... More
  • First Isolated picture sold

    by Digikhmer | 25th of July, 2011

    As I wrote on the previous article, I tried to upload some isolated pictures. I has been very fast to have a first sale. I got a 6 credits sale with the laser meter nine days after the upload. It doesn't reimbursed yet my investment for the tent but I have intention... More
  • An easy way to remove stray pixels in Photoshop

    by Alistaircotton | 30th of January, 2011

    We all hate rejection. No matter how thick my skin gets I still hate getting images rejected by stock agencies. Sometimes though, it’s all for a good reason and something great comes out of the whole learning experience. Yesterday was one of those days. I’ve... More
  • Mazes

    by Robertosch | 19th of January, 2011

    Hello, Here you can see a new collection of mazes. Enjoy and feel free to comment in any way you want, thank you. Mazes See Article
  • Bonsaiiiis

    by Aginger | 29th of October, 2010

    Short promotion again, maybe someone just looking for small trees isolated on white... ;) Have a great weekend, Friends! See Article

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