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  • What Designers Are Looking for in Stock Photography

    by Torchdesigns | 27th of October, 2009

    What are Graphic Designers and Creative Directors looking for, when it comes to the images they select? That is the ultimate question for anyone who creates stock photography, isn't it. Being a graphic designer and a creative director for almost a decade now has given... More
  • Reassessing my creativity

    by Danienel | 16th of October, 2009

    I have gone without analysing my photography and style for months on end, then just to return with massive amounts of self-conscious analysis of my influence, my style and then my way forward. Then to find myself getting drowned by a flood of assignments, where the creative... More
  • How to earn money here

    by Andreygorlov | 29th of September, 2009

    Everyone asking this question..is this possible to have a small portfolio and earn a lot here?i think yes but you must keep in mind some rules to be successful contributor. First thing you must have a really variety portfolio..For example if you upload only landscapes i bet... More
  • Intresting Customers and Pictures

    by Alberm | 21st of September, 2009

    It's very interesting that some pictures like this not even have a view in the statistic I wonder how this happens. Is it just keywords tagging or are the DT Customer more interested in other pictures? More
  • Stock image ranking game suggestion

    by Goodcontent | 6th of September, 2009

    Hi I am suggesting that there be one option the player could check when playing the game. It would be for illustrations on or off, then we could compare apples to apples (photographs to photographs) only, rather then apples to oranges (photographs to illustrations)... More
  • 2000 Games - Lessons

    by Mani33 | 8th of July, 2009

    Hi everybody, I just finished playing 2000 games, 2nd ranking at the moment, but the issue is not about a competition but what we learn from DT's mini school! I'm an illustrator not a photographer (Unfortunately!) but I also had lessons that I would like to share with... More
  • Masuria - did You vote for Worlds Seven Wonders of Nature?

    by Rangpl | 2nd of July, 2009

    About 5 days left so if You have own candidates You better hurry. I did already my selection, also added article about that short process. You can see there what was my favourite 7. But my first 3 was Masuria Lakeland - Poland, Cappadocia - Turkey and Bialowieza Forest... More
  • Solar Cooking

    by Psalm113v9 | 1st of July, 2009

    We just bought two solar ovens, and we love then. In one good really sunny day we can cook enough meals for our family of 10 for three days and them we make three gallons of tea as well. So now we only cook every third day if the weather is SUNNY. This got me to thinking... More
  • Twittering Around!

    by Laroach | 27th of June, 2009

    I'm in love with Twitter! It's a fantastic marketing tool for microstock photographers that appears deceptively simple - but has many nuances to discover. What a great way to connect with web designers, publishers, and just about anyone else who might buy your photography.... More
  • Assignment favorites

    by Matabraham | 19th of June, 2009

    The assignment submissions this time has a large number of images with children in focus. Its bound to be cute when kids are involved and these images speak for the innate wish of us all to create something good from what we have got in hand. Of these fantastic images a... More
  • My assignment cooks - accepted and rejected

    by Mildegard | 3rd of June, 2009

    I tried not to be boring, really. I don't think I'm able to win the assignment. I compete with myself trying to do my best and - that's what is important - to surprise others. That's a nice goal worth of hours to draw. So I drew two cooks. The second one (Robot cook) was... More
  • Off Topic: My Week Of Glory

    by Ptoone | 25th of May, 2009

    My Week Of Glory To any confirmed smoker, the thought of stopping the dependency of nicotine scares them to half to death. "Will I ever be the same again?" It is as if the poor smoker fears quitting like losing a limb. I was the same as I would regularly confess my love... More
  • Reconnecting With Family

    by Noonie | 16th of May, 2009

    I guess it happens to most of us, as we work and have our own families we lose touch with others in the family. Life is hectic, we're pulled in a million different directions all at once! We wonder if we'll ever have the time to take a breath and get our second wind.... More
  • My new behind the scenes video

    by Toshimself | 3rd of May, 2009

    Hi there, couple days ago we've tried to produce "jump" photos against a dramatic sky. Here is the result: just short video behind the scenes, about 1 minute, so have a nice watching!) See Article
  • My first video Behind the scenes

    by Toshimself | 8th of April, 2009

    Hello guys, yesterday I've tried to create my first "behind the scenes" test-video, actually to attract new potential models for my portfolio.. This video just showing the process making of photos in the green meadow, with some hint to business concept theme.. So,... More
  • Prized Catch, Dubai King in my Editorial Images

    by Creativei | 10th of March, 2009

    Dear All, Well apologies for not being active, and I was glad to know that DT mates do observe us. I was really overwhelmed when our own contributor Warren (Fultonsphoto) send me a note asking if everything was ok and why I wasn't active for few days. I was really touched... More
  • Looking forward to Valentine's Day.

    by Linqong | 11th of February, 2009

    Romantic Valentine's Day is coming, do you get rose and present ready? See Article
  • Taking Photos of Children

    by Iriks | 5th of February, 2009

    Children are a favorite subject for many photographers. Advertisers know a photo of an adorable child will grab people’s attention. Fundraisers know an image of a sick, wounded, or sad child will bring in donations. And parents cannot imagine a better subject than their... More
  • Taking chances

    by Bradcalkins | 4th of February, 2009

    Sometimes with stock photography it pays to 'play it safe' and add to your portfolio with similar images to what you have done in the past. Ultimately, though, I suspect that growing your portfolio in new ways helps a lot. Mostly though - it keeps you interested. While... More
  • Amazing Stock Tracking Tool

    by Jsternig | 29th of January, 2009

    Hey fellow Dreamstimers! I found a new tool that allows you to easily track your sales from multiple sites, by image, automatically. I've been using this tool for some time and it really is great as it provides charts comparing your sales from across the web all in one... More

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