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  • Local Global

    by Ellenboughn | 10th of October, 2007

    Business and travel have shrunk the world. Our customers sometimes want images that represent local and regional lifestyles and symbols. How can you best illustrate the character of the country in which you live without using flags or depicting landmarks? The assignment beginning... More
  • Inheritance

    by Wilcare | 10th of October, 2014

    Hi, my name is Wil Meijer and I live in the Netherlands. This hobby of taking pictures I inherited it from my mother. She is still into it even though she is 90 years old! I love to walk and play mahjong. Two great opportunities to take beautiful photo's. As a doula... More
  • A Walk in the Wetlands, King's Billabong, Australia.

    by Valevvicki | 1st of August, 2014

    Last weekend was sunny and still. Quite a contrast to the weather experienced this week! What better way to spend the morning than to take a walk around the wetlands of King's Billabong. Where is that you may ask. The outskirts of Mildura, near Nichols Point on the Murray... More
  • Realistic 3d rendering with new rendering software

    by Zenox2d | 21st of June, 2014

    Since I started to learn 3d graphics 12 years ago,my aim was always to represent my ideas on more realistic way.I sell my 3d models on 3d stock markets,so I needed something fast and very realistic,to see how my final 3d model will look like. My aim was to work on freelance... More
  • Labor day collection

    by Chanevy | 7th of July, 2012

    Hi all! Seems like it would be good to have an easy place for designers to find pictures celebrating American workers with Labor Day approaching, so I have started a new collection. I am looking for images of people actually working, not posed in front of equipment and... More
  • HDR Cookbook, how to and Topaz Labs

    by Bitesize | 4th of April, 2012

    I heard about HDR, High Dynamic Range while at a seminar. Some photographers favoured this technique, while others didn't. I like HDR more for the creative scene than for general photography and decided to give it a try. I bought Photomatix and my first few attempts... More
  • This image is not available for your region

    by Guarino | 18th of February, 2012

    hi, i have this response if I click on my image please why this? it is a simple illustration.... See Article
  • Fast color correction using the LAB color space.

    by Defess | 27th of January, 2012

    There are many ways to fast color correction in Photoshop without any special plug-ins. One of them, I would like to tell in this article. Why exactly that way - but because it takes little time and usually gives excellent results.Well, perhaps we will begin. Open our photo... More
  • Survival Via Collaboration

    by Agsandrew | 1st of August, 2011

    For the most individual photographers and graphic designers their future in micro-stock industry appears to be grim. The math is rather simple - the number of customers is likely to grow much slower than the number of available images - so the income for average contributor... More
  • Tags and labels

    by Robertosch | 15th of December, 2010

    This is my newest collection, still in progress. I hope you'll find something you'll like. Enjoy: Tags and labels collection More
  • Our First Born

    by Retina2020 | 22nd of October, 2010

    I just wanted to announce to everyone here my happy news. My wife and I just this past week has giving birth to our first child. I read a lot of about the birthing process and let me tell you that every birth and every child is different and all the "rules" go out the door... More
  • Get some Props and have at it!

    by Morphers82 | 12th of August, 2010

    I recently purchased a bunch of medical laboratory props and have shot some pictures for my stock portfolio here on dreamstime. So without further ado here they are. For these I added some fake blood that I got last halloween... More
  • Experimenting

    by Theblackrhino | 21st of July, 2010

    I noticed some of the best selling illustrations have customizable labels or banners on them. I'm so new to stock illustration. So I tried taking a boring fly and make him a bit more marketable. Maybe it's good for comic relief. I'll keep dreaming and working on ideas that... More
  • Vectors Aren't Just For Illustrations

    by Jsternig | 11th of February, 2010

    It seems like all to often when speaking with other artists or micro stock community members, even potential clients, that the overall belief is that vector art is reserved for illustrations and logos only. While I certainly agree that these items benefit greatly from vector... More
  • Oh boy, puppies, puppies, everywhere!

    by Hannamariah | 6th of January, 2010

    I've done a lot of pet photography but this was my first chance at shooting a litter of puppies. The breeder had invited me into her home and although I would have much preferred to shoot in my own studio, I understood her concerns about taking the puppies out of their... More
  • Another way for sharpening

    by Rzs | 15th of December, 2009

    Hi people, my friend told me a great tip for sharpening pictures a few months ago, but I haven't mentioned it here. It's my mistake and I am sorry about that:) I know you know how to sharpen pictures, even you can know this way that I am going to introduce in a few lines,... More
  • Babies

    by Amitai | 23rd of November, 2009

    This post is dedicated to my newborn Michael, who was born yesterday on 22/11/09. I haven't signed him on model release yet, but his sister has bunch of photos on DT. From Ultrasound to first moments alive, through growing up, babies create endless opportunities to... More
  • Made In ...

    by Maigi | 6th of June, 2009

    Funny thing... browsing images on a photography site, I spotted an image with a funny label. Instead of usual Made in USA or Made in China or Made in whatever country, there was written: MADE IN 90ies That actually made a point. With that worldwide globalization, it doesn'... More
  • Photography ‘grammar’

    by Lightbrush701 | 4th of March, 2009

    There are lots of talks about stock photography and the special ingredients to make it sellable. Like everything else photography has its own grammar, such as contrast, lighting, composition, and other aspects to make a good photo. Yet, often times a photo violating common... More
  • Show us your workplace

    by Mildegard | 23rd of December, 2008

    There are lots of interesting things right around us. We usually don't notice it because we got used to all these common things. But if we give everything that surrounds us a fresh look, we can make lots of photos that would be of interest to other people. I'm a postgraduate... More

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