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  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • It's All There in Black and White

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of August, 2007

    Advertising screams, ‘We want color photos!’ and galleries yell back, ‘Only black & white matters.’ That was the past. Yes, it’s certain that color images dominate in print and web advertising and that classic photography found in galleries is more closely associated... More
  • Running Out of Time

    by Laroach | 2nd of November, 2015

      Had a nice sale today for this photo - "Running Out of Time". This has been one of my best-selling images, created in 2007 as an assignment photo, illustrating climate change/global warming. I find it rather prophetic that the last year I chose to include in the running... More
  • One month of Dreamstime

    by Constructerman | 20th of October, 2015

    Dear members, dear contributors, I greet all of you. I have almost one month of Dreamstime as contributor and... with no results yet :). In this month my total stock photos accepted are 36 with an acceptance ratio of 48%. I want to ask you how was your first month online... More
  • 555 files online

    by Afrumgartz | 24th of September, 2015

      Here's my 555 file online. And want to reach 600 this month See Article
  • Perhaps It's a Milestone to Me

    by Wxh6763 | 29th of August, 2015

    Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves.    Recently, I analyzed the information and data... More
  • No Flowers!

    by Photographycornwall | 3rd of August, 2015

    If there's one subject that we're told not to photograph for stock photography, it's flowers. And yet many of us take great joy in practicing our art and technique on a subject that does not require a model or property release. Moreover, flowers are ubiquitous: they are everywhere.... More
  • 10 cool tips if you're new on Dreamstime

    by Cristinamehe | 30th of July, 2015

    Hello, Since I'm new here I decided to write a little article about what to take into account when you create your account on Dreamstime. This is my first ever so I learned a lot in the process. 1. After you've created an account, which is the easy part, and can start... More
  • Great achievement - 24 sales at once

    by Stef22 | 24th of June, 2015

    Today I managed to sell 24 images simultaneous. All of them are sports editorial images! Here's the list: 5 images of Jose Mourinho 2 images of Frank Lampard 2 images of Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard together 2 images of Marco Van Basten 2 images of Angel Di Maria... More
  • 4/62 photos were online. It is a great milestone of me.

    by Lifeisgo | 20th of May, 2015

    I am an amateur (newbe). I just join to from May 2015. When I upload my photos, I think it can not be approve. Because it has many mistake. But last morning, I get up and check my account status. There are 4 photos are approved and online. With me, it is great... More
  • 17 ways to enjoy tea around the world

    by Nikitu | 24th of February, 2015

    I am a tea drinker, anyone here at the office will confirm that for you. I have this huge mug that is always filled with brewed teas from all over the world. If you think tea is a beverage you obtain from dunking a tea bag in hot water than you must read on, and if you know... More
  • How I automated my microstock process and reached profit.

    by 445017 | 4th of February, 2015

    >  I have more than six months experience working on microstock. At The first weeks I had sent my photos via a web form, it was very slow and not convenient. Uploading of small amount of photos on just one stock took a bunch time and required constant control. Next, I learned... More
  • ArtJAM 2015 Santa Rosa California, Sonoma County

    by Cinjenkins | 31st of December, 2014

    What is ArtJAM 2015? ArtJAM 2015 is an art show and festival designed to create a caring, supportive environment for all artists to display their work. There will be as many as 100 Artists accompanied by music, food, and drink. The proceeds of the event will go to the Mia... More
  • First set of photos uploaded

    by Spradhandce | 25th of October, 2014

    Today I was really pleased to see the notification that my first set of photos had been accepted and uploaded on DreamsTime. I had been going through the site and looking at some of the popular pics. I was amazed at the quality and realized I have long way to go before... More
  • Dreams of photographers

    by Heungyoulyin | 26th of September, 2014

    I am Republic of Korean Photographer and hope to be creative phographer and also communicate other photographers on Dreamstime. I have been trying to study creative art. Hoping for your kind advice and support. My photo blog is as below. More
  • 6 Tips for Taking Better Maternity Photographs

    by Designroast | 19th of September, 2014

    As the trend of maternity photo shoots continues to increase, so does the opportunity for you to make your clients feel like this important time in their life has been properly and beautifully captured. Maternity photographs come with a great amount of responsibility for... More
  • Croatia - my love

    by Itardiusz | 4th of August, 2014

    I don't actually know how many times have I been to Croatia - five or six? One thing I know for sure, is that I love this country. Every time I travel elswhere I catch myself thinking about Croatia. Unfortunately my first visits in Dalmatia or Istria were when I was not thinking... More
  • Water Falling First Video Sale

    by Celiaak | 22nd of July, 2014

    I was waiting for this to happen some time ago. I have just sold my first video file! It is water falling in a swimming pool. Sold after 7 months of uploading. Oh, I feel so happy! This is what dreamstime does! We feel happy about little things and achievements. Now I'... More
  • 300 photos online

    by Msalena | 7th of July, 2014

    Hey guys! Today I got accepted my 300s photo online. I suppose, not too bad for someone, who is working full time job, dedicating just some of evening time to what I really enjoy - to Ms Photography! During these 7 months of being a part do DT family I learnt a lot about... More
  • A few words about myself..

    by Gekatarina | 7th of July, 2014

    My name is Ekaterina Maximova, I'm a Freelance Artist and Animator. My professional abilities are including but not limited to Hand-drawn Animation, Cel-Animation, Flash and 3D Character Animation, Storyboarding. I'm from Russia. As far back as I can remember, I always... More

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