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The Low-Down on Legal Language
posted by xixinxing - 30th of august, 2013
There is a recent trend among agencies to shift the legality requirement to the copyright holder who is sending the work to the agent, aka the photographer. A lot of this is practical. The agent cannot certify that a model/property... More...
One image approved for assignment submissions
posted by jackbluee - 8th of october, 2012
At last, one out of 7 images was approved for assignment submissions. I finally feel a little better since I've had only one sale for over a month with Dreamstime. I've learned a lot from reading the blogs and the files. I hope I will... More...
Milestone of 50 photos reached!! Exclusive or NOT?
posted by saap585 - 30th of march, 2012
Yes, Milestone of 50 photos reached!! Exclusive or NOT? In less than a month, i reached the EXCLUSIVITY limit, and now here comes the Q: TO BE or NOT TO BE? I have to admit that at the beginning before a month, I was excited to... More...
New year and open possibilites
posted by birksphotography - 4th of january, 2012
This year is going to be a big leap for me. I've been a contributor of DT for a couple of years but I haven't really done much. This year I will be adjusting my submissions to be RF stock oriented and being more involved in the community.... More...
Puppy Love
posted by taylorgracephotography - 13th of july, 2011
I'd like to introduce you all to the love of my life: Koda. :) I know we are encouraged to refrain from uploading photos of our pets, but she's just so darn cute and special. :) Koda is a Catahoula Leopard Dog. This is her... More...
50 images online!
posted by trevorb687 - 26th of november, 2010
Hi all I started with Dreamstime back in 2007 and after a series of submissions where everything was rejected I kind of gave up . A few months ago I decided to have another go and now seem to be making a bit of progress !! I`ve even... More...
No Surprise
posted by djk - 11th of june, 2010
There are times when you or I submit a photo which you KNOW is a good stock photo. When it is rejected you feel a surprised disappointment. After re-evaluating it, you can usually see the reason for the rejection. I have been... More...
Carmakers looking for their future
posted by southernstar71 - 8th of march, 2010
While I was visiting the Geneva Motor Show last week, the first after the big crisis that claimed several car brands and could have claimed several more had the governments not supported them, I could not help noticing that carmakers... More...
New series of images
posted by photoboykane - 25th of february, 2009
I've just put up my first group of images since last May. I can hardly believe it's been so long since I have been active here! Most of the work I have on dreamstime consists of images captured while I was out and about on... More...
posted by fultonsphoto - 11th of january, 2009
Every now and then while browsing through other submitters images I come across and image that inspires me to try be more creative in my approach to photography. The image shown here is such and image, and I was surprised to see... More...
Spanish Missions
posted by lifesazoo - 14th of december, 2008
Ever since my first trip to the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas I have sparked an interest in Spanish Missions. While living in Texas my husband and I traveled several time to San Antonio for the Alamo and for several other places in the... More...
Submitters Competition
posted by fultonsphoto - 23rd of november, 2008
Good day fellow photographers… On submission of my first Blog "HOORAY 100 Images selected, but no sales :0(" I have received many kind responses and many thought provoking ones as well, thanks again to all. But now onto one of... More...
What has microstock bought you in 2008
posted by litifeta - 15th of october, 2008
Is microstock sales feeding your camera habit? Does for me. During the year of 2008 the commissions have bought me: Sigma 10-20 EX DC lens Canon 50mm MkII f1.8 lens Canon 24-105mm L IS lens ETTL camera flash unit Set of 3... More...
Suggesting Keywords
posted by djk - 11th of april, 2008
Want to earn extra cash? Try suggesting keywords for existing photos on Dreamstime. But wait, the pay out is $0.02 per accepted image suggestions!! Not much of an incentive. But there are other reasons that may make it worthwhile.... More...
When to Shoot for Holidays?
posted by kenneystudios - 27th of august, 2007
A few months back, I remember seeing an article here on Dreamstime about when to shoot and upload images for upcoming holidays. They recommended doing so within those couple of months before the holiday. I definately agree with this,... More...
My story at Dreamstime or how to became a better stock photographer - 4
posted by saniphoto - 24th of august, 2007
PART 4 subtitle: more submission tactics This time I want to add something again about the submission of images, that is maybe the most important subjects for who want to be a better stock photographer in the microstock era.... More...
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