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  • Preparing, Shooting, Publishing! Is that what buyers want?

    by Mani33 | 1st of December, 2009

    Hello everybody, Now I just felt it's more than the right moment to write about this subject even I'm not feeling that well though... I like what I do ;) But before I start I just want to remind you that buyers can understand photography as well as the photographers!... More
  • Photographing models

    by Ziprashantzi | 1st of December, 2009

    Hi DT family, This goes out to you photographers interested in diving into the wonderful world of model photography. As you all may know, shooting with a people as the subject requires a lot more of you as photographer. There need to be more communication and interacting... More
  • As time goes by, models get older... Thoughts about Model Releases

    by Rosedarc | 12th of November, 2009

    I'm very impressed by the powerful search engine DT provides to designers; so many little details that make one's job easier and give everyone a chance to find the right photos for the right project. For instance I like the fact that when you upload a model release, you... More
  • Models and context - natural interaction

    by Sangiorzboy | 29th of October, 2009

    As many of us know, working with models can be a real challenge when it comes to the visual result of your concept. It's both a challenge for the photographer and the model and the key to the best result is communication between the two parties. Be friends with your... More
  • How to use everyday models

    by Amitai | 18th of October, 2009

    One of the biggest obstacles you have, when you want to develop your stock photograhpy portfolio, is model release from people you photograph. I found a solution, it may not fit everyone, and some may see it as exposing too much personal information, but for me it was... More
  • I have a doubt!

    by Gheburaseye | 12th of October, 2009

    Recently on facebook, I found a man who uses a photograph made by Yuri Arcurs...But I have some doubt about this photograph because Yuri is Danish and that man is italian so I'm not sure that man is the man in that picture. I have a doubt...no, I have to question:... More
  • i shoot people for fun and money..

    by Tan510jomast | 10th of October, 2009

    That's the official name of my own private blog side here in the city of my tentative business . I started using this title "I shoot people for fun and money" as my logo and motto for my business cards ,etc.. How I decided to use this title? I was about to have my own... More
  • Model releases are real? Really?

    by Valerii | 29th of September, 2009

    Yesterday I met my friend and told about DT, about stock photos, about all issues and about necessary for sale of a photo documents (Model or property release). And He asked me "How managers of DT or buyers of you stock photo with model on it, How they learn that the model... More
  • Auto modes versus manual

    by Bradcalkins | 25th of September, 2009

    I wrote this blog on my own blog a while back, but reading Rebecca's post today made me think of this again and thought it would be useful on DT: My mother is taking a course on photography and she was commenting on how her teacher was touting the advantages of shooting... More
  • My daughter

    by smartview27 | 24th of September, 2009

    Today I will tell you about my daughter! My unique model! Every time when I make photos with her she is working very hard to be perfect, to communicate the spirit and the message that our photography must propagate. Studio or nature, Ioana is always a very good... More
  • where have you found your models?

    by Amnemcova | 3rd of September, 2009

    was just wondering where you found models for your portfolios on Dreamstime, or different websites like that? Are these models your relatives, friends? Are they strangers and you are paying them for posing? See Article
  • How to be your own model.

    by Dcwcreations | 21st of August, 2009

    O.K. right off a lot of you are saying I'm nuts, or rinky dink for even thinking of being my own model for some people photos but please hear me out before you cast me off. If you have not done a lot of people situation photos being your own model has many advantages.... More
  • New assignment

    by Aginger | 20th of August, 2009

    Wohoooa, at least, a perfect one for me! Sea, sun, fun...And be prepared, I'll be the model :) - I hope, DT will approve my pics, I'll upload them today's evening (or as soon as I can)...if I'll be lucky, I'll let you know, but till then wish good luck to me! :) Anyway,... More
  • Where to find models

    by Azurelaroux | 15th of August, 2009

    This is a common question amoung stock photographers. We are all told that images with models are better than images without. Being relatively shy about asking people to pose for us we often start with family and friends. Eventually they get tired of our ever present... More
  • Starting Model Stock

    by Davidsl222 | 14th of August, 2009

    I recently purchased some lighting to go along with my photo equipment. My intent was to do some product shooting and family art portraits. I love taking photos of my wife in different costumes and poses. We laugh and have fun. (Clean stuff -- mind out of the gutter you.... More
  • Studio Stock Photo Shootout

    by Photoshow | 11th of August, 2009

    Stock Photography Studio Shootout September 19, 2009 9:00 AM - 6:30PM Location: Vegas Vision Studios 4780 W. Harmon #14 Las Vegas, NV. 89103 This all day studio shootout will provide you the opportunity to come into the the Vegas Vision Studios and spend... More
  • My new photo studio

    by Travismanley | 4th of August, 2009

    Hey guys, Just finished writing the last blog post in a set about converting my garage into a photo studio. You can read the post at my blog twcdm.blogspot.com Here is part of that blog post: "Well, if you are wondering what I have been up to lately I have been working... More
  • Sexy pictures of waiting (just an accidencial idea how to make a model look sexy)

    by Julia161 | 29th of July, 2009

    Sometimes photographer has a model in studio who needs to look sexy on a picture. Each uses his own trick how to achieve it. Compliments to a model and telling her stories may help. For some models it's enough to "drop" face and let photographer build an emotion geometrically... More
  • One way to shoot people without needing a model release form

    by Kenishirotie | 24th of June, 2009

    I just want to share in this blog one way to shoot people oriented stock photo without needing a model release form. For those who are new to stock photography, any photo with recognizable persons in it must have an accompanying model release form or else it can be sold only... More
  • Large collections of photos featuring the same children.

    by Gaja | 9th of June, 2009

    I have realised that it can be a challenge to find larger series of pictures with the same model(s). Personally, I mainly take pictures of my children, and I have noticed other contributors who have large and varied portfolios with many pictures of the same children. So I... More

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