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  • Planning a stockshoot...

    by Fotosmurf02 | 6th of October, 2010

    I can still remember that very first time I had an official "stockshoot". It must have been close to 6 years ago and I had just discovered the existence of microstock. I seriously did not have a clue what stockphotography was at the time, so I got a model in my living room... More
  • 200 Downloads / Sales

    by Breakers | 25th of September, 2010

    Hi Everyone, Today I have reached one of my milestone goals 200 downloads/sales! I enjoy exploring and challenging the limits of my creativity and if clients like what they see and download, that is very rewarding. More
  • Businessman in shopping centre

    by Julia161 | 17th of September, 2010

    I just wanted to share with you my joy about finding a new model, Petr. This guy is very easy to work with, loves being photographed and looks natural in any pose. Here is a part of our first series "Young businessman in shoping centre" More
  • Compact envy ... Canon G12 is coming

    by Bevanward | 15th of September, 2010

    If there is one thing worse than not having your camera when needed, it is only having a poor quality camera. You end up with an impression of what could have been so much more.... oh the pain and torment! I look back to images from my first digital and wish that I was... More
  • Inspiration in a castle

    by Aginger | 10th of September, 2010

    I didn't write an article a long time...I have no inspiration, no themes, no mood, only a cam and an empty pending que, waiting for some new stuff. All summer has gone without any good photos. :( Last Sunday of August I was lucky enough to take a tour in newly renovated... More
  • Car models

    by Linqong | 5th of September, 2010

    I like the car models, especially BMW car models,I have collected some BMW car models,they are the best carrier of car culture. BMW cars in the development process, created their own culture, and automotive appearance design, technical features, historical background,... More
  • Series of mistakes drops acceptance average

    by Visceralimage | 26th of August, 2010

    Hopefully my experience will help others here on Dreamstime not make the same mistakes I have made during the past month. This is not a critique about DT, it is to help others not make same mistakes. Prior to this month, I had submitted roughly 500 images with an acceptance... More
  • Upgrade

    by Mephi55to | 2nd of August, 2010

    Hey everyone, as my camera, the Sony Alpha 200 is getting kinda old I was thinking about getting a new one, but as I have many accessories for Sony and not so much money for a big investment I want some opinions on what I should buy. I was thinking about getting the... More
  • First photos with the new toy+ first model photos

    by Elitsa | 30th of July, 2010

    I am so happy to share with all of you that I am a proud owner of a new toy - Nikon D5000! After years with my old pocket camera it's time to upgrade. I just found out that I already have photos accepted and moreover - I have my first model photos online! The model,... More
  • shooting outdoors

    by Dmitrytsvetkov | 25th of July, 2010

    I like to shoot outside. To my mind it's much more intresting than studio work. But I have some doubts: is it good for stock? Then I desided to look at microstock top selling images and I can say that there are a lot of images made outdoors, on location, at the beach, in... More
  • New model before lens

    by Aginger | 9th of July, 2010

    Hey, do you remember my old post that I hate to take pictures about my family and friends? Well, now we have a new guy - only since 3 weeks, but he's in my heart...let me introduce Poppy ('Mák', in Hungarian), a 10-weeks-old male kitten, probably newest star of my portfolio!... More
  • A checklist for amateur models & studio customers

    by Gunshe | 25th of June, 2010

    Should I wear a bright colored suit? What color shoes shall I get along with it? What about jewelry? And makeup, Hairstyling?Props? Oh so many questions are asked by models, matrimonial aspirants. But they forget to ask the most basic question. What kind of attitude to... More
  • Let us all shares

    by Alitvfilm | 14th of June, 2010

    There are still many things to learn, to know, to understand and to share in DT.And hopefully this articles will at least help us to solved a few misunderstood, problems, questions, etc, by sharing this to all DT members who are more experiences and success with their stock... More
  • 100 Downloads / Sales

    by Breakers | 2nd of June, 2010

    Hi Everyone: Today I have finally reached one of my milestone goals 100 downloads/sales! It’s a very important milestone for me because I am still learning the world of microstock. I enjoy exploring and challenging the limits of my creativity and if clients like what... More
  • My first model sale ! :-)

    by Youths | 25th of May, 2010

    My son from his birth is my model, I like to photograph him because he is so cute, but he is also my first model, I think he is by far the best performing model, he sometimes Very funny, very rich facial expressions, often we can not help laughing, so my wife and... More
  • I am Needing you Reviews!

    by Thefinalmiracle | 25th of May, 2010

    Hi Everyone I have been blessed with a lot of success in the photography industry over the years. I have been in music professionally but photography seems to have come at par with my music. I have started my photography seriously at Dreamstime. I started looking at technical... More
  • MR library info - do check it !

    by Sebcz | 14th of May, 2010

    This short reminder is directed especially to photographers shooting children (as the problem is more common there), but of course applies to all photos where people are involved. You probably know that our Dreamfinder has a nice section where you can specify a model's... More
  • New models

    by Justmeyo | 30th of April, 2010

    Today i will introduce my new models in this big DT community:) I will start to present my little niece,Ruxandra: She will make one year on 14th May.Was a big challenge to make photos with this beautiful little girl and a great pleasure for sure.After first photos... More
  • Get handsome friends

    by Danienel | 29th of April, 2010

    As a stock and commercial photographer who often works with clients with small budgets, I've learned it's a good thing to have good looking friends. They come cheap, the look good, and they don't mind signing model releases. Take my friend Ridge here. He's in construction,... More
  • On the model contract

    by Jianbinglee | 22nd of April, 2010

    Sometimes a good portrait can not upload. Because it was taken while traveling, modeling is a stranger, it can not find the models to sign. In this case, the photo or in my possession, or to upload editorial mode. Are you encountered this situation? More

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