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  • Useful Botton

    by Budgetstockphoto | 9th of December, 2010

    There is a useful button on at the top of each article page, does it work? because I don't understand how some of the recent threads of facile "wow congratulations" comments and the banal posts they accompany can possibly be justified as something newsworthy for syndication... More
  • Getting started

    by Dgphotographic | 9th of December, 2010

    Hi ! My first blog entry.........I'm still in the shallow end of "Stock Photography" although I have been photographing things for over 40 years there is still a lot to learn when it comes to selling images. It has been a quiet week so far, a live gig with fantastic stage... More
  • Thoughts upon reaching 1000 images on line.

    by Davidwatmough | 27th of November, 2010

    Three weeks ago I received my Dreamstime check for $1000 but was 50 images short of 1000 so thinking about it I decided to invest in hiring a model. I wanted to capture images of the quality of these four which I envy. So I visited a web site of a local studio and... More
  • Iphone APP for Model Release for Photographers

    by Aughty | 14th of November, 2010

    I carry my cell phone with me all over the world and along with it are 100s of useable apps to make organizing my lifestyle easier without relying heavily on my laptop to keep notes, etc. There are now electronic model releases made available for photographers for their Iphones,... More
  • My First Model

    by Fiifre | 9th of November, 2010

    I read on stock-photography blogs that models sell better than most other type of pictures. So I said to myself, lets give it a try. I asked my second half if she agreed and she did... Feel free to comment or give advice on how to sell stock, as I'm always looking for... More
  • Creative Garments using One Choth Piece

    by Ziprashantzi | 7th of November, 2010

    Hi DT Family, I am very happy today because two of my images in have been approved in which I had done creative designing of clothing for one of my model. I just used only one Single piece of Cloth and tried to wrap it in different styles. Since both the styles (in both... More
  • not as smooth as we hoped :)

    by Robseguin | 29th of October, 2010

    First of all thank you so much for the nice comments, it means a lot to us. Got our first rejections this week (not 1 but 7...ouch), didn’t feel that good, but taught us a lesson, that we have to do a better job. So, that’s what we are going to do…to submit pictures... More
  • My first amazing model.. ;-)

    by Serjedi | 13th of October, 2010

    Hi guys! Finally I uploaded my first picture with a real model! And I want to share with you in my first blog! She's my beautiful girlfriend and I'm so glad to be in love with her.. I hope I can upload other pictures of her (now she's my personal model, and... More
  • 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

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