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  • 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
  • Self portrait

    by Davulcu | 22nd of April, 2010

    Sometimes it is really fun to make self portraits. I only did one and wanted to share it with you. If you have similar ones, please feel free to attach them to your messages. Thanks for reading Serdar Tibet More
  • Paying tribute to a Golden American Model on Dreamstime

    by Loveliestdreams | 17th of April, 2010

    James was born December 28, 1922. He was an Airforce pilot, with a passion for computers for over 30 years. He loved adventure and traveled the world all his life. This year, in March 2010, he was diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer. He will remain in his favorite... More
  • First 100s on DT. Yuhuuuuu!

    by Ospictures | 14th of April, 2010

    I would like to know my Dreamstime friends that also something happening in my field. I now over my first 100s image.The first works are already online. Stay excited about new coming up images. Thank you for all your support and kind words. More
  • Joining Efforts

    by Mani33 | 6th of April, 2010

    Hello DT, After hearing some comments from some fellow members here about the low revenue comparing to the cost of having a professional model & a studio... I thought of something not really new, cause some pro photographers already do that! It might sound difficult but... More
  • My first pro model experience

    by Shardon | 6th of April, 2010

    I promised an update and here it is :) I hired a pro model mostly to shoot some concepts I thought of but more than that, to get some experience about how it feels to shoot with a pro. The model arrived on time, wearing what I requested, with minimal make-up and simple... More
  • Do you pay your models for submitting photos here?

    by Amnemcova | 31st of March, 2010

    Do you pay your models for submitting photos here? Or some kind of profit? See Article
  • New collection, Kitchen remodel

    by Patl | 26th of March, 2010

    I recently had my kitchen remodeled and, of course, I took photos along the way during the two months of disarray. There were 13 photos accepted and, to my surprise, in the last 4 months, they resulted in over 15 sales so far and still counting. Please be so kind as to check... More
  • Best Model

    by Dmccale | 25th of March, 2010

    I recently had someone ask me." Is your daughter depressed?" I think my response was “No she is just a great model.” It is hard to get a non-professional model to pose in different emotions. Therefore, this blog is for my favorite model. Who has brought me many... More
  • How many of you use friends as models?

    by Nansaidh | 23rd of March, 2010

    I've only stated in micro-stock, but have used my family and friends as models, it's so helpful! How many of you use family? How many of you use models and do you pay them or offer them prints? Has that been successful? I'd love to hear from you! In the meantime,... More
  • Excitement

    by Shardon | 23rd of March, 2010

    Well, I was just thinking about microstock. I started on this business as a hobby (it still is a hobby) on 2005 with my first camera, an Olympus E300 and since then, I literally done nothing. I uploaded 10-20 photos on 1-2 sites and totally forgot them. I got some little... More
  • Models

    by Sebikus | 22nd of March, 2010

    Hi, I tried to take a picture of little girl as model. You could review my new contributions on DT? Criticism is welcome. Collections of my models Thank you for constructive criticism and visiting my picture. (And of course, I thank to buyers forward ;-) More
  • Models are cool .......

    by Cafebeanzphoto | 12th of March, 2010

    Hello all, I'm a newbe here and I would just like to say, what a great site and great community ! I finally decided to submit photos with DT and after getting approved, I was able to get a sale ..... crazy ! As of now, I haven't shot images with Models Faces in it, yet.... More
  • My Special Tribute

    by smartview27 | 8th of March, 2010

    my Special Tribute to all the women from this Earth and the Universe. outside my studio. Also, my special thanks to my wife, my daughter, all my friends and my partners. Thank you. Today we are celebrating International Woman’s Day. Wish you all... More
  • Shooting Your Own Kids (With a Camera, Not a Gun)

    by Gilmourbto2001 | 1st of March, 2010

    So, I'm curious how many of us "Non-Professional" Microstockers take and sell pictures of our own kids. I classify myself as a "Non-Professional" simply because I have a real job and only get to do this on the side as a hobby. I truly love it, but just can't devote all... More
  • Antoher tip for white background.

    by Davulcu | 12th of February, 2010

    Do you want to have a white background when shooting a model ? Quite easy . Buy a cheap flash with an optic receiver and fix it somewhere behind the model. It might be even his or her jean pocket ! And leave a bit distance to background so that all the back light... More
  • Grandma in action!

    by Justmeyo | 12th of February, 2010

    A few days ago I thought to introduce a new model in my gallery.The assignments were a good reason and a good theme to make my wife's grandmother's pictures.I knew she love to knit and many years she knitted a lot of clothes for grandchildren. The concept were a grandmother... More
  • My daughter debuts as a DT model...

    by Vishwakiran | 19th of January, 2010

    I am very excited to see my six year old daughter's debut image get approved in DT. I have been self learning protrait and studio lighting in my makeshift home studio. With a little cajoling, I could get my little one to pose for a few shots using a simple wireless flash... More
  • Here comes my son, and I just completed two years in DT

    by Creativei | 18th of January, 2010

    Well this is the moment of my life, once I read an article my friend had written, he had put in bold letters on the first paragraph, to understand this article you need to be a FATHER, and now I understand what he meant. In the same line may be to understand the emotions... More

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