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  • 50th image accepted

    by Robertflynn | 14th of June, 2015

    hi folks Well when i started with DT i set myself a target, get 50 images accepted, i am pleased that today i successfully crossed that off my to do list, well not really i just added another 50 and now aiming for the round 100.        At the same time i was... More
  • New Camera New Capabilities New Motivation!

    by Sebastian423 | 23rd of May, 2015

    After 10 months with my first digital camera Lumix FZ200 I've reached the point where i am not satisfy with it's technical capabilities anymore. Any photos above ISO 200 contain a lot of noise which is limiting me to a tripod or good light conditions :) Before joining DT... More
  • Leap of Faith

    by Eezeedesign | 17th of May, 2015

      Finally after years of designing for other companies I have made the leap into photography for myself. I am extremely nervous and excited at the same time. Fear of the unknown is what has me most afraid. Nobody wants to fail, but I know that with failure comes knowledge.... More
  • My first sale

    by Kikiritkata | 15th of May, 2015

    A couple of days ago I sold my very first image. It is a drawing of mine that I did four years ago. As every other new contributor I was anxious and didn't have the patience and constantly asked myself: When will I finally sell something?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!? I would like to... More
  • New member and my first approved assignment submission

    by Douding2006 | 8th of May, 2015

    Hi Everyone, Very happy to be here, I am just new in DT, very new :) 13 uploads and tried the assignment, luckily I have one approved:   How encouraging for a new member as me. I will keep my work :) See Article
  • In the News Section

    by Andreistancu | 27th of April, 2015

    Last saturday i was at the International light festival in my hometown, Bucharest. Normally, i had my camera with me and i've shoot a lot of photos. Yesterday was the time for post process, and after that i've put e few on Dreamstime. All of them was accepted but my earnings... More
  • Trying to figure out what THEY want...

    by Ezzian | 11th of April, 2015

    Stock photography has really got me thinking about what THEY (buyers) really want. My usual fun and forgetful photography isn't proving of any interest to potential buyers. I had to ask myself a few questions. Wondering day and night what it was that I was missing.... More
  • NEWBIE!

    by 2700art | 2nd of April, 2015

    >Hey All! I'm new to Dreamstime and Stock Photography in general, I have already had a handful of random images accepted, and am simply looking for insight into how I can get more exposure and hopefully more sales. I have been taking photos for 2 decades and take great pride... More
  • 500 images in my portfolio !! Yay !!! :)

    by Alisen | 18th of March, 2015

    Six months of work on microstock - and half a thousand works online :) I started to do more vector work lately and often try to fill portfolio. Choose different themes - so fun to work with. Many of the works are sorted by collections. Very soon going to download... More
  • How my first sale happened

    by Juanpfotografia | 27th of February, 2015

    It was January 2015. I had joined Dreamstime just a few months before that: October 2014. By then, I had just uploaded the pictures I had taken since I bought my DSLR and found that had just about 66% survived the review process. I found myself wondering: where can I get... More
  • I am new to Dreamstime

    by Backofficeij | 23rd of February, 2015

    I am an amateur photographer, I never thought I would engage in photography because I always considered it an impossible art for me. Basically I am a crocheter and I have to take good photos of my ongoing and completed crochet projects. But I started photography long before... More
  • Happy Chinese New Year

    by Tigertim01 | 23rd of February, 2015

    Just wanted to share some photos I took in the UK of the Chinese New Year celebrations in a small town called Woking. Nothing on the scale of what was happening in all the major cities, but nonetheless a good effort by the town to celebrate the year of the sheep.  ... More
  • Happy Chinese New Year

    by Leswrona | 18th of February, 2015

                  Many cultures follow lunisolar calendar but possibly the most celebrated lunar new year worldwide is the Chinese New Year. I had the opportunity to experience its full length of 15 days of celebrations as I travelled through south East Asia last... More
  • Live the New York experience ... with a twist

    by Nikitu | 18th of February, 2015

    You're about to visit what is widely considered the Greatest City on Earth, The City That Never Sleeps, The Big Apple, The Capital of the World, The City of Dreams or simply, THE CITY, New York, and all you can think about is: how am I going to experience all of it, where... More
  • The bookmark bar - a powerful microstock tool

    by Stamena | 14th of February, 2015

    The bookmark bar in my browser turned out to be a great microstock tool and here’s why - I have several international news agencies websites as bookmarks through which I follow what is going on in the world every day. Yes, images with people may sell the most, but to those... More
  • Newbie Alert!

    by Christac | 8th of February, 2015

    I've been taking pics all my life but didn't start getting serious about it until my first child was born in 1995. A year later I started a small bakery business specializing in cookie bouquets. I had a lot of fun and learned a lot staging my cookies for pictures for my brochures.... More
  • New to This World and Happy I Found it

    by Jslaterphotos | 2nd of February, 2015

    I am a fairly new photographer in the real world. I spent four years in the United States Navy, and I was handed a camera by chance. I had no prior interest in photography, or cameras, for that matter, but I happened to be in the right place at the right time. The ship... More
  • A new level for me. Nikon D3200

    by Live4photo | 31st of January, 2015

      Today I switching to a new level. I bought a new DSLR camera and I hope to be as I expected. If someone has this model, I hope to tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied is by this camera. Thanks! See Article
  • My first photos approved!

    by Jimmypontoh | 24th of January, 2015

    Finally, my photos approved. Really exciting. Thanks DT!    See Article
  • 3 Months in, Progress Update, First Blog Post

    by Rickdeacon | 20th of January, 2015

    Hey Everyone, Never posted a blog before so thought I'd make a start by posting about my very limited experience with the world of stock photography. Photography has been a serious hobby for me for around 2 years now (serious in the sense of purchasing my... More

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