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  • Footage - to...do or not to do?

    by Msalena | 26th of August, 2014

    My dearest friends! I felt a "victim" in a newly born stream of video at DT. Footage is fun... It's nice looking for some scenes to capture, but... I ask myself if there are chances it can be as popular as stills? Should I dedicate my time to it, taking it from photos?...... More
  • My diligence have crowned success!

    by Rybalov77 | 26th of October, 2013

    Earlier I have heard from many about scarcity of my portfolio therefore has gone to vacation to work above these lacks. And here finally I can share with you the first good results with me who though can that and will disagree, but for me and such result already decent,... More
  • My website

    by Angelaravaioli | 17th of July, 2013

    Hi all, for about a month I made my website with those pics that normally microstock sites for good commercial reasons do not accept but that to us that we like and we fans, this is the link http://angelaravaioli.jimdo.com/ for anyone who wanted to take a look, thanks... More
  • First model shoot!

    by Matthiase | 7th of June, 2013

    My first model shoot images accepted and are now up and ready in my portfolio. This was my first shoot ever with a model intended for my stock business. I hope they gonna sell well, and im thinking of taking a lot of image with this model. Easy to work with and good looking,... More
  • Filtering: how much is too much?

    by Marceladmiraal | 2nd of March, 2013

    Hey everybody, recently I uploaded this image which is one of my favourites of my recent shoot. It is the Capelo do Ferrel in Portugal (image ID 29327797). I added a slight filter on it to bring out the white of the walls and the clouds against the blue of the sky.... More
  • Why do you travel ?

    by Hellen8 | 9th of January, 2013

    What is the purpose of your trip abroad? Why do not like leaving your house? Are you afraid of the unknown? Share with us your thoughts on Dreamstime ... When I was small my father used to say: "Do not be afraid of anything ever! Fear has big eyes, especially... More
  • Second opinion

    by Yoavsinai | 7th of September, 2012

    Usually I accept rejections without a word and only learning from them for the next time. But one rejection I couldn't accept and send a message to the editors "photo was rejected for "Image is out of focus or too much of the subject is out of focus (DOF too shallow or DOF... More
  • The best camera

    by Georgecy | 17th of July, 2012

    Sometimes people ask me about which camera I think is the best (No, i'm not an expert). Well, the way I see it, there is really no such thing. Yes, there are cameras that can put out good or bad images, but that is in image quality terms. Give a bad camera to someone that... More
  • Opinions

    by Gong777 | 12th of March, 2012

    Hi! im a beginner here -i have very little portfolio and i wanted to know opinions of all types! please! give a mark from 1 to 10!Despite it FORMAT! Write on comment board! See Article
  • New and confuse

    by Erogers30 | 5th of February, 2012

    hi, I'm a newbie here and I'm quiet confuse about the license aggreement in the management area. Need some suggestion which one do I really need to choose. The following options are: ( ) Web Usage (E-EL) ( ) Print Usage (P-EL) ( ) Sell the rights (SR-EL,... More
  • Neirfy, winner of the musical contest, portfolio analysis

    by Nikitu | 7th of October, 2011

    Neirfy, won our musical contest so now it is time for her prize to take form. We’re sitting at the imaginary round table, us Dreamstime Editors, our eyes transfixed on computer screens displaying an user portfolio. “- This is not an easy task”, one of us comments.... More
  • A question re content...need your opinion please.

    by Laqhill | 30th of July, 2011

    I have a question to anyone who has an opinion please. Out of my 162 uploads, only 44 of them DON'T have people in them. (they all have model releases attached). How are people pictures selling, or should I add more diversity of places, or things to my portfolio? I currently... More
  • Two weeks already

    by Digikhmer | 7th of May, 2011

    My experience of contributor has only two weeks’ time. In this short period, I submitted 41 accepted pictures, 14 rejected, 9 pending by today and no sale yet. I learned from the rejection of what DT wanted as pictures and what DT don't want as picture in their database.... More
  • Do you use content filter?

    by Sarkao | 21st of April, 2011

    I noticed existence of dreamstime content filtr before few weeks, when I began to upload some nude pictures and pictures from Amsterdam streets. I am not puritanical or religious, I draw naked peole at school, I take nude photos sometimes and I am tolerant and middle... More
  • New Image Search in Google

    by Charlydamart | 23rd of July, 2010

    Hi to all! Have you seen the new apparence of Images Search on Google? I think it is much better than before. You can ask just for type of image (photographies, illustration, etc). Give here your opinion! More
  • Presentation on DT

    by Mariaam | 31st of May, 2010

    In my opinion a good presentation on DT is very important! I was dissatisfied with mine and made some changes on my DT start page: I added more information, changed the colors of the collections, dropped unnecessary text and, the most important thing, advertised my... More
  • Rejected image

    by Bobsphotography | 16th of April, 2010

    I wrote a blog about a practise that is not good to do. I am not going to explane what I did, but I will tell you what you must do when a picture is rejected and you think it does belong to your portfolio. You must ask the editors via email for a second opinion. Give them... More
  • 100th Sale. Some opinions about DT.

    by Angelsimon | 15th of April, 2010

    Well, I'd like to share with you my great joy: today I had my 100th sale. This is the photo: It is time for a little balance. I'm in DT for three months, I have a portfolio of 527 images, and a radius of acceptance of 62.4% due to rejection by similar photos. I have two... More
  • isolated on "BLACK" ?

    by Zenpix | 6th of April, 2010

    What do you guys think of photos/objects isolated over a black background. I have a good amt of isolated on white but none on black, until now. What im wondering is it better ~ the same ~ or worse to isolate on black? . . . or another color? I have read that designers... More
  • Decline of sells

    by Cristalloid | 15th of March, 2010

    Recently I realized that on the beginning of any given month many sells happen, and in the second half of the same month sells decline nearly to nill. I wonder if this is your experience too?! See Article

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