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  • Keep your horizons flat

    by Tempestz | 6th of May, 2015

    Since anyone with a decent digital camera can contribute to stock photography, many people don't have the formal training or experience for taking professional grade pictures. To help you, one simple step can greatly enhance the quality of your images and make them more... More
  • My first sale!

    by Hbcs0084 | 5th of May, 2015

    The first sale of video comes. very exciting!!   See Article
  • Travel Images - How to make good sales

    by Mrallen | 2nd of May, 2015

    TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - MAKE IT PAY. It is often said that making good sales and income from 'travel' stock is very difficult. YES, IT IS !! - or at least it can be if you don't make your images stand out from the crowd. On Dreamstime, if you do a search... More
  • How to correct Converging Verticals

    by Mrallen | 30th of April, 2015

    How to correct Converging Verticals. I'm sure many of you already know about the following technique, but judging by the number of uncorrected images in the Dreamstime files, I think it may be worth sharing this technique here. If you angle your lens up or down... More
  • The Sinking of the Lusitania

    by Popsidoodle | 29th of April, 2015

    May 7th, 1915 just 11 miles off the coast of Ireland a German Submarine, U-20, lay in wait. RMS Lusitania was nearing the end of her 202nd voyage. One torpedo was fired striking the ship on the starboard side. Soon after there was a second explosion and in just 18 minutes... More
  • Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro LMP1 2015 driven by Marco Bonanomi at Monza

    by Garamount | 27th of April, 2015

    The 23 of April I took the opportunity to attend the test organized from Audi Motorsport at the Monza Circuit. The car was testing a new low drag aero kit in preparation for the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans. I really enjoyed this photo session          ... More
  • Colorful people

    by Teodororoianu | 27th of April, 2015

    This Saturday took place The Color Run in Bucharest where apparently people run with lots of coloured powder on them. I couldn't get in the middle of the action because there where powder everywhere but still i managed to take some shots.     More
  • 1st 100...Milestone!

    by Dolimac | 26th of April, 2015

    SO, I just realized the I passed the 100th vector illustration upload mark... months ago :) It's taken way too long to get here! ironically, this was image 100: breakin' on through again!   See Article
  • Four Tips for Capturing Motorcycle Racing

    by Curtwill7 | 23rd of April, 2015

    Hello everyone. I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 round of the MotoGP World Championship in Austin, Texas on April 10-12. Having been to these races before I knew what to expect and some of the best places to position myself to get reasonably good shots. So Tip... More
  • Promotions

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of April, 2015

    Hi folks, I’m well on my way of my first target of having 50 of my images accepted onto Dreamstime - still a long way to go I know, but I am getting there. Now onto my next target; to have my first sale. Beside the usual way of Tweeting, Pinterest and Facebook... More
  • The colors of flower

    by Wxh6763 | 18th of April, 2015

      Some people only like spring because many  colorful  flowers will be blooming in springtime. Also the suitable temperature just like in autumn. Another people don’t like the summer or winter because it’s too hot or cool in this season. But they are the same lovely... More
  • How and why to manage a collection?

    by Tempestz | 17th of April, 2015

    As you will find on the dreamstime website, managed collections are groups of pictures with a similar theme. They can be something simple as Food or Editorials or Backgrounds, textures. Or can be very specific as Recognizable Landmarks. The choice of what to... More
  • Over 500 images online!

    by Dianabahrin | 14th of April, 2015

    I am very excited to share with you my joy of finally having over 500 images online. I remember that when I first started submitting on Dreamstime in 2010 I had a small Fuji S5700 (which meant very few approvals) and I did not know how to draw, therefore getting images online... More
  • My favorite :)

    by Live4photo | 13th of April, 2015

      This is my favorite picture . a few days after being accepted on the site was sold 2 times within 2 days. This feeling can not be compared with anything when you know that a picture of yours is useful to someone. I hope you enjoy you too :) See Article
  • Different types of legumes as vector icons

    by Ksenashu | 13th of April, 2015

    Food and foodstuffs theme is very popular in micro-stocks. And it is natural, because food plays a big role in human life. It’s important that nowadays we can get a lot of information about healthy food. This knowledge helps people to be healthy and prolongs their life.... More
  • Incredible Badami, the land of Chalukyas

    by Mangalika | 10th of April, 2015

    We have been visiting many ancient places and ruins since couple of years, some were within India, some outside and some are well known as UNESCO world Heritage site. After my previous article on Hampi, this is the second blog on such a historic place. Badami was the regal... More
  • My first post

    by Kriszwells | 10th of April, 2015

    Hi All! I'm not a new member here, because i joined in 2011 may 4. One year later i sold my first picture in 2012 may 10. I had only about 15 pictures on my porfolio the last some years. But few monates ago i started to deal more with it. And now i have 86 picture online... More
  • Use social networks to increase the views/sales?

    by Angelaciudad | 8th of April, 2015

    I wanted to discover by myself if the use of social networks helps to increase the views of my photos and as a consequence, the possibility of more sells too. I used always facebook only for private proposals and I had not any twitter account, so I decided to create a new... More
  • Goals for 2015

    by Dahlskoge | 4th of April, 2015

    1. Have 1000 + images online 2. At least 70 sales 3. Take more portraits outside using existing light 4. Visit and take photos of new places, preferably abroad 5. Have more patience while either waiting or preparing for the perfect image 6. Master the basic skills in... More
  • Remove Eyes Bags in few click with Adobe Photoshop!

    by colourstudio | 3rd of April, 2015

    Eye bags can be unaesthetic, especially in female portraits. To fix eye bags with Photoshop there are several methods, my favored approach is the Retouching by Curves Layer because it leaves intact the color and skin texture.           Open you image... More

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