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  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your... More
  • Austin Texas

    by Noamfein | 1st of September, 2014

    Austin Texas is a great place. Not only it is a great place to live in, it has some nice places to take photos, even if you are just coming for a visit. From tasty food shots, to nice night shots. From college football, to the impressive Texas' capitol... More
  • The Master of Earth

    by Wxh6763 | 1st of September, 2014

    Torch festival is the traditional festival of the Yi nationality people which lived at southwest area of China. During the Torch festival of this year, I came to Liangshan Yi Nationality Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province in China. In there I had my unforgettable... More
  • Improvement

    by Jaap2861 | 30th of August, 2014

    This picture of de Watergate of Sneek in the Netherlands was my first uploaded and accepted photo on Dreamstime in January 2014. For so far it got 134 views. And no comments and no downloads. In June I wrote in my first blog I had my first download from the image with... More
  • Hint to get more model releases from strangers of street photography

    by Lifeontheside | 30th of August, 2014

    Hi everyone, Thought I would share my hints with you about how I build up model releases for my photos , especially photos that I take on the street, beach or whereever of virtual strangers. Let's take the beach for a perfect setting. If I plan a day at the beach,... More
  • Ape Cars

    by Vitabello | 30th of August, 2014

    Hi, i must say this is the first time i write a blog. So if it's totally crap, please forgive me ;). Anyway, When i was in Italy a few month's ago, i had a great holiday. Made a lot of photographs. In Italy you can just walk out of your door, and directly start to make... More
  • Pet Photography Tips

    by Cheapeallarts | 30th of August, 2014

    Cheapwallarts Ltd. has rich experience in pet portraits from photo, we can turn your pet photos into beautiful hand made oil paintings. And if the photos you supply is good then the photo to painting result would be perfect. The following is some pet photography tips which... More
  • Do you like movies? Let's play game

    by Oliena | 29th of August, 2014

    One of my favorite ways to spend chilly autumn evenings - is watching movies. Once I wondered, if there was a film about stock photographer as a main character, what was it like? I imagine some romantic comedy about very talented, but shy guy, who worked from 9 till... More
  • Persistence?

    by Physi28 | 29th of August, 2014

    I have been at DT since 2010 with now around 2800 images online and with an average approval rate of around 84 percent, I have newer stopped uploading any month, sales were increasing with temporary downs, (all the veterans here may remember the crisis in the first quarter... More
  • Image Adoption

    by Celiaak | 28th of August, 2014

    It is always a joy to know one of our forgoten images fallen in to level 0 threshold has been adopted (AKA sold). I don't mind if it is a credit sale or a subscription sale. I feel happy just to know someone took the time to find it and the image is good enough to be adopted... More
  • Shooting cats

    by Obiectiv | 28th of August, 2014

    Cats are one of the hardest subjects to photograph. To do this, you need a cat or more, and very important, patience, a lot of patience. If you want to capture a certain scene, well thought before shooting, you must have a good relation with the cat, and the cat must cooperate,... More
  • Photography can be so dangerous sometimes

    by Katey997 | 27th of August, 2014

    Well after a few days of nonstop rain, today i thought i try my new canon 100mm L 2.8 macro out for size but it didn't go to plan. About one mile in on my walk i started feeling really weak, i thought oh no not again, my blood sugar levels started to drop and i had no... More
  • Image found on another stock photography website!

    by Aleksandersson | 27th of August, 2014

    One of my files here was downloaded few days ago. I did a search for it cause I just wanted to see where my files end up, and I found it on Czech stock photography website. So they bought my file, I got 35 cents for it and now they are getting money from it? I think they... More
  • Make us smile!

    by Heathse | 26th of August, 2014

    OK, so you've had no sales, can't get even one image accepted for the assignment and it's raining hard on the one day you took off this month for photography! (Yes that's me!) Don't get depressed, I know there are loads of very witty characters on DT so turn to your funny... More
  • 5 reason why you should use the Dreamstime Wordpress plugin

    by Honkamaa | 26th of August, 2014

    Recently Dreamstime released their long awaited Wordpress plugin and I eagerly installed this to a couple of my main blogs to try it out. It did not dissapoint! If you are running a Wordpress blog or web site, here are the reasons why you need to install and use the Dreamstime... More
  • Exploring new horizons

    by ClaireCphotography | 26th of August, 2014

      I've been with DT for a year now! Time has gone by pretty quick! The past year I've managed to get +100 pictures on-line and realized that stock photography is a time consuming matter, but it's fun! I invest time in DT when I can and it still fascinates me and challenges... More
  • 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
  • Milestone: 1000 Photos Online!

    by Jdanne | 25th of August, 2014

    Today is a happy day for me: - 1000 photos online !!!! And: - around 4,5 years at Dreamstime - 70,1 percent acceptance ratio - 3 assignment photos - 753 images sold (should be improved!) Progress comes slowly but constantly. Now I want to concentrate on more... More
  • Getting Settings Right

    by Abl8zedezign | 25th of August, 2014

    I have always had a great passion for photography. I can still remember my first old 'point and shoot' camera my granddad gave me when I was six years old. I have recently bought myself the 'real deal' camera, complete with lenses, timer switches and the rest of the bells... More
  • Boost your portfolio with Antique Car Shows

    by Clewisleake | 24th of August, 2014

    What a great summer it's been, beautiful weather, grilled food, a great camera lens set-up and enough free time to be able to go out and enjoy it. This summer I've been lucky enough to get a lead on two car shows and they have proven to be a boon for my portfolio, with... More

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