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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 own work.... More
  • Is 350!

    by Vladimirz747 | 5th of July, 2015

    Here also the boundary 350 is taken! It is so much files at me in a portfolio. I understand that it very much and very little.... Ten more times are necessary so much...   But the more I work with DT - the more you understand the defects and misses, as photographer and... More
  • Microstock Photography - The Winning Strategies, part II

    by Robinstockphotos | 5th of July, 2015

    Continued from Part I... Your intentions matter! Are you looking for shortcuts to make easy money online? Trying to anyhow get an image past the reviewers who seem to reject everything? It can be easily observed that many of those new to microstock photography believe... More
  • Some simple tips to photographing fireworks!

    by Andreamangoni | 4th of July, 2015

    The fireworks are beautiful, they are fun and spectacular. To photograph it takes only little attention and a bit of patience.   1) have a tripod! A good tripod is essential, given the long shutter speeds. Choose a solid model, well balanced with respect to the weight... More
  • Summer time !

    by Zarg404 | 3rd of July, 2015

    It's summer time in Europe ! I created two new collections related to this season. The abstract solar pannels is a collection of closeup of solar pannels with nice blue colors and shapes Abstract Solar pannels                     Summer is also... More
  • Turning a Passion into a Profit

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 2nd of July, 2015

    Many of us have a hobby that we’re passionate about – and at one time or another most of us have given thought as to how to turn that pastime into a money generating activity. Before quitting your day job however, ask yourself a few hard questions.    What... More
  • A to Z of Stock Photography Terms

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 2nd of July, 2015

    Starting out in photography, one can quickly become overwhelmed with the terminology. Photographers use their vernacular as comfortably as a first language, but for someone starting out, especially when starting in the world of stock photography, they may as well be speaking... More
  • I finally reached the 2000 sales!

    by FabioConcetta | 2nd of July, 2015

    Hello to all my friends and to the great community of Dreamstime. Today I finally reached the 2000 sales, a very important number than the proportion of my portfolio, for this, I'm really happy.   See Article
  • Chinese riot police on patrol

    by 11483899 | 1st of July, 2015

    >  Due to the recent social unrest element increase, strengthen China's police patrols in public places, to shake the criminals and protect the normal social order.     See Article
  • Revisiting Your Old Work

    by Gracelife | 1st of July, 2015

      Looking at Your Old Images with Fresh Perspective As photographers, we are on a never-ending quest to create something new and unusual. After so many years of taking photos, you more than likely have terabytes of archived raw files or boxes upon boxes of negatives... More
  • Tips for farm photography

    by Adammeadows12 | 30th of June, 2015

    Farms are seen as a dirty place, but through the lens of a camera so much beauty can be captured. As a farmer by day and a photographer by night one thing I can ensure you is that you should be prepared at all times. Prepare yourself and your equipment for dirt and dust,... More
  • Almost 50 sales in 2 days

    by Julicos | 28th of June, 2015

    After my friend, Stef22, managed to sell 24 photos at once, it's my turn to announce such an achievement. Yesterday I sold 24 photos from the UEFA Champions League Final between Juventus and Barcelona and today I sold another 22, mainly from the same event. You can see... More
  • Microstock Photography – The Winning Strategies, part I

    by Robinstockphotos | 28th of June, 2015

    Above is a catchy title that most stock photography veterans would raise an eyebrow at. Is there really a winning strategy? Not really. Or maybe there is. It depends largely on your expectations and definition of “winning”. This article has been compiled keeping the new... More
  • Some fast tips on photographing insects and other invertebrates

    by Andreamangoni | 27th of June, 2015

    Insects are a very interesting subject to photograph. Can be useful, however, to have some foresight, to get a better result.   Know your "enemy" insects are an interesting subject to photograph because they are virtually everywhere, but it must be familiar... More
  • The Joy of Photographing Waterfalls

    by Gracelife | 27th of June, 2015

                   There are few things more soothing than the trickling sounds of water mixed with birdsong from a nearby forest. As a photographer, we have the unique opportunity to capture the beauty, and that includes rushing waterfalls. To make an image... More
  • Imagining Business as a Newbie

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 27th of June, 2015

    I often see newbies asking questions on the message boards about what types of images are needed in this highly competitive business. To understand what end users are looking for, I recommend looking at the way dreamstime classifies images into categories and sub-categories.... More
  • Over 500 online

    by Mgntplus | 27th of June, 2015

    Hello everyone, This is my first blog ever and I am glad that the DT provoked me to write a blog for the first time. I do not have much experience with writing in public places. I am grateful to Dreamstime and all participants who generously share their experiences. This... More
  • FIFA World Cups statistics with North American perspective

    by Leswrona | 26th of June, 2015

               FIFA World Cup is an international football (soccer) competition hold every four years for Men and Women playing is separate tournaments. The popularity of football around the world makes the FIFA World Cup the most watched single sporting... More
  • 100 photos in portfolio

    by B8900456194 | 26th of June, 2015

    Today, I reached 1,00 photos in my portfolio. I have been a part of Dreamstime for 6 months now. It is quite exciting to be a part of such a wonderful group of people. I will share some of my latest accepted photos with you.           More
  • To specialise or have an eclectic mix???

    by Lightspire | 26th of June, 2015

        Beginning to get shots that (I think) are worth uploading and yes, they are being accepted! I now find myself thinking of new subjects to photograph and submit, oh the ideas are flowing...not sure the skill is up to it though :) I know it is "early days" for... More

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