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  • My Christmas Bestseller

    by Veronikaouskova | 24th of November, 2015

    Since I am quite new in the stock photo business, I am still searching for my ways how to produce commercially desired pictures. The picture I am presenting in this blog is so far my bestseller. It is a collage of simple christmas decorations pictures. Maybe it could serve... More
  • 150 approved images

    by Bmcleod19 | 23rd of November, 2015

    I just had my 150th image approved after being on here about 2 weeks now. I haven't had any sales yet, but hopefully that will happen soon. Right now, I have an approval ratio of about 28%, which has increased for 21% when I first started uploading. The first day or two that... More
  • Birds of prey

    by Helgidinson | 22nd of November, 2015

    I got an opportunity to join a BIF (birds if flight)photo shoot a week ago. These creatures are amazing, and it mesmerized me that sometimes i forgot to press the shutter when they glide smoothly.   Sure you don't want to be in the receiving end of it's claws,   Cutie... More
  • Travel Photography for Writers: 10 Tips for Getting Started

    by Pedrovenancio72 | 22nd of November, 2015

    Travel photography Before the trip 1. Decide a camera strategy that suits you Determine whether you want to carry one (high end) camera kit, or do you have two or three cameras (good camera phones will do as well) at hand that you use in different situations. Both... More
  • Stepping Out Of My Comfort Zone

    by Valevvicki | 22nd of November, 2015

    Up until recently I had mainly taken photographs where I had most of the control over the elements - in that most of my subjects didn't move or there was one person or one animal and rarely a mix. I am currently completing a photography course and the topic choices for... More
  • The butterfly as symbol in art and culture

    by Yana28 | 22nd of November, 2015

         Butterflies remain prominent in fine art, advertising, fashion and jewelry. Butterflies constitute one of the major symbol in art with a significant number of major artists incorporating butterfly symbolism. Butterfly as a symbol can also represent transition,... More
  • My Drawings / Illustrations on Dreamstime

    by Earlydawnphotography | 20th of November, 2015

    I have always enjoyed drawing and painting as a hobby. Now I have decided to upload much of my artwork as illustrations here on Dreamstime.          I was pleasantly surprised to find that two of my drawings became my first images to achieve level two status:... More
  • Finding inspiration

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 20th of November, 2015

    I don't know if it's just me , but I find that finding inspiration to develop new concepts for photographing is sometimes an uneasy task. For me it's mainly because I worry about making a fool of myself by developing new concepts, or disappointing those who approve of my... More
  • Improve Your Skills with a Photo-A-Day Project

    by Gracelife | 19th of November, 2015

      The common advice for new and aspiring photographers is to take as many photographs as you possibly can – every day of the week if possible. For many, that means starting on a photo-a-day or 365 project. This is wonderful advice, but I don't necessarily believe that... More
  • Past few years on Dreamstime

    by Gofer | 19th of November, 2015

    The last few years on Dreamstime have been great and sales have been good too, especially since the royal wedding of Kate and William which really motivated me to take more editorial photos. I can remember just having the shear luck of the couple waving in my direction while... More
  • Back on loop with 200 pictures online

    by Alexandr822 | 19th of November, 2015

    More than year ago i heard about stock photography at first time and registered at Dreamstime wishing to sell some of my pictures. After one month i already had few sold pictures and i was very happy with that. That time i used to work as resort photographer at Maldives and... More
  • Just 3 and a long way to go

    by Sumitahldr80 | 17th of November, 2015

    hi all, so far added 3 pictures and well quite daunted by the number of grt picture people have taken and posted. I love photography and started dabbling with my dslr. Any feedback on my picture are welcome and really appreciated. Thanks and best of luck to everyone... More
  • Hangzhou and West Lake Information

    by Angelaostafichuk | 17th of November, 2015

    A few years ago I went to China and ended up in Hangzhou. To be honest I wasn't supposed to go there. I wanted to go all the way up North but the only train tickets available were for standing room and the ride was 50 hours long from Beijing so I told myself next time! If... More
  • Most Popular Images

    by 2700art | 17th of November, 2015

    >  I like to see that my most viewed and also my most downloaded pictures are ones that I am fond of. Its cool to see that people have similar tastes in what is considered a special image. Whats your most viewed image and do you like it also? Cheers! Ratio almost up to... More
  • 100 Images Finally Online

    by Maryrosemarapia | 17th of November, 2015

    July 2015 since i started uploading my images here, I don't know if i am a little bit slow compare others but i'm not competing to anybody :), I am a friendly person and likes to learn and apply. If you see on my portfolio something wrong or missing something please correct... More
  • Never too late to learn

    by Zz3701 | 16th of November, 2015

    What a big surprise for me today, I got my first sale ! Among hundreds of thousands of excellent pictures, one of mine was sold, that really means something to me. I joined DT two and half months ago. I chose ten of my best pictures from a thousand pictures in my computer... More
  • Mixed feelings about selling a photo

    by Gmargittai | 16th of November, 2015

    Usually every time a photo of mine sells it fills my heart with joy. Yesterday this photo sold.   It gave me a bitter sad feeling. We were tourists in Paris in May 2013 and just the first day when we started to roam the city, were surprised by the intense police activity,... More
  • Hallo :)

    by Wortam | 16th of November, 2015

    Hallo everybody, I'm very pleased to be in the community of photographers! I took photos since I was a child ... OK, maybe young girl :). But all my photos I took were only for me. And now I can show me pictures all over the world. I've already 21 photos online! I... More
  • 200 image online

    by Savo889 | 16th of November, 2015

    Its been some time and I have achieved for me this big number! Two sales and two image in the competition! I love nature,animals, architecture old, and its mostly my portfolio.Old architecture always admire. Think of how many hundredyears ago should people patience, skill,... More
  • Silent screams

    by Photashoot | 15th of November, 2015

    I had a great time shooting Eri in the studio. She is a hugely expressive model and really easy to direct and work with. This image actually surprised me, when no noise came out! It was almost like my ears had stopped working, when they couldn't hear the scream...... More

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