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  • Realizations when Loving Someone You Can Never Have

    by Monicafevie | 8th of September, 2014

    Writing articles about love, relationships, heartbreaks, etc. is a very interesting topic, i guess. I know most of the women or even men can relate on this too. When it comes to the matter of the heart, people tend to be more interesting especially when you put a nice title... More
  • First sales!

    by Joerijacobs | 6th of September, 2014

    A few days ago i was glad to see that two of my photos were sold for the first time on DT. They were both made with a mobile device. So i guess this is a good prove that mobile photos can sell as well here on DT.     The strange thing is that my first batch... More
  • You Can Still Become A Good Contributor!

    by Greatali | 5th of September, 2014

    Well, as you all know that to become a well known contributor on any stock photography site around the net is like dream comes true for many of us here, but this is also an undeniable fact that without having good gadgets or equipments related to photography is simply impossible... More
  • Moving from technically right to artistically interesting

    by Actina | 4th of September, 2014

    I started to learn photography in January 2013 with a 3 months intensive school, when I learned the basics, and after the school I kept learning from different tutorials and books, trying out what I learned. Finally, after I changed entry level cropped frame Nikon to full... More
  • My first blog - all criticism and advices are greatly appreciated

    by Pet548 | 4th of September, 2014

    I read the blog and I find there helpfull advices but I have never posted anything because I don't fell good with my English. I am new at photography. I wish to learn how to take beautiful pictures from you all and to try to improve mines. Any help or advice would be appreciated.... More
  • Creative Light (part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 4th of September, 2014

    I just re-read my original article about creative light (here). Given that there are over 25,000,000 stock images here at Dreamstime as I write this, using creative light has never been more important. Creative light in your photos... More
  • Improving the images with basic adjustments

    by Obiectiv | 4th of September, 2014

    No matter if you shoot in RAW or jpg, some basic adjustments of your images can be done in Photoshop or other programs, which will improve the quality and increase the chances for your image to be accepted/downloaded. Here are some basic adjustments: Crop - Most of... More
  • Always Carry a Camera (Part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 3rd of September, 2014

    Some time ago I wrote a blog (here) about always carrying a camera with you, just so you don't miss any great photo opportunities . Everything I said then is true today. Maybe more so. There are over 25,000,000 stock images on Dreamstime as I write this. That staggering... More
  • #Roaring25, a trip down memory lane

    by Malinash | 3rd of September, 2014

    It seems like yesterday to us that moment, 10 years ago, when Dreamstime, in its current form, was born. Transitioning to microstock can be hard, but when you start with a team of people who are young, innovative and willing, things will take shape pretty fast. Before... More
  • Get Busy Living - Life Sells !!!

    by Lifeontheside | 2nd of September, 2014

              I am asked these questions so often : So what are stock photos? What should I be shooting? What is most popular? What are designers looking for? What photos sell the best? Does it sound familiar, or maybe you too are asking the same questions. I... More
  • How was your ??

    by Amilevin | 2nd of September, 2014

    Hi, I guess all of you encountered this subject on the "day dreaming" section in the message board. Usually what you'll see over there are some happy contributors and some disappointed. A short story of my previous month's performance and this current can give you some... 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... More

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