Stock Photography Articles about photograp & Community Forum

  • First Image

    by Photoaria | 22nd of October, 2013

    Hello! I have decided about 2 weeks ago to give this website a try. I have been doing photography as a hobby for the past 25 years of my life. So I thought this would be an interesting challenge. I think I can do good photography (but then, of course, I am biased)...... More
  • Photoshelter 2013 trends de ja voux

    by Alistaircotton | 20th of October, 2013

    Photoshelter has released its 2013 What Buyers Want from Photographers survey. It's an interesting read - so if you have 10mins or so - it's well worth the time. It prompted me to remember a blog post I wrote about a few years back that was also published on DT entitled... More
  • Help! Advice Needed...

    by Angelaostafichuk | 15th of October, 2013

    In November I'll be selling prints of my photos on greeting cards to raise money for the foodbank in my city. the problem is I don't know what to pick. I'm planning to sell about 20 different ones. Any advice on these choices? Thanks so much! More
  • My 2 favorite models

    by Inyrdreams | 15th of October, 2013

    jumping forward again, I have found myself settled along the great lakes in Michigan, just a few miles from the lake. Kids have grown and married and started having their own kids, and I suddenly have 6 grandchildren under the age of 4. the oldest, comes for the weekend... More
  • The Real Illusion

    by Lindsaybasson | 13th of October, 2013

    My love for photography started at the age of fourteen when I edited some existing photos that were already on my computer. Eventually I took my father’s compact digital camera and photographed flowers, landscapes and wildlife. I also did some self-portraits from time-to-... More
  • 7 Years in Stock Photography

    by Thefinalmiracle | 1st of October, 2013

    Its been 7 years and a week to be precise that my journey in stock photography started. It has been with success, failures, saturation and probably a rebirth of me as a photographer in the end. There were moments of celebration where there were ocassional SR-EL or EL sales... More
  • Stock from the end of the world

    by Ilmoro100 | 1st of October, 2013

    If I reflect on my, still young, experience in the world of microstock, the first word that comes to mind is "confrontation." I think it's the most important part of the challenge that everyone who comes into this world is facing. Photographers all over the world converge... More
  • My story on: How I started in stock photography

    by Alexa_adrian2001 | 30th of September, 2013

    It is a while since I was planning to write a blog about how I got started in stock photography. I will write here kind of an introduction or resume and then I will kindly ask you to follow the link where you will see entire history in much details. It all started at least... More
  • Sad News But Great Memories

    by Cheese365 | 29th of September, 2013

    Three weeks ago our family dog died very suddenly, he had not been unwell so we were shocked and devastated at his sudden and early death. Whilst he has left a big gap in our lives for so many reasons, we still have our memories. Lots of countrywalks, paddling in the... More
  • Hungry?

    by Peanutroaster | 27th of September, 2013

    My recent food photography. For a long time, food photographs tended to be shot and composed in a manner similar to the way people were used to encountering their food: laid out on a table setting and shot from an overhead perspective, i.e., from the... More
  • How to get ahead in stock photography

    by Bradcalkins | 20th of September, 2013

    Like a few others here, I'm skeptical of the benefit of using social media to promote your stock photography. While there may be some benefit, one has to also consider the opportunity cost. How much time spent on social media could be spent on producing more images?... More
  • My 1st sale on Dreamstime!!!

    by Macqua | 7th of September, 2013

    Hello everyone! Finally, my first sale on Dreamstime! I'm so happy .. :) I'm not a professional photographer, and I've uploaded only 15 photos so far ... so I'm very very happy !!! Thanks to the person who downloaded my photo! See Article
  • new EXCLUSIVE collection

    by Sasanka7 | 6th of September, 2013

    exclusive dreamstimers community on facebookhello today i started new collection on dreamstime, Please insert your best pictures here: exclusive dreamstimers, thank you! this is collection included photos and illustrations etc. from members of facebook community page... More
  • My Mom Went To Cuba (And Left Me Behind!)

    by Angelaostafichuk | 1st of September, 2013

    Earlier on this year my mom took a trip to Cuba. It was a much deserved (and needed trip) as she hadn't travelled by herself for well over thirty years. I wish she would have gone earlier...but it's never too late to try something new. I stay behind to hold the fort... More
  • The Low-Down on Legal Language

    by Xixinxing | 30th of August, 2013

    There is a recent trend among agencies to shift the legality requirement to the copyright holder who is sending the work to the agent, aka the photographer. A lot of this is practical. The agent cannot certify that a model/property release is legal since the agent was... More
  • Perth, western Australia.

    by Henrymm | 23rd of August, 2013

    Went to Perth last week and have some pictures. Few are already uploaded and few more to come. Perth is beautiful and especially King's Park is a place from which you can enjoy the beautiful skyline of the city. It has plenty of old and new architectural sites and that... More
  • Successful in stock photography?

    by Matthiase | 18th of August, 2013

    How do you get successful in stock photography? Answer = Have a BIG portfolio of high quality images and in ALL different categories. What images sell in stock then? - Almost everything. People, food, nature, animals I have sold images of open doors.... Yes, a open... More
  • Concert photography

    by Costa007 | 13th of August, 2013

    Taking photos at a concert seems like a hard thing to do, so that is why I've decided to try and help by giving you a small technical advice set. Either you have a phone, a compact camera or a high end dslr, one creative person can take really good photos at a concert.... More
  • 1000 images online!

    by ruigsantos | 7th of August, 2013

    I started doing stock photography around 2 years ago and by then I joined Dreamstime. Today my 1000th image got approved. In some ways, it feels like I started yesterday, although it took a lot of time and effort to make all those images. I learned a lot about editing photos... More
  • Exclusivity : yes baby!

    by Fredbro | 31st of July, 2013

    Hi everyone, Just a little message to say that yesterday, I have been accepted in the Dreamstime's exclusive contributors group. Yes! After reading many positive comments by exclusive contributors, and after accepting the fact that I just don't have enough time to submit... More

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

questions, meet answers

Join the discussion in the Dreamstime photography forum. Learn from, and share with, hundreds of professional stock photographers just like you!

Photography Forums