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  • Haunting and haunted locations for photography

    by Tangie | 30th of October, 2013

    We're getting closer to that spooky night of the year when they say the dead walk the earth and all sort of supernatural, spine-chilling phenomena occur. Most of you will probably grab their cameras. Experienced photostockers will always try to shoot the best of the worst... More
  • Visual cooking

    by Tangie | 15th of May, 2009

    Evolving from means of sustenance to means of indulgence, food is today considered an art committed to both feed the body and please the eye. Quality food, cuisine and gourmet are recurrent words in our vocabulary while food-related images still have a wide market areal to... More
  • Never to forget

    by Gjfoto | 4th of March, 2015

    I am happy that I sold another photo today ; "glashouse in the snow".   I put a lot of time in photography. And also after making the photo's, I put time in arrange the photo's... Sometimes I lost myself in this and thought I should do something... More
  • 10 portrait photographers who will impress you

    by Dudau | 26th of February, 2015

    Usually, portrait photography is meant to reveal the personality, expression or mood of the subject. However, in stock photography world, we often use the portraiture to imply concepts. In the last two centuries, everything has been done, portrait photographers tried all... More
  • Trapped inside: How cabin fever caused me to expand my photography

    by Winnietam | 25th of February, 2015

      With snow and extreme cold weather still pummeling the Northeast, there is not much to do but stay inside these days. Unfortunately, this prevents me from photographing one of my favorite subjects -- landscape and nature (as saturated as it is in microstock, I know!... More
  • Hello World!

    by Juanpfotografia | 24th of February, 2015

    Hello Dreamstimers (is it ok to call ourselves that way?). I consider myself as new in photography. I'm an IT person who got into taking pictures in January 2014. This is when I bought my DSLR Canon EOS T3i and started to read, watch, and self-learn about this amazing craft.... More
  • I am new to Dreamstime

    by Backofficeij | 23rd of February, 2015

    I am an amateur photographer, I never thought I would engage in photography because I always considered it an impossible art for me. Basically I am a crocheter and I have to take good photos of my ongoing and completed crochet projects. But I started photography long before... More
  • Cannabis Photography a Growing Field

    by Jonpel | 19th of February, 2015

    Cannabis legalization is growing throughout the world. With this new jobs are being created that are proving to be a great boom to the wallets of many. One field that hasn't been getting too much attention has been cannabis photography. With more business opening up the need... More
  • How to find Interesting Photography Subjects

    by Mavericdesign | 12th of February, 2015

    Sometimes it take as a long time to create and find superb subject for our photographs. Every day we pass a lot things, situations not really realizing - this is it- this is the best subject- one of millions.    Every season of year presents many unique scenes... More
  • The anonymous photographer

    by Unteroffizier | 12th of February, 2015

    There are many thousands of contributors here at Dreamstime. Yes a lot of us are contributing our work and some are doing it full-time. These aside have we ever wondered if it will be possible for a meet up session when contributors can gather and get to see and talk to each... More
  • Make Your Subject Interesting

    by Jonpel | 8th of February, 2015

     Stock photography can be challenging at times. You never really know what people are going to want and most of the time, your timing on when you post a photograph can have a huge impact on the amount of views that you are able to get. Posting your images are only half of... More
  • Photographing Cannabis

    by Jonpel | 28th of January, 2015

     Cannabis is one of the most interesting subjects that you can photograph.A bud of cannabis is a natural occuring subject that has layers and layers of detail to each and every one. You have the vibrant greens and orange hairs that give these flowers a very unique appeal.... More
  • You are different from mainstream photographers

    by Phopic | 26th of January, 2015

    When you are a registered contributor you'd be automatically endowed with a critical eye about your past and present photographs and photography, the way you shoot and furthermore you'd concentrate and excel on using editing software to create artistic piece like this one,... More
  • 200 pictures today!

    by Project007 | 22nd of January, 2015

    I JUST GOT MY 200TH PICTURE ACCEPTED! IT TOOK ONE YEAR EXACTLY FROM WHEN I OPENED MY ACCOUNT. I DID NOT START SUBMITTING MY PICTURES UNTIL 6 MONTHS AFTER I OPENED THIS ACCOUNT AND ITS BEEN QUITE THE ADVENTURE. JOINING WITH DREAMSTIME HAS BEEN A VERY EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE.... More
  • Winter photograph

    by Radoimihay | 13th of January, 2015

    primarily when shooting winter in a park full of trees must choose a place without trees, snow in a beautiful sunny day reflects light. Then I placed the tripod, I set the aperture, iso, will then .If I manually set white balance manually set the white balance is not there... More
  • Photo handmade bathroom products

    by Radoimihay | 10th of January, 2015

    First background I chose a light-colored bath towel, cream, then I chose the products was to photograph them. We chose a body brush and some handmade soaps with body oil. I set two bulbs 5000k power and we positioned so as to eliminate shadows. I set the white balance... More
  • ArtJAM 2015 Santa Rosa California, Sonoma County

    by Cinjenkins | 31st of December, 2014

    What is ArtJAM 2015? ArtJAM 2015 is an art show and festival designed to create a caring, supportive environment for all artists to display their work. There will be as many as 100 Artists accompanied by music, food, and drink. The proceeds of the event will go to the Mia... More
  • Get rid of blocking thoughts, free up your mind to do what you like

    by Beyo1980 | 29th of December, 2014

    About 6 to 7 months ago, I lost all interest in photography. From one to the other day, it was simply gone. I couldnt find a reason within myself. I searched a lot, did a lot of meditation, NLP etc, but I couldnt find any reason why I had lost all interest in something I... More
  • How to photograph citrus?

    by Radoimihay | 16th of December, 2014

    First I wiped with a damp cloth citrus fruits which were to be photographed, then I used a piece of wood finished as background. We used two light sources, namely two energy saving lamps 5500K, igloo diffusion polarization filter, tripod. Then your imagination is the limit... More
  • Advice for young photographers

    by Chuanwentao | 16th of December, 2014

    BY:Michael Kramber in New York 10 June, 07 I am writing this from the Baghdad bureau of The New York Times where I am on assignment. I have received dozens of queries from photojournalists starting out in the business. I am writing this in response, partly so I can refer... More

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