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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
  • Flowers and plant photography

    by Andreamangoni | 27th of May, 2016

      I have heard many people say that in themicrostock world you should avoid photos of flowers and plants, because they're difficult to sell. But it's true?   well, they're not an easy subject to manage, but certainly flowers and plants are still an exploitable... More
  • Learning the ways of stock photography

    by Biotabby | 24th of May, 2016

    So I am new to Dreamstime I just now finally got some photos excepted. Its not much but its a start. I have yet to sale anything but I find its helping me improve as a photographer by getting feed back on the images that are rejected. To know what to look for and to be mind... More
  • Three of my files are selected for assignment (success story)

    by Nitish22n | 22nd of May, 2016

    Hi Contributors, Greetings of the day! I want to share my success story with you. For the very first time I'm participated in assignment work and three of my files are selected on the go. I'm very new in this context, however its nearly one year since I'm a dreamstimer.... More
  • Photos with a cause

    by Melodyanne | 18th of May, 2016

       Food waste is a serious issue in our world today. So much is thrown away either because we simply have too much or because it is not quite pretty enough to suit us. To demonstrate one way I prevent food waste I made a series of images dealing with feeding produce... More
  • Travel and sell: Is it possible?

    by Viniciusdalapa | 15th of May, 2016

    Hello everybody!! :D Although I don't make a living with photography, I really love take pictures. And also love travelling.   Since I joined dreamstime I didn't make any big trip, and in some months I'll be in Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina, visiting wonderful... More
  • My first few images approved

    by Camillegerst | 12th of May, 2016

    Hello everyone, I am new to Dreamtime and the stock photography business. I am very pleased to announce that my first few images have been approved on DT! I have a background in photojournalism and I am excited to improve my skill as a photographer by trying stock photography.... More
  • Capturing the Sunset

    by Melodyanne | 4th of May, 2016

    Great sunset photos must of course start with a great sunset. Here are a few simple tips to achieve your own great sunset photos. Keep an eye to the West. . . great sunsets often come, and go, very quickly. Use a tripod. . . you will need a fairly slow shutter speed... More
  • More photos of the world

    by Rjlerich | 30th of April, 2016

    With a bit of free time from professional jobs as my next assignment, a theater ballet/dance production, (see my theater images) my professional photography site isn't for another 3 weeks, I'm attacking a backlog of photos I've shot around the world during the past year or... More
  • Trailer travels

    by Lesterphotography | 26th of April, 2016

    I recently purchased a 'Breakthrough Technology' X3 ND 10-stop filter and tested it on Monday as we had stormy weather with, clouds, rain and strong winds. I used a wired remote with a 2 second delay and a sturdy tripod with stones in a bag hung from the hook... More
  • Dog photography

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 26th of April, 2016

    One of the first trouble of a dog photographer: the uncooperating model... It happens always to anyone approaching dog photography. The model seems to move continuously, doesn't pose for more than 1 or a mid second maximum and often barks or tries to lick the camera. LOL!... More
  • Trailer Travels

    by Lesterphotography | 25th of April, 2016

    Since the purchase of my first Travel Trailer in October 2015 I have made 4 trips all in my home state of Arizona. This new RV lifestyle has really opened up some great opportunities for me. All the comforts of home in a compact 130SF. This is the definition of the '... More
  • Bringing in the Birds

    by Melodyanne | 22nd of April, 2016

    Blue Birds are beautiful, but shy . . . they feed in my lawn regularly and I wanted very much to capture a few photos of them. The question was how to get close enough with the camera gear I own to get a good picture. First I established a feeding area near my house. I... More
  • Chinese food, food photography

    by Cowboyyang | 21st of April, 2016

      Not everyone will take a heavy SLR camera to eat every time, if you want to bring a reflective plate, or homemade light source, then it is more exaggerated. Can make good food, you will be able to take good photos. Light is the major problem of indoor shooting food, some... More
  • I am back

    by Billysiew | 21st of April, 2016

    Somehow and don't know why I have lost my interest of photography.. However, now my interest of photography is back. Now I am more on "astrophotography"... Share you some of my recent photos:       More
  • A Dream(stime) come true

    by Amitai | 20th of April, 2016

    I've been a member of DT since 2005.   (My best selling image of all times - Istanbul old city) Over the years I have tried numerous approaches to stock photography. I've tried shooting models. I've tried food photography, pet photography and even baby photography.... More
  • Co-operation from Farm Animals

    by Melodyanne | 12th of April, 2016

    One of the most important keys to getting good photos of farm animals is understanding the animal you're working with and knowing its environment. The following photo was originally taken for an assignment demonstrating ways to use up produce that would otherwise be wasted.... More
  • Things I learn while shooting for stock - Part 1: out on the streets

    by Unteroffizier | 8th of April, 2016

    When I first handled a digital camera, I did not know to surf the internet for information on camera operations, nor how to look for information on understanding the concepts and relations between shutter speed, aperture and ISO. The internet wasn't saturated with such information... More
  • 200 online photos

    by Balazovic | 4th of April, 2016

    Hallo everybody ! I am happy to tell you, that today evening I have me first milestone of 200 pieces of accepted photos ( 208 ) . For me it is amazing and uneblievable. I hope for good sales here and I am going to another milestone, that is 500 online files ...... More

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