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  • My very first sale

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 4th of May, 2015

    Well today I made my very first sale on dreamstime so I'm very excited, and also very thankful that someone liked my picture enough to purchase it.   See Article
  • Breaking into the Photography Business

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 27th of April, 2015

    Well today I thought to myself about the expression breaking into the business, and that's what I'm trying to do only difference is it ain't easy. The expression breaking into the business makes it sound quick, and easy but truthfully it isn't an I've learned that. But the... More
  • Four Tips for Capturing Motorcycle Racing

    by Curtwill7 | 23rd of April, 2015

    Hello everyone. I had the pleasure of attending the 2015 round of the MotoGP World Championship in Austin, Texas on April 10-12. Having been to these races before I knew what to expect and some of the best places to position myself to get reasonably good shots. So Tip... More
  • Promotions

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of April, 2015

    Hi folks, I’m well on my way of my first target of having 50 of my images accepted onto Dreamstime - still a long way to go I know, but I am getting there. Now onto my next target; to have my first sale. Beside the usual way of Tweeting, Pinterest and Facebook... More
  • The colors of flower

    by Wxh6763 | 18th of April, 2015

      Some people only like spring because many  colorful  flowers will be blooming in springtime. Also the suitable temperature just like in autumn. Another people don’t like the summer or winter because it’s too hot or cool in this season. But they are the same lovely... More
  • Over 500 images online!

    by Dianabahrin | 14th of April, 2015

    I am very excited to share with you my joy of finally having over 500 images online. I remember that when I first started submitting on Dreamstime in 2010 I had a small Fuji S5700 (which meant very few approvals) and I did not know how to draw, therefore getting images online... More
  • Trying to figure out what THEY want...

    by Ezzian | 11th of April, 2015

    Stock photography has really got me thinking about what THEY (buyers) really want. My usual fun and forgetful photography isn't proving of any interest to potential buyers. I had to ask myself a few questions. Wondering day and night what it was that I was missing.... More
  • Never knew people were searching for ice and milk. I now know.

    by Beyo1980 | 16th of March, 2015

    Soms time ago I had a dream. The dream kept coming back, followed me around, even during day to day chores. And I knew I could make that dream come true. The dream? Gettin' smoking rich with photography. Yes, I was going to be that guy, that sold images and could make a living... More
  • Photo Diary 56/365 • Selective Coloring • Sin Or Useful Tool

    by Joanna210 | 15th of March, 2015

    While reading different articles and opinions about selective coloring in photography sites and forums, this super famous song came to my mind, "It's a sin" by Pet Shop Boys. Is selective coloring a 'photographic sin'? Then I'm definitely a 'sinner', since I've used it many... More
  • Daisymay11

    by Daisymay11 | 12th of March, 2015

    Hi, just started on my new adventure. I was a designer in London before children. They are growing up now... me time now . Always have to have something creative on the go...sculpture, printmaking ect just to keep me creatively sane! started a month ago have learnt a lot... 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 else in my freetime,... 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 has opened new unique jobs for both photographers and small business owners, 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... 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

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