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  • Planting a backyard garden

    by Tempestz | 22nd of April, 2013

    One easy technique to capture great flower pictures is to plant them in your yard. This will allow you to photograph the flowers when they are budding, to blooming, to losing their luster at anytime during the day without ever having to leave your yard. Having the ability... More
  • Average Day in a Photographer's Life

    by Yelo34 | 30th of March, 2013

    When the cell phone rang in the morning announcing a new day, I felt like sleeping late. Yesterday, we celebrated my birthday and I went to bed late. Do you imagine? My friends always expect the pictures and I had to edit and upload them to my FB page. What a nice surprise... More
  • Unfinished Tales - Joel Meyerowitz

    by Shadow69 | 1st of March, 2013

    Photography is a response that has to do with the momentary recognition of things. Suddenly you're alive. A minute later there was nothing there. I just watched it evaporate. You look one moment and there's everything, next moment it's gone. Photography is very philosophical.... More
  • Becoming an athletic photographer...

    by Miraclemoments | 4th of February, 2013

    Well this could very well be the first training blog for all you photographers out there who would like to become "photo fit". We have all felt that tiredness in the shoulders, cramps in the hands from holding that camera body and 800g lens hanging around your... More
  • Featured Photographer: Andrey Pavlov

    by Peanutroaster | 22nd of January, 2013

    Great to see Mr. Pavlov gracing the feature spot currently on Dreamstime! What a unique portfolio with all of those cool ant pictures! So creative and well done. I found a cool news item about Andrey Pavolv and his ants: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturepicturegalleries/... More
  • "Unofficial" Featured Collection #1 - Photographers with Cameras

    by Enigmacypher | 6th of January, 2013

    Welcome to the first installment of Unofficial Featured Collections of Dreamstime. I plan on periodically selecting and writing about Dreamstime collections that I feel are of high quality and noteworthy. Some of the criteria I plan on using are: theme cohesiveness, image... More
  • This week Featured photographer

    by Gmargittai | 2nd of November, 2012

    Hello fellow photographers, Take a look who joined DT a few month ago and now is the featured photographer. The world famous Joseph Sohm. He may be submitting images I presume just like the rest of us and maybe, who knows, some get rejected on grounds of "distorted pixels"... More
  • I am learning interesting stuff about Photography

    by Pastorkayte | 31st of October, 2012

    Today, I am learning interesting stuff about Photography such as using Photoshop. As a beginning Photographer, I am learning about color and about structuring the Photograph. I am also learning about Photoshop, which I think will help me a lot along my way. More
  • Sharpening the creative saw – Vega’s Wedding Photo Course

    by Alistaircotton | 17th of October, 2012

    Over the past few weeks I’ve been attending Vega School of Brand Leadership’s Wedding Photography course in Durban, South Africa. It’s likely that wedding photography is the most demanding of all photographic assignments. So it stands to reason that if one can learn... More
  • Blogger goes ape over agency “extortion” letter

    by Alistaircotton | 12th of October, 2012

    Copywriting expert and blogger, Ryan Healy has posted about what he feels are extortionary tactics used by a traditional stock agency to claim damages from images used on websites unlawfully. As a copywriting professional, Healy paints a compelling picture of how he used... More
  • Feel lucky? Well do ya?

    by Shadow69 | 28th of September, 2012

    Mr Callahan, meet Shadow. Shadow, pay your respects to Mr Callahan. I love writing these blogs. Partly because I am incredibly shy and yet am still an egotistical maniac with an overwhelming propensity to volubility. Speaking for any length of time to any number of... More
  • Guide to travel photography by Bogdan Mihai Lazar

    by Assignments | 20th of September, 2012

    Mihai Bogdan Lazar likes traveling as much as shooting photos so his portfolio is an impressive collection of wonderful, amazing, quaint places you'd just like to see some day. Until then, check out his bio on the profile page to see all the places he's seen and... More
  • Photography Lessons in Hunting

    by Vcarmstrong | 19th of September, 2012

    So I happen to be a hunter and a photographer. After reading a discussion regarding sharper images in the forums I thought I would share a few tips that hunters use that also can easily be applied to taking sharper images. When a hunter wants to sight in their rifle... More
  • The world through a special lens

    by Assignments | 11th of September, 2012

    Brett Critchley's portfolio is the portfolio in which you can find everything, from cars to sunsets, from people to pets, from landscapes to isolated. Open mindedness and long time stock photography experience could be the explanation for his portfolio diversity but that'... More
  • What a great big surprise, featured photographer :)

    by BCritchley | 6th of September, 2012

    What a big surprise for me this morning to find that I'm Dreamstime's featured photographer for the week:) It really is an honor to have your portfolio showcased by such a fantastic stock agency and I really do appreciate this. So a big thank you to DT and you, the... More
  • subscription rates on photos.. what gives?

    by Inyrdreams | 22nd of August, 2012

    hello everyone, and especially DT staff. Can anyone tell me what is going on with the new subscription rate fees for photos? this is a great deal for buyers but almost a slap in the face for photographers. someone can download an image for a set price no matter the size?... More
  • THE PHOTOGRAPHER

    by Littlemacproductions | 30th of July, 2012

    The Smiths were unable to conceive children and decided to use a surrogate father to start their family. On the day the proxy father was to arrive, Mr. Smith kissed his wife goodbye and said, 'Well, I'm off now. The man should be here soon.' Half an hour later, just... More
  • So, you want to be a pro photographer.

    by Seawatch1 | 27th of June, 2012

    You most likely want to be a pro and perhaps you already are. But are you a good pro? Or do people cringe when they see you are going to be on a shoot? Here are a few tips that will make you a better pro. Check your ego at the door - You are a good photographer or you... More
  • My new backstage video

    by Krasphoto | 20th of June, 2012

    My video backstage Yes, the word cheerleader typo, sorry, overlooked: ( See Article
  • Underwater enterprises: diving for pleasure and business

    by Assignments | 4th of May, 2012

    Richard Carey joined our community in 2009 and brought to surface and to our attention a niche yet interesting underwater photography portfolio. A former scuba instructor, Richard may not be the typical microstocker we are all accustomed to but he discovered that his hobby... More

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