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Haunting and haunted locations for photography
posted 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... More...
Visual cooking
posted 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... More...
Chinese ancient architectural charm
posted by zhangle - 10th of april, 2014
This is China Tiantan Park, this picture is the landmark building, built in 1420. It is a 32.72 meter diameter circular building, gold treasure blue tile three saving spire, layers of income, total 38 meters high. The hall has 28 large... More...
From the China visual impact----Dynamic and static combination
posted by zhangle - 8th of april, 2014
This is an ancient village in Hunan province China, here still retains the ancient buildings and living habits, customs, so every year to attract large numbers of tourists. This bridge is the name of "Hongqiao" founded in 1368 - 1398... More...
Celebrating sale no 500
posted by ribe - 8th of april, 2014
Not that this makes me suddenly rich but I am somehow happy about my 500th's sale today. Considering my quite small portfolio and the fact that it is about an extreme niche of photography, I am ok with that.
3 years and 404 images
posted by mrhighsky - 7th of april, 2014
So recently I have reached my goal of 400 images online on Dreamstime, well 404 to be exact. I joined Dreamstime 3 years ago and during this time I learned a lot. I started out as an illustrator. I wasn't very good at this. It took... More...
Out my Back Door
posted by amstrongphotography - 6th of april, 2014
They always told me 'you can take the girl out of the country but you can't take the country out of the girl' and that is true of me. I grew up in the back country of West Kentucky, nothing but fields and woods out our back door. I... More...
China night landscape
posted by zhangle - 4th of april, 2014
The village is called Fenghuang, which is located in Hunan province, China. It is an ancient village, because it retains the thing of the past, its architectural style and folk customs have not changed, it is one of the original village,... More...
Durban South Africa
posted by kierran1 - 4th of april, 2014
Durban, what can I say its my home city, it’s where I grew up and it will be home to thousands of South African’s over the next few weeks as it is one of the most visited holiday destinations. I love my city, i mean how can you... More...
The Great Migration, Kenya
posted by kierran1 - 4th of april, 2014
As my passion in photography is wildlife, the Masai Mara in Kenya was always a dream to go and shoot. That dream became reality and I finally got an opportunity to photography the great migration! It's actually quite hard to describe... More...
Wildlife Photography and how to make best of it
posted by jremes84 - 27th of march, 2014
Summer is coming. As part of the season, wildlife photography is a must at least for me. At many other out there, who might be actually consider going into wildlife and taking pictures or animals around them. This might not be as... More...
1000 Sales!
posted by joshuaraineyphotography - 26th of march, 2014
I have officially hit the 1000 sale mark with my portfolio here at Dreamstime! This image of a snow-covered dock at Lake Tahoe did the trick. That's really exciting news, especially considering where I was at less than a year ago.... More...
Milestone: $20,000 Total Earnings, Lesson Learned: Ego vs Confidence
posted by wisconsinart - 23rd of march, 2014
I've recently reached two milestone with Dreamstime: Fives years as a contributor and $20,000 total earnings. I was first published 40 years ago and thus started my career in freelance art, but I never really enjoyed any real income... More...
Painting with Light
posted by mrallen - 22nd of march, 2014
Fiber-Optic Light Painting The photographic technique of 'Painting with Light' has been around since the very early days of photography. WHAT IS LIGHT PAINTING ? Light painting is a photographic technique in which... More...
Top 10 Things to Do When It's Cold Outside
posted by karenfoleyphotography - 23rd of january, 2014
It’s January. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, that means it’s winter. And winter means the days are short and the temperatures are low. Hearing words like “polar vortex”, makes you just want to crawl into... More...
Timeless editorial photos
posted by 1000wordsimages - 16th of january, 2014
>How many times in the past we went on holiday and we saw the good situation to make a photo. Photo is made… you are happy about the results and go home with a smile. Some years ago you would be very disappointed about that you can... More...
How to deal with common rejections?
posted by mrhighsky - 14th of january, 2014
What do every contributors hates about stock photography? Yes that's right being your image rejected. I have been on dreamstime as a contributors for about 3 years and during this period I have learned a lot about microstock,... More...
Stock photography with your phone ?
posted by feriteglas - 13th of january, 2014
Yes, you can do stock photography with your phone. Nowadays, smartphones have good enough cameras. Of course you will not have the same results as with a good DSLR, but here are a few photographs made with my phone. Actually, the... More...
100 Uploads
posted by simathers - 11th of january, 2014
After 8 long months, I finally reached 100 uploads! In the beginning I uploaded way too much and my images were not of interesting subjects and were low quality. After having almost all of my images rejected I went out and bought... More...
My epiphany in Reno
posted by gmargittai - 31st of december, 2013
Like many other people we went on a short trip during the holidays. We went to Reno Nevada, a place that is famous for its casinos and it is also located very close to the Sierra Mountains, the skiing capital of California. We are less... More...
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