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  • Out my Back Door

    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 spent 7 years in the heart of St. Louis,... More
  • China night landscape

    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, if you come here to play, can understand... More
  • Durban South Africa

    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 not love Durban. The city itself has... More
  • The Great Migration, Kenya

    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 the migration as I feel it is something... More
  • Wildlife Photography and how to make best of it

    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 easy as many people think, how ever. Sometimes... More
  • 1000 Sales!

    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. I've been adding images like crazy and... More
  • Milestone: $20,000 Total Earnings, Lesson Learned: Ego vs Confidence

    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 until I branched into online microstock.... More
  • Painting with Light

    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 exposures are made by moving a hand-held... More
  • Top 10 Things to Do When It's Cold Outside

    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 a warm bed and hibernate until spring,... More
  • Timeless editorial photos

    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 not upload the image to microstock because... More
  • How to deal with common rejections?

    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, So I would like to share my experience... More
  • Stock photography with your phone ?

    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 first one, with my home town, Medias, was... More
  • 100 Uploads

    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 a better camera. I was hoping this would... More
  • My epiphany in Reno

    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 into gambling and more into skiing.... More
  • To Be Exclusive or Not

    by Iheartcountryphoto | 31st of December, 2013

    As I near the 50 required uploads to be an exclusive photographer on DT, I have been doing a lot of thinking about being exclusive or not. I have looked over the benefits time and time again. The benefits are great and it also takes tons of time uploading to multiple... More
  • My new website- "Pics Thru Lens" in a new avatar ....

    by Subhra2jyoti | 24th of December, 2013

    Dear Friends, Wishing you and your families a MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR ! On this festive occasion, with celebration and happiness in air, I invite you all to visit my photography website relaunched (though in a small way) with a different look... More
  • Me and My Photography

    by Tarasbunt | 23rd of December, 2013

    Hello my name is Taras and I live in the UK. I am currently studying photography and I am very passionate towards it. The cameras I own are, Nikon D5200 and the Canon 1000D. I am not a professional but I would love to be one day. See Article
  • If Your're Going To Do Stock, Then Do It For Fun AND Profit

    by Wisconsinart | 22nd of December, 2013

    There are many Contributors here who are hobbyist photographers, perhaps specializing in landscapes or wildlife. Nothing wrong with that as most of us are passionate for various types of photography which is part of the road that led us into the world of online microstock.... More
  • Photography Experience of the Pacific Northwest

    by Wildphoto2 | 21st of December, 2013

    My name is Jason and I would like to share my experience with wildlife photography. I have enjoyed taking pictures growing up with film cameras but it wasn’t until digital photography came on the scene for common people that I took an extreme liking to photography. I... More
  • Macro Photography Ethics

    by Robinstockphotos | 21st of December, 2013

    It is after a long time that I am writing, I have been busy with a lot of things...leaving school life behind and getting into a college on the opposite side of the country...and believe me India is a vast country. Away from family, away from familiar people, the months are... More

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