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  • My very first sale

    by Wickedlydivine | 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 Wickedlydivine | 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 200 pictures today!

    by Project007 | 22nd of January, 2015

    I JUST GOT MY 200TH PICTURE ACCEPTED! IT TOOK ONE YEAR EXACTLY FROM WHEN I OPENED MY ACCOUNT. I DID NOT START SUBMITTING MY PICTURES UNTIL 6 MONTHS AFTER I OPENED THIS ACCOUNT AND ITS BEEN QUITE THE ADVENTURE. JOINING WITH DREAMSTIME HAS BEEN A VERY EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE.... More
  • ArtJAM 2015 Santa Rosa California, Sonoma County

    by Cinjenkins | 31st of December, 2014

    What is ArtJAM 2015? ArtJAM 2015 is an art show and festival designed to create a caring, supportive environment for all artists to display their work. There will be as many as 100 Artists accompanied by music, food, and drink. The proceeds of the event will go to the Mia... More
  • Get rid of blocking thoughts, free up your mind to do what you like

    by Beyo1980 | 29th of December, 2014

    About 6 to 7 months ago, I lost all interest in photography. From one to the other day, it was simply gone. I couldnt find a reason within myself. I searched a lot, did a lot of meditation, NLP etc, but I couldnt find any reason why I had lost all interest in something I... More
  • Photography of Flags

    by Mrallen | 13th of December, 2014

    PHOTOGRAPHY OF FLAGS National and regional flags are subjects that are often photographed and have many uses for designers and stock photo buyers. The trouble with trying to photograph flags as you come across them on your travel's is that you have little or... More
  • How to Sell Stock Photos

    by Dudau | 20th of November, 2014

    If you’re on Dreamstime you probably want to sell your photos, so let me give you a few suggestions on how to actually earn some money out of your images. First thing to consider when shooting stock photography is usability. Before shooting something especially for stock,... More
  • Milestone, 100 $

    by Drobacphoto | 13th of November, 2014

    Hi! My milstone of 100 $ is here :-) 86 images online 75 sales Thank you for looking at this presentation!                       More
  • Wildlife - Take What I Can Get

    by Martynelson | 6th of November, 2014

    I like to photograph wildlife in their natural settings. But even domestic pets aren't necessarily cooperative about posing for photographs. With wild animals I must take what I can get. Sometimes that involves taking many photos to capture one good one but with digital photography... More

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