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  • Gear vs Eye

    by Mangalika | 9th of May, 2013

    I often encounter a question. Well, I am so sure most of you must have answered such question. You upload a good shot in your public profile and the next question will be 'Which camera?' Might be the most irritating question for a true artist :) Well, better gears do help... More
  • The Road to 3,000 Sales

    by Starletdarlene | 6th of May, 2013

    When I first started on this road to Stock Photography I thought it would be an easy transition from Wedding Photography to Stock Photography, but it wasn't as easy as I anticipated. What makes a great Wedding Photograph doesn't necessarily make great Stock Photography.... More
  • Winter Wildlife Photography at the Picos de Europa NP

    by Physi28 | 27th of April, 2013

    Last January I spent 20 days at a tiny and remote village at the doors of the Picos de Europa national park. This beautiful park forms part of the Cantabrian Mountains range in northern Spain, a wild and mostly unspoiled region. During their conquest of the Iberian Peninsula,... More
  • $200 in about 5 months

    by Robinstockphotos | 25th of April, 2013

    This is good news for the newbies who are trying to get paid for a hobby. I haven't really been putting in any efforts at conceptual stock photos and portraits, which are supposed to sell best. The main reason being I don't have proper gear yet. If I shot a portrait, I'd... More
  • Improving your landscape photography

    by Honkamaa | 21st of April, 2013

    Hello there. Here are my top tips if you are a happy amateur who is thinking about getting a little bit more serious with landscape photography. 1. Get out of bed – You need to be on the field when the light is the best which usually is around sunset and around sunrise.... More
  • Using Technology And Social Media To Help Improve Your Photography

    by Angelaostafichuk | 19th of April, 2013

    In today's society, social media has become king of communication. Those who want that golden information have to be able to connect, sift, and figure out what all the information means. It's a difficult job and can be quite time consuming when you are starting out as a... More
  • And here I cross 200 :)

    by Mangalika | 16th of April, 2013

    Really glad to see my 200th image online :) My stay at a happening city like Singapore and our trip to Indonesia have recently brought me numerous sets of new shots and a growth in sales. I am still in process of picking lots more from my repository. There was a day when... More
  • Some landscapes and 200 online.

    by Robinstockphotos | 11th of April, 2013

    I have thinking for a long time to do some landscape photos. But because there are too many landscape photos, I was trying to hit something that would be easy to capture and still stand out of the category of normal "Landscape" photography. I had asked for a portfolio... More
  • Black and White Photography vs. Color Photography

    by Yelo34 | 10th of April, 2013

    I consider myself a color photographer so this blog may be biased. I rarely use black and white. However, I see how many people tend to use it or even over use. Since, I consider myself a work in progress, I decided to do some research on visual design, specifically regarding... More
  • Finally on Dreamstime

    by Jfanchin | 5th of April, 2013

    I finally get some of my images on Dreamstime, this is so exciting I've create my account since last year, and only now i finally get the time to upload my works I am really glad I'm on DT, and be surrounded by people who have a mutual interest "Photography" this is so... More
  • Illustration or photography?

    by Dianabahrin | 3rd of April, 2013

    I'm in love with photography.I see myself running around with a camera even when I'm really old, but when it comes to stock I have realized that illustrations also sell very well. I have seen many illustrations and many photographs that sell very well and I&#... More
  • Every approved photo is not easy

    by Woojee | 28th of March, 2013

    I haven't into photography in the road, I saw the photography of others, always think they are easy to get, but in fact, when I seriously carry camera decided to take some good work, but found himself can't really grasp this everything, not only is the art photography,... More
  • SMENA WORLD-2012 PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION OPENS IN SAINT-PETERSBURG

    by Cathconvey | 26th of March, 2013

    On March 23, 2013 Smena World-2012 photography exhibition opened in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. It’s a great pleasure and an honor for me to be one of the authors presented there! Smena World is an international photo contest existing since 2006. For those photographers... More
  • Poor man's lighting!

    by Robinstockphotos | 23rd of March, 2013

    I don't know why I chose the title, but this method of lighting is quite nice and gives you studio quality shots. You could use a torch or candle for all I care. Use anything that produces light for around 15s. Rich man method: Get a couple speedlites and softboxes and... More
  • Photography: College or University?

    by Yelo34 | 21st of March, 2013

    Recently, I was talking to a friend's daughter who wants to take Photography in the university. I was amazed how she knew about history and art besides she had some excellent pictures to show. I could tell she really liked it! She was turning down two Psychology offers in... More
  • My oldest photo sold!

    by Robinstockphotos | 10th of March, 2013

    My oldest photo of this bird served someone yesterday. I'm quite happy about this. This was probably the first or second photo online back then. My AR was something like 17% probably. Maybe worse. I don't remember because I don't want to. ;) I also recently sold the second... More
  • Unusual photography!

    by Hanbaoluan | 10th of March, 2013

    Every year the lunar New Year, during this holiday, for "civilian social fire" photos, I am going to the countryside to live seven to eight days, where conditions are very hard, but, in order to shoot more good photos, must overcome the difficulties. China shaanxi baoji LONGZHOU... More
  • 500 Sales Thanks to the DT Community!

    by Mike2focus | 4th of March, 2013

    In May of 2011 I bought my first camera! I was so excited to start shooting photos so I could upload them on DreamsTime. DreamsTime is my favorite micro stock agency that I'd been using to purchase photos for projects at the ad agency I work at. But like most people, I didn'... More
  • Filtering: how much is too much?

    by Marceladmiraal | 2nd of March, 2013

    Hey everybody, recently I uploaded this image which is one of my favourites of my recent shoot. It is the Capelo do Ferrel in Portugal (image ID 29327797). I added a slight filter on it to bring out the white of the walls and the clouds against the blue of the sky.... More
  • i need help with my camera

    by Samiph222 | 1st of March, 2013

    i have a camera Nikon D80 10 MP with a lens ED AFS nikkor 24-120mm F 3.5-5.6 G VR...but i don't know if it gives good photoes that can be accepted here in dreamstime ...so i need your help and some lessons about different use of different parameter of the camera (snowy days... More

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