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  • Shots That Take Off. Shooting Air Travel

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of April, 2007

    In the next two months I'll be traveling across the US more than once, going to Alaska and to several destinations in Europe. Travel destination images are plentiful but what about images of travel itself?... More
  • Soap bubble bokehs

    by Vjrithwik | 21st of July, 2015

    In the recent times an old time lens from Meyer-Optik stable started gaining popularity among the new generation photographers. It was not for its sharpness or corner to corner resolving power. No nothing related to how modern days lens is assessed. But the popularity was... More
  • Aviation Photos

    by Alpiee | 20th of July, 2015

    Hello, I'm from Istanbul, 51 , electrical engineer & aviation photographer. Love to take photos of aircrafts during take-off, landing or taxi. Almost 350 photos online and its increasings day by day. Most of my aviation photos were taken at Istanbul Ataturk Airport (ICAO... More
  • Starting Out

    by Can88tread | 16th of May, 2015

    I have been getting more into taking photos over the past five years. In a lot of ways it is a very spontaneous act, but at the same time not at all. Great photos can come out of planning all these details to make it just right and often there will be some great photos. My... More
  • Rain of subscriptions :)))

    by TMarchev | 21st of February, 2015

    Hello! This night i got rain of subscription sales by 2.20$ 18 sales :) It's maybe one client who have good plan.... Will be great if got some credit sales on february i got a alot of sales but they are like that 90% are subscriptions Thank you !!!   ... More
  • Busy time when you are busy

    by Piedenero | 17th of February, 2015

    Ciao, I just want to write something that happened to me. It's strange, but when you are busy some other things you cannot say no, arrives.      We are restructuring an old old house alConteCavour so we are busy, also because in the meantime the new season will... More
  • At Last! 10,000,000!

    by Steveacer | 2nd of February, 2015

    After coming close in recent years. On the 29th of December 2014 Alicante airport had its 10,000,000th passenger of the year. When in Spain instead of going to the beach everyday I spend a lot of time standing on a muddy hump near to the airport. It is worth it to see all... More
  • I started a new hobby this year. :o) Bonsai from seed

    by Cglightning | 24th of December, 2014

    (First; sorry for my english ;o) ) This year i started a new hobby. Creating my own bonsai-trees from seed! :o) One of my little Plants is accepted in Dreamstime. Maybe next year i have luck and more pictures of it`s growing and bonsai training will be accepted here.... More
  • Royalty Free Or Editorial?

    by Steveacer | 23rd of December, 2014

    I love taking photos of passenger planes as they are usually brightly painted but the downside is that they are usually covered in logos making them only suitable for editorial sales. I know that this can restrict use for developers, so when ever I get an opportunity to make... More
  • Building your Dreamstime portfolio

    by Afranklin116 | 17th of December, 2014

    I am new to stock photography! Now that a few of my photos are available online through Dreamstime, I'm excited to continue uploading and (hopefully) sell my photography. My next step is to build my Dreamstime portfolio and increase my exposure. Here is my plan to build... More
  • 3d animations with blender3d compositing tools

    by Zenox2d | 9th of May, 2014

    I'm not using blender3d just for 3d modeling and rendering my objects.Sometimes I create 3d animations with particle effects, or create some turntable 3d animations of my 3d models. Blender3d is awesome software for modeling, but there are also awesome tools for video compositing.... More
  • Small insect is beauty animal

    by 220volt | 28th of April, 2014

    >Small insect is beauty animal. In spring, blooming flower and small animal. Flower is plant, insect is moving flower. See Article
  • 3000th image

    by Softdreams | 25th of November, 2013

    Today is a beautiful and happy day. I wanted to share with you. The photo quantity that I’ve reached to my second goal. Now my third goal is to reach 10000 photo’s and to obtain high sales. It’s needs to work too much and to make good plans. I’ve... More
  • My image has already begun selling

    by Qin0377 | 9th of October, 2013

    http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-image-spring-tibetan-plateau-every-most-suitable-season-to-go-to-tibet-tibet-not-very-cold-crops-began-to-turn-green-peach-image33379791 More
  • Stock Photos Are Created, Not Taken

    by Vcarmstrong | 24th of July, 2013

    If you have been around stock photography for any amount of time and paid attention to forums and blogs you undoubtedly have seen the phrase "Stock photos are created, not taken". Does this mean that you have to set up every situation and spend a ton of money of props and... More
  • Collection goes public: Social and Environment issues

    by Mangalika | 7th of July, 2013

    Well, I am an engineer by profession and photographer by passion..but honestly none of these were my childhood dreams :) My mom, being a botanist, always encouraged me about a clean and green environment, whereas my grand-pa, being a social worker, always encouraged me to... More
  • My First Photo Shoot With a Model

    by Mudplucker | 28th of March, 2013

    First Photo Shoot with a model: Well, I’m certainly glad to get my very first people shoot out of the way, but I did make a few mistakes ...AND it was quite a learning experience. I’m hoping that this blog will reinforce (to myself) what I need to do to elevate my... More
  • Planning resource

    by Chanevy | 19th of December, 2012

    I am going to try to create more marketable images by creating themes based on the calendar. Not just holidays, but months of this and that. I had some trouble locating a resource that had the information I wanted in one place. I like this calendar best, so,I am sharing... More
  • A Pre-Shoot Checklist

    by Mike2focus | 11th of November, 2012

    Three weeks ago I drove down to the beach for a shot at some sunset photos, the clouds were just right and the sky was full of color. I was pressed for time so I got there right when the sun was hitting the horizon. I hopped out of the car, threw the camera on the tripod,... More
  • What to do, when frustration knocks on your door...

    by Janceluch | 30th of October, 2012

    Hi guys, I decided to write this post to help myself (and maybe others) to get out of misery of frustration that strikes us - photographers from time to time... So... recently I haven't created any image (for a while already) - mostly because of no time (20 minutes per... More

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