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Point of View
posted by ellenboughn - 5th of march, 2008
Fresh out of ideas? Your creative meter stuck on zero? Got the late winter idea blahs? I recommend reading this. It’s rather long but hey, if you are stuck in a morass of boredom with your creative brain flat lining, what else do... More...
What Makes Best Selling Photo?
posted by ellenboughn - 12th of february, 2008
The most popular concepts in the top photographs from last year are happiness/love/family and determined business teams. Don’t drop everything to focus on kisses and bunches of business types. Statistics only tell part of any story.... More...
Composition
posted by ellenboughn - 12th of december, 2007
There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced... More...
The new me:)
posted by silent47 - 11th of september, 2013
Ok...At wisconsinart advice i begin to redefine myself.This is what came out: And some images in pending...What do you think about new me?Thank you all for the good advices!They took me here... More...
Gear vs Eye
posted 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... More...
Newbie vs DT. 0-2
posted by delned - 7th of may, 2013
Well, I just got a hard lesson from DT. I uploaded 10 photos within about two weeks and the first two who were moderated were rejected. Honestly, I had high expectations because I spent a lot of time making and edit these pictures.... More...
Bridge fetish or a lesson in composition? You decide!
posted by tangjans - 21st of august, 2012
I've got a confession to make: I've got a bridge fetish. I find the lined interior and exterior of bridges irresistible, and I always have an overwhelming urge to photograph, dissect and digest them during my travels. Take for example... More...
Beyond the Rule of Thirds; Vanishing Points
posted by chanevy - 30th of june, 2012
The rule of thirds is an indispensable guideline for composing commercial images, but there are other options out there! Have you tried using vanishing points to create perspective in your photographs? This is a concept that is... More...
3 Things You Must Get Right to Get Your Photos Online
posted by chanevy - 9th of june, 2012
This photo uses the line of cheese wheels to draw the viewer's eye into the image. It may not be easy, but it is simple. The three most important things to nail down if you want to get your photos accepted at this, or any, stock... More...
Cup of tea and Henri-Cartier Bresson
posted by shadow69 - 9th of may, 2012
Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again. Any photographer’s supreme ambition is to capturing the precise millisecond... More...
How to make model assessment better
posted by rosipro - 19th of march, 2012
There would be a great feature to have in DT management area - seeing total earnings per model. For example, we have "Photos with this model", and we could have also "Earnings with this model". Looks like a great tool to analyse which... More...
My first tutorial about creating stock images
posted by silent47 - 24th of january, 2012
Hello all!I just started a series of tutorials showing how i created some of my photos.Maybe you will find interesting to know how to combine several images to create one photo ready to be sold online.I must admit is not a complete... More...
Bird Photography: Framing
posted by silasfirth - 15th of december, 2011
So you’re all set up to go take photographs, you have your expensive lenses and a camera body; you’re hauling around a heavy tripod so that your images are blur-free. And yet, when you go home and look at your photos on the... More...
Tip - Leave space for copy
posted by peanutroaster - 14th of november, 2011
No earthshattering new ideas here but for novices to Dreamstime I think its worth mentioning that stock image buyers want to have room for their copy. Nothing says "amateur" or snapshot more than a composition with the subject... More...
A photo that makes me proud...
posted by silent47 - 19th of august, 2011
What is yours?
400 Images Sold!!!
posted by aviahuismanphotography - 16th of august, 2011
It has taken a long time to get to this point, but I have finally sold my 400th image! It took me a while to figure out what types of images buyers are looking for. In the beginning I spent many hours systematically looking... More...
Imagination is you friend
posted by silent47 - 17th of july, 2011
The Internet is full of information.All you have to do is to find it.I would like to give you some websites full of creativity.I think it will inspire you and take you to other ways in your projects. John Fulton Photography http:... More...
Is time for business
posted by silent47 - 16th of july, 2011
With so many business images,how do you know what to shoot to create a new trend or at least to have a honest chance agains the rest of much better photographers who invest a lot of money and time in a photo?In my mind the only way... More...
Composition is the key?
posted by coraldesign - 12th of june, 2011
I'm not sure how many of you entered the micro-stock business as contributors, but I first started as a customer, mainly to get images for my web design company. I always appreciated the great diversity of pictures I found in micro-... More...
Vertical or Horizontal Photos?
posted by haslinda - 7th of june, 2011
Do you like to shoot photos vertically or rather horizontally? My initial preference was to shoot landscape or horizontal photos. But for some strange reason I find my photos shot vertically sells better than those done horizontally.... More...
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