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Without Ideas for photos?
posted by maxsp - 7th of january, 2014
LONG STORY SHORT! Okay, you have a camera, you want to make photos but you don't know what to photograph. Let's solve it now! First of all, it's not your fault and it's not because you are not creative, but because you still don'... More...
Milestones - Most productive month in my stock career! 
posted by matthiase - 30th of june, 2013
This month has been great! I have taken a lot of images i many different situations and locations.  I have never been this productive in stock before. I guess it pays of to shoot shoot shoot, and learn about your mistakes and rejections.... More...
Productive month!
posted by matthiase - 14th of june, 2013
You know when you are on top of your game when you get this error message from DT :). "Error: Due to the massive uploads, you can only make 53 submissions per week. Please continue the upload process after 7 days have passed since... More...
Removing Banding in Photoshop Gradients
posted by mike2focus - 30th of november, 2012
Many times during post-production work on a photo you may need to add some kind of rendered gradient into the background or maybe even into an object in the photo. And most of the time these Photoshop generated gradients will have banding... More...
Product review
posted by robseguin - 31st of august, 2012
I recently picked up a light tent for small product photography and wanted to share my initial tests. The one I purchased was the Dynaphos DPL-005L 24x24 LightCube. It packs really small and comes with 4 different backdrops (Black,... More...
Sales on Dreamstime
posted by alexandru86 - 20th of august, 2012
Well not long time ago I joined dreamstime, and I was happy as I can be when my first photo was accepted. Since then i have 4 accepted,and i know it is not much. I studied the site and I tried to see what are the most popular photos... More...
How To Take a Shadowless Object/Product Photograph
posted by parkinsonsniper - 4th of june, 2012
Hi, I loved this blog writing thing...one of my recent blogs is in the Google’s first page and it made me feel really proud. So I think I will keep writing :) Whatever... Altough I’m not a professor or expert on studio... More...
posted by akulamatiau - 14th of september, 2011
Like many of us, sometimes we dont have that much cash to burn to make good photos. I was trying to take pictures of strawberries (and a few other things) over white background and from my research, it seems I have to have a few... More...
My (almost) free lighting setup
posted by kringstad - 14th of february, 2011
Some of the most asked questions on the message boards are about lighting. Where do I get it? What do I get? Is there anything cheaper? Whats the best? I thought I would take some time to share my lighting setup with you. Here... More...
Product Photography; Most important accessory?
posted by visceralimage - 12th of january, 2011
Maybe I am not qualified to be writing about product photography since I have only given it a whirl for two weeks but then again; maybe my lack of experience will also help other newbies I do not like to think of myself as lazy;... More...
The photography; a fantastic world.
posted by omine77 - 6th of january, 2011
From when I was only a child, always they have been fascinated from the world of the photography. It blots some photographic, objective and films have always fascinated me. From the first scholastic trips I was already one of the little... More...
Happy New Year!
posted by robseguin - 31st of december, 2010
Happy, creative and more productive year to you all ;) Rob & Maiu
New collection - spa products
posted by mythja - 16th of november, 2010
i created new collection with spa products. so take a look :)) http://www.dreamstime.com/beauty-spa-products-colldet14479 More...
Sold photo found on a product.
posted by cednik - 8th of may, 2010
Did you ever find any of your sold photos used somewhere?
Finding the time and keeping a list.
posted by smudgechris - 29th of march, 2010
We've all hit that burnout point in photography, when you just don't feel like picking up the camera.  I'm the first to admit I'm trying to juggle an awful lot with stock photography/flickr community and this blog.  Keeping a list... More...
Get serious!
posted by alexh - 8th of october, 2009
Does your stock production need a check up? I've been thinking a bit more about my microstock efforts recently. I have a modest to middling portfolio here that I've built up somewhat haphazardly over time. It performs ok, I get downloads... More...
Stock-Tuitiveness: The First Paycheck
posted by davewhitney - 5th of february, 2009
Friends, I'm excited. I'm only 25 cents away from my first payout. Granted, I am a low producer here on Dreamstime, but I love it. I'm certainly not the model of productivity, but maybe an affirmation for the benefits of "stock-... More...
Using What Is Available To You
posted by rebeccaosborn - 1st of november, 2008
Recently in college we were studying product photography, and on this particular day jewelry. I was immediately interested as i wanted to know how to create good stock photos and make a little more money! I presumed we would be using... More...
Getting Hit by a Block…
posted by davewhitney - 26th of september, 2008
The world is our muse. Cameras, illustration programs, graphics tablets and styli serve as our brushes with which we paint what we see or how we feel. Messages of encouragement are painted artfully with broad vibrant strokes; warnings... More...
Launching a simple eStore
posted by antondrive - 15th of june, 2008
We are happy to announce the launching of Antondrive eStore. We designed this new website to help our avid shoppers to choose variety of health and wellness products. You will find a primary distribution source for food supplement... More...
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