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  • Color corrected light, product photography and RAW mode

    by Henrymm | 13th of July, 2014

    Dear all, Few silly questions here. I like to try product photography lately. What I heard is all light sources have to be same temperature/color. 1)So I would like to know is there any impact of lighting (if they are in different temp/color) in final image if I shoot... More
  • Without Ideas for photos?

    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't learn about it, until now! It is... More
  • Milestones - Most productive month in my stock career! 

    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.  MILESTONE #1 I have 56 accepted... More
  • Productive month!

    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 your first submission." - Have 63 pending... More
  • Removing Banding in Photoshop Gradients

    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 issues. What is banding? Banding... More
  • Product review

    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, White, Red and Blue). Please... More
  • Sales on Dreamstime

    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 and which type has a big volume of sales.... More
  • How To Take a Shadowless Object/Product Photograph

    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 lighting, I want to write about “shadow-... More
  • DIY IT!

    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 things, namely, a light tent and multiple... More
  • My (almost) free lighting setup

    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 it is... Custom Light Box I know it... More
  • Product Photography; Most important accessory?

    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; I prefer to call myself a conservationist.... More
  • The photography; a fantastic world.

    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 children who turned with a hung camera... More
  • Happy New Year!

    by Robseguin | 31st of December, 2010

    Happy, creative and more productive year to you all ;) Rob & Maiu See Article
  • New collection - spa products

    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.

    by Cednik | 8th of May, 2010

    Did you ever find any of your sold photos used somewhere? See Article
  • Finding the time and keeping a list.

    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 of fresh and new ideas will mean you're... More
  • Get serious!

    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 but certainly not great returns. There... More
  • Stock-Tuitiveness: The First Paycheck

    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-tuitiveness." Dreamstime has given... More
  • Using What Is Available To You

    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 fancy lighting setups and light boxes... More
  • Getting Hit by a Block…

    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 are masterfully created with precision... More

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