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  • How to get ahead in stock photography

    by Bradcalkins | 20th of September, 2013

    Like a few others here, I'm skeptical of the benefit of using social media to promote your stock photography. While there may be some benefit, one has to also consider the opportunity cost. How much time spent on social media could be spent on producing more images?... More
  • My 1st sale on Dreamstime!!!

    by Macqua | 7th of September, 2013

    Hello everyone! Finally, my first sale on Dreamstime! I'm so happy .. :) I'm not a professional photographer, and I've uploaded only 15 photos so far ... so I'm very very happy !!! Thanks to the person who downloaded my photo! See Article
  • new EXCLUSIVE collection

    by Sasanka7 | 6th of September, 2013

    exclusive dreamstimers community on facebookhello today i started new collection on dreamstime, Please insert your best pictures here: exclusive dreamstimers, thank you! this is collection included photos and illustrations etc. from members of facebook community page... More
  • My Mom Went To Cuba (And Left Me Behind!)

    by Angelaostafichuk | 1st of September, 2013

    Earlier on this year my mom took a trip to Cuba. It was a much deserved (and needed trip) as she hadn't travelled by herself for well over thirty years. I wish she would have gone earlier...but it's never too late to try something new. I stay behind to hold the fort... More
  • The Low-Down on Legal Language

    by Xixinxing | 30th of August, 2013

    There is a recent trend among agencies to shift the legality requirement to the copyright holder who is sending the work to the agent, aka the photographer. A lot of this is practical. The agent cannot certify that a model/property release is legal since the agent was... More
  • Perth, western Australia.

    by Henrymm | 23rd of August, 2013

    Went to Perth last week and have some pictures. Few are already uploaded and few more to come. Perth is beautiful and especially King's Park is a place from which you can enjoy the beautiful skyline of the city. It has plenty of old and new architectural sites and that... More
  • Successful in stock photography?

    by Matthiase | 18th of August, 2013

    How do you get successful in stock photography? Answer = Have a BIG portfolio of high quality images and in ALL different categories. What images sell in stock then? - Almost everything. People, food, nature, animals I have sold images of open doors.... Yes, a open... More
  • Concert photography

    by Costa007 | 13th of August, 2013

    Taking photos at a concert seems like a hard thing to do, so that is why I've decided to try and help by giving you a small technical advice set. Either you have a phone, a compact camera or a high end dslr, one creative person can take really good photos at a concert.... More
  • 1000 images online!

    by ruigsantos | 7th of August, 2013

    I started doing stock photography around 2 years ago and by then I joined Dreamstime. Today my 1000th image got approved. In some ways, it feels like I started yesterday, although it took a lot of time and effort to make all those images. I learned a lot about editing photos... More
  • Exclusivity : yes baby!

    by Fredbro | 31st of July, 2013

    Hi everyone, Just a little message to say that yesterday, I have been accepted in the Dreamstime's exclusive contributors group. Yes! After reading many positive comments by exclusive contributors, and after accepting the fact that I just don't have enough time to submit... More
  • Kenya 2012

    by Kamell | 30th of July, 2013

    In January 2012, I flew to Kenya. I really wanted to see national parks and living there animal . During the transit through Kenya saw many beautiful landscapes. I was driving a small bus by Savannah and dirt roads. Often I met eating carrion marabut After two... More
  • Coastal Photography

    by Tempestz | 24th of July, 2013

    In one of previous blogs, I discussed if there is a better time to take photos (Is there a better time to take pictures?). These series of photos demonstrates the diversity of lighting, color and composition over different periods of time at various coastal locations... 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
  • For those who need inspiration

    by Robinstockphotos | 16th of July, 2013

    I watched an episode on Discovery Channel some time back and it was about a photographer out to photograph tribal folk and culture in Ethiopia as the tribe was close to being wiped out, with modernisation threatening its existence. While my people images stand nowhere around... More
  • It really makes my day..

    by Henrymm | 16th of July, 2013

    It really makes my day. My photo appears at the cover page of Expat Living, Singapore City Guide 2013. Here is the cover page that I captured on my face book.. The original photo is here_ Found it at local book shop and I did not expect that would happen to... More
  • NEW! Options for Publishing Your Own Book!

    by Wisconsinart | 8th of July, 2013

    Have you ever tried publishing your own photography in a book? I have. The traditional way is to submit a proposal to a publisher and hope there will be an interest for your work. That was a door slammed in my face. Brick and mortar publishers want material that will appeal... More
  • Starting out and a first sell.

    by Zeperd | 7th of July, 2013

    I've registered on November 1, 2012. and uploaded just one photo(right side) and I log on again just about two weeks ago and Voila, the image got sold. I was so excited and it gave me lots of motivation to start taking photo's again and getting a bit more serious. got... More
  • Spiss Castle, Slovakia

    by Dark3y3s | 3rd of July, 2013

    How many of you have heard about this medieval jewel, located in the heart of Slovakia? I had the chance to visit the ruins of Spiss Castle earlier this year and I have to say that I was positively impressed. And the view from the top is amazing! If you're visiting... More
  • Why photography? (win a 7 credit sale!)

    by Robinstockphotos | 1st of July, 2013

    Share your obsession with photography, why you like it, what makes you admire your subjects and what you want dream of capturing one day and where would be your dream destination for photography? Great to know your fellow photographers better and you might hit upon something... More
  • Controlling Situations Where You Have No Control

    by Wisconsinart | 30th of June, 2013

    We've all seen stunning pictures of spontaneous events of human dynamics or mother nature engaged in some sort of spontaneity. Some of these images become icons in the world of art. Some win Pulitzer prizes. And in some cases, an image becomes a visual instance for social... More

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