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  • First model released image approved!

    by Marsaz | 1st of September, 2011

    Hello, Everyone, This is the first article on my blog and I'm very glad to say I've just got my first model released image approved here on Dreamstime! Can't wait to see how popular and profitable it will be. I've always liked shooting people at family events or... More
  • Big Dreams

    by Vinitaseyecandy | 30th of August, 2011

    I decided to start a little blog on here. I am an Illustrator/Artist and play around alittle with photography. I work from home doing my Art so that I can take care of my little girl who is 5. My goal is to have enough illustrations online to sell to make a comfortable... More
  • Publishing Pictures with People

    by Mherman | 7th of August, 2011

    I have some beautiful pictures of people from around the world that I'd like to publish, but don't have a model release. Is there anyway around getting the individuals release, or any other recommendation? This would include travel photos and, religious ceremonies and political.... More
  • Pictures without model release form

    by Lucianox | 22nd of July, 2011

    Alright, so I have some nice pictures or at least I like to think they are, of people fishing, fixing nets, kayaking,, etc but I don't have a MR for them as I took most of the pictures abroad and I never suspected some day I would be uploading them to a micro-stock site.... More
  • How to get property releases for soical media networks!

    by Lovephotography79 | 23rd of June, 2011

    Hi everyone, I am a new member at dreamstime and at this level in the stock photography business I have much to learn about what is acceptable in order for an image to be approved. I recently posted a Social Media diagram and it was rejected because of the logos. I originally... More
  • New Model Release for same model?

    by Solidsdman | 25th of May, 2011

    Hello: Do I need to submit a new model release for the same model taken a few weeks after the date of the original model release? There is no area on the model release for "Shoot Date," just the model's signature and date. See Article
  • Model release form for all agencies

    by Alistaircotton | 31st of January, 2011

    Yuri has had an excellent model release form available on his site for a while now. However, when I tried to use it towards the end of last year there were some problems and DT and another agency rejected the form. I've updated this MR form and reposted it as a download... More
  • Finding your model with a cheap way

    by 1000wordsimages | 11th of January, 2011

    >Finding a model can be easy. You can ask your friends or your family. If you explain how the images will be used most of them will sign you a release. But what if you need some new models? You can pay for expensive professional models but there is a cheaper way...... You... More
  • Licences and how to obtain them for my art work, help!

    by Buffaloartist | 29th of December, 2010

    I went yesterday from being totally excited to have a new source for my art. I bought several photos that I would love to paint. Then I realized there are difference kinds of licenses and I might not have bought the right to paint these. Who understands when I need... More
  • Iphone APP for Model Release for Photographers

    by Aughty | 14th of November, 2010

    I carry my cell phone with me all over the world and along with it are 100s of useable apps to make organizing my lifestyle easier without relying heavily on my laptop to keep notes, etc. There are now electronic model releases made available for photographers for their... More
  • Property release on architectural constructions

    by Dorvard | 7th of November, 2010

    Dear colleagues, I suggest to share the information and experience when on certain architectural constructions the photobank demanded from you. For example, at me once haven't accepted a photo of illuminated Tour d'Eiffel, having referred to that that decorating of this... More
  • Series of mistakes drops acceptance average

    by Visceralimage | 26th of August, 2010

    Hopefully my experience will help others here on Dreamstime not make the same mistakes I have made during the past month. This is not a critique about DT, it is to help others not make same mistakes. Prior to this month, I had submitted roughly 500 images with an acceptance... More
  • Let us all shares

    by Alitvfilm | 14th of June, 2010

    There are still many things to learn, to know, to understand and to share in DT.And hopefully this articles will at least help us to solved a few misunderstood, problems, questions, etc, by sharing this to all DT members who are more experiences and success with their stock... More
  • MR library info - do check it !

    by Sebcz | 14th of May, 2010

    This short reminder is directed especially to photographers shooting children (as the problem is more common there), but of course applies to all photos where people are involved. You probably know that our Dreamfinder has a nice section where you can specify a model'... More
  • Property released

    by Ciska76 | 20th of April, 2010

    On May 12 I complete one year that I am enrolled to dreamstime and with the time beginning to understand better as to do for getting greater visibility. Looking on the site I have seen that in some illustrations with people or objects of pure invention PROPERTY RELEASED is... More
  • Do you pay your models for submitting photos here?

    by Amnemcova | 31st of March, 2010

    Do you pay your models for submitting photos here? Or some kind of profit? See Article
  • As time goes by, models get older... Thoughts about Model Releases

    by Rosedarc | 12th of November, 2009

    I'm very impressed by the powerful search engine DT provides to designers; so many little details that make one's job easier and give everyone a chance to find the right photos for the right project. For instance I like the fact that when you upload a model release, you... More
  • When do we need Property Releases?

    by Jonvitalija | 10th of November, 2009

    Hi guys I always worried about property realeses and that is what i found: In theory if is for editorial you allowed to upload almost everything because is for educational purposes, as we living on a free country. However Cuba and China they are bit funny about it.... More
  • How to use everyday models

    by Amitai | 18th of October, 2009

    One of the biggest obstacles you have, when you want to develop your stock photograhpy portfolio, is model release from people you photograph. I found a solution, it may not fit everyone, and some may see it as exposing too much personal information, but for me it was... More
  • Model releases are real? Really?

    by Valerii | 29th of September, 2009

    Yesterday I met my friend and told about DT, about stock photos, about all issues and about necessary for sale of a photo documents (Model or property release). And He asked me "How managers of DT or buyers of you stock photo with model on it, How they learn that the model... More

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