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  • Rites of Passage

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of May, 2008

    Life is a series of events that mark our passage through time. Some events are as unremarkable as a Grandfather teaching his grandson how to swim or parents looking on as their child takes its first step. Other occasions such as traditional religious events or advancement... More
  • Growing Model

    by Cheese365 | 13th of August, 2015

      My new model at 10 weeks old, a cute fluffy buddle of fun. Now he is 15 months old, still cute (well I think so) much bigger and still a lot of fun. Had hoped to get several images of him online but so difficult to capture him as he is always moving plus not all of my... More
  • Microstock Photography – The Winning Strategies, part I

    by Robinstockphotos | 28th of June, 2015

    Above is a catchy title that most stock photography veterans would raise an eyebrow at. Is there really a winning strategy? Not really. Or maybe there is. It depends largely on your expectations and definition of “winning”. This article has been compiled keeping the new... More
  • A new image

    by Piedenero | 17th of March, 2015

    Here it's the latest I uploaded, yes is only a chicken but I find it so funny.   I was working on a book and this came out by itself but it was not in the book so I thought that here maybe she made her way. I draw in pencil and paint with my laptop. Ciao piedenero More
  • Trapped inside: How cabin fever caused me to expand my photography

    by Winnietam | 25th of February, 2015

      With snow and extreme cold weather still pummeling the Northeast, there is not much to do but stay inside these days. Unfortunately, this prevents me from photographing one of my favorite subjects -- landscape and nature (as saturated as it is in microstock, I know!... More
  • Cats don't have eyebrows

    by Brandinharris78 | 19th of January, 2015

        I want to get more pictures of my male tomcat Scratter, but since he IS a cat, he has no eyebrows..thus..showing no emotion..Emotionless cats make for boring pictures...so I came up with a plan..a Cat Photo trick...I simply just find the cat...because we all know... More
  • EMOTIONAL SPARROWS

    by Project007 | 18th of January, 2015

      THEY SAY BIRDS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER... THEY STICK TOGETHER YES...BUT DO U THINK THEY ALSO HAVE EMOTIONS? FUNNY QUESTION BUT SEE IF YOU CAN DIG UP YOUR PICTURES OF ANIMALS EXPRESSING EMOTIONS IF YOU LOOK AT THE PICTURE CLOSELY I GUARANTEE YOU WILL SEE... More
  • Ferguson Protest In Santa Barbara

    by Marconti805 | 2nd of December, 2014

    Taken 11/25/14 these folks set out to protest in the Santa Barbara streets, they did not make it on the fwy but made it to the SBPD. There were many speeches some harsh words and some that had hope and inspiration. For me i enjoyed taking pictures of new material and something... More
  • New on Dreamstime

    by Sam20140218 | 7th of November, 2014

    Hey everyone, I just wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself; my name is Sam and I live in Dubai. Love to travel and explore and I have always loved documenting my journeys! Having a big database of pictures I thought that doing something with my photography would... More
  • A Weed by any other Name is a Wildflower...

    by Martynelson | 13th of October, 2014

    Showy Milkweed is very attractive to butterflies, especially Monarchs. They see the beauty in a plant we simply think of as a weed. Seeing the wildflower in bloom makes it easier to appreciate its beauty.    Showy Milk Weed Blooming in California's Yosemite National... More
  • 200 Pictures, next step! A little Milestone...

    by Cleymans | 10th of October, 2014

    Hi Picture-freaks: Finally:200 Pictures On-line, 5 months of Picture taking and learning. It took some time , hard work and devotion is a must have in this business...But I simply Love it and will not ever stop producing images with my left eye... Picture number... More
  • Scarecrow Fun!

    by Rhbabiak13 | 29th of September, 2014

    We are in my favorite time of year. I adore everything about the fall season. Crunchy leaves, pumpkins and scarecrows. I recently attended a scarecrow festival held in Delevan, WI. Here's a few of my recently added scarecrow shots.   I find it helpful when gathering... More
  • Gordon Brown: best speech ever!

    by Davidwatmough | 17th of September, 2014

    Until today I wasn't a fan of Gordon Brown. [previmg]0,400,20,170_8573252[/previmg] [previmg]0,400,71,221_39081529[/previmg] but tonight he gave the finest speech in favour of keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom of Britain and Northern Ireland . He pointed out the many... More
  • Change in time

    by Thorken | 5th of August, 2014

    It´s fascinating to watch children grow. First model I have get almost before 4 years. My first model was a girl around five years old. Now she´s over eight years old and she growed realy much. She´s still my model. For sure you´ll gess right which one photo is the older... More
  • Look down to move up

    by Litadoolan | 6th of May, 2014

    A pal runs a yacht hire company that has done nothing but thrive. He has a sun tan all year round and lives on a diet of ice cream cones. It feels like he was born in a bed of roses and I wish him well. Everyone knows someone like that even if it is from reading about... More
  • Finally an upward trend

    by Mvogel | 28th of March, 2014

    After many months of decreasing sales and revenue I am finally on an upward trend. This month marks a new BME for revenue for a month and a new sales and revenue BME for a quarter. What is the secret? Putting in the work. Create, upload, rinse, and repeat. As my... More
  • Love watching confidence grow

    by Chimeandsense | 25th of March, 2014

    I know that my portfolio is only small and that I use my son in lot of my photos. He is amongst some of my most popular downloads. But because I have used him, so often I can see how he has grown just by looking on Dreamstime. How through the seasons the colour... More
  • 1,001!

    by Theblackrhino | 11th of February, 2014

    In the summer of 2010, I never imagined I'd have a portfolio of over 1,000 illustrations on Dreamstime. It's been an amazing journey as a part-time illustrator. My advice to anyone starting out at Dreamstime is to find your own style and be unashamed to create what you want.... More
  • My goals for 2014

    by Matthiase | 8th of February, 2014

    My goals before 2014 ends: - 1000+ Images in my portfolio. - At least 100 Sales. - More courage to approach unknown people or business and ask if i can photograph them. - Make even more time every month to make and upload material. - Increase my monthly sales. - Photograph... More
  • Waiting in hope (my son's first haircut)

    by Eswathi | 3rd of January, 2014

    To gaze at little locks of hair Knowing that its a treasure only gods may keep Fleeting from me forever I cannot, when I wish to keep I weep within Mowing the tender tresses A blade that could gnaw my heart But... They will return They will emerge They will... More

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