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  • The Software Dilema

    by Seawatch1 | 8th of June, 2015

    You've worked hard and saved your money to the best of your ability. You have a nice camera and good lenses. But before you upload them to Dreamstime or even show them to your friends, you want to make some small corrections for color, contrast, cropping etc. But photo software... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 4)

    by Matthewcuda | 7th of June, 2015

    This week I am wrapping up the "Bird Photography on a Budget" series with a conversation about flashes. I often see postings online that say "I prefer to not use flash on wildlife" and another might say "Flash scares the birds so I don't use flash." I am going to specifically... More
  • Amazing fjords of Norway

    by Philipmorch | 6th of June, 2015

    I recently had the pleasure to visit a tiny Norwegian town called Flam. Flam is a very small town situated at the end of a fjord (Aurlandsfjord) and dramatically surrounded by high mountains with steep sides and snow on the top. Aurlandfjord and Naeroyfjord are both part... More
  • Himachal - Pretty Hill State in North India - Land of Gods

    by Singhlens | 5th of June, 2015

    Well Himachal I do not think needs any introduction, it is magnificent hill state in Northern Region of India, whole of the state is full of natural beauty, pretty hills, mountains, rivers. I belong to Himachal and it feels great to put pictures of places where I spent... More
  • Never give up chasing the light

    by Guernica | 4th of June, 2015

    485 reaching 500, Finally I'm close to 500 uploads, still have pending uploads, After long slow journey and many rejections, I like to say I learned a lot about stock and with the help and support of kind contributors on Dreamtime and your positive comments I was able to... More
  • New script for preparing vector files for microstocks

    by Dacascas | 3rd of June, 2015

      Hi there! I have a fantastic news for all microstockers who work with Adobe Illustrator. Now we have new free script for preparing vector files for microstocks - Stock Master. This script automatically scans a vector file and fixes mistakes such as open paths, ghost... More
  • TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY (Part Two - Extended Version)

    by Mrallen | 3rd of June, 2015

    TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - Extended Version. This is a much more in depth look at how to make good sales from travel photography. It includes most of my previous blog on the subject plus a whole lot more info and some different photos. I've tried to include info that will... More
  • Any ideas on improving your popularity and sales?

    by Awesomesiang | 3rd of June, 2015

    Hey guys, I've been here for more than 5 months now. Just got 1 sale until today. So I've been wondering if there's any ways to increase my sales or perhaps which and what kind of stock photos you guys focus more on? The image that I got sale is `old book with old glasses`... More
  • LOST PHOTOS? RECOVERED PHOTOS!

    by Cathconvey | 2nd of June, 2015

    Some time ago I deleted many pictures from my camera, by accident... I did not have a chance to copy them to any storage device earlier, and a part of them was very precious to me. So I decided to find a way to recover them! My files had never dissapeared that way before,... More
  • FIRST $500

    by Alenalazareva | 2nd of June, 2015

    In my portfolio now - 70 images ! Total revenue:$500. Most of these images - FANTASY ILLUSTRATIONS. 5 of my images selected as Editors Choice Most download file:                I have been drawing since childhood. I studied at the School of Art as an... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part 3)

    by Matthewcuda | 1st of June, 2015

    Welcome to part three of bird photography on a budget. In part one and part two I discussed what lens and camera body to purchase to get you started on this awesome journey to better bird photographs. In this blog entry I am going to show you how to keep your camera steady... More
  • Indonesian nature

    by Avenikolas | 31st of May, 2015

    Just a few pictures from my favorite country...   This is one of the best beaches in Bali... Just my opinion. We call it "secred beach" and there is not so many people who knows about this place. And this ship wreck is also interesting. What do you think? :)   Hm,... More
  • Happy to complete another Milestone!

    by Ujjaldey | 31st of May, 2015

    Never thought I would get interest in stock photography and now I completed my 2nd Milestone of 50 online images! The quick sales did the 1st trick and then browsing some of your portfolios (with whom my interest matches) created a huge fascination within me to continue.... More
  • Battle of the Nations: Medieval fencing tournament

    by Thorken | 31st of May, 2015

    Romantic age of knights is still attractive not only for kids. Many men and women are still going to battles in historical costumes and armors fighting in fictive battles with swords, battle hammers, halberds and much more kinds of arms. It´s more theatre than sport. But.... More
  • Photography is a physical work

    by Wxh6763 | 30th of May, 2015

    Photography is a physical work. Yes, I think so. A good and successful photographer must have a healthy body except a set of advanced photographic equipment and mature photography skills. I often go out to photography with a group of friends every year. Sometimes to the... More
  • The boundary of 300 files - is passed!

    by Vladimirz747 | 29th of May, 2015

      It is registered in DT since 2010. I continued loading only in 2015. My first sale was on DT, for what is very grateful to DT. It gave me confidence that any objectives can be achieved if to work, work and work. And let sales still not really much - means it is necessary... More
  • My Keyword Thoughts

    by Snookless | 28th of May, 2015

    Hello Everyone! Just want to start by saying I am no SEO expert by any means! But I do have an understanding of just how important keywording is. However as I learned a great way for key wording in Lightroom that is going to save me a ton of time by the way!! (another... More
  • Milestone, 100th image online

    by Drobacphoto | 28th of May, 2015

    My new milestone, 100 images online on dreamstime :-) Thank you for looking!             See Article
  • What does 20 cents mean to you?

    by Jimmytst | 28th of May, 2015

    Having become an exclusive contributor for Dreamstime recently, I would earn 20 cents for every photograph uploaded. I have been asking myself what this amount means to me. For most of us, I suppose, 20 cents isn’t much. It isn’t enough to get us a set lunch,... More
  • Using your phone for Stock Photography

    by Ravenphotography | 27th of May, 2015

    One of the greatest things about the modern day is the ability to quickly capture any moment within an instant, with the fantastic little camera that most of us have within our pockets at all times, our phones. Dreamstime very quickly realised that there was a market here... More

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