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About selection of keywords
posted by exsulor - 24th of november, 2013
Hello everyone! Today I would like touch on the theme about the selection of keywords. And I want to know your opinion on this issue. Unfortunately, on the Dreamstime.com is not possible yet to group keywords into phrases. Sometimes... More...
100 sales !
posted by zarg404 - 24th of march, 2013
After two years here, I reach the 100 sales milestone with this picture ! Now I am thinking more and more about stock photography. I also really think my image quality improve with Dreamstime selection !
My first image selected for Assignment!
posted by osaidism - 4th of december, 2012
Today I am very happy to know that following of my image selected for assignment, This is very motivational for a new stock photographer like me. Hopefully I will also participate in next assignment as well and there acceptance... More...
Members choice
posted by ewamewa2 - 6th of march, 2012
Hi, one of my pictures appeared among the pictures presented under the title "member's choice". Does it mean that it was really selected by DT members in some mysterious way, or it is just due to a random selection? Nevertheless it... More...
Shallow DOF for stock
posted by bradcalkins - 30th of november, 2011
One of my latest images just sold, and it occured to me that I have very few images with shallow depth of field as a key feature. In some closeups it is enevitable, but I rarely use it as a 'focus' of my stock images. There are a... More...
Selected by national geographic
posted by lejoch - 17th of november, 2011
I'm so happy that this shot of mine has been selected by National Geographic and is on-line in the daily dozen section. No money, but great gratification as I take pictures only on holidays! The shot was taken last summer in... More...
I am the current featured photographer
posted by marcomayer - 8th of september, 2011
Today i received email from "Dreamstime" Congratulations, you are the new featured photographer on Dreamstime. Your images have been selected in recognition for your activity and your efforts towards creating a more powerful and friendlier... More...
First time ever
posted by frui - 12th of august, 2011
First ever "Editor's Choice" image. I'm pretty excited. I hope that soon will appear on home page, oh madness :-) Lucky me :-)
Editor's Choice - Some Guidelines
posted by petarneychev - 11th of january, 2010
So, you navigated to the homepage and saw that special tab with hand-picked impressive images and naturally began dreaming of seeing your own among them. You kept trying for a (long) while, but it just isn't happening. What is the deal... More...
Selective Black and White
posted by risto40 - 27th of august, 2009
One fast and simple way to make your photos more interesting before turning them into black and white, is to use so called Selective black and white. In other words, some object will retain its colors on black and white surrounding... More...
Selecting by color and value
posted by rolffimages - 16th of april, 2009
The color range select tool is another powerful and quite flexible selection tool available in Photoshop.. The color range selection tool allows you to make a selection in a color and value range, hence it's name Under the selection... More...
Will you use the SLR cameras again?
posted by yaoqiming - 10th of december, 2008
As we all know that the technology of DSLR cameras develop very fast.Many fans of photography just use DSLR cameras at the beginning.But at the same time,many other fans used SLR cameras before.And some of them still use SLR cameras... More...
I m a model
posted by thambivadi - 19th of november, 2008
Today i am very Happy.because, My first model image was selected today. Good lucky!. It's Me..
Improve Your Acceptance Ratio
posted by namowen - 21st of july, 2008
Low acceptance ratio is tormenting and confusing for many newbies, just like i say in another article"Low Acceptance Ratio". After so many experiences and failures, I have a little idea for improving acceptance ratio. First of all,... More...
My Favorite Images From My Portfolio
posted by indianeye - 2nd of april, 2008
Well I want to share my some favorite images with you. 1.This was taken with my new mobile handset. It was kept on mirror below my LCD monitor with nice yellow wallpaper to get this kind of lighting effect. 2.This was my first... More...
Issues with Isolation
posted by charlesoutcalt - 23rd of january, 2008
I don't know about anyone else, but isolating images is one of my least favorite tasks in Photoshop. I see that there was a blog on this topic in late December, but that was focused on shooting within a lightbox, or in other conditions... More...
Alpha Channels and Natural Masks
posted by espion - 16th of october, 2007
This is a relatively difficult topic. I will just make some, hopefully, useful introductory comments and sketched the idea. This image here, which is the Singapore Esplanade Theatre, mirrored and flipped all over, was processed... More...
Scary Dreamstime: Horror image selection
posted by artaniss8 - 4th of september, 2007
I selected scary photos/illustration.... there are many of them... I want you to choose one as THE MOST TERRIFYING: 1. Dying face 2. He's gonna' burst 3. Just a monk... 4.Undead 5.This one is scary enough 6.Preparing for the... More...
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