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  • Shots That Take Off. Shooting Air Travel

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of April, 2007

    In the next two months I'll be traveling across the US more than once, going to Alaska and to several destinations in Europe. Travel destination images are plentiful but what about images of travel itself?... More
  • Layered versions of illustrations .AI or .PSD files.

    by Davidhowse | 9th of August, 2015

    I'm a couple days away from 2000 downloads so first, I want to say Thank You to all the great photographers and artists on Dreamstime. As a Marketer this resourse saves me a lot of time and money. My lastest download went online last night on my client Q Haute cuisine'... More
  • 7 Tips for Taking Better Sports Action Shots

    by Designroast | 16th of July, 2015

    Mastering sports photography and action shots in general can be a frustrating task. With moving targets, sometimes less-than-ideal lighting conditions, and money shots that only last for a split second before they disappear, action photography is really challenging. Here... More
  • How to see many shots have your camera with Photoshop...

    by FabioConcetta | 22nd of March, 2015

    Hi everyone, in this very short but useful tutorial, you can see how many shots you have made with your camera. Let's start: Open Photoshop and load the last image you shot or still one of the latest. Now go to File> infofile. From the menu"Description" you have to go with... More
  • Shot in the dark

    by Joerijacobs | 22nd of November, 2014

    I finaly found a good way to take a picture with my new device in a dark place with a shining object such as a burning candle. I took this photo with an ISO of 1600, later on i had to reduce the noise with lightroom and i also had to tweak some other stuff in Lightroom... More
  • Unexpected shot

    by Heathse | 13th of November, 2014

    We must have all had that moment when we kick ourselves for not having a camera with us, or not been quick enough to catch that memorable moment. I remember being in the park with my husband who was casually feeding the squirrels, when one of the delightful creatures grabbed... More
  • Shooting to get it the first time

    by Circed | 22nd of October, 2014

    Portfolio Circe Denyer  Shooting for Dreamstime has given my photography focus. Literally. The goal I have is to shoot with the end in mind. No cropping, no Photoshop, the right shot in the "can". This required me to study the mistakes I made and correct as I went along.... More
  • What Images Sell Best?

    by Edosaodaro | 13th of October, 2014

    I have often asked myself this question...     Is the answer; People; Exotic Locations; Rare Images; Concepts; Editorials; Landscapes; Strange Objects; etc?     Well, I can certainly confirm that my experience thus far (and now I have just... More
  • Snapshots. Moments of life caught on the run

    by Malinash | 5th of June, 2014

    When it comes to photography, I can't tell you much about exposure, F stops, ISO and other words which sound like gibberish to me, but I can tell you what I like to see and I have a crush on: those images taken on impulse, with no planning, no “say cheese”, no organized... More
  • My First Assignment Work Accepted

    by Yorgy67 | 7th of March, 2014

    I believe, I got it accepted, because road and travelling are deep in my soul. I live and breathe it. Here is my first, ever accepted assignment shot. I dedicate this small achievement to my beloved wife (on the picture), who fully shares my love to the world of Photography!... More
  • Your friends' mobiles carry your next referral sale!

    by Achilles | 10th of October, 2013

    I'm looking at our Mobile photos category where we've added all images shot with a smartphone - feel free to browse it yourselves: Mobile phone shots It looks like these photos are getting better and better. Processed, pixelred, eyeemed, instagrammed or straight from... More
  • Isolate while shooting!

    by Ilposeidone | 9th of October, 2012

    hi my friends I was thinkin' about my last images, some isolated pictures of different things and subjects I've taken to test my new lighting equipment. I've realized that i have not processed them with photoshop beacuse they don't need it... i've tried two simple tricks... More
  • Images in dim light

    by Alexsleepy | 3rd of October, 2012

    A couple of years ago, when summer started I decided to go out for a stroll with my camera after I finished work. After running around the city center shooting buildings, like I usually do, I landed in the central square a took a break near a fountain. It was already dawn.... More
  • Beauty Lighting - by JP Caldeano

    by Yogiproductions | 6th of June, 2012

    BEAUTY LIGHTING With beauty lighting, I try to get my light sources as large as possible. One of the things I say over and over is, the larger your light source is in relationship to your subject, the softer the light. So for beauty lighting, I generally get the modifiers... More
  • My first studio shot

    by Peppenero | 17th of April, 2012

    After so many years, I've done my first shots in a studio. We had only 30 minutes , it wasnt planned and I made only 30 pictures. Now i started to upload them, I have 4 online now. What do you thinkabout them? The model was my sister and thats why i love them more. :) More
  • How to take macro shots - the cheap way

    by Radub85 | 7th of December, 2011

    Hello this is my first post on the blog here, and i decided to explain something about how to take macro shots, without a true macro lens. Because i have a Nikon camera i will exemplify with some accessories for Nikon. You can take macro photos of insects or any other... More
  • Ahhhh… August!

    by Jeniicorv8 | 1st of September, 2011

    What an amazing month it's been for me! This month marked my 20th wedding anniversary. Coincidentally, the family also went for what happened to be my eldest daughter’s first intercontinental trip—we went to the Philippines, Hongkong and Macau, China. (We wrapped... More
  • WOW

    by Brianarbuthnot | 31st of August, 2011

    WOW,sold a shot for $25.33 today,hope its not a mistake.Biggest sale to date,,,,whats yours?.....Brian. See Article
  • 4 and a half years online!

    by Titania1980 | 8th of May, 2011

    I have noticed that I joined here on septembr 8th 2006! so it's 4 and a half years online! But I didn't start to upload seriously until august 2007... (the enormous amount of rejections on my first days discouraged me) And time flies! Now I'm here with 1,491 files online... More
  • The Process of Creating a Stock Image on the Fly

    by Wisconsinart | 19th of November, 2010

    A professional photographer, when doing commercial photography, will know in advance what the shot will be. He plans the shot either in his mind or with paper and pencil, figuring out the composition and lighting, along with any consideration for special techniques or effects.... More

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