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  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... More
  • My first 100 photos

    by Salvacubells | 31st of January, 2016

    This January I came to my first 100 photos on Dreamstime, I do not dedicate myself to photography full time, it is difficult to take pictures, edit, upload,... when you have a few hours a week but they are here, I hope soon reach thousand. It is a matter of patience and work,... More
  • Lucky snapshot in time

    by Williamsphere | 29th of January, 2016

    I just reached 555 DT images online and had 2 sales today, which brought me to a total of 55 sales. Not sure how mystical that is, but I'm taking it as a good sign! I'm no where near the stratosphere (e.g., hundreds of thousands of online images) that the early contributors... More
  • 600 Images on Dreamstime

    by Umdash9 | 5th of January, 2016

    I am pleased to have reached a significant goal of 600 images on Dreamstime, Iset this goal of 600 images as the minimum amount to start thinking about stock photography as an income. My first accepted image Dubrovnik cable car 10/02/2013     More
  • Star Wars Fever

    by Shootalot | 21st of December, 2015

    This past week the new Star Wars Movie, Star Wars Episode 7, The Force Awakens opened in movie theaters across the country. In Washington DC it opened at the Uptown Theatre on Thursday December 17, 2015 to a huge crowd of people waiting in a three hour line to get in. The... More
  • 9 beautiful sales in one night

    by Adammeadows12 | 18th of December, 2015

    Today I am very exited to announce that I had 9 total sales. It seemed to me that sales had gone to a halt and that it wasn't worth waiting. The only thing you can do is upload, cross your fingers and sit back and wait.  Then suddenly I heard my account notifications... More
  • Tips for creating sunstar images

    by Bavdekar | 14th of December, 2015

    In photography, sunstars are images of either the sun or a bright light source like a sodium vapour lamp, which appears as pointed star shapes. One such image of a light house at sunset is shown here.   Sunstars can be created by using a small aperture of the lens. The... More
  • My first level 2

    by Adammeadows12 | 14th of November, 2015

    Its been a while since I have uploaded any good images but now I'm back to uploading more images that hopefully get accepted, I just hit my first level 2 image and I'm super exited! Its like getting your first sale of 68 cents. I hope that I will continue to get more sales... More
  • Wonderful:17 sales in a night...

    by FabioConcetta | 11th of November, 2015

    This morning, just had breakfast, as usual is to see if and how many sales I realized. I could not believe, 17 sales of illustrations, I have to start increasing my portfolio! Here are some illustrations sold!       [previmg]0_18823610[/previmg]     ... More
  • I found my way - Photography

    by Mantvydasd | 4th of November, 2015

    When I started taking photos, I never thought that I will sell any pictures for somebody. I was taking photos just for my pleasure, holding them in my hard disk and showing to my friends in social media. Time to time i was looking for new ideas, lessons, interesting information... More
  • Artist way

    by Helga555 | 21st of October, 2015

    Hi, I would like to introduce myself, I am a visual artist and I am working a lot with photography. I created my DT account few years ago, with my vector illustrations, then I stopped to upload, and now I wish to restart and be focused more on my photographs. I am travelling... More
  • Beechcraft Starship 2000 aircraft concept

    by Zenox2d | 10th of September, 2015

    I like to often to create 3d models of aircrafts,but I didn't know that there is something like this and existed for real.Also I didn'tknow that this aircraft was developed in the year 1979.It looks like it is from scifi movies,but at the end they developed only 53 aircrafts.... More
  • We Have Lift Off!

    by Photographycornwall | 2nd of September, 2015

    Okay, so it's taken 6 months, but I finally have my first sale on DT! That $0.35 has made my day :) Hopefully now the floodgates will open and more sales will follow. However, I do think I need to re-keyword my images--and upload lots more--to stand any chance of making regular... More
  • 200-Images-Online Milestone

    by Georgeskyrillos | 26th of August, 2015

    Yes it's an achievement for me even if it's like a drop of WATER in the sea ;) The magical milestone image is this one:    Looking forward to my next milestone, meanwhile I hope you like my latest work: More
  • The First Steps Were a Success

    by Eezeedesign | 20th of August, 2015

    My first few months on here have been a success. I am still not doing this at the speed I would like. Sadly this is just a hobby for me right now. I currently work two full time jobs and photography has been a way to relax. I have several photos pending that I hope are approved!... More
  • My first stock photos

    by Fotopacza | 27th of July, 2015

    Hi, I'd like to share with You a short tale about my first two stock phtotos. Unfortunately still without sale. First one is macro - very nice vintage metal flower, which is an element of an old rusty gateway between the old Warsaw church the name Św. Katarzyny and... More
  • Star Wars returns

    by Kryspl | 13th of July, 2015

          Soon face a new adventure with Star Wars . Show your photos with characters from the movie :) Here are my :) What do you think about them ? :) Greetings. Let the force be with you;)      More
  • Leap of Faith

    by Eezeedesign | 17th of May, 2015

      Finally after years of designing for other companies I have made the leap into photography for myself. I am extremely nervous and excited at the same time. Fear of the unknown is what has me most afraid. Nobody wants to fail, but I know that with failure comes knowledge.... More
  • Starting Out

    by Can88tread | 16th of May, 2015

    I have been getting more into taking photos over the past five years. In a lot of ways it is a very spontaneous act, but at the same time not at all. Great photos can come out of planning all these details to make it just right and often there will be some great photos. My... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part I)

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of May, 2015

      I have been asked two different times recently as to how to get started in wildlife photography and how my photographs are so sharp? I of course gave the obligatory answers about shutter speed, aperture, a good tripod and practice, but this has unfolded into larger... More

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