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  • 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
  • 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
  • I'm back.... seven years later. Hello everyone!

    by Rmedvid | 22nd of February, 2015

    Hi there, I registered with Dreamstime 7 years ago, uploaded some images and... quit ( Really, was busy with some other stuff, shooting on demand photo and video. Also started developing Android applications for photographers -- that is so fun indeed ! Now decided... 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
  • So well... let´s do microstock, what could possibly go wrong?

    by Konsti | 29th of October, 2014

    First things first: Hi. My Name is Konstantin (yep call me Konsti pls) and i´m 19 years old. So i did photography for a year now and wanted to go commercial since i started this thing. I love it! I´m kinda addicted to upload. Until the weekend, i think I´ll gonna... More
  • My first startrail photo

    by Fallostupido | 18th of August, 2014

    Hello, i'm very happy because i've done my first stars trail with my camera canon 550d and tamron 10-50mm. Really these photo is also my firs assignement and i hope to win with your help ;) to realize these image i have done more than 140 pics of the sky and i've used... More
  • Rookie on Dreamstime. Finally!

    by Drew300 | 12th of June, 2014

    Hi shooters! Finally got my stock pictures accepted by Dreamstime! After a few rejections I finally did it. It's a great motivation to see your photos were accepted. I started shooting a few months ago. Bought old used Nikon D300 with Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4.5 plus I bought... More
  • Small tip to all new photographers

    by AuthenticCreations | 23rd of April, 2014

    At the beginning I see that many have to struggle with getting many images accepted. This is because some of us have to get used with the rules of getting images accepted or because you just started with photography. I would like to let you avoid starting with an low acceptance... More
  • My development at Dreamstime

    by Gellerpa | 12th of April, 2014

    When I started at Dreamstime, I thought every times about potential sales. I read different tips many times, which photos I should upload to get high sales and approval ratio. But 4 month ago I decided, that I don’t want take photos without passion. I started taking the... More
  • March: a milestone month

    by ClaireCphotography | 27th of March, 2014

    Hi Everybody, I wanted to thank you all for the encouragement and the tips that I've been receiving since I've joined DT. As mentioned in the header, March is a milestone month for many different things. So what happened during this magical month? ;-) Well one... More
  • Good clicks

    by Egonzitter | 14th of January, 2014

    Wishing you a fresh start in the new year with a lot of good beautiful and valuable Clicks!!!! Egon See Article
  • My first sale!

    by Monkeyparty420 | 7th of December, 2013

    My first sale,this is a good start! See Article
  • The beginning

    by Twix178 | 27th of November, 2013

    Hello! I am very pleased to welcome you at my blog. Recently I started to invent and draw all kinds of interesting characters. Such as Mr. Christmas candy, and Ms. clip that works as manager. I hope you are familiar with my heroes, and you like them =) In the future I... More
  • How to start in stock photography

    by Dudau | 23rd of October, 2013

    If you're passionate about photography, you probably spend a lot on photo equipment and a return of that investment will come in handy. Or you may simply want to earn some extra money out of your hobby and don't really know how to do this. Stock photography may be the answer... More
  • My story on: How I started in stock photography

    by Alexa_adrian2001 | 30th of September, 2013

    It is a while since I was planning to write a blog about how I got started in stock photography. I will write here kind of an introduction or resume and then I will kindly ask you to follow the link where you will see entire history in much details. It all started at least... More
  • Starting out and a first sell.

    by Zeperd | 7th of July, 2013

    I've registered on November 1, 2012. and uploaded just one photo(right side) and I log on again just about two weeks ago and Voila, the image got sold. I was so excited and it gave me lots of motivation to start taking photo's again and getting a bit more serious. got... More
  • Now, more work and less talk...

    by Robinstockphotos | 12th of June, 2013

    I had been waiting impatiently for getting proper equipment. I have been tired of post processing each and every single photo from my compact camera. The only good feature of my compact camera is IS and 840mm lens. So, finally...the much awaited equipment upgrade! I... More

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