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  • There's always something to photograph

    by Photographycornwall | 16th of February, 2016

    I don't know about you, but photography is something that gives me real pleasure. It's nearly always on my mind: planning the next project; scoping out new places to shoot; reading as much as I can about new techniques; appreciating other photographers' work; checking out... More
  • Opening Sweden - Vasa museum

    by Articture | 14th of February, 2016

    Hello, dear friends! Today I would like to tell you about one of the most impressive museums I've ever seen. This post is about Vasa museum. Vasa is the only ship of the 17th century which has been preserved till this day. The museum is amazing and it's definitely... More
  • Opening Sweden - Hagaparken

    by Articture | 12th of February, 2016

    Good day/evening/morning, friends! If you're going to Sweden one day, you should for sure visit "Hagaparken". It is a favorite vacation spot of the Swedes, who often call it simply "Haga". This is a huge pure area in the style of the 18th century. "Haga" is endless... More
  • Welcome!

    by Liszka23 | 11th of February, 2016

    My name is Ewa. I'm from Polish, I live in the city of Lodz. For a long time my passion is photography. I do not have specific directions that I photograph. My eyes are waiting for interesting moments, sometimes they are simple activities of daily living, and sometimes nature,... More
  • Opening Sweden - Stockholm

    by Articture | 7th of February, 2016

    Hello, my friends! Starting my blog I'm glad to share some views and fragments from our trip to wonderful Sweden.           In a few words Sweden means for me design and proportions, colors and textures, bicycles and ecology, streets and houses,... More
  • First level 5 pictures

    by Sebastian423 | 30th of January, 2016

    Hey dear DT buyers and contributors I just wanted to share my first two most successful pictures. Both are now at level 5. Interesting thing is that I've used one of them as a background in the other :) The sky itself is being purchased for the same reason i think it... More
  • Introducing myself

    by Romansgallery | 22nd of January, 2016

    Hi. My name is Roman Gomez. My life can essentially be broken up into thirds. The first third was spent in my native country of El Salvador. I grew up working on the family farm every day, exposed to the raw beauty of nature. I immigrated to the US when war tore my country... More
  • Stock Photography Secret 1

    by Habibnawaz | 17th of January, 2016

    Long before in a magazine I saw a security camera Ad. It has a picture of room, interior was out of focus but an ant stealing a large piece of bread was well focused. After I jumped into Stockphoto industry that Ad revealed me a big secret. When you get a lot of energy... More
  • Why scientific image are less popular in stock photography

    by Dhermendratiwari | 6th of January, 2016

    Many medicine and pharma or other science companies are existing but still the available scientific images stocks are very limited or less popular. Why it's less interesting for stock.                More
  • Ten a day

    by Inyrdreams | 4th of January, 2016

    I am pleased to say I have reached a milestone of 2,611 images on dreamstime, and as many of us know, it is not easy! We may have the best of intentions, be the best photographer, work hard, chain ourselves to the computer, but so many of us also have family and other jobs... More
  • My evolution with stock photography

    by Dark3y3s | 3rd of January, 2016

    I remember the times when I first joined here a few years ago, I had only a few images up (flower snapshots most of them) and was checking every other minute to see whether I made any sales. The first sale brought a lot of motivation with it, so I started shooting anything... More
  • I Can't Believe I took That Picture...

    by Popsidoodle | 18th of December, 2015

    Has it ever happened to you? You take a look at your photos and think, that's not mine, I couldn't have taken that... Then you realize you had to because you remember holding the camera, but you still shake your head in wonder. It happens to me all the time. Here are some... More
  • My first repeat sale

    by Popsidoodle | 7th of December, 2015

    WOO HOO!!! It finally happened, just like the law of averages said it would. My first repeat sale. It is exciting the first time a photo sells but for some reason, the second time is sweeter. Anyone else experience that special ZING the second time a photo sold? ... More
  • I Should Have Used A FLASH (Beatles Parody)

    by Popsidoodle | 1st of December, 2015

    I Should Have Used A Flash (To the tune of I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles) Oh yeah I, take stock pictures, But they are all so dark, When I, take stock pictures, I should have used a FLASH I should have used a FLASH I should have used a FLASH Oh please,... More
  • My picture was downloaded 32 yesterday

    by Qin0377 | 30th of November, 2015

    Since accession to the gallery for three years, my online image has more than 1000, remember the first time on the blog see blogger's article, said if you pictures of more than 500 and 5000 pictures, you will have surprised to find, now my picture while just over 1000, but... More
  • What are you doing with that picture?

    by Popsidoodle | 27th of November, 2015

    I have almost completed my first year with Dreamstime and have, so far, 24 sales which I am thrilled about. But some of the pictures I have sold really make me say, "What are you doing with that picture?" Like this one... Sitting at the side of the road with the kids... More
  • Game of pairs - what stock sells

    by Photashoot | 15th of November, 2015

    I've just been playing the Dreamstime Stock Game - interesting challenge to see which of two images has sold! How have you scored? There's some tricky ones in there, but some definite themes too... A good few images waiting for the buyers messages to be added, like this... More
  • 2001 images online!

    by Babar760 | 3rd of November, 2015

    And 7400 sold. It took a while but now it's going faster because I know better what sells. I also know exactly what DT wants as far as technical issues. The secret is being selective and not uploading everything I shoot. Quality vs quantity, that is the secret. Heading for... More
  • A great big dream come true!

    by Bratty1206 | 17th of October, 2015

    In another week, I travel to Fiji, with four girlfriend's. I won a trip there and will be staying in a beautiful home right on the waters of the South Pacific. I am so excited to be going there for the first time, taking pictures for the cover of a travel magazine, feature... More
  • Slowly but surely

    by Fjarabica | 6th of October, 2015

    Friends There's not much with which we can share. But my view is that the little things that make the world more beautiful. One of my first sale was an abstract image of a pyramid of sand suitable for background.   Long time nothing was sold. Only recently I managed a... More

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