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  • Weekend portfolio case study #1

    by Robinstockphotos | 5th of May, 2013

    I study a portfolio every weekend and I thought I'd share what I study. Not all of it, only some parts of it. I don't pick up images or artists from the editor's choice collection of featured photographers collection either....which means that the portfolios I pick are one... More
  • Studying the database and file age

    by Celiaak | 3rd of May, 2013

    When we are starters at micro stock, one of the things we must do to learn more about stock image industry is to study the database to see what is uploaded, what sells better, what are the current trends and so on. This cannot be achieved in one day or a week, it is more... More
  • Don't mention your interest in photography

    by Mark6138 | 23rd of April, 2012

    Everyone I meet believes they are an expert photographer. It seems that the ownership of a camera and the expertise to use it appropriately can both be purchased from the store at the same time. Sadly, I didn't get the joint package. I had to study, practice, spend time reviewing,... More
  • ......tryin free, we'll see.

    by Laqhill | 9th of June, 2011

    Well, I took the leap and clicked the "ok to offer free if not accepted" button on my submit page, and wa-la, suddenly there were 4 free pictures offered by me. And, since I am only 3 months old, I still don't really know what I am doing, so most of this is experimental.... More
  • The Journey to 1000 Sales by Making Excuses

    by Wisconsinart | 18th of November, 2010

    I have reached 1000 sales. As I write this, one of the most recent Featured Photographers was Subbotina. I found this Contributor a while back while browsing the database and I added this person to my list of favorites. The reason for adding is because we both joined DT... More
  • Valuable exercise- have a go (free meta data viewer and editor tool)

    by Bevanward | 26th of August, 2010

    Ever wanted to know more about what your CAMERA did to your photo? You know what YOU did but there was more? There is the basic metadata (EXIF-Exchangeable image file format, IPTC-International Press Telecommunications Council) exposed through tools like Lightroom but... More
  • Children and music

    by Ciska76 | 1st of March, 2010

    The children adore the music, the songs and many of them study for becoming musicians or singers. I love the music that also helps me to create so many illustrations. More
  • My first approval

    by Archpenn | 22nd of December, 2009

    It is so glad to have a picture approved. I had registered dreamstime in June of 2008, but I didnot have any good photo or images at that time. So I tried to study photoshop and adobe illustration in the past year, now I have my first approval. I hope at the end of... More
  • Plans for the Future

    by Lifesazoo | 30th of August, 2008

    Lately I have been doing a lot thinking of what do I truly want to do in the future. Photography has been a hobby that I earn a little money here and there through Dreamstime but do I want to make Photography a full time job or just keep it as my hobby which I greatly... More
  • vector background

    by Tianbin | 10th of August, 2008

    with so many vector background on the net now. i started creating my own, hoping they will not be over creative.. but elegant in style and color.. compare to the drawing hobby. More
  • Researching Before Uploading

    by Lifesazoo | 9th of August, 2008

    Before I even upload a picture onto Dreamstime I do my research on the particular subject in my picture. Also while I am researching I look at at Dreamstime stock photos for the subject that I will be uploading just to get a feel of other pictures of the same subject. I... More
  • In English

    by Guopeng | 6th of May, 2008

    I began to prefer to express my feeling in english now.May be the language i have used for more than twenty years is not enough for me to say more,or may be just because i have get tired of it.But in fact i know, i want to have my own room to release.Another language maybe... More
  • Very glad to come here

    by Mbr555 | 2nd of May, 2008

    Occasionally found this site, I am very happy to be here. Although my standard of English is not good, but still very exciting. Many friends here to see the articles and photographic works, great harvest, not only learning their of photography, also learning and consolidate... More

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