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  • Mystery in the tall trees

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of August, 2007

    Dramatic images of trees are powerful symbols of growth, shelter, change and endurance. Trees as a metaphor are popular for many brands and services. Beyond commercial use, many people have a somewhat universal emotional connection to trees that goes beyond simple awe.... More
  • Snap! Not! Vacation Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of July, 2007

    Trying to pack too many photos into too little time can result in photos of everything but few, if any, terrific shots. To document your vacation as well as taking some great shots for Dreamstime, you need to plan ahead. It's not just about getting the best airfare and hotel... More
  • 6 Tips for Taking Better Maternity Photographs

    by Designroast | 19th of September, 2014

    As the trend of maternity photo shoots continues to increase, so does the opportunity for you to make your clients feel like this important time in their life has been properly and beautifully captured. Maternity photographs come with a great amount of responsibility for... More
  • Collections

    by Perstock | 9th of November, 2012

    Hi everybody! I'am a new contributor. Working on some new subjects at Dreamstime. How do i create a collection? Help :-) Regards Per See Article
  • Read!

    by Dudau | 18th of September, 2012

    So, you have the tools, you have the skills, you have the time. What else do you need in order to be successful in stock photography? The concepts! Concept photography is the best selling stock photography. But which concepts to shoot? How to find inspiration? One option... More
  • Happy Christmas from Inverness.

    by Davidwatmough | 24th of December, 2011

    Happy Christmas from Inverness, which is a leading European scenic destination.........lots to see and lots to do....... and good photographic subjects. See Article
  • Growing Your Portfolio

    by Instinia | 19th of June, 2011

    These are the thoughts of a new photographer at Dreamstime. I have been with Dreamstime for nearly two years and would like to share from my own experiences establishing my portfolio. When I started to build my portfolio at Dreamstime I found it often difficult to... More
  • Get out of the box!

    by Mani33 | 27th of January, 2011

    You know that stock photography market is getting more & more complicated! So many agencies now a days & more & more photographers! Not to mention the crises that made some agencies reduce the contributor's commission! Anyway we are in DreamsTime so let's concentrate on... More
  • DIVERSIFY!!!

    by Imaengine | 8th of August, 2010

    Kept thinking these few months since I've been a member of DT about different ways of catching up with the most "older" members sales wise ... and one of the ways I came up with is to DIVERSIFY MY PORTFOLIO. There's no way I'm going to catch up with portfolios that... More
  • Researching before going on vacation

    by Mvogel | 21st of July, 2010

    I currently reside in Japan and I am getting ready to go on vacation for 3 weeks to California and Texas. I plan to take thousands of pictures on my trip but before I leave I am doing some research. First, I am looking at what kind of photos are already on DT for the cities... More
  • microstock niche subjects

    by Rmarinello | 21st of April, 2009

    Choosing subjects for your microstock images is an important step. How could I have visibility among thousands of photographers ad millions of images? You have a beautiful 'red rose' picture and you want to sell it in the microstock market... before try to see how many... More
  • Portrait and the colour combination of specific figures

    by Zysc2008 | 23rd of February, 2008

    Portrait specific figures or color composition, as the object should be to the importance and the size of the area to consider and make arrangements for generally, should be considered in accordance with the following priorities: 1 Clothing: clothing colors are photographed... More
  • Photographing Shiny Objects

    by Photojay | 7th of September, 2007

    If you haven't read "Light: Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting" by Fil Hunter, Steven Biver, and Paul Fugua, then you are missing out. This book is quite amazing. OK, there were alot of things I probably already knew. But, there were a few... More

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