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  • How and why to manage a collection?

    by Tempestz | 17th of April, 2015

    As you will find on the dreamstime website, managed collections are groups of pictures with a similar theme. They can be something simple as Food or Editorials or Backgrounds, textures. Or can be very specific as Recognizable Landmarks. The choice of what to... More
  • Easter Week

    by Rhbabiak13 | 30th of March, 2015

    Wanted to wish you all a very happy Easter week and share a few of my photographs that help celebrate this special week. He Is Risen!   Easter baking   Easter Sugar Cookie Bouquet Stained Glass Windows Easter Lily Stained Glass Window   The Lord Is My... More
  • 3 tips for good tweeting

    by Juanpfotografia | 11th of March, 2015

    On one of my previous articles, I explained to you how my first sale came from tweeting Formula E driver Bruno Senna editorial image. What I didn't explain to you at that time was why that tweet was effective and what I missed on that tweet which may have done it even MORE... More
  • How I'm Using My Budget Lenses

    by Keremgo | 4th of March, 2015

    I'm a Nikon D90 owner and I bought my camera with a typical kit that very much available in my country. D90 body, an 18-55mm VR plus a 55-200mm VR and a nifty fifty (50mm f/1.8 non AFS version). I added a battery grip and Flash to it later. When first time I joined here,... More
  • Blue Hour Photography: Tips and Tricks

    by Bavdekar | 26th of January, 2015

    The "blue hour" of the day is a beautiful time for shooting cityscapes. The sky has a deep blue shade and the lights in the city are just coming on. It brings out an amazing contrast of colours in an image. This is an image of the Alberta Legislature building that I shot... More
  • Increasing exposure to your images

    by Tempestz | 14th of November, 2014

    I will give my perspective on social media sites and increasing visibility to your images. While we all know that more views does not actually lead to more sales, using social media will get your images out on the web. Take for example, Twitter, if you tweet your image... More
  • Unexpected shot

    by Heathse | 13th of November, 2014

    We must have all had that moment when we kick ourselves for not having a camera with us, or not been quick enough to catch that memorable moment. I remember being in the park with my husband who was casually feeding the squirrels, when one of the delightful creatures grabbed... More
  • Long exposure at night

    by Radoimihay | 29th of October, 2014

      As I realized this picture: first time I looked really good scene behind a photograph after I chose very carefully the place where I am aplasia surpirnde stage tripod-for pictures with long exposure primarily we need a tripod solid-then I set the camera to M mode,... More
  • Image with over 1000 Views

    by Amdizdarevic | 14th of October, 2014

    I understand that views are only views and not sales, but at least I feel that these images are getting a lot of exposure. Here is my image with most views, this image is also ranked highest by downloads in my portfolio. Other 4 images are other images with highest... More
  • Algonquin Park Autumn Survival

    by Daddiomanottawa | 30th of September, 2014

    Beautiful fall colours exist in many places but having lived in southern and eastern Ontario all my life I've been blessed with the opportunity to visit many local areas of autumn wonder.       Along with Gatineau park in Quebec, one of my favorite autumn locations... More
  • My 1st one dozen upload accept wait for reach 50 now

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 4th of August, 2014

    Hi @ all user from Dreamstime i want to thanks DT cause my 1st dozen photo accept and now online with 0 sale.Wating for next milestone 50 online. I invite all of you please check my portfolio and share your views ,please suggest me how to improve my portfolio how to... More
  • My First Travel as a Stock-Photographer In France, Vic-sur-Cere

    by Cleymans | 28th of July, 2014

    My First Travel as a Stock-Photographer In France, Vic-sur-Cere Hi, My Name is Bart And I started Taking Pictures A while ago and Learned to know Stock-photography... and I love it , My first terrain was my own home-town in Gent, one of the most Beautiful City's in... More
  • Expect the unexpected

    by Glennmart | 22nd of June, 2014

    After doing a lot of research I decided that stock photography was going to be a way of keeping my photography interests afire and give me a reason to constantly be thinking about the world and how it can be captured. So after some advice from an accomplished stock photographer... More
  • Easter............ Centre piece of Christian Calendar

    by Davidwatmough | 13th of April, 2014

    Without Easter and the crucifixion and resurrection the Christian church probably wouldn't exist. Getting to heaven is important to many people. I've been looking at best selling images from Dreamstime collection and looking at some of my own. The cross is important.... More
  • My Easter Collections

    by Elianehaykal | 12th of April, 2014

    I want to wish you a Happy Easter, but posting this obviously in advance, with my 4 Easter collections. Who wants to color & be creative with Easter Eggs? Who's up for Easter Cookies, Cakes, & Chocolate? Who's of my opinion... More
  • White Stuff - Shooting tips & tricks for lots of white (or black)

    by Edosaodaro | 7th of April, 2014

    Hi Guys! Does any know any tips and tricks for taking pictures with lots of white (or black) in the frame? Here are a couple of tips that I use: 1. Metering off blue skies - this invloves point the camera up towards the sky to set my exposure and then... More
  • 500 well actually 514 images online TODAY

    by Montylola | 6th of March, 2014

    For the past several days it was 499, I was itching for it to click over to the magic (well magic as far as I am concerned 500) what a pleasant surprise this morning to find not 500 but 514 images online. A very large cruise ship was in the harbour last... More
  • Snow Photos-How to shoot so the snow is white!

    by Nansaidh | 14th of December, 2013

    I love shooting in the snow but found often my camera would want to make everything mid-toned creating images of gray snow, yuck! Here's is what I do to solve that. First, I frame my shot and focus. Then I zoom into a bright area of snow in the scene. Using my exposure... More
  • The Real Illusion

    by Lindsaybasson | 13th of October, 2013

    My love for photography started at the age of fourteen when I edited some existing photos that were already on my computer. Eventually I took my father’s compact digital camera and photographed flowers, landscapes and wildlife. I also did some self-portraits from time-to-... More
  • Surprisingly successful photos

    by Thorken | 6th of October, 2013

    There are some photos that are surprising me with their success. First two I was not sure to send them to Dreamstime - and they already have been soled for two times. And most - the second one, whenever it is quite new, is now the photo with highest income. Also this photo... More

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