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  • Oops! Keywording Mistakes to Avoid

    by Ellenboughn | 18th of November, 2008

    Time for a reminder of the most common keywording mistakes to avoid. Pay attention to the list below so that your images aren't overlooked in a search due to poor keywords. Incorrect keywords can lead to frustrated buyers that hurts everyone's downloads. Keywording should... More
  • Common mistakes when keywording

    by Tangie | 9th of January, 2008

    I will continue with providing tips and examples from my hands-on experience with your images. Beware, here I come, I have my grades prepared and they rank from one to ten. I will proceed as announced also adding other experiences I came across in my ramblings through the... More
  • No advice here!

    by Rigmanyi | 3rd of May, 2014

    Time and time again I see articles about tips and/or advice for newbies, written by... well, newbies. When I read a blog that might contain new, useful info, I check the source. I look at the author's profile page, his online files/sales ratio but most importantly at the... More
  • 200+ views without downloads!!

    by Nepality | 24th of April, 2014

    Hi dreamers!!..I've some photos with more than 200 views but no downloads, it means i'm doing something wrong. So I am writing this for new comers to tell them learn from my mistakes, and request pros for some tips or what's going wrong here. More
  • Ideas with fruits and how not to take photographs

    by Shmeljov | 14th of September, 2012

    One day Jelena ran into the studio with an idea to make a photo with a couple of oranges like this one. So i made this shot. And another couple of hundreds. Sometimes this happens to me. And I don't really know how to deal with it. I work through... More
  • Chance to win a new Nikon D3200

    by Chanevy | 29th of July, 2012

    I was looking for cool stuff to share on my Fun Photography Facebook page and came across a sweepstakes offer from Amazon. They are promoting two FB pages. You can like each page, leave your info and sign up to win a D3200, lens, tripod and more. If you win and the kit... More
  • What kind of friend you are?!

    by Mani33 | 11th of July, 2012

    Like all in life, we meet different kind of friends, those that are the friends we know in a moment or an occasion, by coincidence or friends of friends, other kind that we like to meet when it’s about fun & good moments, because we don’t have enough trust to share them... More
  • The most precious "piece of gear"

    by Janceluch | 28th of June, 2012

    We usually have a spare battery, spare memory card, spare camera body, spare flash on hand - just in case something fails... But what if the failure hits our eyes? Unfortunately there is nothing like spare set of eyeballs... Hope this little experience of mine will help you... More
  • Image misuse can be a very expensive mistake

    by Enigmacypher | 4th of May, 2012

    While browsing the Internet, I came across an article from February 2011 about a company that made a costly mistake when they used an image without permission on their website, and that image was registered with the U.S. Copyright Office. This mistake ended up costing the... More
  • DREAMTIME ?

    by Dgphotographic | 1st of April, 2012

    Is it a typo or change of name on the new header ? dave. See Article
  • Common misspellings. Words ending with "-ment"

    by Sebcz | 21st of October, 2011

    I've been observing an increasing number of images with particular keywords misspelled. I wouldn't bother to write a blog entry about it, but this case is special. Why? Because all these mistakes come from many different users, and are of one, specific type. The... More
  • little mistakes

    by Ilposeidone | 17th of October, 2011

    hi my friends what's up? some days ago I was looking in my fridge for something can be shot... when I've saw my delicious pumpkin soup! I've prepared carefully my table, placing ingredients in empty spaces of my pictures to make it more interesting, every time i came... More
  • WOW

    by Brianarbuthnot | 31st of August, 2011

    WOW,sold a shot for $25.33 today,hope its not a mistake.Biggest sale to date,,,,whats yours?.....Brian. See Article
  • New approach to figurines

    by Morphers82 | 9th of March, 2011

    So just came up with this idea for a figurine out of the blue. Had a role of copper wire lying around and this little guy was made with one long strand wrapped around a bottle a few times and then wrapped some more.          ... More
  • Joe's blog on mistakes

    by Bradcalkins | 5th of November, 2010

    If you are a beginner or just looking for a reminder of the basics, yesterday's post on Joe McNally's blog is a great look at some common mistakes: Joe McNally blog Joe's blog and books are full of interesting anecdotes about getting the shot... More
  • Series of mistakes drops acceptance average

    by Visceralimage | 26th of August, 2010

    Hopefully my experience will help others here on Dreamstime not make the same mistakes I have made during the past month. This is not a critique about DT, it is to help others not make same mistakes. Prior to this month, I had submitted roughly 500 images with an acceptance... More
  • One day, one view and one download!

    by Annieyek | 27th of April, 2010

    This picture just online for one day, it got one download with only one view. Unbelievable! Isn't it? This picture is what I want to take in my mind..and I did it! :)) Let's enjoy the Ice cream! Mm.. yummy :) See Article
  • Ever deleted your photos by mistake?

    by Phakimata | 16th of March, 2010

    Did you ever deleted your images from your memory-card before uploading them to your computer? I made this huge mistake last weekend as my mind was all over the place. The images lost were from a shoot done that afternoon. I was extremely frustrated when I came to... More
  • I'm so silly!! - kicking myself

    by Keki | 9th of January, 2010

    All this talk of keywording made me have a look at mine and OH MAN what a silly fool I've been the past year - I'm going through my images one by one and checking my keywords .... they are rubbish!!! example: this open book with the title "open empty book"; before I corrected... More
  • 3 Posted!!! But not such a good rating.. :(

    by Jurphotography | 2nd of December, 2009

    Alright.. Not off to a very good start but thats ok right? It's a learning process. Apparently I key worded up the wazoo with words that didn't have anything to do with the photos.. I mean it is a stop sign so I thought that words like: Traffic, Cars, Motorcycles, etc.... More

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