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  • Haunting and haunted locations for photography

    by Tangie | 30th of October, 2013

    We're getting closer to that spooky night of the year when they say the dead walk the earth and all sort of supernatural, spine-chilling phenomena occur. Most of you will probably grab their cameras. Experienced photostockers will always try to shoot the best of the worst... More
  • Celebrating my first 500 sales in 1 just year contributing

    by Bennymarty | 1st of May, 2015

    Hello I'm glad to share with you my new milestone in less than 1 year contributing. My first year dreamstime birthday will be on 9th may 2015 :) the beautiful day when I took the courage to make my first account in microstock photography and meet a professional... More
  • Picture wanted! Please close up photos ;)

    by Sasanka7 | 7th of April, 2015

    Hello ALL! I am looking for pictures with wooden (tree) logs or stubs (timbers), which are photographed from side to put some products on as table, please send your links. Best are with light colored background  or isolated  for example:      ... More
  • First illustrations accepted

    by Daisymay11 | 2nd of April, 2015

          two months since I started... 30 images accepted....I am being much more selective now....really glad my linocuts are now in ...but my drawings apparently need a property release...more to learn ..will keep going... but it takes so long to find out if i have done... More
  • Celebrating 2000 pictures online

    by Bennymarty | 30th of March, 2015

    Let me share with you my new milestone of over 2,000 photos online in 11 months of my membership to the community of DT. I am a contributor exclusive; therefore I have not brought my portfolio from another site but I made them one by one, each of the 2,000 pictures present... More
  • 200 images uploaded

    by Nguyenhoangyen | 2nd of February, 2015

    It's nothing when compare to others but I worked hard for this milestone. So excited! Keep fighting!!!   See Article
  • To Isolate or Not to Isolate

    by Littleny | 23rd of January, 2015

    When I first began submitting here at Dreamstime, I had it in my head that isolating on white backgrounds was what sells. Seemed as though most of my image searches came back with isolated background results. So I began to learning the process of isolation by way of lighting... More
  • The first 211 images accepted

    by Radoimihay | 4th of December, 2014

    with great pleasure I noticed that on my site have been accepted so far 211 photos! I started to photograph and upload photos about six months ago, not knowing anything about what the picture. I learned, I improved and are now proud to have supported 211 photos !!! as a... More
  • 555 !

    by Msalena | 27th of November, 2014

    Hi, guys! Just got my 555th image accepted :) Nice number after one year with DT Family. In fact, it turned out to be a "celebrating" image:)))) Here it is!   Wishing to all of you numerous happy moments with DT See Article
  • 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
  • My first sale. I'm happy

    by Balanvalentin | 12th of November, 2014

  • So well... let´s do microstock, what could possibly go wrong?

    by Konsti | 29th of October, 2014

    First things first: Hi. My Name is Konstantin (yep call me Konsti pls) and i´m 19 years old. So i did photography for a year now and wanted to go commercial since i started this thing. I love it! I´m kinda addicted to upload. Until the weekend, i think I´ll gonna... More
  • 32 images accepted in 3 weeks from my registration

    by Adrianacapuccio | 29th of October, 2014

    Hey guys, I'm in the third week of entry in dreamstime with my 32 images accepted, so far all commercial images. Yesterday, I brought my first editorial image! The world of microstock is still very unknown for me and I hope to reach at least 100 images within the next... More
  • YES, finally !! My first sale.

    by Small1986 | 27th of October, 2014

    After two months i finally have my first sale. I'm really excited and motivated to take more photos. This is the picture that made me very happy :)   See Article
  • Finally 50!!!! Yay!!!

    by Lelabaggett | 23rd of October, 2014

      I reached the top on this hill as a milestone! I know, I know, I know! It is an ant hill, but it is a hill. This image doesn't look like much, but I like it! I really think it will do great. Yes! Really I do! :o) See Article
  • Historic French Chateau Hotel in...Idaho?

    by Martynelson | 14th of October, 2014

    Sometimes modern architecture is too square and boxy for my taste and that's when I take my camera and go on a walk in search of historic buildings. Most towns have a few historic masterpieces, at least a church or old government building.             Boise'... More
  • The Color Red (Part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 27th of September, 2014

    My very first blog on Dreamstime was about using the color red in stock photos (here). I've gone back through my portfolio and can see that some of my best selling older images have the color red in them.       I can also see a trend in many of the photos... More
  • Over 300 images online

    by Amdizdarevic | 1st of September, 2014

    I finally got 300 images online with another 30 or so pending. Hoping to be closer to 325-330 really soon. My goal is to have 500 images accepted by the end of the year.                 [previmg]NaN,NaN,NaN,NaN_43761489[/previmg]    More
  • First Submissions

    by Feralbeagle | 11th of July, 2014

    I am very excited to see my first approved submissions in Dreamstime. The feedback is very helpful on those that were refused. I think you'll see my approval ratio rise from here on. There will be more coming soon. I have hundreds.   See Article
  • 26 photos online

    by Jaap2861 | 8th of July, 2014

    It's summer, time for delicious strawberries of private garden. Role after the pick even a thick Strawberry in a pot with sugar. That is pure enjoyment! I have all these things combined in my photo studio. The result is a serie of 6 photos. And since today they are... More

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