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  • Hey Stranger

    by Emeraldraindropsphotography | 3rd of December, 2014

    One thing I enjoy about my work is the opportunity to meet people. Maybe it is the solitary nature of my work at this stage of my photography. I approach collaborative shoots with the intent to make professional connections with people. The image of model Shay is one of my... More
  • After the fire

    by Chanevy | 10th of December, 2012

    This is an update to my blog about my daughter's apt fire on Thanksgiving. She is now settled in a new, nicer place and hardly missed a beat. She is an awesome single mom, goes to college, and works two jobs. She is incredibly strong and kind and I love her to pieces.... More
  • A Milestone Reached.....

    by Calyx22 | 30th of January, 2012

    In March, I will have been with DT for three years. Today, I reached the $2000.00 milestone. I'm so excited and happy, I could just bust. It hasn't been an easy journey for me. But I said I would never give up and I haven't. I know I'm small potatoes here and... More
  • Report alleged copyright infringement question

    by Silent47 | 23rd of December, 2011

    Is anybody here who has used this DT feature "Report misuse"?I found one of my picture watermarked and in use on one website and i will like to know what is going to happen with the illegal user. See Article
  • My Story, Why I Love Dreamstime, and How I Am Giving Back

    by Calyx22 | 3rd of October, 2011

    A little over two years ago, I suffered a toxic reaction to an antibiotic that changed my life possibly forever. Three little pills nearly killed me. Thankfully, they didn't, but I am a different person than I was before. The reaction left me with a long term condition... More
  • Assistance in determining the type of

    by Pecak | 19th of September, 2011

    Hi All, I would like to help you to assistance in determining the type of. This is a young bird. I try determining the type of but I was not successful. This picture have been taken on walk in the park / garden. I would be grateful if you can help me. Thanks... More
  • Dreamstime Watermarks, Are they Working to stop Image Thef?

    by Ratmandude | 15th of August, 2011

    OK, so I've been playing with the new search feature on Google. Have any of you been doing the same? I have to admit there have been some good and bad results so far. Good in that it is great to find where my images are being used, online. Bad in that during the course... More
  • So Close Yet So Far Away....

    by Asakalaskas | 29th of July, 2011

    This site is addictive, first you wait for that 1st approved photo, then your first sale, then your first referral, now I'm trying to break that magic 50 mark so I can apply for exclusivity. It has so far eluded me, but I'm determined!!! I have no illusions of making a... More
  • Silly Holidays!

    by Jeniicorv8 | 3rd of August, 2010

    Today is "the" National Watermelon Day here in the US… I bet you didn’t know that. I didn’t either until I heard it in the morning news today. I don’t know what the significance is of this day to many but obviously there is for some otherwise why did August 3rd... More
  • The Practical Keyworder - Let's Play a Game!

    by Hatcheckgirl | 22nd of July, 2010

    The Practical Keyworder - Let's Play a Game! We talked earlier about how there is no one "correct" way of keywording (The Practical Keyworder - The Mind of the User). There is a wrong way to keyword of course - using lots of irrelevant and spammy keywords is not only wrong,... More
  • Watermark on FB

    by Mani33 | 5th of July, 2010

    Hello everyone! Just a small reminder for the photographers that use social networks like facebook to promote their work PLEASE USE WATERMARK OVER YOUR IMAGES! Even the web sized ones! You won't like to see your images used on the web with out knowing if it was stolen... More
  • The Practical Keyworder - did you mean…?

    by Hatcheckgirl | 5th of May, 2010

    I got a call from an upset customer one day - he had been looking for glamour shots of women's legs for some kind of ad campaign and his search results were coming up with some very strange stuff. Instead of images of female legs, he was getting page after page of baby animals... More
  • The mysterious "n/a" searches

    by Katn1999 | 11th of February, 2010

    How do you suppose that an image is found and purchased by someone who doesn't appear to have searched for any key word? How can someone find a picture of yours and purchase it if they never searched for a key word to begin with? Many, many of my pictures have been downloaded... More
  • Stock Photography Fraud

    by Ptoone | 17th of January, 2009

    Although the image displayed on the agency web site is watermarked, it doesn't seem to stop a few people from copying them and then adjusting the exposure and contrast to disuse the watermark and use without paying the small licensing fee. After visiting my favorite downtown... More
  • RHETORIC AND IMAGING - OPPOSITE

    by Afagundes | 16th of November, 2008

    Using opposite visual elements is another effective way to emphasize your ideas. OPPOSITE Opposition is about using opposite visual elements to emphasize the idea the photographer wants to express. Opposite elements can happen in form and content. OPPOSITION... More
  • Yet another attempt at maintaining a personal blog...

    by Amyemilia | 11th of May, 2008

    I'm going to try again at blogging. Several times I've set up sites but haven't kept them up. But perhaps the time has come. My new site is: A Normal Life. The focus will be on personal experience, and provides access to my Flickr photostream, references back here... More
  • Designer Land

    by Etheisen | 20th of October, 2007

    I was highly intrigued by the idea of blogging. There are so many great photographers on Dreamstime. Also, as a designer you can never vent enough about clients and their work. I've been a graphic designer for the passed 7 years. I LOVE what I do, I must admit, I... More
  • Photography Keeps Me Going

    by Jsternig | 2nd of October, 2007

    That's it. I'm down to my last $100. I don't even have enough money to my name to pay rent, yet I refuse to give up on photography. Maybe some day it WILL pay off. For now, I'll look for loose change on the sidewalk and keep snapping photos. See Article
  • “Ceceeeeee-lllyaaaa, you’re breaking my heart!”

    by Denisebeverly | 28th of September, 2007

    sang Simon (or was it Garfunkel?) it matters not because the next line is what i am thinking about.. "shaking my confidence daily" my confidence as a photographer is on a see saw up one day , down the next. the other night i... More
  • What do I want ?

    by Pescarus | 30th of August, 2007

    The Stock gives you what it thinks you want, and you think that you have to want what`s on the stock. What you will chose, or what you will publish on the stock, if you forget the terms and conditions, might be something that will be approved, might be something... More

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