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  • 10 cool tips if you're new on Dreamstime

    by Cristinamehe | 30th of July, 2015

    Hello, Since I'm new here I decided to write a little article about what to take into account when you create your account on Dreamstime. This is my first ever so I learned a lot in the process. 1. After you've created an account, which is the easy part, and can start... More
  • Tips for beginners. What kind of photos are in demand for photostocks

    by Paparazzofamily | 28th of July, 2015

    Usually almost all new photographers to photo stock search for the answers to the following questions: Which photos to choose for uploading so that they will be in demand and immediately found its buyers? What compositions are more needed? What vectors are more popular... More
  • Pinterest

    by Ewamewa2 | 26th of July, 2015

    What do you think about using such platforms like Pinterest for the sake of increasing your sales? Does it help? I have just pinned several photos depicting different aspects of life in India. Let us hope it will bring some results :-)      More
  • My first photo sold on Dreamstime

    by Cristinamehe | 25th of July, 2015

    Hello everybody! Yesterday I sold my first photo on Dreamstime. I am really happy and excited about it because I am new at this so I found it encouraging. Nice to see all these wonderful photos on the website. Good luck to you all!   Cristina More
  • $30,000 Milestone

    by Mrallen | 24th of July, 2015

    Hi everyone I've just passed a significant milestone : $30,000 in Total Earnings. My Statistics as of today (24th July 2015) are: Total Earnings: $30,004.04 Total Sales: 21,799 Uploads: 7252... More
  • Friends Again-Cuban Embassy Opens in Washington DC

    by Shootalot | 23rd of July, 2015

    After a long time since 1961 the Cuban Embassy in Washington DC has reopened. It was maintained in previous years but not allowed to fly the Cuban flag until July 20, 2015. I arrived at the Cuban embassy on 16th street in Washington DC in the afternoon and found many people... More
  • Making Art When Everything's Been Done Before

    by Gracelife | 23rd of July, 2015

        I sometimes think that the photographers who lived 200 years ago had it easy. Photography as an art form was completely uncharted territory, so every image these pioneers created was something new and wonderful. Today, nearly everyone has a camera, whether it’... More
  • Playing with isolation

    by Benliammelville | 23rd of July, 2015

    I just had my first taste of isolated photography, and I wanted to share just how easy it can be to try it out, even well before you attempt to produce any high quality shots. I used very few simple tools I literally had in my backpack. 1. An old canon powershot 120, a... More
  • More Images Accepted

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of July, 2015

    Hello Just a quickie to say that I've had a few more images accepted onto Dreamstime, so well onto my target of 100 online. I know rejections are a pain, but without them we could miss out on doing our very best work. I do appreciated that the whole aspect of photography... More
  • Interesting milestone - 5555 photos online

    by Thorken | 23rd of July, 2015

    Since yesterday is on my Dreamstime account interesting milestone: I have right 5555 photos online :-). The 5555th photo is: It´s nice number, but anyway I hope it will not be there too long O:-). See Article
  • Soap bubble bokehs

    by Vjrithwik | 21st of July, 2015

    In the recent times an old time lens from Meyer-Optik stable started gaining popularity among the new generation photographers. It was not for its sharpness or corner to corner resolving power. No nothing related to how modern days lens is assessed. But the popularity was... More
  • Surprise Inside?

    by Elianehaykal | 21st of July, 2015

    Have you ever taken a photo and got a surprise inside? Something you were totally unaware of its existence? An unexpected action as soon as the shutter went off? I took this photo a few months ago in Tuscany thinking that it's a cool gloomy photo of the foggy forest. When... More
  • Reaching 1800 sales finally

    by Digikhmer | 19th of July, 2015

      I finally reached thousand height hundred sales last week after full four years of presence in the Dreamstime community. Such a long, long curve of learning and improvement picture after picture. I am still learning to make better and better pictures. Dear buyers,... More
  • Introduction

    by Brandonbove2250 | 18th of July, 2015

    Hello! I am just introducing myself for i am new to this site! I love taking pictures of animals and also still photos of things such as flowers. I will always take constructive criticism and build on it so please let me know what you think! I am always looking for a... More
  • Learning to Be Your Own Worst Critic (Self-Critiquing Your Own Images)

    by Gracelife | 17th of July, 2015

       Finding someone to critique your work well is sometimes even harder than creating the work in the first place. If you’re like most people, you can’t rely on friends and family for unbiased critiques. They care for you, and therefore believe that everything you... More
  • New to stock photography? What should you do?

    by Benliammelville | 17th of July, 2015

    So you're checking out the world of stock photography, and you have no idea what to do? Here are a few good tips, from someone who is currently going through the same stage. 1. Read everything! Photography is full of creative helpful people, who have covered every subject... More
  • the Canadian Rockies secured my first 50 Images online!

    by Sam20140218 | 17th of July, 2015

    It has been a big learning curve to see what images were refused and which images were sold, however I am very happy that I now finally reached my target of 50 files online. I am working hard to increase my approval ratio and hopefully reach my next target of 50 images sold... More
  • Tour in my small town's weekly market in Morocco!

    by Truthservant | 17th of July, 2015

    Hello, I am new to Dreamstime and to photography as well. And I am interested in knowing your opinion about these photos I took in the weekly held market, in my small town, in Morocco.   You can buy dry wasted bread to feed your chicken..   medicinal herbs.... More
  • 7 Tips for Taking Better Sports Action Shots

    by Designroast | 16th of July, 2015

    Mastering sports photography and action shots in general can be a frustrating task. With moving targets, sometimes less-than-ideal lighting conditions, and money shots that only last for a split second before they disappear, action photography is really challenging. Here... More
  • Historical odyssey - rally reconstruction groups and historical groups

    by Kryspl | 16th of July, 2015

       Once a year in my small town in Kutno takes a big event. People come from all over the country and beyond Polish borders. In one place you can meet soldiers, weapons and traditions of many centuries and many countries. Next meeting will take place this weekend.... More

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