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  • First ever blog

    by Andrewtucker2311 | 23rd of April, 2016

    Hey Dreamstimers, This is my first blog post. I started Dreamstime about two years ago while I lived in the United Arab Emirates with my family. I'm a teenager who loves photography - I find it to be a hobby that de - stresses me. I wanted to make some money, and came across... More
  • Stock photography and mobile photography

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 23rd of April, 2016

    I'm starting to upload some images took with my phone during my travels or journeys... surprisingly found a million pictures laying in my phone camera roll that could be of stock interest. So, I tried with one of them that is the entrance of a themepark in Sicily, and... More
  • Bringing in the Birds

    by Melodyanne | 22nd of April, 2016

    Blue Birds are beautiful, but shy . . . they feed in my lawn regularly and I wanted very much to capture a few photos of them. The question was how to get close enough with the camera gear I own to get a good picture. First I established a feeding area near my house. I... More
  • Visit to Jordan

    by Fatema7864 | 22nd of April, 2016

    Jordan is a young state that occupies an ancient land, one that bears the traces of many civilizations. Separated from ancient Palestine by the Jordan River, the region played a prominent role in biblical history. It is among the most politically liberal countries of the... More
  • Turda Salt Mine - The Coolest Underground Places In The World

    by Andreistancu | 22nd of April, 2016

    It was classified with this title by Business Insider. Turda salt mine is located in Turda County, Transylvania - Romania and it’s a historical mine being first mentioned in year 1075. In 1780 there were five ogival mines in Turda. Salt exploitation in this mine was... More
  • Chinese food, food photography

    by Cowboyyang | 21st of April, 2016

      Not everyone will take a heavy SLR camera to eat every time, if you want to bring a reflective plate, or homemade light source, then it is more exaggerated. Can make good food, you will be able to take good photos. Light is the major problem of indoor shooting food, some... More
  • I am back

    by Billysiew | 21st of April, 2016

    Somehow and don't know why I have lost my interest of photography.. However, now my interest of photography is back. Now I am more on "astrophotography"... Share you some of my recent photos:       More
  • A Dream(stime) come true

    by Amitai | 20th of April, 2016

    I've been a member of DT since 2005.   (My best selling image of all times - Istanbul old city) Over the years I have tried numerous approaches to stock photography. I've tried shooting models. I've tried food photography, pet photography and even baby photography.... More
  • Long Weekend in Amsterdam

    by Luisfgil | 18th of April, 2016

      Holiday on Friday or Monday? It is great to spend the long weekend in Amsterdam! Explore by foot its streets and canals, be amazed by the architecture and organization. Go to Noordmarkt on Saturday and buy directly from farmers or check the high streets selling their... More
  • 1 year on Dreamstime.

    by Am4367 | 16th of April, 2016

    In April it's been one year since I became an author on Dreamstime. I have for sale 385 photos. For the year 3 purchased file, I earned 4.5 $. What can I say? I do not know whether to continue.  See Article
  • 200 images!

    by 2700art | 15th of April, 2016

    >  The last batch I got accepted marked my 200 images milestone. Despite this great achievement I feel a little disappointed that I have only 35 sales. Is this a good amount? Should I be happy with how things are rolling along? I feel that I have a pretty strong database... More
  • Victory day May 9

    by Romeojuly | 14th of April, 2016

    May 9, 1945 in Berlin signed the capitulation of Germany ... Fascism and Nazi Germany was stopped ! ... During the Second World War is an instrument used to protect the sky over our homeland from attacks lyuftvafee sometimes also used for shooting light and medium tanks... More
  • To my first $100 in sales

    by Winnietam | 13th of April, 2016

    My jellyfish image taken from Monterey aquarium gave me another important Dreamstime milestone today! How fitting that this image was taken almost one year ago today.    See Article
  • Happy birthday

    by Korat_cn | 13th of April, 2016

       When you start creating illustrations for microstock you have to put inside something that sells, right? So, what? Happy Birthday illustrations? Merry Christmas and Happy Easter? And maybe Valentines and so on... But when you have hundreds of images the "... More
  • Rainbow blue sky

    by Rainbowblue | 13th of April, 2016

      I am a little horse that run across the grassland. I am a butterfly too that fly freedom in the sky. I am a fish that swim freedom on the sea. I am ..... I am feeling the land and the sky and others that are so broad and awesome that let me discover all are different... More
  • Lightroom and Photoshop, let's share opinions and tips!

    by Diego Fiore | 13th of April, 2016

    Hi all! Even though I registered here in 2013, I started uploading images just some weeks ago. All the 251 images currently in my portfolio are without any development with Photoshop (including those down here), because I though it was really not necessary.    ... More
  • Co-operation from Farm Animals

    by Melodyanne | 12th of April, 2016

    One of the most important keys to getting good photos of farm animals is understanding the animal you're working with and knowing its environment. The following photo was originally taken for an assignment demonstrating ways to use up produce that would otherwise be wasted.... More
  • 400 online...few steps closer to next milestone!

    by Mangalika | 12th of April, 2016

    Happy to see the 400th image online in my portfolio and gearing up to touch next milestone of 500 as soon as possible! Many thanks to the entire Dreamstime community and fellow photographers for being so happening here! Your images and interesting stories inspire a lot of... More
  • Things I learn while shooting for stock - Part 1: out on the streets

    by Unteroffizier | 8th of April, 2016

    When I first handled a digital camera, I did not know to surf the internet for information on camera operations, nor how to look for information on understanding the concepts and relations between shutter speed, aperture and ISO. The internet wasn't saturated with such information... More
  • Thank you to all our buyers

    by Tempest1 | 7th of April, 2016

    I would like to thank all our buyers.         See Article

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