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  • Another great adventure around the world with Belgrade, Serbia, Podgorica, Montenegro and much more!

    by Rjlerich | 19th of May, 2015

    Just back from another international adventure with my camera covering Madrid, Grand Canary Island, Serbia, Montenegro and, one of my regular necessities, Paris. I'll be the firs to admit I am a lucky guy to be able to take off on adventure at will and I do so quite... More
  • Selling in stead of buying

    by Kitneyi | 19th of May, 2015

    I have always come to Dreamstime to look for images to use in design work, and always admired the work of the people selling their images. I have been fascinated by photography and media work. Eventually I got a camera and decided to also contribute to the world of stock... More
  • Storage Options

    by Kingtrac | 17th of May, 2015

    Hi Everyone, I am in the market for a new storage device. I have a Network Attached Storage Device that I was very happy with until it became about two thirds full, then it became unreliable. I liked the Network Attached Storage solution because it was very convenient... More
  • Starting Out

    by Can88tread | 16th of May, 2015

    I have been getting more into taking photos over the past five years. In a lot of ways it is a very spontaneous act, but at the same time not at all. Great photos can come out of planning all these details to make it just right and often there will be some great photos. My... More
  • My first sale

    by Kikiritkata | 15th of May, 2015

    A couple of days ago I sold my very first image. It is a drawing of mine that I did four years ago. As every other new contributor I was anxious and didn't have the patience and constantly asked myself: When will I finally sell something?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!? I would like to... More
  • First Two Photos Approved-Yeah

    by Annacartiga | 15th of May, 2015

        Of course these are cropped to fit in this message, lol You can see the full versions under my username. These were taken with a ZTE Zmax at 8MP in broad daylight with very little editing. Working on getting a new digital camera, but love my fujifilm... More
  • Retirement was my connection to photography. What was your connection?

    by Debratos | 14th of May, 2015

    I retired from my "job" and now I'm a photographer! Yay   PLEASE READ ON Over the past few months I've been struggling with the question, "what is retirement"? Is it quitting your job? Is it collecting a pension? Is it the beginning of a new, fun career? Is it... More
  • And now 800 photos on line!

    by Marcociannarel | 14th of May, 2015

        and starting from now I have 800 pictures on line on DT! and sales starts to increase :-) See Article
  • The celebration of the 70th anniversary of Victory Day

    by Aynursib | 14th of May, 2015

      2015 is a jubilee year of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945 in Russia (the Soviet Union in those days). This date is celebrated in Russia on a large scale, especially in big cities.   Villagers watched the big celebration on TV. But we celebrated... More
  • My first 10 sales!

    by Avenikolas | 13th of May, 2015

    I know that for many people here it´s only ten sales nothing, but I´m so happy today. I´ve earned more than eleven dollars and this experience keeps me continuing. I hope now it will be more and more easier and faster. :)   My first sold picture was this editorial... More
  • PROFESSIONAL CAREER IN PHOTOGRAPHY. JUST A FEW STEPS

    by Cathconvey | 13th of May, 2015

    Recently I’ve been reading several articles on how famous photographers built their professional careers. I discovered that actually many people took a few very similar steps on their way up to the top. Step one – shooting celebrities (not Hollywood stars Like... More
  • SHOOTING EDITORIALS IN RAW. MY EXPERIENCE

    by Cathconvey | 12th of May, 2015

    I shoot many editorials, and I used RAW format very rare for that, due to several reasons. My logic was that I need to shoot many pictures of the same event, so I would have many photos and JPG format suits better for than because files are smaller. Another reason was... More
  • Country life is the best life-style for health

    by Wxh6763 | 11th of May, 2015

    When I saw the assignment this month I have more thoughts for my photography life. We live in cities for our life, work, study and love, marriage, childbearing, there is always all kinds of pressure and annoyance. Why don't we go to countryside and enjoy the fresh air and... More
  • My Assignment Photos

    by Earlydawnphotography | 11th of May, 2015

    I am new to Dreamstime, have only been here for a month, and so I was very excited this morning when I saw that two of the three files I submitted for this month's assignment were approved!     I own a small herd of Nubian dairy goats and love to photograph them.... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part I)

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of May, 2015

      I have been asked two different times recently as to how to get started in wildlife photography and how my photographs are so sharp? I of course gave the obligatory answers about shutter speed, aperture, a good tripod and practice, but this has unfolded into larger... More
  • Asian dreamstime contributors

    by Colombotraveler | 9th of May, 2015

    like to know about asian photographers and contributors . . post your best image in Asia my    See Article
  • Photos That Bring Back Memories

    by Steveacer | 8th of May, 2015

    The other day I saw some old classic cars that brought back some good memories for me.   The car in the background is an Austin 1100 and was the first car that I ever drove.   The Ford Escort MK1 was the car that I passed my test in at 17.   My families... More
  • Your chance to be in history,magnificent historic architecture @India

    by Singhlens | 8th of May, 2015

    Your chance to be in history,magnificent historic architecture @India. India is a country well known for rich history and is a host of famous historic landmarks, absolute larger than life buildings, visit to the places takes you back in the history, it is like you are... More
  • MY NEW MILESTONE ACHIEVED! 7K ONLINE IMAGES!

    by Photozlaja | 7th of May, 2015

    I'd like to say hello to all photographers and of course the users of these photos! The purpose of my reporting is that I would like to share with you the joy of my new goal that has been achieved, 7000 online images. I am very happy to advance in the stock photography,... More
  • Myths of the Microstock Industry

    by Wisconsinart | 6th of May, 2015

    It is a constant for new contributors joining Dreamstime so there are always people who are beginning their journey into the business of commercial photography. And thus, many of them invariably ask the same questions over and over as they seek answers for being successful... More

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