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  • Inflating my portfolio

    by Vacilando | 24th of January, 2016

    Hey folks, even my Dreamstime account is already older than three years, I used it rarely in the past. So I only had some few photos in it with a low number of sales... of course. Now, since November 2015 I have been uploading new photos and stock footage almost daily... More
  • Introducing myself

    by Romansgallery | 22nd of January, 2016

    Hi. My name is Roman Gomez. My life can essentially be broken up into thirds. The first third was spent in my native country of El Salvador. I grew up working on the family farm every day, exposed to the raw beauty of nature. I immigrated to the US when war tore my country... More
  • One small step

    by Thanakrits15 | 21st of January, 2016

    Tuesday, the 19th seemed to be just like any other day, with some lecture, papers, and all the fun stuff that comes with university life. But that morning was also the first time I have ever had a sale on dreamstime! It was only for 58 cents, at an "extrasmall" resolution.... More
  • Photography Note #1 : Colour Displaying Problem

    by Salawin | 19th of January, 2016

    I always shoot with Adobe RGB colour space and have a problem about incorrect colours displaying on my mobile phone. I have tried so many ways to make my final image have the same colour displaying on both my PC (Colour Profile supported device) and my mobile phone (Colour... More
  • Fireworks Photography Tips

    by Creativei | 19th of January, 2016

        I have just published a blog about How to Photograph Fireworks? in Middle East based Blogging Community Website, www.myblogs.pw Since the website owner doesn't allow to post the content in other sites, I'm inviting you to read it from that site... More
  • Your Stock Photo Workflow

    by Cgardinerphotos | 19th of January, 2016

    We don't get paid for micro stock photography by the hour so being efficient with your time is the most important thing of all. One of the important things to consider as you dedicate more time to stock photography is the workflow you use to do it. There are no right or... More
  • 5 years DT

    by Martingraf | 18th of January, 2016

    Time runs - and I reckon 5 years doing something continuously without giving up is something to be a bit proud of. There are contributors who do far more uploads but I do this for fun - to learn - and I reckon I have learned heaps here. So a big thank you to all my DT friends,... More
  • Who buys your photos?

    by Bragearonsen | 17th of January, 2016

    Have you ever wondered who actually buys your photos and what they are used for? I have. I occasionally google my own name to see if I can track down any usage of my photos, just for fun. Recently I discovered that one of my photos from beautiful Petra in Jordan was used... More
  • Stock Photography Secret 1

    by Habibnawaz | 17th of January, 2016

    Long before in a magazine I saw a security camera Ad. It has a picture of room, interior was out of focus but an ant stealing a large piece of bread was well focused. After I jumped into Stockphoto industry that Ad revealed me a big secret. When you get a lot of energy... More
  • New rotation templates for Illustrator

    by Dacascas | 16th of January, 2016

      Hi there! I want to show you a new Magic Wheel Templates for Adobe Illustrator which creates rotation effects while drawing. See this video: YouTube You can free download these templates on MAI Tools: mai-tools.com Now you can make circular patterns, round... More
  • 4,001 Sales!

    by Aviahuismanphotography | 15th of January, 2016

      What a nice surprise! Today when I logged into Dreamstime I saw that I had 4,001 sales!   Woooo hoooo! Here are some of the images that got me to this wonderful number:                 Cheers! More
  • 200 uploads

    by Tempest1 | 12th of January, 2016

    Today I reached my small mile stone for my self by having 200 images online. This was not an easy task for a beginner       See Article
  • Excited for one download

    by Leonwang302 | 10th of January, 2016

    That felt excited some one download one of my pictures since I signed in Dreamstime December 2th. That was my first picture to sell in my life although 35 penny. but better than nothing:) ,I have never thought that would be happened. I bought a small A6000 last new... More
  • Birds of Prey Collection

    by Rettart | 10th of January, 2016

    Hi everyone, I've just created my first collection of flying predators. I chose only headshot portraits with high closeup. Various species, photographers and frames. For me, the end result is amazing. Below Dreamstime collection Link: Click here --> Birds of Prey collection... More
  • No time, no photos...

    by Thorken | 6th of January, 2016

    In past few month I have post less photos than usually. I had no time... and when I had time, there was no will or strength. That leads me to a question: How much time is for making, repairing, posting and describing one photo? I haven´t measured it. I just guess. Making... More
  • Why scientific image are less popular in stock photography

    by Dhermendratiwari | 6th of January, 2016

    Many medicine and pharma or other science companies are existing but still the available scientific images stocks are very limited or less popular. Why it's less interesting for stock.                More
  • 600 Images on Dreamstime

    by Umdash9 | 5th of January, 2016

    I am pleased to have reached a significant goal of 600 images on Dreamstime, Iset this goal of 600 images as the minimum amount to start thinking about stock photography as an income. My first accepted image Dubrovnik cable car 10/02/2013     More
  • Ten a day

    by Inyrdreams | 4th of January, 2016

    I am pleased to say I have reached a milestone of 2,611 images on dreamstime, and as many of us know, it is not easy! We may have the best of intentions, be the best photographer, work hard, chain ourselves to the computer, but so many of us also have family and other jobs... More
  • My Favorite Editorials

    by Vintagepix | 4th of January, 2016

    We all try so hard to exclude people and trademarks from our images but some of my favorite shots are editorials and sell to those who just want them for their own photos albums. Here are a couple of my favorites.      More
  • 300th accepted photo!

    by Rob3rt82 | 3rd of January, 2016

    I have reached my 300th upload today, on 3rd of January 2016! I'm very happy that my acceptance ratio is 84.5% but I'm a little bit disappointed with my sales, just 69 since Q1 of 2014. I hope that 2016 to be much better and I am looking forward to reach the next two milestones... More

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