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  • Copyright or Copycat?

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of September, 2007

    “If I have seen further (than other men), it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants,” is a quote attributed to Isaac Newton in reference to his dependency on Galileo’s and Kepler’s work in physics and astronomy. There is certain nobility in giving credit to the... More
  • The Photographer’s Creative Process

    by Gracelife | 2nd of September, 2015

      For many photographers, the hardest part of a photographic project is settling on an idea. Fine art photography isn't so much about snapping as many photos as you can in the hope that you get the perfect shot. Instead, a good project takes lots of time, thought and... More
  • Pattern uniqueness

    by Guernica | 27th of August, 2015

    Pattern is very important part of design principles, although it's simple its also very eye catchy, attractive and interesting can be used as background or in web banners and in other many uses, its a very favorite topic for many buyers and can get many sales : lines... More
  • Developing Your Photographic Style

    by Gracelife | 8th of July, 2015

          What makes a famous photographer famous? It’s not the gear he uses, and it’s normally not a single image, either. Most of the greatest photographers have a certain style that makes their images immediately recognizable. Style is the reason why you can pick... More
  • How do we know what type of pictures are needed?

    by Tempestz | 16th of April, 2015

    That is the million dollar question and albeit not an easy one to answer. It has been a while since I last wrote a blog article. I am not one to write about stuff that does not provide other contributors with useful information, suggestions or tips. I have spent the... More

    by Geoffreygreen46 | 30th of November, 2014

    So Ive been around the world, and seen flowers from Asia, America, Europe, Africa, and the list goes on and on. I have never found a flower as cool as the Lotus! It is an accent plant that can survive thousands of years as it has the rare ability to lie in stasis or hibernation... More
  • Creative Light (part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 4th of September, 2014

    I just re-read my original article about creative light (here). Given that there are over 25,000,000 stock images here at Dreamstime as I write this, using creative light has never been more important. Creative light in your photos... More
  • Bigar waterfall, Romania

    by Nikitu | 23rd of April, 2014

    Last week we visited the arid landscape of Arizona. It is time to move to greener pastures and we go to Romania, in Caras-Severin county, Nera Gorges - Beusnita National Park. We are exactly at the 45th parallel north and we are going to visit Bigar Waterfall, the miracle... More
  • A traveling foodie

    by Tempestz | 26th of October, 2013

    As mentioned in some of my other blogs, I have the unique opportunity to travel the world for my engineering day job. This has brought me to places throughout North America and Asia. During the course of my travels I have been exposed to a variety of unique foods, from... More
  • Finding A Niche

    by Teeimagination | 2nd of June, 2013

    Finding a niche is definitely important, preferably one that isn't over crowded already. At the same time, photographing what you love, is very important. So I find myself mixed between what I love and finding a "not so crowded" niche. I guess Im still looking for the... More
  • Shocked To Win the Dreamstime Assignment

    by Wisconsinart | 8th of May, 2013

    I like participating in the DT Assignments, it challenges you to do photography outside of your usual comfort zone and I think it's a great way to gain exposure because your accepted images become part of a unique collection. In past assignments I had images that I thought... More
  • Little Things Mean Alot!

    by Lifeontheside | 26th of February, 2013

    'Vision is the art of seeing something that is invisible to others' Jonathan Swift This blog is about the little things that alot of people don't ever see when looking at a subject. When alot of people look at a subject and take a photograph they focus on getting the... More
  • Why I just love Dreamstime

    by Robinstockphotos | 28th of January, 2013

    I'm new to stock photography and so far I haven't done photography seriously. It was just a hobby - snap whatever you like looking at or whatever looks beautiful. But since I decided to do it for some income (to buy more equipments, etc), I joined several... More
  • Create something new!

    by Vcarmstrong | 11th of June, 2012

    A couple weeks ago I was doing some research for an upcoming photoshoot with a pretty girl and a motorcycle. I knew the shoot would be in the evening so I did a search for "girl sexy sunset motorcyle". Much to my surprise, there were no silhouettes of girl with a motorcyle.... More
  • Occupy London Photos

    by Sydney | 12th of December, 2011

    I have been fascinated with Occupy London protesters camping site and the amazing opportunities it provides for photographers. Also, I have been able to find and capture so many variations of images each representing it's own message and unique in subject. This has made... More
  • Added to my HDR collection

    by Patl | 22nd of September, 2011

    Please take a look at the 4 new images that I added to my HDR collectionHDR Photos See Article
  • New image in HDR photo collection

    by Patl | 11th of June, 2011

    I've added a new image to my HDR photo collection, HDR Photos Please let me know what you think. See Article
  • Microstock Photography – A new Approach to ensure success?

    by Gbphotostock | 27th of September, 2010

    For the past four or five years that I’ve been submitting to the Microstock Photography market I had always said it was a numbers game. Therefore the more images that you uploaded to the libraries or agencies the more downloads you would get resulting in higher earnings.... More
  • Saturation, Invention, and a new old direction

    by Goosey | 10th of September, 2010

    So here we all are, slavishly adding new images to an ever increasing pile of creativity and opportunity. But how many times now is the same subject being captured from all perspectives, and how long will it be before we can't add a truly "new" image any more? As a 3D... More
  • Being Unique is Your Bright Future in Microstock

    by Petarneychev | 29th of July, 2010

    If you've been a part of microstock photography for more than a year then you already (should) know it - unique images sell best, competition is severe on all levels, it's increasingly harder to deliver more (creative) and better content at the same time. If you haven't... More

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