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  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... More
  • You Say 'Macro'. I Say Maybe...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of June, 2008

    What ever you call it, macro photography (taken with a macro lens or a micro lens as one manufacturer calls their macro lens) is NOT simply a close-up image. What’s the difference between "close-ups", "macros", and "micrographs"... More
  • Hair and Makeup in Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of April, 2008

    While reviewing a featured photographer's portfolio, I saw a perfect opportunity to write about the judicious use of makeup on women models. Nothing better illustrates how makeup can lend authenticity to a model in different situations than photographer Niderlander’s four... More
  • Working Together

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of September, 2007

    As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again. Styles in furniture... More
  • Fifty images of dreams and progress

    by Tenkende | 1st of May, 2015

    Hello everybody, it's my first post on Dreamstime Blog! I'm writing to share with you my joy about my first "important" upload milestone - 50 images online! I know that it may not seem important as there are a lot of portfolios on Dreamstime with 1000 and more images, but... More
  • 1st 100...Milestone!

    by Dolimac | 26th of April, 2015

    SO, I just realized the I passed the 100th vector illustration upload mark... months ago :) It's taken way too long to get here! ironically, this was image 100: breakin' on through again!   See Article
  • Before the season starts

    by Afrumgartz | 16th of April, 2015

    Mid-april in Siberia not the best time. It's already not winter but yet it's not really spring-time with grass and flowers. So before the season of green plants starts - some old pics       See Article
  • 180 files

    by Afrumgartz | 6th of April, 2015

      200 files milestone is close See Article
  • My First Submissions to Dreamstime

    by Yourlettertome | 3rd of April, 2015

    I think it was a web search that led me to Dreamstime originally, and that was when I first discovered this thing called microstock. I thought, OK, why not sort through all these photos that fill up my hard drive and see what I can add. At first that seemed like a simple... More
  • TWENTY THOUSAND SALES - My Story

    by Mrallen | 30th of March, 2015

    I've just passed another major milestone : Twenty Thousand Sales ! I've been a member since late August 2009, although up until the end of 2010 I had only uploaded a few images, just to see if Dreamstime membership was worthwhile. It was, so I then started adding... More
  • I'm back! -- New photos with Canon 70D

    by Dotlock | 18th of March, 2015

    I was away from photography for the past two years, working on my other career. However, I recently realized how much I missed photography -- and I'm back. Last month, in February 2015, I purchased a new camera (Canon 70D, a huge upgrade from my Panasonic Lumix with only... More
  • Woman SUPERhero

    by Alenalazareva | 24th of February, 2015

    Fantasy art by Alena Lazareva Woman superhero !             My artworks are published in magazines of different countries (England, Australia, Italy, Russia) : Photoshop Creative, ImagineFX, Advanced Photoshop, ArtBook Digital painters, Amazing Events, Hugi,... More
  • Newbie Alert!

    by Christac | 8th of February, 2015

    I've been taking pics all my life but didn't start getting serious about it until my first child was born in 1995. A year later I started a small bakery business specializing in cookie bouquets. I had a lot of fun and learned a lot staging my cookies for pictures for my brochures.... More
  • How I automated my microstock process and reached profit.

    by 445017 | 4th of February, 2015

    >  I have more than six months experience working on microstock. At The first weeks I had sent my photos via a web form, it was very slow and not convenient. Uploading of small amount of photos on just one stock took a bunch time and required constant control. Next, I learned... More
  • 200 images uploaded

    by Nguyenhoangyen | 2nd of February, 2015

    It's nothing when compare to others but I worked hard for this milestone. So excited! Keep fighting!!!   See Article
  • The Look

    by Brandinharris78 | 31st of January, 2015

      When Monty, the Dane and Nikko....the ..umm...well, when they first got together Monty really did not know what to think of her...He almost looked at her like a little rat..She had no fear of him as she would constantly try to bite on his lips..his tail..his nose..he... More
  • The meeting

    by Brandinharris78 | 29th of January, 2015

       When Monty was 5 months old, we decided to get him a little friend...We went to SICSA with every intention to walk out with a lab or labordoodle....to be honest, I wanted to walk out with every dog in there but I had to be realistic...we looked and we looked..then finally... More
  • The Labradoodle Fad

    by Brandinharris78 | 21st of January, 2015

    We all know fads can pop up anywhere or anytime...from the Atkin's diet to Tickle Me Elmo's to Pokemon Cards...nothing is exempt from them, including our furry little friends..Labradoodles, for example, are a cross between the Labrador Retriever and the Standard Poodle.... More
  • Cats don't have eyebrows

    by Brandinharris78 | 19th of January, 2015

        I want to get more pictures of my male tomcat Scratter, but since he IS a cat, he has no eyebrows..thus..showing no emotion..Emotionless cats make for boring pictures...so I came up with a plan..a Cat Photo trick...I simply just find the cat...because we all know... More
  • Odd Jobs ( which are aspired by no one )

    by Pranshth | 15th of January, 2015

    Theirs a great Indian saying ' NO JOB IS TOO BIG or SMALL' Meaning its not Stature of the work which matters , but knowledge , experience and expertise one acquires in such jobs matter.       Hard work , dedication and primarily passion towards the job matters.... More

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