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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
  • First Photography Uploads!

    by Lmhphotography | 7th of October, 2015

    Hello everyone! I'm new to the Dreamstime community and would just like to share the overwhelming joy of my first photos being accepted on the website. I didn't expect ten, let alone twenty five! I only joined less than a week ago but I have been taking photos for... More
  • Milestone reached ... over 1,000 images uploaded

    by Oliver7perez | 7th of October, 2015

    Finally got over 1,000 images uploaded! Staying motivated, having fun, trying new things and working on increasing my production.         See Article
  • Soon to reach 300 - where do I go next?

    by Raulbaldean | 21st of September, 2015

    I am an older contributor but only recently I took thing a bit more serious. I had uploaded my first pics in 2009 pics and just waited to see what would happen to them. Things became interesting last year when I decided to upload more. Eventually I had more sales so I decided... More
  • Pickup truck and sports car 3d renderings

    by Zenox2d | 18th of September, 2015

    Here are my latest 3d renderings of my vehicle 3d models.Both models have been created with blender3d 2.75 version.Blender software now has it's own realistic rendering,so for my realistic renderings I've been using cycles rendering engine. The yellow one is my redesigned... More
  • Care for some sweets?!

    by Feriteglas | 13th of September, 2015

            or a sandwich ?   See Article
  • Dreamstime journey (8+ months)

    by Jimmytst | 31st of August, 2015

    Today, I received my second payment from Dreamstime. It's been a gritty and rewarding journey. Like running a marathon, perseverance and determination pays off, coupled with practice and inspiration from within and without. The support and guidance from the community... More
  • Over 2000 files

    by Zharate | 10th of August, 2015

    Two years ago I uploaded my first photo to DT. Since then, slowly but steadily I have been creating a portfolio of over 2000 images.   This project is still starting and gradually taking shape. Will try to increase the ratio of uploads and improve the quality of my images.... More
  • FIFA World Cups statistics with North American perspective

    by Leswrona | 26th of June, 2015

                FIFA World Cup is an international football (soccer) competition hold every four years for Men and Women playing is separate tournaments. The popularity of football around the world makes the FIFA World Cup the most watched single sporting... More
  • First 100 uploads

    by Adammeadows12 | 22nd of June, 2015

    today is my first milestone of 100 photo uploads . After uploading hundreds of photos and receiving disappointing rejects and I have learned about what to shoot and what not to shoot. The formula for successful photos and an increase in sales is the lessons learned from previous... More
  • Whatever happens, enjoy a better life

    by 11483899 | 29th of May, 2015

    >Today, open the computer, I thought my monitor is broken, my God, full of a green screen, the Chinese stock market dive. A lot of people in a bad mood, just to see the original photo shoot, two long green belt goody green K line, a pair of positive leisurely enjoy life.... More
  • Analyzing your own porfolio

    by Marinb | 28th of May, 2015

    Hi, guys. I joined Dreamstime from 2010. I can not say i made a fortune. Only $ 1.711. That is about $28,5/month. Hm... you can not feed your family from that money. But, yes, the fault is mine - my portfolio is a small one and i had months with no uploads. So, Dreamstime... 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

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