• Home
  • Blogs
  • Stock Photography Blog & Community Forum

Stock Photography Articles about useful & Community Forum

  • photography with the canon "pancake" 40 mm

    by Physi28 | 3rd of August, 2014

    Due to health limitations during the past months I passed from traveling far abroad with my 300 mmm f2.8 canon lens and the canon 5D III, heavy (!) to stay near to my home and use exclusively a 40 mm "pancake" lens from Canon. This inexpensive little lens hardly protrudes... More
  • Old lamp

    by Brocko | 9th of January, 2014

    Sometimes blackouts are welcome. You can find that old things like this gas lamp can be useful if you have it around... See Article
  • Dreamstime Is The Best

    by Cheese365 | 29th of November, 2013

    I may still be new to DT but... after trawling other similar sites I have decided DT is definitely the best! With DT you get; Help and support from members via comments. This is really useful and informative. Referrals system - just great! Easy to use site - even... More
  • 1st sale!

    by Fredbro | 4th of March, 2013

    Hello everyone, Lately, I just made my 1st sale on Dreamstime, about a month after I uploaded my first pictures on the site. I just got 0.35$ richer! 35 cents is not much, but to know that someone found my picture and thought it could be useful in some way is just a great... More
  • Concept of Simplicity

    by Jdanne | 7th of October, 2012

    One of my favorite concept is: SIMPLICITY. Keep it - stupidly - simple. Of course, such photos will never get an award nor will be accepted for assignment. They are neither first class nor fine art nor really charming. But they are useful. Here are a few - very simple... More
  • Sales on Dreamstime

    by Alexandru86 | 20th of August, 2012

    Well not long time ago I joined dreamstime, and I was happy as I can be when my first photo was accepted. Since then i have 4 accepted,and i know it is not much. I studied the site and I tried to see what are the most popular photos and which type has a big volume of sales.... More
  • Finding "Real" Models All Around You

    by Peanutroaster | 13th of June, 2012

    I had to chuckle when I ran across a stock photograph with the title "Real Man on the Phone". Real man? Like in the tongue in cheek book from a few years back "Real Men Don't Eat Quiche?" All models are real human beings right? Well, guess the point of the term... More
  • Just click at "Useful" for useful articles

    by Neerajarora | 13th of March, 2012

    I am not too much in writing blogs but always read useful articles. Some of those were really helpful and improved my thinking and my skills. Here my opinion is, we should encourage the author by clicking at "useful" link if article has helped us. It let the author understand,... More
  • Thanks!!!

    by Dani74 | 6th of October, 2011

    Finally my 50th uploads! it was very hard to reach this level (many and many refused pics), but, here I am at last! Hope it will be an encouragement to reach ever best results :-) Thanks Dreamstime and thanks all for articles inside blogs very usefull for beginners like... More
  • Very useful subscription sales

    by Nicku | 23rd of June, 2011

    In this article i want to talk about how useful are the subscription sale on DT unique level based system.... Two months ago around 70% of my sales were sub sales; at that time i was very frustrated about that ( at one time almost 20 sub. sales in a row). In a forum... More
  • Business Pictures Collection

    by Malajscy | 8th of June, 2011

    Take a look at my new collection: "Business Collection" And have a look at some pictures from this collection: Do you find this pictures useful, or thre's enough of this stuff on microstock? Please send som comments. More
  • How to Include Images in Blog Comments

    by Elianehaykal | 16th of January, 2011

    A simple & straight-to-the-point blog. 1- click any of the "insert image" icons. I'll use the left one to illustrate [ imgl ] [ imgl ] 2- Insert the image ID in the pop-up box. 3- Delete the "l" from both [ imgl ] or the "r" from both [ imgr ] in case you clicked "insert... More
  • Super Steady Shot (Part 2)

    by Indy2320 | 30th of August, 2010

    As a follow up to my last article on Aug. 29th by the same name i have had some more images accepted.I thought i would share these images as an example to the potential uses of the feature Sony calls Super Steady Shot.If your camera has the same feature whatever the manufacturer... More
  • More useful sources for food photographers

    by Tanyae | 19th of August, 2010

    About a year ago I posted about Lou Manna's work, which can be the great source of inspiration for all who are keen on food photography. Today I'd like to share some more useful (of course, from my POV) links: the first one is to the interview with Jennifer Davick who... More
  • Keywording Tool

    by Radivoje | 4th of July, 2010

    Useful tool for adding suitable keywords for your photos or illustrations. Yuri Arcurs -the best selling microstock artist, programmers, design a web-based system that makes keywording your images with high quality keywords as simple as can be. Here is the link, CHECK IT... More
  • lights

    by Dmccale | 4th of May, 2010

    For others like me that do not have the extra bucks for all of the equipment we would like. I found this site very useful. Lighting is very important in taking photos. I struggle with it often. If you do not have natural lights or just want to try something new… Check... More
  • Adventures in Microstock/Handy Tips

    by Ponytail1414 | 13th of October, 2009

    Your new images have been approved and are probably online by now! You were up till 2am honing and polishing them, carefully keywording, and making sure there is ZERO DIGITAL NOISE BECAUSE WE ALL KNOW WHAT HAPPENS TO NOISY PHOTOS DON'T WE. You go to Dreamstime to see... More
  • Illustration: how to create fresh view on wide-spread topic

    by Olyashevchenko | 26th of July, 2009

    All the best-seller contributors create artworks almost at the same topics: business, holidays, shopping etc. It is understood because these topics are commercial (that's why we all are here:). But what to do if you decide to draw something extremely new on very common subject?... More
  • My new blog about photography...

    by Ting890 | 26th of July, 2009

    Although I am not a pro, even not a half-pro, I just opened this blog yesterday. As I have done some reseaches before on how to take good / creative photos, I will post the skills on my blog later. I think they are useful and hope that they will be useful on your (image)... More
  • How to Make a Good Picture Better

    by Janeedward | 9th of July, 2009

    There are times when we take a picture that is good, but we know and realize that it could be better. Follow these easy steps to make any good picture better. 1.CROP - Take the image that you’re working with and crop the image so that the focal point stands out more... More

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

questions, meet answers

Join the discussion in the Dreamstime photography forum. Learn from, and share with, hundreds of professional stock photographers just like you!

Photography Forums