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  • A Great City - Vancouver BC

    by Jackbluee | 12th of April, 2015

    Vancouver may be not as famous as London, or Paris, or New York, yet it is a real great city. It has everything that a big city can offer, such as big museums, stylish architecture, marvelous city parks, etc. In fact, it is the nicest new city I've ever visited. What... More
  • Obligatory "10th Sale" Post

    by Winnietam | 28th of March, 2015

          Excited to have my 10th sale, first as an exclusive photographer. I know it's still nothing to the more accomplished Dreamstimers but I'm working on it! What's extra nice was this was taken in my hometown of Vancouver, BC during a beautiful... More
  • Travel to Yerevan - Part 2, Armenia

    by ImagesLib | 25th of February, 2015

    This is the second part of travel to Yeravan. Yerevan is the capital and largest city of Armenia and one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities. The history of Yerevan dates back to the 8th century BC, with the founding of the fortress of Erebuni in 782... More
  • Travel to Yerevan, Armenia

    by ImagesLib | 11th of January, 2015

    Yerevan is the capital and largest city of Armenia and one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities. The history of Yerevan dates back to the 8th century BC, with the founding of the fortress of Erebuni in 782 BC by king Argishti I at the western extreme of the... More
  • SEA LION ADVENTURES! FROM PROJECT 007

    by Project007 | 7th of November, 2014

             HI EVERYONE ! I WANTED TO SHARE MY ADVENTURES WITH THE SEA LIONS ON MY LAST TRIP TO VANCOUVER! IT WAS THE PLAN TO JUST GO FOR A HIKE ALONG THE OCEAN THAT DAY AND CAPTURE PICTURES OF THE VIEW. WELL, AS I HIKED UP THE HILL, I SAW THERE WAS A HUGE... More
  • Keywording is your name....

    by AuthenticCreations | 13th of January, 2014

    Importance of relevant keywording. I understand that this topic is covered well and that we all know that keywording is important for our search ranking to create extra exposure. Clients will find your images faster and the chance for a sale increases.... More
  • Why should photographers consider buying a Camper van ?

    by Davidwatmough | 12th of September, 2013

    I was recently at Motormania a meeting of vintage cars and vehicles held on 1st September at Grantown on Spey in Scotland . There were over 300 interesting cars some very old and some relatively new. Among them was this Bedford Autosleeper 'born' in 1972 so about... More
  • My Mom Went To Cuba (And Left Me Behind!)

    by Angelaostafichuk | 1st of September, 2013

    Earlier on this year my mom took a trip to Cuba. It was a much deserved (and needed trip) as she hadn't travelled by herself for well over thirty years. I wish she would have gone earlier...but it's never too late to try something new. I stay behind to hold the fort... More
  • Visit Sibiu - Transylvania

    by Marugod83 | 8th of February, 2013

    Hello, I managed to edit a part of the pictures took last year at Sibiu. It still one of my favorite european city and I don't saying this because I'm romanian :). I created a collection with the photos. Here below, some examples (there will be more pictures, specialy... More
  • Beyond the Rule of Thirds; Vanishing Points

    by Chanevy | 30th of June, 2012

    The rule of thirds is an indispensable guideline for composing commercial images, but there are other options out there! Have you tried using vanishing points to create perspective in your photographs? This is a concept that is used frequently in drawings and illustrations,... More
  • RELEVANT Relevancy Searches

    by Clarsen55 | 14th of May, 2012

    I take changes here at dreamstime with a grain of salt...the administration usually does a good job of testing and tweaking until the change is fair and positive. BUT recently I have noticed a distinct downgrade in many of my images appearance in a search. When "buyer searched... More
  • The key word for keywords is: Simplicity

    by Mark6138 | 3rd of May, 2012

    Wherever I have information available about the terms used by buyers to select an image they have invariably used one of the simplest terms in my keywords list. Recent sales for me that highlight this include the terms 'gravel path' and 'headphones' as well as 'inhaler'... More
  • This is how I keyword...

    by Miraclemoments | 27th of April, 2012

    Key wording can be very intimidating...you sit, you think and wonder what to type and when you have typed all the words you can possible think about you still have only scratched the surface of what the image is all about. You try and think what a possible buyer might... More
  • Best of BRASOV

    by Marugod83 | 27th of February, 2012

    I would like to share with you my love for the beautiful medieval town of Brasov. This is my favourite city. Placed in the center of Romania, in the well-known Transylvania, it has a reach historical background and his medieval atmosphere it is very well preserved.... More
  • Thinley Lundup, a star of Oscar nominated movie 'Caravan'

    by Bhutri | 27th of January, 2012

    Thinley Lundup is a star of Oscar nominated movie 'Caravan' also known as' Himalaya'.In 1999, "Caravan" was nominated in the best foreign film category in 72nd Oscar Academy Awards , a feat that no Nepali film has been able to repeat since.Caravan is a movie by French photographer... More
  • My first upload

    by Candleblood | 11th of December, 2011

    For my first post I thought it would be a good idea to present the first photo I uploaded here at Dreamstime and write a few words about it. Right now I have 23 photos uploaded, but this one's my favorite :) It was taken in the mountains, at 1410m high in Transylvania.... More
  • Eight reasons why I have chosen an exclusive on Dreamstime

    by Lobe | 17th of August, 2011

    Though I have started to sell the photos more recently and at me while only one sale, I have found eight well-founded reasons for an exclusive on an extreme measure: (I Am sorry for my English) 1 Saving of time This point is obvious. Who supplies only one agency,... More
  • Isolated in Stock Language

    by Dudau | 27th of July, 2011

    I'm not a big fan of photographing isolated objects, but from my experience as a buyer for three years, I feel pretty qualified for writing on this subject. So here it is: "Isolated" in Microstock Language means plain, shadowless, easy to remove background. So, when you'... More
  • The importance of right keyword

    by Joezachs | 15th of July, 2011

    People get agitated when they see wrong keyword notification in their in box and some of them respond in an aggressive manner. This a reply I had to send to one such member: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - “This is not targeting... More
  • Tips for buyers...

    by Bradcalkins | 11th of April, 2011

    I usually write blogs for the benefit of other photographers, but here is one for the buyers :) Basically, in trying to find my own images and how they rank in the results I've learned a few tricks to find things. 1. Advanced search, aka the 'Dreamfinder' ! In case you... More

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