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  • Your business models look old and ugly

    by Tangie |

    Don't get mad, they're still young and beautiful, they just pose, dress and look oldfashioned. Here are a few things you need to pay attention to when working with models for a business photo shooting: 1. The right expression     Don't you find fake forced smiles... More
  • Your Stock Photo Workflow

    by Cgardinerphotos |

    We don't get paid for micro stock photography by the hour so being efficient with your time is the most important thing of all. One of the important things to consider as you dedicate more time to stock photography is the workflow you use to do it. There are no right or... More
  • Hell in Paradise

    by Alexandr822 |

    My previous blog article was about amazing tropical beautiful views you can find at Maldives and pictures you can take here. Some people call this place Heaven on earth, Paradise, sunny side of life and so on. Maldives it is one of the top honeymoon destinations. It is... More
  • Beautiful photos

    by Popsidoodle |

    A photographer is invited to a dinner party. When he arrives the hostess says, "I've seen your beautiful photos. You must have a very good camera." After the meal she says to the photographer, "How did you like your dinner?" He responds, "It was delicious, you must have... More
  • Published!!

    by Clewisleake |

       So I was at home in Memphis, Tennessee sitting in a waiting room for an appointment, getting bored I decided to pick up a magazine to kill some time. Thumbing through the pages of "Memphis Magazine", I came across an image that looked oddly familiar, low and behold... More
  • Photography Note #1 : Colour Displaying Problem

    by Salawin |

    I always shoot with Adobe RGB colour space and have a problem about incorrect colours displaying on my mobile phone. I have tried so many ways to make my final image have the same colour displaying on both my PC (Colour Profile supported device) and my mobile phone (Colour... More
  • Basic camera equipment for a small indoor event shoot assignment.

    by Unteroffizier |

    If you ever wondered if you need to have plenty of high end camera gears for a small to moderate indoor event function (e.g a solemnization or small wedding) then I will like to share some in the list according to my past working experiences. (1)The camera body. A full... More
  • Good Friday for the Traveller

    by Shivani1997 |

    If you love travelling around and discovering new places inside out then festive season is the best time for you. During this time you can get acquainted with every aspect of a place be it music, local cuisines or culture. Everything is at it’s prime. The best time of discovering... More
  • New rotation templates for Illustrator

    by Dacascas |

      Hi there! I want to show you a new Magic Wheel Templates for Adobe Illustrator which creates rotation effects while drawing. See this video: YouTube You can free download these templates on MAI Tools: mai-tools.com Now you can make circular patterns, round... More
  • In front of our nose

    by Physi28 |

    When I began uploading my first photos at Dreamstime (that was in 2010) I was not yet understanding what makes an image capable of being sold. My idea was to shoot as many different animal species as possible and the more rare and unknown the better. I confused... More
  • Reached 100 sales at Dreamstime :)

    by Saletomic |

    Hello everyone! Few days ago we reached 100 sales at Dreamstime. This is the 101st picture sold in the meantime:    This is one of the last files accepted:    I cannot be satisfied with the sales on Dreamstime in comparison to the other stock sites, but... More
  • First level 5 pictures

    by Sebastian423 |

    Hey dear DT buyers and contributors I just wanted to share my first two most successful pictures. Both are now at level 5. Interesting thing is that I've used one of them as a background in the other :) The sky itself is being purchased for the same reason i think it... More
  • Big sales on my Birthday ! :)

    by TMarchev |

    Hello today I have birthday and morning started with TWO TIFF file sold :) Thanks to Dreamstime and all contributors! Files sold:     Have a nice day! See Article
  • How I prepare for a shoot

    by Kyrajk |

      This simple photo actually took 3 people to produce! I had my little sister making me different colours of water with food colouring while my little cousin was finding dishes to take this photo in and running around scouting out syringes to pour the coloured water from,... More
  • My render of Planet Earth SOLD 300 TIMES!

    by TMarchev |

    Here is my bestseller of my portfolio :)       It's old file but sold a lot each month... now reach 300 sales and that makes that file one of best sellers in dreamstime of planer earth. I have others very good renders but they are new and not sold... More
  • How to find models who will work for free

    by Sleepylog |

    Who needs models who will work for free?    If you aren't one of the lucky few who can afford to pay models for their services, then you've probably answered with a resounding 'I do!', and if you have, then read on because I'm about to tell you where to find such elusive... More
  • Stock Photography Secret 1

    by Habibnawaz |

    Long before in a magazine I saw a security camera Ad. It has a picture of room, interior was out of focus but an ant stealing a large piece of bread was well focused. After I jumped into Stockphoto industry that Ad revealed me a big secret. When you get a lot of energy... More
  • 8 "night" sales!

    by Msalena |

    Till today, while reading blogs about 5,6,7...etc downloads at once, I felt.....mmmmm... a little bit envious, wondering "Does it really happen?!" I was sure that such nice surprises are not for me. Till today the best selling day brought me 3 sales and I remember I was as... More
  • Maldives from dawn till dusk

    by Salawin |

    Here are a dozen of my favourite shots taken at one resort in the Maldives. I really had a great time there and I never forget every moment there from dawn till dusk. The beautiful lights and colours of twilight skies, the fantastic clouds, the white sand, the turquoise sea.... More
  • Back Again!!

    by Kyrajk |

    Hey fam so I would tell you all that I'm new to Dreamstime but then you could see how long my pics have been up for and call BS. I did upload a few pictures over the summer and then I got busy, and now I'm back! I still barely have any idea what I'm doing or how this works... More

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