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  • Hint to get more model releases from strangers of street photography

    by Lifeontheside |

    Hi everyone, Thought I would share my hints with you about how I build up model releases for my photos , especially photos that I take on the street, beach or whereever of virtual strangers. Let's take the beach for a perfect setting. If I plan a day at the beach,... More
  • #Roaring25, a trip down memory lane

    by Malinash |

    It seems like yesterday to us that moment, 10 years ago, when Dreamstime, in its current form, was born. Transitioning to microstock can be hard, but when you start with a team of people who are young, innovative and willing, things will take shape pretty fast. Before... More
  • Image Adoption

    by Celiaak |

    It is always a joy to know one of our forgoten images fallen in to level 0 threshold has been adopted (AKA sold). I don't mind if it is a credit sale or a subscription sale. I feel happy just to know someone took the time to find it and the image is good... More
  • The Long Walk and Taking Pictures of Nothing for Composites

    by Wisconsinart |

    Two years ago I moved into the house where I currently live and it's a place on the edge of the metropolitan area. Here the subdivisions crash into farmland so you get a mix of neighborhoods and fields corn, depending on which street you're on. I like to go for walks, mainly... More
  • People photoshoot

    by Matthiase |

    I did a awesome photoshoot with one of my new models a week ago. Here's some of the images:). The images turned out great and I'm looking forward to work with this model again.       See Article
  • Close to 4000 Images Online!

    by Eric1513 |

    After 8 years on Dreamstime (I joined August 2006), I am close to having 4000 images online. I have about 70 uploaded and waiting for review and plan on uploading another 40-50 before the month is over. My goal is to reach 4000 before the end of September. Wish me luck.... More
  • SO EXCITED ONE OF MY PICS GOT EDITORS CHOICE

    by Lifeontheside |

    Well, I am just so thrilled and have to share. When I logged onto my account I was so excited to find that one of my photographs had received Editors Choice. What an honour to be included among some of the most truly amazing images in this section. I was not expecting... More
  • Make us smile!

    by Heathse |

    OK, so you've had no sales, can't get even one image accepted for the assignment and it's raining hard on the one day you took off this month for photography! (Yes that's me!) Don't get depressed, I know there are loads of very witty characters on DT so turn to your funny... More
  • Moving from technically right to artistically interesting

    by Actina |

    I started to learn photography in January 2013 with a 3 months intensive school, when I learned the basics, and after the school I kept learning from different tutorials and books, trying out what I learned. Finally, after I changed entry level cropped frame Nikon to full... More
  • Get Busy Living - Life Sells !!!

    by Lifeontheside |

              I am asked these questions so often : So what are stock photos? What should I be shooting? What is most popular? What are designers looking for? What photos sell the best? Does it sound familiar, or maybe you too are asking the same questions. I... More
  • Creative Light (part 2)

    by Eric1513 |

    I just re-read my original article about creative light (here). Given that there are over 25,000,000 stock images here at Dreamstime as I write this, using creative light has never been more important. Creative light in your photos... More
  • Milestone: 1000 Photos Online!

    by Jdanne |

    Today is a happy day for me: - 1000 photos online !!!! And: - around 4,5 years at Dreamstime - 70,1 percent acceptance ratio - 3 assignment photos - 753 images sold (should be improved!) Progress comes slowly but constantly. Now I want to concentrate on more... More
  • DT let me gotten and known more

    by Wxh6763 |

    There are so many stock image and photography websites in Chinese or other Foreign language which I known. But I have selected DT from beginning!   Perhaps it's a luckychance for a whole life of me. When I decided to work for stock image website, I selected never a Chinese... More
  • You Can Still Become A Good Contributor!

    by Greatali |

    Well, as you all know that to become a well known contributor on any stock photography site around the net is like dream comes true for many of us here, but this is also an undeniable fact that without having good gadgets or equipments related to photography is simply impossible... More
  • Sunset and Night Photography in Olympic National Park, USA

    by Curtwill7 |

    I recently took some time with my daughter to make the trip to Hurricane Ridge in the Olympic National Park, Washington (state). We were taking advantage of a new moon to do some stargazing in the clear air at 5200 feet. We arrived before sunset and walked some of the area... More
  • Always Carry a Camera (Part 2)

    by Eric1513 |

    Some time ago I wrote a blog (here) about always carrying a camera with you, just so you don't miss any great photo opportunities . Everything I said then is true today. Maybe more so. There are over 25,000,000 stock images on Dreamstime as I write this. That staggering... More
  • How was your ??

    by Amilevin |

    Hi, I guess all of you encountered this subject on the "day dreaming" section in the message board. Usually what you'll see over there are some happy contributors and some disappointed. A short story of my previous month's performance and this current can give you some... More
  • A Lesson Learned!

    by Valevvicki |

    I am not proud to be admitting I have learned the following lesson the hard way. By sharing this experience I hope others may avoid making the same mistake. After reading many times about the importance of backing up files at least twice for safe keeping, I purchased... More
  • Food Production Photography

    by Angelaostafichuk |

    One of the biggest things that fascinated me while travelling was food and its production. When I was in Asia, I got to see tea plantations, rice paddies and countless markets. In South America it was coffee, cocoa, olives and wine grapes. Here in Canada I think we give very... More
  • My first startrail photo

    by Fallostupido |

    Hello, i'm very happy because i've done my first stars trail with my camera canon 550d and tamron 10-50mm. Really these photo is also my firs assignement and i hope to win with your help ;) to realize these image i have done more than 140 pics of the sky and i've used... More

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