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  • Mostly, it's a shutter thing

    by Matthewcuda |

    With many years of photography under my belt now, and several years as a wildlife photographer, I can honestly say that shutter speed will make you or break you in this genre. In this post I will examine why the shutter is so crucial in wildlife as well as other action photography... More
  • The wonderful world of editorial content

    by Bratty1206 |

    I love editorial content. It truly has changed how I photograph things. It has also enriched my life in tremendous ways. I have traveled so many places, just to photograph the architecture or the events going on. I have visited so many historic attractions, working on... More
  • Many achievements

    by TMarchev |

    Hello ":) I'm so happy to share my milestones: 1000 images online 3000 sales achieved 180 FREE images $7000+ in revenue 2 Sell the rights sales and 6 other licenses Thanks to Dreamstime and all who buy my files! I will work more in future to keep that... More
  • Milestones, Targets, Achievements, and some Wishful Thinking

    by Rickdeacon |

    I was going to wait for my 1 year Stock Photo anniversary to pass before posting this, but having recently reached my annual target for uploaded images this year, and passing a milestone I certainly didn't expect to reach so soon, I decided to write it now, I don't think... More
  • 1.000 SALES!

    by Bennymarty |

    Hello! I would like to share with you my happiness reaching 1.000 SALES milestone! This is my 1000th sale:    I love Dreamstime because here you can sell any kind of subject for example: - illustrations about New York patriotic symbols    - Animals... More
  • Important Tips for Newbies to minimize Rejections!

    by Videokate |

    Hi there. I had to learn the hard way with under 50% approval... So i would like to help YOU to get started BETTER! Problem: Dreamstime don't accepts single Web Graphic Buttons Solution: Group your buttons and banners to 2 or more in one picture Problem: Car's and... More
  • My second sale on DT !!!

    by Julietta24 |

    A few days ago I saw that I bought another image. And I was very happy !!! this is my second sale, so the first was not accidental))) I love to travel, this year I went to Egypt and made this wonderful photo in Hurghada - Mosque in the twilight   ... More
  • Shooting Manually - For Newbies

    by Circed |

    I remember when I shot my first time exposing the image manually and noticed the richness of the images compared to the middle grey look of the automatic setting. Previewing the image through the lens before I clicked was how I decide the setting for the shot. I could view... More
  • Four years of DSLR photography and still counting...

    by Jyotiprdeka |

    Dear Readers, I am newbie in Dreamstime. I joined around two weeks or so ago. Currently four photographs of mine had been accepted and another one is in review. I have been using a Nikon D3000 with the kit lens since December 2011. I am an amateur photographer at the moment.... More
  • 7 777 photos online

    by Annahristova |

    On October 2, 2013 was accepted my first photo on the site.For less than two years they became 7 777.And three years ago I have not even imagined that I could earn money from photography. I know that my sales are not great in number, but recently in one day from two images... More
  • Trying Something New: Concept Photography

    by Winnietam |

    I'm hoping to start a new series on my blog called "Trying Something New" to document new techniques or areas of focus in my photography in an attempt to improve my skills and keep learning. This week: concept photography. Anyone who gives a quick glance through my portfolio... More
  • Goal at 1000 !!!

    by Cousy86 |

        I can't believe that I manage 1000 files online! But this is not it, i have much more to do. This summer it was too much photography of children friends and couples! Mainly because of my little princess daughter i have inspiration for photography. New friends of mine... More
  • 400+ "mostly aviation photos " by plane spotter in Istanbul

    by Alpiee |

    Aviation is passion for me. Every day checking on flight information web pages regarding which airline and which aircraft is coming to Istanbul Ataturk Airport, which runway is use, how is the weather and light conditions and choose ideal position for spotting.    Here... More
  • How do you remember all of the specific places you have captured?

    by Tempestz |

    I have the perfect and i think easiest solution to this question. As many of us take lot's of pictures and then have to sort through them, it is important that we capture the specific details of our photo shoots. For example, i have traveled to many places within... More
  • Positive thinking.

    by Sandyprints |

      After years of slow sales and perfecting my selection I thought I would try another way. Thinking about sales and how much I enjoy seeing what has sold has increased the speed of my sales, not the amount per picture, I haven't perfected that side of it yet! I don'... More
  • My achievements

    by Tlauiskalpantekutli |

    I live in a distant, snowy Siberia, in a small town. In school, I graduated from art school and more. Therefore drawing skills I have, when it comes to enthusiasm. Someone figures are in my portfolio. Besides, I'm doing photography, amateur, has not yet learned of the photo... More
  • The 2000 club, I am in

    by Leswrona |

         Many photographers are writing blogs about their personal milestones, so I decided to write a bit about my experiences as a stock photographer after reaching 2000 images at Dreamstime. I have been with Dreamstime since year 2000, shortly after I have switched from... More
  • The Process of Photographing Falling Rain

    by Gracelife |

      Few things capture the essence of a rainy day like a photo of the falling rain. I don't mean images of water droplets or small rivulets, but rather photos that capture the lines and sparkle of a true downpour. Capturing the falling rain is a relatively simple process.... More
  • My first try to sell drawings online

    by Podichi |

    I started to draw birds. Vector drawings made in Adobe Illustrator. Trying to do one every day. Will see how long will i continue.   See Article

    by Chuotnhatdesigner |

    Hi everyone ! This is an effort and I think Dreamstime is wonderful. I love my job. Thank you all!                             More

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