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  • Making the most of your mobile device

    by Klodvig |

    Almost all mobile devices like phones and tablets are equipped with a camera in them. Modern devices are capable of very good images, and best of all, you will almost always have your phone with you.      However, mobile devices can be more sensitive to the conditions... More
  • Goal: To Sell Images Not to Capture Reality

    by Eric1513 |

    I love all aspects of photography especially learning new things and challenging myself to create new images. When I first began in photography about 25 years ago, it was very difficult to change or alter what you captured. I shot mainly slide films for publishing. Pretty... More
  • Getting out of your comfort zone

    by BCritchley |

        As a photographer I tend to find that my creative side seems to go up and down, some days I'm full of ideas and other days everything seems to be overdone and there's nothing new and exciting to shoot.     So around a year ago or so I saw a video on Youtube... More
  • Photography of Flags

    by Mrallen |

    PHOTOGRAPHY OF FLAGS National and regional flags are subjects that are often photographed and have many uses for designers and stock photo buyers. The trouble with trying to photograph flags as you come across them on your travel's is that you have little or... More
  • New veterinary set

    by Bennymarty |

    My new medical set has been approved and it's now full online ! It's all about veterinary. I've used 2 human models and 1 cat model, named Morpheus. It's a very calm cat, difficult to find... and so it was very easy posing with it, but for some... More
  • MY microstock story

    by Amir_kaljikovic |

      Hi! After reading some of the blogs here I want to tell you my microstock story, about exploding to 2000€/month then zero microstock income and finally restarting the microstock business again.   My name is Amir and I am part of the microstock business since... More
  • 9 pictures online for new assignment: HARSH LIFE

    by Bennymarty |

    This time I had a great result getting 9 pictures approved to new assignment: HARSH LIFE. I'd like to provide in this article some 'behind the scene' informations about them: 1) Bank robbery: This comes from a new set made specially for this assignment, taken in studio... More
  • Milestone 800 images online

    by Hellen8 |

    I finally reached the milestone of 800 images online. What next ?    My next goal is to reach 1000 images online. It will not be easy. I have to work more, more, more... I'll try to have the most beautiful photos in my portfolio that will appeal to new buyers.... More
  • $10,000 earned to date: lessons learned

    by Davidwatmough |

    In May 2009 I joined DT after meeting another photographer who said he earned $480 per month on micro stock sites. It was sometime after I joined before I knew what I was doing.................... even now there's much to learn. The feedback from editors is probably the... More
  • Advice for young photographers

    by Chuanwentao |

    BY:Michael Kramber in New York 10 June, 07 I am writing this from the Baghdad bureau of The New York Times where I am on assignment. I have received dozens of queries from photojournalists starting out in the business. I am writing this in response, partly so I can refer... More
  • If you having a bad day, let's enjoy animal life

    by Alina62 |

    Sometimes we can see that animals in the wild are mostly like us and we can laugh at ourselves watching their behavior. This time I dedicated my day to elephant seals, watching different attitudes Why not showing off            and in the mean time scratching... More
  • 200 sells !

    by Bennymarty |

    Hello everyone, After 7 months from my first access to Dreamstime, I've reached my first 200 sells and 1370 pictures online :) I've very happy to get to this first goal and hope to keep following this way :) Here some of my best selling:... More
  • First 4 photos sold

    by Radoimihay |

    With great joy I encountered the first 4 photos sold !!! I photographed, I uploaded the pictures, I learned that you have to deposit a lot of work to be accepted and potentially photos for sale I have a new motto: "shoot, shoot, shoot!"         More
  • Prague - Christmas Time

    by Hellen8 |

    Hi everyone! I greet you from Prague, the Czech capital. Now is the time of Advent. Lots of tourists come and enjoy this magical Christmas atmosphere in Prague.     At the most popular places, markets are held. Traditional markets where you can buy various gifts... More
  • Shot in the dark

    by Joerijacobs |

    I finaly found a good way to take a picture with my new device in a dark place with a shining object such as a burning candle. I took this photo with an ISO of 1600, later on i had to reduce the noise with lightroom and i also had to tweak some other stuff in Lightroom... More
  • MiCang-Mountain National Forest Park

    by Wxh6763 |

    MiCang-Mountain National Forest Park is located in the Northeastern of SiChuan Basin on the edge of the North of NanJiang Country. It is adjacent with GuangWu-Mountain National Scenic Area. MiCang-Mountain National Forest Park was founded in 1995. In December of 2002, it... More
  • 5 warm destinations to escape the winter freeze

    by Dudau |

    If you're not a winter fan, check out these 5 hot destinations you can escape to: 1) Buenos Aires, Argentina   Average temperature in January: 25°C (77°F). It's the most visited city in South America and it has the third best quality of life of Latin American cities.... More
  • The first 211 images accepted

    by Radoimihay |

    with great pleasure I noticed that on my site have been accepted so far 211 photos! I started to photograph and upload photos about six months ago, not knowing anything about what the picture. I learned, I improved and are now proud to have supported 211 photos !!! as a... More
  • 100 photos !!!

    by Ejecct |

    i finally reached 100 photos here is some of them ...                 See Article
  • Simple Backgrounds

    by Steveacer |

    As I always have a camera with me wherever I go I am always looking for new things to shoot. Speaking to a designer gave me the idea of simple backgrounds, so now when I am out and about I find myself looking into the sky, puddles, fences and the ground more. Here are... More

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