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  • How to 'Sharpen' without increasing 'Noise'

    by Mrallen |

    This is a tutorial on how to sharpen a slightly out-of-focus image WITHOUT increasing noise. If you have an image that's just slightly out-of-focus, and you try to sharpen it by just using the standard 'sharpen' filter in Photoshop, then the result is... More
  • TWENTY THOUSAND SALES - My Story

    by Mrallen |

    I've just passed another major milestone : Twenty Thousand Sales ! I've been a member since late August 2009, although up until the end of 2010 I had only uploaded a few images, just to see if Dreamstime membership was worthwhile. It was, so I then started... More
  • Four years with Dreamstime

    by Mrhighsky |

    Four years ago I created my dreamstime account just as an experiment. I didn't know at that time that I will come so far. I was still a student (an engineering student). Photography and and design was my hobby. My dreamstime portfolio doesn't only represent some images but... More
  • How to see many shots have your camera with Photoshop...

    by FabioConcetta |

    Hi everyone, in this very short but useful tutorial, you can see how many shots you have made with your camera. Let's start: Open Photoshop and load the last image you shot or still one of the latest. Now go to File> infofile. From the menu"Description" you have to go with... More
  • Solar eclipse 20 th March 2015

    by Bennymarty |

    Today, 20 th March, 2015 there is an unique event in the world. On the same day: an eclipse of the sun, the spring equinox and the "super moon" at perigee. The disc of the moon, very large because the satellite is at the minimum distance from Earth, has just covered... More
  • Celebrating 2000 pictures online

    by Bennymarty |

    Let me share with you my new milestone of over 2,000 photos online in 11 months of my membership to the community of DT. I am a contributor exclusive; therefore I have not brought my portfolio from another site but I made them one by one, each of the 2,000 pictures present... More
  • Stage Performers - How do we do it - A laymans guide

    by Kabayanmark |

    Being an outdoor person I have climbed mountains, crossed rivers and hung from trees to try to get the perfect angle on just about anything. More recently however I was invited to a series of indoor events as the pro on site. One of these stands out above the rest as... More
  • Happy Easter!

    by Bennymarty |

    I want to wish you all a very happy Easter and I wish it was a peaceful time for all of you! Below I have set some just uploaded pictures about this religious theme that are on sale for the Easter holidays: Jesus and crosses:   Redemption:   Jesus Christ... More
  • 100th Sale

    by Rhbabiak13 |

    I've been a part of this wonderful Dreamstime community since August 2014 and I just got my 100th sale on Easter day. As a stay at home mom of 10 children and 4 grandchildren, it is such a nice thing to be able to make some money without leaving my home. I feel so blessed.... More
  • Images within Images

    by Mrallen |

    I thought I would try bringing together some elements of my existing images to form one new image that works to a theme. All the component images are of the same topic. This type of image is very useful to designers, who often have a need for images to use as page headers,... More
  • Catholic Easter

    by Allmyphoto |

    I wish you a happy Easter with your family and the love ones and may the holy light of the resurrection of Jesus to enlighten souls with kindness, happiness and health.  See Article
  • Goals for 2015

    by Dahlskoge |

    1. Have 1000 + images online 2. At least 70 sales 3. Take more portraits outside using existing light 4. Visit and take photos of new places, preferably abroad 5. Have more patience while either waiting or preparing for the perfect image 6. Master the basic skills in... More
  • Holy Week Stained Glass - Crucifixion on Good Friday

    by Jorisvo |

    The following stained glass windows depict the events on Good Friday: Jesus is accused before Pontius Pilate, convicted, tortured and made to carry the cross to Golgotha, the Mount of Skulls. There he is crucified and dies.                       ... More
  • Solar Eclipse - 20th March 2015

    by Mrallen |

    This morning I photographed the Solar Eclipse. Weather conditions were far from perfect, however I managed to get a couple of reasonable shots through small gaps in the clouds. Unfortunately, I did not get any shots at the time of maximum occlusion, the thick cloud cover... More
  • A Great City - Vancouver BC

    by Jackbluee |

    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
  • How do we know what type of pictures are needed?

    by Tempestz |

    That is the million dollar question and albeit not an easy one to answer. It has been a while since I last wrote a blog article. I am not one to write about stuff that does not provide other contributors with useful information, suggestions or tips. I have spent the... More
  • Week sufferings of Jesus, Orthodox Easter and traditions

    by Allmyphoto |

    This is also called Holy Week, as you from the moment of Jesus in Jerusalem and to his crucifixion on Good Friday. Holy Week is a blessed, the station must be kept strictly and Easter preparations should be done by the book. In this holy week, orthodox peoples attend... More
  • Picture wanted! Please close up photos ;)

    by Sasanka7 |

    Hello ALL! I am looking for pictures with wooden (tree) logs or stubs (timbers), which are photographed from side to put some products on as table, please send your links. Best are with light colored background  or isolated  for example:      ... More
  • Never give up

    by Daltonhoverlin |

    A good reason to never give up your dream is because dreams define your goals in life, and will define you as uniquely as a fingerprint.   See Article
  • Happy Orthodox Easter

    by Allmyphoto |

    I wish you a happy Easter with your family and the love ones and may the holy light of the resurrection of Jesus to enlighten souls with kindness, happiness and health.   See Article

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