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  • How Dreamstime is breathing new life into my photography

    by Tuftedpuffin |

    Several years ago, I used to sell my photography as prints. But the site I used is, long story short, dying. I put extra effort into promoting myself, upgraded my gear so I'd have an extra "edge" (I felt I had outgrown mine anyway), flew to Australia and pushed myself that... More
  • Spotlight - Light and Magic in Bucharest

    by Andreistancu |

    Spotlight Bucharest international light festival 2016 was the second edition of this event , which was held from 5 to 8 May in Bucharest, capital of Romania. For four evenings Victory Avenue, a major avenue in center of the city, was transformed into an exhibition full of... More
  • GPS tracking apps for iOS to geotag your photos (ALL CAMERAS)

    by Dolby1985 |

           Hi guys, I got bored to geotag my images manually so, I've decided to look for some options on my D750 (continue reading, the solution can be used on any camera!) The official solution from my camera brand maker is an external hotshoe... More
  • To be serious... some tips on naturalistic photography...

    by Epicmagnagraecias |

    Googling around I found that the majority of photographers concentrates on nature and its representations... I also noticed that a good quantity of microstock photos are picturing animals and landscapes.   Despite of what sells more, it's good that every photographer... More
  • Upload instead of willing to sell at any cost...

    by Epicmagnagraecias |

    Hi guys, here I am again. Browsing the Blogs, I found many many contributors willing to sell almost one or two images at any cost, as if this site is aimed "only" to sell whatever you post on uploading... Bad point of view... Here's mine... I started my subscription as... More
  • 300 images approved

    by Julietta24 |

    Hello everybody!!! Today was accepted my image number 300 !!! I am very happy!       And recently, after many attempts, was accepted my first photo on assignments !!! It gives me the strength and the hope to increase my sales. I wish you all good photos and... More
  • Here's a fun game to play

    by Karenfoleyphotography |

    I hear a lot of folks bemoaning the fact that things are taking a little longer on the site these days. With the vast number of contributors and uploads, we are experiencing a bit of a delay in processing queues when uploading our pictures - videos - audios - illustrations.... More
  • New Jerusalem Monastery. Russia

    by Uniq78 |

    New Jerusalem Monastery called architectural icon. This monastery is the likeness and the collective image of the Holy Land. When you enter through the main gate of the monastery, it seems that you can see the whole city from a high hill.       The monastery stands... More
  • Capturing the Sunset

    by Melodyanne |

    Great sunset photos must of course start with a great sunset. Here are a few simple tips to achieve your own great sunset photos. Keep an eye to the West. . . great sunsets often come, and go, very quickly. Use a tripod. . . you will need a fairly slow shutter speed... More
  • I'm back!

    by Dolby1985 |

    After a while I wasn't uploading some pics i've decided to get back on dreamstime improoving also the quality after have brought some new gear and a new camera. I do have a particular syle of shooting that prefers whide lens and fisheyes.       ... More
  • Dreamstime assignment - GO FOR IT!

    by Cathconvey |

    If you still have doubts about participating in Dreamstime assignment - just go for it! I would like to share my experience in a few words. Initially I had doubts about participation due to the following reasons: - assignment image must be exclusive, and I normally do not... More
  • Monkey business

    by Bragearonsen |

    Some shots of a couple of wild monkeys in the higlands of Sri Lanka:         See Article
  • 304 + 70 sales

    by Adammeadows12 |

    Hello DT community, today I am happy to announce that I have reached 300 (304) uploads with a total of 70 sales. I hope that I can reach another goal soon of 100 sales and 350 or even 400 uploads.   I have learned so much from uploading and from sales of what to upload... More
  • Time to celebrate!

    by Perstock |

      Today i past the 2000$ mark from just above 2200 uploads. And, in just four days this month I have had 70 sales - so far! It feels really good. The image above was taken in Havana in december so now its time to plan the next phototrip. :-) Patience pays... Cheers from... More
  • Approaching this year Ramadan... concepts...

    by Epicmagnagraecias |

    I'm not a Muslim, but I felt involved in Ramadan concept once "known its sense"... and that's why I want to spend a few words about this spiritual period of year, respecting it and opening others' eyes on it.   In this overpopulated world, where integration is the... More
  • Celebrate my first milestone on DT :)

    by Guernica |

    Today I like to celebrate for reaching a milestone that seemed very far away over 500 sale by accident for some photos that i thought will never sell it sold several. Thank you buyers so have hope never give up... Thank you dreamstime for making me feel accomplished I learned... More
  • Other worlds

    by Keremgo |

    The worlds I'm seeing with my mind's alien eyes - reflections of my imagination about the possibilities in our vast Universe.    In both observable and unknown parts - perhaps in other dimensions.    Where life took different shapes and... More
  • 2500 sales milestone

    by Digikhmer |

    I grab the opportunity reaching the 2500 sales to write a little blog to celebrate four years of Dreamstime with active participation and four milestones achieved : - 5 years at Dreamstime with constant uploads. - 2500 sales. - 1800 picture accepted. - $5000 earnings... More
  • My last illustrations, exquisite beauty of nature

    by Yana28 |

       Amazingly beautiful thin branches of trees. Try to find a little bird in the picture?    and two red roses...    Abstract from hearts and floral ornaments elements. Link to my Portfolio More
  • What do I do?

    by Natalwoods |

    Hi there. I work as a freelancer from home. I use Photoshop CS and similar software to make website and logo designs. I like travelling, taking walks in the nature, and I am interested in aviation. I have lots of friends who are pilots, flight attendants, cabin crew... More

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