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  • Defining Or Redefining Model Image

    by Emeraldraindropsphotography |

        I wish to congratulate Seattle model Serjski on her first image sale through other channels! As some of you may know, individual image sales are not lucrative earnings for the most part, but every sale counts. Beyond the sales, here is what I really enjoy.... More
  • SETTING GOALS AND ACHIEVING THEM

    by Debratos |

    It's important, even in your older years, to set goals and to work to achieve them. It may seems frivolous, (not having any purpose or value) to say that you want to sell 100 photos in your first year at Dreamstime or that you want to have your photo chosen for an assignment... More
  • The Photographer’s Creative Process

    by Gracelife |

      For many photographers, the hardest part of a photographic project is settling on an idea. Fine art photography isn't so much about snapping as many photos as you can in the hope that you get the perfect shot. Instead, a good project takes lots of time, thought and... More
  • Going back

    by Elifranssens |

    Most people who travel go to each place they visit just once in their lifetime. Time is short and things to see plenty so why waste time. Traveling isn't cheap either so it makes sense to spend your money on something new and exciting. From a travel photographer's point of... More
  • First 100 dollars

    by Balanvalentin |

    For me 90 sales=100 dollars. After I became the exclusive photographer my sales growing from month to month. In this all time I understand that perseverance and exercise are very important. I am proud of this result... My next objective 10 000 photo.       More
  • Over 2000 files

    by Zharate |

    Two years ago I uploaded my first photo to DT. Since then, slowly but steadily I have been creating a portfolio of over 2000 images.   This project is still starting and gradually taking shape. Will try to increase the ratio of uploads and improve the quality of my images.... More
  • My first sale

    by Shaereemukherjee |

    Hello everyone, This is the first article I'm writing and its about my first sale. I still consider myself as a newbie. I have uploaded 22 illustrations till now and I had my first sale a few days ago. It was Mr. Piggy ... So, Mr. Piggy is the first one to add some $$$ in... More
  • My Photography

    by Niahelen |

    My name is Helen i love to take pictures my camera is my best friend. If my English is not to good its because i am a Norwegian.I am not a professional photographer i just love to express myself in my images.i always where told as very young that i was stupid and could not... More
  • +100 photos online - Milestone

    by Fotografieschnabel |

    Because of my fathers health problems this month, I wasn't able to reach my goals this month of getting 150 photos online this month. But family comes before everything else off course. Now he's on the better hand, I'm uploading several photos from my holiday in Germany.... More
  • Heidi's photo

    by Heidia91 |

    My name is Heidi, im 23 and from Norway :) I love pets, and post of my pictures are of animals :) Hope you like them.    I'm going to take new pictures, and i need your help :) I need u to come with your idea for my next picture. The picture... More
  • Layered versions of illustrations .AI or .PSD files.

    by Davidhowse |

    I'm a couple days away from 2000 downloads so first, I want to say Thank You to all the great photographers and artists on Dreamstime. As a Marketer this resourse saves me a lot of time and money. My lastest download went online last night on my client Q Haute cuisine'... More
  • Poland in my eyes

    by Ragnarphoto |

    Hello! I`d like to show you some photos from Poland. This is beautiful country. We have beautiful landscapes, forests, mountains, lakes, sea and many old, historic buildings like castles, manores, palaces. So I`d like to take you in travel on Poland in my eyes :) Enjoy!... More
  • Drought History!

    by Rezaks |

    Siosepol which means 33 Bridge or the Bridge of 33 Arches is one of the eleven bridges of Isfahan, Iran and the longest bridge on Zayandehrood River. It is highly ranked as being one of the most famous examples of Safavid bridge design. The construction dates back to Safavid... More
  • You are only fifty

    by Jkjainu |

    If I look back my last 40 days journey as a stock photographer, I had no goal in my mind when i joined DT.My only aim was to upload some good photographs ( Which i think are good) and get some money. After some time i realize it's not easy to make money in Stock Photography... More
  • Christmas around the corner

    by Fjarabica |

    Christmas time is approaching us slowly, and so are a few ideas with me to accrue during the time that I have.  During the Christmas holiday season is to find very much free time on the idea. Shops are full of people, and not one of bounce want to miss anything on the... More
  • My Very First Blog Entry

    by Lyoung403b |

    Hello, As most of you know. I love taking photos so I decided to return to the uploading my photos on Dreamstime.com. I've been a photographer for most of my life, taking mostly photos of nature and wildlife and people. It's site for commercial photographers to upload... More
  • Egypt

    by Fjarabica |

    Egypt landscape of relaxation and sightseeing. Gorgeous beaches around the Red Sea satisfy both demanding tourists.    Or Karnack temples. It is the largest temple complex in Egypt, founded Senusretem I. around 1950 BC. And gradually built and expanded over a period... More
  • Pattern uniqueness

    by Guernica |

    Pattern is very important part of design principles, although it's simple its also very eye catchy, attractive and interesting can be used as background or in web banners and in other many uses, its a very favorite topic for many buyers and can get many sales : lines... More
  • The Golden Gate Bridge

    by Lyoung403b |

    Almost everyone has heard of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. And many have walked it or cycled it many times. I thought it would be cool to take a photo under the bridge just so that one can appreciate the architecture and engineering design from below. I know that... More
  • For the memory of TC-JPE Turkish Airlines , Airbus A320

    by Alpiee |

    TC-JPE , Turkish Airlines Airbus A320 crash landing ; On April 25,2015 , TC-JPE has been hit the runway 05 of Istanbul Ataturk Airport, very hard during touch down. Reason were detected as "vortex" on runway which were caused by heavy aircraft which was landed... More

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