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  • Modern interiors

    by Sashalend |

    Modern interiors are different to many "classic" or just usual versions of furniture sets in variety of shapes they use. For example, it can be some other geometric forms than rectangles. For example, it can be rectangles with rounded corners. This shape once became basic... More
  • Step forward

    by Mgntplus |

    Hello everyone, After a short abstinence, during which I studied the possibilities of my equipment and learned about stock photography, I decided to make some changes and try again with a different approach. I started to turn around and look for details that in normal circumstances... More
  • Black is a stunning color

    by Sashalend |

    There is probably no other color as useful and elegant as black. On side it is true that it is not color or shape exactly define the beauty of creation. But on the other side black and white are two colors that stand special positions in the world of arts since centuries... More
  • My 150 uploads

    by Mantvydasd |

    Hello, finaly I have 150 uploads and 31 sales on Dreamstime. This is not big numbers, but I am happy moving forward step by step. Also I want to show you my 150 uploaded picture. It is a manipulation of fresh coffee world.   See Article
  • Mother, how are you today ?

    by Mariayunira |

    I'm surely sure that every mom paints a lot of memory in our mind. And so do in mine. I have lots of beautiful memories about her. My mother is a very smart, fashionable and modern working mom. She is a very kind and generous mom. She never get angry to us. She never... More
  • Happy assignment, again; 10 approved and $250 !

    by Xy52nemo |

    Joined the assignment "see me working", submitted 12 files in total (resubmitted 2 files for they were refused), 10 approved, all using sell the right. Got $250 from it, very happy though selling the right:) Here are some of the images.              ... More
  • Three selections in 3 days

    by Gauravjdp2014 |

    I am very happy because of my 3 Editorial Pictures Related to Magnetto Mall -Raipur are selected.I am also now 28 online uploads in my account..I am very thankful to myself to increasing my interest in Photography and make same in future.       More
  • Three of my files are selected for assignment (success story)

    by Nitish22n |

    Hi Contributors, Greetings of the day! I want to share my success story with you. For the very first time I'm participated in assignment work and three of my files are selected on the go. I'm very new in this context, however its nearly one year since I'm a dreamstimer.... More
  • 400 sales milestone

    by Tempestz |

    I finally reached 400 sales with this image    taken in shanghai china. i started off slow when i first joined dreamstime as i learned what makes a good stock photo and what does not. much of my portfolio is travels from around Asia which has allowed me to experiences... More
  • How to tell a story with pictures?

    by Apers |

    How do I tell the story I have in mind with my pictures in an album? Here are some of the challenges I am facing: - How to construct micro-stories that fit on one or two pages that fit in and contribute to the overall story of the complete album. - Which pictures to... More
  • Sunset dance in To Vo gate, Ly Son, Vietnam

    by Chuotnhatdesigner |

    I have just experienced a wonderful trip in Ly Son island – an island was dubbed as Maldives in Vietnam. My advice to any people who haven’t ever came here is really to arrange time to visit here at least. Ly Son island is beautiful to the level that my eyes can’t close... More
  • Back to uploading

    by Gauravjdp2014 |

    From the many times ago i am di-active in uploading my content but now i am again started it with very energetic mood.and also i have 5 selection in 3 days.wow this is very crazy and interesting work          More
  • 100 images

    by Maldives001 |

    I am still no expert and certainly not a professional photographer as this is just a hobby but I have enjoyed a little success and today I have had my 100th image accepted. Never thought this possible at the start but if you put little more effort to it and learn on the way... More
  • Why Stock Photography is Not a Hobby

    by Photographycornwall |

    Okay, so it's been a while since my last post and, if you recall, my last DT blog was fairly negative in calling out people who do not pay for using stock images. That I'm afraid is a perennial problem, which isn't likely to go away any time soon. And anyway,... More
  • Unknown form of known object

    by Sashalend |

    Some things (in this case - pineapple) may be presented in different shape than one we expect of them to be. For example, rather rectangular pineapples may seem wierd for someone. But being not like others doesn't always mean being worse. And more than that there can be... More
  • Traveler by heart

    by Jzajic |

    I signed up to Dreamstime some time ago, but I became more active in uploading for the past year. I dont plan to upload loads of images just to earn some money. Photography became my passion at the time I bought a new camera and Dreamstime gives me some kind of feedback what... More
  • HOW A DISAPPOINTMENT CAN TURN INTO JOY AND HAPPINESS!

    by Cathconvey |

    What a pity! That was my first thought when I saw a small boy’s back appeared right in front of my camera. I was taking pictures of a musical band performing in a city park, and the show was really hot! A beautiful woman dancing in latino-style, musicians plaing drums,... More

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