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  • The Most Insane Film Sets of All Time

    by Assignments | 10th of April, 2017

    Film sets are a health and safety inspector’s nightmare. They are often built as quickly as possible, with potentially dangerous stunts going on and lots of things happening in the area constantly, leading to unpredictable situations. However, the examples we have chosen... More
  • Practical tips to enjoy a prolongued No Housework Day

    by Tangie | 6th of April, 2017

      A day off is usually a day when you feel like doing the cool stuff you never had the chance or time to do. The National No Housework Day, celebrated on April 7th each year, is one of those days when you can take a break, relax and have fun. But the day after a no... More
  • Top 10 Destinations in Ireland

    by Dudau | 13th of March, 2017

         From ancient history to natural beauty, Ireland features spectacular sights, assorted with bustling cities and cheerful pubs. As Saint Patrick's Day is fast approaching, I'm gonna take advantage of this occasion to introduce you to the top 10 destinations... More
  • Color management for dummies

    by Klodvig | 24th of February, 2017

    Sorry for the title, I didn't mean to insult anyone, just wanted to get your attention. Now that I have it, let's talk about color profiles and color management.      Without going too deep into color theory or technical specifications, lets just me just say that... More
  • 5 facts on Mardi Gras

    by Malinash | 20th of February, 2017

    Are your costumes ready? Here are 5 facts to know before you put on your beads and masks and go celebrate. What does Mardi Gras mean? It’s in fact French for Fat Tuesday. It is believed to have arrived in North America in the year 1699, on March, when the French-Canadian... More
  • Valentine's Day cards, pictures say it better

    by Tangie | 13th of February, 2017

    Valentine's Day is the magic day when everyone officially celebrates the greatest feeling of all, love. It's also the day when people have to officially express their feelings. What better way to do it than let a card do the talking. Let's be... More
  • Published in issue #5 of DIVE magazine

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 11th of February, 2017

    I love DIVE magazine in its new incarnation, very different to all the other diving magazines out there, more like a photography focused coffee table book. So I was very please to see that they've used one of my silky shark photos on page 9 of the latest edition, albeit cropped... More
  • The best things about frogfish

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 10th of February, 2017

    I think it's safe to say that the long lure frogfish, Antennarius multiocellatus, is not classically beautiful. However, they have loads of character and are, I would argue, so comical in form and behaviour as to make them, well, cute. Although highly camouflaged ambush... More
  • Happy Chinese New Year, Roosters!

    by Malinash | 17th of January, 2017

    Here's to our energetic, lovely, trustworthy, determined, brave and smart friends born in the year of Rooster. We would like to take this opportunity to show you the most downloaded images in China in 2016. It's an interesting top and we want to share it with you.... More
  • Greenery - Pantone color of the year 2017

    by Dudau | 16th of January, 2017

    Pantone has chosen Greenery as the color of the year 2017, enough reason for us to celebrate as, you guessed it right, Greenery is pretty similar to Dreamstime’s brand color:          We’ve been committed to, and supported this color, for more than 10 years.... More
  • Best sellers in 2016

    by Tangie | 5th of January, 2017

    Happy New Year everyone! Before we embark on what we hope to be an exciting 2017 journey, it is customary to take a look back at 2016 and draw some conclusions. A lot of things happened here on Dreamstime last year but the stats we're all curious about are the the... More
  • Getting there with the lighting

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 12th of December, 2016

    So, these guys are my local models who are more often than not hanging out under the jetty at buddy dive. Around 1630hrs on calm sunny days, and it is rainy season at the moment so sun and calm water are a little rare, the light is perfect for shooting them with a little... More
  • So, this is why I'm here

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 28th of November, 2016

    I'm on Bonaire until the 31st of January working as an intern (at my age!) with the Bonaire Coral Restoration Foundation trying to put a dent in the decline of endangered Caribbean Elkhorn and Staghorn Acropora corals. So far so good, everything I've seen is encouraging a... More
  • Bonaire dreams

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 27th of November, 2016

    I’m in Bonaire for the next two months, so plenty of opportunities to grab some great shots of “Divers Paradise” above and below the water. The excellent visibility and virtual absence of significant current at most of the dive sites on the island should give me the... More
  • Top 10 tips for new contributors

    by Nikitu | 4th of November, 2016

    Congratulations on having your first images accepted at Dreamstime. Keep up the good work and many more to come! To improve your future uploads and continue with a high approval rate, here are some tips based on our extensive experience in microstock imagery review. You... More
  • A good joke and bad joke

    by Eternalfour | 24th of August, 2016

    A joke can make us laugh out loud and it can do nothing. It is the same joke yet told by different people ... so what makes a joke a good one? ... its the way the joke is told The photo, be it conceptual or indicative may have no meaning unless taken in the "proper"... More
  • For better background images

    by Eternalfour | 22nd of August, 2016

    I see you posting a lot of background related visuals which may have a good selling rate. Normally you’d be busy posting those visuals with the hope of them be selected at first then sold later, however the preference of them being sold may dominate the latter giving... More
  • Top 10 awesome destinations for 2016

    by Nikitu | 7th of April, 2016

    Suffering from wanderlust but don't know which way to go? Scratch your head no more, we have some awesome destinations for you that apparently are all the rage this year according to the Lonely Planet guide.      1. Botswana This South African country... More
  • Finding the right location, props and lights for your stock photoshoot

    by Nikitu | 9th of March, 2016

    In this previous blog we've discussed how to find the right model for your future photoshoot so it's time we move to the next step, finding a good location, props and lights setup. At this point you have already established a contract with your models so you... More
  • How to find the right model for you future stock photo shoot

    by Nikitu | 18th of February, 2016

    Ever went through pages and pages of professionally shot stock images with the right people in the right light and in the right posture just to scratch your head wondering how you can achieve the same result without an army of professionals in your stride?    Worry... More

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