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  • One year report. (Thoughts on the first 12 months with Dreamstime)

    by TheSlowWalkers | 16th of November, 2017

    My first year on Dreamstime as a new photogrpaher and and I've realised just how quickly the time passes! I was a novice photographer when I joined and I think, to be fair, I'm still in that category, although I'd like to think that the photos have improved... More
  • Can We Get ”Real” this Thanksgiving?

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 15th of November, 2017

    Apparently every American has Martha Stewart on speed dial. At least that’s the impression you get when you look at holiday stock images. Just search keywords like Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Dinner or Holiday Traditions. The images that are returned are all a mélange... More
  • Physics and photography - white balance

    by Milanlj | 13th of November, 2017

       Word photography is actually a combination of two words which have roots in Greek language. “Photon” which can be translated to light and “graphia” which means drawing. So, if you combine it together it sounds like “painting with light”. If we deep dive... More
  • Creating Powerful Symbols of Peace for World Peace Day

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 11th of November, 2017

    November 17 marks this year’s World Peace Day. Started as a grass roots movement to encourage individuals to create and display origami paper cranes as an awareness campaign for peace – World Peace Day has evolved into a political action campaign to help promote peace... More
  • The Great American Smoke-Out and the Imagery It Inspires

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 9th of November, 2017

    Ready, set, quit!   Oh, if it were only that easy. Every year on the third Thursday in November, this year falling on the 16th, the American Cancer Society sponsors The Great American Smoke Out as a way to get people committed to living a tobacco free life.... More
  • Hampi, a photographer's paradise

    by Trinijacobs | 8th of November, 2017

      If you ever plan to visit India, one place you must include in your itinerary is Hampi in the state of Karnataka. Recently I had a chance to visit this magnificent ruins of a prosperous empire called Vijayanagara which literally means “The City of Victory”in the local... More
  • 11 Tips on Shooting Interiors

    by Sebcz | 8th of November, 2017

    Are you sitting comfortably in your sofa? Looking for ideas on what to shoot next? Well, just photograph what is right in front of you – your home (or any other you have access to) is your next model.     Here are 11 Tips on various stages of shooting interiors.... More
  • Light in the Darkroom

    by Sangiorzboy | 7th of November, 2017

    I love the smell of coffee in the morning, the smell of freshly baked bread, the smell of citrus, the smell of the ocean. Same as most of us, I guess. I also love the smell of fixer and whenever I get that pungent vinegarish pinch in my nose, I feel like I'm time-... More
  • New Zealand Trip

    by Hellen8 | 3rd of November, 2017

    Hello Dreamstimers ! I'd like to share with you a more detailed view of my trip to New Zealand, to National Parks of North and South Island. New Zealand - Aotearoa - The land of the long white cloud - Australasia New Zealand is a magical and mysterious country.... More
  • Art nouveau architecture

    by Bwagner656 | 3rd of November, 2017

    Art nouveau, secession, jugendstil. The next stop of Bwagner Tours. Art was always part of the mankind, I think, this is, what really makes us different from animals. From early on, humans decorated their caves, their clothes, then called the greatest artists to build and... More
  • Tibetian Culture blooming in Himachal Pradesh

    by Pranshth | 3rd of November, 2017

    McLeodganj is a mini Hilltown, residing as the crown of the Dharamshala town a landmark in Himachal Pradesh. History of McLeodganj which makes it so unique in the whole world is that it used to be a major vacation town during the British era and later under Indian Government,... More
  • Photography: For Love or Money

    by Davidcutts | 28th of October, 2017

    All week I’ve been doing research on “how to blog”. I’ve read countless books and articles on how to write the best blogs. How to keyword your blogs, optimize your blog, set up your blog for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how to make money blogging.... More
  • I am a Cachupin

    by Cameronbest | 28th of October, 2017

    I spend lots of time biking, traveling and commuting, and I wanted to share the story behind all of my dog photographs: Two months ago I left the United States to experience the mythic reality around the Andes Range and the cultures that call it home. I landed in Ushuaia... More
  • Choosing the right wings for aerial drone photography

    by Floriano27 | 26th of October, 2017

    So you’ve decided to buy a drone but you’re a bit disarmed about what you should look for? First thing’s first, decide if you want to buy a drone for your personal pleasure or if you will end up chasing for results that require that much desired drone. Once you’re... More
  • Diving for images in Komodo National Park

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 25th of October, 2017

    [Manta ray (Manta alfredi) with attendant cleaner fish : OMD E-M1ii and M.Zuiko 8mm Fisheye; Nauticam NA-EM1ii and Zen DP-170 @ ISO64, f4, 1/250s]     Mention the Komodo National Park to most people, and they will probably think of Komodo dragons (... More
  • Common illustration mistakes that you can avoid

    by Nilikha | 25th of October, 2017

       During an illustration editor's review some mistakes are noticeably common, so here's a list of those ones which might help illustration contributors in their submissions.    Copyright - When creating any drawing, the contributor must keep in mind not to include... More
  • The Greatest Sale of the Year for Stock Photographers

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 24th of October, 2017

    The food has all been eaten, the relatives have gone home and kids have been put to bed. The holiday is over for another year, and it’s now time to turn your attention to the biggest shopping event of the season.   No, I’m not talking about Black Friday sales... More
  • 5 Tips on Mobile Photography.

    by Nikitu | 24th of October, 2017

    As promised in yesterday's blog 5 reasons why your mobile phone is your best camera, I return with tips on how to make the best of your mobile phone’s camera.    1. Choose the right phone As you may have already imagined, the story starts with the phone purchase.... More
  • Russia for stock photographers - part two

    by Amitai | 23rd of October, 2017

    A few weeks ago, I published part 1 of my trip to Russia. Today, I'd like to share with you, the rest of my trip to Ufa, the capitol of Bashkiria, a semi-autonomous republic about 1000 miles east of Moscow on the western slopes of the Ural, the area around it.   ... More
  • 5 reasons why your mobile phone is your best camera

    by Nikitu | 23rd of October, 2017

    Since the advent of the smartphone era mobile phone cameras have increased in quality, megapixels, DOF capabilities, and now you even get two cameras for the price of one as some of the top range smartphones have a wide angle and a zoom camera that you can switch between.... More

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