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  • How to avoid rejection of additional files.

    by Alionaz | 24th of May, 2014

    Hello there! Another rejection of your additional file? Don't panic! Take a deep breath and read this blog. I hope it will help you to understand the mistakes you make. I'll start with vectors. The most common mistake is raster (bitmap) elements on your illustration.... More
  • getting into the stock photography scene

    by Neildenize | 24th of May, 2014

    Hi there Im currently just traveling around the place and started loading up some of snaps onto DT and really enjoying it. I would love to hear any comments or feedback/hints from anyone out there any tips on how to promote your profile would be much appreciated.... More
  • No advice here!

    by Rigmanyi | 3rd of May, 2014

    Time and time again I see articles about tips and/or advice for newbies, written by... well, newbies. When I read a blog that might contain new, useful info, I check the source. I look at the author's profile page, his online files/sales ratio but most importantly at the... More
  • 10 encouraging tips for newcomers in stock photography

    by Newnow | 25th of April, 2014

    Hello everyone, This is my first blog and first post ever published anywhere on internet and it's just because I think I have some great tips for all new stock photographers such as myself. First of all, I would like to say few things about myself because later you'll... More
  • Sports shooting tips - for London Marathon and others

    by Edosaodaro | 7th of April, 2014

    Hi Guys! I am going to be shooting for a charity at the London Marathon - next week! This should no doubt be great fun but considering that I have only been on one proper sports shoot before now, I can do with all the tips and tricks you can give me! Here are the tips... More
  • White Stuff - Shooting tips & tricks for lots of white (or black)

    by Edosaodaro | 7th of April, 2014

    Hi Guys! Does any know any tips and tricks for taking pictures with lots of white (or black) in the frame? Here are a couple of tips that I use: 1. Metering off blue skies - this invloves point the camera up towards the sky to set my exposure and then... More
  • Little Collection Experiment

    by ClaireCphotography | 31st of January, 2014

    Hi Everybody! Not so long ago I've reached the milestone of 50 up-loads, which also was the beginning of this blog. The nice and encouraging comments on my first blog article gave me extra motivation and drive to understand stock photography. Thank you all for that! So... More
  • How to be Czech in 10 easy steps

    by Sasanka7 | 24th of January, 2014

    Is it true? What do you mean? revisited from © Ricky Yates :-D follow on A few months ago, a British friend who has lived in Germany for many years, alerted me to this online article entitled, ‘How to be German... More
  • How to take best photo

    by Anees32 | 8th of January, 2014

    How to make photos that really sell is simple if don't waste your time to take too many pictures rather concentrate on quality because it is quality and concept that will rise your photo to higher level. And important use the camera kit in which it has its specialization.... More
  • Tip to success

    by Anees32 | 8th of January, 2014

    TIPS :- Use dslr camera if possible even cheap one is good You can upload same image on many stock site but this will give you less price .Try to become exclusive People are attractive to people photos try to include peoples in your photos Reduce noise by some software... More
  • Mountain Lanscapes

    by Davidemontalenti | 6th of January, 2014

    Mountain landscapes... what other to say? Let's start with this new collection! The slopes of Mount Blanc Massif The steep granite peak of Mount Blanc Massif The high green greezing... More
  • Snow Photos-How to shoot so the snow is white!

    by Nansaidh | 14th of December, 2013

    I love shooting in the snow but found often my camera would want to make everything mid-toned creating images of gray snow, yuck! Here's is what I do to solve that. First, I frame my shot and focus. Then I zoom into a bright area of snow in the scene. Using my exposure... More
  • How to be a leader

    by Augustinasg | 25th of November, 2013

    Hello everyone, Today I was thinking about five elements of being leader and I thought that's useful for everyone digital creator, so I will share it with you. As I said there is five elements of being leader: 1. Motivation or being determined that means that you always... More
  • What is a T-Stop

    by Bradcalkins | 22nd of November, 2013

    If you been shooting images for any amount of time you are certainly familiar with f-stops and apertures. The f-stop is a ratio between the focal length of a lens and the size of the physical aperture opening in the lens. The longer the lens (telephoto) the larger the physical... More
  • The wild tell direction coup!

    by Hanbaoluan | 1st of November, 2013

    Photographer friends we all know, often in very remote field, it is easy to get lost, I here to share five recruit to distinguish between the north and the south direction of small knowledge, hope is helpful for you: Method one: you can find a tree pile observation, annual... More
  • Help for additional format...

    by FabioConcetta | 20th of October, 2013

    Hello everyone, this image that was recently accepted, was created completely in Photoshop, I tried to send the additional format in EPS, but not charged, you can tell me what is wrong? Thank you as always, greetings to all! See Article
  • How Do Beginners - Like me - Get Models?

    by Edosaodaro | 9th of October, 2013

    Hi Guys! I decided to write this as I imagine I am not the only one to ever have had this dilemma. A lot of people have great shooting ideas but just don't know how to approach the tricky subject - of models and, of course, associated releases - required to implement such... More
  • How you can become copyright free - learn the industries secrets

    by Nikitu | 3rd of September, 2013

    How many times did you get a rejection because you forgot to remove a license plate, an iPhone button or a tiny artwork on a wall behind you main subject? When shooting people, the protocol is simple (have a model release printed, make sure it's a good general MR or a Dreamstime... More
  • Drawing Techniques

    by Vennys | 2nd of September, 2013

    Can someone give me a hand please..? I have a lot of ideas, but I´m missing knowledge for better techniques (mainly not hand-drawing). Are there any books for microstock - work..? (how to create stickers, backgrounds, ...) I know some websites, for example http://vector.... More
  • Concert photography

    by Costa007 | 13th of August, 2013

    Taking photos at a concert seems like a hard thing to do, so that is why I've decided to try and help by giving you a small technical advice set. Either you have a phone, a compact camera or a high end dslr, one creative person can take really good photos at a concert.... More

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