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  • How and why to manage a collection?

    by Tempestz | 17th of April, 2015

    As you will find on the dreamstime website, managed collections are groups of pictures with a similar theme. They can be something simple as Food or Editorials or Backgrounds, textures. Or can be very specific as Recognizable Landmarks. The choice of what to... More
  • Celebrating 2000 pictures online

    by Bennymarty | 30th of March, 2015

    Let me share with you my new milestone of over 2,000 photos online in 11 months of my membership to the community of DT. I am a contributor exclusive; therefore I have not brought my portfolio from another site but I made them one by one, each of the 2,000 pictures present... More
  • You are solely responsible for your success!

    by Photozlaja | 25th of March, 2015

    If you already have an approved portfolio with photographs that means that you are qualified and that the quality of your photos are satisfying. Is it worth it to just sit and wait for it to happen all by itself? I do not think so.   Always and at every step you make... More
  • Sam's Park and Shop and Other Attractions

    by Shootalot | 21st of March, 2015

    Most people when they pass by Sam's Park and Shop in Northwest Cleveland Park of Washington DC, take little notice. It looks like just another shopping center but it does have historical significance. Sam's Park and Shop which was built in 1931 by Samuel J. Gorlitz was... More
  • 500 uploads

    by Konake46 | 18th of March, 2015

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  • Poinsettia Garden Phurua

    by Booknaung | 5th of February, 2015

    This festival is held during the month of December until the New Year. The province of Phu Rua wanted to take a trip there.   See Article
  • Post Pai

    by Booknaung | 4th of February, 2015

    Do you ever go to Pai This is a part of the sign itself. This is an interesting excursion of northern Thailand.   See Article
  • At Last! 10,000,000!

    by Steveacer | 2nd of February, 2015

    After coming close in recent years. On the 29th of December 2014 Alicante airport had its 10,000,000th passenger of the year. When in Spain instead of going to the beach everyday I spend a lot of time standing on a muddy hump near to the airport. It is worth it to see all... More
  • 1000 dollars

    by Perstock | 29th of January, 2015

      Yesterday I past the thousand dollar mark! Close to five hundred sold images (two left) after a bit more than two years. On conventional stock market before microstock existed this was my level for a month or so with less images on stock. For the newbees it might be... More
  • Blue Hour Photography: Tips and Tricks

    by Bavdekar | 26th of January, 2015

    The "blue hour" of the day is a beautiful time for shooting cityscapes. The sky has a deep blue shade and the lights in the city are just coming on. It brings out an amazing contrast of colours in an image. This is an image of the Alberta Legislature building that I shot... More
  • Spain's Atlantic Coast (Part 1 of 2)

    by Jorisvo | 26th of January, 2015

    Although less traveled than Barcelona, Madrid and the Costa's, the Atlantic Coast of Spain has much to offer. Starting from the French border, you enter the Spanish Basque Country at Hondarribia:          Bilbao, with its famous Guggenheim Museum, is the... More
  • THE MAGIC OF THE ALPS

    by Gherzak | 16th of January, 2015

    In winter, the clear sky makes extraordinary the alpine landscapes.   See Article
  • Probably the world's strangest border!!

    by Gpahas | 12th of January, 2015

      Ever seen those famous pictures of a nice café lying just right to the Belgian-Dutch border, noted by a row of crosses? Well this place is no hoax and is located in the Dutch province of North Brabant but is a bit more complicated than simply the "Dutch-Belgian border"... More
  • Photo handmade bathroom products

    by Radoimihay | 10th of January, 2015

    First background I chose a light-colored bath towel, cream, then I chose the products was to photograph them. We chose a body brush and some handmade soaps with body oil. I set two bulbs 5000k power and we positioned so as to eliminate shadows. I set the white balance... More
  • When It Really Works

    by Amitai | 7th of January, 2015

    Three weeks ago I had the most satisfying photographic moment in my life. What started as a photo op (driving my parents in law, far away from my house... :-) ) turned into an amazing moment when all the elements for a good photo aligned.    ... More
  • Winter wonderland

    by Nadsdl | 1st of January, 2015

    It's a new year, it's winter in the Northern hemisphere, and there is no better place to be to experience the beauty of winter than the Swiss alps. I have spent some time over the last few weeks in the alps. A true winter wonderland.       The beauty and magic... More
  • Review 2014

    by Smudgerone | 29th of December, 2014

    From my mini-port :) Earnings are UP compared to 2014 with a couple of days to go ,helped along by a 50 credit sale :   Time constraints hold me back from doing more, for now I'm happy and wish you all a Happy New Year. Best Regards ... See Article
  • 500 Photos in 4 Months

    by Rhbabiak13 | 24th of December, 2014

    Merry Christmas to me. Thanks to Dreamstime, I now have 500 photos in my portfolio and the most exciting part of it is that my 500th photo is of my daughter's expectant belly that has my grandbaby in there, due this spring. How exciting is that???    Here's a few... More
  • Spicing Up the Relationship

    by Amitai | 11th of December, 2014

    There is something very comforting, knowing you have your best bet image, the one that will always be there for you. And yet, every once in a while, a new image that has been there in your portfolio forever, only to increase your online portfolio, sales. It feels great,... More
  • 200 sells !

    by Bennymarty | 8th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone, After 7 months from my first access to Dreamstime, I've reached my first 200 sells and 1370 pictures online :) I've very happy to get to this first goal and hope to keep following this way :) Here some of my best selling:... More

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