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  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season with... More
  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • Tips for Getting Backgrounds Right

    by Felzum | 17th of November, 2017

    1 Use depth of field.   2. "The devil is in the detail Don´t be afraid of catch mysterious element hidden in the details. For example, in this picture spores look like small dots on the undersides of the fronds   3. Fill the frame with... More
  • Bokeh - behind the lens

    by Yellowind | 17th of October, 2017

    So wikipedia says: "In photography, bokeh is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens" ... that was a part of the article and I believe everyone can find and read it :) I won't write here about usual bokeh without... More
  • Creating quality images

    by Cammeraydave | 16th of October, 2017

    Quality: the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something.        It has taken a while for me to create quality in my images. All the usual elements that help achieve quality are education, experience,... More
  • Creating a white seamless background

    by Lightpro | 11th of October, 2017

    One of the most versatile backgrounds in portrait and commercial photography is the white background. Giving the appearance of a white room with no walls is simple to create once you have the knowledge to do so. The digital age has made it simpler and cheaper to use. When... More
  • Product photography: my first experience

    by Apers | 18th of September, 2017

         As you can see, I have some experience with photoshoots with models, so I thought that product photography was easy. Last week my daughter asked me to take some pictures of crocheting she makes and sells via her Etsy webshop, DC crochet Design. She was... More
  • Ice and Flames - My First Sold Photo

    by Allexxe | 14th of September, 2017

    This photo was the first photo that I have uploaded, it had good impact and it was bought fast.       I am happy about that and it made me confident. I thought of duality as the theme, ice and fire, really caught my attention. I put some ice cubes and water, in... More
  • Backyard Photography

    by Lightpro | 2nd of August, 2017

    I spend a lot of time outdoors photographing. Sometimes driving for over an hour, then hiking deep into the forest to find that special image that every art director will want to buy (or at least that is my hope!). Lately, though, time and weather have not been cooperating... More
  • Explore Alleppey (Alappuzha)- Venice of the East

    by Anoopkumar4466 | 23rd of July, 2017

           Paddy field texture Paddy fields are a majority of the scenes at Kuttanadu (the rice bowl of Kerala) in Alleppey (or Alappuzha) district of Kerala, India. It was a major business port in India at ancient times. The artificial canals made for transporting... More
  • Creative Backgrounds

    by Pamjreynolds | 18th of July, 2017

    Hi folks, I am at last getting back to work now with my photography and learning more about Photoshop. I must say it has given this 'old girl' a new lease of life. The last couple of weeks I've been trying to extend my creativity with Abstracts and Backgrounds with... More
  • New ideas for textures and backgrounds

    by Sharkiboy73 | 15th of July, 2017

    Hi everyone, I was thinking about some new ideas for backgrounds and textures, but also about images that can easily be incorporated into websites and magazines, and eve commercials. This time I took a more minimalistic approach, even artistic, to create those images.... More
  • Photo of a white flower on a stone.

    by Dliapiara | 30th of June, 2017

      Photo of a white flower on a stone. As for me, a very good background turned out, the flower itself is very small and grows very much in our forests. Do not find that it is a bit like a lily and it makes it even more attractive. The idea of the photo came quite spontaneously... More
  • Crossing 50 images with macro images

    by Sharkiboy73 | 29th of June, 2017

    Hello guys, How are you? 52 images are not much. I know that, but it's a start. Hopefully I will be able to upload more in a short time since I'm aware of the quantity factor here. I'm sure everybody are trying hard to upload their best images, and I know it takes time... More
  • Sunset pictures: nice orange backlight of clouds

    by Apers | 10th of June, 2017

    The colourful sky is one of the most fascinating scenes to take a picture of. Quite often people start to shoot too early, resulting in a very dominating orange ball called the sun. I prefer to start when the sun is almost disappearing behind the horizon. Then the sky and... More
  • 3D Rendering for digital games background

    by Mattiabonelli | 12th of May, 2017

    Beeing an architect student, i learned many different programs for 3D modeling and now i want to bring my knowledge in digital games. If you want to create a background for 2D games, you will not have problems, but 3D games are completely different! If you need to create... More
  • Walk through the garden

    by Fjarabica | 2nd of May, 2017

    When I do not mind anything, I'll always take somewhere outside. Since I moved to Prague there is a lot more possibilities to take pictures like here at home. There are plenty of places I like to go back to, and I'll always find something new. And now I will show you nothing.... More
  • First Sale!

    by Azilaaim | 1st of May, 2017

    Photography is something I did for a hobby. My photos are not too perfect nevertheless someone find quite a liking of it. There is always a first time! Thank you for that someone who downloaded my pic. Two months from date of upload, not bad for a rookie. More power!... More
  • Milestone, 1500 pictures online

    by Photostock2015 | 15th of April, 2017

    Hello DT friends. This week i celebrate the 1500 pictures online on Dreamstime. During this period I managed to have a varied portfolio with photos, backgrounds and graphic illustrations.I wish that in the future as much to me perfecting photo techniques and my portfolio... More
  • Changes

    by Markosloizou | 30th of March, 2017

    I was uploading pictures for about a year, from 2010 until 2011. My last photo was uploaded on the 20th of October of 2011. Ever since I was completely inactive. For some reason this year I decided to log in again and see what changed. The website looked the same, the user... More

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