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  • Satisfactory Balance!

    by Mani33 | 8th of April, 2010

    Hello everybody! I'm happy for my achievement on the assignments, even with the small portfolio I have... My first assignment participation was the e-commerce: Uploaded 2 accepted 1... 50% AR. Second Assignment Family elders and seniors:... More
  • What a nice number: $111.11

    by Billysiew | 30th of March, 2010

    Now, my earning balance is $111.11 What a coincidence! right? First time, I did not request the payment after $100. :) As we know now we cannot change the value of our payment, so just see whether can wait for an integer.. then only request the payment. :) :) More
  • Wow! What a feeling!

    by Billysiew | 18th of March, 2010

    My earning balance increased when I was refreshing the page. when I clicked on the link to see what image has been sold, then I noticed the earning balance increased again. Wow! What a feeling! Earning money... More
  • march 2009- march 2010

    by Card76 | 10th of March, 2010

    Hi to everybody In march 2009 I sold my first image on dreamstime After one year, yesterday I sold my 200th picture! Sure, one year ago, when I started my adventure with Dreamstime I thought to sell more images and to earn more money... but I thought... More
  • incorrect white balance values assigned??

    by Javashots | 20th of January, 2010

    HELP! I have an image that was rejected because of " incorrect white balance value assigned", what does this mean and how can I make sure 1. that I have the correct white balance assigned, and 2. how can I prevent this from happening in the future? I have seven days to resubmit... More
  • Success in Balance

    by Jalama1 | 18th of September, 2009

    How many hats do you wear? Myself, I wear many. I am a wife, a sister, a student, a teacher, a friend. Somedays I leave home at 8:00 am and don't return until 11:00 pm. There are seminars, classes, workshops, and teaching presentations, at times my life is so full of commitments... More
  • White balance on JPG files

    by Jordanrusev | 30th of July, 2009

    I always shoot in RAW format, but i saw in one Forum a question "How i can correct my white balance in jpg files. So i decide to write here one quick WB correction method. 1. First open the picture in PhotoShop , for this method i will use one of my pictures with white... More
  • Microsoft Photo Editor got me approved

    by Elephantopia | 22nd of July, 2009

    Have you ever had a photo rejected due to poor lighting or contrast issues? The phrase usually reads, "Poor lighting setup, poor contrast or incorrect exposure." I have and I'm not really surprised either. Living on a budget, I am stuck working on cheap non calibrated... More
  • Hmmmm..... $100 again....

    by Asaliro | 15th of May, 2009

    Hmmm.... make me feels so good... $100 added in my balance. Think that I can make in a month but not yet. Hope when i continue upload my image, i can make it for a month or a week :) Thanks DT I will clear it asap. While I'm waiting receipt in my paypal I will continue... More
  • Got it!

    by Annieyek | 5th of March, 2009

    After waiting for 7 months, my earnings balance finally has reached to $100. Just want to share with you my happiness! Below are some of the images that make my dream come true: Let's pizza! My first level 3 image! The bible, the book of life. Thank God! My level 2 image.... More
  • Wow!

    by Billysiew | 11th of December, 2008

    This morning I was pleasantly surprised, my earnings balance increased dramatically.. I have my first P-EL (print usage) sell. Here is the image with only 2 downloads: See Article
  • Earning balance drop?

    by Billysiew | 26th of July, 2008

    Since I joined DT, my earnings balance increasing for every month. However, it seemed to be decreasing for this month. However, still remain few days for this month, hope it will be catch up.. See Article
  • Earnings balance reached $100 on father's day

    by Billysiew | 15th of June, 2008

    Today is father's day and I am so happy because I received a gift that is my earnings balance reach to $100 today. I can request my first payment. Thanks every one who downloaded and used my images! Thanks Dreamstime, you are the best! and praise to God.. More
  • Are you setting the custom white balance on your camera?

    by Loveliestdreams | 4th of June, 2008

    Are you using the custom white balance setting yet? If not, here are a few great videos on the importance and simplicity of setting the custom white balance on your camera. Many photographers set it several times throughout the day to match the current lighting conditions,... More
  • New take on old idea: gray cards

    by Bradcalkins | 1st of June, 2008

    I was recently reading a book that had to do with getting color right in the digital age and was surprised to find that gray cards come in different 'colors' of gray. The trusty Kodak gray card I'd had since the early nineties turns out to be neutral in terms of exposure,... More
  • Finally, 100 uploads!

    by Billysiew | 30th of May, 2008

    I finally have reached 100 uploads! and 103 sales! However, still waiting the earning balance to reach $100. I hope end of June, I will receive my first payment, excited! Thanks Dreamstime! you make my life fruitful.. See Article
  • Black/white

    by Cool79 | 21st of March, 2008

    Black and white photography seems to have something more to say to us then usual colored one. If this rose where red it would be like other roses lovely, sexy, calm, happy. To me black expose gave this rose some sadness meaning and little drops of water on petals seem like... More
  • Tigers

    by Olbain | 19th of March, 2008

    Love those photos with tigers as subjects. They have strong, clever power in them self. I found some really good shot of those special animals here. Maybe this summer me and my wife will go for a trip to Africa and went to safari it would be greet to see all those animals... More
  • How to screw up a good photo.

    by Dcwcreations | 14th of March, 2008

    In my quest to increase my acceptance ratio, sales and number of photos I have in Dreamstime I have screwed up a few good photos. I always want that very pure white background with the perfect lighting. In doing so I thought I would learn to isolate them in photoshop.... More
  • Just few thoughts about correct white balance ...

    by Markogt | 25th of February, 2008

    I have read many articles and reviews about white balance in photographs. It seems to me that the main point is that it is important to achieve colors so that white on photograps has to look like neutral white on sunny midday. And when lighting conditions are different,... More

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