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  • Is it worth going exclusive?

    by Chrisbrignell | 16th of December, 2009

    Just wondering if anyone is exclusive with dreamstime and if they would recommend it or not? Do you make more money this way? I do have images with a different agency and they are doing just as well if not better so its tricky to weigh up and decide. Any opinions would... More
  • How to Make a Good Picture Better

    by Janeedward | 9th of July, 2009

    There are times when we take a picture that is good, but we know and realize that it could be better. Follow these easy steps to make any good picture better. 1.CROP - Take the image that you’re working with and crop the image so that the focal point stands out more or... More
  • 8 BIT or 16 BIT COLOR?

    by Javashots | 1st of February, 2009

    I have to ask, is anyone using 16bit color in their submissions? I use Adobe Lightroom for my workflow and have to reduce the image to 8bit color to work in one of my photoshop programs. Overall, is 16bit color recommended for stock images or is this reserved for printing?... More
  • Better pictures- quick

    by Summerrain | 17th of January, 2009

    1. Balance the light. Uneven lights and shadows can make a good photo look "unfinished" and distract the eye from the actual subject and meaning. I almost always balance my picture using shadows at the edges and the majority of the light on and around the main focus of... More
  • 10 Tips for better auto focus

    by Mollysauro | 8th of December, 2008

  • The first anniversary

    by Linqong | 20th of November, 2008

    Time is really too quick,I came to already the first anniversary of DT on November 20. In the past year, I have been very happy on DT.My sale is getting better day by day(Uploads 1496,Downloads 857 ),I thank for DT and buyers in the heart very much.....I will continue... More
  • Finally 10 uploads!

    by Annieyek | 4th of September, 2008

    So far, I have submitted 21 images, only 10 are accepted.. a bit sad... :( Hope will getting better... See Article
  • Aperture for portrait

    by Alexpopikov | 2nd of September, 2008

    Hi, All! Let me share the aperture for portrait. It's f4. I was really surprise when i understood that. My portraits were changed dramatically :) They looks better absolutely. Thank you on-line books :) See Article
  • feedback

    by Dmccale | 8th of August, 2008

    Hello I only have 36 photos here.I would love for some of you great photographers to give me positive or negative feedback on my portfolio so I may get better. Thanks in advance mccale See Article
  • 3 steps forward, two back

    by Amyemilia | 13th of March, 2008

    I feel like I'm climbing Dune 45... an immense and impressive dune in Nambia's awesome Sossusvlei park. (If you haven't been there, please schedule some time and money and go! The Namibian Desert is one of the most amazing places in the world. I really need to get some... More
  • Getting better all the time...

    by Amyemilia | 22nd of February, 2008

    I'm happy to say that my percentage of acceptance has gone up from 23% in January to 45% in February. Maybe I'm getting the hang of picking out stock-worthy photos - or maybe I'm just lucky. Just recently discovered the Statistics section in the Management Area. Kinda... More
  • Is Dreamstime the best?

    by Nicemonkey | 8th of November, 2007

    Is Dreamstime the best? well is it? for me you bet ya....the sales are really picking up month on month and with the new pricing structure it can only get better.... See Article
  • Cut parts

    by Howee_cz | 12th of October, 2007

    I understand cut part of object within composition can help to express the right feeling and pass the right message, however, in amagebank I would expect all images as complete as possible for future designers to set up the desired attributes. More
  • Making the world a better place.......

    by Phakimata | 15th of August, 2007

    A few weeks ago my wife (also creative mind behind Hakimata Photography) came with a great idea. The idea was to do a photo shoot that will promote a better environment, especially because at present times the world is more focused on being greener/environmentally friendlier.... More
  • My story at Dreamstime or how to became a better stock photographer - 2

    by Saniphoto | 15th of August, 2007

    PART 2 subtitle: Learn and accept rejections as a tool for growth I decided to consider my first year at Dreamstime as a 'learning year'. During this time I uploaded tons of images and illustrations, trying to cover my favorite topics at first: technology-computers, industry,... More
  • My story at Dreamstime or how to became a better stock photographer

    by Saniphoto | 10th of August, 2007

    PART 1 subtitle: how I discovered the promised land I think the title pretty explain itself. In these articles I will be telling you my personal experience at Dreamstime, in the hope to be of help for some newcomer. In the next parts I will explain my direct experience... More
  • Photoshop tutorials to help you all

    by Tonygers | 31st of July, 2007

    I'll be searching the internet for good photoshop tutorials to help you get the best out of your images. and maybe some tuturials to help you create something like this I'll start with this one to help you get sharper images. Get sharper images in photoshop Here'... More

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