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  • Top 10 tips for new contributors

    by Nikitu | 4th of November, 2016

    Congratulations on having your first images accepted at Dreamstime. Keep up the good work and many more to come! To improve your future uploads and continue with a high approval rate, here are some tips based on our extensive experience in microstock imagery review. You... More
  • Widen the portfolio exposure.

    by Anorton | 1st of November, 2016

    It is always good to have an image which sells well, such as this banana bread picture which has now reached level 4   But it is also good when a new image sells which widens the exposure of your image portfolio, such as this raw salmon picture,   This image was taken... More
  • Playing with Fire

    by Leicaphotos | 26th of October, 2016

      Poi is a fun photographic experience. There are many variations, but my personal favorite is spinning steel wool. Spinning steel wool is edgy, dangerous and a lot of fun. The equipment needed is as follows: a good hat or hoodie a coat that is fire resistant a... More
  • Basic Tips for Photographing Waterfalls and Water

    by Jruffa | 26th of September, 2016

    Over the years, I have found that I tend to gravitate towards photographing waterfalls and moving water. As someone who enjoys the outdoors, not only are these types of locations thoroughly enjoyable to visit, but, from a photographer’s point of view, there is a wide range... More
  • Blue hour reflections and experiences

    by Hstovring | 26th of June, 2016

    The blue hour occurs twice every day, just before sunrise and after sunset, but despite its regularity it provides almost magical opportunities for photography. Do you lack colors in your photos? Would you appreciate more mystical atmosphere in your frames? And would you... More
  • Long Exposure

    by Da4554 | 13th of May, 2016

    Has anybody seen long exposure photos?  See Article
  • Use of iPhone apps for exposimeter calculations

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 9th of April, 2016

    I just discovered a good app on the AppStore in my IPhone 6 plus that works wonderfully like exposimeter, and it is iLightMeter. Just costs a very little and works perfectly in managing light, times, ISO and f. It is useful for shoting in A or M mode. Will try to use it... More
  • Thank you!

    by Makusan74 | 7th of April, 2016

    Online Sakura Chery Blosoom   See Article
  • EXPO 2015 at Milan

    by Ninoak | 24th of November, 2015

        Immediately after entering EXPO space the Gigant figures made of food are waiting for visitors to be seen.  and Urugvay.   Chinese had very interesting snake like skin in red color,   while Italian was in pure white with interesting cuttings.     It was... More
  • Four years of DSLR photography and still counting...

    by Jyotiprdeka | 14th of September, 2015

    Dear Readers, I am newbie in Dreamstime. I joined around two weeks or so ago. Currently four photographs of mine had been accepted and another one is in review. I have been using a Nikon D3000 with the kit lens since December 2011. I am an amateur photographer at the moment.... More
  • My FIRST SALE on DT

    by Eureka89 | 3rd of August, 2015

    Goodmorning everyone. July ended recently was a month "very profitable" since I have reached two important milestones for me. Despite having just started this "career" I managed to create a portfolio of around 40 photos despite being very heterogeneous; the second goal... More
  • People on stage

    by Chanevy | 27th of July, 2015

    I have set a goal of getting pictures of as many presidential contenders as I can before the Iowa caucus. I started with Donald Trump. Looking at the stage lighting, I wasn't sure what to do as it was fairly dark and I have a hard time hand holding my camera for long exposures.... More
  • Some simple tips to photographing fireworks!

    by Andreamangoni | 4th of July, 2015

    The fireworks are beautiful, they are fun and spectacular. To photograph it takes only little attention and a bit of patience.   1) have a tripod! A good tripod is essential, given the long shutter speeds. Choose a solid model, well balanced with respect to the weight... More
  • EXPO 2015 Milan

    by Lejoch | 12th of May, 2015

    Hi, I'm creating a new collection about EXPO 2015. Here a short description from the official site: "Expo Milano 2015 is the Universal Exhibition that Milan, Italy, will host from May 1 to October 31, 2015. Over this six-month period, Milan will become a global showcase where... More
  • 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
  • 3 tips for good tweeting

    by Juanpfotografia | 11th of March, 2015

    On one of my previous articles, I explained to you how my first sale came from tweeting Formula E driver Bruno Senna editorial image. What I didn't explain to you at that time was why that tweet was effective and what I missed on that tweet which may have done it even MORE... More
  • How I'm Using My Budget Lenses

    by Keremgo | 4th of March, 2015

    I'm a Nikon D90 owner and I bought my camera with a typical kit that very much available in my country. D90 body, an 18-55mm VR plus a 55-200mm VR and a nifty fifty (50mm f/1.8 non AFS version). I added a battery grip and Flash to it later. When first time I joined here,... 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
  • Increasing exposure to your images

    by Tempestz | 14th of November, 2014

    I will give my perspective on social media sites and increasing visibility to your images. While we all know that more views does not actually lead to more sales, using social media will get your images out on the web. Take for example, Twitter, if you tweet your image... More
  • Long exposure at night

    by Radoimihay | 29th of October, 2014

      As I realized this picture: first time I looked really good scene behind a photograph after I chose very carefully the place where I am aplasia surpirnde stage tripod-for pictures with long exposure primarily we need a tripod solid-then I set the camera to M mode,... More

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