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  • Ellenboughn
    Give It Away

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of January, 2009

    The idea of free images makes the budget minded sing and some artists cringe. How can it be a good idea to give away what you are trying to sell? On the one hand is the sanctity of the copyright. On the other is the spirit of the Internet and an age-old marketing ploy: the... More
  • Gulrez
    Eid Greeting

    by Gulrez | 23rd of June, 2016

    Many are the wishes that are being sent your way, but the is a special one for a very happy Eid Day Eid Mubarak to everyone from me. Click here to download Free Eid greeting card Image Preview. (Please click the above link to download)     ... More
  • Physi28
    Independence Cat

    by Physi28 | 3rd of March, 2016

    During the year 2014 in Catalonia the push for independence began to manifest strongly, fed by the rigid refusal of the government of Mariano Rajoy in Madrid to any negotiation and nurtured by repeated attacks to the catalan language and autonomy, the "Estelades", the independence... More
  • Maxsp
    Free images section. Worth it? (long story short)

    by Maxsp | 5th of November, 2015

    Today I received from Dreamstime an email notification about my images that was 3 years without a sold. I went there and saw many i took in Norway and left some for free section. One of them was a bit difficult, because I saw potential in be sold.. Then I left it.. ... More
  • Seawatch1
    The Software Dilema

    by Seawatch1 | 8th of June, 2015

    You've worked hard and saved your money to the best of your ability. You have a nice camera and good lenses. But before you upload them to Dreamstime or even show them to your friends, you want to make some small corrections for color, contrast, cropping etc. But photo software... More
  • Circed
    Why Buy Photographs?

    by Circed | 17th of January, 2015

         Most people know it is easy to grab a photograph from the Internet by right-clicking and downloading it to your computer. Without going to the source of the photograph and purchasing it, this practice is "stealing" it from the artist who created... More
  • Steveacer
    Royalty Free Or Editorial?

    by Steveacer | 23rd of December, 2014

    I love taking photos of passenger planes as they are usually brightly painted but the downside is that they are usually covered in logos making them only suitable for editorial sales. I know that this can restrict use for developers, so when ever I get an opportunity to make... More
  • Digikhmer
    UK lawyers are above law or out of law ?

    by Digikhmer | 15th of July, 2014

      Today, I discovered an amazing thing about the misuse of pictures downloaded illegally on Dreamstime. By a sudden curiosity, I installed a plugin on my internet explorer to search my photos on the internet. After some research, I came across a site called ELSA, an... More
  • Sasanka7
    BEATS 4 LOVE

    by Sasanka7 | 7th of June, 2014

    Greatest dance party in Czech Republic - BEATS FOR LOVE!!!        http://www.b4l.cz/en/ B 4 ♥                                             There are created the largest dance festival in the... More
  • Utorro
    Created a website with photographs bestsellers

    by Utorro | 3rd of June, 2014

    Hi everyone! Created a website http://themanwhophoto.wix.com/photos-video-themanwhophoto with pictures of the best sellers on the free platform wix.com. Placed there advertising photobanks with whom I work, including dreamstime.com. All photos are indexed according to the... More
  • Inyrdreams
    Happy Tuesday

    by Inyrdreams | 3rd of June, 2014

    It's a happy Tuesday today as I discovered I finally had two images accepted in the assignment contest! So far ive only ever had 3 total accepted ( none won- YET). So to see two chosen made me very happy. Both are brand new images created just last week, one by design... More
  • Awizard
    Delete or donate?

    by Awizard | 22nd of May, 2014

    Today I want to ask you a very interesting question: what do you do with images that were not sold for quite some time? I think many of you received a notification from DT about images that had not been sold for 4 years. This is the moment when you must make a choice: either... More
  • AuthenticCreations
    Mobile freedom

    by AuthenticCreations | 22nd of May, 2014

    The mobile phone...... one of the only things that we carry all the time with us even in the bathroom. There is no excuse anymore to say that we could not take that image since mobile photos are accepted in Dreamstime. This became an discussed topic. There are people that... More
  • Brocko
    Freedom

    by Brocko | 21st of November, 2013

    In 2009 i delete my world of warcraft account, i was happy and feeling free So i decided to do something with my free time, so i started to do home agriculture (https://www.dreamstime.com/home-agriculture-colldet20838)... I started with planting tomatoes... More
  • Inyrdreams
    My 2 favorite models

    by Inyrdreams | 15th of October, 2013

    jumping forward again, I have found myself settled along the great lakes in Michigan, just a few miles from the lake. Kids have grown and married and started having their own kids, and I suddenly have 6 grandchildren under the age of 4. the oldest, comes for the weekend often... More
  • Inyrdreams
    Free photo contest

    by Inyrdreams | 28th of June, 2013

    Here is something interesting, a free world wide photo contest for any photographer, pro or amature. the theme is LUGGAGE, and here is a link to the rules. There are three top prizes and not too bad either! thought I would pass this on to the creative teams here at DT.... More
  • Vtr
    Dust in Sensor

    by Vtr | 20th of May, 2013

    In one of my recent trips I have end up having some dust in my sensor and my attempts to clean this had caused more damage than help. I tried the local canon service center but they would not help as my EOS 350 D is too old and is no longer supported. The only option that... More
  • Angelaostafichuk
    Using Technology And Social Media To Help Improve Your Photography

    by Angelaostafichuk | 19th of April, 2013

    In today's society, social media has become king of communication. Those who want that golden information have to be able to connect, sift, and figure out what all the information means. It's a difficult job and can be quite time consuming when you are starting out as a social... More
  • Seawatch1
    Instagram can sell your photos without your permission

    by Seawatch1 | 18th of December, 2012

    Instagram says it now has the right to sell your photos In its first big policy shift since Facebook bought the photo-sharing site, Instagram claims the right to sell users' photos without payment or notification. Oh, and there's no way to opt out. www.http://news.cnet.... More
  • Chanevy
    Free marketing for your Christmas images and illustrations

    by Chanevy | 30th of November, 2012

    I have decided that it would be a great idea to attract some BUYERS to my stock photo page. The best way to do this is to have some AWESOME stuff available there (via a link to DT) So....put your Christmas collections together as a collection or lightbox and post a... More

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