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  • A Whale of a Tale

    by Ellenboughn | 30th of July, 2008

    Taking photos of giant marine mammals can be tricky. First of all, they simply can’t be counted on to show up on set on time. Whale watching tour companies chart the movement of known pods and individuals to ensure that their trips offer the most likely chances of seeing... More
  • Whimsical Wonders

    by Assignments | 18th of September, 2017

    Photoshop Design Tutorial: Whimsical Wonders A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating a Wondrous Fairy Tale Setting in Photoshop Russian artist Larissa, known by her name Annnmei on Dreamstime, has a small but powerful portfolio of illustrations that utilize... More
  • Four Question before online shopping

    by Ccwtt123 | 25th of July, 2017

    I do not consider myself as a shopper. I hate to try things on the shop, stand on long lines etc. I love to shop online because it’s easy for me. I spend many at least 6 to 5 hours in a week for online shopping sites. I search good online sites, comparing sales and prices... More
  • What kind of program do you use to enhance photos?

    by Rzachariasse | 24th of July, 2017

      How many people on Dreanstime are using Photoshop to enhance photos? I know a lot of people do so, but for some reason I'm always hesitating to do so. So if you do touch up your images, what kind of programs do you use?   More
  • First sale! :)

    by Janinalandisa | 10th of July, 2017

      I have been uploading on DT since beginning of march and today realized that I had my first sale 2 days ago. :))) It was Oxararfoss waterfall in Iceland. Both color and B&W was bought. So fellow DTers - do not loose hope, there is always a first time! If buyer is... More
  • 11 quotes to cheer you up

    by Malinash | 15th of June, 2017

    We all have bad times, hard times, cloudy days and more rain than sun. But there’s nothing we can’t do to overcome these phases of life. Now I won’t offer you a motivational speech. There’s plenty of them on the Internet. Instead I’ll raise a glass of wine to all... More
  • The photos accepted

    by Callearlisa | 22nd of May, 2017

    I have noticed with my photos that it seems the photos I have edited the least are the ones being accepted. Which makes me wonder, the beautiful photos that you know are photoshopped how are they getting accepted? Maybe it is just that I need to polish up on my editing... More
  • Color management for dummies

    by Klodvig | 24th of February, 2017

    Sorry for the title, I didn't mean to insult anyone, just wanted to get your attention. Now that I have it, let's talk about color profiles and color management.      Without going too deep into color theory or technical specifications, lets just me just say that... More
  • Sharpness with Photoshop

    by FabioConcetta | 7th of October, 2016

    It is a method to increase the sharpness, only on the edges, without creating a deterioration on the darker areas or full color. We bring our photograph on Photoshop and select the channels panel. Deselect all the channels, except green and duplicate. We go on> Filters>... More
  • My 150 uploads

    by Mantvydasd | 1st of May, 2016

    Hello, finaly I have 150 uploads and 31 sales on Dreamstime. This is not big numbers, but I am happy moving forward step by step. Also I want to show you my 150 uploaded picture. It is a manipulation of fresh coffee world.   See Article
  • Lightroom and Photoshop, let's share opinions and tips!

    by DiegoFiore | 13th of April, 2016

    Hi all! Even though I registered here in 2013, I started uploading images just some weeks ago. All the 251 images currently in my portfolio are without any development with Photoshop (including those down here), because I though it was really not necessary.    ... More
  • One sale & waiting for more

    by Banubalaji77 | 11th of March, 2016

    I started with DT last October with a great hope in Stock Photography. Till now I have 21 approved images and 1 sale. But I hope to make more sales in DT.    See Article
  • The useless Primadona

    by Physi28 | 3rd of March, 2016

    As it happens among birds, in most cases the males look simply much more spectacular than the females which has an easy explanation. Males (not only among birds..) often pass their time, specially before the reproductive season, dedicated to an exhibition of their beauty... More
  • Silver lining in dark clouds

    by Jimmytst | 4th of February, 2016

      There is a saying that there is a silver lining in every dark cloud. Some time last year, I had to go to the emergency department at the hospital to seek treatment for having skin rashes from contact with a poisonous caterpillar. It was inconvenient and uncomfortable... More
  • First level 5 pictures

    by Sebastian423 | 30th of January, 2016

    Hey dear DT buyers and contributors I just wanted to share my first two most successful pictures. Both are now at level 5. Interesting thing is that I've used one of them as a background in the other :) The sky itself is being purchased for the same reason i think it... More
  • 8 "night" sales!

    by Msalena | 25th of January, 2016

    Till today, while reading blogs about 5,6,7...etc downloads at once, I felt.....mmmmm... a little bit envious, wondering "Does it really happen?!" I was sure that such nice surprises are not for me. Till today the best selling day brought me 3 sales and I remember I was as... More
  • 100 sales

    by Dubessonego | 10th of December, 2015

    It took me some time and a lot of patience. For a while, I just stop uploading pictures and wait. The sales were not that good. In the last weeks, though, it soared. And a lot. Most of it, pictures of Colombia. I just reached 100 sales. This mark gave me hope and incentive... More
  • Latest images

    by FabioConcetta | 28th of October, 2015

    Greetings to all ! Here my last three images accepted, I hope you like them! This is a background of skin, we hope that sells. To photograph I had to use two Nikon SB900 flash in slave. Although this, I had to use a filter of Camera Raw, to carefully adjust the exposure... More
  • Learning from the Masters: Where to Look at Fine Art Photographs

    by Gracelife | 6th of October, 2015

        As a photographer, you’ll never stop learning. However, it is sometimes challenging to find new places or new people to learn from. That is doubly true if you're unsure where to find quality photographs. The Internet is filled with websites and galleries that... More
  • Over 200 photos!

    by Andreamangoni | 16th of July, 2015

    I would just like to share with you the satisfaction of achieving a small goal: I have exceeded the quota of 200 photos accepted!   Over the months, my portfolio has been enriched by various types of images, although the animals and macro photography are my first love... More

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