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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
  • 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
  • What does 20 cents mean to you?

    by Jimmytst | 28th of May, 2015

    Having become an exclusive contributor for Dreamstime recently, I would earn 20 cents for every photograph uploaded. I have been asking myself what this amount means to me. For most of us, I suppose, 20 cents isn’t much. It isn’t enough to get us a set lunch,... More
  • Can I make a living in photography? That is the question!

    by Babar760 | 19th of May, 2015

    In hindsight, it really boils down to two things, and two things only: luck, and how badly you want it. Without either, you don’t have a career. Remember, you are going into a profession that has no regulation of standards, cutthroat competition, a highly subjective, non-... More
  • How to correct Converging Verticals

    by Mrallen | 30th of April, 2015

    How to correct Converging Verticals. I'm sure many of you already know about the following technique, but judging by the number of uncorrected images in the Dreamstime files, I think it may be worth sharing this technique here. If you angle your lens up or down... More
  • Remove Eyes Bags in few click with Adobe Photoshop!

    by colourstudio | 3rd of April, 2015

    Eye bags can be unaesthetic, especially in female portraits. To fix eye bags with Photoshop there are several methods, my favored approach is the Retouching by Curves Layer because it leaves intact the color and skin texture.           Open you image... More
  • How to 'Sharpen' without increasing 'Noise'

    by Mrallen | 27th of March, 2015

    This is a tutorial on how to sharpen a slightly out-of-focus image WITHOUT increasing noise. If you have an image that's just slightly out-of-focus, and you try to sharpen it by just using the standard 'sharpen' filter in Photoshop, then the result is... More
  • How to see many shots have your camera with Photoshop...

    by FabioConcetta | 22nd of March, 2015

    Hi everyone, in this very short but useful tutorial, you can see how many shots you have made with your camera. Let's start: Open Photoshop and load the last image you shot or still one of the latest. Now go to File> infofile. From the menu"Description" you have to go with... More
  • Sam's Park and Shop and Other Attractions

    by Shootalot | 21st of March, 2015

    Most people when they pass by Sam's Park and Shop in Northwest Cleveland Park of Washington DC, take little notice. It looks like just another shopping center but it does have historical significance. Sam's Park and Shop which was built in 1931 by Samuel J. Gorlitz was... More

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