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  • My first illustrations on Dreamstime

    by Fainastock02 | 29th of December, 2012

    On Dreamstime I've always posted mainly photographs. Till today... Besides photography I want to familiarize myself with the art of making illustrations. The reason why I want to create illustrations, are the unlimited amount of possibilities and imagination you can put... More
  • New skills

    by Williamardrey | 7th of December, 2012

    I've been exited about the last few months. I have been taking a formal course in Photoshop, and have begun to realize what a powerful tool it is. Things I used to wonder about and question are now becoming clear to me. I'm learning about masking, manipulating different layers... More
  • The Most Important Things About Photoshop All Beginners Must Know

    by Wisconsinart | 5th of November, 2012

    So there I was, staring at my computer monitor and looking at the family picture I had taken hours earlier. Grandma and Grandpa, Mom and Dad, Sis and her boyfriend, my little brother and the dog. In the background was our house, an old mobile home in the trailer park.... More
  • Sage Musings After Reaching Milestone: $10,000 in Earnings

    by Wisconsinart | 27th of October, 2012

    Master to Grasshopper: "When you can snatch pebble from hand, it will be time for you to go." The old television series KUNG FU in many ways mirrors the artist journey, including the genre of photography. KUNG FU was essentially the story of a single journey for discovering... More
  • 500th Image accepted

    by Drewrawcliffe | 27th of October, 2012

    Well after a little over 3yrs, I've had my 500th image accepted Working with the ups and downs of photos being accepted or rejected can be quiet a trial and needs more then a little patience at times, as I do get it wrong occasionally. View the rejections and learn to... More
  • Sharpening the creative saw – Vega’s Wedding Photo Course

    by Alistaircotton | 17th of October, 2012

    Over the past few weeks I’ve been attending Vega School of Brand Leadership’s Wedding Photography course in Durban, South Africa. It’s likely that wedding photography is the most demanding of all photographic assignments. So it stands to reason that if one can learn... More
  • one of my favorite images

    by Iiberry | 23rd of September, 2012

    One of my favorite pictures. I must strive to learn photography techniques, achieve the goal of a picture online. See Article
  • Is my statistics graphic reversed? Or...

    by Rosariomanzo | 3rd of September, 2012

    …am I becoming a better photographer? It's a few months I see accepted photos are more than rejected ones, and the trend is going up. I still have a small portfolio and a few sales, but that was my main goal: learning and improving my technique. I'm sure more sales will... More
  • Photography Books You Should Read

    by Afagundes | 23rd of June, 2012

    Thie Photography Books Authors are for you to learn and step forward on your photography, this list is not of books of photographs. Since there are some newbies here all the time, I decided to publish a small list of books I think could help you on your journey. This... More
  • Hi There!

    by Angkawijaya92 | 21st of June, 2012

    Hi Dreamstimers, It's been awhile since I put my energy on Dreamtime, and now here I am with 76 onlines and a few more under review and I hope to pass 100 mark soon. I mainly do landscapes, ancient ruins and some animals shoot, and thinking about going to tabletop... More
  • I have got my first payment

    by Katrien55 | 7th of June, 2012

    I have got my first payment! I am so exciting about it. It is also the first time that I have tried paypal system to receive my money. Originally, I had no knowledge on the technology of photography at all before I worked for dreamstime although I always like taking photos.... More
  • Don't mention your interest in photography

    by Mark6138 | 23rd of April, 2012

    Everyone I meet believes they are an expert photographer. It seems that the ownership of a camera and the expertise to use it appropriately can both be purchased from the store at the same time. Sadly, I didn't get the joint package. I had to study, practice, spend time reviewing,... More
  • Beware of Empty Praise

    by Peanutroaster | 23rd of April, 2012

    Maybe it’s a generational thing but I really have a distaste for empty praise. I really cringe at the thought of getting praise for work that I know is subpar. Maybe I’m too hard on myself but I truly believe one can not advance when one is constantly told how good... More
  • Continuous learning and review. The art of success?

    by Mark6138 | 19th of April, 2012

    Like many people on DT I have spent time looking at other people's portfolios and wondering what they have done to get the often exceptional sales to portfolio size ratios they have. One thing that is obvious is that there is a need for a mixed portfolio consisting... More
  • Free Lightroom 4 Online Course Class

    by Peanutroaster | 20th of March, 2012

    I have the Lightroom 4 upgrade on order. Meanwhile I'm looking forward to watching the upcoming CreativeLive streaming class on Lightroom 4. CreativeLive streams its photography classes for free for those who register and sell videos of the classes later if you want to... More
  • 4th birthday on the 4th

    by Dmccale | 2nd of March, 2012

    my very first photo With many Cameras, lenses, programs and lights. I have almost made it four years here.In the beginning it was one of many sites I joined. The first two years I was not very active and received many rejections. This was a learning experience and continues... More
  • I always do the happy dance

    by Birksphotography | 12th of January, 2012

    It's always a good feeling whenever I see my uploaded photo's numbers go up. Since I'm not use to shooting stock I have a sharp learning curve and a low A.R. but I'm learning. Slowly my numbers are climbing and eachtime I get a photo accepted I do a little dance ;) Little... More
  • One Year In

    by Llareggub | 1st of January, 2012

    I guess it is really two years in, I initially submitted some photography in January 2010 but failed the submission process and I go t a little demoralised so I wwent away and did a 365 Project to force me to learn the nuances of my camera and improve a little... I resubmitted... More
  • 1000 Sales!

    by Rosedarc | 16th of December, 2011

    I'm very happy that finally reached 1000 sales, after a bit more than 2 years exclusive on Dreamstime, thanks to a nice extra large kangaroo fight credit sale! Nice milestone to remember :-) I wish I had more time to take photos and upload, but ultimately I think it's... More
  • Why Going Exclusive with Dreamstime Makes Sense For Me.

    by Vcarmstrong | 1st of November, 2011

    I am pretty excited. I was accepted as an exlusive contributor! So photography is more of a part time hobby and I have a full time job. I started out with a competitve agency and soon started using Dreamstime. I found I did not have time to keep up with posting on two... More

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