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  • Lifeontheside
    Get Busy Living - Life Sells !!!

    by Lifeontheside | 2nd of September, 2014

              I am asked these questions so often : So what are stock photos? What should I be shooting? What is most popular? What are designers looking for? What photos sell the best? Does it sound familiar, or maybe you too are asking the same questions. I... More
  • Physi28
    Persistence?

    by Physi28 | 29th of August, 2014

    I have been at DT since 2010 with now around 2800 images online and with an average approval rate of around 84 percent, I have newer stopped uploading any month, sales were increasing with temporary downs, (all the veterans here may remember the crisis in the first quarter... More
  • Celiaak
    Image Adoption

    by Celiaak | 28th of August, 2014

    It is always a joy to know one of our forgoten images fallen in to level 0 threshold has been adopted (AKA sold). I don't mind if it is a credit sale or a subscription sale. I feel happy just to know someone took the time to find it and the image is good... More
  • Lifeontheside
    SO EXCITED ONE OF MY PICS GOT EDITORS CHOICE

    by Lifeontheside | 27th of August, 2014

    Well, I am just so thrilled and have to share. When I logged onto my account I was so excited to find that one of my photographs had received Editors Choice. What an honour to be included among some of the most truly amazing images in this section. I was not expecting it... More
  • Valevvicki
    A Lesson Learned!

    by Valevvicki | 23rd of August, 2014

    I am not proud to be admitting I have learned the following lesson the hard way. By sharing this experience I hope others may avoid making the same mistake. After reading many times about the importance of backing up files at least twice for safe keeping, I purchased... More
  • Matthiase
    People photoshoot

    by Matthiase | 21st of August, 2014

    I did a awesome photoshoot with one of my new models a week ago. Here's some of the images:). The images turned out great and I'm looking forward to work with this model again.                More
  • Hyperbiker
    MORE THAN SIX HUNDRED PHOTOS ONLINE

    by Hyperbiker | 16th of August, 2014

    I have just realised that I have more than 600 hundred photos approved and online. When I first starting uploading on June, 2011, I had only a very faint idea about stock photography and selling them online.Thanks to Dreamstime, a new world is open in front of me. Below... More
  • Designroast
    How to Pair Photos with Flat Design

    by Designroast | 2nd of July, 2014

    The flat design trend has taken the world by storm, from our smartphones to the places we hang out and do work on the web. If you’re creating an app or a website, chances are good that you’re going to need to use some photographs with your design – but how do you do... More
  • Nguyenhoangyen
    100 images online

    by Nguyenhoangyen | 2nd of July, 2014

    Finally I reached first milestone: 100 images online. I'm not professional photographer, so I really worked hard to shoot as much as possible (about time, technique, …). Learning from huge Dreamstime's society makes me excited! In future, I hope that my portfolio would... More
  • PHPMaster
    Image cropping tool for creating beautiful blog posts

    by PHPMaster | 30th of June, 2014

    Hello Dreamstime Bloggers,   Let me show you how to use the new cropping tool to create beautiful blog posts: Step 1 - Click on the crop image button. Step 2 - Enter the image ID that you want to crop and click "Load image".- you can use only dreamstime.... More
  • Matthiase
    MILESTONE: 1000+ Images online

    by Matthiase | 24th of June, 2014

    Finally 1000 images online:). See Article
  • Subhra2jyoti
    Welcome to my Pinterest Board

    by Subhra2jyoti | 23rd of June, 2014

    Dear friends, I have created a board in Pinterest to promote my stock images. Please do visit the same at the following link:- My Board on Pinterest Your feedback and tips will be quite helpful to me. Please do visit. Warm regards, Subhrajyoti India More
  • GWHughes
    Milestone reached- 50th download sale- thanks Dreamstime

    by GWHughes | 12th of June, 2014

    Just sharing my appreciation and thanks to Dreamstime as I have now made my 50th sale! Here's the image that did it! Onwards. See Article
  • Shiny247
    New to Dreamstime - First Images

    by Shiny247 | 9th of June, 2014

    My very first batch of submissions and 3 images get accepted! I am very pleased and excited. Lots to learn! See Article
  • Robinstockphotos
    Do NOT use image stabilization!

    by Robinstockphotos | 29th of May, 2014

    No, do not panic if you have it turned on. Image stabilization is a term used for Canon equipment, which is technically stabilization of optical elements inside of a lens to reduce vibration caused by hand movements or vibrations of small magnitude. Getting back to... 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
  • Egomezta
    Happy for images taken with iPhone

    by Egomezta | 30th of April, 2014

    I wasn't sure if my iPhone was good enough to take images that DT would accept. So I gave it a try, mainly because I can't always carry my big Nikon camera everywhere and I have taken some images with the iPhone that would like to try to sell. I submitted 2 images... More
  • Alexstork
    My 300 image mark is behind me!

    by Alexstork | 29th of April, 2014

    Milestones take huge effort and daily perseverance. Today I reached my second one. It seems that the first two may perhaps be the most difficult to achieve. Having confidence in one's ability when the sales are few and far in between sure takes courage. I'm hanging in... More
  • Cheese365
    At Last 100 images online!

    by Cheese365 | 15th of April, 2014

    I am celebrating, 100 images online! Thought I'd never get there. Thanks DT. I've learnt a lot but I've still got loads more to learn. The important thing is I enjoy it! I doubt I'll ever be a great stock photographer as staging is not for me, although I do look at photography... More
  • Lenutaidi
    Celebrating sale no 300

    by Lenutaidi | 9th of April, 2014

    Today I celebrate 300 sales! This is the image that gave me the sale number 300: Thank you for my buyers! Thank you, DT! I give wine to drink to all :) See Article

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