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  • Composition

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of December, 2007

    There are some composition tricks that apply to stock photography specifically. As more and more image use migrates to the web, the old stock photo rule of leaving room for type is becoming less significant. It is becoming replaced with approaches that enhance an image’... More
  • It's All There in Black and White

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of August, 2007

    Advertising screams, ‘We want color photos!’ and galleries yell back, ‘Only black & white matters.’ That was the past. Yes, it’s certain that color images dominate in print and web advertising and that classic photography found in galleries is more closely associated... More
  • Amatrice, please you all pray for Italy...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 27th of August, 2016

      This WAS Amatrice, province of Rieti, Italy. On 24th August we were shocked by a terrible earthquake, that destroyed totally what you're looking at in this picture. Please, pray for all the victims. Thanks. See Article
  • New to photography

    by Jimmygade | 25th of July, 2016

    I am rather new to the world of photography, which has always interested me, only recent i have taken up the challenge to learn to take proper pictures, which i find very hard, but still very interesting work of art, i love taking pictures of everything in nature, animals,... More
  • Make your amateur photos more professional with Photoshop

    by Felzum | 7th of June, 2016

    Hi everybody I am learning to use photoshop, this is my new project. Powerful lessons I´ve learned from Photoshop: •Almays remove distracting objects ruining the photo, or put a black background on a picture •Try to Put a plain background photo and clone the... More
  • WekMentor Says hello!

    by Elenawekmentor | 27th of May, 2016

    This is my first article, and I would like to say hello to this community! In here I will soon be posting some photos on anything related to the education world: Universities anywhere, classes that invites you to flight through the knowledge, libraries with charm in where... More
  • Yellow Mountain: 7 additional formats in one day

    by Apers | 13th of March, 2016

    End 2014 I made a challenging trip to Yellow Mountain: bus, cable car, and a climb. The area is really spectacular, with the fog hanging between the peak-shaped mountains. I had taken my Nikon D800 and 16-35mm wide angle lens (quite a load). The pictures capture the atmosphere... More
  • Invasive, but relaxed

    by Physi28 | 3rd of March, 2016

    The pet market has made many exotic species available to enthusiastic animal lovers with different not-always-positive consequences for the concerned species and for our environment. In some occasions an excessive hunt of wild species has endangered their survival, in... More
  • Again that monkey!

    by Physi28 | 12th of February, 2016

    Last February 4th and after making a bunch of sales all of them showing Woolly Monkeys from Peru I wrote a post about that issue. Today one of the pics I showed on the post was sold again, coincidence or a result of posting at Dreamstime? It will probably be impossible... More
  • Running Out of Time

    by Laroach | 2nd of November, 2015

      Had a nice sale today for this photo - "Running Out of Time". This has been one of my best-selling images, created in 2007 as an assignment photo, illustrating climate change/global warming. I find it rather prophetic that the last year I chose to include in the running... More
  • One month of Dreamstime

    by Constructerman | 20th of October, 2015

    Dear members, dear contributors, I greet all of you. I have almost one month of Dreamstime as contributor and... with no results yet :). In this month my total stock photos accepted are 36 with an acceptance ratio of 48%. I want to ask you how was your first month online... More
  • 555 files online

    by Afrumgartz | 24th of September, 2015

      Here's my 555 file online. And want to reach 600 this month See Article
  • Perhaps It's a Milestone to Me

    by Wxh6763 | 29th of August, 2015

    Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves.    Recently, I analyzed the information and data... More
  • No Flowers!

    by Photographycornwall | 3rd of August, 2015

    If there's one subject that we're told not to photograph for stock photography, it's flowers. And yet many of us take great joy in practicing our art and technique on a subject that does not require a model or property release. Moreover, flowers are ubiquitous: they are everywhere.... More
  • 10 cool tips if you're new on Dreamstime

    by Cristinamehe | 30th of July, 2015

    Hello, Since I'm new here I decided to write a little article about what to take into account when you create your account on Dreamstime. This is my first ever so I learned a lot in the process. 1. After you've created an account, which is the easy part, and can start... More
  • Great achievement - 24 sales at once

    by Stef22 | 24th of June, 2015

    Today I managed to sell 24 images simultaneous. All of them are sports editorial images! Here's the list: 5 images of Jose Mourinho 2 images of Frank Lampard 2 images of Jose Mourinho and Frank Lampard together 2 images of Marco Van Basten 2 images of Angel Di Maria... More
  • 4/62 photos were online. It is a great milestone of me.

    by Lifeisgo | 20th of May, 2015

    I am an amateur (newbe). I just join to dreamstime.com from May 2015. When I upload my photos, I think it can not be approve. Because it has many mistake. But last morning, I get up and check my account status. There are 4 photos are approved and online. With me, it is great... More
  • 17 ways to enjoy tea around the world

    by Nikitu | 24th of February, 2015

    I am a tea drinker, anyone here at the office will confirm that for you. I have this huge mug that is always filled with brewed teas from all over the world. If you think tea is a beverage you obtain from dunking a tea bag in hot water than you must read on, and if you know... More
  • How I automated my microstock process and reached profit.

    by 445017 | 4th of February, 2015

    >  I have more than six months experience working on microstock. At The first weeks I had sent my photos via a web form, it was very slow and not convenient. Uploading of small amount of photos on just one stock took a bunch time and required constant control. Next, I learned... More
  • ArtJAM 2015 Santa Rosa California, Sonoma County

    by Cinjenkins | 31st of December, 2014

    What is ArtJAM 2015? ArtJAM 2015 is an art show and festival designed to create a caring, supportive environment for all artists to display their work. There will be as many as 100 Artists accompanied by music, food, and drink. The proceeds of the event will go to the Mia... More

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