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  • Alistaircotton
    Model release form for all agencies

    by Alistaircotton | 31st of January, 2011

    Yuri has had an excellent model release form available on his site for a while now. However, when I tried to use it towards the end of last year there were some problems and DT and another agency rejected the form. I've updated this MR form and reposted it as a download... More
  • AuthenticCreations
    Finding your model with a cheap way

    by AuthenticCreations | 11th of January, 2011

    Finding a model can be easy. You can ask your friends or your family. If you explain how the images will be used most of them will sign you a release. But what if you need some new models? You can pay for expensive professional models but there is a cheaper way...... You... More
  • Buffaloartist
    Licences and how to obtain them for my art work, help!

    by Buffaloartist | 29th of December, 2010

    I went yesterday from being totally excited to have a new source for my art. I bought several photos that I would love to paint. Then I realized there are difference kinds of licenses and I might not have bought the right to paint these. Who understands when I need... More
  • Budgetstockphoto
    Useful Botton

    by Budgetstockphoto | 9th of December, 2010

    There is a useful button on at the top of each article page, does it work? because I don't understand how some of the recent threads of facile "wow congratulations" comments and the banal posts they accompany can possibly be justified as something newsworthy for syndication... More
  • Dgphotographic
    Getting started

    by Dgphotographic | 9th of December, 2010

    Hi ! My first blog entry.........I'm still in the shallow end of "Stock Photography" although I have been photographing things for over 40 years there is still a lot to learn when it comes to selling images. It has been a quiet week so far, a live gig with fantastic stage... More
  • Davidwatmough
    Thoughts upon reaching 1000 images on line.

    by Davidwatmough | 27th of November, 2010

    Three weeks ago I received my Dreamstime check for $1000 but was 50 images short of 1000 so thinking about it I decided to invest in hiring a model. I wanted to capture images of the quality of these four which I envy. So I visited a web site of a local studio and... More
  • Aughty
    Iphone APP for Model Release for Photographers

    by Aughty | 14th of November, 2010

    I carry my cell phone with me all over the world and along with it are 100s of useable apps to make organizing my lifestyle easier without relying heavily on my laptop to keep notes, etc. There are now electronic model releases made available for photographers for their Iphones,... More
  • Fiifre
    My First Model

    by Fiifre | 9th of November, 2010

    I read on stock-photography blogs that models sell better than most other type of pictures. So I said to myself, lets give it a try. I asked my second half if she agreed and she did... Feel free to comment or give advice on how to sell stock, as I'm always looking for... More
  • Ziprashantzi
    Creative Garments using One Choth Piece

    by Ziprashantzi | 7th of November, 2010

    Hi DT Family, I am very happy today because two of my images in have been approved in which I had done creative designing of clothing for one of my model. I just used only one Single piece of Cloth and tried to wrap it in different styles. Since both the styles (in both... More
  • Robseguin
    not as smooth as we hoped :)

    by Robseguin | 29th of October, 2010

    First of all thank you so much for the nice comments, it means a lot to us. Got our first rejections this week (not 1 but 7...ouch), didn’t feel that good, but taught us a lesson, that we have to do a better job. So, that’s what we are going to do…to submit pictures... More
  • Serjedi
    My first amazing model.. ;-)

    by Serjedi | 13th of October, 2010

    Hi guys! Finally I uploaded my first picture with a real model! And I want to share with you in my first blog! She's my beautiful girlfriend and I'm so glad to be in love with her.. I hope I can upload other pictures of her (now she's my personal model, and... More
  • Fotosmurf02
    Planning a stockshoot...

    by Fotosmurf02 | 6th of October, 2010

    I can still remember that very first time I had an official "stockshoot". It must have been close to 6 years ago and I had just discovered the existence of microstock. I seriously did not have a clue what stockphotography was at the time, so I got a model in my living room... More
  • Breakers
    200 Downloads / Sales

    by Breakers | 25th of September, 2010

    Hi Everyone, Today I have reached one of my milestone goals 200 downloads/sales! I enjoy exploring and challenging the limits of my creativity and if clients like what they see and download, that is very rewarding. More
  • Julia161
    Businessman in shopping centre

    by Julia161 | 17th of September, 2010

    I just wanted to share with you my joy about finding a new model, Petr. This guy is very easy to work with, loves being photographed and looks natural in any pose. Here is a part of our first series "Young businessman in shoping centre" More
  • Bevanward
    Compact envy ... Canon G12 is coming

    by Bevanward | 15th of September, 2010

    If there is one thing worse than not having your camera when needed, it is only having a poor quality camera. You end up with an impression of what could have been so much more.... oh the pain and torment! I look back to images from my first digital and wish that I was... More
  • Aginger
    Inspiration in a castle

    by Aginger | 10th of September, 2010

    I didn't write an article a long time...I have no inspiration, no themes, no mood, only a cam and an empty pending que, waiting for some new stuff. All summer has gone without any good photos. :( Last Sunday of August I was lucky enough to take a tour in newly renovated... More
  • Linqong
    Car models

    by Linqong | 5th of September, 2010

    I like the car models, especially BMW car models,I have collected some BMW car models,they are the best carrier of car culture. BMW cars in the development process, created their own culture, and automotive appearance design, technical features, historical background,... More
  • Visceralimage
    Series of mistakes drops acceptance average

    by Visceralimage | 26th of August, 2010

    Hopefully my experience will help others here on Dreamstime not make the same mistakes I have made during the past month. This is not a critique about DT, it is to help others not make same mistakes. Prior to this month, I had submitted roughly 500 images with an acceptance... More
  • Mephi55to
    Upgrade

    by Mephi55to | 2nd of August, 2010

    Hey everyone, as my camera, the Sony Alpha 200 is getting kinda old I was thinking about getting a new one, but as I have many accessories for Sony and not so much money for a big investment I want some opinions on what I should buy. I was thinking about getting the... More
  • Elitsa
    First photos with the new toy+ first model photos

    by Elitsa | 30th of July, 2010

    I am so happy to share with all of you that I am a proud owner of a new toy - Nikon D5000! After years with my old pocket camera it's time to upgrade. I just found out that I already have photos accepted and moreover - I have my first model photos online! The model,... More

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