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  • 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
  • My First Sale!

    by Beng32 | 24th of July, 2015

    A bit of a cliche making a blog about my first sale, but I don't care I've waited almost three months. I don't believe in premonitions or anything like that, but last night I had a dream that I made my first sale, then the very next day... When I first started on Dreamstime... More
  • Playing with isolation

    by Benliammelville | 23rd of July, 2015

    I just had my first taste of isolated photography, and I wanted to share just how easy it can be to try it out, even well before you attempt to produce any high quality shots. I used very few simple tools I literally had in my backpack. 1. An old canon powershot 120, a... More
  • new collection

    by Sylvaindeutsch | 20th of July, 2015

    Hello everyone, Here you can see my new collection. It's all about Nature beauty. Feel free to propose me more of it which fit. Enjoy.   Nature Beauty Collection See Article
  • Introduction

    by Brandonbove2250 | 18th of July, 2015

    Hello! I am just introducing myself for i am new to this site! I love taking pictures of animals and also still photos of things such as flowers. I will always take constructive criticism and build on it so please let me know what you think! I am always looking for a... More
  • New to stock photography? What should you do?

    by Benliammelville | 17th of July, 2015

    So you're checking out the world of stock photography, and you have no idea what to do? Here are a few good tips, from someone who is currently going through the same stage. 1. Read everything! Photography is full of creative helpful people, who have covered every subject... More
  • New Zealand This Winter

    by Angkawijaya92 | 15th of July, 2015

    It's July and it's winter in Auckland. I thought that I came in the most unfavourable weather to take landscapes and cityscapes, as bad weather haunts everyday, but luckily, there some clear days, and those photos I took now are filling up on the DT. Take a look some of... More
  • New world new guy

    by Ddukang | 13th of July, 2015

    i am come from China,and i never upload images into any Non-Chinese website,the dreamstime is the first and the first to reject my photos,,,not one... this give me a shock and then i seriously read about why,,then ,i have a more clear understand with mine... may be there... More
  • To specialise or have an eclectic mix???

    by Lightspire | 26th of June, 2015

        Beginning to get shots that (I think) are worth uploading and yes, they are being accepted! I now find myself thinking of new subjects to photograph and submit, oh the ideas are flowing...not sure the skill is up to it though :) I know it is "early days" for... More
  • My first arcitectural landscape is accepted

    by Robertflynn | 25th of June, 2015

    hi folks Decided to try and broaden my portfolio and after a lot of thought (and rejections) decided to try images of architecture around my local area. I hoped that this would open new avenues of photography and appeal to a wider audience of views and sales. I was... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Cajunphotohound | 23rd of June, 2015

    I am new to Dreamstime and was very happy when my first sale happened shortly after posting my first few pictures! I currently have 120 pictures online. My first sale was of a fire tower in Mississippi I snapped while traveling.     See Article
  • First 100 uploads

    by Adammeadows12 | 22nd of June, 2015

    today is my first milestone of 100 photo uploads . After uploading hundreds of photos and receiving disappointing rejects and I have learned about what to shoot and what not to shoot. The formula for successful photos and an increase in sales is the lessons learned from previous... More
  • 50th image accepted

    by Robertflynn | 14th of June, 2015

    hi folks Well when i started with DT i set myself a target, get 50 images accepted, i am pleased that today i successfully crossed that off my to do list, well not really i just added another 50 and now aiming for the round 100.        At the same time i was... More
  • New Camera New Capabilities New Motivation!

    by Sebastian423 | 23rd of May, 2015

    After 10 months with my first digital camera Lumix FZ200 I've reached the point where i am not satisfy with it's technical capabilities anymore. Any photos above ISO 200 contain a lot of noise which is limiting me to a tripod or good light conditions :) Before joining DT... More
  • Leap of Faith

    by Eezeedesign | 17th of May, 2015

      Finally after years of designing for other companies I have made the leap into photography for myself. I am extremely nervous and excited at the same time. Fear of the unknown is what has me most afraid. Nobody wants to fail, but I know that with failure comes knowledge.... More
  • My first sale

    by Kikiritkata | 15th of May, 2015

    A couple of days ago I sold my very first image. It is a drawing of mine that I did four years ago. As every other new contributor I was anxious and didn't have the patience and constantly asked myself: When will I finally sell something?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!? I would like to... More
  • New member and my first approved assignment submission

    by Douding2006 | 8th of May, 2015

    Hi Everyone, Very happy to be here, I am just new in DT, very new :) 13 uploads and tried the assignment, luckily I have one approved:   How encouraging for a new member as me. I will keep my work :) See Article
  • In the News Section

    by Andreistancu | 27th of April, 2015

    Last saturday i was at the International light festival in my hometown, Bucharest. Normally, i had my camera with me and i've shoot a lot of photos. Yesterday was the time for post process, and after that i've put e few on Dreamstime. All of them was accepted but my earnings... More
  • Trying to figure out what THEY want...

    by Ezzian | 11th of April, 2015

    Stock photography has really got me thinking about what THEY (buyers) really want. My usual fun and forgetful photography isn't proving of any interest to potential buyers. I had to ask myself a few questions. Wondering day and night what it was that I was missing.... More
  • NEWBIE!

    by 2700art | 2nd of April, 2015

    >Hey All! I'm new to Dreamstime and Stock Photography in general, I have already had a handful of random images accepted, and am simply looking for insight into how I can get more exposure and hopefully more sales. I have been taking photos for 2 decades and take great pride... More

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