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  • New Image Search in Google

    by Charlydamart | 23rd of July, 2010

    Hi to all! Have you seen the new apparence of Images Search on Google? I think it is much better than before. You can ask just for type of image (photographies, illustration, etc). Give here your opinion! More
  • Presentation on DT

    by Mariaam | 31st of May, 2010

    In my opinion a good presentation on DT is very important! I was dissatisfied with mine and made some changes on my DT start page: I added more information, changed the colors of the collections, dropped unnecessary text and, the most important thing, advertised my... More
  • 100th Sale. Some opinions about DT.

    by Angelsimon | 15th of April, 2010

    Well, I'd like to share with you my great joy: today I had my 100th sale. This is the photo: It is time for a little balance. I'm in DT for three months, I have a portfolio of 527 images, and a radius of acceptance of 62.4% due to rejection by similar photos. I have two... More
  • isolated on "BLACK" ?

    by Zenpix | 6th of April, 2010

    What do you guys think of photos/objects isolated over a black background. I have a good amt of isolated on white but none on black, until now. What im wondering is it better ~ the same ~ or worse to isolate on black? . . . or another color? I have read that designers... More
  • Decline of sells

    by Cristalloid | 15th of March, 2010

    Recently I realized that on the beginning of any given month many sells happen, and in the second half of the same month sells decline nearly to nill. I wonder if this is your experience too?! See Article
  • march 2009- march 2010

    by Card76 | 10th of March, 2010

    Hi to everybody In march 2009 I sold my first image on dreamstime After one year, yesterday I sold my 200th picture! Sure, one year ago, when I started my adventure with Dreamstime I thought to sell more images and to earn more money... but I thought... More
  • First Blog!!! EVER!

    by Chrisbrignell | 25th of November, 2009

    Hi everyone This is my first blog ever so not really to sure on what i should be putting but please take a look at my portfolio and let me know what you think? Any advice and critique would be very handy on improving my Stock photography techniques and ideas. I usually... More
  • Diversity vs Speaciality

    by Fultonsphoto | 16th of September, 2009

    I read once somewhere here in the DT blogs that a good photographer should be able to take a photograph of anything and make it look great. That said this brings me to the point of this blog - its more of a quiz to which I hope to find some answers through responses though... More
  • isolated images or background

    by Papepi | 4th of September, 2009

    in your opinion, what images are most successful for the sale, those with isolated elements or with background? See Article
  • 200 DLs! And my 1st Nikon!

    by Bibidesign | 14th of August, 2009

    Hi Everyone! A few months ago... I commented on the last post that I did not have too many sales but according to the months go by... I have more and more sales! I have reached the 200 downloads! Great! I am so happy! Recently I buy mi first camera reflex I am... More
  • My first assignment file

    by Troscha | 5th of August, 2009

    "E-commerce" is my first competition with other photographers and artists. This is my first assignment file . It will be interesting to read your opinion about my image. See Article
  • Exclusive sales

    by Aginger | 24th of April, 2009

    Today's suprise is two new sales from my exclusive images - thank you!: In my opinion, exclusivity is not the best way on any stock sites. Maybe some of you will disagree, but I think I'm not good enough for exclusivity. :) However, the option in Dreamstime that... More
  • My opinion

    by Justmeyo | 5th of February, 2009

    First i would like to specify i am not a photographer with much experience and secondly i write this article only for those who do not have much experience. Recently more people are complaining that upload limit has changed,rejected pictures reasons and many other things... More
  • How About Abstract Style Photoes

    by Black-white | 16th of November, 2008

    Recently, I had uploaded many photoes in abstract style to DT. These are almost suitable for background. After a certain anxious waiting period, two ones were accepted as well as the others refused. The case made me do some further think about the abstract photoes... More
  • Do your research...

    by Jaboardm | 8th of August, 2008

    I use to enjoy when people would ask me what they should get for equipment, but have become exhausted by this question. I use to start off with "It depends on what you want to do". I would also not steer anyone towards one particular manufacturer. Over the years I have... More
  • HDR images

    by Photophreak | 19th of April, 2008

    I just found the wonderful world of HDR photography, I am hooked,it definatly makes a better image in my opinion as far as buildings and landscapes go. I have used a great program called dynamic photo HDR......its easy for anyone! I would love to know others thoughts on this... More
  • So. What is an artist?

    by Amlyd | 10th of March, 2008

    I realise this has been asked a million times before, but i was wondering. In my own case i cannot draw, paint or produce an image by any 'manual' means known to man (or woman). I do not say this for effect or to elicit protestations of 'oh, you're not that bad' or similar.... More
  • Recommendations

    by Markogt | 21st of February, 2008

    Be kind and recommend good web pages ;) It would be cool to find the best photo related pages up from the net!By that I mean those pages that help you improve your photography skills and give a good review about new technology, tips. I know there is this google thing... More
  • HDR

    by Tatar | 10th of December, 2007

    I am interested what any of you knows about hdr images and what do you think about them. From what i have seen, sometimes they are pretty good and some times are over done. what is your experience in this field and do you have any tips for making the hdr images cool. More
  • Camera Raw: Why?

    by Bluerabbit | 2nd of October, 2007

    Note: I currently use a Nikon D80 with Photoshop CS3 and selective noise reduction with Neat Image. When I first started shooting digital, I had a point and shoot that produced great jpegs, but I had to accept what the camera gave me. Most of the time, that was fine,... More

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