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  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... More
  • Acceptance percentage

    by Patrick57 | 23rd of March, 2017

    I have just got my acceptance percentage up to 80% from a low of 57% the first month or two of uploading to Dreamstime. So for anyone new my tip would be check your images carefully for blemishes and noise as a starting point and be a little selective. Now if I have any doubts... More
  • An Unusual Milestone

    by Bradshawj567 | 8th of March, 2017

    100 VIEWS! I'm not sure I have seen a blog on this subject before, so I figured I would be the first. If I am NOT the first, my apologies. I just feel so good about being on here since 16 Feb of this year, & it is finally today, 08 Mar, that I finally got my 100th view.... More
  • Two images of my new series

    by Chrismalaurie | 5th of March, 2017

    Hello, Here two new images of my series dedicated to people with reduced mobility. This shows that there are some things people with disabilities do but that able people can not do. Good day to you    See Article
  • Pop art experiments

    by Yablochniuk | 7th of February, 2017

    How often do you have inspiration to shoot something awesome but the weather ugly and light is flat? I had exactly this situation few week ago. And it was perfect moment for new experiments.   I tried himself in shooting of things. I used origami paper as background and... More
  • Two months in

    by TheSlowWalkers | 16th of January, 2017

    Hello everyone. It's been two months since joining dreamstime and it has just flown by. I've now had 40 photos approved and a small number refused but this has made me more careful, to think about the content to be uploaded and to persevere. There's a long way to go but it... More
  • 400+ sales, 10 images of Huaraz, Peru today

    by Apers | 7th of January, 2017

    Today 10 images were sold making a 400+ total! All images were taken in the Huaraz region in Peru: 3 images of Laguna Querococha, 3 images of Laguna Llanganuco, and 4 images of Chavin de Huantar. During the summer of 2015 we visited quite a few places in Peru I had visited... More
  • First access permission granted

    by Digikhmer | 3rd of January, 2017

    As I wrote in the previous blog, I started to be an active contributor 2 years after creating my account in 2011. Since April 2011, it seems that the dream is still on.    This picture of Amsterdam is my last success story. I have seen this picture from another contributor... More
  • Getting there with the lighting

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 12th of December, 2016

    So, these guys are my local models who are more often than not hanging out under the jetty at buddy dive. Around 1630hrs on calm sunny days, and it is rainy season at the moment so sun and calm water are a little rare, the light is perfect for shooting them with a little... More
  • 10 Power-Packed Insights to Capture a Hero on Camera or Digital Canvas

    by Smokinggun7 | 8th of December, 2016

      BAM! Oof! Snikt! Pow! Heroes are ingrained deeply into our culture. From ancient Greece to Gotham City, heroes help us tell our story of what it means to be human through their powerful symbols, epic plot lines, Herculean feats, and mysterious superpowers. Not to... More
  • What’s up with a Calm Lake Superior?

    by Dream111184 | 4th of December, 2016

    A friend of mine and I stopped in Grand Marais and we walked out to Artists Point to take some pictures. Lake Superior was dead calm, not a ripple. I had never seen the big lake that still. We were skipping some stones and trying to take photos and videos of the stones skipping.... More
  • Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World

    by Apers | 20th of November, 2016

       Machu Picchu is an icon of the Inca culture. It was built around 1450 for one of the Inca emperors and abandoned a century later during the Spanish Conquest. Hiram Bingham rediscovered it in 1911. The place was so secluded that only local people knew about it. And now... More
  • Chimney sweeps for good luck

    by Iguanasbear | 5th of November, 2016

    My grandmother had a dresser in which to stow better dishes and all kinds of souvenirs. There was also a collection of porcelain and wooden chimney sweeps for good luck. As a child I was fascinated by them. I was not allowed to touch them, I is not broken, so I just long... More
  • Milstone reached

    by Jamesbuys | 2nd of November, 2016

    Good day I have reached the 50 image milestone (68 images online). All my photos are now exclusive for Dreamstime and will not be found anywhere else. please visit my photos and feel free to share with friends. I love all the other photographer's photos, learn a lot by... More
  • Life is wonderful

    by Leptir2010 | 28th of October, 2016

    Life is wonderful how themselves participate in creating unforgettable moments.Let us ask ourselves when we last woke up with a smile on his face, the last time we thank the blessings we can enjoy another morning, day and everything that makes our life.Be able to observe... More
  • Life comes full circle

    by Philippaanneg | 23rd of October, 2016

    I have recently renewed my love of photography, which started when I was a student studying zoology, geology and botany in New Zealand a very long time ago! Using print film was fun but expensive. Like all kiwi graduates, I went travelling and ended up in Sydney, working... More
  • Saw-Scaled Viper- Fascinating snakes

    by Anoopkumar4466 | 9th of October, 2016

      Echis Carinatus - Indian Saw scaled Viper or Little Indian Viper Saw scaled vipers belong to the Genus of Echis. There are about 8 species of snakes identified under this genus. They are found in Africa, Indian subcontinent, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Middle East.... More
  • The Conundrum of the Upper Right Corner in Web Design

    by Michaelafree | 22nd of September, 2016

    Studies of user-behavior show, the upper right corner of a website is the area the human eye is least drawn to. This makes it a perfect spot for a contextual image, something users see, but don’t need to read. But who would shoot a picture like that? We Simply Read Left... More
  • Improving Photography Skills Through Dreamstime

    by Jruffa | 12th of September, 2016

    This is my first foray into writing a blog for Dreamstime.... I've been a contributor to Dreamstime for some time, starting back when there were less than 1 million images online (seems like ages ago!). At the time, I had discovered the Dreamstime site... More
  • 2 Year Anniversary - 2,000 Images Uploaded

    by Rhbabiak13 | 7th of September, 2016

    This past August was my two year anniversary with Dreamstime. It's amazing to think that it was only two years ago that I was dreaming about being able to sell my photos. Two years later, it has become a reality. Today, I hit the 2,000 pictures uploaded mark. I currently... More

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