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  • Haunting and haunted locations for photography

    by Tangie | 30th of October, 2013

    We're getting closer to that spooky night of the year when they say the dead walk the earth and all sort of supernatural, spine-chilling phenomena occur. Most of you will probably grab their cameras. Experienced photostockers will always try to shoot the best of the worst... More
  • Visual cooking

    by Tangie | 15th of May, 2009

    Evolving from means of sustenance to means of indulgence, food is today considered an art committed to both feed the body and please the eye. Quality food, cuisine and gourmet are recurrent words in our vocabulary while food-related images still have a wide market areal to... More
  • And now just for fun..

    by Physi28 | 1st of December, 2016

    I have been an exclusive contributor at DT since 2010 and there have been many ups and downs, after the first difficulties and the unavoidable learning process my acceptance ratio increased to over 80% and it seemed that slowly but steadily, as the sales and also the revenue... More
  • Most precious photograph

    by Valalolo | 30th of November, 2016

      What is your most precious photo, the one you value the most from your own photos? It might be anything. From nature to the commercial stuff, anything that is close to your heart. This is the area I always bump into when I try to sell my photos. I spend a lot of... More
  • My Brov.

    by Pamjreynolds | 26th of November, 2016

    Hello This post is to say thank you to the folks that commented on a previous blog of mine about me donating some of my earnings from Dreamstime to a Cancer Charity. This to me is more important than ever, after losing my brother nearly four weeks ago to Cancer. I know... More
  • Six years contributor on DT

    by Hellen8 | 18th of November, 2016

    Six years contributor on DT Exactly six years ago, I registered and sent a few photos for approval. Can you imagine how happy I was, after acceptance? ... Great! I gradually sent more and more photos. After accepting 50 pictures, I became the exclusive photographer... More
  • Photography to a dream

    by Dabahos | 15th of November, 2016

    Hi guys, Actually it's my first post in here, I just started the account and uploaded some photos. My name is write your text here, and I'm traveling across Central and South America in the most beautiful places. As part of my traveling I'm taking pictures of all certain... More
  • Happy Shot at Tsing Ba Bridge with film camera

    by Dreamhouse2021 | 10th of November, 2016

    I have take a short trip to Tsing Ma Bridge where located at Hong Kong Ma Wan. I use my lovely Hasselblad 500CM camera to take a set photo of Tsing Ma Bridge. The high resolution of medium format film camera let me produce a beautiful and high quality photo. Nowadays many... More
  • What? More Sales?!

    by Lmtphotography | 9th of November, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers! I was astounded when I logged in the other day to discover that I had, in fact, seven sales! Granted, it only comes to a total of $5.67... But, nevertheless, I am really happy about the success. Here are some that I have sold in the past few weeks:... More
  • Top 10 tips for new contributors

    by Nikitu | 4th of November, 2016

    Congratulations on having your first images accepted at Dreamstime. Keep up the good work and many more to come! To improve your future uploads and continue with a high approval rate, here are some tips based on our extensive experience in microstock imagery review. You... More
  • Tips For Getting Your 'National Geographic' Shot

    by Rachaelmurphey | 31st of October, 2016

         Getting that perfect shot can be difficult. There are a number of different variables that come into play that can make or break whether that shot is National Geographic worthy, such as lighting, motion, gear, and even the camera case. These tips are designed... More
  • How to make Money on Stock sites like Dreamstime and Have Fun

    by Bryanroschetzky3 | 30th of October, 2016

    After being a Stock Photographer on Many different stock sites , every site has it's ups and downs. Dreamstime has many perks! They Accept almost everything. They have wonderful Media Sharing Options. Which helps with exposure and linking to other free sights like Facebook... More
  • Wildlife

    by Jamesbuys | 24th of October, 2016

    I have recently, after several years of casual photography, started to focus more on the beauty that nature offers. We love the outdoors and with the lovely weather and surroundings in Southern Africa teaming with wildlife, one cannot go by without enjoying the free canvas... More
  • Love of photography - life in the Croatia

    by Leptir2010 | 21st of October, 2016

    The love of photography was born in younger days. I always have been fascinated by photography, beauty caught the moment, the moment that we can no longer repeat, go back. Great is the power to capture the moment that is, that becomes history. I was born in the Croatian... More
  • Why Do You Love Photography?

    by Cloverpatch | 7th of October, 2016

    Anyone reading at Dreamstime loves taking photos! Even though we have our favorite subjects, we are always ready to capture unexpected moments in time which catch our eyes and hearts. Most of us taking part in Dreamstime have probably loved taking photos for many years.... More
  • Historical sites, war, and photography

    by Afifalshaibani | 7th of October, 2016

    Hi all, War is a disaster !! I took these photos before the horrible war in Yemen. Nowadays, these sites are destroyed totally as this building    or partially as this site    As a photographer, I should be happy that my photos of these sites can not be... More
  • Fifty photos uploaded

    by Cloverpatch | 26th of September, 2016

    The adventure continues! Today my 50th photo was uploaded and it happens to be a photo of my favorite subject: Clouds. The photo below was taken when a storm was approaching our area. The clouds which formed were a more uncommon type called "undulatus asperatus."  ... More
  • Need Advice...

    by Patilustra | 24th of September, 2016

    Hello to everyone that reads this words, I hope you guys are having a great weekend and that you are having fun the best way... taking photos ;) I have been training to become a better photographer every time I use my camera, but sometimes I feel that maybe because of... More
  • 10 years of Stock Photography

    by Thefinalmiracle | 23rd of September, 2016

    It seems like yesterday but its been 10 years since I got my first digital camera Canon Powershot A320. A 3.2 mexapixel camera that opened the world of stock photography for me. I was a hobbyist and was happy with my Nikon SLR till I understood the potential of digital photography... More
  • What you can upload on Dreamstime?

    by Crisdumitru | 19th of September, 2016

    Hello again dreamstime users! I write this article because someone ask me if he can upload on Dreamstime video and audio. The answer is yes, on Dreamstime you can upload images ( photography) , illustrations like jpg files, vectors ( eps, ai, cdr files). They must be... More

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