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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
  • 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
  • Milestone 3200 images online

    by Hellen8 | 17th of September, 2016

    Hi everyone ! I've just passed a significant milestone : 3200 images online ( 1474 sales) and I would like to share my joy with you all.           I would like to express my thanks to the management DT and a special thank you to all the... More
  • My first exhibition of photos

    by Thorken | 14th of September, 2016

    Some friends asked me to make an exhibition of underwater photos for years. I was not sure that I have enough good photos for this purpose. But... on beginning of summer one friend took me to a new pub of his friend. Both together persuaded me to print and exhibit some photos.... More
  • Photographing Edmonton: The Muttart Conservatory

    by Angelaostafichuk | 11th of September, 2016

    Canadian winters are famous for being long and cold, really long and cold. So how can you bring a camera out when it's -30? You really can't. I've tried and literally frozen up leaving me with nothing to show. So if you're here in those long dark months, what do you do?... More
  • New Adventure as a Videographer!

    by Patilustra | 8th of September, 2016

    Some years ago. (not many actually), crossed my mind to become a photographer, at least as a hobby… Image and movement always fascinate me. Unfortunately, the lack of equipment always kept me away of that “dream”. Postponing it, using during some time as my only... More
  • Modelling in Iran!

    by Rezaks | 2nd of September, 2016

    Iran is a great country with several different cultures and house to numerous historical monuments and architectural masterpieces that can attract far more tourists each year. Regarding Iran potential for tourism and recent Nuclear Deal that has put an end to Iran banking... More
  • What Buyers Look For In Background Images

    by Wisconsinart | 30th of August, 2016

    There is a great need for background images in the microstock industry, however, their uses can vary greatly so there is no real rule of thumb for producing background images. Instead, it can be helpful in understanding what buyers may be looking for.   First of all,... More
  • Where and how to find good honest critique for your work?

    by ImagoGestalter | 30th of August, 2016

    Dear DT community,   I haven't been active on the site for almost 2 years now, because I've made a decision to refocus my photographic ambitions and interests following a more theatrical/artistic style. I've got no regrets doing that, however, it seems to me that... More
  • Photographing Edmonton: The Best Places To Go

    by Angelaostafichuk | 24th of August, 2016

    One of the first things that people notice about Edmonton is that it’s a small city, but it’s spread out like butter on a hot piece of toast. If you catch the airport bus in (#747, $5) you’ll see that it takes a few minutes to get into where the city basically starts,... More
  • A New Adventure

    by Cloverpatch | 23rd of August, 2016

    After homeschooling our four children K-12 over a very happy 21-year time span, I wondered what would keep me busy in my "retirement." In order to help out our family income, I attended an online school, got certified as a medical transcriptionist and worked online... More
  • Welcome To My City

    by Angelaostafichuk | 15th of August, 2016

    Whenever I say I’m from Canada, people ask three questions: Am I from Toronto, Vancouver or do I speak French (meaning am I from Quebec). Neither A, B, or C are correct actually and when I say where I’m from, 99.9% (ok, maybe 90%) of people have never heard of it.... More

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