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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
  • 5 Unconventional Ways to Make Money in Photography

    by Rachaelmurphey | 20th of July, 2017

       Apart from being a hobby, photography can be a great way of earning money and making a living. Today, modern technology makes it possible for almost everyone to carry a mobile camera and apply the necessary techniques to produce professional photographs. When... More
  • My Photography Story

    by Jrpopfan | 18th of July, 2017

    I have owned a camera since my teenage years. I got my first part-time job at 13 years old and took my first paycheck to a pawn shop and bought a Canon AE-1 (this was 33 years ago). Since then, I have had a camera in my hands. I took it to school, concerts, everywhere I went.... More
  • Petphotography

    by Ellenvanloon | 14th of July, 2017

    As a foster mom for streetkittens, I just couldn't resist those cute little faces and ran behind those little basterds with my camera ALL THE TIME. That's where it all started... I have always been into photography since I was little, but it was never more than some buildings... More
  • Two Weeks Later

    by Oroano | 6th of July, 2017

    It's been almost two weeks since I made my first upload and I have 14 approved photos. With an approval rating of 100%! Which in some ways is fantastic, but in other ways it will make that first rejection much more powerful. I am very particular about the quality of my work,... More
  • Step Up to a Mid Year Challenge

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 30th of June, 2017

    Happy Mid Year! We’ve reached the half way point of the calendar year. We are exactly half of the way through 2017, or we have half of 2017 to go, depending on your outlook on life.       Are you a little worn out from staying up late to ring in the Mid Year... More
  • In the Beginning

    by Oroano | 29th of June, 2017

    I have been taking photos for years. Many photos. Anytime there is a camera in my hand I am taking photos. Anytime there is not a camera in my hand I am composing scenes in my head and wishing I had a camera in my hands. All the while people have been complementing me on... More
  • Concept Of Carrying A Camera Everywhere You Go

    by Keremgo | 28th of June, 2017

    I heard this from Jay Maisel centuries ago. And I'm trying to do it even its a hustle - since I carry my camera in a shoulder bag and advantage of living in a small town, no one approached to say "you can't take photos here!"... They mostly like to think that I'm a journalist.... More
  • The One & Only Thing A Good Photographer Must Remember

    by Penpossessed | 26th of June, 2017

    I wouldn't say that I'm a professional photographer (yet). I'm still an amateur working their way up towards being a professional, because it's what I love to do. There is one vital tip, however, that I can impart upon everyone. It doesn't matter whether you are an amateur,... More
  • National Camera Day! (And Every First in Photography)

    by Muhlisgursoy | 21st of June, 2017

    Do you know about National Camera Day in every 29th June? Hi everyone! I’m Muhlis again. Do you know about (National) Camera Day is coming on this 29th June?      Every First in Photography First Camera and First Photo The first photo is taken... More
  • A trip to Vietnam

    by Spike28742 | 15th of June, 2017

    Hello everyone, I was very lucky to find the time and experience the beauty of Vietnam. Everywhere you look in Vietnam is so photogenic and I found myself immersed and could not help taking some beautiful and interesting shots. I totally recommended to everyone to pay... More
  • Why I'm Obsessed With Abandoned Places

    by Penpossessed | 14th of June, 2017

    From an early age I had this strange obsession with buildings, and items that had been abandoned by humankind. The more old and overgrown by nature these items were, the more fascinating they became for me. It wasn't until recently that I began to piece the reasoning behind... More
  • Night photography.

    by TheSlowWalkers | 3rd of June, 2017

        Not my photo and not quite what I had in mind but on with the blog. I'd seen a few articles about night photography, the stars, milky way etc but another article caught my eye and it had photographs of American towns at night. http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-... More
  • Milestone - 500 files online

    by Gibizet | 31st of May, 2017

    It was an important step for me, 500 files online, I arrived and in addition I managed more than twenty sales during this month of May and I had several images selected during the assignments. I think the increase in my sales is linked to better visibility due to the number... More
  • First blog

    by Kaduabhinav70 | 29th of May, 2017

    A big hello to the Dreamstime family! I am very grateful to Dreamstime for giving the opportunity to many photographers, illustrators and creators to show their talent at this site. The photography is a great subject to have a interest. I feel photographs is the best way... More
  • To Macro or not to Macro

    by Rzachariasse | 27th of May, 2017

      Some years ago I followed a course from a famous Dutch photographer. Well, he won some cool prices, but I didn't know anything about Dies Groot. Until I followed the course that is. And I must say it was great to see so many like-minded people crammed together in... More
  • My First Upload

    by Anuraa30 | 26th of May, 2017

    Photography has always been a hobby. But old technology meant expense of films, processing and printing which made this hobby very expensive. But today with the new cameras, I could go back to my hobby with a vengeance. I have been clicking photos at the various places... More
  • The photos accepted

    by Callearlisa | 22nd of May, 2017

    I have noticed with my photos that it seems the photos I have edited the least are the ones being accepted. Which makes me wonder, the beautiful photos that you know are photoshopped how are they getting accepted? Maybe it is just that I need to polish up on my editing... More
  • 10 worth drooling over food photographers

    by Catarii | 22nd of May, 2017

    As a food blogger for 7 years already, I always seek and try to learn as many interesting recipes as possible and also study the trends in gastronomy and food photography. Dreamstime has a rich collection of food images, made in different ways by very talented photographers... More

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