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  • A trip to the island of Crete

    by Hellen8 | 22nd of January, 2017

    Hello! I'd like to share with you my last trip to the island of Crete. Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands and the fifth-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. I love this island. I have visited it several times already and again I come... More
  • First step to success

    by Kash007 | 12th of January, 2017

    HI guys, My first photos are out for display... Hope you would like them.  See Article
  • The Portrait of the Animal

    by Helgardas | 9th of January, 2017

    Here I want to share some simple pictures of animals on black background. I do like it, because its focus is on a part of figure isolated from natural background. Though the animal is isolated from its natural surroundings whether it be a park, a zoo or a forest, these pictures... More
  • Zhanmusi Laoshi is now on Dreamtime

    by Zhan98 | 1st of January, 2017

    I am known as Zhanmusi Laoshi. I am a photographer in China. I attempt to capture the essence of Chinese traditional beauty as well as the juxtoposition of modern China with traditional cultural values. In my work you can discover the many sides of oriental culture and deep... More
  • My First 100 images

    by ShorelineUK | 31st of December, 2016

      So I have reached 100 images, well 109 actually, and so far 1 sale, in just 6 weeks here on Dreamstime. And so a new year starts tomorrow and with it a new determination to take more varied and unique images as well as standard stock images. My Photography background... More
  • a New Year and a new set of goals

    by Phoenixci | 31st of December, 2016

    In late 2015 I started working for a cultural Webzine as an event photographer, this took me to some very nice venues. From movie premiere red carpets to music festival and Cons. The deadline to provide images is so tight that I have for the last year been rarely uploading... More
  • A picture of a fox... or some general thoughts on vision.

    by Helgardas | 28th of December, 2016

    Being in a forest and mostly with a photo camera, I have felt many times over that it was not I who was looking at the surroundings while my expectations to see a wild animal had fulfilled. On certain days before seeing an animal, I felt that it was rather the unseen animals... More
  • Finaly reached 100 approved images - 26 Sales

    by Habibnawaz | 22nd of December, 2016

    I started uploading picture few years ago and in couple of months I was able to upload 32 images. Then I could not give much time to Dreamstime but continued shooting for couple of years. Those few images then started selling and again I started to upload. Finally got 100... More
  • Tips for Capturing Great Photos in Your Own Backyard

    by Jruffa | 20th of December, 2016

    We’ve all been there- you’re going on a big trip to an exciting destination and you want to make sure you come back with some amazing photographs to document your trip and the locations you visited. However, despite your best intentions (and ambitions!), the reality... More
  • Facebook and photography

    by Romeocharly | 8th of December, 2016

    FaceBook is also literally BURST in Italy, with many visitors a day, although it is completely different from the search engines, and to some extent also from other social networks. So many people are wondering how Earning using FareBook, and while I think it is possible... 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
  • 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

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