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  • Why Photography and Sports Go Together?

    by Robert41 | 17th of June, 2016

        There is in fact an unavoidable connection between photography and the world of sports. In the present day, you can observe that photography is seen in every sport event and it has become an essential element rather than a custom. Observably, many of the online... More
  • First download!

    by Taytecampbell | 15th of June, 2016

      After four months since my first submission I finally got my first download! I'm just starting out but I've enjoyed the feedback from Dreamstime and it has helped improve the pictures that I'm taking now. I've learned to try various angles and compositions and I'm just... More
  • Correcting Converging Verticals

    by Qiwoman01 | 12th of June, 2016

    I've recently been working on perfecting architectural photography. It's not as simple as you might think. A house is sitting still after all, and you can control the lighting with strobes or flash and time of day. Easy, right? Not so much. A super wide-angle... More
  • New approved photos

    by Lmtphotography | 1st of June, 2016

    So happy that my photos from my trip to Newstead Abbey have been accepted!         And this is my crowning glory for the day I think. I had to wait ages for this lovely peacock to display his feathers! I'm quite scared of birds and my camera doesn't have... More
  • Why stock photography is not a hobby

    by Photographycornwall | 31st of May, 2016

    Okay, so it's been a while since my last post and, if you recall, my last DT blog was fairly negative in calling out people who do not pay for using stock images. That I'm afraid is a perennial problem, which isn't likely to go away any time soon. And anyway, I like to think... More
  • Traveler by heart

    by Jzajic | 31st of May, 2016

    I signed up to Dreamstime some time ago, but I became more active in uploading for the past year. I dont plan to upload loads of images just to earn some money. Photography became my passion at the time I bought a new camera and Dreamstime gives me some kind of feedback what... More
  • Flowers and plant photography

    by Andreamangoni | 27th of May, 2016

       I have heard many people say that in themicrostock world you should avoid photos of flowers and plants, because they're difficult to sell. But it's true?    well, they're not an easy subject to manage, but certainly flowers and plants... More
  • Learning the ways of stock photography

    by Biotabby | 24th of May, 2016

    So I am new to Dreamstime I just now finally got some photos excepted. Its not much but its a start. I have yet to sale anything but I find its helping me improve as a photographer by getting feed back on the images that are rejected. To know what to look for and to be mind... More
  • Three of my files are selected for assignment (success story)

    by Nitish22n | 22nd of May, 2016

    Hi Contributors, Greetings of the day! I want to share my success story with you. For the very first time I'm participated in assignment work and three of my files are selected on the go. I'm very new in this context, however its nearly one year since I'm a dreamstimer.... More
  • Photos with a cause

    by Melodyanne | 18th of May, 2016

       Food waste is a serious issue in our world today. So much is thrown away either because we simply have too much or because it is not quite pretty enough to suit us. To demonstrate one way I prevent food waste I made a series of images dealing with feeding produce... More
  • Travel and sell: Is it possible?

    by Viniciusdalapa | 15th of May, 2016

    Hello everybody!! :D Although I don't make a living with photography, I really love take pictures. And also love travelling.   Since I joined dreamstime I didn't make any big trip, and in some months I'll be in Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Argentina, visiting wonderful... More
  • My first few images approved

    by Camillegerst | 12th of May, 2016

    Hello everyone, I am new to Dreamtime and the stock photography business. I am very pleased to announce that my first few images have been approved on DT! I have a background in photojournalism and I am excited to improve my skill as a photographer by trying stock photography.... More
  • Capturing the Sunset

    by Melodyanne | 4th of May, 2016

    Great sunset photos must of course start with a great sunset. Here are a few simple tips to achieve your own great sunset photos. Keep an eye to the West. . . great sunsets often come, and go, very quickly. Use a tripod. . . you will need a fairly slow shutter speed... More
  • More photos of the world

    by Rjlerich | 30th of April, 2016

    With a bit of free time from professional jobs as my next assignment, a theater ballet/dance production, (see my theater images) my professional photography site isn't for another 3 weeks, I'm attacking a backlog of photos I've shot around the world during the past year or... More
  • Trailer travels

    by Lesterphotography | 26th of April, 2016

    I recently purchased a 'Breakthrough Technology' X3 ND 10-stop filter and tested it on Monday as we had stormy weather with, clouds, rain and strong winds. I used a wired remote with a 2 second delay and a sturdy tripod with stones in a bag hung from the hook... More
  • Dog photography

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 26th of April, 2016

    One of the first trouble of a dog photographer: the uncooperating model... It happens always to anyone approaching dog photography. The model seems to move continuously, doesn't pose for more than 1 or a mid second maximum and often barks or tries to lick the camera. LOL!... More
  • Trailer Travels

    by Lesterphotography | 25th of April, 2016

    Since the purchase of my first Travel Trailer in October 2015 I have made 4 trips all in my home state of Arizona. This new RV lifestyle has really opened up some great opportunities for me. All the comforts of home in a compact 130SF. This is the definition of the '... More
  • Bringing in the Birds

    by Melodyanne | 22nd of April, 2016

    Blue Birds are beautiful, but shy . . . they feed in my lawn regularly and I wanted very much to capture a few photos of them. The question was how to get close enough with the camera gear I own to get a good picture. First I established a feeding area near my house. I... More
  • Chinese food, food photography

    by Cowboyyang | 21st of April, 2016

      Not everyone will take a heavy SLR camera to eat every time, if you want to bring a reflective plate, or homemade light source, then it is more exaggerated. Can make good food, you will be able to take good photos. Light is the major problem of indoor shooting food, some... More
  • I am back

    by Billysiew | 21st of April, 2016

    Somehow and don't know why I have lost my interest of photography.. However, now my interest of photography is back. Now I am more on "astrophotography"... Share you some of my recent photos:       More

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