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  • 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
  • Las Vegas

    by Hellen8 | 13th of August, 2016

    Las Vegas Trip Las Vegas is the largest city in the State of Nevada, USA. "Vegas" is a city of gambling and entertainment. ... and this beautiful and crazy city in the desert, I recently visited. But not as a gambler, but as a tourist. Las Vegas is particularly... More
  • 4 blog Photography I like

    by Josecb81 | 28th of July, 2016

    I really wanted to publish this article in some photography blogs that follow, there are many people who want to learn photography. However study photography at schools or academies usually very expensive. In this article you will not find the names of the immense photography... More
  • educate yourself with Dreamstime

    by Lightpro | 27th of July, 2016

    A recent blog visit to a new photographers thoughts brought this subject to mind. When I was a beginning photographer many years ago a talented and very open minded professional photographer took me under his wing. He taught me everything he knew, creating his own competition.... More
  • New to photography

    by Jimmygade | 25th of July, 2016

    I am rather new to the world of photography, which has always interested me, only recent i have taken up the challenge to learn to take proper pictures, which i find very hard, but still very interesting work of art, i love taking pictures of everything in nature, animals,... More
  • Is pet photography profitable for microstock?

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 12th of July, 2016

    Hi Dreamstimers, here I am again. With great surprise I found that one of my pictures has sold 3 times in the last two weeks:    And here it is... so I asked myself... the world of stock photography has a really huge collection of images depicting pets and animals... More
  • The aesthetics of the subway tunnels

    by Saoirse2010 | 12th of July, 2016

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  • Success stories in your favorite categories

    by Schoolbookpk | 10th of July, 2016

    Hello everyone! I am a new member on DT. I intended to start a discussion - from your experience, I would like to invite you to share tips for taking pictures in your favorite categories. I look forward to see your ideas, sample work, tips for new photographers in your... More
  • Trailer Travels

    by Lesterphotography | 5th of July, 2016

    My June weekend at the North Rim was a chance to visit the annual Star Party which is held during the new moon. Amateur astronomers with awesome 'scopes share the views of Saturn, Jupiter and Mars with all the visitors and educate you as well. After taking in some spectacular... More
  • Finally I've reached the 500 milestone after all these years

    by Szebas | 4th of July, 2016

    I could have done more from the start, but along the years I've tried to make my port as varied as possible and it took me more than it should have to finally reach the 503 uploaded images mark. I could blame it on full time work but that would be just an excuse for my... More
  • One Is Good But Two's The Charm

    by Info70962 | 19th of June, 2016

    Hello Everyone! Well I have been photographing wildlife for little over five years and recently have been working on a collection of images capturing the connection between animals.   There is something truly unique when developing a unique style portraying a story... More
  • 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

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