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  • Under the aeroplanes

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    Many people don't know that around Barcelona international airport of El Prat we find one of the finest nature reserves in Catalonia, the Llobregat delta nature reserve. Facing the sea on the left side the aeroplanes constantly land and from the right side they take off with... More
  • The tiniest and endemic too!

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    In 2014 I had the opportunity to visit again the Island of Cuba which is a very attractive destination for wildlife photographers. Besides of the beautiful beaches, excellent rum and friendly cubans the island boasts with quite a number of endemic birds. Among all of the... More
  • In front of our nose

    by Physi28 | 3rd of February, 2016

    When I began uploading my first photos at Dreamstime (that was in 2010) I was not yet understanding what makes an image capable of being sold. My idea was to shoot as many different animal species as possible and the more rare and unknown the better. I confused... More
  • Photography Note #1 : Colour Displaying Problem

    by Salawin | 19th of January, 2016

    I always shoot with Adobe RGB colour space and have a problem about incorrect colours displaying on my mobile phone. I have tried so many ways to make my final image have the same colour displaying on both my PC (Colour Profile supported device) and my mobile phone (Colour... More
  • Your Stock Photo Workflow

    by Cgardinerphotos | 19th of January, 2016

    We don't get paid for micro stock photography by the hour so being efficient with your time is the most important thing of all. One of the important things to consider as you dedicate more time to stock photography is the workflow you use to do it. There are no right or... More
  • Stock Photography Secret 1

    by Habibnawaz | 17th of January, 2016

    Long before in a magazine I saw a security camera Ad. It has a picture of room, interior was out of focus but an ant stealing a large piece of bread was well focused. After I jumped into Stockphoto industry that Ad revealed me a big secret. When you get a lot of energy... More
  • No time, no photos...

    by Thorken | 6th of January, 2016

    In past few month I have post less photos than usually. I had no time... and when I had time, there was no will or strength. That leads me to a question: How much time is for making, repairing, posting and describing one photo? I haven´t measured it. I just guess. Making... More
  • My evolution with stock photography

    by Dark3y3s | 3rd of January, 2016

    I remember the times when I first joined here a few years ago, I had only a few images up (flower snapshots most of them) and was checking every other minute to see whether I made any sales. The first sale brought a lot of motivation with it, so I started shooting anything... More
  • New Years Resolutions 2016 (Part Two)

    by Angelaostafichuk | 1st of January, 2016

    Happy New Years everyone from China to Canada! New Year's Resolutions! Let’s get started. 1. Don’t be afraid to take pictures. So many of us hold back thinking that we’re not amazing, or our stuff isn’t good for others to see, but that’s silly. Practice is... More
  • Lightweight, Compact Travel Photography Kit

    by Jfreestacy | 31st of December, 2015

    While researching cameras and tripods for a new lightweight, compact photography kit that I could take with me while bike touring I was pleasantly surprised at the reasonable cost of a couple excellent quality items. First I needed to replace an old Canon Rebel that started... More
  • New Years Goals For 2016 (Part One)

    by Angelaostafichuk | 30th of December, 2015

    Photography Resolutions For 2016 (Part One) As the year draws to a close, we’re reminded that as photographers it’s time to evaluate ourselves. Whether we do photography as a hobby or as an actual job it’s always good to set goals and reflect back upon the work we'... More
  • Eight sales on a single day

    by Amitai | 25th of December, 2015

    Two days ago, someone bought 8 of my images in one day, all from the same "Holy land series" images.   These images have been posted on DT for couple of years now, selling here and there, while I slowly increase the number of images that belong to this series.  ... More
  • Architectural photography

    by Apers | 19th of December, 2015

    In the past I mainly did landscape photography. In recent years I started to take more cityscape and portrait pictures. I really enjoy taking pictures in the cities I visit. It is nice to somehow capture the character of a city. Actually the picture below of Maastricht at... More
  • I Can't Believe I took That Picture...

    by Popsidoodle | 18th of December, 2015

    Has it ever happened to you? You take a look at your photos and think, that's not mine, I couldn't have taken that... Then you realize you had to because you remember holding the camera, but you still shake your head in wonder. It happens to me all the time. Here are some... More
  • Conceptual work over Christmas

    by Info70962 | 16th of December, 2015

    Well its that time of year again where the snow starts to fall and if your somewhere warm I'll envy you. Then again it could be worse and I could be back in Montreal in the freezing weather with three feet of snow! Instead I'm in the beautiful province of BC celebrating my... More
  • One year with Dreamstime

    by Glacyer | 14th of December, 2015

    I am celebrating my first year with Dreamstime. Thanks to all the buyers and Dreamstime team for everything you're doing for me, for helping me evolve and be a better photographer.                                  More
  • Digitization of photography: software

    by Apers | 12th of December, 2015

    Since the advent of the digital camera the whole workflow has been digitized. Below a list of software tools, platforms, and services I use. The hardware I use consists of and 27" iMac, a Synology NAS, and a bunch of external harddisks. For backup I use Sync Pro to copy... More
  • My first repeat sale

    by Popsidoodle | 7th of December, 2015

    WOO HOO!!! It finally happened, just like the law of averages said it would. My first repeat sale. It is exciting the first time a photo sells but for some reason, the second time is sweeter. Anyone else experience that special ZING the second time a photo sold? ... More
  • Media credentials tips and terms

    by Chanevy | 6th of December, 2015

    If you're thinking of giving photojournalism a try, I say go ahead and do it! Some of the benefits to covering an event as a credentialed photographer include being allowed to even have a camera at events where the general public may not be able to bring one in, being invited... More
  • Lipsi, Photography and Me

    by Newsfocus1 | 3rd of December, 2015

    Back in the Seventies and Eighties I used to be a professional press photographer -mainly concentrating on politicians and other public figures (many of which now feature in my portfolio here). Eventually, I changed careers and moved on from photography -even selling my set... More

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