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  • 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
  • I Should Have Used A FLASH (Beatles Parody)

    by Popsidoodle | 1st of December, 2015

    I Should Have Used A Flash (To the tune of I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles) Oh yeah I, take stock pictures, But they are all so dark, When I, take stock pictures, I should have used a FLASH I should have used a FLASH I should have used a FLASH Oh please,... More
  • Finally 150 items online!!

    by Fotografieschnabel | 29th of November, 2015

    Today is the day I finally got 150 images online. That makes me happy and hungry to upload more, but it took me a couple of months to get this far. As said before, mostly because of my fathers medical problems, but also because of a lot of refusals (most of them because... More
  • My New Panorama Photos

    by Wickedlydivine | 28th of November, 2015

    Today My first panorama was accepted in which I am very excited, I have been working on Trying to perfect my panoramas for a little over 5 months, and while it may have taken awhile to understand how to create High quality Panoramas I now can start focusing more on the subject... More
  • What are you doing with that picture?

    by Popsidoodle | 27th of November, 2015

    I have almost completed my first year with Dreamstime and have, so far, 24 sales which I am thrilled about. But some of the pictures I have sold really make me say, "What are you doing with that picture?" Like this one... Sitting at the side of the road with the kids... More
  • A Great Souvenir Idea For Photographers

    by Angelaostafichuk | 26th of November, 2015

    After you've been traveling for a while, you start to accumulate many random kick-knacks from batiks to bowls. And your friends and family may sigh and say "yet another _______"? The truth is, when you have traveled, a lot souvenirs start to look the same. I've found very... More
  • Travel Photography for Writers: 10 Tips for Getting Started

    by Pedrovenancio72 | 22nd of November, 2015

    Travel photography Before the trip 1. Decide a camera strategy that suits you Determine whether you want to carry one (high end) camera kit, or do you have two or three cameras (good camera phones will do as well) at hand that you use in different situations. Both... More
  • Finding inspiration

    by Wickedlydivine | 20th of November, 2015

    I don't know if it's just me , but I find that finding inspiration to develop new concepts for photographing is sometimes an uneasy task. For me it's mainly because I worry about making a fool of myself by developing new concepts, or disappointing those who approve of my... More
  • Past few years on Dreamstime

    by Gofer | 19th of November, 2015

    The last few years on Dreamstime have been great and sales have been good too, especially since the royal wedding of Kate and William which really motivated me to take more editorial photos. I can remember just having the shear luck of the couple waving in my direction while... More
  • Hangzhou and West Lake Information

    by Angelaostafichuk | 17th of November, 2015

    A few years ago I went to China and ended up in Hangzhou. To be honest I wasn't supposed to go there. I wanted to go all the way up North but the only train tickets available were for standing room and the ride was 50 hours long from Beijing so I told myself next time! If... More
  • My first level 2

    by Adammeadows12 | 14th of November, 2015

    Its been a while since I have uploaded any good images but now I'm back to uploading more images that hopefully get accepted, I just hit my first level 2 image and I'm super exited! Its like getting your first sale of 68 cents. I hope that I will continue to get more sales... More
  • Get to know how to grow organically

    by Adammeadows12 | 13th of November, 2015

    Lettuce greens are so easy to grow, so nutritious, and so delicious picked fresh from the garden, that's why everyone should try to grow it. With regular watering and shade from the heat and sun you can successfully grow lettuce almost all year round. here are some of my... More
  • I found my way - Photography

    by Mantvydasd | 4th of November, 2015

    When I started taking photos, I never thought that I will sell any pictures for somebody. I was taking photos just for my pleasure, holding them in my hard disk and showing to my friends in social media. Time to time i was looking for new ideas, lessons, interesting information... More

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