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  • A Sense of Place (Part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of February, 2007

    Before you arrive in a new location, do research. Looking at map is not enough. Nor are guidebooks necessary the only printed form of information at your fingertips. Get a compass so that you will be able to anticipate how the light will be at different times in the day in... More
  • A Sense of Place (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of February, 2007

    I'm in San Francisco this week, staying near Union Square. There is a photographer on every corner snapping every which way. So how do to create images of a beautiful and much photographed city that will stand out from the competition?... More
  • Why my photographs aren’t selling?

    by Tru9ja | 13th of September, 2017

    There could be many reasons why we are here. I can assure you many are here because they desire to sell their photographs and make some extra cash. Having joined with that good intention, the reality on the ground is not what you initially envisaged. Sales are low. Not... More
  • Loving your working place -1

    by Richardwhf | 10th of September, 2017

    It's hard to say how many people really love their work. At least, not all of my colleagues have to work because they have to earn money to pay for the apartment fee,pay their children's tuition,and enjoy the entertainment and so on... I could hear so much complaint in the... More
  • My un/conventional workplaces and the first assignment file sale

    by Olgabugrovskaya | 26th of August, 2017

    This assignment is very a good one for me. In the contest took three of my works and one of them I was able to sell. This is my first sale of assignment file. For each picture in this contest is its own story. For example, this was done at the Hermitage, where my husband... More
  • Rules of the supermarket

    by Dudau | 14th of August, 2017

    This article is not about supermarkets. It’s about stock photography and how to sell more images. But first, a few words about supermarkets:    A century old business model The concept of supermarket, in its various forms, appeared about a hundred years ago. It... More
  • My first stock photos: places, cars and birds :)

    by Bographics | 2nd of February, 2017

    I have done a lot of photos for the last few years and since the beginning I had this desire to get ready for publishing some of them. So, here are my first steps in stock photography! The Bay of Kotor, Montenegro:   Rome, Italy:   Some cars:     And some birds:... More
  • City of Lahore - Pakistan

    by Habibnawaz | 8th of January, 2017

    I’ve been living in Lahore since past 5 years now. A great place to live and for photography. It has many historical places like Lahore Fort (Shahi Qilla), Badshahi Mosque, Shalimar Gardens, Wazir Khan Mosque, etc. I have photographed most of the places but still there... More
  • Rome in October

    by Vintagepix | 14th of December, 2015

    The weather in Rome was gorgeous in late October for some wonderful photography.   There are so many photos available from Rome so I tried to add a few that aren't well covered.   The following detail shows 1800 years of erosion.   I joined DT two months... More
  • Inside the holy place

    by Alexandr822 | 29th of November, 2015

    I heard many times expression about the beauty that surrounds us and it can be seen in different things. I am in list of persons who agreed with it. Each of us has own taste and sees beauty in special way, someone founds it in flowers, someone in red painted sunset sky, someone... More
  • See my first collection!

    by Julietta24 | 30th of September, 2015

    I gather a collection of the most beautiful places on earth! when you look at the picture - you want see it in life. If you have such images for my collection I'll be happy to include them here) Beautiful Places       Thank you in advance) More
  • Celebrating 1° place

    by Bennymarty | 15th of June, 2015

    Thanks to all for voting me on this last "Country life" Assignment, granting me the first place :) I take part to every assignment, since one year, but never won anything... So the first place is a very lucky strike for me :) I'm glad you have... More
  • This is so cool!

    by Adrizoon | 28th of October, 2014

    Sold my third photo today (Yeah!!) an editorial one... and.. so cool... it's a photo of the building where I work :) Downtown Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The silver roof you see in front, is from our new Central Station.   See Article
  • How do you guys get access into different places?

    by Szebas | 19th of November, 2013

    That's my question for now, how to get access with a dSLR into places like malls and the likes without a pass or ID? and to make it even more challenging, all this in a place where people think that photographic equipment is worse than a loaded shotgun... I never had... More
  • Re-editing accepted photos on DT

    by Marugod83 | 30th of August, 2012

    Hello, I don't know if you had already did this (most certainly, yes), but I'm started to reworked some accepted pictures on DT, specially those who didn't had the look that I want now. So, I make the retouching of the pictures, I upload it as usual, I am writing a... More
  • Found one of my images being printed :)

    by Markogt | 14th of March, 2012

    I was lucky to find out that one of my images that is sold with Dreamstime is published in travel book :) This book is about beautiful places in the world, and Saaremaa is one of them. There are other photos too from other Dreamstime users about different countries... More
  • Great Google placement

    by Kphotos6411 | 10th of March, 2012

    This Editorial image has sold 3 times, I checked Google images with key words "cashier takes money" and my picture appeared as the 7th image on page 1. No wonder it is selling. See Article
  • The jump was made......

    by Fotosenmeer | 20th of October, 2011

    Some of you fellow DT-ers will remember the predecessor of this picture. last few months my CS5 skills were sharpened and I decided to make the jump to replace the previous version for the 'cleaner' version without the traces of birdsh*t. the previous one had 210 views... More
  • Travel photography

    by Atahack | 10th of June, 2011

    I was wondering what is the peak in sales over the year for travel photography? I was expecting that before the start of summer season I would have more sales with my travel images, but nothing is really changing the result... What is your view on the sales of this topic?... More
  • 3rd Place

    by Cooper5022 | 8th of November, 2010

    This image came 3rd in a local KODAK photo competition. Something I am real proud of, so had to share. Thanks for looking. See Article

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