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  • 5 Reasons Why Children Are Magical

    by Penpossessed | 19th of June, 2017

    Children, to me, are one of the most magical things in this world. I'd say that as a mother of one, with another on the way, my view might be biased. But I've long loved being in the company of children, and not only my own. Anytime I'm feeling exasperated,... More
  • Why I'm Obsessed With Abandoned Places

    by Penpossessed | 14th of June, 2017

    From an early age I had this strange obsession with buildings, and items that had been abandoned by humankind. The more old and overgrown by nature these items were, the more fascinating they became for me. It wasn't until recently that I began to piece the reasoning behind... More
  • 700 Reasons for backing up your computer.

    by Daddiomanottawa | 22nd of May, 2013

    It happened again. For the second time over the course of many, many years, I've suffered a hard-drive failure. The poor 500GB drive on my desktop unit, after enduring years of endless spinning and whirring,and for reasons unknown to me, passed on. And with much sadness... More
  • "Your text HERE" - a good idea?

    by Robinstockphotos | 20th of February, 2013

    Check out this thread! In the above thread there is a discussion on how to remove the text from the concerned image. Now what I was wondering about is, why do people put that thing there anyway? That was quite a nice customer (or a desperate customer) who bought that file.... More
  • Another Top Ten Reasons to Date a Photographer

    by Egomezta | 24th of January, 2012

    A while a go I created a real funny blog about the Top ten reasons to date a photographer: Today a friend photographer published another 10 reasons in FB and here they are: 1.- They'll show you the light. 2.- You'll always have a great camera at hand. 3.- You can... More
  • Complete Collection of Refusing Reasons Vol. 2

    by Namowen | 24th of November, 2011

    How many kinds of reasons have you received about refused files? Did you really understant these reasons and do a well job to avoid receiving again? Undoubtedly, reading these reasons carefully is very helpful for you to avoid refusing and improve your acceptance ratio. Here... More
  • Eight reasons why I have chosen an exclusive on Dreamstime

    by Lobe | 17th of August, 2011

    Though I have started to sell the photos more recently and at me while only one sale, I have found eight well-founded reasons for an exclusive on an extreme measure: (I Am sorry for my English) 1 Saving of time This point is obvious. Who supplies only one agency,... More
  • Top ten reasons to date a photographer

    by Egomezta | 4th of February, 2011

    Top ten reasons to date a photographer: 1) They work well in the dark 2) They’re used to funny smells 3) They make things develop 4) They work well on many settings 5) They know how to focus 6) They can make big things look small and small things look big 7) They... More
  • Thoughts on exclusivity

    by Shadow69 | 17th of January, 2011

    I hear groans and complaints "Yet another one of those." It seems like every month there is a new post in the discussion board or on the blogs about the pros and cons of going exclusive. Never one to keep my big mouth zipped up, I thought I would share a few morsels of... More
  • Top 5 Reasons to Go Exclusive with DT

    by Elephantopia | 29th of April, 2010

    1) My photos get reviewed much faster. I uploaded this panorama photo less than 24 hours ago. 2) My earnings instantly grew upon being accepted 3) I get more $ per download 4) I see my photos higher in search results... This photo of the Buddha is on page 1 for... More
  • Do you feel rejected and don't know what to do?

    by Nikitu | 24th of August, 2009

    Stock phototographer's biggest issue with the agencies where he submits to is rejections, after which comes revenue and other factors. So, I am going to talk a bit about this otherwise forbidden subject and I hope that when I finish this those of you who read it will... More
  • Top 3 reasons to stay on Dreamstime as a contributor

    by Artaniss8 | 27th of July, 2009

    Dreamstime is one of the top tier microstock agencies and the top 3 reasons to stay as a contributor are written as follows: 1.High commissions. "Microstockdiaries" wrote about it: "Their commission for photographers is 50%, among the highest in the market, and certainly... More
  • Why I Chose Dreamstime

    by Karunaimaging | 9th of June, 2009

    After investigating a number of stock photography sites, I have decided to concentrate exclusively on one of the top tier sites: Dreamstime. I am new, just starting out, with a long road ahead of me as I build up my portfolio. I chose this site for several reasons.... More
  • Complete Collection of Refusing Reasons

    by Namowen | 19th of July, 2008

    How many kinds of reasons have you received about refused files? Did you really understant these reasons and do a well job to avoid receiving again? Undoubtedly, reading these reasons carefully is very helpful for you to avoid refusing and improve your acceptance ratio. Here... More
  • My first message :)

    by Sensovision | 7th of April, 2008

    First thing I wish to tell is that, I love DreamsTime! It was first site which appear on my query in Google and it was fascinating to see a lot of beautiful images and so many talented photographers in one place, so I decide to try my luck and join this great community myself.... More
  • Why I love Stock Photography. How about you?

    by Irisangel | 10th of March, 2008

    Having worked my entire life dealing with the public, raising children, and being the all around "doer of everything" for my family, I found myself retired and somewhat disabled due to some back problems. I have always loved art and photography, I have a closet full of cameras... More
  • Editors have feelings too, you know?

    by Achilles | 10th of July, 2007

    Tolstoi once said that everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. I try to remind myself this quote daily, especially when confronted with criticism. Everybody wants to go to heaven, no one wants to die. The most common question received... More

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