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  • Tangie
    2015 in review

    by Tangie | 7th of January, 2016

    Goodbye 2015 and welcome 2016! May this be an amazing year, much better than the last one. But before we bid adieu to an eventful 2015, we want to have a last look at what happened stock wise here on Dreamstime. As usual, we're making some stats and facts public... More
  • Tangie
    2012 in review

    by Tangie | 31st of December, 2012

    The year which is about to end has been full of events: from the Olympic games to the US presidential elections, from riots and strikes to much debated bailouts, from record artwork sale to Felix Baumgartner's fearless supersonic jump, from the Queen's Diamond Jubilee to... More
  • Lesterphotography
    Trailer travels

    by Lesterphotography | 26th of April, 2016

    I recently purchased a 'Breakthrough Technology' X3 ND 10-stop filter and tested it on Monday as we had stormy weather with, clouds, rain and strong winds. I used a wired remote with a 2 second delay and a sturdy tripod with stones in a bag hung from the hook... More
  • Matthewcuda
    Canon EF-S 10-18mm f4.5-5.6

    by Matthewcuda | 18th of June, 2015

    Most of my work is in the wildlife realm, but I also enjoy shooting landscapes from time to time as well. Since I bought a Canon 7D last fall I have needed an APS-C wide angle and so I decided to pick up the Canon EF-S 10-18mm lens. As do many of you, I went to many of... More
  • Prsntg
    First Milestone - $100!!

    by Prsntg | 26th of February, 2015

    6 months, 313 uploads, 36 sales and today I reached my first personal milestone - The payout limit. I was interested in photography since a long time. Bought my first P&S sometime in 2009 and started shooting just about anything I see!! After a long wait, I managed to... More
  • Maddrew
    The ILCE-A7R

    by Maddrew | 8th of November, 2014

            My first Sony mirrorless was the NEX-3. When Sony first released their NEX system, it had a total of just three lenses. A pancake 16mm F2.8, a standard zoom 18-55mm F3.5-F5.6 and a do-all zoom 18-200mm. I was using the Sony DSLR-A550 at the time, which... More
  • Cheese365
    Superfast DT!

    by Cheese365 | 23rd of January, 2014

    We all have to wait patiently for our images to be reviewed. I had just finished uploading and submitting my images for admin approval (or rejection) when I noticed the images had been given approximately 17 hours before reviewing. Great, excellent, I've never had such few... More
  • Bradcalkins
    What is a T-Stop

    by Bradcalkins | 22nd of November, 2013

    If you been shooting images for any amount of time you are certainly familiar with f-stops and apertures. The f-stop is a ratio between the focal length of a lens and the size of the physical aperture opening in the lens. The longer the lens (telephoto) the larger the physical... More
  • Alistaircotton
    Fuji X100s - the ultimate walkabout stock camera?

    by Alistaircotton | 12th of November, 2013

    I've been a fan of Fuji's higher-end cameras ever since I dumped a Nikon D70 for an end-of-line S3 Pro. Fuji's S3 Pro was based on an even older end-of-line Nikon film body and had some quirks that made it almost impossible to shoot in raw. Well, that's not true - the... More
  • CanerBozlaker
    how many review provide sales

    by CanerBozlaker | 23rd of September, 2013

    Hi, I am new or rookie but I have portfolio in DT :) I wonder, my photos reviewing again and again but not sale. What's missing? What do you thinking and suggesting. May be this is normal situation or normal way to go professional, but I wanna incentive things.... More
  • Sml
    Review of What Sells in My Portfolio

    by Sml | 27th of August, 2013

    After reviewing my dreamstime portfolio, I have been very pleased with my progress since October of 2012. I now have 42 sales and only 7 dollars away from my first $100.00 dollars. Yes! I have uploaded a variety of 180 images ranging from birds, landscape, cars, flowers,... More
  • Robinstockphotos
    Noise Reduction Tools: A Review

    by Robinstockphotos | 10th of June, 2013

    As a photographer, you always get to encounter situations that are worth capturing but the light is extremely unfavorable. If you have a tripod, you are good to go. But that doesn't always help. Recently while trying to make an HDR of a church interior, I wasn't allowed to... More
  • Menzorg
    MY first 6

    by Menzorg | 8th of May, 2013

    More pics coming soon. Luck for these few. See Article
  • Daddiomanottawa
    A list of the Best Cameras in the world for all eternity.

    by Daddiomanottawa | 8th of April, 2013

    Cameras come and go. Technologies advance. Users become more sophisticated and in doing so the world is filled with endless makes and brands of camera equipment. After extensive research i've compiled a list of the best cameras ever produced on the planet. There shall be... More
  • Chanevy
    Rambling Review: Phone, P&S or DSLR

    by Chanevy | 8th of April, 2013

    I read a lot of reviews before I buy equipment and they are somewhat useful, but sometimes they seem out of touch with the reality of stock photography. Noise free ISO up to 1million? Ummmm, maybe for Facebook posts but not so much if you are a pixel peeping photo enthusiast.... More
  • Amdizdarevic
    2 Downloads each

    by Amdizdarevic | 19th of March, 2013

    I think it’s interesting how 4 of my images have 2 downloads each and those are the only downloads that I have. Finally had some time to submit additional 44 photos that are currently in-review, so I am hoping that I will be over the 50 this week. Images that have... More
  • Xalanx
    Carl Zeiss lenses review

    by Xalanx | 29th of September, 2012

    I was asked by the largest photo gear shop in Romania to do a review of several Carl Zeiss lenses. I accepted and the results is in the link below. Feel free to use Google translate, as the article is in Romanian language. http://www.f64.ro/blog/2012/09/18/zeiss-planar-... More
  • Robseguin
    Product review

    by Robseguin | 31st of August, 2012

    I recently picked up a light tent for small product photography and wanted to share my initial tests. The one I purchased was the Dynaphos DPL-005L 24x24 LightCube. It packs really small and comes with 4 different backdrops (Black, White, Red and Blue). Please... More
  • Acosmin
    Such a long reviewing time!

    by Acosmin | 21st of August, 2012

    For some time now it seems that the ETR until my submissions are reviewed keeps growing day by day. The latest images had an ETR of 105 hours yesterday and now are at 115 hours. If the website is so overwhelmed with submissions they should consider hiring some new staff to... More
  • Cristalloid
    Now reviews anymore?

    by Cristalloid | 28th of July, 2012

    If I go to my pending files list, in the ETR-row I only can read N/A... that is since the last 2 or 3 days... is there any problem with the website? See Article

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