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  • Copyright or Copycat?

    by Ellenboughn | 19th of September, 2007

    “If I have seen further (than other men), it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants,” is a quote attributed to Isaac Newton in reference to his dependency on Galileo’s and Kepler’s work in physics and astronomy. There is certain nobility in giving credit to the... More
  • The Conundrum of the Upper Right Corner in Web Design

    by Michaelafree | 22nd of September, 2016

    Studies of user-behavior show, the upper right corner of a website is the area the human eye is least drawn to. This makes it a perfect spot for a contextual image, something users see, but don’t need to read. But who would shoot a picture like that? We Simply Read Left... More
  • About copyright...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 24th of August, 2016

    Hello everyone, today the search of images on the internet and expecially through the most common search platforms is affecting photographers' copyright... many people download and use illegally pictures found on the net. But it's a real problem? Yes it is, because it is... More
  • Turning Refusal into Acceptance

    by Kheng1987 | 30th of July, 2016

    One of the common refusal comments is "The image contains elements that might be protected by copyright/trademark (logos, brands, specific buildings etc.)... Read more: https://www.dreamstime.com/thread_148". I have my fair share of refusals with this comment.  ... More
  • Assignments - Should You Sell the Rights?

    by Qiwoman01 | 23rd of June, 2016

    It's an exciting moment, you have 50 images in your portfolio and are ready to submit a photo for the first time to the monthly assignment contest! But wait. . .do you click Sell the Rights or Upgrade this photo to Level 5? What do these options mean? Let's talk about what... More
  • Dreamstime and beautiful June!

    by Osmar01 | 13th of June, 2016

    Friends!!! Dreamstime begins with a beautiful June! Sun, sea and so many sales. Thanks to my clients and to showcase Dt. Summer is still long and we hope to be spent in many nice surprises.   If you want to spend a nice holiday I recommend Denmark.   More
  • 500+ pics milestone after my last weekend trip in Sussex (UK)

    by Dolby1985 | 9th of June, 2016

           Hi Guys, I wanted to share with you a more detailed view of my last trip but unfortunatly DT blog is crashing on my article. It was the first reportage session after I brought my fisheye 15mm. :) I had so much fun with it!             Below... More
  • Tips for creating sunstar images

    by Bavdekar | 14th of December, 2015

    In photography, sunstars are images of either the sun or a bright light source like a sodium vapour lamp, which appears as pointed star shapes. One such image of a light house at sunset is shown here.   Sunstars can be created by using a small aperture of the lens. The... More
  • Grateful

    by Cleymans | 9th of October, 2015

    Hey, I want too: Thank People who buy this picture because it is precisely this one that means so much to me. Especially now in our current times. Bless, Bart    See Article
  • Italian people

    by Antonio1962 | 13th of August, 2015

    Hello, European countries are now with a huge problems to resolve,thousands of ilegals are entering from african countries in war or on extreme poverty. There are countries like Italy and Greece who are already in humanitarian crisis.There is also problems... More
  • My Experience Buying Your Images

    by Litifeta | 28th of February, 2015

    For many years I was a photographer on Dreamstime. And I still have an old, but still selling portfolio here. These days I am too busy to shoot. But I am back on Dreamstime buying instead of contributing. It's early days, but I thought I might share a few thoughts with... More
  • My 1st 3 dozen photos online with Dreamstime's love

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 22nd of January, 2015

    Now I am excited and can't push my excitement because my 1st 3 dozen photos online with Dreamstime's love , if you check then you will love last two accepted photo ID: 48764262 . Very soon I will cross... More
  • Image found on another stock photography website!

    by Aleksandersson | 27th of August, 2014

    One of my files here was downloaded few days ago. I did a search for it cause I just wanted to see where my files end up, and I found it on Czech stock photography website. So they bought my file, I got 35 cents for it and now they are getting money from it? I think they... More
  • Photo Camera for lefties, usable or gadget?

    by Cleymans | 14th of August, 2014

    Hey Photo-Maniacs, Recently I was Taking a picture (of a fighter jet in flight) and suddenly I did not notice the plane any-more... because my right eye is covered by the camera, annoying and pictures ... lost ...Reaction Time lost... I have more stories like this,... More
  • Meet the Godzilla of copyright infringement: Extended Collective Licensing

    by Achilles | 11th of June, 2014

    Sure by now you have heard about the potential risk of losing control over your images once you upload them on the Internet (on your blog, Facebook/Twitter/G+ page or even by selling them). Here's an older article here that explains how minor changes in layout can generate... More
  • Copyright and infographics

    by Rderven | 23rd of May, 2014

    As editor of the website http:www.start-a-business-faq.com I would like to use some of the fine iconographic templates that I see for sale. The typical template I am talking about is beautifully designed, perhaps has point 1 through 9 in a circle and in place of real... More
  • Nothing but editorials

    by Tempestz | 21st of January, 2014

    One of the easiest ways to sell pictures of people doing things is to submit them as an editorial image because you don't need a model release when used in this context. The alternative is to arrange for a model and set up planned shots. Sometimes, this creates an... More
  • Fantastic sale...

    by FabioConcetta | 3rd of October, 2013

    I sold the rights to a picture at the minimum price of $ 250, and the sale is made immediately. I sincerely thank those who believed in the value of my illustrations. I report the illustration "twin" that I sold, obviously do not possess more and this differs for details... More
  • Refused city scapes.

    by Mattiao | 6th of September, 2013

    Dear all, I am a new contributor and I don't understand why many of the pictures of towns I have uploaded have been refused because: " The image contains elements that might be protected by copyright/trademark...". For example most of them were views of the Canal Grande... More
  • A most lucky day

    by Joe1971 | 3rd of September, 2013

    Today, when I opened my computer and log in Dreams time as usually, A big surprise just waiting for me. That is my first sell a Se-El photo since I start to sell my photos at 4th April 2008. Today is my most lucky day till now. My dream became true. I should thanks the... More

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