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  • Top 10 tips for new contributors

    by Nikitu | 4th of November, 2016

    Congratulations on having your first images accepted at Dreamstime. Keep up the good work and many more to come! To improve your future uploads and continue with a high approval rate, here are some tips based on our extensive experience in microstock imagery review. You... More
  • Widen the portfolio exposure.

    by Anorton | 1st of November, 2016

    It is always good to have an image which sells well, such as this banana bread picture which has now reached level 4   But it is also good when a new image sells which widens the exposure of your image portfolio, such as this raw salmon picture,   This image was taken... More
  • Playing with Fire

    by Leicaphotos | 26th of October, 2016

      Poi is a fun photographic experience. There are many variations, but my personal favorite is spinning steel wool. Spinning steel wool is edgy, dangerous and a lot of fun. The equipment needed is as follows: a good hat or hoodie a coat that is fire resistant a... More
  • Basic Tips for Photographing Waterfalls and Water

    by Jruffa | 26th of September, 2016

    Over the years, I have found that I tend to gravitate towards photographing waterfalls and moving water. As someone who enjoys the outdoors, not only are these types of locations thoroughly enjoyable to visit, but, from a photographer’s point of view, there is a wide range... More
  • Blue hour reflections and experiences

    by Hstovring | 26th of June, 2016

    The blue hour occurs twice every day, just before sunrise and after sunset, but despite its regularity it provides almost magical opportunities for photography. Do you lack colors in your photos? Would you appreciate more mystical atmosphere in your frames? And would you... More
  • Long Exposure

    by Da4554 | 13th of May, 2016

    Has anybody seen long exposure photos?  See Article
  • Trailer Travels

    by Lesterphotography | 25th of April, 2016

    Since the purchase of my first Travel Trailer in October 2015 I have made 4 trips all in my home state of Arizona. This new RV lifestyle has really opened up some great opportunities for me. All the comforts of home in a compact 130SF. This is the definition of the '... More
  • It’s incredible

    by Wortam | 25th of April, 2016

    April in Poland isn’t especially a month for making trips and sight-seeing a lot, because of the weather. Usually is it too cold for it. But ones is must! Chocholowska Valley about crocus blossoming time. This year were so many people there, that it was impossible to... More
  • Thank you!

    by Makusan74 | 7th of April, 2016

    Online Sakura Chery Blosoom   See Article
  • 8 "night" sales!

    by Msalena | 25th of January, 2016

    Till today, while reading blogs about 5,6,7...etc downloads at once, I felt.....mmmmm... a little bit envious, wondering "Does it really happen?!" I was sure that such nice surprises are not for me. Till today the best selling day brought me 3 sales and I remember I was as... More
  • No time, no photos...

    by Thorken | 6th of January, 2016

    In past few month I have post less photos than usually. I had no time... and when I had time, there was no will or strength. That leads me to a question: How much time is for making, repairing, posting and describing one photo? I haven´t measured it. I just guess. Making... More
  • What’s up with a Musky with a Duck in its Mouth?

    by Dream111184 | 13th of November, 2015

      One beautiful summer day, I was walking around the band shell on Lake Harriett which is just south of Minneapolis. I was taking pictures of some flowers on the south side of the band shell when there was a splash in the water behind me and some guy said, “He got it!... More
  • Surprised

    by Cleymans | 7th of October, 2015

    Hey all, I was surprised to see that many of my latest Nature and garden pictures where accepted, cause its so difficult to get those on-line... So I'm quite happy and like to share some of those pictures with you. So keeping on trying, is the best way to go.... More
  • To my surprise...

    by 454autoart | 2nd of October, 2015

    >It has been many years since I had posted any photos of Dreamstime. To be honest, I forgot all about it until today when I was looking for an image on the site. I had to make a new password since I had no idea what I had made years ago. To my surprise, I forgot I had photos... More
  • Doomsday scene

    by Zenox2d | 30th of September, 2015

    I'm 3d modeler but sometimes to brake my routine I need to try to create creative art with other tools too.For this picture I was used a photo which was created before the thunderstorm.From tutorials I've learned so far,I saw you can create,different scene moods just by adjusting... More
  • Four years of DSLR photography and still counting...

    by Jyotiprdeka | 14th of September, 2015

    Dear Readers, I am newbie in Dreamstime. I joined around two weeks or so ago. Currently four photographs of mine had been accepted and another one is in review. I have been using a Nikon D3000 with the kit lens since December 2011. I am an amateur photographer at the moment.... More
  • Growing up in Newport Beach, CA

    by Marconti805 | 23rd of August, 2015

    I grew up in Newport Beach California graduated Corona Del Mar High School in 1984. I miss it - the energy the beaches the business the beauty. Back then we had film only, we waited at least 2 weeks for our pictures after paying $20.00 we would sit on the curb outside the... More
  • My FIRST SALE on DT

    by Eureka89 | 3rd of August, 2015

    Goodmorning everyone. July ended recently was a month "very profitable" since I have reached two important milestones for me. Despite having just started this "career" I managed to create a portfolio of around 40 photos despite being very heterogeneous; the second goal... More
  • People on stage

    by Chanevy | 27th of July, 2015

    I have set a goal of getting pictures of as many presidential contenders as I can before the Iowa caucus. I started with Donald Trump. Looking at the stage lighting, I wasn't sure what to do as it was fairly dark and I have a hard time hand holding my camera for long exposures.... More
  • Surprise Inside?

    by Elianehaykal | 21st of July, 2015

    Have you ever taken a photo and got a surprise inside? Something you were totally unaware of its existence? An unexpected action as soon as the shutter went off? I took this photo a few months ago in Tuscany thinking that it's a cool gloomy photo of the foggy forest. When... More

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