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  • Thoughts about Collections...

    by Mani33 | 8th of May, 2010

    As a matter of fact making collections is a great feature that DT has made available for us to join the images that we love in one group & to have some special exposure for the images, that might end up with sales! Another fact that most of the collections are made upon... More
  • Exclusive contributer

    by Bobsphotography | 5th of May, 2010

    One of my first blogs I wrote was about my thoughts Not to become an exclusive contributer. But over the months I changed my mind. I thought about it a long time. Every now and then I looked at the exclusivity button on the management area and saw what my earnings could have... More
  • 600 Images on line today in just 12 months !

    by Davidwatmough | 4th of May, 2010

    I note that sales increase almost exponentially as one's on-line total reaches 500. Learning how to earn money from good images is not rocket science ! A penny for your thoughts on how I might do even better. Constructive criticism will be welcome. Thanks to members... More
  • A help

    by Sebikus | 25th of March, 2010

    Everybody needed help sometimes. I work in IT, and when somebody need help, it is often slang answer: "Ask uncle Google". :-) It's the most quickest help, which you can find, if you have PC and internet connection of course. Sometimes you need help from another... More
  • Diary of a rueful microstocker

    by Titania1980 | 19th of December, 2009

    I bought my first digital camera on 2004 ans I discovered stock photography on 2006, I was searching if I could do some money with my pictures and discovered microstock agencies, what people call "big 6". Beginning were very very frustrating, rejections a lot and more, sites... More
  • A year with Dreamstime

    by Angelaravaioli | 11th of December, 2009

    Hello everyone, I have entered this site last 11 December 2008, and today is 11 December 2009. I uploaded 265 photos indeed it I uploaded many more and 265 are those that were accepted. Until now I made 52 sales and I have not yet reached the 100 $ and this site continues... More
  • Year 2009 comes to an end

    by Azschach | 11th of December, 2009

    So, my first year of doing Microstock ends in a few weeks. I've learned a lot through this year. And I find, that the overall quality of my photos and illustrations improved a lot during this learn process the last months. Next to that, I've learned a lot about this... More
  • Falling in love

    by smartview27 | 28th of November, 2009

    It's still autumn... Trees are yellow, green or .... without leaves...silence is everywhere and our souls have spoken to nature: we are trying to climb, we are trying Feel free to dream... More
  • Why are pictures so important ?

    by Mailthepic | 12th of October, 2009

    As an art form and a creative expression.Our brain starts to process pictures/images since the day we born.We see all kind of images around us such as faces,sceneries,animals,building,etc. To record historical and important events and incidents.There is probably nothing... More
  • Photog Sentiments

    by Jeniicorv8 | 8th of October, 2009

    I am grateful for my dSLR [and the person behind it—you see, my first and only (for now) dSLR is a gift from a dear friend who decided to upgrade from an older model dSLR, and thought of me--thus I got upgraded too]! This camera gave me a better vision and a deeper appreciation... More
  • Runner

    by Tetis | 6th of October, 2009

    People always run. Where? From a birth to a tomb. Stop and think please. See Article
  • Where are we going from here

    by Titania1980 | 1st of September, 2009

    I just want to share this lyrics illustrated with DT pictures Where are we going from here (Blackmore's night) I feel identificated somehow... I try to improve myself in all aspects of life On a long road, miles to go Its winding and cold and its covered with... More
  • There is no short cuts in live!

    by Mossel | 20th of August, 2009

    Hi all you Dreamstimers. I suppose you are experiencing the same frustrations which I have at the moment: work like mad and do not get the acceptances you want. I am very fond of nature photography. Living on the beautiful coastline of Mossel Bay (South Africa) I cannot... More
  • Fishing - peace of mind

    by Aleksdem | 24th of June, 2009

    Good day! I came to live in Ryazan, some time ago. And now I have a new hobby. If the working day was hard, sometimes I'm going to the river Oka. I'm always in the trunk is a small fishing rod and spatula. And all the psychological pressure, I can now very easily reset -... More
  • Microstock musings

    by Matabraham | 15th of June, 2009

    So wishing you all here in DT land all the fun and I do hope that more wonderful times are on their way! More
  • More new Glass and toys

    by EmeraldUmbrellaStudio | 9th of June, 2009

    After having my Tamron 75-300 for a little while I decided to upgrade, I picked up a Sigma 70-300 Motorized DG APO Macro. I tried this side by side against my tamron and it is actually faster focus since it has the built in motor but this thing is loud compared to the Nikkor... More
  • 50 approved -- some thoughts

    by Azschach | 20th of May, 2009

    Two months, after starting in microstock and at Dreamstime, I got 50 approved images online. Overall, I think this is a quite good rate, but I am not that satisfied as I'd like to be. Just an approval rate of ~43%. Hm. Okay, I've mixed new, specific images for microstock... More
  • First time stock shoot

    by Matt6t6 | 13th of May, 2009

    I have just spent two weeks on the Isle of Arran Scotland, the plan was two weeks of shooting stock and walking. The weather had different plans it rained every day for the full two weeks, mostly in the morning and evening !! I wont tell you how many times I set up and down... More
  • My lovely sister

    by Somethingway | 7th of May, 2009

    I have a sister.her name is Ting-Ting.She is a very lovely chinese girl,and very beautiful.She has a pair of bright eyes.She likes all kinds of clothes, because she was very young.She has a very good job. she is an announcer, en.....My English is very poor. Can not write... More
  • Subject matter composition vs Success levels

    by Ratmandude | 24th of April, 2009

    Today I am wondering what others are thinking … I don't usually approach my photography from a point of view of "will it sell" … I usually am more concerned out getting the composition that I am trying to get … for ME. But I wonder if i should not be so precious... More

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