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  • First download!

    by Taytecampbell | 15th of June, 2016

      After four months since my first submission I finally got my first download! I'm just starting out but I've enjoyed the feedback from Dreamstime and it has helped improve the pictures that I'm taking now. I've learned to try various angles and compositions and I'm just... More
  • Correcting Converging Verticals

    by Qiwoman01 | 12th of June, 2016

    I've recently been working on perfecting architectural photography. It's not as simple as you might think. A house is sitting still after all, and you can control the lighting with strobes or flash and time of day. Easy, right? Not so much. A super wide-angle... More
  • Creating characters

    by Robmunroartist | 12th of June, 2016

    Long ago I was asked to create a character as a test of my imagination, and after having done so in a short time my creation was thrown away by the people testing me. I became shy of designing anything related to characters after that, but more recently realised the test... More
  • It's time to celebrate Father's Day

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 12th of June, 2016

    It's approaching the celebrations for Father's Day. Also if usually in Catholic countries it is celebrated during St. Joseph's day, in the US there's another celebration, usually held on 19th of June.   History of Father's Day Festival as seen today is not even a hundred... More
  • Going Small

    by Info70962 | 11th of June, 2016

    Well I wanted to share a couple of things with you all. First off I have broke the 200 images and am well on my way to breaking 300! Secondly I wanted to share a little bit about the use of extenders and turning your regular lenses into macro lenses for 5$   All... More
  • 800th Sale

    by Rhbabiak13 | 9th of June, 2016

    I have been a photographer for Dreamstime for 21 months. Each new milestone is exciting to me. Today, I made my 800th sale. I am so thankful to be able to sell my photos on here and each sale makes me want to work harder. I really am so thankful to every buyer who... 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
  • Make your amateur photos more professional with Photoshop

    by Felzum | 7th of June, 2016

    Hi everybody I am learning to use photoshop, this is my new project. Powerful lessons I´ve learned from Photoshop: •Almays remove distracting objects ruining the photo, or put a black background on a picture •Try to Put a plain background photo and clone the... More
  • 200th online, new milestone

    by Rrrionegro | 6th of June, 2016

    My new milestone, now I have 200 images online on Dreamstime!       See Article
  • You have to be at right place at right time to take such shot

    by Habibnawaz | 6th of June, 2016

    An awesome shot taken during heavy rain when a kid fell running on a slippery ground. These kind of photos are hard to find and you have to be at right place at right time. It was very exciting to watch stormy rain and natural beauty of the village. This photo has been approved... More
  • New approved photos

    by Lmtphotography | 1st of June, 2016

    So happy that my photos from my trip to Newstead Abbey have been accepted!         And this is my crowning glory for the day I think. I had to wait ages for this lovely peacock to display his feathers! I'm quite scared of birds and my camera doesn't have... More
  • Why stock photography is not a hobby

    by Photographycornwall | 31st of May, 2016

    Okay, so it's been a while since my last post and, if you recall, my last DT blog was fairly negative in calling out people who do not pay for using stock images. That I'm afraid is a perennial problem, which isn't likely to go away any time soon. And anyway, I like to think... More
  • Traveler by heart

    by Jzajic | 31st of May, 2016

    I signed up to Dreamstime some time ago, but I became more active in uploading for the past year. I dont plan to upload loads of images just to earn some money. Photography became my passion at the time I bought a new camera and Dreamstime gives me some kind of feedback what... More
  • Milestone, 200th image online

    by Drobacphoto | 31st of May, 2016

    My new milestone, 200 images online on Dreamstime :-)                    More
  • 860-th picture

    by Afrumgartz | 29th of May, 2016

        Victory day parade in Ekaterinburg. Now i'm close to 1000 pictures milestone - just a month or two needed. See Article
  • Flowers and plant photography

    by Andreamangoni | 27th of May, 2016

       I have heard many people say that in themicrostock world you should avoid photos of flowers and plants, because they're difficult to sell. But it's true?    well, they're not an easy subject to manage, but certainly flowers and plants... More
  • 500 images uploaded

    by Famed01 | 25th of May, 2016

    I finally managed to reach this important milestone         See Article
  • Learning the ways of stock photography

    by Biotabby | 24th of May, 2016

    So I am new to Dreamstime I just now finally got some photos excepted. Its not much but its a start. I have yet to sale anything but I find its helping me improve as a photographer by getting feed back on the images that are rejected. To know what to look for and to be mind... More
  • Another happy goals

    by Mariayunira | 24th of May, 2016

    The journey in Dreamstime's family is trully a breathtaking. I was begin to join in January 8, 2011, but starting to upload in September 2014. I do drawing and uploading everyday. I try to make every kind of themes and concept. So now, after 20 months of happily drawing,... More
  • 400 sales milestone

    by Tempestz | 23rd of May, 2016

    I finally reached 400 sales with this image    taken in shanghai china. i started off slow when i first joined dreamstime as i learned what makes a good stock photo and what does not. much of my portfolio is travels from around Asia which has allowed me to experiences... More

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