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  • What Buyers Look For In Background Images

    by Wisconsinart | 30th of August, 2016

    There is a great need for background images in the microstock industry, however, their uses can vary greatly so there is no real rule of thumb for producing background images. Instead, it can be helpful in understanding what buyers may be looking for.   First of all,... More
  • Where and how to find good honest critique for your work?

    by ImagoGestalter | 30th of August, 2016

    Dear DT community,   I haven't been active on the site for almost 2 years now, because I've made a decision to refocus my photographic ambitions and interests following a more theatrical/artistic style. I've got no regrets doing that, however, it... More
  • Shoes set

    by Ajlis | 30th of August, 2016

    nce staged a photo shoot bright flats. Now they are here.             See Article
  • New Achievement: 5000$

    by Julicos | 29th of August, 2016

    I've just reached 5000$ earnings on dreamstime. It's a nice feeling, but it would have been even greater if I wouldn't have requested previous payments. But still, it gives me a great satisfaction.   Good luck to all in selling as much as possible!... More
  • FC Rostov - AFC Ajax, League Champions match

    by Ajlis | 29th of August, 2016

    This sensation in Rostov-on-don, football club "Rostov" defeated the legendary "Ajax" of Amsterdam with a score of 4-1. The team went through to the group stage of the Champions League 2016/17 season The team from Amsterdam, the beginning of the match... More
  • Milestone of 700 images online!

    by Snookless | 26th of August, 2016

    I finally made it to 700 images online - it took along time since I do not get much time. I need to somehow make more time to get out and do more.   Next milestone is 800 and I am going to try hard to get to that by January!   I wish everyone a great... More
  • Using Lightboxes For Collaborative Work

    by Docbooth | 25th of August, 2016

    I am an author of Children’s Story Books. My books consist of mainly photo illustrations of which I shoot myself and/or use royalty free illustrations supplied by Dreamstime.com. As a Children’s Book author, I develop most of my stories over time with many thought provoking... More
  • 1st Milestone Reached - 100 images online

    by Kheng1987 | 25th of August, 2016

    I finally crossed the 100th mark for the number of images online! The 100th image was that of Victoria Harbour during my trip to Hong Kong in July 2016.   Now onward to the 200th mark and hopefully increase in sales! See Article
  • Photographing Edmonton: The Best Places To Go

    by Angelaostafichuk | 24th of August, 2016

    One of the first things that people notice about Edmonton is that it’s a small city, but it’s spread out like butter on a hot piece of toast. If you catch the airport bus in (#747, $5) you’ll see that it takes a few minutes to get into where the city basically starts,... More
  • A good joke and bad joke

    by Eternalfour | 24th of August, 2016

    A joke can make us laugh out loud and it can do nothing. It is the same joke yet told by different people ... so what makes a joke a good one? ... its the way the joke is told The photo, be it conceptual or indicative may have no meaning unless taken in the "proper"... More
  • A New Adventure

    by Cloverpatch | 23rd of August, 2016

    After homeschooling our four children K-12 over a very happy 21-year time span, I wondered what would keep me busy in my "retirement." In order to help out our family income, I attended an online school, got certified as a medical transcriptionist and worked online... More
  • New experience

    by Skai777 | 23rd of August, 2016

    Hello everybody! :) I am a beginner in photography work. I am from Russia. I take photos of beautiful landscapes, nature, city architecture and sky. I really enjoy this activity. If you are interested in it, you can check my profile; here you'll find great pics. I hope... More
  • 41 Images Online

    by Banubalaji77 | 23rd of August, 2016

    Hi all, I am very happy that 41 of my images are accepted and ready for sale. Hoping for more views & sales :)      See Article
  • Finding the Right Photo

    by Red | 22nd of August, 2016

      Photos grab the viewer’s attention and elicit an immediate response when the right images are chosen for a blog, website, newsletter article, catalog, ebook or an advertising project. A really great photo creates a great first impression that immediately lets the... More
  • What Buyers Look For When Purchasing Images With People

    by Wisconsinart | 21st of August, 2016

    There is a multitude of needs for people images so there is no single right answer when it comes to submitting images with people. Simple things like the model looking at the camera or away can grab a sale or prevent one. Therefore, the best way to handle this topic is to... More
  • How my dog photography has grown in quality with Dreamstime

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 21st of August, 2016

    Hi everyone, since I am a Dreamstimer I submitted a lot of my dog photography with tips on how to take decent shots on non cooperative models such as dogs... and I have to say, each refusal note was teaching me to perform better shots me too...   This was one of my... More
  • Olympic Games post

    by Afrumgartz | 20th of August, 2016

    Today is the last day of Olympic Games in Rio. So I decidede to make a post of sport photos.               More
  • Welcome To My City

    by Angelaostafichuk | 15th of August, 2016

    Whenever I say I’m from Canada, people ask three questions: Am I from Toronto, Vancouver or do I speak French (meaning am I from Quebec). Neither A, B, or C are correct actually and when I say where I’m from, 99.9% (ok, maybe 90%) of people have never heard of it.... More
  • Las Vegas

    by Hellen8 | 13th of August, 2016

    Las Vegas Trip Las Vegas is the largest city in the State of Nevada, USA. "Vegas" is a city of gambling and entertainment. ... and this beautiful and crazy city in the desert, I recently visited. But not as a gambler, but as a tourist. Las Vegas is particularly... More
  • Let's go to the zoo

    by Afrumgartz | 12th of August, 2016

        Zoo in Novosibirsk - one of the biggest sights of Siberian region. It has not only "traditional" animals (like lions, predatory birds, swimming birds, white bears) but also seaquarium. And squirrels, ground-squirrel walking free, in summer... More

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