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  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... More
  • You Say 'Macro'. I Say Maybe...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of June, 2008

    What ever you call it, macro photography (taken with a macro lens or a micro lens as one manufacturer calls their macro lens) is NOT simply a close-up image. What’s the difference between "close-ups", "macros", and "micrographs"... More
  • Hair and Makeup in Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of April, 2008

    While reviewing a featured photographer's portfolio, I saw a perfect opportunity to write about the judicious use of makeup on women models. Nothing better illustrates how makeup can lend authenticity to a model in different situations than photographer Niderlander’s four... More
  • Working Together

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of September, 2007

    As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again. Styles in furniture... More
  • 10 things that Canada gave to the world

    by Nikitu | 21st of June, 2017

    In anticipation of this very special Canada Day, the country’s 150th birthday, why not celebrate by learning about 10 great things Canada gave to the world? 1. Basketball          James Naismith, who was born in Almonte, Ontario, Canada, was working at... More
  • Crossing the 30 images with textures, home decor and landscape

    by Sharkiboy73 | 15th of June, 2017

    Hi all, Hope you are all well, Lately I'v been shooting some more textures, home decor and landscape. Doing that was really fun and challenging at the same time, and really hoping they came out good. I just crossed the 30's uploads, and I'm starting to boost it more.... More
  • 100 Photos uploaded

    by TheSlowWalkers | 6th of June, 2017

    I know it's a small achievement compared to a lot of others but for a relative beginner, it's another milestone reached and I'm pleased to have got there. It doesn't match the satisfaction of having the first photo accepted but is a lot better than the... More
  • Grocery Store Interiors

    by Keremgo | 5th of June, 2017

    My adventure in photography getting a bit more wider since I accepted the truth that I have the obligation of carrying a camera with me where ever I go. This is relatively freeing because I don't have to make plans to go out shooting anymore - since I have my camera... More
  • YAY I made it to 100

    by Callearlisa | 29th of May, 2017

    So Happy to have made it to 100 photos online. I have learned so much and looking forward to learning more. This is an awesome site! I usually turn on my computer the first thing every day. With anticipation of seeing my photos that I have submitted. Very... More
  • Emoticon set. My First Upload

    by 1202maulana | 19th of May, 2017

    >The first time I joined the dreamstime, and not many portfolios that I have. My feelings are mixed in accordance with the work I uploaded this. Hopefully I can survive, spirit, work and work with passion.   See Article
  • Milestone - My 3000 pictures on Dreamstime

    by Sutprattana | 12th of May, 2017

                   I would like to thanks Dreamstime and teamwork. Special thanks all customers for download helping me living. Hope you stay with dreamstime and see my new works. Even Though I am small part but still keep uploading desire someday will arrive... More
  • My last uploads, 249 photos online

    by Axylexu | 10th of May, 2017

    Hello dt. Although I do not sell too pictures here I want to show you my latest uploads and please give your opinion. I'm starting to think I do not have what I'm looking for on this site because I have 249 photos online and 3 sales in the last 5 months. Still, I'm trying... More
  • Exclusive Dreamstime

    by Wvalbuena81 | 6th of April, 2017

    So, today i'm really proud to become an exclusive Dreamstime member!! I'm really glad to be part of this big family.    See Article
  • NOTHING TO CELEBRATE ?REALLY?

    by Westwoodkuba | 1st of April, 2017

       Hello everyone, its my first blog so excuse me if i ramble. Its Saturday morning here, and i am reading some great blogs about sales and number of uploads, and i start to think i am out of my depth. You see i am only on 45 uploads, no sales and keep letting myself... More
  • Changes

    by Markosloizou | 30th of March, 2017

    I was uploading pictures for about a year, from 2010 until 2011. My last photo was uploaded on the 20th of October of 2011. Ever since I was completely inactive. For some reason this year I decided to log in again and see what changed. The website looked the same, the user... More
  • Acceptance percentage

    by Patrick57 | 23rd of March, 2017

    I have just got my acceptance percentage up to 80% from a low of 57% the first month or two of uploading to Dreamstime. So for anyone new my tip would be check your images carefully for blemishes and noise as a starting point and be a little selective. Now if I have any doubts... More
  • Upload What?

    by Cwinkler25 | 20th of March, 2017

    As someone who is just taking my first tentative steps into the world of stock images,‭ ‬I am of course wondering what sort of images are most likely to be accepted.‭ ‬I would‭ ‬prefer to not waste my time on images that‭ ‬have no chance of being accepted... More
  • How To Take Great Pictures of Flowers

    by GWHughes | 12th of March, 2017

    The photo (below) in this post of the Snowdrops in my backyard turned out very well. (See the full frame photo in my portfolio). But, it wasn't necessarily going to happen without a bit of planning before snapping the shutter. Here are a few simple steps to consider when... More
  • Trip Inspiring Uploads

    by Jormonago | 5th of March, 2017

    It's been a long time since I've uploaded consistently on Dreamstime, but I just got back from a trip to California and used my camera more than I have in months. I'm hoping that it will inspire me to start shooting again on a daily basis. I also just got a wonderful... More
  • The Jabbering of a Newbie

    by Bradshawj567 | 27th of February, 2017

    Make no mistake about it, I AM a newbie! That being said, I will get along with the howdee-do's. My name is James Bradshaw, amateur photographer. I live in Lufkin-Texas. I am not new to stock photography, having done it in the past on other sites, which I have since... More

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