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  • Wisconsinart
    What Buyers Look For In Background Images

    by Wisconsinart |

    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
  • Robinstockphotos
    Select the perfect background image

    by Robinstockphotos |

    The purpose of a background image extends far beyond just filling up free space. A creative background can draw viewers into your content and give them a head start by getting your message across undistorted. Here are some points to note before selecting your next background... More
  • Unteroffizier
    4 aspects of photography that blurrs the background of a photo

    by Unteroffizier |

    In case anyone is not aware of the aspects that determines the intensity of the sharpness of parts of a photo (usually the backdrop), here are 4 things we need to take note of. The size of the aperture Aperture opening size determines the depth of field of a photo.... More
  • Michaelafree
    Ad-Lib to Fade: Give More Freedom to Web Designers

    by Michaelafree |

    When graphic designers or photographers create web backgrounds for sale to web designers, they often forget one fundamental problem of the internet – variable screen width. A website must look as good on a mobile phone as on a TV-size monitor, which often feels as like... More
  • Michaelafree
    The Conundrum of the Upper Right Corner in Web Design

    by Michaelafree |

    Studies of user-behavior show, the upper right corner of a website is the area the human eye is least drawn to. This makes it a perfect spot for a contextual image, something users see, but don’t need to read. But who would shoot a picture like that? We Simply Read Left... More
  • Crisdumitru
    What you can upload on Dreamstime?

    by Crisdumitru |

    Hello again dreamstime users! I write this article because someone ask me if he can upload on Dreamstime video and audio. The answer is yes, on Dreamstime you can upload images ( photography) , illustrations like jpg files, vectors ( eps, ai, cdr files). They must be... More
  • Crisdumitru
    How to increase your sales?

    by Crisdumitru |

    Hello dreamstime users, For improve your sales on Dreamstime, is important to upload images every day, without too much breaks. If you treat this like a full time job, you have more likely to succeed. More images = more earnings. Image quality is important, and then,... More
  • Generalul2015
    1000 pictures online

    by Generalul2015 |

    I am happy to announce that we have got to have 1000 images online in an exceptional and talented community of photographers.Even if sales stubbornly come to appear i'm still glad that every day I learn increasingly more in photography.I hope that in the future my work begin... More
  • Lesterphotography
    Trailer Travels

    by Lesterphotography |

    Just a couple of weeks ago I came back from my first trip to Alaska. A trip of this nature requires planning well in advance to be as prepared as possible for all scenarios. Cloths layering, hat, water repellent outer layers, waterproof high ankle hiking boots with several... More
  • Thefinalmiracle
    10 years of Stock Photography

    by Thefinalmiracle |

    It seems like yesterday but its been 10 years since I got my first digital camera Canon Powershot A320. A 3.2 mexapixel camera that opened the world of stock photography for me. I was a hobbyist and was happy with my Nikon SLR till I understood the potential of digital photography... More
  • Rhbabiak13
    2 Year Anniversary - 2,000 Images Uploaded

    by Rhbabiak13 |

    This past August was my two year anniversary with Dreamstime. It's amazing to think that it was only two years ago that I was dreaming about being able to sell my photos. Two years later, it has become a reality. Today, I hit the 2,000 pictures uploaded mark. I currently... More
  • Jruffa
    Improving Photography Skills Through Dreamstime

    by Jruffa |

    This is my first foray into writing a blog for Dreamstime.... I've been a contributor to Dreamstime for some time, starting back when there were less than 1 million images online (seems like ages ago!). At the time, I had discovered the Dreamstime site... More
  • Crisdumitru
    400 Images online

    by Crisdumitru |

    Hello friends, I am happy to announce that i have uploaded 400 + images on Dreamstime.                             write your text here Have a nice day! More
  • Thorken
    Back to School

    by Thorken |

    Summer is almost over and the school begins. Some kids are looking forward, some would prefer never ending holiday.   In some parts of world the kids are happy that can go to school even when is obligatory.   But everywhere kids are trying to learn what they... More
  • Thorken
    My first exhibition of photos

    by Thorken |

    Some friends asked me to make an exhibition of underwater photos for years. I was not sure that I have enough good photos for this purpose. But... on beginning of summer one friend took me to a new pub of his friend. Both together persuaded me to print and exhibit some photos.... More
  • Anorton
    Spontaneous photography

    by Anorton |

    As someone who concentrates on food photography I often have to plan the foods I need for each photo shoot, such as for this fish finger image.   However sometimes it is necessary to make a spontaneous choice. On a recent visit to the local supermarket lobster was on promotion,... More
  • Hellen8
    Prague Castle - Knights Festival

    by Hellen8 |

    Prague Castle -Knights Festival - 2016 Festivities of Knights at Prague Castle 2016 - The 700th anniversary of the birth of the King and Emperor Charles IV, who was the most popular monarch throughout the history of the Czech Republic.              ... More
  • Angelaostafichuk
    Photographing Edmonton: The Muttart Conservatory

    by Angelaostafichuk |

    Canadian winters are famous for being long and cold, really long and cold. So how can you bring a camera out when it's -30? You really can't. I've tried and literally frozen up leaving me with nothing to show. So if you're here in those long dark months, what do you do?... More
  • Rezaks
    Modelling in Iran!

    by Rezaks |

    Iran is a great country with several different cultures and house to numerous historical monuments and architectural masterpieces that can attract far more tourists each year. Regarding Iran potential for tourism and recent Nuclear Deal that has put an end to Iran banking... More
  • Fjarabica
    Coronation festivities

    by Fjarabica |

    Hello friends today I would like to bring to attention nedavnu event in Prague, Czech Republic. On a recent 700-year anniversary of the birth of Charles IV, the bottom 3 September 2016 held the Coronation Ceremony. During these festivities were presented crafts and procedures... More

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