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DT Numbers of images per user

I admit I'm a numbers person - have been since a very early age. Loved math, love statistics and love sport with statistics.Looking at the Dreamstime numbers at the bottom of the page we have (at the time of typing):29,284,827 images9,744,832 usersAssuming users are all contributors that works out at an average of 3 images per contributor.3 images!Is that all? This seems crazy to me. Why join and not upload?You're not going to make anything from 3 images - or less than... continue reading

Collection - Looking for Symmetry in man made objects

Here is the collection:Collection - SymmetryFrom an earlier blog - looking for man made images that are symmetrical. The object may be completely symmetrical in its form or you may have captured a smaller part(s) to create the symmetry. Similarly, you can arrange multiple objects to create a symmetrical pattern. Please see images below for examples.Please post your examples for adding to this collection. continue reading

New month - new collection

Hi all,To mark a new month I have created a new collection inspired by the photos of cats I have taken in and around my neighbourhood (and on my travels).Cats in your neighbourhoodIf you have any images you would like to add please let me know!Here are a couple of images. continue reading

New Collection - Images from inside Armed Forces cemeteries

This collection contains images from armed forces cemeteries. They serve as a reminder to us all of the brave, selfless and often heroic acts carried out by the men and women of our armed forces during times of international crisis and conflict.Note: I am only looking for images from inside cemeteries. Not looking for war memorials that stand alone.Examples: continue reading

Company whilst editing images

The process of producing images for stock photography takes a long time.Plan and shoot followed by the editing process. The latter seems to take longer than anything else. Hours sat at the pc, staring at the screen, making small adjustments all to create our images.'Fat cat' comes and sits with me to keep me company. She is not our cat, she is super-freindly, she is very pretty, she loves cuddle and she is not fat. Here is her story in the time we've known her.Fat cat announced herself... continue reading

Symmetry

First blog on DT.I like to photograph symmetry particularly in manmade objects whenever I can. To me this is something that is aesthetically pleasing and provides me with a challenge as a photographer. Here a couple - there are more in my portfolio (even though I admit they make up a small percentage of the total).  Does anyone else have any foibles like this?Maybe, I should set up a collection with symmetrical images. continue reading

Stock photography that blogs

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

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