Articles by Cosmin Iftode

Story of a photo (II): Klopp has finally done it

Thank you all for the interest shown in the previous article. Seeing how much you enjoyed the first post of the 'Story of a photo series' here I am with a second photo. Today is Jurgen's Klopp time to shine and I'll give you a few insights from the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final in Madrid.2018/19 European Cups season was completely dominated by the English teams, therefore we had four Premier League clubs fighting for the Champions League and Europa League trophies. Tottenham... continue reading

Story of a photo (I): Alisson tried his best

Hello fellow Dreamstime contributors. As I am fortunate enough to cover major football events I am starting today a new series of articles on the Dreamstime blog in which I am going to write about one specific photo shot at a football match. Today I'm going to tell you the story of the first goal of the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League game between Chelsea FC and AS Roma. I don't know how many of you are shooting football in UK or other major countries, but here you have to arrive at the stadium... continue reading

How to Use Your Time Wisely During Covid-19 Pandemic

Hello fellow Dreamstime contributors. I hope you are all well at the time you're reading this. Today's post is related to these unprecedented times we are living and how, in my opinion, we photographers should take the most advantage of the unexpected huge amount of free time we have.1. Clean your archiveWe all have it. Bigger or smaller, our archive is filled with so many photos that will never be seen. Out of focus images, bad framing or just photos we don't consider good enough,... continue reading

New Achievement: 5000$

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! continue reading

New achievement: Editor's choice

I was happy to see on Dreamstime's home page Editor's Choice section one of my photos from UEFA Champions League semi-final between Manchester City and Real Madrid. It feels kind of rewarding, even if I didn't get any money for it. But maybe the sales will grow. One question though. I remember reading that you get some money for every photo that makes it to the Editor's Choice section. Obviously, as I said before, that didn't happen.What you know about this?Thanks for your time to... continue reading

Almost 50 sales in 2 days

After my friend, Stef22, managed to sell 24 photos at once, it's my turn to announce such an achievement. Yesterday I sold 24 photos from the UEFA Champions League Final between Juventus and Barcelona and today I sold another 22, mainly from the same event.You can see more photos of the CL final from Berlin on my profile.  continue reading

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