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Husbands, take note! – Wife Appreciation Day is here

If it’s the 3rd Sunday in September, then it must be Wife Appreciation Day – or as we like to refer to it in my house, just your typical day!Wife Appreciation Day was designed to celebrate wives without children – kind of like a Mother’s Day without the Labor Day.Although nobody is quite certain how it started, the general consensus is it was created by a loving husband to celebrate his childless wife.But it could just as easily have been started by the wife - or by the greeting card... continue reading

My thanks

I want to Express my appreciation and gratitude to all who voted for my photo in the last contest! Thank you all! And looking forward to the next contest!  continue reading

What I talk about when I talk about tea

Is Chinese tea your cup of tea? If so, what is your favourite Chinese tea?  Is it white tea - the one that comprises those pale budding leaves of the tea plant that have not been fermented?  Is it green tea - the much lauded tea that is said to be very beneficial to your health and wellness?  Is it oolong tea (aka wulong tea) - the fragrant partially fermented tea that intoxicates and energises you with every sip?  Or is it black tea - the fully fermented tea that... continue reading

Artwork for appreciation or Tool for walk ?

The 16th Chongqing International Motor Show was opened on June the 6th to 12th in 2014.This is a more and more large and popular international motor show.Every time, There are many international famous brand companies and corporations and car makers taken part in the exhibition.In fact, I am not very interesting for it but I will shoot for it. So I have taken some pictures about the motors and models. After I do this work, there is a thought arised in my mind.Is this a artwork for... continue reading

My First Year Anniversary

This is my official first year anniversary as I started uploading mid October of last year.I am so pleased as I reached 200 uploads and a total of 60 sales all in one day. Here is my 200th image approved.I know 200 images in one year in not a lot compared to all the wonderful photographers and illustrators on Dreamstime with fantastic huge ports.But I am super happy to be appreciated by all the DT's staff and all the buyers out there.So today I would like to share a piece of pie with... continue reading

A new appreciation of money

I am an active photographer for more than 40 years now, always been an amateur. My parents encouraged me to spend their money on equipment. Later on when I started to spend my own money I continued the trend, never really thinking about cost. Of course I did not spend unlimited amounts but with each business trip to the USA I always left few hundred dollars or more at a photo store. Either a new camera, new lens a better strobe, there was always something cool to buy.I had one of the first usable... continue reading

6 sales in one day

Yesterday I had 6 sales in one day. Thanks to the buyer(s?). These are the images, all taken from the same family session in June. continue reading

2 Level 2's

Wow, Ive finally reached level 2, not just once but twice.Its a great feeling that someone has a use for my work.Thanks buyers.Much appreciated. continue reading

Thrilled!

I have been reading your blogs here almost daily.Not only do I learn from them but also I found them inspiring.I am very new here and do not have a lot of experience in ‘real’ photography.I joined for the main intention of having my work critiqued by a neutral party, vice loved ones who won’t necessarily point out my mistakes and/or don’t have the professional eyes to see them.Oh what a joy it’s been for me to have portion of my submissions accepted AND I also take delight in reading... continue reading

Wouldn' it be nice.....?

Would't it be nice for contributors if they would't know for what purpose a picture is downloaded? I would really appreciate if I would know in what magazine, book, paper, website or whatever a photo of me is used.Would't it be nice for the photographer if DT creates a possibility for the buyer/designer to let him know why/for what purpose he or she downloaded and used the picture? Of course that would be no obligation only a possibilty.I think contributors would really appreciate that.What'... continue reading

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