Search results for "exposure"

Excellent Starting with Dreamstime

Hi FriendsI have just started my work with dreamstime. I am crazy for photography experience. Dreamstime helped myself becoming my dreams true.I took the first shot of a flower on a roadside greenbelt. That photo was accepted. After that i was so excited to make more pictures.I planned to go in a nearby housing scheme garden. I spent three hours there and took plenty of photos. Photos of flowers, sunset, lake, bridge etc. I took photos from different angles and different settings of... continue reading

Waterfalls and the world beyond them

Or the perks of being a photographer. You get to travel and discover the world and come back with stunning views of places that for starters, us, human beings, can only frame them in our houses. But how do you get to stand out with an amazing waterfall capture?Q&As with Dmitry Rukhlenko.1. What do you feel when you photograph a waterfall?        I enjoy photographing waterfalls. Many of them are charming and photogenic. It is said that the flowing water is one of the things that... continue reading

About keywording

Hello Dreamstimers,As you know i wrote already in previous blogs about keywording and the importance of it. The next step to know is how to use your keyword skills in your advantage when it comes to the Google search engine.As you know in Google you can search on image. If you would like to check which photos are available in the internet for example a Volkswagen Golf car people will add the keywords "Volkswagen Golf" in Google images. All images of this car available in the internet will... continue reading

Exposure

Ofcourse we are here to show our photos, but how many of you are here for the big bucks? I'm not btw, but I do get jealous when I see some photographers with loads of exposure. I wonder how they do that, besides the obvious beautiful photos ofcourse :)This is one of my personal favourites, taken during my trip through China.  continue reading

Getting the Portfolio Exposure at Dreamstime (Tips!)

 Hello everyone again!Today, I'll explain everyone (such as contributors) how to boost your portfolio exposure. Every contributor wants to they photos (etc.) get sold. Portfolio exposure as for starting of sales. This tips might help you to boost your portfolio exposure. Here we go!1. Upload Files!Yes, this tip is maybe known by everyone but there are many not know this. I mean, don't hold on 5-10 photos. Upload more, so you will got many chances to... continue reading

Low exposure

I am recently feeling a little bit frustrated by the extremely low exposure of my photos (Portfolio exposure:0.05%; Database exposure:0.01%). I have 261 photos so far and have been here fore a little more than one year. However, I have only two sales. Luckily, the only two sales are from the California Sunset photos that I love. I recently moved to California and I have never seen such beautiful sunset before in my life.I am a huge fan of California Sunset and I want to share my photos... continue reading

New in a big family

Hi,I decided to write few words with the hope that some one will read this as I have some questions actually.I got my account set about three weeks ago and since then I have 92 images online with about200+ in the waiting list.My question is that I maybe did something wrong with my profile, because I have no views/downloads. I understand, maybe the photos are not that good to be downloaded,but is it normal with a hundred photos ( all keyworded) to get no views?Thank you very much,Mihai... continue reading

Top 10 tips for new contributors

Congratulations on having your first images accepted at Dreamstime. Keep up the good work and many more to come!To improve your future uploads and continue with a high approval rate, here are some tips based on our extensive experience in microstock imagery review. You will find below info on lighting, exposure, composition, legal documents and many more:1. Composition has to always make your subject stand out in the image. Having the subject in the middle of your image will flatten it out... continue reading

Widen the portfolio exposure.

It is always good to have an image which sells well, such as this banana bread picture which has now reached level 4 But it is also good when a new image sells which widens the exposure of your image portfolio, such as this raw salmon picture, This image was taken nearly a year ago, with some images it is just a case of patients, if it is a good picture someone will want to use it eventually. continue reading

Playing with Fire

 Poi is a fun photographic experience. There are many variations, but my personal favorite is spinning steel wool. Spinning steel wool is edgy, dangerous and a lot of fun.The equipment needed is as follows:a good hat or hoodiea coat that is fire resistanta kitchen whiska dog leashfine grade 000 steel woola lightera fire extinguisheruv filtertripod or other mount to secure your cameraa camera that can do long exposureswide angle lensI usually set to the lowest ISO,... 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.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Questions, meet answers

Join the discussion in the Dreamstime photography forum. Learn from, and share with, hundreds of professional stock photographers just like you!

Photography Forums