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How to create an inspirational audio

We have all dreamed of expressing our feelings, experiences and knowledge through a single means of diffusion, which is very complicated after venturing to achieve it, because as there are so many possibilities, the imagination not only limits itself, but also limits its natural expressionThere are up to three fundamental steps, which can guide us more consistently to the development of a successful audio.The first step is very simple, because it consists of something very simple.After having written... continue reading

An illustrated virtual guide to Gargano in Apulia (south of Italy)

My microstock photography is often about travel in my beautiful country, so why do not start a blog about the marvellous destinations that my country has to offer? I start with something I really know, something I really love and something I really shooted thousands of times in my life: even if I live in a different italian region (Emilia Romagna in the cold north) the place I call "my second home" is the charming italian Gargano area, part of the biggest south italy region:... continue reading

The Contributor's Guide to Understanding the SEO of Stock Images

 (This featured image was the first result for "SEO" on Dreamstime.)This is not a leaked document, nor a methodical dissection of any general or specific stock library algorithm out there, full of equations and statistics or anything mathematical. Instead this is one designer's common sense guide for contributors to help optimize their portfolios.Please know that I do not currently have my own contributor portfolio, so I am sure there are intricacies and rules of the road out there that... continue reading

Gran Canaria in three days (Part 1: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

Gran Canaria in 3 days (Part 1: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)Hello everyone, this is my first ever article on a blog, so I hope it will be ok.Me and my wife visited Gran Canaria (one of Canary Islands that are part of Spain) a couple of weeks ago, we spent just 1 week there, but the island is so great for sightseeing that I decided to write a short guide for those of you who want to see as much as possible for 3 days, and still have some time to relax on the beach, at the pool or get crazy in... continue reading

Stage Performers - How do we do it - A laymans guide

Being an outdoor person I have climbed mountains, crossed rivers and hung from trees to try to get the perfect angle on just about anything.More recently however I was invited to a series of indoor events as the pro on site.One of these stands out above the rest as the audience of some 1200 strong was asked not to take their own photos but rely on 'the pro' to put them online.Many of the guests asked the same question - how do you get such well lit shots in such a dark environment?... continue reading

A Newbie's Comprehensive Guide: From Camera's to what Sells

Pictured in this article is my 700th accepted image and represents one heck of a journey, one year ago I started my adventure on Dreamstime with lofty goals and high expectations, but there was one problem I had no idea what I was doing and really had no one to ask and there was no "most asked questions" for beginners.My only choice was combing through the multitude of forums for answers, such as what sells?, what type of camera do I need to get started? and what to expect when expecting success... continue reading

Gold Creek Pond hiking guide

Gold Creek Pond is an ADA-accessible paved loop hike around a picturesque mountain pond atop Snoqualmie Pass. It is the perfect hike for small children, who can walk unassisted the whole route, for parents pushing strollers and for people in wheelchairs. It's also a good leg stretcher for folks who have been driving a long time and need a break.StatisticsRoundtrip1.0 milesElevation Gain10 ftHighest Point3000 ftIt's hard to believe, but in the 1970s and early 1980s this... continue reading

How to Create Collections

Keeping my promise to Whitestar1955 and the newbies who asked about it on my latest BLOG, here's a step-by-step explanation about Collections and how to make them :)Collections are of 2 types, private and public.As a contributor, you might want to organize your DT photos into collections by theme for say faster access ==> if you include photos only by you, you'll have a private collection whose link you can send to your friends or interested buyers, etc. as it won't be visible on Dreamstime... continue reading

How to start in stock photography

If you're passionate about photography, you probably spend a lot on photo equipment and a return of that investment will come in handy. Or you may simply want to earn some extra money out of your hobby and don't really know how to do this. Stock photography may be the answer you're looking for.There are many photographers out there who earn a decent monthly income from stock photography and many photographers who decided to focus on this domain and make a living from producing and selling their... continue reading

Stockphoto 101

Well taking a photo isn't hard? - Not at all. With today's technology everyone can pick up a camera and take images. A very common comment you get as a photographer- "Your camera take very good photos" - What should i answer to that, c'mon :P- "Well, thank you, i have learned it all i know" Technically it isn't the camera who takes the photos, its the person behind it. You set all the settings and compose your picture right?. You get the drift.Is it hard to... continue reading

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