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Secret of Image Selection! Crossed 300 images

Good Morning Again to all!As we know Dreamstime is great agency to begin with your photography carrear. It provides a clear and easily understood interface for photographer where he/she can sell photo and able to make some income from them.Today I am explaining some tips on how to capture, edit and upload pictures on Dreamstime that selected easily and get no rejection.So let’s begin:I am including five criteria for that, these are:-1.Capturing image.2.Identify the use in stock image by commercials.... continue reading

How to Prevent Image Distortions and Noise

In a previous article I explained how to fix image distortions. Which is fine for photographs that have already been taken, but wouldn't it be nice not to have to fix them in the first place, or at least minimize them?Here are some tips on how to do so:1. Use voice activated or remote shutter. A voice activated shutter is the single most important tool in your image distortion prevention arsenal. It can not only prevent distortions but can... continue reading

What Size Image Should I Download for My Project?

Your project is almost ready, your sweat and toil has paid off and you've narrowed down on your stock photos. Now the most important question on your mind is "What Size Image Should I Download for My Project?".You do not want the results to look blurry when it prints, or unnecessarily slow down your web pages while spending credits when you needn't!To print or not to print: Does your project involve printing out on paper? Is it a presentation to a group of people... continue reading

The story behind an image – Abandoned ship

Recently I had my 2000th sale. The image ”Abandon ship” is taken when participating in a STCW Basic Safety Training course. During the training you will learn how to act in various emergency situations onboard of a ship. Subjects being trained are: elementary first aid, personal safety and social responsibilities, personal survival techniques, fire prevention and fire fighting. The course leads to an international certificate for seagoing personnel which needs to be renewed every five years with... continue reading

Key Considerations When Choosing a Background Image

Although the content in your project calls the shots, a background is equally important in getting the right message across. Regardless of type of content, whether it is prop, a page, a book or window dressing elements, background is not just an ‘add-on’ but a vital element that enhances your work. A visitor can get an idea of your subject by looking at the background. Selecting a background requires careful consideration of the message you want to put across. let's take a look at how we... continue reading

How Dreamstime helped us create more effective campaigns

When speaking of domains like beauty or food, one of the most important marketing tools is the visual itself. A strong message, coupled with a good visual, has a more meaningful effect and the campaign stands more chances of being successful. This is the main reason we opted for a stock agency, as it allows us to have a constant source of relevant, high quality photos. We use social media, on and off site graphic visuals, email marketing, blog articles, prints - leaflets and flyers - as part of our... continue reading

How To Get Rid Of Image Distortions

Having problems getting certain images approved? Don't delete them just yet!Many photographers may already be aware of this trick, but just in case you're not, read on.Playing around with the light settings (exposure, contrast, highlights, shadows, whites, and blacks) as well as the color settings (saturation, warmth, tint, and deep blue) can correct a lot of pixel distortions, non-motion blurs, lens fringing, film grain, lack of detail, and incorrect color profiles.Each... continue reading

How to Color Correct an Image

So you got a brand new DSLR, but when you start to take pictures, you notice a strange color tint on some or all of your images. Some may seem like they have a blue tint while others appear almost orange. Or maybe certain colors just aren’t quite “right”. One of the most common questions for new users of Digital Photography is how to color correct their images. The good news is that there are a few quick fixes available that are easy to learn and use.White BalanceThe most common cause of an... continue reading

5 Tips for Shooting Product Photos for eBay

The Internet has changed the way we live our lives. From how we access information to how we interact with friends and family, our online connectivity affects every aspect of our day-to-day existence.And nowhere is this more noticeable than in how we buy and sell goods. Imagine if you can the world of photography before digital cameras, online marketplaces like dreamstime.com, and websites or social media for promoting your service and products. We would be hard pressed to survive without all that... continue reading

A work of art or a stock image?

My local council used to have an art competition every year, which was mainly painting, drawing and photography. I looked forward to it every year and everyone that submitted got in. It was a wonderful community event. The main criteria was to capture some aspect of the local area.This was the year I chose a local park where many people walk their dogs and which also happens to be a historical cemetery. Head stones and monuments are scattered about this park which makes it fairly unique. I used to... continue reading

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