One of my colleagues posted an emoticon image on the Dreamstime Facebook wall a couple of days ago. When I saw it, I started thinking about emoticons and what is so special about them. We all know that as most conversations have migrated on online platforms, we need to find means of compensating for the non-verbal language. Much of a conversation relies on what is not being said rather than what is actually said. One emoticon can sometimes tell you everything you need to know or change completely... continue reading
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Christmas traditions have definitely changed over my lifetime, and so has how we source the presents we give.Back in the "old days", presents were handmade. With glitter and glue from a small child, to the tins of fresh baked cookies, candies, fudge, and even the dreaded fruitcake, or with wood working tools that always managed to turn raw materials into magic; the gifts were lovingly made with the investment of time and talents. Then it progressed to exchanging small gifts like the... continue reading
Admit it, unless you live under a rock, you have used Facebook for at least some of your daily life.But what you may not want to admit is what kind of user you are. Are you the “post every detail of your day from sun rise to sun set” kind of user?Or maybe you are the “I have an opinion and I just have to share it” user?Possibly you fall into the “I just want my friends and family to know where I am and what I’m doing” kind of user.Do you simply troll others online,... continue reading
Darn, my photo got refused. Never mind, I will make another one and submit it when I catch some time.STOP.That is not a good thing to do. Have you at least checked the email you received based on refusal or you've just deleted it after reading the subject line?Well, let’s start this way. I am an editor on Dreamstime, one of largest stock photo sites in the world. You know what I love to do with photos and illustrations users submit? I love to APPROVE them. Yes I do, really. I am just an... continue reading
Dear community,We'd love to read your photo adventures, but before starting, please keep in mind that blogs are for sharing photography experiences meant to help our community with useful tips and tricks.Our blog section is monitored and reviewed by our admins and your posts will not go live until approved by admin staff. Some of the posts might not meet our rules, be out-of-topic, or address matters that cannot be answered publicly.In order to avoid your posts being refused, here are some guidelines... continue reading
I do not consider myself as a shopper. I hate to try things on the shop, stand on long lines etc. I love to shop online because it’s easy for me. I spend many at least 6 to 5 hours in a week for online shopping sites. I search good online sites, comparing sales and prices and look photos of different models in order to find out trendy outfits etc.But, recently I read an article on about shopping online disadvantages. Although the flaws that are mentioned in this article was right like, sometimes... continue reading
I have uploaded 68 files and they are online.It means that if Work hard one day I will be a good contributor at Dreamstime.com.I got that if you want to be successful in your life you need to work hard.I work hard to build a great portfolio, because the people are looking for something new.The buyer are always looking for latest and low price file because they want to get more photos in little credits.When you work continue one day they reach to your portfolio and make you their favorite... continue reading
Hello good people,I have one more thing to celebrate, 201 images online and 3 sales so far.Must say this is beautiful hobby,and I enjoy every 'photo session' of mine, even if I don't get good photos every time, it is definitely entertaining.And all this walking keeps me fit... So I will continue, try to improve my work and hope for more sales. Also I am starting to save to buy better camera because I want to start with macro photography...That's all from me for now, I wish you all... continue reading
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