There are many photo contests including the assignments photo contest here at dreamstime. Several things to keep in mind before entering a photo contest in order to determine if you have any chance of winning is first is how many people are entering and second is how good is the competition. A local or regional photo contest may be easier to win as opposed to a large contest sponsored by a camera manufacturer or magazine since there are fewer people entering though prizes may be modest.... continue reading
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I think the passion for photography I got from my dad, who took pictures of us with a black and white camera.When I bought my first PC it came with the fever of editing.I tried different programs, but for me, love at first glance was Adobe Photoshop. I had to learn how to use it and it took me a while, but finally I succeeded.In April 2016 I watched a blog of a famous photographer in Romania. He was explaining people how to make money from edited pictures uploaded on Dreamstime.... continue reading
People always like photos with special angle. Certainly bird's-eye view is a very unique angle since only God has that perspective :-)1. Don't hesitate to buy a ticket to go up high. In many places, there are some top or high buildings that you could have the bird's view; but you have to buy a ticket to enter it and sometimes it is expensive. If you truly want to take some special photos you should pay for it, and it is worthy, the return will be good. I once visited Las Vegas,... continue reading
This is a question my parents ask me all the time, right before they insert the annoying phrase, “maybe you should get a real job”. You see, they’re old fashioned and grew up in a time when careers were the norm, together with a stable pension. The world has changed considerably and the pace of change is accelerating.Nowadays, it’s not only much easier to become your own boss but it’s expected! Stock photography is just a small part of the much larger ‘gig economy’, where traditional... continue reading
We're excited to present to you our new and improved Blog section.Here are a few improvements we've made:- more user friendly, more spacious looks;- useful information only, based on new acceptance criteria;- easier article submission process.We loved designing it, we hope you'll love using it to add more useful articles.You can start now, with our blog launch contest. All members, contributors and buyers, are welcome to join in: you write useful articles - check guidelines here... continue reading
All week I’ve been doing research on “how to blog”.I’ve read countless books and articles on how to write the best blogs.How to keyword your blogs, optimize your blog, set up your blog for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how to make money blogging.My wife Tracy decided we needed to go to the library to research this new endeavor of blogging.She always says that knowledge is power.As we talked in the car I was expressing my frustration with needing to learn all these new... continue reading
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
Apart from being a hobby, photography can be a great way of earning money and making a living. Today, modern technology makes it possible for almost everyone to carry a mobile camera and apply the necessary techniques to produce professional photographs. When one adds a little creativity to the opportunities available, they will no longer be limited to standard career paths in photography. Below are five unconventional ways to turn your hobby into an income generating activity.Exclusive... continue reading
Just wanted to share this picture with my peers. This picture was designed for the banking community and instead it has caught the attention of seven different companies for the travel industry and I just found out that Toronto star featured it in one of the travel articles!Thank you Toronto Star for picking my picture out of the millions you could of chosen for your article.I wrote a blog last year about this picture on how important it is to have the right model posing for your picture..... continue reading
Six year pass from the day join Dreamstime, from the hobby, I think about earn some money from my image, so I request Dreamstime to be an exclusive user.Today, I receive email from Dreamstime approve my request. And I'm very happy when I see my Earning increase from 21$ for 19 download to 46$. Surprise!!!!!Now, I have a reason to take more picture and upload to Dreamstime, waiting for the first 100$.Thanks Dreamstime! continue reading
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