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Common illustration mistakes that you can avoid

  During an illustration editor's review some mistakes are noticeably common, so here's a list of those ones which might help illustration contributors in their submissions.  Copyright - When creating any drawing, the contributor must keep in mind not to include any logo or any brand in their illustration. There are already tons of illustrations out there so there are chances that your work might also look alike ones that are already online.Jaggies - Jagged lines or edges, usually this... continue reading

Turning Refusal into Acceptance

One of the common refusal comments is "The image contains elements that might be protected by copyright/trademark (logos, brands, specific buildings etc.)... Read more: https://www.dreamstime.com/thread_148".I have my fair share of refusals with this comment. The original photo of the above image was rejected with the copyright / protected element comment. As you can see, it is a very simple photo of a yellow safety helmet sitting on a plastic barrier. Where's the copyright, trademark... continue reading

I nearly gave up

As a beginner, I uploaded more than 10 images,but all of them are all rejected...The first time I got refused, I feel very very ashamed.But a few days later, I think my photographing skills that bad is a fact,it does not matter get refused some more times.So I upload more...again fail..At the 13th time, I feel this site requires too high skills, I will neverhave any chance.So..I decide to donate my refused pictures to some other free image websites..Then I opened my dreamstime,... continue reading

Important Tips for Newbies to minimize Rejections!

Hi there.I had to learn the hard way with under 50% approval...So i would like to help YOU to get started BETTER!Problem: Dreamstime don't accepts single Web Graphic ButtonsSolution: Group your buttons and banners to 2 or more in one pictureProblem: Car's and Car Parts are under copyright!Solution: Don't waste your time taking photos of car parts. (The ones visible from outside.)Problem: Tight Crops!Solution: Don't crop your pictures, the more is visible the better!Problem:... continue reading

How Rejected Images Helped Me

I remember my first image that got approved on Dreamstime . It was 3 years ago. I was so happy! "Finally!"   Oh yes, because I had numerous images decline at first. I began to be worried if I will ever be able to have at least one picture approved.But I was never got discouraged about it. I learned a lot from those refuse images and now I know what to do or to avoid to get the best stock image possible.I still have a lot to learn but I think I'm going in the right direction.... continue reading

Refused city scapes.

Dear all,I am a new contributor and I don't understand why many of the pictures of towns I have uploaded have been refused because: " The image contains elements that might be protected by copyright/trademark...".For example most of them were views of the Canal Grande in Venice token from the Rialto Bridge and if you search in Dreamstime you find many scapes taken from the same position those have been accepted and are not editorial.Do you have an idea?Thank you and best regards.... continue reading

How to create a set of similar photos

Hello to everybodyI need an information.One of the photos that I have uploaded have been refused beacuse I have uploade too many photos on the same subject or from the same series.And DT suggested me to create sets of similars (several shots included within the same image).But I don't know how can I do it. Somebody can help me or give me an advice?Thank for your adviceAndrea continue reading

Still svg to EPS convertion

Hi to everyone,sorry if still annoy you with the same problem. I wish to convert my svg files in EPS files for Dreamstime. well I use gimp for this convertion but I always receive from dreamstime the message that the files isn't a valid vector file. please someone could tell me if there is some particular rule in gimp for the convertion? I simply select save as from menu file, export the image and save it. if I open the image with photoshop the image seems regular with any dimension.... (:Thank... continue reading

Isolated yes, isolated no

Hello friends! I am writing this blog in hopes of being useful. Surely many of you have read a recent blog written by a dreamstime's admin. It is about "isolated" word in stock language. As it has already happened to the word "vector" for illustrations, today it happens for the word "isolated". If an image is not perfectly isolated on a solid background the image will be refused if it contains "isolated" on title, description and/or keywords. I can say itfor sure because today an image of mine was... continue reading

Who is not afraid lose, is the people will be possible to win.

Tonight I read a wonderful quote from Bai YanSong, a famous TV host in China's CCTV: Who is not afraid lose, is the people will be possible to win. For me, I think it's suited to upload image to Dreamstime, too.For me, It's long time from I uploaded image to DT, why? I don't think it's a sufficient reason, I have been busy for a long time. The larget problem is I‘m afraid of lose.I'm afraid of refuse and refuse again! So after I had uploaded more than 220 pics , I didn't upload one... continue reading

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