Hi FriendsI have just started my work with dreamstime. I am crazy for photography experience. Dreamstime helped myself becoming my dreams true.I took the first shot of a flower on a roadside greenbelt. That photo was accepted. After that i was so excited to make more pictures.I planned to go in a nearby housing scheme garden. I spent three hours there and took plenty of photos. Photos of flowers, sunset, lake, bridge etc. I took photos from different angles and different settings of... continue reading
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Or the perks of being a photographer. You get to travel and discover the world and come back with stunning views of places that for starters, us, human beings, can only frame them in our houses. But how do you get to stand out with an amazing waterfall capture?Q&As with Dmitry Rukhlenko.1. What do you feel when you photograph a waterfall? I enjoy photographing waterfalls. Many of them are charming and photogenic. It is said that the flowing water is one of the things that... continue reading
Hello Dreamstimers,As you know i wrote already in previous blogs about keywording and the importance of it. The next step to know is how to use your keyword skills in your advantage when it comes to the Google search engine.As you know in Google you can search on image. If you would like to check which photos are available in the internet for example a Volkswagen Golf car people will add the keywords "Volkswagen Golf" in Google images. All images of this car available in the internet will... 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
Hello everyone again!Today, I'll explain everyone (such as contributors) how to boost your portfolio exposure. Every contributor wants to they photos (etc.) get sold. Portfolio exposure as for starting of sales. This tips might help you to boost your portfolio exposure. Here we go!1. Upload Files!Yes, this tip is maybe known by everyone but there are many not know this. I mean, don't hold on 5-10 photos. Upload more, so you will got many chances to... continue reading
Sometimes good surprises reach us when we less expect and my first time sales was one of those times!I didn't got any notification of Dreamstime and I was a bit away of it since I was a bit overloaded with my regular Book Cover design job... when I open my Dreamstime days after I had a great surprise not only one but 4 of my photos were sold!For a moment I was thinking it was a mistake but no... My 4 Kaidan-in temple photos were purchased! I was W...what??!! I never imagined that... continue reading
I am recently feeling a little bit frustrated by the extremely low exposure of my photos (Portfolio exposure:0.05%; Database exposure:0.01%). I have 261 photos so far and have been here fore a little more than one year. However, I have only two sales. Luckily, the only two sales are from the California Sunset photos that I love. I recently moved to California and I have never seen such beautiful sunset before in my life.I am a huge fan of California Sunset and I want to share my photos... continue reading
Hi,I decided to write few words with the hope that some one will read this as I have some questions actually.I got my account set about three weeks ago and since then I have 92 images online with about200+ in the waiting list.My question is that I maybe did something wrong with my profile, because I have no views/downloads. I understand, maybe the photos are not that good to be downloaded,but is it normal with a hundred photos ( all keyworded) to get no views?Thank you very much,Mihai... continue reading
No, we have not gone back in time to November here in the USA where we came out in record numbers to vote for a new president.its time to vote for the dreamstime contest winners!This month was a very interesting contest, as they were looking for images that made you say WOW! a look of surprise, of awe, shock, delight, or even an image that made you step back and say WOW yourself. There are some interesting images for sure, and I was delighted to have 5 of my images accepted into the contest... continue reading
Congratulations on having your first images accepted at Dreamstime. Keep up the good work and many more to come!To improve your future uploads and continue with a high approval rate, here are some tips based on our extensive experience in microstock imagery review. You will find below info on lighting, exposure, composition, legal documents and many more:1. Composition has to always make your subject stand out in the image. Having the subject in the middle of your image will flatten it out... continue reading
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