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Members can post here their tutorials or guides about photography shooting or design, explanations, etc. You can host the tutorials or contact us to post them on our servers. Please note that you should own all copyrights on the content provided.

Top 10 tips for new contributors

by Nikitu

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. Read  

How to start in stock photography

by Dudau

If you're passionate about photography, you probably spend a lot on photo equipment and a return of that investment will come in handy. Read  

The power of words

by Red

Blog articles that will help you understand the importance of accurate and efficient keywording. As good or bad keywording can dramatically affect your sales, these articles represent a MUST READ for all our contributors. Read  

Action photography IS or not to IS

by Robinstockphotos

Action photography can include photographing and freezing the motion of anything that moves - and moves fast. Read  


by Inspireme

Tutorial on selections/isolation in Adobe Photoshop Read  

The art of light painting

by Karenfoleyphotography

The art of photography is often referred to as painting with light. The photography technique called Light Painting brings that art to a literal definition. Read  

How to fill in releases

by Demonike

Instructions on how to fill in your release forms correctly Read  


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