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How to Use Stock Photos on Facebook

Sharing images on Facebook is a practice as old as time itself, mastered from immemorial ages with fluffy cats and cute dogs, as far as 2004 actually, but it seems like forever, doesn't it?But not all images are made the same. Some are your own work, those can be shared at your discretion and you should also remember that you own the copyright on these images so if you see them used afterwards in anyway you didn't agree to you should take action. Free images can mostly be used for... continue reading

2017 in review - September and October: Toronto International Film Festival, Catalonia Independence Rallies, Las Vegas Massacre, Emmy Awards, New York Terror Attack and more

July and August brought us Game Of Thrones season 7, Tour de France, Hurricane Harvey, Solar Eclipse and much moreso let's take a look at what September and October had in store around the world through the eyes of our contributors.Hollywood legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger, was never only famous for his movies or political career. Before all that he was a world class athlete being crowned Mr. Olympia in 1970. Fitness and bodybuilding enthusiasts and professionals have looked up to him... continue reading

2017 in review - July and August: Game Of Thrones season 7, Helmut Kohl passes away, Tour de France, Hurricane Harvey, Solar Eclipse and more

In our last installment of 2017 in review we took a look at May and June: Soyuz Launches to ISS, Macron Wins French Presidency, Giro D'Italia, Wonder Woman and Spiderman open in theaters and more.Time to have a look at what happened in July and August through our contributors' images:The Polish people have risen against the changes made to the judiciary system by the government. These changes seriously undermine the independence of law and give way to more widespread corruption.... continue reading

2017 in review - May and June: Soyuz Launches to ISS, Macron Wins French Presidency, Giro D'Italia, Wonder Woman and Spiderman open in theaters and more

In our last episode of 2017 in review, we saw the events of March and April: Beauty and the Beast, Nor'easter, Fate of the Furious, Guardians of the Galaxy vol.2, March for Science and more. Let's take a look at what happened in May and June in images by our own contributors. The first manned launch to International Space Station took place at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Khazakhstan in the Soyuz MS-04 with Roskosmos cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronaut Jack Fischer. Earlier this... continue reading

2017 in review - March and April: Beauty and the Beast, Nor'easter, Fate of the Furious, Guardians of the Galaxy vol.2, March for Science and more

In our second episode of 2017 in review, we had February: Romanians Fight Corruption, Ridley “Alien” Scott Honored, Tensions in Rio de Janeiro, and More That Shaped Our World.Once March came about, things were starting to slow down a bit, at least so it seemed.Beauty and the Beast, the Disney live action film that followed the original animation in detail, opened on March 2 with a Los Angeles premiere attended by the film's stars and not only. It went on to become the highest... continue reading

2017 in review - February: Romanians Fight Corruption, Ridley “Alien” Scott Honored, Tensions in Rio de Janeiro, and More That Shaped Our World

In the first episode of 2017, a year in review we talked about January: “The Dude” Honored in Hollywood, Snowstoms Cripple Europe, Women March for Change, and More That Shaped Our WorldWe continue our year in review by bringing February into the spotlight, and let me tell you, for such a short moth a lot has happened while it rolled in.Romania saw an uprising only surpassed by the revolution of 1989 when the Government attempted to pass an emergency ordinance that would have knelt... continue reading

2017 Year in Review - January: “The Dude” Honored in Hollywood, Snowstoms Cripple Europe, Women March for Change, and More That Shaped Our World

2017 has started off in force, it was marked by controversy, world changing political decisions and equality campaigns, by destructive weather events, but it also brought out the good in people and empowered women to a whole new level. As it draws to an end to leave way for 2018 here's a retrospective look at the most important events of the year as seen on Dreamstime.The month of January debuted with the National Board of Review Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City on January... continue reading

Color me Ultra Violet

It's the news anyone with any interest in color has been waiting for this week, Pantone has selected its color of the year 2018. And it couldn't be more potent but in the same time ambiguous, flamboyant, yet murky, rich and magical yet mindful. It's deep and it's certainly not calm, meet Ultra Violet, the star of next year's color palette.The color violet sits at the end of the visible light spectrum between blue and ultraviolet, which is invisible to the naked eye (not... continue reading

The legend of Mount Agung - the volcano that closed down Bali

When someone says Bali, you will instantly see white sand beaches, laid back backpackers, tanned tourists and locals mingling, fresh produce and tasty cocktails, but paradise comes with a footnote. Mount Agung, or Gunung Agung, guards over the island of Bali, Indonesia like a sleeping giant. Standing at 3,031 m (9,944 ft) it's the highest point on the island, and it has a strong influence on the weather patterns, especially rainfall.As it turns out, the sleeping giant has... continue reading

How To Use Stock Media so Well No One Will Know You’re Using Stock Media

Tired of the same million versions of a “business man smiling in a meeting” or “customer support representative with headset”, or even the ages old “woman with salad smiling”? Fear not, there is still hope that your project will be finished in time and not look like a stock photography presentation at all.If you want to know how all you need to do is keep reading.1. Stay authentic Above I’ve enumerated a few of the best sold and most used image in stock photography worldwide. Why?... continue reading

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