Before moving to a new year, we would like to disclose some backstage info for our active and ever growing contributing community: Dreamstime's 2009 best 10 images, a list of the most downloaded files this year. And since this cat is out of (Santa's) bag, here is another tip: although last year's top ten images still sell well and remain among most downloaded - in top 20 or 30 - they are no longer featured in top 10. Which means there is always room for improvement and fresh content has been uploaded in the meantime.
Seasonal images seem to lead the way - or should we say light - as first three most downloaded are Christmas related. What is surprising about these files is that they have been uploaded in the second half of 2009. First place image for instance has been uploaded at the end of October...
I'm obviously reading this very late--looking forward to the best of 2010--great images from everyone--I've seen those feet hanging off the tree many times & still love it-I think it's one of my all-time favorites. Like them all a lot.
Hello! I just stumbled across this blog, and have to say that I'm very happy, but also a bit surprised that my photo taken in October can be a best seller for the whole year. I always expected that the big guns here have way better sales, and I will never be able to compare. What do I know :) Someone mentioned heavy touchup on the photos. The only work that was done on this one is some levels/contrast improvement, adding top part of the bg from another photo in the series to make it square, and adding a few shiny stars. I doubt there is a photo out there with less touchup these days :) Congrats to all! And thank you Dreamstime for welcoming my photo so warmly :D
Very good blog, Tangie, by the way, you look terrific on your photo. Christmas images are beautiful, the couple at the beach is a dream come tree, have you noticed the clouds in hers head? Isnt it like she wonders what the future will bring them? The burning car in a polluted city and the single oak tree are obvious choices for environmental communication, the team work and the diverse team work are all in sintony with what the market wants, about leisure, Radovan said it all, nothing like put your feet over the sea, and the dog and the cat, opposites together, one large, one small, one striped grey, the other plain brown, but both cute and the same expression, amazing images, really, no wonder how they are the best of 2009, let me see what 2010 will bring to us.
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Since I am going on a 2 week holiday (yeyyyyy, you can't see me, but I am dancing around the office), I take this opportunity to wish you a very very merry Christmas and a wonderful New year to you and your families. I hope Santa is generous this year and brings you lots, lots of presents :) - what am I saying? TONS of presents. I can't wait for mine although I have not been extremely good this year :P. I wish everyone is happy, at peace and will find plenty of time to spend with their families and friends. I can't wait to get my cards and the rummy game out and terrorize my family (ha ha evil laughter) to play until 3 AM. I only pray I won't get mad again when losing :). Don't forget to bake some cookies for Santa, sing carols, make a snowman and challenge friends...
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