I won't lie... Dreamstime hasn't been my preferred agency for purchasing photos and sending prospective buyers to. Another (recently closed as of today) agency held that position in my stock business. But since the announcement came down that this certain site would be closing, I have been contemplating where I would focus my efforts and direct anyone who inquired about where I might suggest they go for stock imagery.
It did not take long for me to realize that Dreamstime is the microstock company I respect above all others. The site is well-designed, makes the buying experience easy and enjoyable, and respects artists by offering fair wages and good growth opportunities.
Dreamstime gets my unofficial endorsement as my preferred microstock agency and the place I will most actively promote and send buyers to.