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  • Best sellers in 2014

    by Tangie | 11th of February, 2015

    Knowing what sells is crucial if you're looking to be a successful stock photographer. Prediction is equally useful and can be easily made by scrutinizing image consumer behavior. Here's where we can help and show you last year's best sellers. Let's watch, learn and perhaps... More
  • Happy Valentine's Day!

    by Malinash | 10th of February, 2015

    Roses are red Violets are blue A picture is worth a thousand words, it's true. This crazy little thing called love is something that turns our world upside down. We love in infinite ways, and that's what makes us different from one to another. Love is special... More
  • Why assignment refusals should be welcomed

    by Stamena | 9th of February, 2015

    Assignments are a nice way to put your imagination to work and force yourself to think out of the box. But to have images approved for an assignment you need to raise the bar for yourself as well. I realized that the hard way as I had three rejections before having an illustration... More
  • 10 cities more romantic than Paris

    by Dudau | 9th of February, 2015

       It's that time of the year again, and if you're thinking about hitting the road with your sweetheart for the Valentine's weekend, let me suggest you 10 cities more romantic than Paris. In no particular order: 1. Prague, Czech Republic    Filled with mystery,... More
  • Safari users - find your images on Google easily

    by Stamena | 8th of February, 2015

    Checking if and where your images have been on used is probably the biggest addiction and satisfaction for the microstock photographer (ok, after checking your earnings balance ;) And since the reverse Google image search is the go to place for this, I found a great extension... More
  • Marsala - Pantone color of the year 2015

    by Nikitu | 5th of February, 2015

    Last year when someone would say Marsala you'd instantly think Tiramisu, the delicious Italian layered cake flavoured with the sweet fortified wine obtained from grapes grown on the sun-kissed slopes surrounding the town with the same name in Sicily and aged in wooden caskets.... More
  • 5 warm destinations to escape the winter freeze

    by Dudau | 18th of December, 2014

    If you're not a winter fan, check out these 5 hot destinations you can escape to: 1) Buenos Aires, Argentina   Average temperature in January: 25°C (77°F). It's the most visited city in South America and it has the third best quality of life of Latin American cities.... More
  • Making the most of your mobile device

    by Klodvig | 4th of December, 2014

    Almost all mobile devices like phones and tablets are equipped with a camera in them. Modern devices are capable of very good images, and best of all, you will almost always have your phone with you.      However, mobile devices can be more sensitive to the conditions... More
  • Getting out of your comfort zone

    by BCritchley | 26th of November, 2014

        As a photographer I tend to find that my creative side seems to go up and down, some days I'm full of ideas and other days everything seems to be overdone and there's nothing new and exciting to shoot.     So around a year ago or so I saw a video on Youtube... More
  • How to Sell Stock Photos

    by Dudau | 20th of November, 2014

    If you’re on Dreamstime you probably want to sell your photos, so let me give you a few suggestions on how to actually earn some money out of your images. First thing to consider when shooting stock photography is usability. Before shooting something especially for stock,... More
  • Priceless monuments lost in war zones of Syria and Iraq

    by Nikitu | 20th of November, 2014

    There are historic monuments that you will never get to visit. They are the silent victims of war zones, they stood proud for millennia only to be destroyed by bombs and crossfire. These places take their legacy with them in the rubble of war. Ancient city of Bosra, Syria... More
  • Culinary treasures: sausages

    by Malinash | 13th of November, 2014

    Special events, hometown parades, music festivals, country festivals, Oktoberfest – you name it –, sausages are part of the fun as the most wanted appetizers. They go great after your favorite musician’s gig, for example. However, sausages are not quite that common... More
  • Which country smells best?

    by Nikitu | 7th of November, 2014

    This week Heathrow Airport installed the "Scent Globe" a contraption that allows you to smell how your destination will be like even before getting on the tarmac. But let's take a look at some of the countries featured and their distinctive aromas, but not just that, let'... More
  • Top 10 most downloaded Halloween images in 2014

    by Malinash | 24th of October, 2014

    Halloween, horror, costume, pumpkin, make up – they are probably the most used keywords that buyers have searched on Dreamstime for Halloween this year. And here we are, making a top ten list of the most downloaded Halloween images in 2014 on Dreamstime. The Pumpkin... More
  • Horror Fashion Show

    by Malinash | 22nd of October, 2014

    Fashion is changing every two weeks? Let's stay in trend especially for the last day of October. And we're starting with: Hats Forget about those fancy wide brimmed hats. Forget about fur caps. So overrated. Urban style requires witch hats, accessorized... More
  • First 10 sales!

    by Dahlskoge | 8th of October, 2014

    Nothing solves a dearth of ideas like an increase in sales! The best motivation is undeniably appreciation. Since I moved to Los Angeles about 2 months ago I have been establishing monthly goals to overcome in terms of portfolio expansion, and so far I have been doing... More
  • #Roaring25, a trip down memory lane

    by Malinash | 3rd of September, 2014

    It seems like yesterday to us that moment, 10 years ago, when Dreamstime, in its current form, was born. Transitioning to microstock can be hard, but when you start with a team of people who are young, innovative and willing, things will take shape pretty fast. Before... More
  • People photoshoot

    by Matthiase | 21st of August, 2014

    I did a awesome photoshoot with one of my new models a week ago. Here's some of the images:). The images turned out great and I'm looking forward to work with this model again.                More
  • MORE THAN SIX HUNDRED PHOTOS ONLINE

    by Hyperbiker | 16th of August, 2014

    I have just realised that I have more than 600 hundred photos approved and online. When I first starting uploading on June, 2011, I had only a very faint idea about stock photography and selling them online.Thanks to Dreamstime, a new world is open in front of me. Below... More
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 12

    by Hyperbiker | 31st of July, 2014

    Hi folks, Back in the field again after a long break. This article is about a bird of prey: LESSER KESTREL - FALCO NAUMANNI It is a small bird of prey, 27–33 cm in length with a 63–72 cm wingspan. It looks very much like the larger common kestrel but has proportionally... More

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