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  • Your friends' mobiles carry your next referral sale!

    by Achilles | 10th of October, 2013

    I'm looking at our Mobile photos category where we've added all images shot with a smartphone - feel free to browse it yourselves: Mobile phone shots It looks like these photos are getting better and better. Processed, pixelred, eyeemed, instagrammed or straight from... More
  • 100$ - September best month!

    by Matthiase | 19th of September, 2013

    I have passed over the magic limit a few days ago and wanted you to know now :). Just cashed out 108$. So far this month i have gotten 9 sales, i have never gotten that much in one month before, Im hoping for at least 10 this month to cross that limit too. More
  • 300 images online

    by Matthiase | 5th of September, 2013

    I have just passed over 300 images online=). Most of them are architecture and building images, they will end up in my: Swedish Architecture - Collection More
  • How you can become copyright free - learn the industries secrets

    by Nikitu | 3rd of September, 2013

    How many times did you get a rejection because you forgot to remove a license plate, an iPhone button or a tiny artwork on a wall behind you main subject? When shooting people, the protocol is simple (have a model release printed, make sure it's a good general MR or a Dreamstime... More
  • Check out my talented friend !

    by Matthiase | 22nd of August, 2013

    Have a look at my friend's images, he has just gotten in to the stock business, give him some support. He is a master of macro i think, I really enjoy to see what he's uploading. And I'm very excited yet to see he's first sale =). Mackan88 More
  • Successful in stock photography?

    by Matthiase | 18th of August, 2013

    How do you get successful in stock photography? Answer = Have a BIG portfolio of high quality images and in ALL different categories. What images sell in stock then? - Almost everything. People, food, nature, animals I have sold images of open doors.... Yes, a open... More
  • Concert photography

    by Costa007 | 13th of August, 2013

    Taking photos at a concert seems like a hard thing to do, so that is why I've decided to try and help by giving you a small technical advice set. Either you have a phone, a compact camera or a high end dslr, one creative person can take really good photos at a concert.... More
  • Milestones - Most productive month in my stock career! 

    by Matthiase | 30th of June, 2013

    This month has been great! I have taken a lot of images i many different situations and locations.  I have never been this productive in stock before. I guess it pays of to shoot shoot shoot, and learn about your mistakes and rejections.  MILESTONE #1 I have 56 accepted... More
  • How to promote your portfolio

    by Dudau | 18th of June, 2013

    While Dreamstime does a lot for promoting your images out there, there are still a few things you can do for yourself in order to get more exposure and, hopefully, more sales. How to promote your portfolio There are two ways of promoting your photos: with direct links... More
  • Productive month!

    by Matthiase | 14th of June, 2013

    You know when you are on top of your game when you get this error message from DT :). "Error: Due to the massive uploads, you can only make 53 submissions per week. Please continue the upload process after 7 days have passed since your first submission." - Have 63 pending... More
  • First model shoot!

    by Matthiase | 7th of June, 2013

    My first model shoot images accepted and are now up and ready in my portfolio. This was my first shoot ever with a model intended for my stock business. I hope they gonna sell well, and im thinking of taking a lot of image with this model. Easy to work with and good looking,... More
  • 10.000 $ … stock .. Now what?

    by Asterixvs | 9th of May, 2013

    After 2 years, 7 months and 9 days I reached the 10.000$. Now What?... I started submitting in a lucky day of September 13th and I got my first sale after 15 days….. 0.99 cents. …. For the rest of 9999.01 I did the following:... More
  • May starts great

    by Matthiase | 9th of May, 2013

    Just got some sales just a few days in to this month. And my portfolio increases almost everyday. Its the old stock photo trick = "Never-let-the-upload-queue-be-empty". Always have images in the review queue. Never stop uploading :) keep on fighting. Why should you always... More
  • My goal for May! - Complete

    by Matthiase | 15th of April, 2013

    I made my goal for the month, with 15 days to spear. My goal were to have at least 100 images up before April ended. That feels like success to me :). I have more then 100 pictures online now. I like to thank for all l the support I have gotten to reach my goal. I'll definitely... More
  • My goal for May!

    by Matthiase | 6th of April, 2013

    Is to have 100 pictures online. I feel very inspired right now to take great photos and submit them to Dreamstime :). I have taken a lot of nice pictures on my days of from work and many of them has accepted and are now up in my portfolio, please check them out and put them... More
  • Direct Linking to Dreamstime: Why It Is Beneficial

    by Clifhaley | 20th of March, 2013

    Dreamstime is committed to using ethical practices in all of our business endeavors, and this includes SEO. There are two primary components to SEO: On-Site SEO, which means making the website easy for search engines to crawl and index, and Off-Site SEO, which involves establishing... More
  • Models how?

    by Matthiase | 18th of March, 2013

    How do you get people to stand infront of the camera and let you take their picture and to sell them online to the whole world to see ?. Do you ask friends and family to help you?. Or do you ask random people in the street to strike a pose and then let them fill out... More
  • Winter = Inspirational problems?

    by Matthiase | 17th of March, 2013

    Is it just me or do you also get less productive during the cold grey days of the winter?. What do you shoot during the winter months?. I find it hard to find something interesting and beautiful to shoot. Here and there you may see some trees that look kinda interesting.... More
  • Stockphoto 101

    by Matthiase | 13th of March, 2013

    Well taking a photo isn't hard? - Not at all. With today's technology everyone can pick up a camera and take images. A very common comment you get as a photographer - "Your camera take very good photos" - What should i answer to that, c'... More
  • Poor background removal - is this refusal bugging you?

    by Tamarabauer | 13th of February, 2013

    "Poor background removal" - if this is a refusal reason that you commonly receive when your images are reviewed, especially on subjects that have a plain (often white) background, here are a few tips that I hope you will find helpful. If you intend... More

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