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  • 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
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 4

    by Hyperbiker | 14th of June, 2013

    Northern bald ibis - Geronticus eremita (Kelaynak in Turkish) This species has undergone a long-term decline and now has an extremely small population, with over 95% of truly wild birds concentrated in one subpopulation in Morocco. Numbers are currently increasing owing... 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
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 3

    by Hyperbiker | 3rd of June, 2013

    Hi folks, This week’s bird is a species very common in Turkey. Eurasian Jay – Garrulus glandarius The Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius) is a species of bird occurring over a vast region from Western Europe and north-west Africa to the Indian Subcontinent and... More
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 1

    by Hyperbiker | 23rd of May, 2013

    Hi folks, Starting from this week, I will try to introduce you the birds living / existing in Turkey. My aim is to endear the birds to the general audience along with giving short information about their descriptions, habitats, biology and behaviours with the resources... More
  • My First US$ 103.61

    by Hyperbiker | 22nd of May, 2013

    Hi folks, I uploaded my first precious and worthy image to Dreamstime on September 2012 and received my first earnings through PayPal today. Congratulations to me :) and thank you Dreamstime! See Article
  • 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
  • After a long cold Winter choose a holiday destination.

    by Davidwatmough | 22nd of April, 2013

    Thinking about a holiday make sure your passports are up to date and you've got enough cash in this era of ' bad banks'. Venice was our choice last May and you will find it hard to beat it for photographic opportunities. The water front in Venice Lagoon is where public... 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
  • The current assignment hobbies !

    by Davidwatmough | 19th of February, 2013

    If you are here and have another hobby or even two you must be demented [a serious interest in photography is more than enough ] ! I have been metal detecting for years looking for lost treasure and historic artifacts so a painting ( oil on canvas board ) of a beach scene... 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
  • Google Images' new layout - how this impacts photographers and webmasters

    by Achilles | 4th of February, 2013

    Let me preface this blog post by saying that Google has been a very important Internet player, and that the Internet wouldn't be the same without their efforts and innovations. With that said, I would like to share information with you regarding a recently released... More
  • Sales over Xmas and New Year tell their own story !

    by Davidwatmough | 3rd of January, 2013

    Images for retirement often sell around Christmas. Students begin to plan their career path. Those hit by the recession sell jewelry to raise cash for paying bills or buying presents. While the family are all together at New Year they might plan next years holiday... More

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