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  • Why I Hate Stock Photography For Web Design

    by Kringstad | 13th of January, 2012

    I came across this video the other day and I thought I would share it here for some inspiration. Why I Hate Stock Photography For Web Design This is not my video. All rights belong to Michael Locke. I am posting this video as inspiration for all photographers on DT.... More
  • 4000 Images

    by Afagundes | 2nd of January, 2012

    Its unbelievable, but time passed by (its been almost 6 years here at DT now), I never stopped believing and uploading The first pay check I received in 8 months! But slowly, they got faster and faster,... And I got completely... More
  • Fast sales from new photos!

    by Gbfoto | 29th of December, 2011

    It is the festive season! I got two sales on two new photos within a couple of days being accepted... if only this happened with all photos! ;O) Here are the photos and they were purchased on the 2nd and 5th views! A big thanks to all the buyers out there! More
  • Finally 100 images online...

    by M4rio1979 | 28th of December, 2011

    Here is my first 100 images finally online. My second goal was to bring my acceptance ratio above 50%. Since I have joined DT, my acceptance was about 33% in July, then 39% in August, 51% in September, 52% in October, up to 76% in November and 71% in December by monthly... More
  • Tip - One Key to Success is Diversification

    by Peanutroaster | 19th of December, 2011

    "Don't put all of your eggs in one basket" is an old saying that rings true with micro stock photography. At least in my limited experience. Basically there are two schools of thought when it comes to your portfolio: One is that you should concentrate on what you like... More
  • From now on I am EXCLUSIVE on Dreamstime...thanks DT!!!

    by M4rio1979 | 14th of December, 2011

    Just a few minute ago, I recieved an e-mail from DT where my exclusivity request is accepted. I'm really proud to be exclusive with this amazing and great community. It is very nice to see a bonus for all my uploaded images. Why did I go Exclusive with Dreamstime?... More
  • 200 online

    by Klicaqui | 13th of December, 2011

    It has been a strugle to learn about stock photography but specialy hard to be able to take the time for stock photography :(. Today I broke the 200 images online mark :) Its a small number but I'm working hard to make it bigger This is the batch of images responsible... More
  • what does it take?!

    by Imaengine | 9th of December, 2011

    What does it take to have the honor of having your image on the front page, the home page of DT, of being the featured contributor? I thought that as a contributor, you'd have to reach some kind of level of excellence "experience" wise and to achieve some milestones regarding... More
  • Change Up!

    by Llareggub | 9th of December, 2011

    It seems as though I have spent almost all of 2011 trying to take solid commercial images for stock agencies and have had a whale of a time and learnt a great deal. Having said that over recent weeks my pot of ideas has dried up and my motivation has started to dip a little... More
  • Realistic medical images

    by Cristalloid | 1st of December, 2011

    Hi folks! I just browsed the DT database for medical and healthcare associated images. I found that there are two kinds of images: first the hyper-perfect kind of studio-made images and second, realistic images made in an real setting. Some examples for both kinds... More
  • 2 years with DT

    by Igordabari | 30th of November, 2011

    Today my second year with DT is over. It is a good time to have a look back to see what has been done for this second year. So, I have 431 images online +42 which I disabled or donated to free section. It makes 473 approved images against 216 exactly a year ago. Honestly,... More
  • 400 Sales achievement !!!

    by TMarchev | 30th of November, 2011

    Today, sales reached 400! I want to thank to Dreamstime and everyone who liked my stuff, who purchased my images. Thank you! ;-} See Article
  • 500 photos in portfolio online !!!

    by Pbukal | 16th of November, 2011

    Small millenium I've reached 500 images in my portfolio and I hope the sales will increase. :D Best selling image See Article
  • Another DT Milestone!

    by Leesniderphotoimages | 14th of November, 2011

    Effective 15 November I now have 3,000 online images at DREAMSTIME - suffice it to say, this is a very fulfilling and satisfying moment for me. It's taken 2 1/2 years to achieve this goal and at last it's a fact; now on to the 4,000th image!!! See Article
  • Waiting.....

    by Ksierg11 | 12th of November, 2011

    I've been uploading more images but the wait is killing me! I'm waiting on about 40 images and I'm hoping that at least 5 get accepted. I no 5 out of 40 doesn't seem like a lot but I want to set a reasonable goal. Anything extra will be a bonus. I currently have one download... More
  • From a cotton reel to Muffins

    by Llareggub | 31st of October, 2011

    In 117 Sales :D It has been a jolly good weekend for kme here at dreamstime, I had been hovering close to my first payout since last week and what do you know the sales dried up, but this weekend I sold three and broke through that elusive 100 USD mark :D I initially... More
  • Keywords on old images

    by Robseguin | 27th of October, 2011

    Having been here for over one year now, I have found that experience does make a difference. Over time, you get better at "keywording" your images. I have gone over my early images and found many that could use a "spruce up". You will find that if you go over your... More
  • 1000 online!

    by Julia161 | 24th of October, 2011

    At last I reached this milestone! Thanks to the wonderful model boy Bogdan, who posed for the last photoset. See Article
  • Some ideas of what to do with your rejected images...

    by Titania1980 | 24th of October, 2011

    ... appart of sending them to other sites (for non exclusives) or removing them from the folder "Send to Dreamstime" (or whatever system you use. In my case I have folders, "Send to X"). Some ideas of things I have done: 1. Use them to create a whole new concept: I... More
  • 100th sale reached

    by Digitalvox | 19th of October, 2011

    Hello! Today I had 100th sales and I`m pretty happy about this little milestone for me. First of all I want to say thanks to all buyers of my images! I will be very happy if downloaded images have served for the purpose. Thanks again. Of course, I want to say thanks... More

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