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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
  • 2008 Best Selling Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of January, 2009

    The new year is the best time to look back at last year’s successes and failures to see how to increase the former and decrease the latter in the coming year. What photos were the most successful on Dreamstime in 2008 and why? Three photos that made the top sellers... More
  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... More
  • My First Uploads

    by Vintagepix | 13th of November, 2015

      I have just joined DT and am already having fun. I uploaded a few shots from a crab fishing expedition off the coast of Alaska and all were accepted. I'm really looking forward to building a large portfolio next year if time permits and it is great reading the experiences... More
  • First two weeks:93 uploads,acceptance ration 100%

    by Threestone | 13th of November, 2015

    Hello everyone. Here I want to record my first step as a beginner on DT. I registered DT on Oct.25th, 2015 and began to upload my illustration a few days later after some researches on DT. Till now I got 93 files online with the acceptance ratio to be 100%.  ... More
  • Reached my goal!

    by Adammeadows12 | 23rd of October, 2015

    Hi guys, I have just reached my second goal of 200 uploads withing six months and have learned throughout the long journey. I have also reached a goal or 10 sales in the last couple of months, I know its not much but its a start.        More
  • My First Uploads With Dreamstime

    by Kathywooding90 | 9th of October, 2015

    My New UploadsHi everyone! I am happy to be a part of the Dreamstime family. I look forward to sharing photos with all of you. I would like to show you a few of my uploads.         More
  • My Next Adventure

    by Debratos | 9th of October, 2015

      I'm so excited and feel so privileged to be able to travel in my retirement. One of my goals was to "see" as much of the world as possible while my eyes were still good enough to do so. My other goal was to share all my travels with others through my photography.... More
  • Milestone reached ... over 1,000 images uploaded

    by Oliver7perez | 7th of October, 2015

    Finally got over 1,000 images uploaded! Staying motivated, having fun, trying new things and working on increasing my production.         See Article
  • Over 2000 files

    by Zharate | 10th of August, 2015

    Two years ago I uploaded my first photo to DT. Since then, slowly but steadily I have been creating a portfolio of over 2000 images.   This project is still starting and gradually taking shape. Will try to increase the ratio of uploads and improve the quality of my images.... More
  • 10,000th Sale Today

    by Aneese | 11th of June, 2015

    I am so happy to announce that I had my 10,000th sale on Dreamstime today. The picture that was the 10,000th sale was of a dog looking out of an airplane window. This picture also happens to be the one most downloads with 75 sales. a BIG THANKS to all the buyers that help... More

    by Mrallen | 30th of March, 2015

    I've just passed another major milestone : Twenty Thousand Sales ! I've been a member since late August 2009, although up until the end of 2010 I had only uploaded a few images, just to see if Dreamstime membership was worthwhile. It was, so I then started adding... More

    by Pranshth | 8th of January, 2015

    NOMADS of North India are known as the group of person traveling from one place to another in along with their livestock in search of food and pasture for their cattle. Herd travels on foot to Hilly regions in summer of rich and healthy pastures for their livestock and... More
  • My approval rate is growing

    by Inekehuizing | 6th of January, 2015

      Finally I reached a approval rate of > 90% in Q4-2014. It feel so good, to see that the quality of my photographs are improving. Next goal is to reach more sales and upload more frequent photographs. See Article

    by Amdizdarevic | 3rd of January, 2015

    Finally reached 100 downloads after being active for about 2 years. Each year, I've added about 200 images for a total of 473. For 2015, I hope to reach 200 downloads, and 1000 images uploaded. I hope I can achieve this goal. This image helped me reach 100.  ... More
  • 9,000 Sales reached in October

    by Aneese | 3rd of November, 2014

    I reached the 9,000 sales mark in early October. One step closer to the 10,000 mark, which I hope to make by my Birthday in May =) Will be uploading some pictures from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico soon Here is one of my newer pictures    See Article
  • Classic car lovers

    by Wiscan | 17th of September, 2014

    Hi all I have recently uploaded hundreds of classic car drawings that I have drawn over the years - hope you can find the time to enjoy! There's probably a car you have owned or lusted over in the past. [previmg]0,400,68,218_28660449[/previmg] See Article
  • 11,111 Downloads - it's not the end, is it?

    by Eyewave | 25th of August, 2014

    I usually don't car about the number of downloads - i find $ to be more interesting - but today I saw two contributor blogs here writing about their new milestones of 10,000 DLs. So I looked into my stats and noticed I was already way beyond that number. Since the actual... More
  • 300 UPLOADS!!! Double then last post!!

    by Newnow | 20th of August, 2014

    Hello everyone, my last blog was at 150 uploads, now I've double it...Yeah!!! But, I do need some advises because my images have good number of views but very low sale! Can anybody give me some advise what to change or what to do? I know my images are not always people... More
  • 150 UPLOADS!!!

    by Newnow | 16th of May, 2014

    Today DT approved my 150th photo! I'm very happy because of that, but even more happy cause I really see the progress in my photos, so my learning and long evening hours with camera alone and in front of computer had paid off. And I want everyone to see the difference!... More

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