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  • Build Your Brand

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of November, 2008

    Dreamstime success depends on many factors beyond an exciting and diverse portfolio. Building a reputation for a particular style or special subject niche creates a ‘brand’. As designers become familiar with your work, they will seek out your images by searching first... 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
  • India Now

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of April, 2008

    Often photos of India show the poorer side of life. It is true that photojournalism has done much to alleviate the state of the poor by exposing their plight to the world. Too often though we fail to photograph evidences of positive economic growth and modernization of ancient... More
  • Very Crafty

    by Ellenboughn | 18th of March, 2008

    The mention of a craft project no longer has to bring to mind clunky macrame window hangings or the dreaded and ugly scarf so lovingly knit by grandma. A change has come to the world of craft and with it, photo opportunities. As Rob Walker wrote in the NY Times last December,... More
  • Alice in summer

    by Tangie | 25th of July, 2007

    The wings, the swing, the rabbits and the images, all seemed wonderful and magical to little Alice. She would spend days floating, swinging, watching photos and laughing. She made a resolution: never to leave ********nd. Besides, there were too many secret corridors in **... More
  • First days in Photoland

    by Tangie | 12th of July, 2007

    Equipped with fairly good knowledge of words, strong sense of humour, gripping onto reality, sometimes wandering through alternatives, chattering all the time, a habit she still can’t get rid of, Alice stumbled upon photography with genuine and untrained eyes. Never wanting... More
  • Alice in Photoland

    by Tangie | 7th of July, 2007

    I have recently discovered a new playground. Roaming through life, I have fallen in a magic rabbit's hole. Instead of falling right to the bottom, curiously enough I started floating swiftly. Then the images came pouring around me. I reached and took one. Then another one... More
  • Erin Go Bragh!

    by Ellenboughn | 22nd of February, 2007

    Erin Go Bragh translates to "Ireland Forever" and in the US where everyone claims to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day, it is often heard.
    In parts of the world, March 17th is all about beer.... More
  • 1000 dollars

    by Perstock | 29th of January, 2015

      Yesterday I past the thousand dollar mark! Close to five hundred sold images (two left) after a bit more than two years. On conventional stock market before microstock existed this was my level for a month or so with less images on stock. For the newbees it might be... More
  • Blue Hour Photography: Tips and Tricks

    by Bavdekar | 26th of January, 2015

    The "blue hour" of the day is a beautiful time for shooting cityscapes. The sky has a deep blue shade and the lights in the city are just coming on. It brings out an amazing contrast of colours in an image. This is an image of the Alberta Legislature building that I shot... More
  • Spain's Atlantic Coast (Part 1 of 2)

    by Jorisvo | 26th of January, 2015

    Although less traveled than Barcelona, Madrid and the Costa's, the Atlantic Coast of Spain has much to offer. Starting from the French border, you enter the Spanish Basque Country at Hondarribia:          Bilbao, with its famous Guggenheim Museum, is the... More
  • THE MAGIC OF THE ALPS

    by Gherzak | 16th of January, 2015

    In winter, the clear sky makes extraordinary the alpine landscapes.   See Article
  • Probably the world's strangest border!!

    by Gpahas | 12th of January, 2015

      Ever seen those famous pictures of a nice café lying just right to the Belgian-Dutch border, noted by a row of crosses? Well this place is no hoax and is located in the Dutch province of North Brabant but is a bit more complicated than simply the "Dutch-Belgian border"... More
  • Photo handmade bathroom products

    by Radoimihay | 10th of January, 2015

    First background I chose a light-colored bath towel, cream, then I chose the products was to photograph them. We chose a body brush and some handmade soaps with body oil. I set two bulbs 5000k power and we positioned so as to eliminate shadows. I set the white balance... More
  • When It Really Works

    by Amitai | 7th of January, 2015

    Three weeks ago I had the most satisfying photographic moment in my life. What started as a photo op (driving my parents in law, far away from my house... :-) ) turned into an amazing moment when all the elements for a good photo aligned.    ... More
  • Winter wonderland

    by Nadsdl | 1st of January, 2015

    It's a new year, it's winter in the Northern hemisphere, and there is no better place to be to experience the beauty of winter than the Swiss alps. I have spent some time over the last few weeks in the alps. A true winter wonderland.       The beauty and magic... More
  • Review 2014

    by Smudgerone | 29th of December, 2014

    From my mini-port :) Earnings are UP compared to 2014 with a couple of days to go ,helped along by a 50 credit sale :   Time constraints hold me back from doing more, for now I'm happy and wish you all a Happy New Year. Best Regards ... See Article
  • 500 Photos in 4 Months

    by Rhbabiak13 | 24th of December, 2014

    Merry Christmas to me. Thanks to Dreamstime, I now have 500 photos in my portfolio and the most exciting part of it is that my 500th photo is of my daughter's expectant belly that has my grandbaby in there, due this spring. How exciting is that???    Here's a few... More
  • Spicing Up the Relationship

    by Amitai | 11th of December, 2014

    There is something very comforting, knowing you have your best bet image, the one that will always be there for you. And yet, every once in a while, a new image that has been there in your portfolio forever, only to increase your online portfolio, sales. It feels great,... More
  • 200 sells !

    by Bennymarty | 8th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone, After 7 months from my first access to Dreamstime, I've reached my first 200 sells and 1370 pictures online :) I've very happy to get to this first goal and hope to keep following this way :) Here some of my best selling:... More

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