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  • Best selling photos in 2010!

    by Tangie | 21st of January, 2011

    Hot arrival from our secret statistics, here comes the list of best sold images in 2010! We'll start with the best selling photos and continue with best selling illustrations so stay tuned for our next post to see the entire list of images the buyers went nuts for last year.... More
  • Best selling images in 2009

    by Tangie | 18th of December, 2009

    Before moving to a new year, we would like to disclose some backstage info for our active and ever growing contributing community: Dreamstime's 2009 best 10 images, a list of the most downloaded files this year. And since this cat is out of (Santa's) bag, here is another... More
  • Fall for fall: what sells best RIGHT now

    by Tangie | 16th of September, 2009

    For those into site statistics, we have come up with one download evaluation you might find both interesting and useful. You will find below the most downloaded images over the very recent days. The list is presented for you to assess and draw some conclusion from the contributor'... More
  • Give It Away

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of January, 2009

    The idea of free images makes the budget minded sing and some artists cringe. How can it be a good idea to give away what you are trying to sell? On the one hand is the sanctity of the copyright. On the other is the spirit of the Internet and an age-old marketing ploy: the... 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
  • Stay Frosty

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of September, 2008

    Images of refreshing beverages, both alcoholic and otherwise are used for purposes as diverse as major ads and invitations to small parties. The virtues of drinking eight glasses of water daily may have come under scrutiny recently but no one argues with the importance of... More
  • HOT! HOT! HOT!

    by Ellenboughn | 1st of July, 2008

    Temperatures are soaring in the western US. Californians are dealing with heat over 103 degrees in the south. Last weekend’s temperatures soared to over 90 in normally cool Seattle. Except for the southern hemisphere it’s Hot! Hot! in many places. Articles and posts... More
  • What Makes Best Selling Photo?

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2008

    The most popular concepts in the top photographs from last year are happiness/love/family and determined business teams. Don’t drop everything to focus on kisses and bunches of business types. Statistics only tell part of any story. How many images would have been in the... More
  • Update Business Images

    by Ellenboughn | 29th of January, 2008

    It’s a fact business images that work seldom ******** from the predictable: business teams, meetings, handshakes, office collaboration and portraits. Within these scenarios you should always try to move ahead by updating wardrobe and props as your images evolve.... More
  • The Trendspotting Trend*

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of August, 2007

    Traditional stock photo agencies are heavily vested in ‘creative research’. This is the stuff that informs expensive stock productions and drives editing guidelines. The biggest stock producers look for sociological and economic trends that will impact general image needs... More
  • What is She Wearing?

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2007

    Wardrobe is key to a professional looking image. And the type of clothing that a model is wearing can enhance the salability of an image in more ways than one. Here is a terrific image of a teen writing on the board in her classroom. The model's top... More
  • If you believe in something fight for it!

    by Sebastian423 | 18th of November, 2014

    I've decided to write a little story. Yes this is a small thing and not worth mentioning to some but it means a lot to me because it confirms something i always believed in! If you believe in something and that voice inside you tells you this must be right, don't hesitate... More
  • Idaho Heritage: Snake River +

    by Willhavenrg | 18th of November, 2014

    I am going to talk more about technique. The reason both these photos work is the shadows.         . I try to think about how they would look on a wall before I pressed the shutter button. The rock makes the second photo. In the albums there is on large... More
  • 200 photos in portfolio and "Harsh life" assignment

    by Alisen | 11th of November, 2014

    Now I have more than 200 files in my portfolio for almost three months... Moving ahead- slowly but surely)))) I ponder what would develop themes in my works, and something to keep working on. Vector or photo - what to pay more attention to? While I do not know, but I... More
  • Welcome new art friend to DT

    by Guernica | 4th of November, 2014

    Please welcome my friend Sherif Haseeb to dreamstime he is an amazing and really talented artist Logo and T-shirt designer, I'm glad you have joined DT glad to see some of your work here and waiting to see more of your artwork on here please take a look at some of his works,... More
  • Shoot the wind ...

    by Irihodgson | 30th of October, 2014

        In the month of September, I decided to give photography a go. Armed with my modest fujifilm - I took random shots of my surroundings (like a tourist, lol); you need to know the limitations of your camera before you embark on a photo shoot. I quickly learnt that... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Creativeimaging4u001 | 29th of October, 2014

    I am new to Dreamstime -- just had my first batch of photos approved. I am looking for insight as to what to do to sell photos -- actually any tips would help and what sells the best or most. Thanks for taking the time to read this and take a look at my first batch of photos.... More
  • FANTASY WOMAN

    by Alenalazareva | 28th of October, 2014

    Fantasy. It can be characterised by subject matter - which portrays non-realistic, mystical, mythical or folkloric subjects or events - and style, which is representational and naturalistic, rather than abstract - or in the case of magazine illustrations and similar,... More
  • New gym machines set

    by Bennymarty | 28th of October, 2014

    I'm glad to share with you my new gym machines set, made in a real gym in a closure day. This way I had the opportunity to shot with a tripod in long exposition with natural light, with no people around... The result is very satisfactory but it took a lot of time in post... More
  • FANTASY MERMAIDS

    by Alenalazareva | 28th of October, 2014

    A mermaid is a legendary aquatic creature with the upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish. Mermaids have been a popular subject of art and literature in recent centuries. Danish author Hans Christian Andersen wrote his popular fairy tale " The Little Mermaid... More

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