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  • 2015 in review

    by Tangie | 7th of January, 2016

    Goodbye 2015 and welcome 2016! May this be an amazing year, much better than the last one. But before we bid adieu to an eventful 2015, we want to have a last look at what happened stock wise here on Dreamstime. As usual, we're making some stats and facts public... More
  • 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
  • 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 gives a clue... More
  • Beach... timid approaching of summer? Definitely not!

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 26th of April, 2016

    I like to take photos on the beach, usually... but this time was quite different... in these days in Italy came a cyclone called Medusa that offered my camera a further opportunity to picture the following shots:   And here the EXIF infos: Aperture F Number: f/9.0... More
  • First ever blog

    by Andrewtucker2311 | 23rd of April, 2016

    Hey Dreamstimers, This is my first blog post. I started Dreamstime about two years ago while I lived in the United Arab Emirates with my family. I'm a teenager who loves photography - I find it to be a hobby that de - stresses me. I wanted to make some money, and came across... More
  • New on Dreamstime, will be grateful to get some tips!

    by Diego Fiore | 4th of April, 2016

    Hi everyone! I'm quite new on Dreamstime. Even though I registered in 2013, after a friend's recommendation, I forgot about the site (my bad...) until 2016 and I started to upload pictures only a month ago. So far I already got 250 pictures submitted and still have many... More
  • The Danube Delta, Romania - photo and relaxation

    by Andreistancu | 29th of March, 2016

    For anyone who wants a few days relaxing with beautiful landscapes, wildlife observation and local habits, the Danube Delta it’s the right place. In it’s way to the Black Sea, the Danube ( Europe's second-longest river) forms three main branches, Chilia, Sulina and Sfantul... More
  • BEAUTIFUL ART ILLUSTRATIONS

    by Romeojuly | 17th of March, 2016

    . . .Sometimes somebody told me that I can see beauty where others do not notice it...In me have artistic talent ?I dont know...there was a time people told me that I had a good draw.Perhaps that was the...I no longer picked up a brush and paint.I gave my preference to digit.... More
  • Last minute St. Patrick's Day image

    by VintageFravessi | 16th of March, 2016

    For anyone who needs a quick image for their blog, etc. here's a cute one of a mouse diving into green beer - who knew mice celebrated St. Patrick's Day?  See Article
  • 100 sales

    by Cacrov | 10th of March, 2016

    Today, I've reached my 100th sale and I'm totally excited about it. Incidentally, the picture in question goes pretty well with a moment of celebration :-)   I've joined Dreamstime about a year and a half ago, and I haven't regretted it for a second. It takes quit... More

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