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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
  • 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
  • MY BEST GARDEN

    by Jackbluee | 5th of May, 2015

    Hey! Spring time, gardens, gardens, gardens. I am sure I am not the only one thinking of it. Gardens sells very well in stock photography business. But on the other hand, it is very hard to sell a picture of garden. I guess one reason is that there are too many good ones... More
  • First editors' choice

    by Brocko | 27th of February, 2015

    I was surprise to see that i finally have my first editors choice. I'll drink at least one beer for that. Thanks whoever you are, editor! /cheers      See Article
  • My Best Selling Images in last 12 months

    by Mrallen | 24th of February, 2015

    After reading Tangle's blog (Carmen Pietraru): 'Best Sellers of 2014' and seeing that one of my images was included as a top seller, I decided to have a look at my personal best sellers of the last 12 months. So here are the results..... &#... More
  • 8 sales today - personal best

    by Sebastian423 | 20th of February, 2015

    Today has been a very good day for me here on Dreamstime. I am quite a new member so one sale now and again makes me very happy. What about 8 sales in a day? Well today is that day! In relation to my 21 sales within months this day is very special!   I am trying... More
  • LEVEL 5 and 4. my best image

    by Alenalazareva | 28th of January, 2015

    My best work Sea Mermaid with Ghost Ship at Sunset 5 LEVEL    My images 4 LEVEL Mermaid in the Sunset with Green Hair & Lilies    Mystery Fairytale Maiden and Prince in the Forest    Thank you! Alena Lazareva More
  • Backing up your files

    by Jayfish | 13th of January, 2015

    Backing up your files is important and I have just started backing up all my RAW files to the cloud after much research I found crashplan to be the best for myself and maybe other photographer may find them the best choice too. They offer unlimited space. Can upload from... More
  • One of my best seller image

    by Morgancapasso | 26th of December, 2014

      i am vary plased to se this immage as one of my best seller ever, beacuse most of the time the simple is rewarding :) See Article
  • MY microstock story

    by Amir_kaljikovic | 9th of December, 2014

      Hi! After reading some of the blogs here I want to tell you my microstock story, about exploding to 2000€/month then zero microstock income and finally restarting the microstock business again.   My name is Amir and I am part of the microstock business since... More
  • Sale of natural landscapes

    by Mteeuw | 7th of December, 2014

    Hi all this is my first blog on dreamstime my membership since September 14. The question; sell the photos of natural landscapes really? I would prefer to just take nature photos and earn money and often go to scotland highland landscapes.   Lake shiel at the glenfinnan... 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
  • More than 100!

    by ImagesLib | 22nd of September, 2014

    Hello to everyone, first sale was a long time ago, but now i want to upload again! Now - More than 100!   Good sales to all! Thank you for your attention! See Article
  • Pictures for get the best price.

    by Coffeehuman | 25th of June, 2014

    Pictures for get the best price. I was very very very happy when I see it. Thank you:-) See Article
  • The best equipment is not always needed

    by Flyingdolphin | 25th of January, 2014

    I have just had my first image reach level four. The surprising thing about this is that is was not taken on a DSLR. It was taken on an old Minolta digital camera, when digital was still quite new and I was trying it out. There is a lot of talk about equipment needed,... More
  • How to take best photo

    by Anees32 | 8th of January, 2014

    How to make photos that really sell ....it is simple if don't waste your time to take too many pictures rather concentrate on quality because it is quality and concept that will rise your photo to higher level. And important use the camera kit in which it has its specialization.... More

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