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  • What happens to my photos when someone buys them?

    by Stroblr | 21st of June, 2015

    I was thinking about it. Where are the photos used? I was very happy when I had my first sale. But now I felt proud when I found one of my photo with my name on the website of some travel agency and other in travel magazine. I felt proud for these photo:     Thank... More
  • First Sale

    by Pamjreynolds | 19th of May, 2015

    Hello Folks, First of all I want to thank the mystery buyer of one my images, marking my first sale on Dreamstime. Hopefully it will now lead to further sales. The excitement of having images accepted on DT in the first place is just fantastic, especially after having... More
  • A Wonderful DT's Day

    by Wxh6763 | 13th of May, 2015

    Objectively, although I think my photos is very good but I never expected there is such a surprise just like today. It's so wonderful for me. I must named it DT's Day! Because there are 9 sales in one day. To work in Stock Photography, just like having a marvellous travel.... More
  • Trying to figure out what THEY want...

    by Ezzian | 11th of April, 2015

    Stock photography has really got me thinking about what THEY (buyers) really want. My usual fun and forgetful photography isn't proving of any interest to potential buyers. I had to ask myself a few questions. Wondering day and night what it was that I was missing.... More
  • 24 sales in less than 24 hours

    by Danielc1998 | 16th of March, 2015

    Some days ago I had 10 sales in one day but today I had a record of 24 sales in less than 24 hours. I dont know the reason but I hope this trend continue ! Anyone else had a similar sales trend recently?     See Article
  • Milestone 1000 images online

    by Hellen8 | 4th of March, 2015

    Hello everyone ! Thousand images online was my recent goal. ... and here it is ! I am very very happy today. Today I achieved big Milestone - 1000 images online and I would like to share my joy with you all.     Yes. Today I will celebrate. I'll have... More
  • First 100 sales!

    by Mihocphoto | 26th of February, 2015

    After one year, finally I have sold my first 100 photos ! Many thanks to those who bought my photos, the Dreamstime agency and my photo teacher, Sebastiangh.      I hope you like my pictures. You can visit my collections of the Color Run event, Bucharest, Veliko Tarnovo... More
  • Turning stone by stone, slowly but surely, Milestones.

    by Cleymans | 27th of January, 2015

    Hi photo-maniacs! I promised to come back as soon as I had a new milestone, it happened, sold my 10th image and again learned so much more. Working with dreamstime is a pleasure for me, sometimes painful, when many pictures in a batch are refused. But, People, fellow photographers,... More
  • Why Buy Photographs?

    by Circed | 17th of January, 2015

         Most people know it is easy to grab a photograph from the Internet by right-clicking and downloading it to your computer. Without going to the source of the photograph and purchasing it, this practice is "stealing" it from the artist who created... More
  • Milestone 800 images online

    by Hellen8 | 3rd of December, 2014

    I finally reached the milestone of 800 images online. What next ?    My next goal is to reach 1000 images online. It will not be easy. I have to work more, more, more... I'll try to have the most beautiful photos in my portfolio that will appeal to new buyers.... More
  • First sale

    by Alisen | 28th of October, 2014

    Yippee! My first sale!)))) Very pleased that someone likes my works! I wish you more sales and inspiration!)   See Article
  • The Pareto Principle

    by Amitai | 30th of September, 2014

    The 80-20 rule (also known as Pareto Principle) states that: "...For many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes..." Wikipedia Surprisingly, (or unsurprisingly...) this is exactly what's happening in my portfolio. This is not a post about Mathematics,... More
  • My first sale

    by Rapeepan | 26th of August, 2014

    I waited for this for so long and very happy that my picture has been accepted by the buyer.Thank you so much.  See Article
  • One month to sell photos

    by Konake46 | 27th of July, 2014

    I am very glad that my photos have been accepted by the buyer and dreamstime.My photos have been downloaded up to 5 times with 4 Pics.Thanks to all of you who saw my photos are useful for you.         More
  • Milestone - 200 sales

    by Hellen8 | 16th of April, 2014

    Wow, wow, wow ! I am very very happy today and I want to share this joyous occasion with you all. Today I successfully achieved 200 sales on Yes. Today I will celebrate. Thank you very much to all of you, buyers and management DT.... More
  • Keywording Tips from a DT Keymaster

    by Red | 28th of March, 2014

    These tips are presented from a buyer’s perspective and from my experience in keymastering many images. I worked at companies that purchased stock images and designers at those large companies needed to be able to find images fast and easy. They did not spend a lot of time... More

    by Antonio1962 | 22nd of March, 2014

  • Milestone 500 images online

    by Hellen8 | 13th of March, 2014

    I finally reached the milestone of 500 images online . What next ? My next goal is to reach 1000 images online. It will not be easy. I have to work more, more, more... I'll try to have the most beautiful photos in my portfolio that will appeal to new... More
  • What's in your title and description of your images?

    by Malinash | 28th of February, 2014

    Here's a little guide to read buyers' minds. You've already read the Bible of Keywording. Now you need to know the importance of the title and the description of your images. We all know that stock photography is related to generic topics. And if... More
  • A new download!

    by Hanbaoluan | 16th of February, 2014

    Glad to have a $8.2 today to download!Here, thanks to the buyer! See Article

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