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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • MY FIRST SALE ON DT

    by Antonio1962 | 22nd of March, 2014

    AFTER SOME MONTHS, THE FIRST SALE HAPPENS AND I AM VERY HAPPY. WANT TO THANKS TO THE BUYER WHO PURCHASE IT AND TO DT FOR ACEPTED ME ON THE SITE. ALSO A BIG THANKS TO OTHERS CONTRIBUTORS WHO GAVE ME HOPE WORDS ABOUT MY WORK. MATOSINHOS DOCKS PORTUGAL 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
  • Little Collection Experiment part 2!

    by ClaireCphotography | 14th of February, 2014

    Hi Everybody! Not so long ago I started my little collection experiment. I've had a lot of reactions so thank you all for the pictures and suggestions! I thought to give you all a little up-date on this experiment. At the moment 3 out of 4 collections have enough contributors... More
  • 20 Credit sale - Personal record

    by Matthiase | 3rd of February, 2014

    Today I broke a new personal record. I would like to thank the buyer that bought this image: I made 20 Credits:) See Article
  • Tagging is Everything

    by Mscott9985 | 17th of January, 2014

    A lot of times when I visit Dreamstime, I don't exactly know what I'm looking for. And I don't want to wade through twenty-thousand photos in order to find the perfect one. Getting your picture in front of the buyer's eyes comes down to good tagging. Take this picture.... More
  • First sale in 2014

    by Brocko | 7th of January, 2014

    I was surprised to see that i had the first sale in 2014 on 01/01/2014 at 03:47. Thank you, Buyer! I hope will be a good year. See Article
  • Wow ! Milestone - 100 sales

    by Hellen8 | 25th of October, 2013

    Hi ! Wow! Today I will celebrate. I have reached a milestone - 100 sales on Dreamstime.com. I am very very happy and thank you very much to all buyers and management DT. I am noticing increased sales of my photos in the last time. I am... More
  • How This Buyer Searches

    by Reberman | 21st of September, 2013

    If there is one overall deficiency from photographers it is definitely keywords. I am primarily looking for images of different soups. The first thing I do is to define the basic soup from its appearance. As an example, let's assume I want a picture of a pumpkin soup that... More
  • Wow ! 200+ images online

    by Hellen8 | 26th of July, 2013

    I finally reached the milestone of 200 images online. What next ? My next goal is to reach at least 500 images online. My beginnings were difficult, but I knew that... More

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