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  • Is this you???

    by Daddiomanottawa | 17th of June, 2013

    Each workday morning I have a ritual. Arrive at work, turn on my computer and let it boot-up. Being the ever-so-efficient fellow that I am, I prepare a morning cup of java during this wait time. Once booted, I check my personal email, my work email, my facebook and of... More
  • A Pre-Shoot Checklist

    by Mike2focus | 11th of November, 2012

    Three weeks ago I drove down to the beach for a shot at some sunset photos, the clouds were just right and the sky was full of color. I was pressed for time so I got there right when the sun was hitting the horizon. I hopped out of the car, threw the camera on the tripod,... More
  • Tip - Keep a photo wishlist

    by Enigmacypher | 16th of October, 2012

    One of the more helpful (and non technical) tips I have been given is to keep a list of shots that I want to take. This helps me ensure that I am able to get the shots that are important to me when it comes time for a specific shoot (be it a family photo walk or a paid... More
  • Check and recheck

    by Miraclemoments | 30th of March, 2012

    After my recent upload frenzy I was slowly running out of files to upload and with my day job taking up well...most of my day, I didn't exactly have the opportunity to just go out and shoot. So I though what can I photograph at home or where to look...plugged in the... More
  • Second Paycheck, Acceptance ratio: 50,2%

    by Jdanne | 6th of September, 2011

    When I started at DT last year ago my acceptance ratio was below ... any discussion. The number was so bad that I don't want to mention it here. Now, after 223 photos online and my second paycheck I finally crossed the 50% acceptance rate. Some of the last pics which... More
  • Just 84¢ away from my second $100 paycheck!

    by Flowerpistol | 24th of March, 2011

    It took me a year and a half to earn my first $100 on Dreamstime, with a small, 30-image portfolio (all illustrations). I've only added two images since then but most of my images are level 2 and higher. This time around, it will only have taken me 6 months to earn that $... More
  • No Firefox Automatic Spell Check When Entering Titles

    by MorganOliver | 8th of January, 2011

    Just a warning to newcomers, I still make this mistake - there is NO automatic Firefox spell check when entering the Title of your picture! I see this all the time when searching the database that another poor soul was caught in a spelling disaster. Unfortunately, no... More
  • cheque from DreamsTime

    by Williamju | 3rd of October, 2010

    Have you ever seen a cheque from DreamsTime? Here's mine: I took a photo of it as a souvenir, as DreamsTime is the first stock photo agency I joined. In case you can not see the image from the link above: I have to insert a photo here, so let me show you... More
  • A Watched Pot Never Boils!

    by Jeniicorv8 | 9th of September, 2010

    Well, mine finally did. Two days of watching... two days of being only $0.32 away from a next paycheck... this image did it, at 4 credits = $0.32+++++! I chuckled at my kids' and husband's reaction when I turned on the pc and aired an assertive, "YES!" They knew... More
  • $100 - Oh so close!

    by Flowerpistol | 26th of August, 2010

    I am only $1.39 away from my big, fat $100 check. I have been a contributor on Dreamstime for a year and a half, slowly selling my illustrations and backgrounds. My portfolio is small - 30 images, and 116 sales. As a busy mom with a full-time job, it's hard to find the time... More
  • That Sentimental Factor

    by Jeniicorv8 | 1st of June, 2010

    I’m finally doing it—I’ve just requested payment from DT! First it was, do I cash in at the $100th? Well it included the exclusive bonuses, so I thought, nah, I’ll wait ‘til I reach $100 of just sales. Silly, was my BFF's reaction to that, might as well wait... More
  • 1st Paycheck!

    by Jeniicorv8 | 30th of March, 2010

    Today, I can officially draw my first payout from Dreamstime. I can’t believe it. Six months ago, it was just a let-me-see-what-happens and a why-not, fun thing to do. Then, it became a challenge when a few pictures were accepted but a lot were rejected. Then, the first... More
  • My first 100 usd !

    by Davulcu | 16th of March, 2010

    After a few months I did my first 100 usd. I wanted to share my pleasure and thank to everyone who conributed to my work Thanks and regards Serdar Tibet See Article
  • A touch of humor on the topic of keywords

    by Rosedarc | 8th of January, 2010

    Lots of heated debates on keywords on DT right now...So here is my little story, I hope it will make you laugh. I recently submitted this photo of a cute little girl wearing a pretty red hat. I asked my husband if he could think of some keywords and his response was "... More
  • Two new posts in my blog

    by Saniphoto | 10th of June, 2009

    Hi I do not intend to abuse of this blog to make announces for my own blog, but because is a brand new personal blog (about microstock and Dreamstime in particular) and I have just posted two new articles, let me make this last one. I promise, this will be really the last... More
  • $100 Cool

    by Aughty | 4th of May, 2009

    Well, I finally can collect my first pay check from DT. I thought I would be more excited ... I am. :) Since I have spent the money already ... I am now working the next one. See Article
  • My first check !

    by Nightangel666 | 26th of April, 2009

    I didn't know some of my images would have such success but I'm very happy to say that I've received my first payment from Dreamstime. When I registered at first, I just wanted to try selling some pictures but I didn't know I could really get money from that, ie get to... More
  • Yay! My first payout!

    by Acesarek | 9th of April, 2009

    My cute little hippie was the final photo needed to be sold to achieve my first payout. It took a long time coming, but this money is coming exactly when I need it. I am so excited. I have been on this site since late 2007 and finally I will be getting a check in the... More
  • Spelling errors can go unnoticed

    by Retina2020 | 12th of February, 2009

    Nowadays with the use of computers and real-time spell checkers. There really isn't an excuse for "making a spelling mistake". However, if you use the correct word in the wrong context, spell checkers will missed them and usually people who rely on them will also missed... More
  • check and double check

    by Denisebeverly | 7th of June, 2008

    first of all let me say YAY i am exclusive now, my application was accepted. but i learned to double check things today when i realized i did not have all my extended licenses checked to sell the web usage or print usage. i cannot believe i have not had those activated.... More

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