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  • Appropriate collection management

    by Bennymarty | 28th of June, 2014

    Hello. I am a new member of Dreamstime community. I’d like to address this topic about "collection management". The collections are theme created by contributors photographers, whose purpose is to facilitate the search for the ultimate consumer who wants to buy images... More
  • First sale

    by Photoaria | 3rd of June, 2014

    I created my account here, and want to build a good portfolio of stock photos. Then I got a few rejections and got busy. Today, I decided to visit Dreamstime. I am surprised to see that I got one sale! Wow! Maybe I should really be more active and upload many more photos.... More
  • 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
  • Little Collection Experiment

    by ClaireCphotography | 31st of January, 2014

    Hi Everybody! Not so long ago I've reached the milestone of 50 up-loads, which also was the beginning of this blog. The nice and encouraging comments on my first blog article gave me extra motivation and drive to understand stock photography. Thank you all for that! So... More
  • Contributors shape the market!

    by Mani33 | 24th of November, 2013

    I'm writing this blog because I believe there is wave of strange behavior from some contributors that is affecting the Microstocks Market in a way or another. This concerns everyone, but specially non exclusive photographers or those who might think of being non exclusives... More
  • Where does it lead to?

    by Helgidinson | 8th of October, 2013

    A hypothetical question. 150,000+ contributors , 19 million+ images online, every day, competition is getting tougher and tougher each day . Creativity needs to take a notch up of each day that pass by. Just like this image trying to come up with something interesting... More
  • Get into the mind of your customer

    by Peanutroaster | 13th of February, 2013

    After reading the blogs and message boards here for several years there is one thing that really sticks out in my mind - that is that photographer's do a lot of talking to each other, sharing information with each other, hooting and hollering, praising and complaining, about... More
  • Generic stock vs. Authentic stock

    by Crazydaizy99 | 10th of May, 2012

    I am praying for that magic upload 25! And I pray it will happen tonight (I am at 24). I joined Dreamstime several months ago and was elated when some of my photos were accepted. I used every ounce of my creativity to create the best images that I knew how and was surprised... More
  • An idea to help us ecah other to give visibility to non viewed images

    by Titania1980 | 22nd of June, 2011

    Hi wall! I had this idea, which I shared with some friends and fellow photographers in FB and I have thought to put it here, if anyone is interested. The idea is the next: I have thought that we all could help each other to promote our less visible pics by adding... More
  • Have a look

    by Cristalloid | 28th of November, 2010

    I have found two websites where there one can find images of many DT-contributors: Site ONE and Site TWO See Article
  • Economic crisis

    by Bluwarrior | 22nd of November, 2010

    Several sectors of economic activity have been affected worldwide, a lots of cuts in jobs and spending. I wonder till what level,that is affecting photographic production . Specifically microstock contributors , artists (namely), Dreamstime contributors . And... More
  • Taking the time to get it right

    by Mvogel | 27th of August, 2010

    This is my 7th month uploading photos to Dreamstime and this month has been my best acceptance rate to date, 72.7. Over the last 7 months I have learned a lot from my accepted photos, 63 to date, and even more from my rejected files, 89 to date. After 7 months I have... More
  • Images online

    by Cristalloid | 19th of July, 2010

    Hi folks, under the following URL http://www.schweiz-hund.net/ I have found some images of DT-contributors... Thanks to the customer! See Article
  • The key to success is diversity

    by Mvogel | 17th of July, 2010

    I have only been with DT for a sort time and I only have 47 images online but I fell like I have had very good success for a beginner with 12 sales so far. Most of my sales came when I had a lot less images on line, about 35. With so few images I think that my diversity... More
  • For Every Microstock Artist

    by Radivoje | 5th of July, 2010

    Hey everyone! Here is another useful link for everyone who contribute on micro stock sites. Thought I share it with you! HERE IT IS. " Make micro stock Macro Job" More
  • Bidvertising for placement?

    by Loveliestdreams | 16th of April, 2010

    This is more of a request / question / petition, to see what others think, with the possibility of our editors/admins input. I have been earning a living for 9 years, on keen.com which is a totally different venue, of "set your own price" for live psychic advice by phone... More
  • Photographers, Thank You For Your Free Images!

    by Bbbimages | 12th of February, 2010

    To all of you who have contributed your free images, thank you. Not only does it delight me to look at what you've donated to the community, but it provides an insight into your own personal portfolio. It sparks my own creativity, helps me to become a better designer and... More
  • Dreamstime Lightboxes

    by Littlemacproductions | 15th of October, 2009

    A lightbox is a box with a light source and a translucent cover used to view transparenices such as slides, ex-rays, negatives etc. Here at DT lightboxes are a place to group images for view at a later date, add notes, share with others and in general they are like... More
  • Fresh blood .1

    by Rangpl | 17th of September, 2009

    It's time to introduce new stars I've selected those i like most: Candy - Logo design for kids club or nursery. SPICES OF MOROCCO - Spices of morocco in medina Marrakesh TORRENT OF WORDS - Happy smiling man surrounded by words,... More
  • What is your workflow like...

    by Meryll | 2nd of July, 2009

    I have been in DT for about 9 months. There seems to be contributors who upload many photos monthly here. I manage to upload 6 pictures average in month, I start from chosen RAW photos and I make final touches in an editorial program. I wonder, what is your workflow like... More

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