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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
  • “Give Thanks, Give Back” Initiative, a Success!

    by Tangie | 29th of November, 2011

    The Dreamstime “Give Thanks, Give Back” initiative has come to a close, and it’s the community that deserves the biggest thanks! In total, you all contributed $3,235 that Dreamstime will match for an impressive total of $6,470. As you know, the choice of charity... More
  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season with... 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
  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... More
  • How I calm down

    by Tangie | 8th of May, 2008

    I will not ask you to cook, follow a ten-steps routine, go to an anger management course, call your psychiatrist, drink until you fall under the table and sleep, take some medicines, drink herbal tea, eat chocolate. I have never followed any of these, at least not when angry,... More
  • Modern Medicine

    by Ellenboughn | 23rd of January, 2008

    Biotech companies generate ever-promising new drugs and treatments while politicians in the US argue over the cost of health care. What to shoot to get your images used in the enormous world of health care education, promotion and advertising? Why should you care? Each year... More
  • Doctor in the House

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of March, 2007

    With an explosion of medical advertising and health care issues often in the news in print and on the web, there is an increased demand for images of medical professionals. To produce images of doctors and nurses, it's not necessary to have access to a hospital. It's been... More
  • Stepping Out Of My Comfort Zone

    by Valevvicki | 22nd of November, 2015

    Up until recently I had mainly taken photographs where I had most of the control over the elements - in that most of my subjects didn't move or there was one person or one animal and rarely a mix. I am currently completing a photography course and the topic choices for... More
  • What I love about photography

    by Tinald2012 | 20th of November, 2015

    When I go out to take shots of nature, I try to look for the unusual, strange patterns in dirt or sand, the roughness and patterning of bark that has peeled away or wood that has been marked by water or weather and strange bugs. I also look for unusual markings that cause... More
  • Most Popular Images

    by 2700art | 17th of November, 2015

    >  I like to see that my most viewed and also my most downloaded pictures are ones that I am fond of. Its cool to see that people have similar tastes in what is considered a special image. Whats your most viewed image and do you like it also? Cheers! Ratio almost up to... More
  • Young Doe

    by Lyoung403b | 12th of November, 2015

    What is especially neat about shooting this photo, is that deer are quite prevalent all over the UCSC campus. I enjoyed having a wonderful opportunity to visit my husband's Alma Mater, and took a generous amount of photos of the campus and of any wildlife that were present.... More
  • First sale!

    by Nexpo420 | 8th of November, 2015

    Today I reached my first sale on DT;) YEAH!   See Article
  • Finally 2000 sales

    by Digikhmer | 2nd of November, 2015

    Just want to shout out my happiness and to think all my pictures buyers with my last assignment pictures.   Thanks in advance for your kind votes     See Article
  • My first level 5 sale

    by Danielc1998 | 30th of October, 2015

    My most downloaded image so far. See Article
  • New Model - Cowboy

    by Rhbabiak13 | 23rd of October, 2015

    I offer my clients a discount on photo shoots if they will sign a model release for me. I sure am glad this mom signed a release, because I got so many cute shots of this child. We did his formal shoot in normal clothing and then she put this cowboy hat and shirt on him... More
  • Eliminating color can add drama and romance to your pictures.

    by Chanevy | 19th of October, 2015

    Why shoot in black and white when there are so many wonderful colors in the world? Shooting in black and white or for conversion to black and white forces you to really zero in on the light and shadow in your image and can add a lot of drama. On a recent trip to the... More
  • Doomsday scene

    by Zenox2d | 30th of September, 2015

    I'm 3d modeler but sometimes to brake my routine I need to try to create creative art with other tools too.For this picture I was used a photo which was created before the thunderstorm.From tutorials I've learned so far,I saw you can create,different scene moods just by adjusting... More
  • Early Morning Walk Around London

    by Beng32 | 14th of September, 2015

    While visiting relatives in London recently I was itching to get around the sites with my camera, but the weather just wasn't playing ball, of course. I got up on the final morning, and there wasn't a cloud in the sky. With a couple of hours before we were scheduled to leave,... More
  • Traveling Seattle

    by Sunfire | 12th of September, 2015

           Last week I took a family vacation up north for a cruise to Alaska; and as usual, I took advantage of the opportunity to take photos of new places. The trip took us first to Seattle where we boarded our boat and then to Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria... More

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