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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
  • My first sale!!

    by Vmdvaldez | 31st of July, 2015

    Today I was having a really bad day, but then I got a notification from my phone that someone had finally downloaded my picture  I got really excited! I cannot wait to upload more pictures. I just wanted to share this amazing moment with everyone in the community. I wish... More
  • My first sale!!

    by Vmdvaldez | 31st of July, 2015

    Today I was having a really bad day, but then I got a notification from my phone that someone had finally downloaded my picture   I got really excited! I cannot wait to upload more pictures. I just wanted to share this amazing moment with everyone in the community.... More
  • More Images Accepted

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of July, 2015

    Hello Just a quickie to say that I've had a few more images accepted onto Dreamstime, so well onto my target of 100 online. I know rejections are a pain, but without them we could miss out on doing our very best work. I do appreciated that the whole aspect of photography... More
  • London - Photographer's Delight

    by Singhlens | 23rd of July, 2015

    Well London does not need any introduction, I was in London for couple of weeks and I did try to capture few shots of famous places in London. Check out the pics: London Eye:   London Bridge Tube Station:   LGBT Pride in London:   Tower Bridge:... More
  • Pictures I've taken and I'm proud of

    by Avenikolas | 20th of July, 2015

    I chose some of my pictures I´ve proud of. I hope you will like them. :) 1. Old Sumbanese People Making Fire I love this photo, because I needed to wait three days until they´ve started to trust me. I walked three times per day to their small village in West Sumba... More
  • My first images with a model

    by Avenikolas | 17th of July, 2015

    For sure images with models are better than editorial photos with strangers. I asked my best indonesian friend, Sarif, if does he want to be my model. This is some of these pictures what we made. Hope that buyers love asian models. :D       More
  • New images - Mexico, Guatemala and Indonesia

    by Avenikolas | 14th of July, 2015

    Some new editorial photos from Latin America and Indonesia.   Protest sign on the wall in Guatemala. Words unionista (unionist) and patriota (patriot), orange symbol of sun and hand in fist. The Unionist is a conservative political party.   Balinese kids making... More
  • Have a love of the window

    by 11483899 | 2nd of July, 2015

    > Every day I come home from work, passes through the window of some people, One window caught my attention, I pass the all year round, and they have no gorgeous curtain, but there has been a bunch of beautiful roses. I thought must be plastic flowers or new couples, direct... More
  • The piece of Bali

    by Avenikolas | 29th of June, 2015

    I´ve said many times that my opinion about Bali island was changed after one year when I was living there. Before that I was just a typical tourist and I used to think only about beaches, parties and temples. But now I can say that Bali is more than that. See these pictures... More
  • Hoi An Ancient Town

    by Chuotnhatdesigner | 28th of June, 2015

    Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage... More
  • The Joy of Photographing Waterfalls

    by Gracelife | 27th of June, 2015

                   There are few things more soothing than the trickling sounds of water mixed with birdsong from a nearby forest. As a photographer, we have the unique opportunity to capture the beauty, and that includes rushing waterfalls. To make an image... More
  • To Italy with love

    by Stroblr | 22nd of June, 2015

    To Rome with Love. Beautiful and funny film directed by Woody Allen. Although Rome is certainly a beautiful city, I began to discover Italy from the other side. I'm visiting Italy for many years and I can say there are places on which I am very happy to come back. If you... More

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