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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
  • Remember autumn

    by Generalul2015 | 30th of January, 2016

    Autumn, the season which revives magic in the souls of all. A good season only to photograph nature in the splendor and the multitude of colors available to our. What would you photographed last fall?             More
  • Outdoor Portraits Shooting Tips and Tricks

    by Creativei | 29th of January, 2016

    I don’t actually recall where I read, that “We all start by loving the toy, and we end up loving the art". That’s precisely how I got hooked to photography.   Unlike studio portraits, outdoor portraits provide portrait photographers a variety of challenges and... More
  • 8 "night" sales!

    by Msalena | 25th of January, 2016

    Till today, while reading blogs about 5,6,7...etc downloads at once, I felt.....mmmmm... a little bit envious, wondering "Does it really happen?!" I was sure that such nice surprises are not for me. Till today the best selling day brought me 3 sales and I remember I was as... More
  • Excited for one download

    by Leonwang302 | 10th of January, 2016

    That felt excited some one download one of my pictures since I signed in Dreamstime December 2th. That was my first picture to sell in my life although 35 penny. but better than nothing:) ,I have never thought that would be happened. I bought a small A6000 last new... More
  • Golden hour sunsets and sunrises

    by Gmgadani | 23rd of December, 2015

    Shooting sunsets and sunrises is indeed rewarding not only as a photographer but it also touches you on a more personal level. With each and every passing minutes skies take on a different shade of color as setting sunlight passes through clouds. I am by no means an expert,... More
  • APPS really useful for photography

    by Costa007 | 11th of December, 2015

    Recently I discovered some really great apps that can help you improve photography. If you know more such apps please share them in comments. In order not to name only a few or just the ones that I use, I’ll try to group these apps into categories so you can search for... More
  • My picture was downloaded 32 yesterday

    by Qin0377 | 30th of November, 2015

    Since accession to the gallery for three years, my online image has more than 1000, remember the first time on the blog see blogger's article, said if you pictures of more than 500 and 5000 pictures, you will have surprised to find, now my picture while just over 1000, but... More
  • Our favorite pets or International Domestic Animal’s Day

    by Lana4kask | 30th of November, 2015

    November 30 is the date of international holiday dedicated to all domestic animals, and at the first place are of course our lovely dogs and cats.   In Russia World Pet Day celebrated since 2000, in our city at that day holds exhibitions of cats and dogs and action assistance... 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

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