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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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... More
  • 10,000th Sale Today

    by Aneese | 11th of June, 2015

    I am so happy to announce that I had my 10,000th sale on Dreamstime today. The picture that was the 10,000th sale was of a dog looking out of an airplane window. This picture also happens to be the one most downloads with 75 sales. a BIG THANKS to all the buyers that help... More
  • My first download

    by Daisymay11 | 19th of March, 2015

    Had my first download...very exciting...still very low acceptance ratio!...but I'm learning  See Article
  • Why Buy Photographs?

    by Circed | 17th of January, 2015

         Most people know it is easy to grab a photograph from the Internet by right-clicking and downloading it to your computer. Without going to the source of the photograph and purchasing it, this practice is "stealing" it from the artist who created... More

    by Amdizdarevic | 3rd of January, 2015

    Finally reached 100 downloads after being active for about 2 years. Each year, I've added about 200 images for a total of 473. For 2015, I hope to reach 200 downloads, and 1000 images uploaded. I hope I can achieve this goal. This image helped me reach 100.  ... More
  • My newly accepted photos

    by Jineshgopi2118 | 6th of November, 2014

              please leave comments :) :) :) See Article
  • 9,000 Sales reached in October

    by Aneese | 3rd of November, 2014

    I reached the 9,000 sales mark in early October. One step closer to the 10,000 mark, which I hope to make by my Birthday in May =) Will be uploading some pictures from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico soon Here is one of my newer pictures    See Article
  • My First Image

    by Jineshgopi2118 | 30th of October, 2014

    My First Accepted Image on Dreamstime image45565055  See Article
  • A new download!

    by Hanbaoluan | 13th of September, 2014

    Haven't the DT to upload pictures, recently a new download, is Chinese folk musicians pictures, very happy.[previmg]0,400,59,209_29761141[/previmg] See Article
  • 11,111 Downloads - it's not the end, is it?

    by Eyewave | 25th of August, 2014

    I usually don't car about the number of downloads - i find $ to be more interesting - but today I saw two contributor blogs here writing about their new milestones of 10,000 DLs. So I looked into my stats and noticed I was already way beyond that number. Since the actual... More
  • 300 UPLOADS!!! Double then last post!!

    by Newnow | 20th of August, 2014

    Hello everyone, my last blog was at 150 uploads, now I've double it...Yeah!!! But, I do need some advises because my images have good number of views but very low sale! Can anybody give me some advise what to change or what to do? I know my images are not always people... More

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