Stock Photography Articles about down & Community Forum

  • 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
  • First 100 uploads

    by Adammeadows12 | 22nd of June, 2015

    today is my first milestone of 100 photo uploads . After uploading hundreds of photos and receiving disappointing rejects and I have learned about what to shoot and what not to shoot. The formula for successful photos and an increase in sales is the lessons learned from previous... 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
  • 100 Downloads

    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 http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-green-bodhi-leaf-peepal-vein-isolated-white-background-image45565055 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
  • Everybody's Milestone...This is my.....

    by Helgidinson | 30th of July, 2014

    Milestone…I think, many of DT's contributor announced certain milestone since joining , I myself was one of them. Today I will be announcing a different kind of milestone. I surpass 5 days without a single sale, and not even subscription. But no complain , prior to this... More
  • My first 100 download!

    by Mancio | 13th of March, 2014

    Well yes I did it myself. After 17 months since my start I touched the threshold of 100 downloads, and more than 200 uploaded images! I am very happy. I continue to sow in the hope of collecting! : D: D Good luck to all! Last download First... More
  • A new download!

    by Hanbaoluan | 16th of February, 2014

    Glad to have a $8.2 today to download!Here, thanks to the buyer! See Article
  • The second milestone 200$

    by Mancio | 15th of February, 2014

    Day photographers around the world. Today I am particularly pleased, just 4 months after the first goal ($ 100), I reached the second milestone ($ 200) and soon one of the top 100 downloads. I am very happy to share this joy with all of you. I still have a lot ...... More
  • My photo downloaded in DREAMSTIME reached 100

    by Maocheng | 14th of February, 2014

    February 14 (the first lunar month 15) is the traditional Chinese Lantern Festival, also Valentine's Day of west. The day my photo downloaded in DREAMSTIME reached 100, I am very pleased. I thank DREAMSTIME this fair, just and open platform. I wish my friends a happy... More

Stock Photography that BLOGS!

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Create your blog

questions, meet answers

Join the discussion in the Dreamstime photography forum. Learn from, and share with, hundreds of professional stock photographers just like you!

Photography Forums