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  • The search engine revealed

    by Tangie | 1st of April, 2010

    Many questions have been asked and heated debates started on this subject in the last few years. It is that thing each and every contributor wonders about at least twice a day when checking account statistics and sales. It is one of Dreamstime's greatest mysteries and best... More
  • Color me...TURQUOISE, Pantone color of 2010

    by Tangie | 5th of January, 2010

    Not without reason, design industries have proposed a palette of extremely bold colors for some years now. Any dull outfit and drab setting look fabulously fresh with touches of fuchsia, coral, lucite green or deep ultramarine here and there. While only fashion and interior... More
  • Dreamstime search box

    by Tangie | 24th of February, 2009

    Dreamstime brings you our latest addition: the DT search box, a more practical and direct tool to look for images on our site. Not only can you now take DT as companion in all your virtual online journeys, but our site is always at hand in no time. When you browse... More
  • Keywords, what a nuisance!

    by Tangie | 20th of September, 2007

    It is time to look deeply into our hearts and admit the truth: we have not done our homework properly. Honesty is the best policy and we need to be honest with ourselves when it comes to something some of us tend to overlook when uploading images: keywords, title and description.... More
  • Earth Day: Photographing mother nature

    by Mangalika | 23rd of April, 2016

    “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” – Frank Lloyd Wright   Even my conception is pretty similar to the above lines...Recent concerns of global warming, prolonged drought in parts of Asia, Lowest rainfall in Southern India, Rising sea level...all are signs... More
  • 1 year on Dreamstime.

    by Am4367 | 16th of April, 2016

    In April it's been one year since I became an author on Dreamstime. I have for sale 385 photos. For the year 3 purchased file, I earned 4.5 $. What can I say? I do not know whether to continue.  See Article
  • Things I learn while shooting for stock - Part 1: out on the streets

    by Unteroffizier | 8th of April, 2016

    When I first handled a digital camera, I did not know to surf the internet for information on camera operations, nor how to look for information on understanding the concepts and relations between shutter speed, aperture and ISO. The internet wasn't saturated with such information... More
  • 6000$ earned on Dreamstime :)

    by Mangroove | 8th of April, 2016

    Hi Dreamstimers! Some years ago (03/02/2010) I uploaded my first pictures here on Dreamstime. I didn’t know what to expect. Days have passed – NO SALE, months have passed – still NO SALE. Shall I give up? Shall I upload more photos? Does this all make sense? Then,... More
  • One year with DT

    by Julietta24 | 13th of March, 2016

    Hello everyone! I have little date - exactly my first image was approved a year ago) Since then I uploaded 262 pictures and I have 10 sales. This is more than modest results, but there is a great incentive to improve. Some new images:            ... More
  • Women's Day!

    by Romeojuly | 8th of March, 2016

    8 MARCH/////Dear Womans in the all world! I congratulate you on International Women's Day. Wish you love, health,beauty,happiness and prosperity!!!                             More
  • Birds of Catalonia

    by Physi28 | 18th of February, 2016

    During the last days I made some sales which had native birds of Catalonia as a subject. They were neither made at the same place nor at the same time but I am grouping them together.   The Spotted Crake is a rather shy and difficult to observe bird which likes swamps... More
  • My render of Planet Earth SOLD 300 TIMES!

    by TMarchev | 9th of February, 2016

    Here is my bestseller of my portfolio :)       It's old file but sold a lot each month... now reach 300 sales and that makes that file one of best sellers in dreamstime of planer earth. I have others very good renders but they are new and not sold... More
  • With a mobile phone?

    by Physi28 | 8th of February, 2016

    2014 was not a year I would remember as to be called a good one much as in all the difficult situations we can find a positive learning process as it happened to our friend Bart Dierickx. You may read his recent post. A serious health problem (for the time being I am ok)... More
  • One small step

    by Thanakrits15 | 21st of January, 2016

    Tuesday, the 19th seemed to be just like any other day, with some lecture, papers, and all the fun stuff that comes with university life. But that morning was also the first time I have ever had a sale on dreamstime! It was only for 58 cents, at an "extrasmall" resolution.... More
  • 5 years DT

    by Martingraf | 18th of January, 2016

    Time runs - and I reckon 5 years doing something continuously without giving up is something to be a bit proud of. There are contributors who do far more uploads but I do this for fun - to learn - and I reckon I have learned heaps here. So a big thank you to all my DT friends,... More
  • 200 Sales

    by Fmd1ro | 8th of January, 2016

    Hi everyone! With this imagine I've just reached 200 sales until now :) , my goals is for this year to get over 1000 sales. Thanks to Dreamstime and to all buyers.    See Article
  • Happy New Year!!!

    by Fotografieschnabel | 2nd of January, 2016

    First of all, I wish everyone a very happy and creative New Year.   Personally, 2015 was a year with a lot of ups and downs for me, but I'm certain that 2016 will have more ups in it, than it will have downs.   To begin, I'm going to take some classes in evening education... More
  • 300th accepted photo!!

    by Deming9120 | 1st of January, 2016

    Have finally reached my 300th upload today, on 1st January 2016!! I have been doing photography for 6 years as a hobby (with 3 years as a freelance professional photographer), and I haven been paying much attention to stock photography despite having been on... More
  • Waiting 1 more acceptance for 3-digit club and new year celebration

    by Dhermendratiwari | 31st of December, 2015

    It is less than 2 month, almost 70% rejection but now 99 accepted images. Sometime some rejected with totally unrelated reasons, but I can understand that different reviewers has different mindset for acceptance. Now excited to celebrate New year and hopeful to see 100th... More
  • Lightweight, Compact Travel Photography Kit

    by Jfreestacy | 31st of December, 2015

    While researching cameras and tripods for a new lightweight, compact photography kit that I could take with me while bike touring I was pleasantly surprised at the reasonable cost of a couple excellent quality items. First I needed to replace an old Canon Rebel that started... More

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