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  • 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
  • Milestone of $4.000,00

    by Maxsp | 16th of April, 2015

      Just reached the milestone of $4.000,00 Yuri, Challenge accepted! See Article
  • Dreamstime Collections and My Images

    by Owstalaga | 22nd of March, 2015

    Ah free time, I have quite a bit of it recently and so I finally got to submit some new images yesterday. Look I even made my first blog! Haha! And since I recently made some designs that didn't win in design contests I joined, I decided to put them up here in Dreamstime... 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
  • Daisymay11

    by Daisymay11 | 12th of March, 2015

    Hi, just started on my new adventure. I was a designer in London before children. They are growing up now... me time now . Always have to have something creative on the go...sculpture, printmaking ect just to keep me creatively sane! started a month ago have learnt a lot... More
  • Ha, love the dreamstime milestones: 100 $ earned , next step!

    by Cleymans | 10th of March, 2015

    Hello again photo-maniacs! Yes my first 100 dollars and I'm more and more motivated! Got more uploads then ever in the month of February... Better Acceptance ratio... And now I'm gonna approve my keywords... Also hope to get 500 pictures online in my first year.... More
  • My Favourite Backgrounds

    by Avenikolas | 6th of March, 2015

    I would like to show you three of my backgrounds which I really love. Maybe just because all of them are simple. And of course because I just bought new camera and I want to learn what all I could do with that. :) First one was really hard to take, because I had Olympus... More
  • Why Photographers Earn Much More Than Professional Footballers!

    by Steveacer | 27th of February, 2015

    It is easier than ever to take photographs these days so photographers are very luck that they earn much more than even the top professional footballers. A footballer in the UK is lucky if he can earn £3000,000 a week which works out at just £1,785 an hour. Most photographers... More
  • Trapped inside: How cabin fever caused me to expand my photography

    by Winnietam | 25th of February, 2015

      With snow and extreme cold weather still pummeling the Northeast, there is not much to do but stay inside these days. Unfortunately, this prevents me from photographing one of my favorite subjects -- landscape and nature (as saturated as it is in microstock, I know!... More
  • Turning stone by stone, slowly but surely, Milestones.

    by Cleymans | 27th of January, 2015

    Hi photo-maniacs! I promised to come back as soon as I had a new milestone, it happened, sold my 10th image and again learned so much more. Working with dreamstime is a pleasure for me, sometimes painful, when many pictures in a batch are refused. But, People, fellow photographers,... More
  • ABC's of Microstock Photography

    by Littleny | 18th of January, 2015

    A - Always. Always have your camera with you. You never know when your Big Sale shot is going to come along B - Be. Be pleased with small successes. Whether its getting your first batch accepted or your first milestone sale. C - Close-up. When you run out of... More
  • A soft farewell....

    by Inyrdreams | 31st of December, 2014

    I am whispering a soft farewell here, not to dreamstime and the wonderful people on it, but to the year 2014. This year was a tough one, as I left my home in Michigan and moved in with parents to help them care for infant grandchildren. I became a licensed foster mom, relearned... More
  • My 100th sale on Dreamstime!

    by 4harmony | 31st of December, 2014

    I am very excited to reach sale #100 today! Here is my #100 sale.   Stock photography is my hobby and I really enjoy being part of this great community. I am learning so much from each of you and from the photos that do or do not get accepted. Here are my two... More
  • Uneasy

    by Vidka91 | 24th of December, 2014

    Being a newbie in a new place makes me nervous to the point of being unusual, but everyday I learn a new thing, thanks to Admin. Happy holiday for everybody, best of luck in coming year. *Sorry for my bad English   See Article
  • How Rejected Images Helped Me

    by Benoitle5 | 21st of December, 2014

    I remember my first image that got approved on Dreamstime . It was 3 years ago. I was so happy! "Finally!"     Oh yes, because I had numerous images decline at first. I began to be worried if I will ever be able to have at least one picture approved.... More
  • 24 sales

    by Fike2308 | 19th of December, 2014

    I am happy to announce that I have more than tripled my sales since my first/last blog entry. 24 sales is still extremely modest but I feel like I am making progress.     See Article
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Phopic | 16th of December, 2014

    I am a newbie to Dreamstime. It needs experience and perseverance to have your photos accepted and/sell online   I know someday I'd look behind and smile... See Article
  • 65 th image

    by Rohitha306 | 3rd of December, 2014

    I traveled to delft island and got beautiful image using my mobile phone and upload.. This is just beginning I have long way to go :)  See Article
  • $10,000 earned to date: lessons learned

    by Davidwatmough | 3rd of December, 2014

    In May 2009 I joined DT after meeting another photographer who said he earned $480 per month on micro stock sites. It was sometime after I joined before I knew what I was doing.................... even now there's much to learn. The feedback from editors is probably the... More
  • Celebrating 300 photos in my portfolio!

    by Rhbabiak13 | 12th of November, 2014

    It hasn't been quite three months yet of me being a part of Dreamstime, but I have now crossed the 300 mark in my portfolio. I have learned so much about my photography in those three months. Here's a few o my newest photos that helped to get me to the 300 mark. Here'... More

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