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  • Simple Backgrounds

    by Steveacer | 28th of November, 2014

    As I always have a camera with me wherever I go I am always looking for new things to shoot. Speaking to a designer gave me the idea of simple backgrounds, so now when I am out and about I find myself looking into the sky, puddles, fences and the ground more. Here are... More
  • First Sale

    by Davinciphotos | 22nd of February, 2014

    Well that was exciting! Hydee actually saw the sale first on her Facebook, as DT automatically posted for me. This image was my first sale on DT. I expected to be able to see some information on who purchased it, or what they plan to use it for. But, from what... More
  • $200 milestone!!!

    by Coenemeloen | 13th of February, 2014

    Found out this morning that my earning balance reached a $200 milestone with my latest sale! Thank you buyer and Dreamstime! This is great! See Article
  • Creating Referrals

    by Davinciphotos | 2nd of January, 2014

    I started a competition on my Professional Facebook site, https://www.facebook.com/TheDaVinciCamera?ref=hl. The competition was posted as an event which says: $100 Prize Create a profile at http://www.dreamstime.com/register#res6740166 Upload your photos... More
  • A man for every romance cover

    by Kckendricks | 23rd of November, 2013

    Writing romance has a lot of perks, one of which is the search for perfect inspiration photo. Sometimes it's more about what you don't see than what you do. What color are his eyes? Does he have a little scruff on his cheeks? Is he the serious sort, or more mischievous?... More
  • Aiming for Romance eBook Covers

    by Aromancewriter | 23rd of November, 2013

    Ten years ago, the ebook market was just seeing the dawn of a new era. It's when I started to write novels and I geared toward the digital industry. So did the photostock market for book covers. In the romance industry everything is about the couple on the cover. There'... More
  • The power of social media - referred members

    by Alvera | 30th of October, 2013

    I want to share something from my statistics: "41 users were referred by you. 6 photographers were referred by you. 1 buyers were referred by you. 1 payment plans were purchased." This was done in the last year by using Google+, Google blog, Twitter and Facebook.... More
  • Exclusivity facebook community

    by Sasanka7 | 3rd of September, 2013

  • NEW! Options for Publishing Your Own Book!

    by Wisconsinart | 8th of July, 2013

    Have you ever tried publishing your own photography in a book? I have. The traditional way is to submit a proposal to a publisher and hope there will be an interest for your work. That was a door slammed in my face. Brick and mortar publishers want material that will appeal... More
  • Microstock doesn't work!

    by Gheburaseye | 25th of June, 2013

    I bet a coffee You thought this post is a criticism about microstock and/or dreamstime! Absolutely not! This is a suggestion to promote Your portfolio. I discovered some weeks ago the hashtags and I started to use them immediately with some interesting result but I... More
  • How to promote our portfolio to increase sale?

    by Henrymm | 5th of December, 2012

    Dear friends, Happy Christmas to you all (in advance :D) I have a silly question and hope you don't mind. Is there any media (like face book, twitter or blog) to promote ours portfolio ourselves to increase the sale? Will it be effective? I believe DT will do it but... More
  • Free marketing for your Christmas images and illustrations

    by Chanevy | 30th of November, 2012

    I have decided that it would be a great idea to attract some BUYERS to my stock photo page. The best way to do this is to have some AWESOME stuff available there (via a link to DT) So....put your Christmas collections together as a collection or lightbox and post a... More
  • Can this be true about Facebook? !

    by Chanevy | 26th of October, 2012

    My friend had this notice on her status, which I did put on my personal timeline. Doesn't seem like it could possibly true, but there have been so many people stealing IP that I thought it couldn't hurt. "You are hereby notified that you are strictly prohibited from... More
  • Plain Stealing

    by Elianehaykal | 26th of October, 2012

    So... I was informed yesterday by a dear friend that my husband's image is posted on Facebook: ArtPics Image It came complete with a "Wow! Please share this photo" description! It was credited to someone else, not to Georges Kyrillos. This was enough to make me... More
  • Tip - Keep a photo wishlist

    by Enigmacypher | 16th of October, 2012

    One of the more helpful (and non technical) tips I have been given is to keep a list of shots that I want to take. This helps me ensure that I am able to get the shots that are important to me when it comes time for a specific shoot (be it a family photo walk or a paid... More
  • Facebook is falling down!

    by Gheburaseye | 11th of October, 2012

    Ritual question: are you able to connect to facebook? Here in Italy, facebook has disappeared from almost an hour and will not tell you what I'm reading on other sites! I did not think that such a thing would cause a similar general panic! :) ;) ;) More
  • Facebook application no longer works

    by Sindorei | 28th of June, 2012

    Hello, A couple of days ago I have noticed that my facebook connect application in my management area no longer features any active buttons, neither does it update facebook with automated messages according to my settings. It used to send out an automatic update with... More
  • Successful Defense of Copyright Violation

    by Lostarts | 8th of June, 2012

    I did a Google Image search early this past week of my ten best selling images and found several instances of them being used illegally. They were on Facebook, Blogspot and two private web sites. In the case of the private web sites, I sent a polite email notifying... More
  • Facebook functionality

    by Andrews71 | 8th of May, 2012

    Hello, at the bottom of my DT home page there is a Facebook funcionality Post your latest activity: Downloads | Uploads | Sold photos | Blogs Can I ask as it does work? I cannot do it neither if I am fan of DT on Facebook. It would be nice, if DT automatically... More
  • The crazy life of webmaster

    by Fantasyart | 10th of April, 2012

    24 hours online at all times pending business. Day and night typing code. The laptop... accessory that is already part of our body. Ohhh ... "Neo" your legacy is a curse :-) See Article

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