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  • In the News!

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2008

    I am very pleased with the images that are showing up daily under the new editorial license. It snows in Athens and BOOM, Dreamstime displays images of the Roman Forum covered in snow. Barack Obama appears at a rally and we see him quickly in the news section. (We have a... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach... More
  • no. 3333 celebration

    by Sasanka7 | 21st of November, 2014

    3333 pictures at my Dreamstime portfolio www.dreamstime.com/sasanka7_info Thank You @Dreamstime! Thank You my friends. Picture no. 3333:    And what your exceptional editorial pictures? See Article
  • 32 images accepted in 3 weeks from my registration

    by Adrianacapuccio | 29th of October, 2014

    Hey guys, I'm in the third week of entry in dreamstime with my 32 images accepted, so far all commercial images. Yesterday, I brought my first editorial image! The world of microstock is still very unknown for me and I hope to reach at least 100 images within the next... More
  • Editorial or Commercial? For the beginner .....

    by 1000wordsimages | 6th of October, 2014

    >Many beginners in stock photography are still struggling what photos they can put as commercial or editorial. Commercial photos can be used commercial and also editorial. Editorial photos or better said “Editorial Use Only” photos can be only used for editorial purposes.... More
  • How to Make Money From the News Selling Editorial Photos

    by Mitchblatt | 20th of September, 2014

    When I got started on Dreamstime, I was a traveler with a photography hobby. I hadn't had any professional photography experience before or sold any photos ever, but I was taking pictures everywhere I went, and I thought, why not try to make a little travel money? Where... More
  • Improving the images with basic adjustments

    by Obiectiv | 4th of September, 2014

    No matter if you shoot in RAW or jpg, some basic adjustments of your images can be done in Photoshop or other programs, which will improve the quality and increase the chances for your image to be accepted/downloaded. Here are some basic adjustments: Crop - Most of... More
  • Image Adoption

    by Celiaak | 28th of August, 2014

    It is always a joy to know one of our forgoten images fallen in to level 0 threshold has been adopted (AKA sold). I don't mind if it is a credit sale or a subscription sale. I feel happy just to know someone took the time to find it and the image is good... More
  • SO EXCITED ONE OF MY PICS GOT EDITORS CHOICE

    by Lifeontheside | 27th of August, 2014

    Well, I am just so thrilled and have to share. When I logged onto my account I was so excited to find that one of my photographs had received Editors Choice. What an honour to be included among some of the most truly amazing images in this section. I was not expecting... More
  • My favourite picture

    by Afrumgartz | 23rd of August, 2014

    For 6 years it was waiting. Some days ago I decided to upload as editorial. See Article
  • Beginnings In Microstock I

    by Guernica | 20th of July, 2014

    As someone who is just taking my first tentative steps into the world of stock images, I am of course wondering what sort of images are most likely to be accepted. I would really prefer to not waste my time on images that really have no chance of being accepted due to the... More
  • Two months of successes

    by Bennymarty | 9th of July, 2014

    Hello everybody! I would like to share with all of you my full satisfaction for contributing to this amazing photography community! I started up two months ago... on the far 05/09/2014…. and now I’ve got more than 600 approved pictures online ! With a very satisfying... More
  • 100 Sales!

    by Doubleclick7 | 7th of June, 2014

    I've been on Dreamstime just over 2 years. I started with the hope of making a decent living at stock photography, but have found that it takes a lot of effort and a lot of time - with really delayed gratification. Today I've sold my 100th image, an editorial image.... More
  • We Took 249 Photos Today.

    by Furorco | 31st of May, 2014

    I went out of town today with my girlfriend and came back with 249 high res. photos! At the end of the day I ended up touching up and uploading 47 of them. Cant wait to see what gets accepted. It was a exciting trip! The photo in this post is a Red-Winged Blackbird. This... More
  • Milestone 100 sales

    by Stef22 | 30th of April, 2014

    Finally I reached the milestone of 100 sales. My best selling so far is also the sale number 100. I should offer Lionel Messi a drink for his help. :P My portfolio is based especially on editorial, sports photos but that's not all. Feel free to check! More
  • Big sale!

    by Fredbro | 28th of March, 2014

    Wow! After having many subscription sales lately, I just sold a 25 credits picture! What a nice surprise when you wake up in the morning, get on your Dreamstime account and see that your earning balance just made a big leap forward! Now I'm patiently waiting to get to that... More
  • Hurrah!

    by Kamell | 18th of March, 2014

    I already have a few sales for 12 and 13 credits. This is a very pleasant surprise for me. See Article
  • First video for a world wide event

    by Digikhmer | 17th of March, 2014

    Today is my first time that I jump in the world of video and in this occasion a planetary event that is the World Summit on nuclear security. The summit will take place on the 24-25 March 2014 at The Hague, Netherlands where all the important world leader will meet each others... More
  • Editing -The essential part

    by Anees32 | 8th of March, 2014

    Shoot - bright or make - bright As colours are the natures gift It is photographer responsibility that picture is taken with right settings i.e. shutter speed, aperture, mode etc. But many of time it is not possible to take... More
  • Editorials for assignment

    by Lenutaidi | 28th of February, 2014

    Hi everybody! I suggest (propose) to all editors, admins and contributors, all dreamstimers as one month in the year (only one) to be dedicated editorials images in section assignments! I mean to be accepted and editorial images! I assure you that many... More

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