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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
  • Making it work while being on vacation

    by Juanpfotografia | 5th of March, 2015

    My wife and I had a tough 2014 so we decided we needed some fun and booked a ticket to Orlando, Florida to visit the Disney and Universal Studios parks, and also the Kennedy Space Center. It's a long trip from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and at first, I thought I wouldn... More
  • Celebrating 300 sales

    by Bennymarty | 4th of March, 2015

    I'd like to share with you my new milestone of 300 sales I'm parto of this community since 9th may 2014 and I'm exclusive contributor Sales came day by day, slowly with ups and downs, but now the balance is very positive because most sales are now from credits than from... More
  • How my first sale happened

    by Juanpfotografia | 27th of February, 2015

    It was January 2015. I had joined Dreamstime just a few months before that: October 2014. By then, I had just uploaded the pictures I had taken since I bought my DSLR and found that had just about 66% survived the review process. I found myself wondering: where can I get... More
  • First editors' choice

    by Brocko | 27th of February, 2015

    I was surprise to see that i finally have my first editors choice. I'll drink at least one beer for that. Thanks whoever you are, editor! /cheers      See Article
  • 200 sales, 57 images

    by Alenalazareva | 14th of February, 2015

    Today 200 sales at Dreamstime.     In my portfolio now - 57 images ! Most of these images - FANTASY ILLUSTRATIONS. 4 of my images selected as Editors Choice     I have been drawing since childhood. I studied at the School of Art as an artist. In digital... More
  • 1st sale on 11 uploads..DT is inspiring!

    by Ujjaldey | 4th of January, 2015

    I always thought Stock photography is not my kinda thing as I mostly cover documentary or streets. But my friend always encouraged me to sell some of my stuffs as editorials. Almost 1 year passed that she started forcing me to try in stocks and finally I decided to give it... More
  • Royalty Free Or Editorial?

    by Steveacer | 23rd of December, 2014

    I love taking photos of passenger planes as they are usually brightly painted but the downside is that they are usually covered in logos making them only suitable for editorial sales. I know that this can restrict use for developers, so when ever I get an opportunity to make... 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

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