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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 and learn in... More
  • Past few years on Dreamstime

    by Gofer | 19th of November, 2015

    The last few years on Dreamstime have been great and sales have been good too, especially since the royal wedding of Kate and William which really motivated me to take more editorial photos. I can remember just having the shear luck of the couple waving in my direction while... More
  • Journey to my first Editorial License

    by Jyotiprdeka | 30th of September, 2015

      It took up to five rejections to finally get one of my photo selected for Editorial License. Initially I was uploading macro shots, but none got selected. The reason was pretty simple. You need something special and newsworthy. Some of the rejections were the best photos... More
  • The wonderful world of editorial content

    by Bratty1206 | 11th of September, 2015

    I love editorial content. It truly has changed how I photograph things. It has also enriched my life in tremendous ways. I have traveled so many places, just to photograph the architecture or the events going on. I have visited so many historic attractions, working on... More
  • 1001 Images!

    by Doubleclick7 | 24th of August, 2015

    1001 images It’s been 3 years, and my goal was to have 1000 images in 12 months! It’s not as easy as you’d think! But being a stock photographer/vector artist has taught me so much! It’s forced me to expand my talents, look for new things, explore new ideas... More
  • My first sale

    by Truthservant | 18th of August, 2015

    Hello friends, I want to share with you my happiness after having my first sale. And this is the photo chosen.   It's about United Nations Square in Casablanca, the biggest city in Morocco. With all my wishes to everyone. See Article
  • Rodeos, and editorial licenses

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 14th of August, 2015

    I've recently submitted photos I had taken whilst at a rodeo in Grace Idaho, and this is a place where it would be impossible to acquire a model release for all people in most photos. So I am very happy about using the editorial license to put my photos up for sale on Dreamstime.... More
  • New images - Mexico, Guatemala and Indonesia

    by Avenikolas | 14th of July, 2015

    Some new editorial photos from Latin America and Indonesia.   Protest sign on the wall in Guatemala. Words unionista (unionist) and patriota (patriot), orange symbol of sun and hand in fist. The Unionist is a conservative political party.   Balinese kids making... More
  • How and why to manage a collection?

    by Tempestz | 17th of April, 2015

    As you will find on the dreamstime website, managed collections are groups of pictures with a similar theme. They can be something simple as Food or Editorials or Backgrounds, textures. Or can be very specific as Recognizable Landmarks. The choice of what to... 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't take... 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 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 AuthenticCreations | 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

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