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  • Earth Day 2009

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of May, 2008

    Earth Day ’08 is over. It’s time to get ready for next year. By all accounts 2009 will be “Earth Year” as all aspects of life are now increasingly examined for their impact on the environment. You will want to photograph iconic eco-products as well as using them... More
  • Girls Just Want to Have Fun

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of January, 2008

    Hotels in major business centers and cities empty out on weekends as do resorts in slow seasons. As a result many promote packages geared to special groups/interests in order to fill empty rooms. One of the fastest growing hotel and tour packages is for women only. Men have... More
  • Top Travel Photo Spots-Part II

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of January, 2008

    If we use the Top Travel Photo Ops destinations in Part I as examples of typical travel destinations, you can learn some specifics about what travel photos will sell. The first step, starting weeks or more in advance, is to do research. What are the best seasons to visit... More
  • The Trendspotting Trend*

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of August, 2007

    Traditional stock photo agencies are heavily vested in ‘creative research’. This is the stuff that informs expensive stock productions and drives editing guidelines. The biggest stock producers look for sociological and economic trends that will impact general image needs... More
  • Buzzzzzzzz

    by Heathse | 17th of June, 2015

    Everyone must bee aware by now that there is a worldwide bee crisis, especially of the honeybee which accomplishes about 75% of the worlds plant pollination. We've also been told that should mankind disappear the planet would do very well thank you, but should insects beegone... More
  • HI THERE !!!

    by Denger342 | 19th of March, 2015

    Friends wanted to share with you their success. Finally, I became the exclusive user. And expressed his gratitude to the team DREAMSTIME.  See Article
  • 24 sales in less than 24 hours

    by Danielc1998 | 16th of March, 2015

    Some days ago I had 10 sales in one day but today I had a record of 24 sales in less than 24 hours. I dont know the reason but I hope this trend continue ! Anyone else had a similar sales trend recently?     See Article
  • Upload and Sell More and More Today

    by Emdaduljs | 10th of March, 2015

      Wow! In 2015, My total uploaded 377 items today and sell 34+. That's really great for me. My sell growing up more and more. Dreamstime really great stock site for me. At the present time, I upload my maximum and best items with exclusive on Dreamstime. :) Happy Nice... More
  • The bookmark bar - a powerful microstock tool

    by Stamena | 14th of February, 2015

    The bookmark bar in my browser turned out to be a great microstock tool and here’s why - I have several international news agencies websites as bookmarks through which I follow what is going on in the world every day. Yes, images with people may sell the most, but to those... More
  • Dreamstime iPhone app

    by Idruzhinin | 5th of February, 2015

    Do you use it? From time to time I do. I can say, it's pretty good! But unfortunately it has several annoying bugs: 1. If you have a call when attributing a photo and then you are back to proceed keywording you will find the photo submitted. And you can't change it then:... More
  • To Isolate or Not to Isolate

    by Littleny | 23rd of January, 2015

    When I first began submitting here at Dreamstime, I had it in my head that isolating on white backgrounds was what sells. Seemed as though most of my image searches came back with isolated background results. So I began to learning the process of isolation by way of lighting... More
  • Trends

    by Littleny | 20th of January, 2015

    As a stock photographer, I am constantly asking myself if the photo im shooting has Commercial Value. With this in mind, I thought I'd share these links of Trends and Searches.    Google Trends Bing Top Searches Yahoo Top 10 2014 Searches Interesting to see... More
  • Happy New Year for 2015!

    by Lehuishi | 31st of December, 2014

    Flash time passed quickly, I have more than 4 years in dt, and there are a lot of harvest. The new year has come, once again I wish you all a Happy New Year! Happy New Year! More
  • Newbie here!

    by Pandaexpressive | 13th of December, 2014

      I'm new to Dreamstime, and I'd love to make new friends with the same interests! And this is my cat, he licked his nose out of nowhere and it turned out to be such a GREAT photo! My main focus is nature, animals and tattoos! See Article
  • Hey Stranger

    by Emeraldraindropsphotography | 3rd of December, 2014

    One thing I enjoy about my work is the opportunity to meet people. Maybe it is the solitary nature of my work at this stage of my photography. I approach collaborative shoots with the intent to make professional connections with people. The image of model Shay is one of my... More
  • Happy Halloween

    by Monicaclinton | 30th of October, 2014

      happy halloween everyone~~~ I design several halloween pictures but only this one made the time just before the halloween. if you have photos especially for holiday you have to upload them at least 20 days before the holiday, or it will be a little bit late. More
  • Money on photography

    by Thorken | 28th of October, 2014

    One theme that has no photos enough is money. If a journalist writes about government spending or personal finance, he or she needs some photo with money to the article. When a bank or insurance company makes it´s commercial presentation, it needs also some photo with money.... More
  • Keyword Selection

    by Irihodgson | 25th of October, 2014

             Firstly, think about what potential clients are looking for and anticipate what the word is they will use to find your product / image. Talk it out with colleagues and friends to discover what words clients would use when discussing your product.... More
  • My first 3D image: Coffee Cups

    by Celiaak | 16th of October, 2014

    For some time I have been aspiring to learn to make images and animations in 3D program Blender, but ventured only in basic shapes and understandig the very basics of the vary basic. I even made short animations, but my PC is too slow to render it at a reasonable quality.... More
  • The Pareto Principle

    by Amitai | 30th of September, 2014

    The 80-20 rule (also known as Pareto Principle) states that: "...For many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes..." Wikipedia Surprisingly, (or unsurprisingly...) this is exactly what's happening in my portfolio. This is not a post about Mathematics,... More

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