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  • Numbers like animals

    by Ksenashu | 18th of October, 2014

    Last summer I decided to try my hand in creating vector illustration for selling in stocks. I think it’s very difficult to come up with clear and interesting task for anybody. I decided to create something useful for me, because a lot of simple illustrations already were... More
  • Four years with Dreamstime

    by Rigmanyi | 27th of April, 2014

    I'm celebrating four years with Dreamstime and I'd like to share with you some of my experiences and ask you some questions that may be difficult, perhaps rhetorical. When I first got into stock photography, I've done some research and I started working with... More
  • My story about the following pictures

    by Wxh6763 | 25th of February, 2014

    It is summertime, very hot. We get up just past five o'clock. A layer of white mist is diffusion on the DongJiang Lake. Which of HuNan province of China. Just after six o 'clock, one fisherman shaking his boat and across in the fog. About half past seven, the sun just begin... More
  • Dreamstime is exciting!

    by Laurentiuz | 13th of February, 2014

    Dear reader! This is my first blog on dreamstime since I am farely "new" in this great community. I started uploading photos in here to earn a little extra pocket change, but I realized that the sells, depends on both quality photos and amount of photos. I am a quite... More
  • Share your experience

    by Augustinasg | 12th of January, 2014

    I am very curious could you tell me guys how many sales made 100$ in your case ? See Article
  • I am a new one here

    by Icyspring | 23rd of December, 2013

    I am a Chinese University student. I like taking photo very much. But I am a new one here. I want to make friends with you and need your experience. If you want to share with me ,you can write on here or send a message to me , Thanks a lot. More
  • Photography Experience of the Pacific Northwest

    by Wildphoto2 | 21st of December, 2013

    My name is Jason and I would like to share my experience with wildlife photography. I have enjoyed taking pictures growing up with film cameras but it wasn’t until digital photography came on the scene for common people that I took an extreme liking to photography. I... More
  • On My Way!

    by Iheartcountryphoto | 20th of December, 2013

    A few months ago I purchased my first "real" camera. I have always loved photographing everything but never thought about doing it for any profit. While online trying to teach myself about photography, I stumbled on the DT website. At first, my thoughts were "stock-what?... More
  • My first DT-experiences

    by Ivanderbiesen | 28th of August, 2013

    First sale, 50 accepted images, becoming exclusive, 100 accepted images, and now 200 accepted images. Little, but significant milestones for a newbie in stock photography. To honor the 200th accepted image I decided to do what I promised myself for the other newbie-milestones:... More
  • 500th upload

    by Phoenixci | 1st of August, 2013

    Like an infant it me a little over 16 moths to walk amongst other photographers, I often state that I am not a pro and I do not consider myself to be at a professional level in my photography, I am still learning and I am happy to see my progression as I gain experience.... More
  • 100+ images online

    by Vennys | 22nd of July, 2013

    I can´t believe that...with my knowledge at the beginning and now, I´m over 100 images online, great feeling. Thank you DT, members and friends as well... See Article
  • Debriefing my first event shoot

    by Chanevy | 25th of May, 2013

    As a long time Toastmaster, I was honored to be asked to be the official photographer at a district convention. Totally unpaid, of course, but it sounded like fun and would be a great learning experience. And boy, did I learn. The good-What I did right: I brought... More
  • Share your experiences!

    by Hanbaoluan | 8th of May, 2013

    What kind of combination in the "DT" on the platform is better? More can improve the download rate of pictures, of course, master standing here, there are a lot of great photographers, I hope you leave your thoughts here and the precious experience, for the "DT" friends... More
  • First photo of night scenes

    by Hongtao926 | 4th of January, 2013

    I shot a lot of night scenes photos before with Canon Powershot S95, but none accepted. Yesterday I had a night scene photos be accepted, and I am very pleased. I spent a long time always shoot bad, and hope that we can share the night scene shooting experience here.... More
  • MY FIRST YEAR WITH DREAMSTIME

    by Cathconvey | 26th of December, 2012

    It’s been a year since I became a Dreamstime contributor – WOW! I remember when I checked out this website for the first time and found so many wonderful photos and illusitrations here! I thought how nice it would be to see my photos here one day… And now my... More
  • 300 Sales....

    by Giannit | 10th of November, 2012

    Hy everyone! I'm really happy because yesterday I've reached 300 sales! My next goal is to reach 300 images online within December 2012. Thanks to all Dreamstime staff & community... More
  • Sage Musings After Reaching Milestone: $10,000 in Earnings

    by Wisconsinart | 27th of October, 2012

    Master to Grasshopper: "When you can snatch pebble from hand, it will be time for you to go." The old television series KUNG FU in many ways mirrors the artist journey, including the genre of photography. KUNG FU was essentially the story of a single journey for discovering... More
  • Tips of the Trade

    by Afagundes | 24th of October, 2012

    Hi Folks, After all the response on my 10.000 sales blog, i decided to write down some tips of the trade, many things you already know, but its always good to emphasize, things I learned from my experience here, some you may know, but has long forgotten, some you may dont... More
  • Sharing my experience as beginner on Dreamstime

    by Ivanbarreto | 16th of October, 2012

    Hi, I'd like to share a little of my experiences with you. After I sold this very first one, in less than one month I got 4 other photos sold (special thanks for the buyers!!!). Now, I start to see a very good future on DT! I realized that there is no secret: just keeping... More
  • The geography of creativity

    by Shmeljov | 18th of September, 2012

    I am still not capable of realizing for myself how effective is it to work in the photography industry in Estonia. For those who does not yet know - Estonia is a small country located in the Northeastern Europe. Its area is comparable with Belgium, however the population... More

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