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  • A rose by any other name would not sell as sweet

    by Tangie | 28th of April, 2009

    As stated in my previous articles, a crucial stage in thinking up your uploads is to step in your buyer's shoes: what do buyers need and what are they searching for? Or, most importantly, how do they search for our files? I have seen other users have also addressed this topic.... More
  • Goodbye

    by Ellenboughn | 23rd of February, 2009

    It’s been two years and one month and well over a hundred blogs written since I joined Dreamstime. But now it is time to say goodbye as I move on to finish writing a book that continues the themes of my blogs to be published by an imprint of Random House and to concentrate... More
  • Ups and Downs

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of October, 2008

    Images that reflect the current turmoil in world financial markets and it's impact on key industries will be in the news and show up in print and online for months (years?) to come whether the economy plunges further or rebounds quickly. What goes up, must come down but... More
  • The New Commuters

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of July, 2008

    Commuter patterns have changed dramatically over the past few months as individuals cut back on driving both to save gas money and to protect the environment just as other countries such as India and China begin a love affair with the automobile. Both of these events have... More
  • 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
  • Snow: Real or Instant?

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of October, 2007

    How do you make it snow when it doesn’t? Hands down, the real stuff is best but sometimes you have to fake it There are all manner of tricks. There is phony snow that is mixed with water and some swear by instant mashed potato flakes. A discussion about the merits of various... More
  • Working Together

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of September, 2007

    As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again. Styles in furniture... More
  • First days in Photoland

    by Tangie | 12th of July, 2007

    Equipped with fairly good knowledge of words, strong sense of humour, gripping onto reality, sometimes wandering through alternatives, chattering all the time, a habit she still can’t get rid of, Alice stumbled upon photography with genuine and untrained eyes. Never wanting... More
  • Springtime

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of March, 2007

    A few Christmas images have been downloaded in the last few days. Seasonal images are often put into play many months prior to the actual time of year. The conundrum is that the best time to shoot seasonal images is after the images have reached their peak download... More
  • Hi

    by Adrianacapuccio | 22nd of October, 2014

    Hey guys! I'm a new entry and after a little over a week I sold the first two illustrations! I'm very happy, although I would have preferred to sell a photo =P Below the two illustrations that show sold     Good sales at all! Bye Bye More
  • My first exclusive video bought on Dreamstime.com

    by Sergiubadicu | 22nd of October, 2014

    Hello Everyone! So, I have reason to enjoy, few days ago i sold a exclusive video with 28 credits. I hope in the future to upload more quality video with more relevat theme on community Dreamstime.com and video... "Wedding rings sea"       ... More
  • 135 pictures approved for my first month

    by Gil7416 | 22nd of October, 2014

    I've just started a month ago to upload on Dreamstime and I already have 135 files approved with 90,1% acceptance ratio. My pictures are seen but no sales yet while at the same time on ******** my acceptance ratio is a lot lower but some of my pics have been sold.... More
  • A Field of Daisies against the Blue Summer Sky

    by Chriskiely | 21st of October, 2014

      The field of freshly opened daisies, dwarfed against the blue sky, tempts me to jump amidst the flowers, skipping with excitement as I smell their sweet perfume. I lie and roll among the flowers and stare up to the sky, watching with wonder the puffy white clouds ever... More
  • First Accepted Photo!

    by Rayzer1 | 21st of October, 2014

    My first blog here (though I've got, like, five elsewhere!) but I just want to chronicle my experience on Dreamstime. Starting out hopeful, although I did send a question off to admin to ask if I have to do my own marketing and the answer was yes. So, maybe I'll put these... More
  • Do we need a CPL Filter?

    by And19sv | 18th of October, 2014

    For thoose that don't know what a CPL filter [circular polarizer filter] is, I will try to explain what is it's purpose and you can decide on your own if you need it. Let's imagine this: "You just came back from your vacation on the seaside and you download your pictures... More
  • Stormy Day Transforms World to Black and White

    by Martynelson | 13th of October, 2014

    Bright sunshine may make it easier to capture images in vivid colors. But sometimes interesting photos are shot on cloudy and stormy days.    Idaho's Redfish Lake and Sawtooth Mountains are cast into a Black and White world following a Rain Storm.   ... More
  • First 10 sales!

    by Dahlskoge | 8th of October, 2014

    Nothing solves a dearth of ideas like an increase in sales! The best motivation is undeniably appreciation. Since I moved to Los Angeles about 2 months ago I have been establishing monthly goals to overcome in terms of portfolio expansion, and so far I have been doing... More
  • Vote for me! Vote the diva of selfie!

    by Brocko | 8th of October, 2014

    After several attempts i managed to have one picture accepted to the assignment, so i'm trying to grab the big fish... /cheers   See Article
  • First tentative steps with models

    by Katey997 | 4th of October, 2014

    Thought I' ll have a go at shooting people, with a camera that is lol before you arks. It started with mum and her sister, I find it odd slightly as I, m use to animals, people are so much more difficult as they know the camera is there, all I said was take no notice of... More
  • Woohoo! My First Sale! So exciting!!!

    by Rhbabiak13 | 2nd of October, 2014

    I awoke to a pleasant surprise this morning. My first sale. This is the picture that will always go down as my first sale.   See Article

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