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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 period.... More
  • Assignment winner

    by Sanshams | 28th of July, 2015

    Wow !!!! I finally won my first assignement on dreamstime. I can not believe it and I'm so happy. Thanks to everyone who voted my file.   See Article
  • My first 100 photos online !!!

    by Julietta24 | 28th of July, 2015

    I started working with DT at the beginning of this year and a couple of months my first photo (beautiful gray cat) have been sold!   I set a goal to load 100 images, and today I have fulfilled this goal !!!   Now I put the goal is to make more interesting photos... More
  • First tiff credits sale

    by Andreistancu | 28th of July, 2015

    This afternoon i had a big surprise to see my first tiff sale on credits :) The filling that worth doing that "thing" was nice :) I hope it's not the last!   See Article
  • 6 More to Go

    by Maryrosemarapia | 28th of July, 2015

    Six more to go before reaching 50 images online, so happy.. Finally really close to be qualified to apply as DT Exclusive.   See Article
  • My first stock photos

    by Fotopacza | 27th of July, 2015

    Hi, I'd like to share with You a short tale about my first two stock phtotos. Unfortunately still without sale. First one is macro - very nice vintage metal flower, which is an element of an old rusty gateway between the old Warsaw church the name Św. Katarzyny and it's... More
  • My first photo sold on Dreamstime

    by Cristinamehe | 25th of July, 2015

    Hello everybody! Yesterday I sold my first photo on Dreamstime. I am really happy and excited about it because I am new at this so I found it encouraging. Nice to see all these wonderful photos on the website. Good luck to you all!   Cristina More
  • MY FIRST SALE WITH DREAMSTIME

    by Innose | 24th of July, 2015

    Incredible, incredible sincerely. My first sale with dreamstime immediately gives 17 sales. Just wonderful. Magnificent record. THANK YOU very much to dreamstime forever. Happiness is found nowhere else on DREAMSTIME  See Article
  • My First Sale!

    by Beng32 | 24th of July, 2015

    A bit of a cliche making a blog about my first sale, but I don't care I've waited almost three months. I don't believe in premonitions or anything like that, but last night I had a dream that I made my first sale, then the very next day... When I first started on Dreamstime... More
  • $30,000 Milestone

    by Mrallen | 24th of July, 2015

    Hi everyone I've just passed a significant milestone : $30,000 in Total Earnings. My Statistics as of today (24th July 15) are: Total Earnings: $30,004.04 Total Sales: 21,799 Uploads: 7252... More
  • My First Sale on DT

    by Maryrosemarapia | 22nd of July, 2015

    Yeppeyyyyy When i wake up today and took my phone i saw the words of " You got one sale on Dreamstime " Wow it was amazing and makes my eyes big haha, I was so happy.. Since i started here last month i was wondering how DT works, i couldn't figure out and started getting... More
  • My first sale!!!!

    by Markechristian | 22nd of July, 2015

    Weeeeeeeeeeeeee!!! My first sell!!! I just got back from a vacation to San Francisco and Santa Rosa. I logged in to see the status of some uploads and noticed the earnings balance. I've never been so happy to make $0.35 in my life. :-) I took this shot while walking... More

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