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  • 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
  • 7 sales...so far

    by Fike2308 | 20th of May, 2014

    Probably not very impressive to all of the professionals who use this website but for someone who just developed an interested in photography one year ago I am pretty pleased to have made any sales at all. I'd like to one day post a blog about 100 sales and then one about... More
  • 100 images uploaded....

    by Gavinp101 | 20th of March, 2014

    Hi All, Just past milestone number 1 100 images online. I joined in 2010 but for lots of reasons did not start uploading untill July 2013..oh well...wish I had started earlier. I still have lots to learn, not just taking a photo but to create a photo and post processing... More
  • My epiphany in Reno

    by Gmargittai | 31st of December, 2013

    Like many other people we went on a short trip during the holidays. We went to Reno Nevada, a place that is famous for its casinos and it is also located very close to the Sierra Mountains, the skiing capital of California. We are less into gambling and more into skiing.... More
  • Money for nothing?

    by Osmar01 | 14th of December, 2013

    With 20 photographs sold I reached the first small goal! Overcome the barrier of $ 100, what to expect in the future? A great desire to try again and have fun with the camera. We are in the race? See Article
  • Contemplating the move to mirrorless

    by Gina rothfels | 4th of January, 2013

    I recently wrote an article entitled Are Mirrorless Cameras the Future of Digital Photography? which I've published on HubPages. I've read a lot about mirrorless cameras, including Brad Calkins' blog post Micro Four Thirds hitting its stride, which makes a very strong... More
  • Reflecting on a Year with Dreamstime

    by Sunguy | 13th of November, 2012

    Although I joined Dreamstime in the summer of 2011, it wasn’t until the fall that I became exclusive and started to give it some serious effort. Looking back on my first year with Dreamstime I feel content. I have over 550 images on line with over 200 sales ranging from... More
  • Milestone - 800 sales !

    by TMarchev | 11th of October, 2012

    Today I made the 800th sale and Total revenue: $1,761.15$... I want to thanks to Dreamstime and all buyers. Dreamstime helped me to buy the new Intel i7 3770 processor and a bunch of other things that I need to grow in the future. Thanks again and I wish success to other... More
  • Close to my first goal

    by Dandomanski | 20th of September, 2012

    Hi i created account long time ago but wasn't been so motivated to upload files couse my first 5 images had no views for long time. Some of my work/fun i put here are photos that was shot and then i thought after "this one i can upload". I read a lot and know that success... More
  • Upgrade

    by Williamardrey | 6th of July, 2012

    I'm looking to upgrade my digital SLR to a more professional model. I have looked at some cameras online and like (on paper) the Sony alpha A850, and some of the Nikon cameras. I would like suggestions as to what would be a good camera to possess for my future in professional... More
  • Finally, 500 uploads!

    by Billysiew | 5th of March, 2012

    Finally, I have reached to a new milestone, 500 uploads! and here is the 500th image: DT, thank you for accepting my 500 images and giving me such a wonderful platform not only to share but to sell my images. Thanks to all buyers and photographers in DT for giving... More
  • 2012 - in the sign of maya

    by Cglightning | 12th of December, 2011

    What will happens after the 21th Dezember 2012, when the maya calendar ends? I think nothing special. We will get enough time to destroy our planet by ourself without mystic help... ;o/ (Sorry for my english) See Article
  • From a cotton reel to Muffins

    by Llareggub | 31st of October, 2011

    In 117 Sales :D It has been a jolly good weekend for kme here at dreamstime, I had been hovering close to my first payout since last week and what do you know the sales dried up, but this weekend I sold three and broke through that elusive 100 USD mark :D I initially... More
  • Things aren't always as they appear...

    by Peanutroaster | 26th of October, 2011

    Sometimes photographs take on a strange journey before becoming a stock photography. Take this background abstract image of black, blue and white. Would you believe this started out as my son's Halloween costume? This year he wanted to be sort of a Tron like futuristic... More
  • Future entrance hall Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

    by Cbomers | 4th of September, 2011

    The reopening of Rijksmuseum has been delayed untill 2013. In a facelift resembling modernizations at Paris' Louvre and Gare d'Orsay museums, the 19th century Rijksmuseum, is getting a giant new underground entrance hall. During the last weekend of August the public... More
  • Time to level 5

    by Bradcalkins | 24th of July, 2011

    As time marches forward I find it interesting to see which of my images will become my top sellers. Some you kind of know right away, while others come out of nowhere... I did a little bit of number crunching to see if it is clear cut right from the start, and if they... More
  • What's the future of microstock industry? Where is microstock going?

    by Titania1980 | 9th of July, 2011

    I would really appreciate your opinions on this matter, fellow dreamstimers (contributors, photogs, illustrators or admins). I have some thinkings that I can't get out of my head... Stock photography began around 2004, when the first digital cameras were becoming very... More
  • 600 uploads!!!!

    by Angelaravaioli | 19th of May, 2011

    I finally reached the 600 loads. However, I must say that my sales are still a few, have patience! Hello to all friends in Dreamstime! See Article
  • Incredibly Networked

    by Thefinalmiracle | 14th of April, 2011

    Today I was sitting down wondering what to do from tomorrow. Well for some reason the co-incidence was that it is a kind of a new year for us. A festival called Gudi Padwa. I said why not think about a work reform seriously. The first thing I decided was to cut down my computer... More
  • Open the Eyes for Photography

    by Gleidsongato | 12th of February, 2011

    Open my eyes for photography was not an easy thing to do, i had my first camera when i was 7 years old, was passion on first sight, but unfortunaly my live took another direction, and here i am back into photography, after 18 years my eyes are open to a new way of seen... More

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