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  • Graffiti In Hong Kong China

    by Tungtung1107 | 12th of November, 2015

    Do You Believe that. There have a Graffiti in Industrial Zone?     Yes. That's it. In Hong Kong. There have a street call How Ming Street. At 71 How Ming Street , Kwun Tong, Hong Kong. And You can Find it in Google Map Street View. you can see the view Location... More
  • Get to know the birds of Turkey - 14

    by Hyperbiker | 7th of November, 2015

    Hello all, After a very long period, I'm back in the blogs with the queen of birds: MUTE SWAN - CYGNUS OLOR   The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia. Adults of this... More
  • Free images section. Worth it? (long story short)

    by Maxsp | 5th of November, 2015

    Today I received from Dreamstime an email notification about my images that was 3 years without a sold. I went there and saw many i took in Norway and left some for free section. One of them was a bit difficult, because I saw potential in be sold.. Then I left it.. ... More
  • Up and away, keys to success on Dreamstime.

    by Clewisleake | 3rd of November, 2015

    Been on Dreamstime a few years now and I can say there's no magic formula to selling images, in other words sales don't explode by reaching any certain approval rating or having a certain amount of images in your portfolio, I believe that the 80% approval rating sales kicker... More
  • 2001 images online!

    by Babar760 | 3rd of November, 2015

    And 7400 sold. It took a while but now it's going faster because I know better what sells. I also know exactly what DT wants as far as technical issues. The secret is being selective and not uploading everything I shoot. Quality vs quantity, that is the secret. Heading for... More
  • With a warm ... History of one photoshoot

    by Vagengeym | 31st of October, 2015

    October 2014. As I recall, it was the first experience for me with the new master of beauty Alexandra. Image, or rather the makeup, long discussed, specified the items to the shooting and during the preparation of the model is directly in the dressing room.   I wanted... More
  • Eliminating color can add drama and romance to your pictures.

    by Chanevy | 19th of October, 2015

    Why shoot in black and white when there are so many wonderful colors in the world? Shooting in black and white or for conversion to black and white forces you to really zero in on the light and shadow in your image and can add a lot of drama. On a recent trip to the... More
  • Let's Say Hi To My Kitty. My First Model

    by Tungtung1107 | 19th of October, 2015

    My First Model was approved by my first DSLR He is a cat of individuality In his mind. He is a king & we are Slaves It's a cool cat! Bow Tie Look My Baby Kitty - Scottish Fold Cat. called Ar Mai.    In chinese mean - little sister    More
  • Halloween in the USA

    by Inyrdreams | 16th of October, 2015

    It's that spooky time of year when ghosts and witches show up at our door step, werewolves and zombies stagger down the street, and spider webs with occasional spiders grace even the cleanest of homes. Halloween can be fun, scary, spooky, exciting, and a great time to grab... More
  • The Yi peng Lanna International festival

    by Pushmeagain | 4th of October, 2015

    The Yi peng Lanna International arranges at Tudongkhasathan Lanna where is the backside of Maejo University about 13 kilometers outside Chiangmai town , Thailand. Tourist can takes a red mini-bus to there.              Inside the festival area tourist... More
  • Journey to my first Editorial License

    by Jyotiprdeka | 30th of September, 2015

      It took up to five rejections to finally get one of my photo selected for Editorial License. Initially I was uploading macro shots, but none got selected. The reason was pretty simple. You need something special and newsworthy. Some of the rejections were the best photos... More
  • The 2000 club, I am in

    by Leswrona | 28th of September, 2015

         Many photographers are writing blogs about their personal milestones, so I decided to write a bit about my experiences as a stock photographer after reaching 2000 images at Dreamstime. I have been with Dreamstime since year 2000, shortly after I have switched from... More
  • First post - About taking the metro

    by Isakwiklund | 27th of September, 2015

    So, this is the first blogpost i've written. Since i find it intriguing getting started with stock photography, i thought i could just as well get started writing a post once in a while too, and hopefully get some new ideas from other members. I will just share something... More
  • I just made 50 sales

    by Sauleancristian | 25th of September, 2015

    At the recommendation of a friend, I did Dreamstime account. The first 3 months I did not loading photos. Now I try to upload at least 50 pictures per month. Yesterday I just made 50 sales. Special thanks those who bought those images, and Dreamstime for this opportunity!... More
  • Mini milestone

    by Igorsinkov | 21st of September, 2015

    In a past two months, things got changed and I decided to become full time stock photographer. I've uploaded about 80 photos for two months and I'm waiting for the first sale for a long time. I'm excited and still learning and practicing to become a successful stock photographer.... More
  • Soon to reach 300 - where do I go next?

    by Raulbaldean | 21st of September, 2015

    I am an older contributor but only recently I took thing a bit more serious. I had uploaded my first pics in 2009 pics and just waited to see what would happen to them. Things became interesting last year when I decided to upload more. Eventually I had more sales so I decided... More
  • The world of walls

    by Leswrona | 18th of September, 2015

            When the Berlin Wall was torn down more than a quarter-century ago, there were still 16 border fences around the world. Today, there are 65 walls either completed or under construction according to Quebec University research.        I have... More
  • My picture was saled ! hoho~

    by Leileixcc | 18th of September, 2015

    Hello! My readers! Yesterday, I found that one of my photos was dowdloaded and I got $0.35! I was so exciting! That is the first revenue by saling my photos! I love photography very much. It really encourages me! Thank you that one who download it! And I upload several... More
  • 300 IMAGES IN PORTFOLIO - MILESTONE

    by Ragnarphoto | 16th of September, 2015

    Hello! Finally! My portfolio is 300 images. I`m contributor on Dreamstime about one year. This is my 1st photo on Dreamstime approved 12 August 2014:    This is Castle in Pieskowa Skala in Ojcowski National Park in Poland. This is the 300th image, approved yesterday... More
  • In the relentless pursuit of images....

    by Clewisleake | 15th of September, 2015

    I know the motto, "quality versus quantity", but I can't help but to think that the larger my portfolio is and the more diverse it is, the more chances I have for sales. I'm constantly in pursuit of interesting and useful images to expand my portfolio. As I carry on with... More

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