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  • Give It Away

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of January, 2009

    The idea of free images makes the budget minded sing and some artists cringe. How can it be a good idea to give away what you are trying to sell? On the one hand is the sanctity of the copyright. On the other is the spirit of the Internet and an age-old marketing ploy: the... 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
  • Beginnings In Microstock I

    by Guernica | 20th of July, 2014

    As someone who is just taking my first tentative steps into the world of stock images, I am of course wondering what sort of images are most likely to be accepted. I would really prefer to not waste my time on images that really have no chance of being accepted due to the... More
  • Why should I bother with contests?

    by Inyrdreams | 12th of June, 2014

    Another contest? should I enter? should I even bother? Contests are very interesting... they are created for a lot of different reasons, the biggest most likely being that they give manufacturers a wonderful data base of names and addresses and data about you, which... More
  • The Beauty and Bustle of Taiwan Night Markets

    by Imagesbykenny | 12th of June, 2014

    Last year there was article on CNN Go about the best things about Taiwan. The night markets here were on top of the list. The night markets are like outdoor bazaars with cheap clothing shops as well as lots of snack food vendors selling traditional foods such as stinky... More
  • A picture of theatre is worth a dictionary

    by Litadoolan | 10th of May, 2014

    With a midnight deadline (tonight!) I am rustling together the 50 words for a Fringe brochure listing, that will best describe my show (a drama set in Famagusta, Cyprus examining divisions when two ex pat brits cannot cross to the South after being part of an anti fracking... More
  • Contributors shape the market!

    by Mani33 | 24th of November, 2013

    I'm writing this blog because I believe there is wave of strange behavior from some contributors that is affecting the Microstocks Market in a way or another. This concerns everyone, but specially non exclusive photographers or those who might think of being non exclusives... More
  • World Markets Collection

    by Yorgy67 | 10th of November, 2013

    Hello to everyone! Opened a new collection "World markets" Looking forward to see some nice and unusual shots from all of you! Here is the referral link: http://www.dreamstime.com/markets-around-the-world-rcollection21885-resi5738200 Awaiting for you:) More
  • Pro France with the Provence!

    by Studioportosabbia | 18th of September, 2013

    One of my favorite countries in Europe is France. I must admit I wasn't very keen on France till I visited its most beautiful area: the Provence. Here's an impression of the Southern part of France, known for it's lavender fields (near Sault)... More
  • Market Square events

    by Kamell | 3rd of September, 2013

    The main market square in Kraków – the main old town square Krakow, regular, square, at the confluence of the 11 streets, laid out in 1257. To the East from the main square to trace the small market (secondary market) The main market takes four quarters of the city lokowanego... More
  • Concept and editorial market

    by Lenutaidi | 24th of August, 2013

    Hi!! Sometimes quality supplementation quantity,sometimes quantity supplementation quality.Was talk and talk more about the concept in stock.Because that brings sale, concept and conceptual. But also some editorial stock bring sales,and you know that. Editorial with... More
  • Photo Market

    by Lenutaidi | 12th of August, 2013

    Hi!! Yeah.....Lately I have seen increasingly more photographers who want to earn money from their passion for photography and want to try to sell stock images. Thank you,DT for this opportunity to increase my income! Which photos sell / buy better stock in 2013?? With... More
  • 3rd Collection goes public!Food market and Favorite delicacies

    by Mangalika | 4th of August, 2013

    They say that the way a good aroma from your neighbor's kitchen can attract you, similarly a good food photo can also provoke the foodie in you. True it is. So here goes my collection for the foodie in us!I am sure each one of you surely has something to share for this... More
  • How to increase image views?

    by Teeimagination | 13th of May, 2013

    Increasing image views seems to be the hardest part about stock photography. I mean among millions and millions of images how does a photographer get their pictures to be viewed? I come from a Marketing background. I studied advertisement in school. I have years of experience... More
  • Christmas Markets

    by Digikhmer | 19th of January, 2013

    Strasbourg is European Oriented City located at the Est of France, near the border of Germany. I was living in the region for more that 8 years before moving to a wet and rainy country in the North for a new job. Every year Strasbourg expected to... More
  • Christmas in Berlin

    by Torasnapsfr | 11th of January, 2013

    Christmas in Berlin is a very magical time. I had always wanted to visit when they had the markets (around 60 throughout Berlin I believe) with their spiced wine, sausages and Gingerbread. This year I got my chance. Who could have thought that I could take so many photos... More
  • Ford Phaeton

    by Lenutaidi | 7th of January, 2013

    What do you say about this car? See Article
  • Free marketing for your Christmas images and illustrations

    by Chanevy | 30th of November, 2012

    I have decided that it would be a great idea to attract some BUYERS to my stock photo page. The best way to do this is to have some AWESOME stuff available there (via a link to DT) So....put your Christmas collections together as a collection or lightbox and post a... More
  • A Collection of a Few of My Favourite Things.. Tasty Markets & Insects

    by Dash76 | 13th of October, 2012

    I have often looked at people making collections and wondered if there was any merit in it so, I have decided to make my own. The big question has been what the collection should be about so I looked at my photos to see if I had favourite, sub-conscious DT subject. It turns... More
  • 3 Quick Tips to Market for More Downloads

    by Chanevy | 28th of May, 2012

    Just like some people think that anyone with a decent camera can point, shoot, and create a great image, some photographers seem to think that great images should somehow sell themselves. It's true that sites like DT take a lot of the burden of marketing off our shoulders,... More

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