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  • Excitement

    by Shardon | 23rd of March, 2010

    Well, I was just thinking about microstock. I started on this business as a hobby (it still is a hobby) on 2005 with my first camera, an Olympus E300 and since then, I literally done nothing. I uploaded 10-20 photos on 1-2 sites and totally forgot them. I got some little... More
  • 10 Steps To Getting Started In The Microstock Industry

    by Smudgechris | 16th of March, 2010

    I've been going over and over these in the last week, chopping and changing but I think I've narrowed it down to ten. Bearing in mind I'm no pro in this field just yet, these are the steps I took in order to get myself in a position where I feel confident to start taking... More
  • I didn't believe it was possible

    by Chefron | 15th of March, 2010

    Some years ago, I was called by a microstock editor who wanted to have my pictures on his website. The guy wanted to pay me 15% of commission over the pictures sold. I really thought about it and asked him to explain me better about the structure of his image bank and how... More
  • Pixmac

    by Charlydamart | 2nd of March, 2010

    Hi to all! I have found a new page on stock photography: www.********.com I don't know if it is real, but there you can see some of your pictures... I guess it's real, because it say "powered by dreamstime". I think it's a good idea to increase the dreamstime... More
  • From stock photo hobbyist to microstock pro

    by Helix7 | 16th of February, 2010

    Browse any microstock message board and you will find countless discussions about turning your microstock hobby into a career. Let's face it; this is a fun business to be a part of and if it is at all possible to turn it into a career, we would all jump at the opportunity.... More
  • Assisted walking

    by Melastmohican | 4th of February, 2010

    This photo become quite popular across all agencies I am submitting. For me it is a proof it was done right. It was whole family collaboration, I am on a picture with my daughter Maya and my wife took a picture. See Article
  • What is Micro 4/3rds?

    by Bradcalkins | 19th of January, 2010

    Micro four thirds has been around for a bit now, but seems to be getting a lot of interest since the Olympus EP-1, EP-2 and Panasonic GF-1 were announced. After winning one of the assignments here recently I decided to splurge and get a Panasonic GF1 to replace my Canon... More
  • The importance of copyrighting your images.

    by Groovychick69 | 17th of January, 2010

    The importance of copyrighting your images. It may take a little extra time to copyright your vector and photographic images and no one wants to hear that. Isn't writing the description and thinking of relevant keywords for your images hard enough? But spending a few extra... More
  • My October stats

    by Rangpl | 26th of November, 2009

    I'm late with this post and November report coming soon, but couldn't find the time due to lot of work. Anyways i'm happy to announce that there was again positive switch from my September earnings at Dreamstime. Short stats for October 2009: * +... More
  • Market is OK! Want To See?!

    by Mani33 | 24th of November, 2009

    Hi everybody, I just want you all to feel OK about the micro-stock market cause as a buyer my self, I'm happy to tell you that I have reached over 200 downloads! More than 100 downloads within a month! And I am one among many that are active day and night! I have posted... More
  • Another new collection

    by Patl | 1st of November, 2009

    I decided to create yet another new collection this AM. It is called... Close up photos Let me know if you would like me to add any of your photos to the collection. I would like macros, micros, or very high quality cose ups. Please limit to one photo / contributor. More
  • Stop the Whining!

    by Antloft | 27th of October, 2009

    There seems to be a lot of whining at the moment in the 'blogesphere' about how crap microstock is and how it's killing the industry, notably from stock professionals. As a pro graphic designer, I can feel their pain to a point as with the advances in computing and software... More
  • Statistics in my blog

    by Saniphoto | 20th of October, 2009

    This week I report in my blog the first of a series of basic statistics to analyze some aspects of my microstock activity. I believe that everybody of us has own kind of numbers you look at, personally not being a big fan of numbers, mostly I try to look at the global... More
  • Adventures in Microstock/Handy Tips

    by Ponytail1414 | 13th of October, 2009

    Your new images have been approved and are probably online by now! You were up till 2am honing and polishing them, carefully keywording, and making sure there is ZERO DIGITAL NOISE BECAUSE WE ALL KNOW WHAT HAPPENS TO NOISY PHOTOS DON'T WE. You go to Dreamstime to see... More
  • Good morning, Dreamstime!

    by Acies | 3rd of October, 2009

    I'm pleased to meet the Dreamstime community! As you all can imagine, i'm brand new on this site! Well, what can i say, i'm , from Turin, and i like photography a lot. Eventually i decided to try to sell my few works trough the very occasion represented by microstock. I'... More
  • Keywording

    by Arcobaleno | 29th of September, 2009

    Hi guys, I have more or less the same portfolio uploaded on different microstock sites. The same images (with the same keywords) on DT have a very low number or visits if compared with the other sites. Do you have noticed the same thing? bye nikoniano P.S.: sorry... More
  • Reasons to be an exclusive photographer

    by Charlydamart | 29th of September, 2009

    I am in microstocks photography since last summer, and when I startes I registered in all websites I found. In less than 6 months I have discovered why it’s better to be an exclusive photographer (obviously in Dreamstime). Here you have my reasons: 1.You’ll get better... More
  • The Beginners Guide to Food Photograph

    by Rinderart | 24th of September, 2009

    The second in the beginners guide series has arrived. 260 pages of Images,Diagrams, recipes and Lighting setups. We have Also bundled the 2 books together at a reduced Price. Please go to www.rindersmithphotography.com for ordering information and Thanks so much for making... More
  • The crux of micro stock

    by Mossel | 23rd of September, 2009

    I was able to get about 30 shots accepted the past 7 weeks but without any sales. It is a bit demoralizing after you have put it a lot of hard work. Although I love landscape and water scape photography I have decided not to proceed with it because it is so difficult to communicate... More
  • Fresh blood .1

    by Rangpl | 17th of September, 2009

    It's time to introduce new stars I've selected those i like most: Candy - Logo design for kids club or nursery. SPICES OF MOROCCO - Spices of morocco in medina Marrakesh TORRENT OF WORDS - Happy smiling man surrounded by words,... More

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