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  • Why engage in microstock?

    by Res2500 | 21st of July, 2010

    The main message of microstock sites is: “Why would you let your photos pick the dust on your harddisk? Put them out for sale and earn money.” When that would be the main reason for an amateur photographer to engage in microstock photography, disappointment will not be... More
  • For Every Microstock Artist

    by Radivoje | 5th of July, 2010

    Hey everyone! Here is another useful link for everyone who contribute on micro stock sites. Thought I share it with you! HERE IT IS. " Make micro stock Macro Job" More
  • Keywording Tool

    by Radivoje | 4th of July, 2010

    Useful tool for adding suitable keywords for your photos or illustrations. Yuri Arcurs -the best selling microstock artist, programmers, design a web-based system that makes keywording your images with high quality keywords as simple as can be. Here is the link, CHECK IT... More
  • finally 100 sales

    by Yuritz | 11th of June, 2010

    Ten months later,sounds like lots of time,I finally reach the 100 sales;if I think I'm not a photographer and I start learning and looking to increase my knowledge about photography around an year ago...well,I should be proud of the result. Never had the time to go to... More
  • Finally, the 1000 images milestone

    by Gnohz | 3rd of June, 2010

    Finally, after a long journey, I managed to reach 1000 submitted images on most of my online portfolios including Dreamstime and a few other microstock sites that I regularly submit to. It has been quite a journey ever since I joined microstock. Microstock has also provided... More
  • Seminar on Microstock Photography for Romanians

    by Igabriela | 9th of April, 2010

    At the end of the month, more exactly on 23 April, a small seminar on microstock photography will take place in Danube Delta with the theme "Dedicat stock sau adaptarea subiectelor obisnuite pentru stock?". For the Romanian photographers who still didn't get a hang... More
  • Poetry for the Struggling Microstocker

    by Komar | 2nd of April, 2010

    If we submit images, inevitably we are going to get rejections. From these rejections we learn how to improve and our acceptance ratio over time, should start to increase. However, this process for many of us is a tough one, as there are numerous reasons for our images not... More
  • Most popular images - why, when, how

    by Nikitu | 30th of March, 2010

    Every person who is at least half serious about microstock will, at some point, open the page that lists the most popular images on Dreamstime. It is a well known fact we inspire from each other's success images but what works for some not always works for others. In... More
  • Does wildlife photography sell as Microstock

    by Visceralimage | 26th of March, 2010

    I have read on the message boards and on other forums, wildlife photography does not sell well as microstock; people photos and concepts sell better. I have been on DT for a month, I have been uploading files nearly every day. Of course, I started with zero files... More
  • 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

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