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  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach... More
  • First set of photos uploaded

    by Spradhandce | 25th of October, 2014

    Today I was really pleased to see the notification that my first set of photos had been accepted and uploaded on DreamsTime. I had been going through the site and looking at some of the popular pics. I was amazed at the quality and realized I have long way to go before... More
  • It happens to you?

    by Adrianacapuccio | 25th of October, 2014

    Hey you, it never happened? I am a new entry to the top and I loaded my files from the web, my images were still days and days pending file. Then .. I found the app Dreamstime and I completed them by the description of the images, and in a few hours the picture was accepted... More
  • Thoughts about the DT Keymaster option

    by Ribe | 25th of October, 2014

    These are my very personal thoughts and experiences about DT's option to have images re-keyworded for the fee of $ 0,60 per image. Is this worth it or not ? Well, let's agree on that even the "greatest image at all" will not sell if no one notice... More
  • Toys for Dummies

    by Zhangle | 25th of October, 2014

    This is a creative whim. I used a dummy to mimic a fairy tale world. At sunset, there are a bunch of sunshine just launched into the lawn, I used a low angle shot this photo, so the characters can seem larger, the sun just illuminated figure's hands, there is a fantastic... More
  • A typical Chinese architectural style

    by Zhangle | 25th of October, 2014

    This is a typical Chinese architectural style. Chinese people like red lanterns lighting at night may also have auspicious meaning, so people like to put it hanging in the doorway. This photo due to the brightness of the sky and the house is not the same, I'm late... More
  • Finally,my first sale.

    by Lawzor | 25th of October, 2014

      Finnaly,after 3 months since i joined Dreamstime,the so called "first sale" arrived.I just want to thank the buyer and to say one more thing,never loose hope,always keep dreaming!Thanks. See Article
  • Keyword Selection

    by Irihodgson | 25th of October, 2014

       First, think about what potential clients are looking for and anticipate what the word is they will use to find your product / image. Talk it out with colleagues and friends to discover what words clients would use when discussing your product. This is a great... More
  • Trip Through the Tetons!

    by Eric1513 | 24th of October, 2014

    The title to this blog is accurate. I didn't just go to the Tetons. Rather, with some good friends, I backpacked "through" the Tetons and had a marvelous 3-day trip. We went 21 miles, hiked over a 10,700 foot pass and saw an abundance of wildlife, including... More
  • Halloween

    by Sysu90 | 24th of October, 2014

    Halloween is a celebration of Celtic origin, taken today by many people in the Western world, spreading it in the nineteenth century by Irish immigrants in the United States. It is celebrated on the night of October 31, although in some countries the celebration date varies... More
  • Bobbin Lace Image 12842887

    by Pettsmary | 24th of October, 2014

    Help! Image no. 12842887 I am trying to find the original design of a Handmade Slovak Bobbin Lace in Shape of a Girl photographed by Mihalcin, identified above. I really really want to do this as she is so lovely. Any ideas?  See Article
  • Dreamlike cruise for dreamstime photos. Part II

    by Ciolca | 24th of October, 2014

    This is the second part of my post regarding the fabulous cruise I had this September. You may find the first part HERE. The first stop was Palermo, the capital of Sicily, Italy. To me the city appeared crowded, dirty and not so much appealing. Here the tips learnt on... More
  • Finally 50!!!! Yay!!!

    by Lelabaggett | 23rd of October, 2014

      I reached the top on this hill as a milestone! I know, I know, I know! It is an ant hill, but it is a hill. This image doesn't look like much, but I like it! I really think it will do great. Yes! Really I do! :o) See Article
  • Hi

    by Adrianacapuccio | 22nd of October, 2014

    Hey guys! I'm a new entry and after a little over a week I sold the first two illustrations! I'm very happy, although I would have preferred to sell a photo =P Below the two illustrations that show sold     Good sales at all! Bye Bye More
  • My first exclusive video bought on Dreamstime.com

    by Sergiubadicu | 22nd of October, 2014

    Hello Everyone! So, I have reason to enjoy, few days ago i sold a exclusive video with 28 credits. I hope in the future to upload more quality video with more relevat theme on community Dreamstime.com and video... "Wedding rings sea"       ... More
  • About cats

    by Alisen | 22nd of October, 2014

    A separate article blog about cats and kittens ^ _ ^ I like these cute animals, and I want to draw them again and again. I has turned to portray a few different cats on postcards, illustrations and images in a vector format. Create a separate collection is still early,... More
  • 135 pictures approved for my first month

    by Gil7416 | 22nd of October, 2014

    I've just started a month ago to upload on Dreamstime and I already have 135 files approved with 90,1% acceptance ratio. My pictures are seen but no sales yet while at the same time on ******** my acceptance ratio is a lot lower but some of my pics have been sold.... More
  • Pumpkin Patch Adventures

    by Project007 | 22nd of October, 2014

    Hello everyone I had the opportunity to go on a pumpkin patch tour this fall and wanted to share the beautiful orange organic pumpkins I found! mageid=45256234]http://www.dreamstime.com/earning_det.php? http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-beautiful-vintage-pumpkin-patch-front-cover-magazine-orange-pumpkins-make-great-autumn-fall-season-image45256234 If you ever come up to the Okanagan Valley I would love to take you on a nature photography tour! This is More
  • Horror Fashion Show

    by Malinash | 22nd of October, 2014

    Fashion is changing every two weeks? Let's stay in trend especially for the last day of October. And we're starting with: Hats Forget about those fancy wide brimmed hats. Forget about fur caps. So overrated. Urban style requires witch hats, accessorized... More

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