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  • Booked Up

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of December, 2008

    Writing recently about a decrease in vacation time among the world’s travelers for ’09, I have been keeping my eyes out for what the trend watchers think we will be doing in our downtime and what visual opportunities this will offer. I was surprised to learn that reading... More
  • 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 own work.... More
  • Six months on Dreamstime with 350 uploads

    by Agarwalrobin | 26th of May, 2016

    Hello Friends, I have been doing photography as a hobby and I realized that dreamstime is a best platform to highlight my photography skills. Now my next goal is to get sales with more uploads!! Sharing images from my most recent photo shoots:      ... More
  • My first hundred pictures

    by Alessandrarc1 | 19th of March, 2016

    I became a contributor mid- Dec 2015 and at the time I had about 40 pictures in my "stock" that I uploaded. Since then it has been a marathon of about 10 pictures a week, sometimes less. I think my favorite of all is a snapshot I took last summer when I was driving up to... More
  • Photographic time update

    by Lightpro | 14th of February, 2016

    Just a follow-up for those of you who read my blog on photography time. I have started to carry my camera with me more often. This photo of my best friend Brady came from the weekly trip to the dog park. this seems to be a model rich environment and the puppies don't mind... More
  • Beautiful photos

    by Popsidoodle | 4th of February, 2016

    A photographer is invited to a dinner party. When he arrives the hostess says, "I've seen your beautiful photos. You must have a very good camera." After the meal she says to the photographer, "How did you like your dinner?" He responds, "It was delicious, you must have... More
  • One small step

    by Thanakrits15 | 21st of January, 2016

    Tuesday, the 19th seemed to be just like any other day, with some lecture, papers, and all the fun stuff that comes with university life. But that morning was also the first time I have ever had a sale on dreamstime! It was only for 58 cents, at an "extrasmall" resolution.... More
  • 300th accepted photo!!

    by Deming9120 | 1st of January, 2016

    Have finally reached my 300th upload today, on 1st January 2016!! I have been doing photography for 6 years as a hobby (with 3 years as a freelance professional photographer), and I haven been paying much attention to stock photography despite having been on... More
  • Recap last year & select photos for next years calendar

    by Shubhashish5 | 27th of December, 2015

    At end of the year its the time to look back last years photos & select a dozen of them for next year calendar which will make its way to my desk.. January:   February:   March:   April:   May:   June:   July:   August:   September:... More
  • First assignment approval and how it happened!

    by Vogonify | 1st of December, 2015

    I've tried to get images selected for assignments, but had never succeeded. Until now. The "Retro Look" call for assignments was of great interest to me. This was like an open invitation to get iphone or android app processed images or even Lomo-ish images out into the competition,... More
  • Ease on down the road

    by Bartdierickx | 15th of November, 2015

    Dear contributors, Still a beginner, yet I feel things are changing. I do not have sales yet on Dreamstime. But Dreamstime is helping me in other ways. So to all other beginners, do not fret if you're selling nothing. Dreamstime can still be of use somehow. I know... More
  • Getting the grips

    by Bartdierickx | 16th of October, 2015

    Dear Fellow contributors, and designers, It's been a month since I decided to start creating illustrations and, since I wrote my previous blog post. I feel I can still learn a lot more. So far I illustrated 15 images, and generated no sales. I feel like I do not comprehend... More
  • Happy Halloween

    by Shaereemukherjee | 15th of October, 2015

    Halloween is almost here. I have uploaded some spooky illustrations and vectors. Take a look at my Halloween collection. A spooky Halloween wallpaper screaming "Happy Halloween"   Wicked pumpkins..   Another pumpkin with a witch hat..   Black cat with a... More
  • Embarking on a rookie's quest

    by Bartdierickx | 16th of September, 2015

    Hello Fellow contributors, designers, I decided to write a short blog to introduce myself. I am someone who has been gifted with good illustration skills and decided, for the first time in my life, to try and make a little coin out of it. While googling I stumbled upon... More
  • Complete ready projects!

    by Korat_cn | 7th of September, 2015

    There are so many beautiful illustrations now on Dreamstime site that being on the market seems to be difficult. The goal is to put new ideas and new services for art-buyers on our portfolios. Illustrations have to be technically perfect, artistic, pretty, cute (ok, that'... More
  • Soap bubble bokehs

    by Vjrithwik | 21st of July, 2015

    In the recent times an old time lens from Meyer-Optik stable started gaining popularity among the new generation photographers. It was not for its sharpness or corner to corner resolving power. No nothing related to how modern days lens is assessed. But the popularity was... More
  • the Canadian Rockies secured my first 50 Images online!

    by Sam20140218 | 17th of July, 2015

    It has been a big learning curve to see what images were refused and which images were sold, however I am very happy that I now finally reached my target of 50 files online. I am working hard to increase my approval ratio and hopefully reach my next target of 50 images sold... More
  • Bangkok, Thailand : Victory monument

    by Gewwer | 21st of June, 2015

    Victory monument is a monument in Bangkok Around a roundabout halfway between Highway 1 and Rajvithi Road, Phayathai Road.     Victory Monument Built to honor the bravery of the soldiers. Police and civilians were killed in a dispute between Thailand and France. About... More
  • NICE AND UNEXPECTED BONUS!

    by Cathconvey | 15th of June, 2015

    Recently I knew that several photos of mine have been purchased through photobanks and published in books. That’s a great pleasure to know! I found those books at a bookstore – they’re very nice and I decided that I want to have them in my family library. Also I decided... More
  • Reaching milestone of 50 images online

    by Gmgadani | 10th of June, 2015

    Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought I would reach a 50 image mark online. Not being a professional photographer or even an amateur at photography, was ecstatic when I sold one of my images twice, back then only had about 10 photos in my portfolio.   Another... More

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