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  • Best sellers in 2014

    by Tangie | 11th of February, 2015

    Knowing what sells is crucial if you're looking to be a successful stock photographer. Prediction is equally useful and can be easily made by scrutinizing image consumer behavior. Here's where we can help and show you last year's best sellers. Let's watch, learn and perhaps... More
  • 2008 Best Selling Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of January, 2009

    The new year is the best time to look back at last year’s successes and failures to see how to increase the former and decrease the latter in the coming year. What photos were the most successful on Dreamstime in 2008 and why? Three photos that made the top sellers... More
  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... More
  • How I calm down

    by Tangie | 8th of May, 2008

    I will not ask you to cook, follow a ten-steps routine, go to an anger management course, call your psychiatrist, drink until you fall under the table and sleep, take some medicines, drink herbal tea, eat chocolate. I have never followed any of these, at least not when angry,... More
  • My first sale!!

    by Vmdvaldez | 31st of July, 2015

    Today I was having a really bad day, but then I got a notification from my phone that someone had finally downloaded my picture  I got really excited! I cannot wait to upload more pictures. I just wanted to share this amazing moment with everyone in the community. I wish... More
  • My first sale!!

    by Vmdvaldez | 31st of July, 2015

    Today I was having a really bad day, but then I got a notification from my phone that someone had finally downloaded my picture   I got really excited! I cannot wait to upload more pictures. I just wanted to share this amazing moment with everyone in the community.... More
  • Tour in my small town's weekly market in Morocco!

    by Truthservant | 17th of July, 2015

    Hello, I am new to Dreamstime and to photography as well. And I am interested in knowing your opinion about these photos I took in the weekly held market, in my small town, in Morocco.   You can buy dry wasted bread to feed your chicken..   medicinal herbs.... More
  • 10,000th Sale Today

    by Aneese | 11th of June, 2015

    I am so happy to announce that I had my 10,000th sale on Dreamstime today. The picture that was the 10,000th sale was of a dog looking out of an airplane window. This picture also happens to be the one most downloads with 75 sales. a BIG THANKS to all the buyers that help... More
  • My first download

    by Daisymay11 | 19th of March, 2015

    Had my first download...very exciting...still very low acceptance ratio!...but I'm learning  See Article
  • A new image

    by Piedenero | 17th of March, 2015

    Here it's the latest I uploaded, yes is only a chicken but I find it so funny.   I was working on a book and this came out by itself but it was not in the book so I thought that here maybe she made her way. I draw in pencil and paint with my laptop. Ciao piedenero More
  • Why Buy Photographs?

    by Circed | 17th of January, 2015

         Most people know it is easy to grab a photograph from the Internet by right-clicking and downloading it to your computer. Without going to the source of the photograph and purchasing it, this practice is "stealing" it from the artist who created... More
  • 100 Downloads

    by Amdizdarevic | 3rd of January, 2015

    Finally reached 100 downloads after being active for about 2 years. Each year, I've added about 200 images for a total of 473. For 2015, I hope to reach 200 downloads, and 1000 images uploaded. I hope I can achieve this goal. This image helped me reach 100.  ... More
  • Ferguson Protest In Santa Barbara

    by Marconti805 | 2nd of December, 2014

    Taken 11/25/14 these folks set out to protest in the Santa Barbara streets, they did not make it on the fwy but made it to the SBPD. There were many speeches some harsh words and some that had hope and inspiration. For me i enjoyed taking pictures of new material and something... More
  • My newly accepted photos

    by Jineshgopi2118 | 6th of November, 2014

              please leave comments :) :) :) See Article
  • 9,000 Sales reached in October

    by Aneese | 3rd of November, 2014

    I reached the 9,000 sales mark in early October. One step closer to the 10,000 mark, which I hope to make by my Birthday in May =) Will be uploading some pictures from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico soon Here is one of my newer pictures    See Article
  • My First Image

    by Jineshgopi2118 | 30th of October, 2014

    My First Accepted Image on Dreamstime http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-green-bodhi-leaf-peepal-vein-isolated-white-background-image45565055 image45565055  See Article
  • 32 images accepted in 3 weeks from my registration

    by Adrianacapuccio | 29th of October, 2014

    Hey guys, I'm in the third week of entry in dreamstime with my 32 images accepted, so far all commercial images. Yesterday, I brought my first editorial image! The world of microstock is still very unknown for me and I hope to reach at least 100 images within the next... More
  • Gordon Brown: best speech ever!

    by Davidwatmough | 17th of September, 2014

    Until today I wasn't a fan of Gordon Brown. [previmg]0,400,20,170_8573252[/previmg] [previmg]0,400,71,221_39081529[/previmg] but tonight he gave the finest speech in favour of keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom of Britain and Northern Ireland . He pointed out the many... More
  • A new download!

    by Hanbaoluan | 13th of September, 2014

    Haven't the DT to upload pictures, recently a new download, is Chinese folk musicians pictures, very happy.[previmg]0,400,59,209_29761141[/previmg] See Article
  • Over 300 images online

    by Amdizdarevic | 1st of September, 2014

    I finally got 300 images online with another 30 or so pending. Hoping to be closer to 325-330 really soon. My goal is to have 500 images accepted by the end of the year.                 [previmg]NaN,NaN,NaN,NaN_43761489[/previmg]    More

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