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  • 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
  • Dubai architecture -Part 1

    by Ninoak | 28th of November, 2015

    The first architectural element in Dubai is tall building, so view from 59th floor on other skyscrapers and road infrastructure is exciting.   The view is from the DMCC tower.  Around can be seen other modern towers at JLT , with additional ones comming out... More
  • 2 years wth Dreamstime

    by Msalena | 27th of November, 2015

    Hello, guys! In fact, these 2 years were very interesting, teaching and ...quick! I would say, I have learnt a lot. I made a decision at the early stage tp become an exclusive contributor. Sometimes I doubt if it was right, but meanwhile I stay with this. Photography is... More
  • 200 image online

    by Savo889 | 16th of November, 2015

    Its been some time and I have achieved for me this big number! Two sales and two image in the competition! I love nature,animals, architecture old, and its mostly my portfolio.Old architecture always admire. Think of how many hundredyears ago should people patience, skill,... More
  • Images of Peru: 14 sales in two days

    by Apers | 15th of November, 2015

    This summer I went to Peru and visited many nice places. I took a lot of pictures. Around 50 of these images were accepted by Dreamstime (acceptance rate well above 90%). The last two days 14 of these images have been sold! More blogs on this trip. Below you see the... More
  • Day Hill Fireplace

    by Dream111184 | 25th of October, 2015

      What’s up with a Fireplace on the top of Day Hill? On a beautiful October day in 2014 I hiked up to the top of Day Hill which is in Split Rock State Park. That was the fourth time I had visited this beautiful place. I learned about Day Hill from a friend years ago... More
  • Personal record picture sell after 2 days and 97 uploads

    by Jonathanfett | 22nd of October, 2015

      only two days Yoohooo!!!! some of my personal favorites       See Article
  • A trick to gain a new model :-)

    by Veronikaouskova | 13th of October, 2015

    Anytime a friend asks me for a help, I say "YES, but you know, could you give me a favor ...? That way I have created several very cooperative models. For example this guy needed to borrow a drilling machine:   And this one was very cold at a garden party, so I had... More

    by Savo889 | 2nd of October, 2015

    I am very hapi ! I have first sale ! And when I drafted the text on the occasion of the first sale, came a SECOND sale ! 6 Months on, 4 Months actively, acceptante ratio 59.7%, 188 files online. Start ? I did not know what a stock photo. I do not know English well. I write... More
  • Travel Photography: Ketchikan, Alaska

    by Sunfire | 28th of September, 2015

    In the last article I wrote about downtown Seattle and some of its attractions. From there we boarded the cruise to our first stop, Ketchikan.   Ketchikan is a small city named after the Ketchikan Creek, which flows through the town, emptying into the Tongass Narrows... More
  • Shooting Manually - For Newbies

    by Circed | 20th of September, 2015

    I remember when I shot my first time exposing the image manually and noticed the richness of the images compared to the middle grey look of the automatic setting. Previewing the image through the lens before I clicked was how I decide the setting for the shot. I could view... More
  • 7 777 photos online

    by Annahristova | 17th of September, 2015

    On October 2, 2013 was accepted my first photo on the site.For less than two years they became 7 777.And three years ago I have not even imagined that I could earn money from photography. I know that my sales are not great in number, but recently in one day from two images... More
  • First 100 dollars

    by Balanvalentin | 31st of August, 2015

    For me 90 sales=100 dollars. After I became the exclusive photographer my sales growing from month to month. In this all time I understand that perseverance and exercise are very important. I am proud of this result... My next objective 10 000 photo.       More
  • Assignment joy

    by Williamsphere | 21st of August, 2015

    I have been on Dreamstime for about 9 months now and have learned a lot about stock photography. I love being part of a photographic community and I am working toward becoming an exclusive contributor. This week my work achieved one of my highest goals to date (besides sales)... More
  • Perseid meteor shower 13 August 2015

    by Brocko | 13th of August, 2015

    So i wake up at 03 AM, take the coffee, jump into the car, pick up 2 friends from the road and on the way to location for seriously shooting the perseids meteor shower. We saw some beautiful long falling stars and some of them got into the frame:))   If you missed the... More
  • My first sale

    by Jkjainu | 4th of August, 2015

    One day in office, My colleague saw me and asked, How much till now you earn from your photography? I was taken awake by the question as i was not expecting any money from my hobby, I was thinking who will buy my photographs where there are 1000 times better photographers.... More
  • Over 200 photos!

    by Andreamangoni | 16th of July, 2015

    I would just like to share with you the satisfaction of achieving a small goal: I have exceeded the quota of 200 photos accepted!   Over the months, my portfolio has been enriched by various types of images, although the animals and macro photography are my first love... More
  • New world new guy

    by Ddukang | 13th of July, 2015

    i am come from China,and i never upload images into any Non-Chinese website,the dreamstime is the first and the first to reject my photos,,,not one... this give me a shock and then i seriously read about why,,then ,i have a more clear understand with mine... may be there... More
  • My First 100 images online!

    by Savo889 | 11th of July, 2015

    Dear young I have 68 years old. Is there someone older? i have great life experience or you have a lot of experience in the aplication of new technologies and I learning from you. i am new here and work 3 months. I am very happy that scored the first 100 images online!... More
  • Developing Your Photographic Style

    by Gracelife | 8th of July, 2015

          What makes a famous photographer famous? It’s not the gear he uses, and it’s normally not a single image, either. Most of the greatest photographers have a certain style that makes their images immediately recognizable. Style is the reason why you can pick... More

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