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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
  • 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
  • Revisiting Your Old Work

    by Gracelife | 1st of July, 2015

      Looking at Your Old Images with Fresh Perspective As photographers, we are on a never-ending quest to create something new and unusual. After so many years of taking photos, you more than likely have terabytes of archived raw files or boxes upon boxes of negatives... More
  • Finally - reaching 75% AR. My Personal Story

    by Amilevin | 20th of May, 2015

    Hi all, I'm writing this Blog mostly for you newbies out there.. :) I'll tell you my personal story and hope you'll learn from my mistakes and be a better stock contributor. I started here in 2008 and was making my first steps as a stock contributor.... More
  • First five hundred photos

    by Andreistancu | 10th of April, 2015

    After one year on Dreamstime I've manage to reach five hundred photos online. This milestone made me more carefully regarding choose end post processing photos. I hope that at the and of the year that number will triple :) Photo with number 500:    More
  • Hello

    by Pamjreynolds | 30th of March, 2015

    Hello I joined Dreamstime towards the end of last year, and I must say I’ve enjoyed the experience so far. Although I have to admit I have had rejections too, (boo) and to honest I can understand why; but having said that, it is a learning curve for me and hopefully... More
  • First 100$ milestone (and first blog post)!

    by Lilleskut | 29th of March, 2015

    Quite happy to have finally made it. I jumped over the 100$ threshold with a 9.90 $ sale of a very green image, which is by far the most I got for a single sale.  I started with dreamstime back in 2010 when I uploaded a couple of images out of curiosity to see whether... More
  • Four years with Dreamstime

    by Mrhighsky | 25th of March, 2015

    Four years ago I created my dreamstime account just as an experiment. I didn't know at that time that I will come so far. I was still a student (an engineering student). Photography and and design was my hobby. My dreamstime portfolio doesn't only represent some images but... More
  • On the last few month

    by Morgancapasso | 15th of March, 2015

    I restart to produce, image stock oriented, and after, and litle be of reserch, i arrived at the conclusion, beaside the quolity, you must, work in a costant way, and try to upload at list 5 to 10 immage a week to keep your portfolio groing, and the seals as well. Following... More
  • It´s all about sales and popularity?

    by Avenikolas | 9th of March, 2015

    Dreamstime is my first photobank. I have uploaded 88 pictures in this moment. Almost all of them are photos of people, travelling and culture. I know this topics are not the best for selling, but that´s my hobby. Only three pictures of mine has been purchased and I know... More
  • How I'm Using My Budget Lenses

    by Keremgo | 4th of March, 2015

    I'm a Nikon D90 owner and I bought my camera with a typical kit that very much available in my country. D90 body, an 18-55mm VR plus a 55-200mm VR and a nifty fifty (50mm f/1.8 non AFS version). I added a battery grip and Flash to it later. When first time I joined here,... More
  • Woman SUPERhero

    by Alenalazareva | 24th of February, 2015

    Fantasy art by Alena Lazareva Woman superhero !             My artworks are published in magazines of different countries (England, Australia, Italy, Russia) : Photoshop Creative, ImagineFX, Advanced Photoshop, ArtBook Digital painters, Amazing Events, Hugi,... More
  • To see the world through the

    by Debratos | 19th of February, 2015

    The camera lens and the human eye are two amazing entities. For me to be able to see the world through the "eye" of a camera has unimaginable significance. Five years ago I was diagnosed with a rare degenerative eye disease; macular telangiectasia. It was... More
  • A perfect month

    by Phoenixci | 8th of February, 2015

    Long have I awaited for it to happen, I kept trying and trying and trying, sometimes even too hard. I kept telling myself this is the one I will get it an when I got a refusal my dream of a perfect month was shattered even to my dismay that images that was refused, someone... More

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