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  • Best selling photos in 2010!

    by Tangie | 21st of January, 2011

    Hot arrival from our secret statistics, here comes the list of best sold images in 2010! We'll start with the best selling photos and continue with best selling illustrations so stay tuned for our next post to see the entire list of images the buyers went nuts for last year.... 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
  • It's Elementary

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of August, 2008

    What’s new for lower and middle school in photos and illustrations this year? Home schooling is an increasingly popular alternative educational solution. Bullying is an urgent issue. Computers are everywhere at all levels even for the very youngest students. Home schooling... More
  • Snap! Not! Vacation Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of July, 2007

    Trying to pack too many photos into too little time can result in photos of everything but few, if any, terrific shots. To document your vacation as well as taking some great shots for Dreamstime, you need to plan ahead. It's not just about getting the best airfare and hotel... More
  • A rose is a rose is a rose

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of June, 2007

    Summer is here and flowers are bursting into bloom. There they are right outside the door and so pretty. But just because they are so marvelous doesn't mean that you need to photograph them. It seems that every flower that has ever bloomed has had its picture taken. When... More
  • Doctor in the House

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of March, 2007

    With an explosion of medical advertising and health care issues often in the news in print and on the web, there is an increased demand for images of medical professionals. To produce images of doctors and nurses, it's not necessary to have access to a hospital. It's been... More
  • Pinterest

    by Ewamewa2 | 26th of July, 2015

    What do you think about using such platforms like Pinterest for the sake of increasing your sales? Does it help? I have just pinned several photos depicting different aspects of life in India. Let us hope it will bring some results :-)      More
  • Interesting milestone - 5555 photos online

    by Thorken | 23rd of July, 2015

    Since yesterday is on my Dreamstime account interesting milestone: I have right 5555 photos online :-). The 5555th photo is: It´s nice number, but anyway I hope it will not be there too long O:-). See Article
  • Introduction

    by Brandonbove2250 | 18th of July, 2015

    Hello! I am just introducing myself for i am new to this site! I love taking pictures of animals and also still photos of things such as flowers. I will always take constructive criticism and build on it so please let me know what you think! I am always looking for a... 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
  • My first target

    by Fotografieschnabel | 15th of July, 2015

    Only a few days after my first blog, I'm having 48 photos online and still a lot pending for approval. My goal was to have at least 50 files online by the end of July, since I have a daytime job I haven't always have the time to go out and make some stocks. I really love... More
  • Imagining Business as a Newbie

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 27th of June, 2015

    I often see newbies asking questions on the message boards about what types of images are needed in this highly competitive business. To understand what end users are looking for, I recommend looking at the way dreamstime classifies images into categories and sub-categories.... More
  • Capturing the Concept of Technology

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 25th of June, 2015

    Looking for inspiration for your next stock image? Look no further than the devices that surround you. We’re a wired world. It is hard to imagine getting through a day without using technology in some form or another. For a stock photographer, that’s a gold mine... More
  • What happens to my photos when someone buys them?

    by Stroblr | 21st of June, 2015

    I was thinking about it. Where are the photos used? I was very happy when I had my first sale. But now I felt proud when I found one of my photo with my name on the website of some travel agency and other in travel magazine. I felt proud for these photo:     Thank... More
  • My first assignment

    by Peterzsuzsa | 10th of June, 2015

    Hi everyone! I'm new in the photography with an entry level camera:) I started uploading photos to dreamstime in november last year, and this is my first assignment, and I'm very excited cause my photos were accepted:) Yeah! Here are my photos:        More
  • Any ideas on improving your popularity and sales?

    by Awesomesiang | 3rd of June, 2015

    Hey guys, I've been here for more than 5 months now. Just got 1 sale until today. So I've been wondering if there's any ways to increase my sales or perhaps which and what kind of stock photos you guys focus more on? The image that I got sale is `old book with old glasses`... More
  • LOST PHOTOS? RECOVERED PHOTOS!

    by Cathconvey | 2nd of June, 2015

    Some time ago I deleted many pictures from my camera, by accident... I did not have a chance to copy them to any storage device earlier, and a part of them was very precious to me. So I decided to find a way to recover them! My files had never dissapeared that way before,... More
  • 500 photos uploaded!

    by Snookless | 25th of May, 2015

    Hello DT'ers Finally reached the 500 photos uploaded mark! It took quite a long time to do this and I really hope it does not take as long for the next 500! Most download file was this little guy:     ...nothing impressive but I got this little guy when I first... More
  • 4/62 photos were online. It is a great milestone of me.

    by Lifeisgo | 20th of May, 2015

    I am an amateur (newbe). I just join to dreamstime.com from May 2015. When I upload my photos, I think it can not be approve. Because it has many mistake. But last morning, I get up and check my account status. There are 4 photos are approved and online. With me, it is great... More
  • Another great adventure around the world with Belgrade, Serbia, Podgorica, Montenegro and much more!

    by Rjlerich | 19th of May, 2015

    Just back from another international adventure with my camera covering Madrid, Grand Canary Island, Serbia, Montenegro and, one of my regular necessities, Paris. I'll be the firs to admit I am a lucky guy to be able to take off on adventure at will and I do so quite... More

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