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  • 2012 in review

    by Tangie | 31st of December, 2012

    The year which is about to end has been full of events: from the Olympic games to the US presidential elections, from riots and strikes to much debated bailouts, from record artwork sale to Felix Baumgartner's fearless supersonic jump, from the Queen's Diamond Jubilee to... More
  • Baby Boomlet

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of August, 2008

    In Chicago a popular European coffee and pastry shop has banned classic baby prams – the type of baby carrier that plows down the street slicing though pedestrian traffic and taking up more space than a SmartCar. I fully understood the coffee shop’s rules as I strolled... More
  • Common mistakes when keywording

    by Tangie | 9th of January, 2008

    I will continue with providing tips and examples from my hands-on experience with your images. Beware, here I come, I have my grades prepared and they rank from one to ten. I will proceed as announced also adding other experiences I came across in my ramblings through the... 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... More
  • Sepak takraw is popular Awesome Southeast Asian sport

    by Pakinai17 | 7th of November, 2014

    Sepak takraw (Kick Volleyball).This Asian sport is arguably the most spectacular and most difficult to perform of all of the odd sports. a combination of volleyball, soccer and gymnastics. Each team has three players on the court at one time, played on a court with net height... More
  • The Pareto Principle

    by Amitai | 30th of September, 2014

    The 80-20 rule (also known as Pareto Principle) states that: "...For many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes..." Wikipedia Surprisingly, (or unsurprisingly...) this is exactly what's happening in my portfolio. This is not a post about Mathematics,... More
  • Footage - to...do or not to do?

    by Msalena | 26th of August, 2014

    My dearest friends! I felt a "victim" in a newly born stream of video at DT. Footage is fun... It's nice looking for some scenes to capture, but... I ask myself if there are chances it can be as popular as stills? Should I dedicate my time to it, taking it from photos?...... More
  • Popularity of food images

    by Chuckplace | 10th of December, 2013

    Within the past few weeks we have uploaded food images that are selling extremely well! We appreciate DT's simplicity in uploading images and obviously their presence in the image market. Thanks, Dreamtime! See Article
  • Animal lovers spend the day with your pets, don't forget the camera!

    by Lifeontheside | 11th of October, 2013

    Hi Everyone, It has been awhile since I have done a blog, so here goes. If you have been sitting around scratching your head for ideas of what stock photos to shoot, while around you your precious cat is doing somersaults trying to catch that butterfly... More
  • My first bonus for an illustration of editorial value

    by Fantasyart | 14th of March, 2013

    A few hours after the publication of my illustrations of Pope Francis... I see "In the news" earnings that Dreamstime, assigned me 5 dollars considering the illustration of editorial value :-) Thank you very much Dreamstime, was a pleasant surprise I wasn't expecting.... More
  • Why image is more popular

    by Malajscy | 21st of November, 2012

    Hi, want to ask your opinion about most popular images from your portfolio. I have 2 very similar images in my portfolio, and I'm curious why one is very popular and one is not... I'd be very grateful for your ideas and examples of similar situations in your portfolio.... More
  • Earnings Analysis - Which photos have the most potential

    by Peanutroaster | 13th of March, 2012

    Remember back in high school when the seniors voted for most popular and most likely to succeed? Where are they now right? The most popular has been married four times and the most likely to succeed works at the supermarket bagging groceries. But that nerdy kid everyone... More
  • DT popular searching keywords during the last year.

    by Banol2007 | 16th of February, 2012

    To get success in the micro stock business we have to take into consideration that different stock agency has different style, approaches & preferences. I did not find information what DT buyers are looking for & decided to collect dates from the DT POPULAR SEARCH during... More
  • Dayton Is My Most Popular at Dreamstime

    by Stockagogo | 11th of February, 2012

    I was reveiwing my portfolio here at Dreamstime.com and noticed the most downloaded photo I have is a shot of the city of Dayton, Ohio at night. I would have thought it would have been my football isolated against white, but that comes in fifth. And get this, another... More
  • Nine Months of Ups and Downs

    by Yelo34 | 15th of September, 2011

    It has been already nine months of ups and downs in the stockphotography hobby. Combining it with work, school, and family life has not been easy, however, I have enjoyed every single image that is approved and learned from each one that is rejected. Recently my 200 image... More
  • Sabino Parente Photography

    by Sabinoparente | 11th of September, 2011

    49 new images accepted from my last trip in the beautiful Africa. I have also some very nice portrait, but how can you submit it without release? I mean, how could i get signed releases from people in Africa? :-( More
  • Most popular images!!

    by Epstock | 23rd of June, 2011

    hello friends, posting our most popular images on Dreamstime in categories fashion, lifestyle, landscape, interiors, technology and food. best, ep stockphoto team More
  • What sells best these days?

    by Epstock | 30th of May, 2011

    hey all, what do you guys think are selling the most these days? fashion and beauty is really slow sellers... we are about to expand our interior and architectural collections. looks like they sell best in many libraries? any thoughts? a nice lifestyle interior,... More
  • May 7 Day of Radio

    by Viktor50 | 6th of May, 2011

    115 years ago, on May 7, 1896, on the air was sent to the world's first radiogramm with the text "Heinrich Hertz". This maked by Russian scientist Alexander Stepanovich Popov. In Russia this day, called the Day of Radio. See Article
  • The importance of rekeywording - is it true?

    by Dark3y3s | 8th of April, 2011

    Since I've started uploading photos on stock sites, I've been constantly reading articles and learning more about this whole industry. In the last few months I read a lot and learnt about keywording. When I first started uploading I was really bad at keywording, which... More

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