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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 own work.... More
  • Most Popular Images

    by 2700art | 17th of November, 2015

    >  I like to see that my most viewed and also my most downloaded pictures are ones that I am fond of. Its cool to see that people have similar tastes in what is considered a special image. Whats your most viewed image and do you like it also? Cheers! Ratio almost up to... More
  • Running a Collection

    by Yorgy67 | 5th of October, 2015

    Hi, guys! I am running a few collections for a little less than 2 years. The most popular has turned out to be the collection of European Football Stadiums. It has accumulated more than 1100 view and no complaints about sales (but we always aim for more:))) It's quite... More
  • The Pope in Washington DC

    by Shootalot | 24th of September, 2015

    No doubt Pope Francis is the center of attention right now. I was fortunate enough to see the pope in Washington DC on 9/23/15 at D Street as well as Constitution Avenue as he made his way around the Ellipse. This is probably the biggest event to happen in Washington DC... More
  • 10 cool tips if you're new on Dreamstime

    by Cristinamehe | 30th of July, 2015

    Hello, Since I'm new here I decided to write a little article about what to take into account when you create your account on Dreamstime. This is my first ever so I learned a lot in the process. 1. After you've created an account, which is the easy part, and can start... More
  • Tweet and Re-Tweet

    by Clewisleake | 27th of April, 2015

        Ever capture a great image that you just knew was useful only to have it not sell?, Well I captured this great image while on vacation down in Virginia, USA and I knew it was a sure fire seller but noticed after a year it didn't have any sales!, so I tried re-tweeting... 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
  • Time to celebrate!!

    by Smartin69 | 21st of February, 2015

    Yay!! After 4 years of membership I have just hit sales of $50, with a total of 57 sales. The image which helped me to achieve my benchmark was this one of the roof in Kings Cross station in London   My most poplular image so far with six sales has been this one of the... More
  • The Labradoodle Fad

    by Brandinharris78 | 21st of January, 2015

    We all know fads can pop up anywhere or anytime...from the Atkin's diet to Tickle Me Elmo's to Pokemon Cards...nothing is exempt from them, including our furry little friends..Labradoodles, for example, are a cross between the Labrador Retriever and the Standard Poodle.... 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 - 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 that just flew... 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

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