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  • 200 images online

    by Davem01 | 8th of September, 2014

    well, I've made it to 200 images online with the pic of the CTrain in dowtown Calgary  I'm not sure if I have fully grasped the requirements for stock photography as my favourite images don't seem to do too well, this is one of MY favourites but doesn't seem to be that... More
  • Look down to move up

    by Litadoolan | 6th of May, 2014

    A pal runs a yacht hire company that has done nothing but thrive. He has a sun tan all year round and lives on a diet of ice cream cones. It feels like he was born in a bed of roses and I wish him well. Everyone knows someone like that even if it is from reading about... More
  • Hurrah!

    by Kamell | 18th of March, 2014

    I already have a few sales for 12 and 13 credits. This is a very pleasant surprise for me. See Article
  • If Your're Going To Do Stock, Then Do It For Fun AND Profit

    by Wisconsinart | 22nd of December, 2013

    There are many Contributors here who are hobbyist photographers, perhaps specializing in landscapes or wildlife. Nothing wrong with that as most of us are passionate for various types of photography which is part of the road that led us into the world of online microstock.... More
  • Make MORE money from old designs & illustrations

    by Jasnemo | 10th of November, 2011

    I'd like to share a great tip for illustrators who already sell or are considering selling artwork on Dreamstime. This idea has worked extremely well for me. And while this article is a little wordy, if you take the time to read it, I think you will find it very worth your... More
  • Microstock = Microloans

    by Laroach | 28th of September, 2011

    A year ago I decided to donate whatever funds I made from selling microstock images to women entrepreneurs in third world countries. I do this by lending money through microloans at Kiva.org. Each loan helps a woman who is working hard to fight poverty and support her family... More
  • Taking a risk

    by Mvogel | 24th of May, 2011

    Here are two examples of a risk that I took last year. This is a random picture that I snapped at a local city fair and a crab on the beach while on vacation. Once I returned home and started going through all of the images I found these images but was worried that they... More
  • Net Profit after Tax

    by Qing02051981 | 3rd of May, 2011

    Net profit is a measure of the profitability of a venture after accounting for all costs. How much have you earn so far from Dreamstime? See Article
  • Finally uploading photos of people besides my daughters

    by Jannelle | 19th of May, 2010

    It took me a while to start thinking about uploading stock beyond just nature,objects,and my daughters. I'm excited to start uploading more photos of people! I'm still not sure what to do though... any suggestions on what is needing? Families, couples, business? I would... More
  • Do you pay your models for submitting photos here?

    by Amnemcova | 31st of March, 2010

    Do you pay your models for submitting photos here? Or some kind of profit? See Article
  • My first 100 usd !

    by Davulcu | 16th of March, 2010

    After a few months I did my first 100 usd. I wanted to share my pleasure and thank to everyone who conributed to my work Thanks and regards Serdar Tibet See Article
  • Exclusive Sale

    by Peter.kirillov | 23rd of November, 2009

    You never know what image would make the most revenue for you. Last month I had my first sell with SR-EL (Sell the Rights) license. It was an image of winter forest. Similar to this (but not exactly like this). Image was staying in my portfolio for two years with just... More
  • Am I really making money from microstock?

    by Marekuliasz | 15th of November, 2009

    I started microstock photography 2 years ago. Today, I have almost 1800 pictures in my portfolio submitted to multiple agencies and working part time for microstock. Every month, I am posting earnings reports in my blog, Pixels Away. There are usually happy showing some... More
  • Not many Sales or Sales are Decreasing?

    by Wisconsinart | 29th of August, 2009

    Are you wondering why you're not getting very many sales? Or are you an old pro with stock but wondering why sales are decreasing? I have some tips that will hopefully be of help. I am new to stock but I have 30 years experience doing freelance art. It is always a struggle... More
  • Photography from hobby to work...

    by FabioConcetta | 26th of August, 2009

    Hello everyone, my name is Fabio and photographer for about 8 years. I started with the old Contax and the darkroom for many years, I still remember the excitement of when I dipped the paper in acid and it has become my first picture. Since my wife gave me (I want very well!... More
  • The Niche In Your Back Yard

    by Wisconsinart | 17th of August, 2009

    You can give the same camera to 100 different people yet you will see 100 unique collections of work after the people have created a collection of images. This is because as individuals we all see the world differently and our creativity will gravitate toward what interests... More
  • Who bought my Pictures?

    by Mherman | 3rd of August, 2008

    I started posting a pictures about 2 weeks ago and have a few sales. I'm looking to expand, seeing this as a great way to gain exposure and make a few dollars. With this being a new endeavor, I'm working through some questions about how this works. My photography has... More
  • Keyword inspiration

    by Lorna | 5th of June, 2008

    Stuck for keywords!? No one sees my great image You may know the feelling, great picture but no one seems to view it thus no sales. The image is great but maybe the keywords are not, or maybe the image and the keywords are in competition with too many others similar... More

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