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  • Do editorial photos sell? And at what ratio to commercial?

    by Babar760 | 19th of December, 2012

    I have about 1200 photos on line at DT and practically all are for advertisement. But when I click on contributors portfolios, I see many editorial images. I just got back from a trip to France. Do any images of say, a prespective shot of the Arc de Triomphe with the Champs... More
  • Can this be true about Facebook? !

    by Chanevy | 26th of October, 2012

    My friend had this notice on her status, which I did put on my personal timeline. Doesn't seem like it could possibly true, but there have been so many people stealing IP that I thought it couldn't hurt. "You are hereby notified that you are strictly prohibited from... More
  • Take Warning Signs Seriously

    by Jcimagery | 11th of May, 2012

    Living on 55 acres banking a scenic river, with a 270 degree view of a mountain range, we get all kinds of people on our property. Rafters systematically pull up and cut across our pasture to get to the county road, dropping their popped rafts/tubes/floaties/beer... More
  • Property release

    by Klicaqui | 4th of February, 2012

    Hi people Do I need a property release signed by the owner of a car so that i can sell the pictures here? I tought so but when i downloaded the form on dreamstime i got confused because it said: " I ..................... the rightful owner (...) of the property located... More
  • OF EDITORIAL PICS

    by Akulamatiau | 17th of January, 2012

    Previously, I found it very hard to capture a decent pic specifically meant for RF sale. No logos, business signs, faces, etc. (well, you know the drill) and to obtain model/ property releases is totally out of question. Being an outdoor photographer, it was frustrating... More
  • Really look at the details

    by Birksphotography | 9th of January, 2012

    When it comes down to trademarks it is really important to look at the details. I found out just how much detail recently on a submission where a patent number, barely visible but still there, held things up. I never noticed it until I really got zoomed in on the image... More
  • Big Dreams

    by Vinitaseyecandy | 30th of August, 2011

    I decided to start a little blog on here. I am an Illustrator/Artist and play around alittle with photography. I work from home doing my Art so that I can take care of my little girl who is 5. My goal is to have enough illustrations online to sell to make a comfortable... More
  • How to get property releases for soical media networks!

    by Lovephotography79 | 23rd of June, 2011

    Hi everyone, I am a new member at dreamstime and at this level in the stock photography business I have much to learn about what is acceptable in order for an image to be approved. I recently posted a Social Media diagram and it was rejected because of the logos. I originally... 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
  • Property release on architectural constructions

    by Dorvard | 7th of November, 2010

    Dear colleagues, I suggest to share the information and experience when on certain architectural constructions the photobank demanded from you. For example, at me once haven't accepted a photo of illuminated Tour d'Eiffel, having referred to that that decorating of this... More
  • The photographers' rights

    by Gunshe | 2nd of November, 2010

    1. You can make a photograph of anything and anyone on any public property, except where a specific law prohibits it. i.e. streets, sidewalks, town squares, parks, government buildings open to the public, and public libraries. 2. You may shoot on private property if... More
  • Property released

    by Ciska76 | 20th of April, 2010

    On May 12 I complete one year that I am enrolled to dreamstime and with the time beginning to understand better as to do for getting greater visibility. Looking on the site I have seen that in some illustrations with people or objects of pure invention PROPERTY RELEASED is... More
  • When do we need Property Releases?

    by Jonvitalija | 10th of November, 2009

    Hi guys I always worried about property realeses and that is what i found: In theory if is for editorial you allowed to upload almost everything because is for educational purposes, as we living on a free country. However Cuba and China they are bit funny about it.... More
  • So, what's up with property realise forms ?

    by Emmacharles | 15th of May, 2009

    My question is this : does one need a property realise for all structures, residential, historic , interesting buildings (not known)? What kind of authority does the person need who sign's the form ? Any other advice for my travel photography ? More
  • Are we careful enough?

    by Teekaygee | 9th of September, 2008

    I remember when I first joined Dreamstime. One of the images I was most proud of was taken at a castle during my vacation in England last summer. I had uploaded it feeling quite smug because there were only a few other images of this particular castle, and mine seemed the... More
  • International Architectural/Building Laws

    by Phakimata | 28th of October, 2007

    I have been investigating a little bit about what laws apply in regards to using images of building. These are some laws I came across: United States Code - Title 17 - Chapter 1 - Section 120 Scope of exclusive rights in architectural works: (... More

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