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  • Stay Frosty

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of September, 2008

    Images of refreshing beverages, both alcoholic and otherwise are used for purposes as diverse as major ads and invitations to small parties. The virtues of drinking eight glasses of water daily may have come under scrutiny recently but no one argues with the importance of... More
  • Stuff Happens

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of June, 2008

    What does leaving my wallet at the bookstore yesterday, a flashing warning light on the car dashboard as I pulled out to drive back to the bookstore and an error in posting a payment to a bill have to do with stock photography? Typical everyday annoyances and frustrations... More
  • 10 encouraging tips for newcomers in stock photography

    by Newnow | 25th of April, 2014

    Hello everyone, This is my first blog and first post ever published anywhere on internet and it's just because I think I have some great tips for all new stock photographers such as myself. First of all, I would like to say few things about myself because later you'll... More
  • Acceptance Ratio

    by Kingtrac | 6th of January, 2014

    What is a good acceptance ratio for a beginner? See Article
  • GET TO KNOW THE BIRDS OF TURKEY - 5

    by Hyperbiker | 18th of June, 2013

    Hello folks, This week’s bird is a very pretty and cute one: Little ringed plover – Charadrius dubius The Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) is a small plover. Adults have a grey-brown back and wings, a white belly, and a white breast with one black neckband.... More
  • 700 Reasons for backing up your computer.

    by Daddiomanottawa | 22nd of May, 2013

    It happened again. For the second time over the course of many, many years, I've suffered a hard-drive failure. The poor 500GB drive on my desktop unit, after enduring years of endless spinning and whirring,and for reasons unknown to me, passed on. And with much sadness... More
  • One sell gives me much encouragement

    by Zyyillusion | 6th of April, 2013

    After uploaded some pictures last year, i seldom came here because i found there is a long distance between my pictures and others. But last week, i logined the dreamstime, i found i sold out one picture, it is real encouragement to me. so i upload some more pictures... More
  • Average Day in a Photographer's Life

    by Yelo34 | 30th of March, 2013

    When the cell phone rang in the morning announcing a new day, I felt like sleeping late. Yesterday, we celebrated my birthday and I went to bed late. Do you imagine? My friends always expect the pictures and I had to edit and upload them to my FB page. What a nice surprise... More
  • First $100

    by Tidusx | 25th of January, 2013

    I am very excited to say that i have earned my first hundred today with 38 downloads. I will try my very best to earn the second :P , cheers Thank you for the buyer who downloading my work :) This is my first hundred one:P This one is the biggest sale ($5.19)... More
  • My first 100th images

    by Tidusx | 19th of July, 2012

    Hello Everyone, I am very happy with that 100+8 images are online. i think it isn't easy to achieve that, because i was rejected so many time before and i was demotivated for a period of time, but i believe "Keep uploading" and "See more articles and blog from DT" then... More
  • Adventure in Colombia, South America

    by Rjlerich | 27th of April, 2012

    Just back from an adventure throughout Colombia, South America. Find new pix in my portfolio of hard to find images of Colombia including Bogota, Cartagena and San Andres Island in the Caribbean. Only a handful of San Andres Island pix were available here before my new... More
  • 100 images online today!!!...

    by Baldas1950 | 18th of November, 2011

    As I have now reached the milestone of 100 images online, I want to tell you my story with Dreamtimes. Long time ago, in December 2007, being intrigued by the possibility to sell images online, I decided to submit a series of photos on this site. To be precise, I uploaded... More
  • My first attempt

    by Tidusx | 26th of August, 2011

    It is my first time to upload images to dreamstime.com. I must try my best to provide high quality photo as soon as i can. Hope that i can sell my first image. Thank you for your support ^^ My latest upload More
  • A welcoming community

    by Erinpackardphotography | 24th of August, 2011

    I have never really given the idea of stock photography much thought, but over the years I've amassed a huge collection of photographs and finally decided to give stock a shot. I first looked at a few other stock photo sites before my mother recommended Dreamstime, saying... More
  • Good Things Come To Those Who Wait (and Keep Uploading)

    by Edayrit100 | 11th of August, 2011

    Have you been waiting forever for that first ever download? Or perhaps you've been stuck with download number 10 or even 100. Maybe some of your photos just haven't been downloaded at all. Do you feel like throwing in the towel? Sometimes, perhaps often, things just... More
  • ANOTHER MILESTONE!!!!

    by Leesniderphotoimages | 23rd of July, 2011

    Well, what do you know, today I've reached another milestone with DT - my sales have finally surpassed $1,000. Amazing how many .35 cent sales can add up - hahahaha. Seriously, I hope this serves as encouragement to all DT contributing photographers and illustrators... More
  • Backup Strategies

    by Mvogel | 24th of June, 2011

    There are a few certainties in life. Our taxes will go up, we will get old, we will die at some time, and we will lose photos. The last certainty is avoidable, at least if you follow some simple steps. First you need to make a back up plan. There are numerous ways to... More
  • Interviewed by Breakfast Stock Club

    by Wordplanet | 31st of January, 2011

    I've been submitting stock photos for a while now but didn't really start adding to my portfolio until late last year, and once I began submitting regularly I saw a big jump in sales. I've found it helpful to join a few forums including this one to learn more about stock... More
  • My first collection and Other 3 approvals

    by Gennaro86 | 25th of November, 2010

    Hi Good morning to me :D Yesterday DT staff has approved my 3 photo of christmas walnuts... After I've created my first collection, the name is not very original: "food and beverage"... I've to understand how can maximize the use of collections... Someone can help me?... More
  • Make sure that the subject is covered!

    by Mani33 | 19th of October, 2010

    Sometimes you look to your portfolio and you think to your self, if you are doing a complete work! Are these enough to make your sales regular?! Have you covered a subject that you have started?! Is there away that you can add more images from the same concept?! Do I fulfill... More

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