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  • 100 Images Uploaded / $100 Sales Celebration!

    by Cpreiser000 | 21st of September, 2015

    I recently celebrated two milestones with Dreamstime: having my 100th image accepted and reaching $100 in sales! My first image was accepted January 5, 2012, a beautiful fall leaf on burlap:   My most recent approved image, a statue of Robin Yount at Miller Park... More
  • Embarking on a rookie's quest

    by Bartdierickx | 16th of September, 2015

    Hello Fellow contributors, designers, I decided to write a short blog to introduce myself. I am someone who has been gifted with good illustration skills and decided, for the first time in my life, to try and make a little coin out of it. While googling I stumbled upon... More
  • I got it too - 200 pictures in my portfolio.

    by Veronikaouskova | 2nd of September, 2015

    I see that in Dreamstime community it belongs to the good manners to celebrate specific milestones publicly. Well, for me, the very important goal was to reach the 200 photos milestone. Why? When I was starting to contribute photos into photobanks, I searched for some tips... More
  • One small step in my Dreamtime journey

    by Cathyr1 | 14th of July, 2015

    Hello fellow Dreamtimers, I wanted to share my little milestone of 50 sales. It has been a slow start for me since I joined in August 2014. Working fulltime it has been hard to build up my portfolio but I’m plodding along. I have 281 images uploaded and have achieved a... More
  • Microstock Photography - The Winning Strategies, part II

    by Robinstockphotos | 5th of July, 2015

    Continued from Part I... Your intentions matter! Are you looking for shortcuts to make easy money online? Trying to anyhow get an image past the reviewers who seem to reject everything? It can be easily observed that many of those new to microstock photography believe... More
  • Tips for farm photography

    by Adammeadows12 | 30th of June, 2015

    Farms are seen as a dirty place, but through the lens of a camera so much beauty can be captured. As a farmer by day and a photographer by night one thing I can ensure you is that you should be prepared at all times. Prepare yourself and your equipment for dirt and dust,... More
  • Microstock Photography – The Winning Strategies, part I

    by Robinstockphotos | 28th of June, 2015

    Above is a catchy title that most stock photography veterans would raise an eyebrow at. Is there really a winning strategy? Not really. Or maybe there is. It depends largely on your expectations and definition of “winning”. This article has been compiled keeping the new... More
  • 100 photos in portfolio

    by B8900456194 | 26th of June, 2015

    Today, I reached 1,00 photos in my portfolio. I have been a part of Dreamstime for 6 months now. It is quite exciting to be a part of such a wonderful group of people. I will share some of my latest accepted photos with you.           More
  • Father's Day

    by Rhbabiak13 | 12th of June, 2015

    Father's Day is only one week away. A time when we can celebrate our Dad's. Don't forget to photograph those special gifts you receive.   And for those of us whose dad's have passed away, and this day invokes sadness, take some time to remember something good about... More
  • 1500 images online

    by Perstock | 5th of May, 2015

        Time to celebrate! Today I past 1500 images online - an image from Vaxholm, "capital" of Stockholm archipelago. The other image is taken in Gaschurn, Austria where I spend a great week in february - partly financed from DT sales :-) Cheers from Stockholm! More
  • Milestone 1000 images online

    by Hellen8 | 4th of March, 2015

    Hello everyone ! Thousand images online was my recent goal. ... and here it is ! I am very very happy today. Today I achieved big Milestone - 1000 images online and I would like to share my joy with you all.     Yes. Today I will celebrate. I'll have... More
  • Video frame rate

    by Oliena | 8th of January, 2015

    Frame rate – is often the reason of strobe motion on air of small local television companies.   At the same time, frame rate is wonderful option to play with, when you need more accurate slow motion (in wedding footage, for example). Most of video editing software... More
  • 400 images online

    by 1miro | 7th of January, 2015

    I have 400 images online.Not to many but it is nice number anyway ;)    See Article
  • My approval rate is growing

    by Inekehuizing | 6th of January, 2015

      Finally I reached a approval rate of > 90% in Q4-2014. It feel so good, to see that the quality of my photographs are improving. Next goal is to reach more sales and upload more frequent photographs. See Article
  • 500 Photos in 4 Months

    by Rhbabiak13 | 24th of December, 2014

    Merry Christmas to me. Thanks to Dreamstime, I now have 500 photos in my portfolio and the most exciting part of it is that my 500th photo is of my daughter's expectant belly that has my grandbaby in there, due this spring. How exciting is that???    Here's a few... More
  • 555 !

    by Msalena | 27th of November, 2014

    Hi, guys! Just got my 555th image accepted :) Nice number after one year with DT Family. In fact, it turned out to be a "celebrating" image:)))) Here it is!   Wishing to all of you numerous happy moments with DT See Article
  • Celebrate 3000 pictures online!

    by Sasanka7 | 27th of October, 2014

        Hi All! Welcome in Sasanka7´s profile. I have new goal. First greater milestone! Let´s go to celebrate with me! 3 000 th picture:    Thank You Dreamstime friends! More
  • WHY NOT!?

    by Lelabaggett | 21st of October, 2014

      Finally I had some time to do what was suggested to me; I had some fun as I joined in a Pirate Festival over the weekend. I thought, " Why not!?", as pirates of all ages stumbled all along the beautiful beaches. So glad to be a part of so many wonderful people having... More
  • Celebrate 2800 pictures

    by Sasanka7 | 8th of October, 2014

                Hi All! Welcome in Sasanka7´s profile. I have new goal. First greater milestone! Let´s go to celebrate with me! 2 800 exclusive pictures online! Thank You Dreamstime! This is the picture ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥... More
  • The Color Red (Part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 27th of September, 2014

    My very first blog on Dreamstime was about using the color red in stock photos (here). I've gone back through my portfolio and can see that some of my best selling older images have the color red in them.       I can also see a trend in many of the photos... More

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