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  • The search engine revealed

    by Tangie | 1st of April, 2010

    Many questions have been asked and heated debates started on this subject in the last few years. It is that thing each and every contributor wonders about at least twice a day when checking account statistics and sales. It is one of Dreamstime's greatest mysteries and best... More
  • Dreamstime search box

    by Tangie | 24th of February, 2009

    Dreamstime brings you our latest addition: the DT search box, a more practical and direct tool to look for images on our site. Not only can you now take DT as companion in all your virtual online journeys, but our site is always at hand in no time. When you browse... More
  • Keywording Tips from a DT Keymaster

    by Red | 28th of March, 2014

    These tips are presented from a buyer’s perspective and from my experience in keymastering many images. I worked at companies that purchased stock images and designers at those large companies needed to be able to find images fast and easy. They did not spend a lot of time... More
  • The joy of finding out where your images have been used

    by Lifeontheside | 15th of October, 2013

    Hi everyone, I am so excited and just wanted to share with you all that I have just found out that one of my images, the one with myself and my pet Airedale Terrier dog Mordi on the beach,was used in the latest edition of the Dogs Victoria Magazine. The Dogs Vic Magazine... More
  • How This Buyer Searches

    by Reberman | 21st of September, 2013

    If there is one overall deficiency from photographers it is definitely keywords. I am primarily looking for images of different soups. The first thing I do is to define the basic soup from its appearance. As an example, let's assume I want a picture of a pumpkin soup that... More
  • The Kung Fu Master of Stock Teaches Grasshopper About Social Media

    by Wisconsinart | 29th of July, 2013

    "Here, Grasshopper," said the old Master of Stock Photography, "Take this hammer." At his command, Grasshopper obediently took the hammer and began to follow the instructions of his Master. "Clasp both your hands around the handle. Good!... More
  • Image descriptions: A place for unrelated keywords?

    by Robinstockphotos | 29th of May, 2013

    I was looking up random images trying to figure out and list a number of potential subjects in demand. Right now I have no proper gear and not enough time for much. Next month, I think I will have both. Plenty of it. Hence the casual research in free time. And see what... More
  • Airship Visits Finland

    by Taina10 | 23rd of May, 2013

    From May to Mid-June Finland has a rare visitor: a Zeppelin The airship Pegasos, operated by the EU's Pan-European Gas-Aerosol-Climate Interaction Study, visits Finland to carry out a series of air quality measurements. This belongs to series of campaigns in the... More
  • Google Images' new layout - how this impacts photographers and webmasters

    by Achilles | 4th of February, 2013

    Let me preface this blog post by saying that Google has been a very important Internet player, and that the Internet wouldn't be the same without their efforts and innovations. With that said, I would like to share information with you regarding a recently released... More
  • How can i find my selled images on internet?

    by ishootRAW | 4th of August, 2012

    I searched for my online picture but i didn't find anything. I was tryed with tineye.com , images.google.com with name@dreamstime I selled just 16 images, maybe this is the reason. Tell me your secret...How do you find your images? thanks More
  • Get your picture in or on a book II :)

    by Igordabari | 16th of July, 2012

    Yesterday I read Brett's blog on his picture that he had found on a book cover googling with the search string 'BCritchley Dreamstime'. I was really glad for him and immediately call the Google page in my browser and put the string 'Igordabari Dreamstime'. Guess what happened... More
  • Get your picture in or on a book :)

    by BCritchley | 15th of July, 2012

    So I'm pretty sure many of you have heard of the now world famous/infamous book trilogy which starts out with the first novel called "50 shades of Grey". Well the cover shot for this world wide bestseller came from here, yes your very own DT, the photographer and DT even... More
  • RELEVANT Relevancy Searches

    by Clarsen55 | 14th of May, 2012

    I take changes here at dreamstime with a grain of salt...the administration usually does a good job of testing and tweaking until the change is fair and positive. BUT recently I have noticed a distinct downgrade in many of my images appearance in a search. When "buyer searched... More
  • A Day in the World

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 10th of May, 2012

    Ladies and Gentlemen, start your cameras. On May 15th, 2012, professional and amateur photographers around the globe will collaborate on a documentary project "A Day in the World". Sponsored by the Swedish non-profit Expressions of Humankind, an organization self-... More
  • New Camera Search

    by Torasnapsfr | 2nd of May, 2012

    Please help :) My trusty Olympus has been playing up recently. It's well used so it's done very well. But I'm now looking for a new camera and where better than to ask the other people of dreamstime !!! I do a lot of travel photography so I don't want anything too... More
  • Content filter - Image *dead sentence* ?

    by Teabum | 19th of February, 2012

    Some months ago I got accepted an image, which was marked with the content filter. This of course I found out later on, when I was wondering, why the image has 0 views and it is not showing in my portfolio. It was not showing, because I had by a default set Content Filter... More
  • New News or Old News in DT?!

    by Elianehaykal | 18th of February, 2012

    So, did you know that if you click on the tilte of a photo, it will let you find similar photos based on the title? Is it public knowledge or did I just discover yet another thing in DT? I can't decide whether it's better (with examples): a- for the title to be so specific... More
  • The Practical Keyworder - Long-tail Keywords and Microstock

    by Hatcheckgirl | 13th of January, 2012

    What are long tail keywords? Well, to start with you need to understand the nature of microstock and long tail theory in general. "The Long Tail," is a term that was coined by tech writer Chris Anderson in his article "The Long Tail" The piece describes how content providers... More
  • An Eye For The Extraordinary

    by Annaica | 5th of January, 2012

    Are you the type who is always searching for typical images in our ordinary day to day life? Like an apple or a computer or maybe even an insect or a building? Or are you the type who seeks the rarities in life that we're lucky to witness? I often find myself looking for... More
  • Extension of: How to search your own portfolio

    by Lostarts | 8th of November, 2011

    This blog is an extension of the very useful one posted by Brett Critchley: "How to search your own portfolio....... ". His blog sparked thoughts about more ways to use the Advanced Search feature for checking my keywords. Here is what I did. I followed Bret's instructions... More

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