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  • Best sellers in 2014

    by Tangie | 11th of February, 2015

    Knowing what sells is crucial if you're looking to be a successful stock photographer. Prediction is equally useful and can be easily made by scrutinizing image consumer behavior. Here's where we can help and show you last year's best sellers. Let's watch, learn and perhaps... More
  • Best selling photos in 2010!

    by Tangie | 21st of January, 2011

    Hot arrival from our secret statistics, here comes the list of best sold images in 2010! We'll start with the best selling photos and continue with best selling illustrations so stay tuned for our next post to see the entire list of images the buyers went nuts for last year.... More
  • Best selling images in 2009

    by Tangie | 18th of December, 2009

    Before moving to a new year, we would like to disclose some backstage info for our active and ever growing contributing community: Dreamstime's 2009 best 10 images, a list of the most downloaded files this year. And since this cat is out of (Santa's) bag, here is another... More
  • 2008 Best Selling Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of January, 2009

    The new year is the best time to look back at last year’s successes and failures to see how to increase the former and decrease the latter in the coming year. What photos were the most successful on Dreamstime in 2008 and why? Three photos that made the top sellers... More
  • A Goal Reached

    by Bigpollo62 | 1st of August, 2015

    Finally reached my first payout.But it was never about the payout ,but the joy of my photographs being found by buyers. Okay, the payout has big joy to!   See Article
  • Its working!!!

    by Kitneyi | 16th of June, 2015

    My previous blog post was about testing the waters and deciding to start selling more seriously... well it has worked. It is slow but it is moving. I am grateful to those who have supported me and given the the encouragement to carry on pushing forward and sell more images... More
  • Trying to figure out what THEY want...

    by Ezzian | 11th of April, 2015

    Stock photography has really got me thinking about what THEY (buyers) really want. My usual fun and forgetful photography isn't proving of any interest to potential buyers. I had to ask myself a few questions. Wondering day and night what it was that I was missing.... More
  • My Experience Buying Your Images

    by Litifeta | 28th of February, 2015

    For many years I was a photographer on Dreamstime. And I still have an old, but still selling portfolio here. These days I am too busy to shoot. But I am back on Dreamstime buying instead of contributing. It's early days, but I thought I might share a few thoughts with... More
  • My Best Selling Images in last 12 months

    by Mrallen | 24th of February, 2015

    After reading Tangle's blog (Carmen Pietraru): 'Best Sellers of 2014' and seeing that one of my images was included as a top seller, I decided to have a look at my personal best sellers of the last 12 months. So here are the results..... &#... More
  • How should I react when I see my stock image in a magazine?

    by Alexa_adrian2001 | 3rd of February, 2015

    Today was a very beautiful day for me. It happened that a colleague of mine promised that will bring me a magazine where, she said, I will see information about a ski resort, called Val Gardena, where just happened that I have been 2 weeks ago. It is a magazine that is... More
  • Turning stone by stone, slowly but surely, Milestones.

    by Cleymans | 27th of January, 2015

    Hi photo-maniacs! I promised to come back as soon as I had a new milestone, it happened, sold my 10th image and again learned so much more. Working with dreamstime is a pleasure for me, sometimes painful, when many pictures in a batch are refused. But, People, fellow photographers,... More
  • My 1st 3 dozen photos online with Dreamstime's love

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 22nd of January, 2015

    Now I am excited and can't push my excitement because my 1st 3 dozen photos online with Dreamstime's love , if you check then you will love last two accepted photo ID: 48764262 and 48749564. Very soon I will cross 50 levels for exclusivity with DT.[previmg]0_45792421[/previmg]... More
  • ABC's of Microstock Photography

    by Littleny | 18th of January, 2015

    A - Always. Always have your camera with you. You never know when your Big Sale shot is going to come along B - Be. Be pleased with small successes. Whether its getting your first batch accepted or your first milestone sale. C - Close-up. When you run out of... More
  • One of my best seller image

    by Morgancapasso | 26th of December, 2014

      i am vary plased to se this immage as one of my best seller ever, beacuse most of the time the simple is rewarding :) See Article
  • Building your Dreamstime portfolio

    by Afranklin116 | 17th of December, 2014

    I am new to stock photography! Now that a few of my photos are available online through Dreamstime, I'm excited to continue uploading and (hopefully) sell my photography. My next step is to build my Dreamstime portfolio and increase my exposure. Here is my plan to build... More
  • First 4 photos sold

    by Radoimihay | 16th of December, 2014

    With great joy I encountered the first 4 photos sold !!! I photographed, I uploaded the pictures, I learned that you have to deposit a lot of work to be accepted and potentially photos for sale I have a new motto: "shoot, shoot, shoot!"         More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Phopic | 16th of December, 2014

    I am a newbie to Dreamstime. It needs experience and perseverance to have your photos accepted and/sell online   I know someday I'd look behind and smile... See Article
  • MY microstock story

    by Amir_kaljikovic | 9th of December, 2014

      Hi! After reading some of the blogs here I want to tell you my microstock story, about exploding to 2000€/month then zero microstock income and finally restarting the microstock business again.   My name is Amir and I am part of the microstock business since... More
  • 1000 online

    by Meryll | 9th of December, 2014

    Hello all, this moody picture of mine is my 1000th one in DT database:   Although my income here is decreasing somehow last months I am a proud member of this creative community for sure and I am glad I have set on this adventure some years ago. This special event is... More
  • Goal: To Sell Images Not to Capture Reality

    by Eric1513 | 9th of December, 2014

    I love all aspects of photography especially learning new things and challenging myself to create new images. When I first began in photography about 25 years ago, it was very difficult to change or alter what you captured. I shot mainly slide films for publishing. Pretty... More

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