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  • 2015 in review

    by Tangie | 7th of January, 2016

    Goodbye 2015 and welcome 2016! May this be an amazing year, much better than the last one. But before we bid adieu to an eventful 2015, we want to have a last look at what happened stock wise here on Dreamstime. As usual, we're making some stats and facts public... More
  • 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
  • My render of Planet Earth SOLD 300 TIMES!

    by TMarchev | 9th of February, 2016

    Here is my bestseller of my portfolio :)       It's old file but sold a lot each month... now reach 300 sales and that makes that file one of best sellers in dreamstime of planer earth. I have others very good renders but they are new and not sold... More
  • 8 "night" sales!

    by Msalena | 25th of January, 2016

    Till today, while reading blogs about 5,6,7...etc downloads at once, I felt.....mmmmm... a little bit envious, wondering "Does it really happen?!" I was sure that such nice surprises are not for me. Till today the best selling day brought me 3 sales and I remember I was as... More
  • Next milestone: 100 pictures online

    by Anouknoordhuizen | 3rd of January, 2016

    Today I reached my next milestone: 100 pictures are approved and online! I am very happy so many photo's got approved:-) My next goals are selling 10 pictures or getting 200 pictured approved. I will keep uploading photo's:-) Here are soms of my latest pictures... More
  • 300 sales new milestone!

    by Mihocphoto | 29th of December, 2015

    I have reached a new milestone on Dreamstime: I have just sold over 300 photos! With every new sale I am more convinced that taking up photography and setting an account on Dreamstime were some of the best decisions I've made. What I can say is that I am looking forward to... More
  • First sell within 24h from the image upload. Thanks Dreamstime

    by Dhermendratiwari | 25th of December, 2015

    Since I have 50 images now and the first sell of this image was within 24h of its uploads and approval. More excited to continue uploading....  See Article
  • First sale!

    by Anouknoordhuizen | 25th of December, 2015

    Just 1,5 weeks ago I posted my first blog: New on dreamstime. I just got accepted on Dreamstime and was wondering when I would sell my first picture. And then it happend: Two days ago I sold my first picture! It was a picture of presents under the christmas tree. I am very... More
  • I sold 165 pictures yesterday

    by Maocheng | 23rd of December, 2015

    December 23, I sold 165 pictures. December 23 is my lucky day, maybe this is the Christmas gift. December 22 is the day of longest time of the night, from December 23, the time of daylight will gradually increase.   See Article
  • 250 uploads!

    by Adammeadows12 | 18th of December, 2015

    I have reached another goal of 250 uploads. Thank you all who bought my images and helped me on the way with supportive feedback. Here is some of my approved work in the past week           More
  • Slowly, but surely!

    by Dubsy21 | 2nd of December, 2015

    This is my first blog, but only to say thanks to those who have purchased my photos! Nothing gives me more encouragement than people giving me support and advice to improve my photography. The refused files with attached reasons for refusal is really painful but USEFUL... More
  • Up and away, keys to success on Dreamstime.

    by Clewisleake | 3rd of November, 2015

    Been on Dreamstime a few years now and I can say there's no magic formula to selling images, in other words sales don't explode by reaching any certain approval rating or having a certain amount of images in your portfolio, I believe that the 80% approval rating sales kicker... More
  • New contributor

    by Sandraipswich | 5th of September, 2015

    I recently joined Dreamstime, to load some of my favourite photos from my travels overseas- I have sorted most of my 40,000 on my computer and now have over 800 online....but what will sell?           More
  • 100$ breakethrough

    by Ismogismo | 4th of August, 2015

      Yippee! yes this summer crossed my earnings balance the $100 level. One reason is my picture: digitization of money See Article
  • 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

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