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  • 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
  • 200 sells !

    by Bennymarty | 8th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone, After 7 months from my first access to Dreamstime, I've reached my first 200 sells and 1370 pictures online :) I've very happy to get to this first goal and hope to keep following this way :) Here some of my best selling:... More
  • How to Sell Stock Photos

    by Dudau | 20th of November, 2014

    If you’re on Dreamstime you probably want to sell your photos, so let me give you a few suggestions on how to actually earn some money out of your images. First thing to consider when shooting stock photography is usability. Before shooting something especially for stock,... More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Creativeimaging4u001 | 29th of October, 2014

    I am new to Dreamstime -- just had my first batch of photos approved. I am looking for insight as to what to do to sell photos -- actually any tips would help and what sells the best or most. Thanks for taking the time to read this and take a look at my first batch of photos.... More
  • Thoughts about the DT Keymaster option

    by Ribe | 25th of October, 2014

    These are my very personal thoughts and experiences about DT's option to have images re-keyworded for the fee of $ 0,60 per image. Is this worth it or not ? Well, let's agree on that even the "greatest image at all" will not sell if no one notice it. Once a image passed... More
  • What Images Sell Best?

    by Edosaodaro | 13th of October, 2014

    I have often asked myself this question...     Is the answer; People; Exotic Locations; Rare Images; Concepts; Editorials; Landscapes; Strange Objects; etc?     Well, I can certainly confirm that my experience thus far (and now I have just... More
  • One Hundred Sales

    by Clewisleake | 17th of September, 2014

    [previmg]0,400,0,150_41075746[/previmg] Hit 100 sales with this image, from sale number 1 to 100 it took almost exactly four months, selling on Dreamstime is slow but I'm now convinced I'll probably sell every image in my portfolio, it's just a matter of how long it will... More
  • Get Busy Living - Life Sells !!!

    by Lifeontheside | 2nd of September, 2014

              I am asked these questions so often : So what are stock photos? What should I be shooting? What is most popular? What are designers looking for? What photos sell the best? Does it sound familiar, or maybe you too are asking the same questions. I... More
  • MORE THAN SIX HUNDRED PHOTOS ONLINE

    by Hyperbiker | 16th of August, 2014

    I have just realised that I have more than 600 hundred photos approved and online. When I first starting uploading on June, 2011, I had only a very faint idea about stock photography and selling them online.Thanks to Dreamstime, a new world is open in front of me. Below... More
  • A Newbie's Comprehensive Guide: From Camera's to what Sells

    by Clewisleake | 12th of August, 2014

    Pictured in this article is my 700th accepted image and represents one heck of a journey, one year ago I started my adventure on Dreamstime with lofty goals and high expectations, but there was one problem I had no idea what I was doing and really had no one to ask and there... More
  • One month to sell photos

    by Konake46 | 27th of July, 2014

    I am very glad that my photos have been accepted by the buyer and dreamstime.My photos have been downloaded up to 5 times with 4 Pics.Thanks to all of you who saw my photos are useful for you.         More
  • 100 upload

    by Konake46 | 25th of July, 2014

    I am very glad that my pictures have been reviewed up to 100.Thank you Dreamstime so much and I will try to improve my pics for all buyer.This last Thanks for visit my portfolio. I hope you find some interesting photos. Thank you so much.null    More
  • Delete or donate?

    by Awizard | 22nd of May, 2014

    Today I want to ask you a very interesting question: what do you do with images that were not sold for quite some time? I think many of you received a notification from DT about images that had not been sold for 4 years. This is the moment when you must make a choice: either... More
  • Pet photography – the battlefield of a very popular niche

    by Malinash | 14th of May, 2014

    In my block apartment where I grew up, I was surrounded by three dogs, different parrots and even a hamster. My little zoo has been the joy of my childhood and when they died whether from illness or old age, I was devastated as if a brother or a sister had gone. I&... More
  • The 500th sale :-)

    by Thorken | 12th of May, 2014

    Yesterday I celebrated the 500th sale of the photo. It is just one day after I celebrated the 2500th photo accepted :). See Article
  • 500 online and counting

    by Brocko | 17th of March, 2014

    Yesterday i reached 500 images online ... and now i'm waiting for the 501:))) See Article
  • What’s wrong with my photos ?

    by Joe1971 | 20th of February, 2014

    I don’t know what’s wrong with my photos ? This is the worst month that I almost did not sell any photos since 2009, Anybody same as me? I hope I can solved it and I need some help. More
  • How to take best photo

    by Anees32 | 8th of January, 2014

    How to make photos that really sell ....it is simple if don't waste your time to take too many pictures rather concentrate on quality because it is quality and concept that will rise your photo to higher level. And important use the camera kit in which it has its specialization.... More
  • Tip to success

    by Anees32 | 8th of January, 2014

    TIPS :- Use dslr camera if possible even cheap one is good You can upload same image on many stock site but this will give you less price .Try to become exclusive People are attractive to people photos try to include peoples in your photos Reduce noise by some software... More
  • Stock photography Per month earning

    by Anees32 | 8th of January, 2014

    Time is passing and our world is getting modern .Now technology is advanced everyone can buy a decent camera and enter the stock world .But what if you got nothing earned even after 3 months surely you will be disappointed . Every one want to earn money through stock but... More

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