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  • Images I can't wait to sell

    by Peanutroaster | 22nd of January, 2013

    The following images from my portfolio have tons of views but no sales. They sit in my list of most viewed images and stick out like a sore thumb! Either they just simply stink, or they have great keywords but are not exactly what people are looking for when they come... More
  • Featured Photographer: Andrey Pavlov

    by Peanutroaster | 22nd of January, 2013

    Great to see Mr. Pavlov gracing the feature spot currently on Dreamstime! What a unique portfolio with all of those cool ant pictures! So creative and well done. I found a cool news item about Andrey Pavolv and his ants: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturepicturegalleries/... More
  • 3 years with Dreamstime

    by Mangroove | 22nd of January, 2013

    Hello Dreamstimers It’s about time that I write another little blog :) This time it’s because I am 3 years old. When I look now at my portfolio I see that don’t have much pictures online, comparing to others. I’m not a full time photographer, so... More
  • Planning resource

    by Chanevy | 19th of December, 2012

    I am going to try to create more marketable images by creating themes based on the calendar. Not just holidays, but months of this and that. I had some trouble locating a resource that had the information I wanted in one place. I like this calendar best, so,I am sharing... More
  • My first blog

    by Fainastock02 | 25th of November, 2012

    Hii alll, This is my first blog. I'm registered on Dreamstime for quite a while now. However the first years I wasn't so serious into photography. Now however, its becoming more and more fun and interesting to see the images uploaded getting sold to other buyers who are... More
  • What I learned selling stock images online

    by Peanutroaster | 2nd of November, 2012

    I've been selling stock images online for about a year and a half now. I started out as a complete novice and have grown to the point that I consider myself somewhat of a pro. But I'm always learning and improving! The learning curve in selling stock online is steep... More
  • I'm confused. Can you help?

    by Fantasyart | 17th of October, 2012

    Sorry if my question is obvious, but I have not found an answer to this question. My question is this: What are the rights to be activated when you submit a photo or illustration? - Web Usage (W-EL) - Print Usage (P-EL) - Sell the rights (SR-EL, SR-EL 1, SR-EL 3)... More
  • Crop tool ©

    by Shmeljov | 11th of October, 2012

    Crop tool is a really handy instrument. Sometimes it's just enough to take a photo and cut a part of it and that's it: a normal level selling photo is now almost a bestseller. See Article
  • My first sale

    by Alicestorm | 4th of October, 2012

    Yeeey my first photo sold, I'm so happy :) See Article
  • Kaiju - stock rulez!

    by Kaijustock | 21st of September, 2012

    Uh.. My first time when I sold sth on stock! 3D rulez! Yeeeea! I am happy! :) Hello Dreamstime! :) See Article
  • My first 100$!

    by Dark3y3s | 21st of September, 2012

    I have finally reached my first 100$ today, after more than 2 years contributing to DT agency :) Although somewhere along the way I lost my hope for this thing to happen, when I saw today that I achieved it I felt really happy and raised my hopes and expectations back high.... More
  • Kids at the playground.

    by Korat_cn | 10th of September, 2012

    Great! What a beautiful surprise, this image is so loved from buyers! I've uploaded it at the end of may and I've reached an earning of 107 $ today! An estract of my earning page for image no 19361916. Views:1594 Downloads:43 Total:$107.11 Very very GOOD!... More
  • Waiting for Sales

    by Peanutroaster | 16th of August, 2012

    One of the mistakes newbies make (I know because I was once one myself), is thinking that they have the greatest stock photograph ever, upload it, sit back and wait for the sales to pour in. Its like waiting for the phone to ring to tell you that you've won a contest.... More
  • Why I do not have pictures sell it?

    by Jianbinglee | 15th of July, 2012

    I have always DT picture sale of very few. In particular, recently, it was actually nothing to download.Although I know my picture in a multi-editorial pictures, but I know this is not the cause. Dear friends, I want to hear your suggestions, some comfort, or let me continue... More
  • BIG in microSTOCK tips and tutorials

    by Kikkerdirk | 2nd of July, 2012

    Hello All I'm very proud to announce the launch of my brand new website. It is still in development but already contains quite some interesting articles. Topics go from basic over advanced microstock to photography and a whole lot more. Learn how to sell successfully images... More
  • SpiderPic - Another case for being exclusive

    by Peanutroaster | 3rd of June, 2012

    I recently sold this crazy photo of myself (I was dressed up for a charity event with a disco theme) and I was really curious to see where it might show up. A Google images search took me to this site called SpiderPic.com and there it was - with a watermark -among hundreds... More
  • What are your plans when you receive the first payment

    by Vtr | 1st of June, 2012

    This is in continuation to my earlier Blog Entry Monetizing a hobby is the sweetest thing and for some whom this is a fulltime profession the need of the hour. I know that there are lot of photographers here who would have already crossed the 100$ mark and have got their... More
  • How mature is this mature market?

    by Peanutroaster | 2nd of May, 2012

    They say the micro stock world is a maturing market. But how mature can a market be when new players seem to jump in everyday? It is a mature market in many ways but in a lot of ways the players still act very immature. I think the most recent debate about rate changes... More
  • $600 Earnings Image

    by Iwhitwo | 29th of April, 2012

    I received a surprising email from Dreamstime this week that read as follows: SR-EL sale - ID - Immediate action required Dear Ian, This is an automated notification informing you that one of your files has been sold under the Sell the rights license. The image... More
  • My first TIFF sale!

    by Chamanzinga | 29th of February, 2012

    I was so pleased to see one of my image being downloaded as TIFF! If I know where this image would show-up (may be on a cover of a magazine or something), it would be so encouraging! To be honest, after I had about 20 images approved including the one that was downloaded... More

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