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  • New blogs by Ellen Boughn

    by Ellenboughn | 3rd of January, 2010

    Thanks to all the wonderful experience I gained writing blogs for Dreamstime for two years nicely organized by Maigi here, I have decided to go forward with a new blog on my own site found here I hope you find them helpful as you continue to succeed at Dreamstime and look... More
  • Ups and Downs

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of October, 2008

    Images that reflect the current turmoil in world financial markets and it's impact on key industries will be in the news and show up in print and online for months (years?) to come whether the economy plunges further or rebounds quickly. What goes up, must come down but... More
  • A trip to the bookstore (Part 1)

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    We all get "stuck" in a void of inspiration sometimes. I find that my best ideas often come out of the blue when I'm NOT consciencously trying to think of something creative. When that kind brain freeze sets in, try just taking a break from even thinking about your... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach... More
  • Myths of the Microstock Industry

    by Wisconsinart | 6th of May, 2015

    It is a constant for new contributors joining Dreamstime so there are always people who are beginning their journey into the business of commercial photography. And thus, many of them invariably ask the same questions over and over as they seek answers for being successful... More
  • Celebration-day for me today: over 500 pictures online!

    by Cleymans | 6th of May, 2015

    Hi Finally and just in one years work I have 500 pictures online and counting... and I didn't even have a camera one year ago... I'm really more and more into stock-fotography and take my camera with me every day i go out, I think it is the best way to create a stock.... More
  • Wonderful place and nature in Thailand

    by Fotoshooter2523 | 6th of May, 2015

    This blog introduced myself and pictures in my portfolio.Each picture described place,moment and scene of everywhere I go around Thailand architecture,plant,flower,animal,Thai temple and beautiful objects that you can see in Thai traditional.              ... More
  • My first $100

    by Tigertim01 | 5th of May, 2015

    Hi fellow dreamers. Just wanted to share some success in reaching my first milestone of $100 on Dreamtime. I started back in Sept last year and had only owned my camera for about 3 months and wanted to challenge myself to see if anyone would want to buy a photo I had... More
  • 1500 images online

    by Perstock | 5th of May, 2015

        Time to celebrate! Today I past 1500 images online - an image from Vaxholm, "capital" of Stockholm archipelago. The other image is taken in Gaschurn, Austria where I spend a great week in february - partly financed from DT sales :-) Cheers from Stockholm! More
  • Fifty images of dreams and progress

    by Tenkende | 1st of May, 2015

    Hello everybody, it's my first post on Dreamstime Blog! I'm writing to share with you my joy about my first "important" upload milestone - 50 images online! I know that it may not seem important as there are a lot of portfolios on Dreamstime with 1000 and more images, but... More
  • The Sinking of the Lusitania

    by Popsidoodle | 29th of April, 2015

    May 7th, 1915 just 11 miles off the coast of Ireland a German Submarine, U-20, lay in wait. RMS Lusitania was nearing the end of her 202nd voyage. One torpedo was fired striking the ship on the starboard side. Soon after there was a second explosion and in just 18 minutes... More
  • My first hundred sales!

    by Theob | 27th of April, 2015

    My first hundred sales, a threshold that I finally reached after a year since I came back to this site, with desire to have as many, varied and most outstanding images from as many areas and sections, from everything that surrounds us. It's a new milestone what I reached... More
  • New milestone celebration: 5000 photos online :-)

    by Thorken | 27th of April, 2015

    When I started to upload photos to Dreamstime, I didn´t think I´ll have so many photos. And it happened! Yesterday I reached a new milestone. I have over 5000 photos online. Last (4000 photos milestone) I reached in January 2015... Interesting is, that in last 12 month... More
  • 1st 100...Milestone!

    by Dolimac | 26th of April, 2015

    SO, I just realized the I passed the 100th vector illustration upload mark... months ago :) It's taken way too long to get here! ironically, this was image 100: breakin' on through again!   See Article
  • Milestone of $4.000,00

    by Maxsp | 16th of April, 2015

      Just reached the milestone of $4.000,00 Yuri, Challenge accepted! See Article
  • Incredible Badami, the land of Chalukyas

    by Mangalika | 10th of April, 2015

    We have been visiting many ancient places and ruins since couple of years, some were within India, some outside and some are well known as UNESCO world Heritage site. After my previous article on Hampi, this is the second blog on such a historic place. Badami was the regal... More
  • First five hundred photos

    by Andreistancu | 10th of April, 2015

    After one year on Dreamstime I've manage to reach five hundred photos online. This milestone made me more carefully regarding choose end post processing photos. I hope that at the and of the year that number will triple :) Photo with number 500:    More
  • TWENTY THOUSAND SALES - My Story

    by Mrallen | 30th of March, 2015

    I've just passed another major milestone : Twenty Thousand Sales ! I've been a member since late August 2009, although up until the end of 2010 I had only uploaded a few images, just to see if Dreamstime membership was worthwhile. It was, so I then started adding... More
  • Celebrating 2000 pictures online

    by Bennymarty | 30th of March, 2015

    Let me share with you my new milestone of over 2,000 photos online in 11 months of my membership to the community of DT. I am a contributor exclusive; therefore I have not brought my portfolio from another site but I made them one by one, each of the 2,000 pictures present... More
  • First 100$ milestone (and first blog post)!

    by Lilleskut | 29th of March, 2015

    Quite happy to have finally made it. I jumped over the 100$ threshold with a 9.90 $ sale of a very green image, which is by far the most I got for a single sale.  I started with dreamstime back in 2010 when I uploaded a couple of images out of curiosity to see whether... More

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