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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
  • Image found on another stock photography website!

    by Aleksandersson | 27th of August, 2014

    One of my files here was downloaded few days ago. I did a search for it cause I just wanted to see where my files end up, and I found it on Czech stock photography website. So they bought my file, I got 35 cents for it and now they are getting money from it? I think they... More
  • SO EXCITED ONE OF MY PICS GOT EDITORS CHOICE

    by Lifeontheside | 27th of August, 2014

    Well, I am just so thrilled and have to share. When I logged onto my account I was so excited to find that one of my photographs had received Editors Choice. What an honour to be included among some of the most truly amazing images in this section. I was not expecting... More
  • Milestone: 1000 Photos Online!

    by Jdanne | 25th of August, 2014

    Today is a happy day for me: - 1000 photos online !!!! And: - around 4,5 years at Dreamstime - 70,1 percent acceptance ratio - 3 assignment photos - 753 images sold (should be improved!) Progress comes slowly but constantly. Now I want to concentrate on more... More
  • 11,111 Downloads - it's not the end, is it?

    by Eyewave | 25th of August, 2014

    I usually don't car about the number of downloads - i find $ to be more interesting - but today I saw two contributor blogs here writing about their new milestones of 10,000 DLs. So I looked into my stats and noticed I was already way beyond that number. Since the actual... More
  • People photoshoot

    by Matthiase | 21st of August, 2014

    I did a awesome photoshoot with one of my new models a week ago. Here's some of the images:). The images turned out great and I'm looking forward to work with this model again.       See Article
  • 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
  • UNESCO Michaelischurch (image)

    by Culturalstockphoto | 14th of August, 2014

    Hello DS-users, Recently I visited some ancient interesting towns in Germany (Hildesheim, Monschau) where I created appealing images. That is, if you are interested in historical buildings/objects such as Romanesque churches (some of them a thousand... 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... More
  • Three hundred photos on line - the first milestone for me!

    by Theob | 12th of August, 2014

    My first three hundred images online, is for me an important step (a milestone); after an absence of several years, I came back in force at the end of April, and I added various image from different places and diversified domains! I hope that until the end of the year... More
  • Milestone: 10,000 Sales

    by Wisconsinart | 11th of August, 2014

    Reaching 10,000 sales may seem like a wonderful milestone, but I don't see it that way. There are way too many Contributors who are outperforming me. That tells me I'm not good enough. The microstock industry is changing quickly and the good times are long gone for individual... More
  • Everybody's Milestone...This is my.....

    by Helgidinson | 30th of July, 2014

    Milestone…I think, many of DT's contributor announced certain milestone since joining , I myself was one of them. Today I will be announcing a different kind of milestone. I surpass 5 days without a single sale, and not even subscription. But no complain , prior to this... More
  • 100 sales milestone

    by Tru9ja | 30th of July, 2014

    WOW! I just hit a beautiful milestone, 100 sales in Dreamstime. This has become an incentive to work more, work hard and work smart. I must confess the quality of my photographs have improved since i joined Dreamstime. Thank you Dreamstime for providing the platform... More
  • first milestone $100

    by Davem01 | 28th of July, 2014

      After more than 3 years with Dreamstime I've finally made the $100 stage - its taken a long time and at time I thought it may never happen. Next target 200 images online It would be great to be able to find what/where the images have been used for. I cant... More
  • My First Travel as a Stock-Photographer In France, Vic-sur-Cere

    by Cleymans | 28th of July, 2014

    My First Travel as a Stock-Photographer In France, Vic-sur-Cere Hi, My Name is Bart And I started Taking Pictures A while ago and Learned to know Stock-photography... and I love it , My first terrain was my own home-town in Gent, one of the most Beautiful City's in... More
  • 3000 photos online milestone

    by Thorken | 28th of July, 2014

    Yesterday I was really happy. I have reached 3000 photos online. It is less than 4 years when I start to cooperate with Dreamstime.com and my target was to get accepted at least 1 photo. Then I wished to sell at least 1 photo. Since that times my goals are much higher :-)... More
  • Two thousand images sold

    by Arturoosorno | 26th of July, 2014

    New milestone, two thousand images sold through Dreamstime. I like to produce images of various subjects, work on a task until satisfactory results are obtained then go on to another topic. Refresh creativity, try new techniques is the goal for now. Still a lot of work to... More

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