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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
  • 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
  • 1000 IMAGES ONLINE in 4 months

    by Bennymarty | 25th of September, 2014

    I'm glad to share with you my new milestone: 1000 IMAGES ONLINE in 4 months approved with a 70% acceptance ratio! Here some samples that you can find in my portfolio:                               and 3 editors' choice:      ... More
  • 300 Images online

    by Neildenize | 23rd of September, 2014

    Just got over 300 images approved online real stoked with how the portfolio is coming along,and managed to sneak one into the assignment section. cheers Neil [previmg]0,400,74,224_44617452[/previmg] See Article
  • 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
  • Close to 4000 Images Online!

    by Eric1513 | 10th of September, 2014

    After 8 years on Dreamstime (I joined August 2006), I am close to having 4000 images online. I have about 70 uploaded and waiting for review and plan on uploading another 40-50 before the month is over. My goal is to reach 4000 before the end of September. Wish me luck.... More
  • New to DT

    by Claudiobarreira | 9th of September, 2014

    Hello fellow DT users, I'm a photography enthusiast for a long time, always taking pictures for personal use and as a hobby. Recently I was introduced to the microstock world, which, of course, caught my attention. Why not try to make some extra money out of an hobby... More
  • #Roaring25, a trip down memory lane

    by Malinash | 3rd of September, 2014

    It seems like yesterday to us that moment, 10 years ago, when Dreamstime, in its current form, was born. Transitioning to microstock can be hard, but when you start with a team of people who are young, innovative and willing, things will take shape pretty fast. Before... More
  • Do you like movies? Let's play game

    by Oliena | 29th of August, 2014

    One of my favorite ways to spend chilly autumn evenings - is watching movies. Once I wondered, if there was a film about stock photographer as a main character, what was it like? I imagine some romantic comedy about very talented, but shy guy, who worked from 9 till... 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Beginnings In Microstock I

    by Guernica | 20th of July, 2014

    As someone who is just taking my first tentative steps into the world of stock images, I am of course wondering what sort of images are most likely to be accepted. I would really prefer to not waste my time on images that really have no chance of being accepted due to the... More
  • Commercial vs artistic integrity

    by Glennmart | 15th of July, 2014

      This is a repost (slightly edited) of something I said in one of the forums. I think it holds true to not just photography, but anything we are passionate about and would like to make a living from. It talks about the tension of doing only what you love, but the... More
  • 300 photos online

    by Msalena | 7th of July, 2014

    Hey guys! Today I got accepted my 300s photo online. I suppose, not too bad for someone, who is working full time job, dedicating just some of evening time to what I really enjoy - to Ms Photography! During these 7 months of being a part do DT family I learnt a lot about... More

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