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  • Microstock Photography - The Winning Strategies, part II

    by Robinstockphotos | 5th of July, 2015

    Continued from Part I... Your intentions matter! Are you looking for shortcuts to make easy money online? Trying to anyhow get an image past the reviewers who seem to reject everything? It can be easily observed that many of those new to microstock photography believe... More
  • Tips for farm photography

    by Adammeadows12 | 30th of June, 2015

    Farms are seen as a dirty place, but through the lens of a camera so much beauty can be captured. As a farmer by day and a photographer by night one thing I can ensure you is that you should be prepared at all times. Prepare yourself and your equipment for dirt and dust,... More
  • Microstock Photography – The Winning Strategies, part I

    by Robinstockphotos | 28th of June, 2015

    Above is a catchy title that most stock photography veterans would raise an eyebrow at. Is there really a winning strategy? Not really. Or maybe there is. It depends largely on your expectations and definition of “winning”. This article has been compiled keeping the new... More
  • Imagining Business as a Newbie

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 27th of June, 2015

    I often see newbies asking questions on the message boards about what types of images are needed in this highly competitive business. To understand what end users are looking for, I recommend looking at the way dreamstime classifies images into categories and sub-categories.... More
  • Morning walk in Stockholm

    by Philipmorch | 25th of June, 2015

    On a recent business trip to Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, I had brought my camera in the hope that there would be an opportunity for some sightseeing. I was only in Stockholm for three days but the weather was excellent during my stay with temperatures of approx. 18... More
  • Capturing the Concept of Technology

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 25th of June, 2015

    Looking for inspiration for your next stock image? Look no further than the devices that surround you. We’re a wired world. It is hard to imagine getting through a day without using technology in some form or another. For a stock photographer, that’s a gold mine... More
  • First photo uploaded successfully

    by Sumitahldr80 | 13th of June, 2015

    Hi, I am newbie to this site. Not a photographer but definitely want to learn the craft. I created my login sometime back but looking at the jaw dropping pictures here was quite reluctant to add my pic.. so after lots of wait added one picture and voila the picture got... More
  • Over 2,000 images on Dreamstime! Amazing!

    by Bratty1206 | 12th of June, 2015

    A few years ago, I had no idea what stock photography even was. I remember the feeling, when the first ones were uploaded and accepted. I remember when they were rejected as well. I love the fact that there is always a reason for that 'little pink slip' and I make it... More
  • New script for preparing vector files for microstocks

    by Dacascas | 3rd of June, 2015

      Hi there! I have a fantastic news for all microstockers who work with Adobe Illustrator. Now we have new free script for preparing vector files for microstocks - Stock Master. This script automatically scans a vector file and fixes mistakes such as open paths, ghost... More
  • Any ideas on improving your popularity and sales?

    by Awesomesiang | 3rd of June, 2015

    Hey guys, I've been here for more than 5 months now. Just got 1 sale until today. So I've been wondering if there's any ways to increase my sales or perhaps which and what kind of stock photos you guys focus more on? The image that I got sale is `old book with old glasses`... More
  • Happy to complete another Milestone!

    by Ujjaldey | 31st of May, 2015

    Never thought I would get interest in stock photography and now I completed my 2nd Milestone of 50 online images! The quick sales did the 1st trick and then browsing some of your portfolios (with whom my interest matches) created a huge fascination within me to continue.... More
  • Another great adventure around the world with Belgrade, Serbia, Podgorica, Montenegro and much more!

    by Rjlerich | 19th of May, 2015

    Just back from another international adventure with my camera covering Madrid, Grand Canary Island, Serbia, Montenegro and, one of my regular necessities, Paris. I'll be the firs to admit I am a lucky guy to be able to take off on adventure at will and I do so quite... 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Never knew people were searching for ice and milk. I now know.

    by Beyo1980 | 16th of March, 2015

    Soms time ago I had a dream. The dream kept coming back, followed me around, even during day to day chores. And I knew I could make that dream come true. The dream? Gettin' smoking rich with photography. Yes, I was going to be that guy, that sold images and could make a living... More
  • Palm Trees

    by ImagesLib | 16th of March, 2015

    The Arecaceae are a botanical family of perennial lianas, shrubs, and trees commonly known as palm trees. (Due to historical usage, the family is alternatively called Palmae or Palmaceae.) They are flowering plants, the only family in the monocot order Arecales. Roughly 202... More
  • Beaches, shores, stones, summer

    by ImagesLib | 15th of March, 2015

    A beach is a landform along the coast of an ocean, sea, lake, or river. It usually consists of loose particles, which are often composed of rock, such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, or cobblestones. The particles comprising a beach are occasionally biological in origin,... More
  • First editors' choice

    by Brocko | 27th of February, 2015

    I was surprise to see that i finally have my first editors choice. I'll drink at least one beer for that. Thanks whoever you are, editor! /cheers      See Article
  • First Milestone - $100!!

    by Prsntg | 26th of February, 2015

    6 months, 313 uploads, 36 sales and today I reached my first personal milestone - The payout limit. I was interested in photography since a long time. Bought my first P&S sometime in 2009 and started shooting just about anything I see!! After a long wait, I managed to... More

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