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  • 10 encouraging tips for newcomers in stock photography

    by Newnow | 25th of April, 2014

    Hello everyone, This is my first blog and first post ever published anywhere on internet and it's just because I think I have some great tips for all new stock photographers such as myself. First of all, I would like to say few things about myself because later you'll... More
  • The Kung Fu Master of Stock Teaches Grasshopper About the "Obvious"

    by Wisconsinart | 19th of April, 2014

    The Kung Fu Master of Stock was in his garden photographing garden tools arranged in ways to appeal for commercial purposes when Grasshopper wandered in, looking dejected and sad. Master inquired as to why the long face and the reply was Grasshopper was disappointed with... More
  • 3000 Image Online with Dreamstime !!

    by Joshuaraineyphotography | 16th of April, 2014

    Well, in the spirit of how Dreamstime does things around here, celebrating every milestone, I wanted to celebrate my 3000th image online! I couldn't be happier with the progress I've been making in the microstock world and Dreamstime has really been a huge success for me.... More
  • 3 years and 404 images

    by Mrhighsky | 7th of April, 2014

    So recently I have reached my goal of 400 images online on Dreamstime, well 404 to be exact. I joined Dreamstime 3 years ago and during this time I learned a lot. I started out as an illustrator. I wasn't very good at this. It took me some time to learn about it and then... More
  • Using iPhone 5S for Stock

    by Joshuaraineyphotography | 31st of March, 2014

    I've really been on a motivated journey recently to get more and more images accepted on the microstock sites I contribute to, especially Dreamstime. I've been increasing my portfolio at a pretty rapid pace and I've seen my downloads increase quite quickly! Part of the... More
  • 1000 Sales!

    by Joshuaraineyphotography | 26th of March, 2014

    I have officially hit the 1000 sale mark with my portfolio here at Dreamstime! This image of a snow-covered dock at Lake Tahoe did the trick. That's really exciting news, especially considering where I was at less than a year ago. I've been adding images like crazy and... More
  • Milestone: $20,000 Total Earnings, Lesson Learned: Ego vs Confidence

    by Wisconsinart | 23rd of March, 2014

    I've recently reached two milestone with Dreamstime: Fives years as a contributor and $20,000 total earnings. I was first published 40 years ago and thus started my career in freelance art, but I never really enjoyed any real income until I branched into online microstock.... More
  • Saying Hello

    by Amdizdarevic | 16th of March, 2014

    It's been a while since I posted anything. Wanted to share some of the latest accepted images. I am looking forward to having 300 images accepted. More
  • Tutorial - Stock video footage prepare/export as Valid Quicktime files

    by Designersl | 7th of March, 2014

    Stock footage business has become a major income method for lot of video artists, producers, animators. Some people are doing this as a hobby while making passive income from it. I'm too into video animation and shooting, and have uploaded few videos myself too.... More
  • Searching the web

    by Helgidinson | 16th of February, 2014

    Out of my curiosity one day, I try to input my my name "Helgidinson" at the google search engine. And to my surprise several items were found. This includes stock photo website that I never heards of. Such as "Sevector" Dollarphoto club, Stockpodium...to name a few. Unfortunately... More
  • Go where the action is

    by Inyrdreams | 26th of January, 2014

    Stock photography is used in so many applications, we see images everywhere we look. For those of us in the business, we can hire models, have state of the art studios, or travel all over the world. or... we can go where the action is. In my part of the US, there... More
  • Steve Allen's favorite images - New Collection

    by Mrallen | 24th of January, 2014

    Have a look at the new collection - Steve's Favorite Images. This great collection of almost 400 colorful stock images includes some of Steve's own work, but mostly the great photography of more than 75 other Dreamstime photographers. (I will add the work... More
  • Top 10 Things to Do When It's Cold Outside

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 23rd of January, 2014

    It’s January. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, that means it’s winter. And winter means the days are short and the temperatures are low. Hearing words like “polar vortex”, makes you just want to crawl into a warm bed and hibernate until spring,... More
  • Romancing the Camera

    by Daddiomanottawa | 22nd of January, 2014

    I often wander about with my camera... even on the coldest of winter days and nights. Whilst some enjoy a cold, winters evening in their home, sitting on the couch, huddled under warm blankets and enjoying the TV, I might be outdoors in -30 degree weather doing one... More
  • Double Digits

    by Jormonago | 17th of January, 2014

    I am very excited that I have reached double digits for my number of sales. My next goal is to reach 100 uploads before my 1 year with Dreamstime next month. Here is a picture of my best selling photo, which has had four sales. It has been a fun experience and a great... More
  • To win is to give all energy to your creations.

    by Okanakdeniz | 16th of January, 2014

    I am not an After Effect or web design author. I don't have much skills on creating something. But I can see angles in photos and videos quiet well enough to sell. My real job is making commercial musics to companies. I am a musician in Turkey. All I want to say, if you... More
  • How to deal with common rejections?

    by Mrhighsky | 14th of January, 2014

    What do every contributors hates about stock photography? Yes that's right being your image rejected. I have been on dreamstime as a contributors for about 3 years and during this period I have learned a lot about microstock, So I would like to share my experience... More
  • Stock photography with your phone ?

    by Feriteglas | 13th of January, 2014

    Yes, you can do stock photography with your phone. Nowadays, smartphones have good enough cameras. Of course you will not have the same results as with a good DSLR, but here are a few photographs made with my phone. Actually, the first one, with my home town, Medias, was... More
  • Level 3 TIFF sold!!!

    by M4rio1979 | 12th of January, 2014

    Wooohooo...this is my best sold TIFF photo so far...I made $14.38 with this sale...o man...I wish many more sales like this. Nice start of a 2014. :) I remember a morning on my vacation in Turkey when I have taken this shot... Here is my sold photo. More
  • How to take best photo

    by Anees32 | 8th of January, 2014

    How to make photos that really sell ....it is simple if don't waste your time to take too many pictures rather concentrate on quality because it is quality and concept that will rise your photo to higher level. And important use the camera kit in which it has its specialization.... More

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