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  • 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.                More
  • 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
  • Consistently send photos to stock photo agencies

    by Noegrr | 1st of July, 2014

    For the purposes of sending stock photo agency is not easy. Even then we should have a fairly high self consistency. because if not, just in a matter of a few months, you will stop. We do not need to be anxious if you want to send a photo to an agent if just a hobby.... More
  • My first stock photo sales

    by Piconstock | 1st of July, 2014

    This are my first stock photo sales and i'm happy :) Valladolid Streets   Mexican lasso demonstration   Thank you! See Article
  • Welcome to my Pinterest Board

    by Subhra2jyoti | 23rd of June, 2014

    Dear friends, I have created a board in Pinterest to promote my stock images. Please do visit the same at the following link:- My Board on Pinterest Your feedback and tips will be quite helpful to me. Please do visit. Warm regards, Subhrajyoti India... More
  • Are you a professional?

    by Idruzhinin | 20th of June, 2014

    Have you ever thought, are you a professional photostock photographer? Have you ever thought, who are all those guys who are earning lots of money this way? I did. And I have answers. They are relevant for me only but you can try them if they match you. Or you can find... More
  • How do you get into the mode of taking stock photos?

    by CandyN1157 | 11th of June, 2014

    I have uploaded Many photos and so far only 8 have been accepted. I'm not getting discouraged, as I'm going to get this. But I'm leaving this Thursday to go to the UP of Michigan, Munising to be exact for my sister's wedding. Since I apparently don't get this "stock"... More
  • Four years with Dreamstime

    by Rigmanyi | 27th of April, 2014

    I'm celebrating four years with Dreamstime and I'd like to share with you some of my experiences and ask you some questions that may be difficult, perhaps rhetorical. When I first got into stock photography, I've done some research and I started working with... More

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