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  • Stock Photography beginner

    by Opreaioan | 5th of December, 2013

    All about me in a few words. My name is Ioan Oprea and I'm 28. I was born in a little isolated village, named Crihalma (here) is the link to the history of the village) located in the heart of Transylvanian territory, mostly known as Vlad Dracul... More
  • Contributors shape the market!

    by Mani33 | 24th of November, 2013

    I'm writing this blog because I believe there is wave of strange behavior from some contributors that is affecting the Microstocks Market in a way or another. This concerns everyone, but specially non exclusive photographers or those who might think of being non exclusives... More
  • Fuji X100s - the ultimate walkabout stock camera?

    by Alistaircotton | 12th of November, 2013

    I've been a fan of Fuji's higher-end cameras ever since I dumped a Nikon D70 for an end-of-line S3 Pro. Fuji's S3 Pro was based on an even older end-of-line Nikon film body and had some quirks that made it almost impossible to shoot in raw. Well, that's not true - the... More
  • Featured Contributor!

    by Wisconsinart | 1st of November, 2013

    So I log into Dreamstime today and am about to drill down into the site when I notice the "Featured Contributor" space had an image similar to one of mine. I click on it and sure enough, it was one of my images! Then I notice the name of the contributor is the same as mine.... More
  • A case for exclusivity

    by Alvera | 31st of October, 2013

    I read this on a stock photography forum and I think is good to share. So: "I read a quote in the book "The 4-Hour Work Week" that I think summarizes our situation quite well. ..talking about why not to sell product through many distributors.. "It works like this:... More
  • How to start in stock photography

    by Dudau | 23rd of October, 2013

    If you're passionate about photography, you probably spend a lot on photo equipment and a return of that investment will come in handy. Or you may simply want to earn some extra money out of your hobby and don't really know how to do this. Stock photography may be the answer... More
  • 7 Years in Stock Photography

    by Thefinalmiracle | 1st of October, 2013

    Its been 7 years and a week to be precise that my journey in stock photography started. It has been with success, failures, saturation and probably a rebirth of me as a photographer in the end. There were moments of celebration where there were ocassional SR-EL or EL sales... More
  • My story on: How I started in stock photography

    by Alexa_adrian2001 | 30th of September, 2013

    It is a while since I was planning to write a blog about how I got started in stock photography. I will write here kind of an introduction or resume and then I will kindly ask you to follow the link where you will see entire history in much details. It all started at least... More
  • How to get ahead in stock photography

    by Bradcalkins | 20th of September, 2013

    Like a few others here, I'm skeptical of the benefit of using social media to promote your stock photography. While there may be some benefit, one has to also consider the opportunity cost. How much time spent on social media could be spent on producing more images?... More
  • $20,000 !!

    by Mrallen | 18th of September, 2013

    I have just passed a significant landmark today (Sept.18 2013). My total earnings have just passed the $20,000 mark from just over 13,200 sales. After a very slow start when I first joined DT in late 2009, my total earnings figure is now increasing by around... More
  • Responsive Design and Dreams Time Photo

    by Jamespaulsandel | 15th of September, 2013

    I recently acquired a responsive, image depended theme from Color Awesomeness called Pinbin. After checking out all of the stock photo sites, I found dreamstime to provide the best selection. I was able to stock my site with quality photos. dreamstime is my new first choice.... More
  • Happy Halloween!

    by Peanutroaster | 10th of September, 2013

    The back to school supplies are emptying out of the local super stores, and the shelves are starting to get filled with the first round of Halloween and Thanksgiving products. Time to pull out the Halloween stock images! Skulls, witches, pumpkins, candy... More
  • How you can become copyright free - learn the industries secrets

    by Nikitu | 3rd of September, 2013

    How many times did you get a rejection because you forgot to remove a license plate, an iPhone button or a tiny artwork on a wall behind you main subject? When shooting people, the protocol is simple (have a model release printed, make sure it's a good general MR or a Dreamstime... More
  • Easily upload your photos to multiple microstock sites

    by Huislaw | 28th of August, 2013

    Before I start my post, here are some sweet cupcakes for everyone: Do you sell photos on many microstock agencies? If yes, GO to download GO Stock Developed by MyMicrostock & GO Software, it will help to automate repetitive tasks and save time.... More
  • Successful in stock photography?

    by Matthiase | 18th of August, 2013

    How do you get successful in stock photography? Answer = Have a BIG portfolio of high quality images and in ALL different categories. What images sell in stock then? - Almost everything. People, food, nature, animals I have sold images of open doors.... Yes, a open... More
  • Mother Earth 99 downloads!

    by TMarchev | 12th of August, 2013

    Today my 3D rendered image of Mother Earth are download for the 99th time... This is my best seller total earnings are $384.40 :) See Article
  • I don't understand

    by Gunasurya | 5th of August, 2013

    I am checking few members portfolio pages, there mention total sale 10 but downloading files 30 i don't understand? How to calculate sale or download? See Article
  • Ranking ?

    by Akvileja | 25th of July, 2013

    hello everyone, lately I found that there are some kind of game called stock rank, I wonder what is it ? as I cant play it because of unknown problem, maybe because of the internet problem anyway. is it worth to play it ? See Article
  • Stock Photos Are Created, Not Taken

    by Vcarmstrong | 24th of July, 2013

    If you have been around stock photography for any amount of time and paid attention to forums and blogs you undoubtedly have seen the phrase "Stock photos are created, not taken". Does this mean that you have to set up every situation and spend a ton of money of props and... More
  • Yes I can DT

    by Astormfr | 18th of July, 2013

    Yes I can! I did reached $100 revenus. And yes I can still improve my portfolio. Here is my own personnal little story: I joined Dreamstime on May 4, 2010. I was not really active at the beginning because I was learning photo and testing others microstock sites.... More

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