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  • 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
  • Satisfaction of the long awaited sale

    by Peanutroaster | 25th of June, 2013

    After you've been in the micro stock game for a while, perhaps a few years, you'll come to appreciated the satisfaction that comes along with a long awaited sale. Perhaps it was one of the first images you uploaded and got accepted. Maybe it was an... More
  • Nothing to take photos of!

    by Inyrdreams | 24th of June, 2013

    I'm bored! there's nothing to take pictures of! gosh I live in a flat, yucky part of the world.. now if I lived (___fill in the blank) then I would have the best photos and the most sales here! If only I could win the lottery and travel all over the word, the best camera... More
  • Now, more work and less talk...

    by Robinstockphotos | 12th of June, 2013

    I had been waiting impatiently for getting proper equipment. I have been tired of post processing each and every single photo from my compact camera. The only good feature of my compact camera is IS and 840mm lens. So, finally...the much awaited equipment upgrade! I... More
  • My view on shooting for STOCK

    by Mrallen | 4th of June, 2013

    As a full time professional who has been involved in shooting stock photography since 1972, I upload to DT for one reason only.......to give a home to (and make at least something) from the many hundreds of images I have that I do not submit to my regular mainstream... More
  • (: Many achievements :)

    by TMarchev | 31st of May, 2013

    Thanks Dreamstime :) Check this track Experience: ~4 years Uploaded files: 700~ Total sales: 1.100~ Portfolio exposure: 2.28% Database exposure: 0.05% Downloads per... More
  • 150th image online

    by Amdizdarevic | 20th of May, 2013

    I just had my 150th image accepted and another 30-40 are waiting to be reviewed. Over the last few months, dreamstime has improved the way that I process my images. Feedback that we receive on rejected images is great and I took it and applied it to my processing style.... More
  • 10.000 $ … stock .. Now what?

    by Asterixvs | 9th of May, 2013

    After 2 years, 7 months and 9 days I reached the 10.000$. Now What?... I started submitting in a lucky day of September 13th and I got my first sale after 15 days….. 0.99 cents. …. For the rest of 9999.01 I did the following:... More
  • Five years, and 20,000 sales later...

    by Bradcalkins | 7th of May, 2013

    I always had a thing for nice round numbers, so it is with some satisfaction that I hit 20,000 sales right around my 5 year anniversary! When I started out I never would have guessed I would get to this point, but I also completely underestimated how much effort would be... More
  • Stock or not Stock? that is the question...

    by Tempestz | 5th of May, 2013

    As someone who has used stock photos in a past job, I can appreciate the creative photographs some photographers see when they capture an image. I always had something in mind when i was searching for stock photos, whether it was for a blog i wrote such as the following... More
  • My family hates microstock

    by Daddiomanottawa | 3rd of May, 2013

    Well, not exactly. I suppose I should rephrase my title to more correctly say, "My Family Hates the way microstock has changed me". Yup, it has. I am changed, altered. Microstockly-speaking, I am but a shadow of the man I was fifteen months ago. Like one of the Autobots... More

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