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  • Editorial can Work

    by Danienel | 16th of April, 2013

    I've always been a bit skeptical about shooting non-hard-press editorial imagery, since I underestimated the amount of editorial publications that need images of a more commentary and information type of style. Dreamstime, I'm glad to report, are one of the few agencies... More
  • Finally on Dreamstime

    by Jfanchin | 5th of April, 2013

    I finally get some of my images on Dreamstime, this is so exciting I've create my account since last year, and only now i finally get the time to upload my works I am really glad I'm on DT, and be surrounded by people who have a mutual interest "Photography" this is so... More
  • Finally reached my one year goal!

    by Inyrdreams | 29th of March, 2013

    well its been a long year, (ok.. it was a little over a year!) but I managed to get over 500 images accepted, and my first 100 sales! thanks so much for the support of everyone and all the tips and help along the way. sure is a learning curve to stock and I am still learning!... More
  • 500 images online - time to celebrate!

    by Martingraf | 26th of March, 2013

    Two years ago, if someone would have told me that I will have half a thousand images online at Dreamstime - I would have said "No way". Now the 500th picture has been accepted. Funny though that they're brick walls, because I never thought I would take... More
  • Stockphoto 101

    by Matthiase | 13th of March, 2013

    Well taking a photo isn't hard? - Not at all. With today's technology everyone can pick up a camera and take images. A very common comment you get as a photographer - "Your camera take very good photos" - What should i answer to that, c'... More
  • 500 Sales Thanks to the DT Community!

    by Mike2focus | 4th of March, 2013

    In May of 2011 I bought my first camera! I was so excited to start shooting photos so I could upload them on DreamsTime. DreamsTime is my favorite micro stock agency that I'd been using to purchase photos for projects at the ad agency I work at. But like most people, I didn'... More
  • Slow month Feb'13. Why???

    by Henrymm | 28th of February, 2013

    Dear all, February has just ended. But no sale for me. Is it just happen to me only? How about you guys? But I hope that this is a kind of Up and Down situation as long as Stock photography is concerned. So I won't give up and will upload more and more as much as I... More
  • Two achievements in one day!

    by TMarchev | 27th of February, 2013

    Hello community of creative people:} I want to share with you my day 27.02.2013... Today i got 1000th sale and have 650 files online ready for more sales! Yeah it's good day for me! I know that there are people who are novices and also expect such achievements so... More
  • Firsts pictures, firsts views,...

    by Jordieasy | 20th of February, 2013

    Good evening! I'm new at stock photography, and I've been using dreamstime as I read is one of the best stock photo pages. By now I'm trying to upload pictures little by little, anyway I can't keep my patience and wait for those 10-12 days to see if my pictures are accepted... More
  • Get into the mind of your customer

    by Peanutroaster | 13th of February, 2013

    After reading the blogs and message boards here for several years there is one thing that really sticks out in my mind - that is that photographer's do a lot of talking to each other, sharing information with each other, hooting and hollering, praising and complaining, about... More
  • What is Stock?

    by Wisconsinart | 12th of February, 2013

    I had spent the entire day walking around downtown specifically to shoot pictures for stock. I'm trying to grow my portfolio to where it can generate a nice side income every month. I took a picture of an office building. I also shot a bridge going over a river. There was... More
  • Forcing myself to "shoot stock"

    by Robinstockphotos | 4th of February, 2013

    Stock photography is supposed to be serious business, right? Where you have bring well dressed businessmen in dark suit sporting spotless neckties, a finger hovering around in the air drawing an increasing bar graph? Or maybe pressing a button on a touch screen that strikes... More
  • Current Google Controversy

    by Enigmacypher | 18th of January, 2013

    Many of you may be aware of the recent controversy that has come up regarding images provided via Google Drive. If you have not yet heard about this, please do some reading as the outcome may have wide reaching effects throughout the microstock community. In very quick... More
  • 2013 And the things I'll be trying to do

    by Cammeraydave | 17th of January, 2013

    Well I missed my whole featured photographer week on Dreamstime because I was on vacation. Darn it, I usually check things most days... but I was just plain relaxing, trying to recharge the batteries. I had big plans to photograph "stuff" but did not get very far at all.... More
  • Planning resource

    by Chanevy | 19th of December, 2012

    I am going to try to create more marketable images by creating themes based on the calendar. Not just holidays, but months of this and that. I had some trouble locating a resource that had the information I wanted in one place. I like this calendar best, so,I am sharing... More
  • Stock photography, Hit or Miss

    by Linushutz | 10th of December, 2012

    Seems like some people are just cruising through the stock photography with ease, and some people like me are really struggling. Is it difficult for you as well? what are the challenges you go through mentally, physically? how much hours do you spend? how long have you... More
  • I need encourage

    by Yamatato | 4th of December, 2012

    Last year I began to stock pohoto on DT, in the first time I met a lot of trouble, but it will be better, now I have 115 photos, I will upload more pictures to DT, I need everyone's encouragement, I will do my best! I'm interested in texture, like brickwall or wood texture.... More
  • My new blog with forum

    by Brmonico | 30th of November, 2012

    Hi everyone. I would like to invite you all to meet my new blog . I have made a forum there too because there is not information in Portuguese. If you are Portuguese or speak Portuguese will be good but we can discuss in english too. It´s all new , so no discussion yet.... More
  • 100 uploads and first assignment photo accepted

    by Marleenwolters | 28th of November, 2012

    This week I reached 2 milestones! First I got over a 100 pictures accepted and second one of my files was accepted into the assignment. So I thought it would be nice to write my first blog to. Last year I did a photography course for hobbyists . I learned to handle the... More
  • Question

    by Silent47 | 25th of November, 2012

    I can give the same images that i sell on sites to the model? If i do a photo shoot with someone and that person asks me for edited stock photos ... can i give them? See Article

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