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  • 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
  • New to stock photography and dreamstime!

    by Amdizdarevic | 20th of November, 2012

    Hello Everyone - I am new to Stock Photography and also new to Dreamstime. Very excited that I had 16 of my photos approved, few more are in the pending box. I am looking for some tips how to get traffic on my photos. Is it all in the key wording? Thank... More
  • Just went Exclusive with Dreamstime!

    by Nospmisk | 7th of November, 2012

    I've been with Dreamstime since 2006 as a VERY inactive member. Uploaded a batch of files and haven't really added to it since... until recently. I am now going to be a very active member of Dreamstime and my goal is to be a top contributor!... More
  • Dreamstime goes mobile

    by Costa007 | 5th of November, 2012

    Despite our diversity, most of us have a lot in common. I'll only close in on two aspects: we love mobile phones and we love the Internet. We also like sharing our experiences and see other people doing that as well. That's Social Media. The image in Social media puts the... More
  • What I learned selling stock images online

    by Peanutroaster | 2nd of November, 2012

    I've been selling stock images online for about a year and a half now. I started out as a complete novice and have grown to the point that I consider myself somewhat of a pro. But I'm always learning and improving! The learning curve in selling stock online is steep... More
  • Sage Musings After Reaching Milestone: $10,000 in Earnings

    by Wisconsinart | 27th of October, 2012

    Master to Grasshopper: "When you can snatch pebble from hand, it will be time for you to go." The old television series KUNG FU in many ways mirrors the artist journey, including the genre of photography. KUNG FU was essentially the story of a single journey for discovering... More
  • New Photo-Dog-Graphy!

    by Peanutroaster | 26th of October, 2012

    It always great to work with a model who will work for kibble. A model who is always up for new things. Doesn't complain about waredrobe. Doesn't need to be pampered. Doesn't have a bad hair day or need any blemishes touched up. More
  • Tips of the Trade

    by Afagundes | 24th of October, 2012

    Hi Folks, After all the response on my 10.000 sales blog, i decided to write down some tips of the trade, many things you already know, but its always good to emphasize, things I learned from my experience here, some you may know, but has long forgotten, some you may dont... More
  • Microstock is not enough, but (luckily) it helps!

    by Gheburaseye | 23rd of October, 2012

    Today I received another payment from dreamstime. I congratulate with the site for the great speed of payments (in less than 24 hours I had the required payment, really good). It is not a large amount, however, in a work environment in which I do not devote myself only... More
  • 10.000 Sales and My Story

    by Afagundes | 22nd of October, 2012

    It all started in July 18th 2005, my interest in photography was renewed after I bought a Canon point-and-shoot (my old SLR was stolen from inside my bags in trip to New York City 3 years before). I moved to Sao Paulo and did a photography course,... More
  • Secure Your Models

    by Thefinalmiracle | 15th of October, 2012

    Ever since I started stock photography in 2006, I started researching on various ways of dealing with sources like models and equipments. Stock photography itself was and is still a very unknown concept to many people outside advertising and publishing field. For equipment... More

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