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  • 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
  • Need some ideeas

    by Alexa_adrian2001 | 11th of October, 2012

    Hi there. As I have noticed a lot of contributors are from Romania. I wonder if there is somebody from Oradea that is willing to cooperate with some other persons. I have ideas. I have also a canon 450d, 17-85mm, 50 mm 1.8, 430 ex 2, even a photo tent(or how you say) for... More
  • New Halloween Images

    by Peanutroaster | 2nd of October, 2012

    Halloween is so much fun. I've been shooting some Halloween images lately. There is nothing more exciting to a witch than Halloween night but its also the time of year for the dreaded annual wash day! Time to make some spells and potions! Dial up some... More
  • What I Did This Summer .or. How Stock Photography has Changed my World

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 20th of September, 2012

    I think there is something magical about this time of the year on dreamstime. Maybe I'm a bit of a voyeur, but I love to browse through random porfolios to get a peek into how my fellow contributors spent there summer holidays (or winter holidays, for our friends... More
  • Read!

    by Dudau | 18th of September, 2012

    So, you have the tools, you have the skills, you have the time. What else do you need in order to be successful in stock photography? The concepts! Concept photography is the best selling stock photography. But which concepts to shoot? How to find inspiration? One option... More
  • Halloween Stock Photography

    by Peanutroaster | 14th of September, 2012

    One of my favorite seasons is coming up. Fall with its country fairs, crisp air, colorful leaves and of course Halloween. Halloween has become the second largest celebration of year in America, after Christmas. Each year Americans spend more and more on decorations,... More
  • Infrared images and the Fuji X-Pro 1

    by Tangjans | 3rd of September, 2012

    Not long after the Fuji X-Pro 1 was released, infrared photography aficionados found that with a few hacks, the system could yield very decent infrared images. Around the same time as well, I was researching if I could replace my current DSLR rig with the X-Pro 1 for travel... More
  • Waiting for Sales

    by Peanutroaster | 16th of August, 2012

    One of the mistakes newbies make (I know because I was once one myself), is thinking that they have the greatest stock photograph ever, upload it, sit back and wait for the sales to pour in. Its like waiting for the phone to ring to tell you that you've won a contest.... More
  • Is the end of microstock near?

    by Luis2007 | 12th of August, 2012

    Is the end of microstock near? It probably is. The day photographers will not be able to pay for the their computer connection is near and I try to explain why: Agencies database are getting bigger and bigger to compete with each other, if you slow down or do not upload... More
  • Life is what happens when you're paying attention to something else...

    by Dnavarrojr | 11th of August, 2012

    When I got my DSLR a couple of years ago, little did I know the life change that would occur. I bought a Canon DSLR that also shot HD video, mostly for Microstock. I really needed experience in using it, so I signed up to do a 48 Hour Film Festival. Based on the work... More
  • MicrostockItalia: new group on Flickr dedicated to Microstock world

    by Gennaro86 | 2nd of August, 2012

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I'm happy to announce the opening of a new group on Flickr: MicrostockItalia. http://www.flickr.com/groups/microstockitalia/ The new group is dedicated to the world of Microstock, with the possibility to compare the different agencies, discuss about... More
  • Does size matter?

    by Peanutroaster | 1st of August, 2012

    They say size doesn't matter. It's all in the technique. And while I'd hate to complain about a sale there are two size issues that irk me. Let me know if you agree, disagree, never thought about it or if I'm just being irked over nothing. Size Irk #1: Sub + Max... More

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