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The New Commuters
posted by ellenboughn - 15th of july, 2008
Commuter patterns have changed dramatically over the past few months as individuals cut back on driving both to save gas money and to protect the environment just as other countries such as India and China begin a love affair with the... More...
Mystery in the tall trees
posted by ellenboughn - 6th of august, 2007
Dramatic images of trees are powerful symbols of growth, shelter, change and endurance. Trees as a metaphor are popular for many brands and services. Beyond commercial use, many people have a somewhat universal emotional connection... More...
Snap! Not! Vacation Photos
posted by ellenboughn - 2nd of july, 2007
Trying to pack too many photos into too little time can result in photos of everything but few, if any, terrific shots. To document your vacation as well as taking some great shots for Dreamstime, you need to plan ahead. It's not just... More...
Superfast DT!
posted by cheese365 - 23rd of january, 2014
We all have to wait patiently for our images to be reviewed. I had just finished uploading and submitting my images for admin approval (or rejection) when I noticed the images had been given approximately 17 hours before reviewing.... More...
First sale!
posted by dundaj - 22nd of january, 2014
Haha :-D Eight minutes ago came my first sale. It was only for subscription... but I am so happy! It was the image of me. It is strange feeling... but it is good feeling.
300-s image on-line
posted by yorgy67 - 10th of december, 2013
Hi, guys! Today reached the number of 300 images on-line in less than 10 months. Unfortunately can't afford spend enough time on photography, but try to invest as much time as possible. Hope, sales will come... Wishing you all... More...
First Assignment
posted by jormonago - 20th of november, 2013
I am so excited, this morning I had a file approved for the most recent assignment! I've submitted to two other assignments in the past, but sadly did not get accepted. Here is my image that was accepted. It had sold once prior to... More...
My image has already begun selling
posted by qin0377 - 9th of october, 2013
http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-image-spring-tibetan-plateau-every-most-suitable-season-to-go-to-tibet-tibet-not-very-cold-crops-began-to-turn-green-peach-image33379791 More...
Subscription sales
posted by fredbro - 1st of october, 2013
Hello everyone, Today I sold my 21st picture and it was a subscription sale. That made me wonder if you guys ''attract'' as many subscription sales as I do. Indeed, 71% of all my sales are subscription ones. What about you all? And... More...
Why don't increase the level of subscription?
posted by andrews71 - 21st of september, 2013
I think that the price of selling in DT should be reviewed by management. For example, my last 20 picture sold just 4 are with credits and 16 (!!) are with subscriptions at 0.42$ each I can comprehend that we earn on volume and... More...
The Low-Down on Legal Language
posted by xixinxing - 30th of august, 2013
There is a recent trend among agencies to shift the legality requirement to the copyright holder who is sending the work to the agent, aka the photographer. A lot of this is practical. The agent cannot certify that a model/property... More...
My latest sales only sub.
posted by marianvejcik - 26th of june, 2013
Assignment submit
posted by gogindzer - 30th of may, 2013
Hi everyone, I've just reached the limit of 50 images online and thinking about submitting one of the images to the current assignment - Security and protection Can someone please tell me if images I already have online in... More...
Change of season
posted by alexsleepy - 18th of april, 2013
Well, i guess spring is finally here for the most of us, contributors at dreamstime! I managed to upload and get quite a lot of images accepted from the winter and skiing season, fact that made me very happy. Here some examples... More...
Earned $100!
posted by kphotos6411 - 16th of february, 2013
Finally sold $100! with this picture. It was the image's 7th sale. Most of my sales have been by subscription. The $100 would have come sooner if buyers used credits.
Poor background removal - is this refusal bugging you?
posted by tamarabauer - 13th of february, 2013
"Poor background removal" - if this is a refusal reason that you commonly receive when your images are reviewed, especially on subjects that have a plain (often white) background, here are a few tips that I hope... More...
To upload flowers or not to?
posted by robinstockphotos - 21st of january, 2013
But Dreamstime has got enough flowers to fill up the Mariana trench and drown the Everest. I still don't know what would be a good strategy here. Of course I have to upload flower photos and I will. But what sells and what doesn'... More...
Christmas, the big subject!
posted by jackbluee - 12th of december, 2012
As we talked about what subjects sell better, I found Christmas is the big one. If you don't have models and a studio, just go out! Christmas decorations are everywhere! You don't even have to set up anything. No matter it is raining... More...
Dreamstime Submission Rate
posted by toynutz - 27th of november, 2012
Based on numbers assigned to my Dreamstime submissions in a 10-hour period, I have calculated some interesting figures regarding average Dreamstime submission rates: 26 submissions per minute 1,549 submissions per hour 37,174 submissions... More...
Collections
posted by perstock - 9th of november, 2012
Hi everybody! I'am a new contributor. Working on some new subjects at Dreamstime. How do i create a collection? Help :-) Regards Per
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