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  • Best Seller Tips-Illustration

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of February, 2008

    I have just reviewed some of the most popular images as selected by our users during 2007. I’ll first discuss what I learned about illustrations and then next week the lessons from the most popular themes/images captured in photographs. Some of my findings surprised me... More
  • The I Hate to Keyword Guide to Keywording (part II)

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of March, 2007

    Correct Image Name, Description, Categories and Age of Models. Dreamstime offers a variety of methods to identify the important information in an image. The system provides variety and choice by offering four different means of... More
  • The Do Nots of Successful Keywords

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of March, 2007

    Over the next week or so, I'll continue a short course in keywording the Dreamstime way. I can't promise that our guide will take all the tedium out of the job but if you follow it, the time you spend in adding data to your images should improve your downloads... More
  • Not Just a Pretty Face

    by Ellenboughn | 9th of March, 2007

    Facial expressions send strong messages about what an image is trying to say...what the image is about. Unfortunately, a model's lack of expression can sometimes cause the photo to say next to nothing. One expression to avoid is the pouty-pouty runway model blank... More
  • 200 Pictures, next step! A little Milestone...

    by Cleymans | 10th of October, 2014

    Hi Picture-freaks: Finally:200 Pictures On-line, 5 months of Picture taking and learning. It took some time , hard work and devotion is a must have in this business...But I simply Love it and will not ever stop producing images with my left eye... Picture number... More
  • 13 pictures approved for the new greatest assignment of all times !

    by Bennymarty | 19th of September, 2014

    I'm very happy to be a member of this wonderful Dreamstime community and to have be admitted to the greatest assignment of all times to celebrate 25 million images online !!! I just would like to share with you my happiness to have now 13 pictures approved for this... More
  • One Hundred Sales

    by Clewisleake | 17th of September, 2014

    [previmg]0,400,0,150_41075746[/previmg] Hit 100 sales with this image, from sale number 1 to 100 it took almost exactly four months, selling on Dreamstime is slow but I'm now convinced I'll probably sell every image in my portfolio, it's just a matter of how long it will... More
  • Sales paid for Laptop photographed twice over - its possible!

    by Wiscan | 17th of September, 2014

    This image which I have made 212 sales on has generated enough money to pay for the original purchase twice over. Just saying - good luck you people! (May not work with Ferraris) [previmg]0,400,123,273_17787672[/previmg] See Article
  • A Newbie's Comprehensive Guide: From Camera's to what Sells

    by Clewisleake | 12th of August, 2014

    Pictured in this article is my 700th accepted image and represents one heck of a journey, one year ago I started my adventure on Dreamstime with lofty goals and high expectations, but there was one problem I had no idea what I was doing and really had no one to ask and... More
  • Persistence Pays!

    by Kittysnaps | 11th of August, 2014

    I joined Dreamstime in 2009 and submitted many photos for approval. Only 16 were ever accepted as the quality of my photos was never up to standard. So my percentage rating is pretty low as you can imagine. Disappointment after disappointment followed ... but I persisted.... More
  • YES! My First Sale :)

    by Gretes | 5th of August, 2014

    Hello everybody! I am so HAPPY:) I had my first sale few days ago. It`s so motivating and fun. I learn something new about photo here every day. *** If you can give me some tips I appreciate it:) I hope you like the picture.     Have a great day! Big hug from... More
  • TEN THOUSAND SALES

    by BCritchley | 31st of July, 2014

      Well it's been a very interesting journey I must say and one full of highs and lows.   I certainly have to thank Dreamstime, who have helped me develop my photography, providing me with a platform that gets my works seen and sold. It has paid for all of my photography... More
  • Two months of successes

    by Bennymarty | 9th of July, 2014

    Hello everybody! I would like to share with all of you my full satisfaction for contributing to this amazing photography community! I started up two months ago... on the far 05/09/2014…. and now I’ve got more than 600 approved pictures online ! With a very satisfying... More
  • Made it to 200 Sales!

    by 4snickers | 25th of June, 2014

    I am so very happy, I finally made it to 200 sales! At the beginning I thought this would never happen, but perseverance made it possible. I have to thank Dreamstime for helping me develop as a photographer by sometimes denying a photo that I thought had potential. Questioning... More
  • Rookie on Dreamstime. Finally!

    by Drew300 | 12th of June, 2014

    Hi shooters! Finally got my stock pictures accepted by Dreamstime! After a few rejections I finally did it. It's a great motivation to see your photos were accepted. I started shooting a few months ago. Bought old used Nikon D300 with Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4.5 plus I bought... More
  • 1 week - 3 milestones

    by And19sv | 6th of June, 2014

    This week was marked by 3 milestones. 1. Exclusivity - I applied for this option and now it's done. I'm at the beginning of this road called microstock and I decided to stick with Dreamstime. 2. 100 online - In one month (and a few days) I managed to get 100 photos... More
  • My 300 image mark is behind me!

    by Alexstork | 29th of April, 2014

    Milestones take huge effort and daily perseverance. Today I reached my second one. It seems that the first two may perhaps be the most difficult to achieve. Having confidence in one's ability when the sales are few and far in between sure takes courage. I'm hanging in... More
  • My development at Dreamstime

    by Gellerpa | 12th of April, 2014

    When I started at Dreamstime, I thought every times about potential sales. I read different tips many times, which photos I should upload to get high sales and approval ratio. But 4 month ago I decided, that I don’t want take photos without passion. I started taking the... More
  • My First Assignment

    by Iheartcountryphoto | 13th of February, 2014

    I couldn't wait until I had 50 uploads in my portfolio so that I could try my hand at the assignments. The current assignment is the first I qualified to participate in. I finally found a photo that I thought might be worthy of being accepted to the "all in white" assignment.... More
  • I will savour my first assignment acceptance

    by Sml | 6th of February, 2014

    I am not the first or the last to finally get my first image accepted on an assignment, but WOW what a fantastic feeling, overjoyed. I was letting myself get down with rejections and then I thought besides the images I was submitting what was I doing wrong. Number 1... More

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