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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 adding information.... 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 and the process... More
  • One photo, two sales

    by Jyliagorbacheva | 23rd of April, 2016

      upload one picture in the portfolio, I was very surprised when I bought it 2 times. It is very stimulating to work))))))) Today 10 photos uploaded yet, but they still are moderated. I'm very glad. I never thought that in a portfolio with a photograph may be selling More
  • New milestones to me

    by Wxh6763 | 27th of March, 2016

      Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves.   There are two things which give me too surprise... More
  • International Women's Day

    by Debratos | 8th of March, 2016

    It's International Women's Day and I'm proud to say that I have been fortunate enough to participate. As a woman, and one with a visual disability, I have proven success to myself and others. I hope I can be inspirational to others who might be struggling and unsure of their... More
  • Celebrating 500 sales

    by Sebastian423 | 3rd of March, 2016

    After 1 year and 9 month i have my 500 sale today so something small to celebrate:) Below picture is a milestone sale. Window blinds with sunshine must be a sign for good sales in the future hehe!   Thanks to all buyers ! See Article
  • 7 images finished in this assignment

    by Wxh6763 | 15th of February, 2016

    I never thought that I would have such a success in this assignment. There are 7 images of mine are passed in the assignment this month. Before this, only a maximum of 4 images in one assignment. When I saw the title of "On Assignment" , I like it immediately. I think... More
  • Photographic time update

    by Lightpro | 14th of February, 2016

    Just a follow-up for those of you who read my blog on photography time. I have started to carry my camera with me more often. This photo of my best friend Brady came from the weekly trip to the dog park. this seems to be a model rich environment and the puppies don't mind... More
  • 4,001 Sales!

    by Aviahuismanphotography | 15th of January, 2016

      What a nice surprise! Today when I logged into Dreamstime I saw that I had 4,001 sales!   Woooo hoooo! Here are some of the images that got me to this wonderful number:                 Cheers! More
  • Two hundred sales

    by Theob | 22nd of December, 2015

    Hello friends! Since April I managed to sell another 100 photos (a new milestone for me), which I think it is good, considering the number of shots in my portfolio reported to the nearly 40 million photos submitted on this website I will continue to add different images... More
  • 3000th sale

    by Igordabari | 4th of December, 2015

    My 3000th sale and 6210th $US here on DT:   See Article
  • My first 'True' Level 5 image!

    by Prsntg | 20th of November, 2015

    With a 42c sub sale today, this one has jumped up the ladder to become the first Level 5 image in my port (Ignoring the assignment files). A Feel-Good moment!   Never thought this will be the 'Top-Seller' in my port. In fact this is the only one that I can call a... More
  • New uploads

    by Anasako | 5th of November, 2015

    HI, I am so happy, for past week 2 weeks, 44 new pictures was approved. It is my personal record. Earlier if 1 or 2 pictures for 20 were approved it was wow. So I see that my technical skills was up and also composition. Earlier I were thinking that something is wrong... More
  • Up and away, keys to success on Dreamstime.

    by Clewisleake | 3rd of November, 2015

    Been on Dreamstime a few years now and I can say there's no magic formula to selling images, in other words sales don't explode by reaching any certain approval rating or having a certain amount of images in your portfolio, I believe that the 80% approval rating sales kicker... More
  • Finally 2000 sales

    by Digikhmer | 2nd of November, 2015

    Just want to shout out my happiness and to think all my pictures buyers with my last assignment pictures.   Thanks in advance for your kind votes     See Article
  • Personal record picture sell after 2 days and 97 uploads

    by Jonathanfett | 22nd of October, 2015

      only two days Yoohooo!!!! some of my personal favorites       See Article
  • My Next Adventure

    by Debratos | 9th of October, 2015

      I'm so excited and feel so privileged to be able to travel in my retirement. One of my goals was to "see" as much of the world as possible while my eyes were still good enough to do so. My other goal was to share all my travels with others through my photography.... More
  • Mini milestone

    by Igorsinkov | 21st of September, 2015

    In a past two months, things got changed and I decided to become full time stock photographer. I've uploaded about 80 photos for two months and I'm waiting for the first sale for a long time. I'm excited and still learning and practicing to become a successful stock photographer.... More

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