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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
  • Let's congrats for the winners!

    by Wxh6763 | 17th of June, 2015

    This assignment - "Country life" have already finished. Let's congrats for the winners first. They are so beautiful. Here they are:       I have attended several times and there are 7 images passed. Although they are both failed to become the winner but I still feel... More
  • Calling for votes

    by Digikhmer | 10th of June, 2015

    After four years of active contribution, it is the first time that I succeeded to have four pictures accepted in assignment contest. Please, before voting, let me know if you have any of your listed, I will vote for your. Here below my pictures. They are listed at... More
  • Retirement was my connection to photography. What was your connection?

    by Debratos | 14th of May, 2015

    I retired from my "job" and now I'm a photographer! Yay   PLEASE READ ON Over the past few months I've been struggling with the question, "what is retirement"? Is it quitting your job? Is it collecting a pension? Is it the beginning of a new, fun career? Is it... More
  • Myths of the Microstock Industry

    by Wisconsinart | 6th of May, 2015

    It is a constant for new contributors joining Dreamstime so there are always people who are beginning their journey into the business of commercial photography. And thus, many of them invariably ask the same questions over and over as they seek answers for being successful... More
  • Celebrating my first 500 sales in 1 just year contributing

    by Bennymarty | 1st of May, 2015

    Hello I'm glad to share with you my new milestone in less than 1 year contributing. My first year dreamstime birthday will be on 9th may 2015 :) the beautiful day when I took the courage to make my first account in microstock photography and meet a professional judgment... More
  • Over 500 images online!

    by Dianabahrin | 14th of April, 2015

    I am very excited to share with you my joy of finally having over 500 images online. I remember that when I first started submitting on Dreamstime in 2010 I had a small Fuji S5700 (which meant very few approvals) and I did not know how to draw, therefore getting images online... More
  • The begining of the fortune

    by Digikhmer | 27th of March, 2015

    This week is a new start for my collaboration with Deamstime. After, almost 4 years as contributor, I decided to cash out my two years sales to upgrade my main gear for a Full Frame one as I mentioned in the previous post. It is really a great moment for several reasons... More
  • HI THERE !!!

    by Denger342 | 19th of March, 2015

    Friends wanted to share with you their success. Finally, I became the exclusive user. And expressed his gratitude to the team DREAMSTIME.  See Article
  • Riding the Wave

    by Adeliepenguin | 24th of February, 2015

    Surfs up, and I’m riding the wave. What an unbelievable month. I had a magazine cover, a book cover, reached a milestone of 6000 sales, plus ended last week with a bang, enjoying the fruits of the Google ad relationship with lots of sales. I am sitting here wondering... More
  • 8 sales today - personal best

    by Sebastian423 | 20th of February, 2015

    Today has been a very good day for me here on Dreamstime. I am quite a new member so one sale now and again makes me very happy. What about 8 sales in a day? Well today is that day! In relation to my 21 sales within months this day is very special!   I am trying... More
  • To see the world through the

    by Debratos | 19th of February, 2015

    The camera lens and the human eye are two amazing entities. For me to be able to see the world through the "eye" of a camera has unimaginable significance. Five years ago I was diagnosed with a rare degenerative eye disease; macular telangiectasia. It was... More
  • The Dreamstime is come back

    by Wxh6763 | 6th of February, 2015

    In past year I joined DT. The first I learn to upload picture, write the key word and blog. The more and more I exchanged from others. Almost a year in the past, I find it is more easy for me to do something in the DT.   Till today, I have 1452 images online and 146 sales... More
  • Great! my second 2 images approved.

    by Jimmypontoh | 25th of January, 2015

  • AND GOES MY FIRST IMAGE SALE!

    by Photozlaja | 24th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone! I am proud to say that I had my first sale of the photo on Dreamstime website. I want to share my happiness with you, I'm very happy that my efforts are slowly collects the results.   This small but very significant sales increases my morale high in... More
  • MY microstock story

    by Amir_kaljikovic | 9th of December, 2014

      Hi! After reading some of the blogs here I want to tell you my microstock story, about exploding to 2000€/month then zero microstock income and finally restarting the microstock business again.   My name is Amir and I am part of the microstock business since... More
  • New on Dreamstime

    by Sam20140218 | 7th of November, 2014

    Hey everyone, I just wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself; my name is Sam and I live in Dubai. Love to travel and explore and I have always loved documenting my journeys! Having a big database of pictures I thought that doing something with my photography would... 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

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