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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
  • First 50 uploads!!

    by Fatema7864 | 23rd of August, 2015

    A year back I discovered a new passion, the passion of photography. And here I am today, successfully completed over 50 uploads. I still can’t forget the day when my first photo was approved on Dreamstime. It boost my confidence and I guess it gave a new direction to my... More
  • The First Steps Were a Success

    by Eezeedesign | 20th of August, 2015

    My first few months on here have been a success. I am still not doing this at the speed I would like. Sadly this is just a hobby for me right now. I currently work two full time jobs and photography has been a way to relax. I have several photos pending that I hope are approved!... More
  • New milestone

    by Phoenixci | 13th of July, 2015

    Today I have achieved one of the goal that I had set for myself when I first joined Dreamstime, some have told me that my expectation were too high that I was in competition with better more experienced photographer than I. To these folks today I say take a good look! because... More
  • Microstock Photography - The Winning Strategies, part II

    by Robinstockphotos | 5th of July, 2015

    Continued from Part I... Your intentions matter! Are you looking for shortcuts to make easy money online? Trying to anyhow get an image past the reviewers who seem to reject everything? It can be easily observed that many of those new to microstock photography believe... 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

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