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  • Help through challenges to find success in stock photography ...

    by Mwp1969 | 3rd of May, 2010

    For those that are new to stock photography, or those that are just curious, my stock photography blog has many helpful resources which will be very useful to newbies. It also includes a unique timeline of my own successes and challenges in stock photography. Mark's Stock... More
  • How Can I Improve?!

    by Maigi | 1st of May, 2010

    Please look at my portfolio! How could I improve? Some advice from you? Some critique on my portfolio please? Please help me improve! You have seen these threads on DT message boards. From time to time they jump out among other posts and loudly call out for help. And... More
  • 500 images online!

    by Cienpiesnf | 24th of April, 2010

    Hi from Uruguay, This time was harder to get to this milestone. It took me more than a year from the first 100 illustrations. The image Number 500 is a 2010 WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA GROUP A composition. The Group which open the World Cup Soccer and where my country... More
  • My first $100...

    by Liquidanbar | 21st of April, 2010

    I often wondered in the beginning about how long it takes to get there, and whether people would actually want my images, and I finally made it! I've made my first $100 here at dreamstime! So- for those of you that are new and wondering, I figured I'd share. I'm a prolific... More

    by Groovychick69 | 10th of April, 2010

    YEH! I HIT THE 200 UPLOAD MARK TODAY! More good work to come! Stay tuned! See Article
  • Success in stock at DT ...

    by Mwp1969 | 1st of April, 2010

    This month is my "Best Month Ever (BME)" here at DT . It also helped contribute to my best month ever across ALL of the sites I contribute to. I provide additional details, a timeline, a list of pros and cons and other helpful resources on my blog: Mark's Stock Photography... More
  • Most popular images - why, when, how

    by Nikitu | 30th of March, 2010

    Every person who is at least half serious about microstock will, at some point, open the page that lists the most popular images on Dreamstime. It is a well known fact we inspire from each other's success images but what works for some not always works for others. In... More
  • Want Success? Start with the Concept.

    by Petarneychev | 29th of March, 2010

    Not all stock photos were shot for stock. That's probably not a secret to anyone (and if it was - then it isn't anymore). It's becoming increasingly more difficult to deliver successful content. That's probably not a secret to anyone either... at least not to those who take... More
  • More successes in stock photography ...

    by Mwp1969 | 19th of March, 2010

    I have recently updated my blog and timeline documenting my trials, tribulations and successes in stock photography ... Mark Payne's Stock Photography Blog Thanks for checking it out ! -Mark More
  • Taking Advantage Of Analytic Tools

    by Maigi | 17th of March, 2010

    Are you taking advantage of all analytic tools what Dreamstime offers? Today I rediscovered a tool which existence I had forgot. On uploads area there's a little link Download excel archive. You can find it on statistics page as well. That Excel archive contains all your... More
  • March, Dreamstime, featured photographer

    by Starblue | 15th of March, 2010

    Right now I have come home, taken coffee and as always opened my PC. I like to see images of featured photographers. So when I logged in DT, I gave a look at the image and... there was an image of several books. My very first thought was something like: I know this image,... More
  • Early Steps for Successful Proposal

    by Mani33 | 13th of March, 2010

    I am trying to learn from my experience with my clients, as much as I can, but even so, surprises happen & will continue to happen! But with some preparations we can make the negative impact less harmful, or we can make our reaction more flexible & faster! Here are some... More
  • 1000th sale!

    by Davidwattsjr | 11th of March, 2010

    Fellow DT'ers... I'm celebrating my 1000th sale. By many standards, my progress has been slow... a bit over 3 years. But - for all of you that are just getting start, I share this advice: keep taking great pictures. Persistence is a great method for refining your skills.... More
  • My first Editor's choice

    by smartview27 | 4th of March, 2010

    I am very happy to announce my first Editor's choice image. See Article
  • 2nd Year Anniversary - Giving Thanks to All

    by Ratmandude | 26th of February, 2010

    This months message has to to be related to my 2nd year anniversary here as a DT member. I have now been a contributing member [photographer] of this community for two years & am very happy to report that every month things are going from good to better. I say [photographer]... More
  • 50 sales!

    by Sylvaindeutsch | 25th of February, 2010

    yesterday i got 50 sales, since one year i'm here, took long to start download, but then went without stop until now, i like it, hope i will get more. let's see! See Article
  • My first sale!

    by Klikin | 19th of February, 2010

    Hi all, as I joined dreamstime just recently and got only 8 files online I have achieved my first success. Well, I keep on shooting. mike:) See Article
  • My first steps II

    by Jdanne | 12th of February, 2010

    After reading plenty of blogs about beginners' frustration I was warned but couldn't imagine that it would hit me so intensively: Rejection after Rejection. Probably I didn't leave any reject reason out - at least not many. The comment from my twin brother: "I did expect... More
  • Thank you Dreamstime!

    by Hannamariah | 8th of February, 2010

    What a happy Monday morning! Just received an email from the Dreamstime staff that I am the current featured photographer on Dreamstime! I am truly honored to have my work recognized on the front page this week! I have learned so much from being a member of this incredible... More
  • now, who would have imagined all these?

    by Tan510jomast | 23rd of January, 2010

    When I first started in micro stock , I received a really nice encouraging email from someone who was a well established best seller. He told me he reviewed one of my images and from there, he keeps checking in to my portfolio just to see how I was progressing as a... More

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