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  • Merry Xmas to all in Dreamstime !!!

    by TMarchev | 24th of December, 2011

    I wish you merry christmas dear friends, much success in the new year ....and last but not least we are alive and healthy to enjoy life !!! Merry Christmas! See Article
  • Early Christmas present - a nice Tiff sale

    by Peanutroaster | 20th of December, 2011

    I've had a good day today sales wise. The most exciting one was this Tiff sale: That image was one of the first ones I uploaded. I'll be looking for it on a billboard or the side of a bus I guess. I also had a nice quick sale of this image that I just recently... More
  • Tip - One Key to Success is Diversification

    by Peanutroaster | 19th of December, 2011

    "Don't put all of your eggs in one basket" is an old saying that rings true with micro stock photography. At least in my limited experience. Basically there are two schools of thought when it comes to your portfolio: One is that you should concentrate on what you like... More
  • How to increase the sales of images with animals.

    by Banol2007 | 18th of December, 2011

    The selling of images is hardly difficult, complicated business with high competition. Our success in it is the result of cooperation and good skilled work of DT and contributors as the team. The collection of DT has nearly 500.000 beautiful worldwide images and more... More
  • My 500th Sale in Dreamstime!!

    by Bdspn | 16th of December, 2011

    It takes two years to get 500th download in Dreasmtime. I have started uploading my images about two years ago. But rejection rate was too high and at a particular time they restricted me to upload just one image a day. I had to shot by a compact camera and... More
  • Making Photo Shoots Work for You: Pageant Photos and Assignment Entry

    by Aviahuismanphotography | 13th of December, 2011

    Hooray!!!I finally had an image accepted in the assignment challenge! The beautiful young lady pictured here is my niece. She needed a photo for an upcoming school pageant so we found a great spot outside in the nearby mountains and began our photo shoot. It was... More
  • 2011 in a nutshell - my blatant self promotion and thanks to all

    by BCritchley | 7th of December, 2011

    Well we are nearing the end of 2011, "it's not over yet" I hear you cry but for me the end of December is real busy so I thought I would write this very self promoting blog now. As I write this I have just had my 900th image accepted by DT ( and my 901st )     That'... More
  • My first sale wow! Exciting

    by Jonatansoriano | 30th of November, 2011

    Hi everybody!!After few months, a lot of pictures upload and a lot refused, I finally have 10 pictures online, and my first sail!! Even if its just $0.35 for me looks like victory!! This make me feel great and stronger. Thank you very much I hope you enjoy my picture. More
  • 2 years with DT

    by Igordabari | 30th of November, 2011

    Today my second year with DT is over. It is a good time to have a look back to see what has been done for this second year. So, I have 431 images online +42 which I disabled or donated to free section. It makes 473 approved images against 216 exactly a year ago. Honestly,... More
  • Drinks Are On Me!!

    by Timhesterphotography | 14th of November, 2011

    Well no, not really. But now that you're reading... :) So after finally getting my act together about 18 months ago (after talking about it for the previous few years!) I entered the world of Microstock, including Dreamstime as one of my first agencies after the good... More
  • Commitment

    by Alexhor | 11th of November, 2011

    Howdy, my fellow dreamstimers! It's almost a year since I wrote my last blog article: Milestones in action. Since that, it was read over 1000 times. I hope it helped someone because after publishing that article I didn't follow my own advice. I didn't set up any goal,... More
  • 3 years on DT, 1000 sales

    by Meryll | 11th of November, 2011

    Today, three years on Dreamstime, I got my 1000th sale. My portfolio exceeds 500 pictures. I like photography and my pictures being sold, I am glad I have been a part of this great community, I like to be a Dreamstimer! I think I will have a beer tonight :-) Here is my... More
  • 100 sales.......and stock photography gets more interesting!

    by Driley | 3rd of November, 2011

    Seven sales in seven days has just tipped me over the 100 sales mark! It's surprising that, since becoming exclusive, my sales are now becoming fairly regular; sales are in double figures every month. For an amateur portfolio of 75 images, I don't think this is too... More
  • Why Going Exclusive with Dreamstime Makes Sense For Me.

    by Vcarmstrong | 1st of November, 2011

    I am pretty excited. I was accepted as an exlusive contributor! So photography is more of a part time hobby and I have a full time job. I started out with a competitve agency and soon started using Dreamstime. I found I did not have time to keep up with posting on two... More
  • I finally reached the 200 sales!!!

    by Jdanne | 30th of October, 2011

    Today I had my 200th sale. I'm very glad to have reached this milestone!!! Thanks to everybody who motivated and supported me! Here are my four today's sales: All are editorial photos, three of them were sold for the first time.... More
  • The secret of microstock and the 35c sale

    by Darrinhenry | 11th of October, 2011

    Sexy, gorgeous young model soaked from head to toe, tropical ocean sunset, lighting stands weighed down in a rock pool and makeup artist/stylist warning me of large swells – what more could you ask for from life as a photographer? Well certainly more than 35 cents! Come... More
  • My first TIFF sale!

    by Pondshots | 30th of September, 2011

    I am so excited to see a TIFF sale with this photo: It is one of my best sellers and I am curious to find out what would make a buyer choose a TIFF format? At any rate, so happy to see this. Thanks Dreamstime!! See Article
  • Relative success assessment:)

    by Scaramax | 28th of September, 2011

    Todays visit of DT pages made me once again happy - there were made some sales and also portfolio acceptance is getting slightly better for me by the time... ...but - as probably everyone - I´m always wondering, if it goes well or not.. Of course, it always can be better,... More
  • Another milestone falls !!!

    by Archangel72 | 10th of September, 2011

    Yippie !!! Yes after 3 months, I managed to to jump from 300 to 400 sold pictures. And one more thing... For the first time on Dreamstime, my number of sales beat number of my online pictures. I know this isn't such a big deal for many of you pro photographers, but... More
  • Second Paycheck, Acceptance ratio: 50,2%

    by Jdanne | 6th of September, 2011

    When I started at DT last year ago my acceptance ratio was below ... any discussion. The number was so bad that I don't want to mention it here. Now, after 223 photos online and my second paycheck I finally crossed the 50% acceptance rate. Some of the last pics which... More

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