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  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... More
  • You Say 'Macro'. I Say Maybe...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of June, 2008

    What ever you call it, macro photography (taken with a macro lens or a micro lens as one manufacturer calls their macro lens) is NOT simply a close-up image. What’s the difference between "close-ups", "macros", and "micrographs"... More
  • Hair and Makeup in Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of April, 2008

    While reviewing a featured photographer's portfolio, I saw a perfect opportunity to write about the judicious use of makeup on women models. Nothing better illustrates how makeup can lend authenticity to a model in different situations than photographer Niderlander’s four... More
  • Working Together

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of September, 2007

    As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again. Styles in furniture... More
  • Improvement

    by Jaap2861 | 30th of August, 2014

    This picture of de Watergate of Sneek in the Netherlands was my first uploaded and accepted photo on Dreamstime in January 2014. For so far it got 134 views. And no comments and no downloads. In June I wrote in my first blog I had my first download from the image with... More
  • A Lesson Learned!

    by Valevvicki | 23rd of August, 2014

    I am not proud to be admitting I have learned the following lesson the hard way. By sharing this experience I hope others may avoid making the same mistake. After reading many times about the importance of backing up files at least twice for safe keeping, I purchased... More
  • Hey there! I love pictures of tureens!

    by Souptureen | 23rd of August, 2014

    Hi there! I am so excited to be apart of Dreamstime. I am very excited to share my pictures of my soup tureens. Honestly, you have no idea how adding a tureen to your home can change its entire feeling. I will share pictures of the tureens that I find special for you all... More
  • 300 UPLOADS!!! Double then last post!!

    by Newnow | 20th of August, 2014

    Hello everyone, my last blog was at 150 uploads, now I've double it...Yeah!!! But, I do need some advises because my images have good number of views but very low sale! Can anybody give me some advise what to change or what to do? I know my images are not always people... More
  • My 1st one dozen upload accept wait for reach 50 now

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 4th of August, 2014

    Hi @ all user from Dreamstime i want to thanks DT cause my 1st dozen photo accept and now online with 0 sale.Wating for next milestone 50 online. I invite all of you please check my portfolio and share your views ,please suggest me how to improve my portfolio how to... More
  • Photography Education: Photo Clubs & Meetup

    by Ginntinn | 2nd of August, 2014

    Although I've taken photos all my life, I can see that the key turning point, once I decided to focus on photography as a creative medium (in addition to writing) was making the effort to seek out advanced instruction from working photographers and photographic artists.... More
  • Silesian landscape

    by Pearlancer | 1st of August, 2014

    Hello.I will try to add scenery from Silesia and the surrounding area. Here are a few of them: Silesian old mining settlement and yellow bus.  Ropeway in Silesian Park.  Complex of three ski jumps. Szczyrk - Silesia Mountain   I greet Andrew More
  • One Year With DT Celebration and New Model

    by Cheese365 | 22nd of July, 2014

    This week sees my 1 year Anniversary with Dreamstime. I also have a new model to photograph. I have to be quick to catch up with him as he's growing so fast! So here starts a new chapter in my family's life as we share it with our puppy. Lots of photographing to come, hopefully... More
  • Beginnings In Microstock I

    by Guernica | 20th of July, 2014

    As someone who is just taking my first tentative steps into the world of stock images, I am of course wondering what sort of images are most likely to be accepted. I would really prefer to not waste my time on images that really have no chance of being accepted due to the... More
  • Worldcup Round of 16: Argentina - Switzerland

    by Cartoondealer | 1st of July, 2014

    Who's going to win this one?  There isn't much doubt If you would ask me! Main characters are Lionel Messi of Argentina vs Xherdan Shaqiri of Switzerland. Everybody on this planet heard about the first one while so very few noticed the other.... More
  • World Cup, the 9th miracle

    by Malinash | 24th of June, 2014

    Rooney left too soon. Casillas has been defeated. Suárez humiliated England. On this year’s World Cup, we’re almost having a heart attack. Every four years one of the most important sports events takes place. This year, World Cup is all about colors as it’s happening... More
  • We Took 249 Photos Today.

    by Furorco | 31st of May, 2014

    I went out of town today with my girlfriend and came back with 249 high res. photos! At the end of the day I ended up touching up and uploading 47 of them. Cant wait to see what gets accepted. It was a exciting trip! The photo in this post is a Red-Winged Blackbird. This... More
  • 100 ups in a month

    by Libux77 | 28th of May, 2014

    Since I joined DT three years ago this is the first time I succeed in creating and uploading 100 images from scratch. It is only a personal and little satisfaction. In the past the record was 97....but records you know are made to be broken....what about you? what is your... More
  • 100 photos on line

    by Marcociannarel | 22nd of May, 2014

    My first 100 photos are online on DT. Sales are not so high but my aim is to improve and to increase sales! My first uploaded photo was and my 100 photo is now See Article
  • Finally 1700 sales...

    by FabioConcetta | 19th of May, 2014

    Greetings to all my friends of Dreamstime, today I finally reached (and exceeded) 1700 sales about my portfolio. As always thank you all for your support and those who believe in my pictures! See Article
  • 150 UPLOADS!!!

    by Newnow | 16th of May, 2014

    Today DT approved my 150th photo! I'm very happy because of that, but even more happy cause I really see the progress in my photos, so my learning and long evening hours with camera alone and in front of computer had paid off. And I want everyone to see the difference!... More

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