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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
  • 135 pictures approved for my first month

    by Gil7416 | 22nd of October, 2014

    I've just started a month ago to upload on Dreamstime and I already have 135 files approved with 90,1% acceptance ratio. My pictures are seen but no sales yet while at the same time on ******** my acceptance ratio is a lot lower but some of my pics have been sold.... More
  • My first 3D image: Coffee Cups

    by Celiaak | 16th of October, 2014

    For some time I have been aspiring to learn to make images and animations in 3D program Blender, but ventured only in basic shapes and understandig the very basics of the vary basic. I even made shor animations, but my PC is too slow to render it at a reasonable quality.... More
  • Steep Road Ahead

    by Jpavlish | 4th of October, 2014

    In the beginning of April of 2014 I made the decision to try making money with my photography. I had always gotten many complements on the various social medium, so I wanted to see if anyone wanted to put money into it. I attempted to apply my content to the three largest... More
  • My first app upload

    by Mipam | 3rd of October, 2014

    Few days ago I have tried the new app and it is very easy and accesible way to upload photos. My first photo got accepted in about one day (probably because it was editorial picture). I took it on my trip in Brussels. Now almost nothing is standing in the way of stock... More
  • Who does not love cute puppies

    by Piconstock | 26th of September, 2014

    If you're sad, let's cheer you up with some pictures of cuddly puppies.       Cute puppies collection See Article
  • Classic car lovers

    by Wiscan | 17th of September, 2014

    Hi all I have recently uploaded hundreds of classic car drawings that I have drawn over the years - hope you can find the time to enjoy! There's probably a car you have owned or lusted over in the past. [previmg]0,400,68,218_28660449[/previmg] See Article
  • I am loving it

    by Mariayunira | 14th of September, 2014

    I'm not really new to Dreamstime. So embarrassing that I don't have many uploads yet. Hehe.. But now I'll try to do my best, by drawing and uploading everyday. Well so far I do enjoy and loving it. :) Drawing is fun!! And absolutely waiting for my first sale too.. :... More
  • How was your ??

    by Amilevin | 2nd of September, 2014

    Hi, I guess all of you encountered this subject on the "day dreaming" section in the message board. Usually what you'll see over there are some happy contributors and some disappointed. A short story of my previous month's performance and this current can give you some... 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

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