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  • User Generated Content Expo

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of February, 2009

    Microstock falls into the UGC classification but when one tries to define UGC to someone who has never heard of it, you realize that the designation doesn’t totally apply to Dreamstime. A friend in the industry who works with professional advertising photographers on assignments... More
  • Going Negative

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of August, 2008

    Much is being made in the current U.S. presidential race about ads and emails that disparage the candidates with the use of innuendo and false accusations. The polls show that most Americans are opposed to such ads. In general, negative claims or images are not effective... More
  • Around the House

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of February, 2008

    It’s nearly spring cleanup/fix up time. I’m limiting my spring action to probing the back of the refrigerator to dislodge jars of forgotten spaghetti sauce. But for those that will spend in excess of 150 million dollars on home improvements this year in the US, it... More
  • Dutch gables, canal(side) houses

    by Culturalstockphoto | 5th of September, 2014

    Good morning! Just want to inform you that I have enlarged the number of my online images with pictures of traditional Dutch gables and stately canal(side) houses. So if you are interested in these images, just take a look at my online portfolio. Greetings, Gerrit... More
  • photography with the canon "pancake" 40 mm

    by Physi28 | 3rd of August, 2014

    Due to health limitations during the past months I passed from traveling far abroad with my 300 mmm f2.8 canon lens and the canon 5D III, heavy (!) to stay near to my home and use exclusively a 40 mm "pancake" lens from Canon. This inexpensive little lens hardly protrudes... More
  • first milestone $100

    by Davem01 | 28th of July, 2014

      After more than 3 years with Dreamstime I've finally made the $100 stage - its taken a long time and at time I thought it may never happen. Next target 200 images online It would be great to be able to find what/where the images have been used for. I cant... More
  • UK lawyers are above law or out of law ?

    by Digikhmer | 15th of July, 2014

      Today, I discovered an amazing thing about the misuse of pictures downloaded illegally on Dreamstime. By a sudden curiosity, I installed a plugin on my internet explorer to search my photos on the internet. After some research, I came across a site called ELSA, an... More
  • Old lamp

    by Brocko | 9th of January, 2014

    Sometimes blackouts are welcome. You can find that old things like this gas lamp can be useful if you have it around... See Article
  • Dreamstime Is The Best

    by Cheese365 | 29th of November, 2013

    I may still be new to DT but... after trawling other similar sites I have decided DT is definitely the best! With DT you get; Help and support from members via comments. This is really useful and informative. Referrals system - just great! Easy to use site - even... More
  • The joy of finding out where your images have been used

    by Lifeontheside | 15th of October, 2013

    Hi everyone, I am so excited and just wanted to share with you all that I have just found out that one of my images, the one with myself and my pet Airedale Terrier dog Mordi on the beach,was used in the latest edition of the Dogs Victoria Magazine. The Dogs Vic Magazine... More
  • Revisiting London and Mersea Island (as a tourist!)

    by Wiscan | 18th of September, 2013

    Had the pleasure to take my kids inside the Palace of Westminster and got this close up in the grounds on 'Big Ben' as people like to call it. This building is amazing inside, just stunning and humbling. Also went to West Mersea and saw this pic waiting to be captured... More
  • Refused city scapes.

    by Mattiao | 6th of September, 2013

    Dear all, I am a new contributor and I don't understand why many of the pictures of towns I have uploaded have been refused because: " The image contains elements that might be protected by copyright/trademark...". For example most of them were views of the Canal Grande... More
  • My bestseller used on a website!

    by Robinstockphotos | 19th of June, 2013

    Now this is something really exciting! I casually searched my bestselling image, the comet and moon night scene...and found it on a binocular related website along with many other spectacular images. This isn't really the typical "bestseller" with 300 downloads. It only has... More
  • How To Gain "Exposure" and It's Not What You Think!

    by Wisconsinart | 25th of May, 2013

    I've learned a few things about "Exposure" over the years. When you first start, the thinking is you need to get your name out there. You want to maximize the options for people being able to find your work and generate sales. All you have to do is be discovered for the genius... More
  • Buildings With White Background

    by Keremgo | 16th of March, 2013

    Hello dear friends! I wanted to share my recent work which are several architectural structures on white background. I hope you enjoy and thanks for looking! Comments are very welcome... More
  • My cats

    by Angelaravaioli | 11th of March, 2013

    I present my cats: they are Nino and Lucy. Since I registered on DT I always sent photos of my cats, the first picture in which there are both and Lucy was baby, the latest Nino where you see which is always a nice cat More
  • New photos of the Louvre Lens online, France

    by Astormfr | 5th of March, 2013

    Dear all, I told you about the new Louvre in Lens city inthe North of France in the article: http://blog.dreamstime.com/2013/02/06/new-louvre-museum-in-france_art38681 Here are now new photos of the museum. I hope you will like them. 1-... More
  • 1st sale!

    by Fredbro | 4th of March, 2013

    Hello everyone, Lately, I just made my 1st sale on Dreamstime, about a month after I uploaded my first pictures on the site. I just got 0.35$ richer! 35 cents is not much, but to know that someone found my picture and thought it could be useful in some way is just a great... More
  • Where to put the photo studio?

    by Chanevy | 9th of February, 2013

    I am so excited to be moving back to my home town and buying a house instead of renting as I have been doing for several months. I love my new house! I have lots of space and I will be setting up a little studio somewhere, just not sure where yet. Here's the set up.... More
  • Only 67 more nights until Rijksmuseum reopens

    by Cbomers | 6th of February, 2013

    Not long to go now! After ten years of building work, renovations, and restoration, the opening of the new Rijksmuseum will take place on Saturday 13 April 2013. Now that we’re so close, we’re counting down the nights we still have to wait, from now only 67 more... More

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