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  • I nearly gave up

    by Wisperwinter | 4th of November, 2015

    As a beginner, I uploaded more than 10 images, but all of them are all rejected... The first time I got refused, I feel very very ashamed. But a few days later, I think my photographing skills that bad is a fact, it does not matter get refused some more times. So... More
  • Important Tips for Newbies to minimize Rejections!

    by Videokate | 29th of September, 2015

    Hi there. I had to learn the hard way with under 50% approval... So i would like to help YOU to get started BETTER! Problem: Dreamstime don't accepts single Web Graphic Buttons Solution: Group your buttons and banners to 2 or more in one picture Problem: Car's and... More
  • How Rejected Images Helped Me

    by Benoitle5 | 21st of December, 2014

    I remember my first image that got approved on Dreamstime . It was 3 years ago. I was so happy! "Finally!"     Oh yes, because I had numerous images decline at first. I began to be worried if I will ever be able to have at least one picture approved.... 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
  • 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
  • Used Canon 6D

    by Chanevy | 8th of November, 2012

    I was poking around on They have used 6D's at a significant discount. There is more information at Fun Photography They are advertised as like new and it is hard to see how they could have much use on them. I know some people have been anxious to get... More
  • One of my Free Images In Use

    by Eclecticelegance | 30th of June, 2012

    Earlier this week, I decided to randomly google "EclecticElegance" Which, interestingly enough, revealed where one of my free images had been used to announce the winner of a contest on a webpage. To date, this illustration has 108 downloads in the free... More
  • How to create a set of similar photos

    by Andrews71 | 22nd of February, 2012

    Hello to everybody I need an information. One of the photos that I have uploaded have been refused beacuse I have uploade too many photos on the same subject or from the same series. And DT suggested me to create sets of similars (several shots included within the... More
  • I think I should move to the beach

    by Wordplanet | 14th of October, 2011

    I was reviewing my portfolios on various sites to see which images were working best for me and clearly it's my nautical images. Lighthouses have been an especially good subject for me, and along with boats and other images of the sea, they account for over half my total... More
  • Still svg to EPS convertion

    by Guarino | 5th of October, 2011

    Hi to everyone,sorry if still annoy you with the same problem. I wish to convert my svg files in EPS files for Dreamstime. well I use gimp for this convertion but I always receive from dreamstime the message that the files isn't a valid vector file. please someone could tell... More
  • Isolated yes, isolated no

    by Nero67 | 28th of July, 2011

    Hello friends! I am writing this blog in hopes of being useful. Surely many of you have read a recent blog written by a dreamstime's admin. It is about "isolated" word in stock language. As it has already happened to the word "vector" for illustrations, today it happens for... More
  • Confused!

    by Pascalinaclaudiu | 23rd of July, 2011

    Hi, I found one of my image on this site: null Can anyone tell me what is it? Thank you. See Article
  • Do you have that too???

    by Franfoto | 17th of March, 2011

    Last week I changed a photo, four years on DT, with 0 downloads to the Free Images. I wondered how fast and how much it was downloaded now. Do you have that too? Here you find two of the photo's changed to free images. See Article
  • You Don’t Have to Break the Bank

    by Adeliepenguin | 6th of November, 2010

    You don’t necessarily have to “break the bank” to buy good photographic equipment. I bought my camera used (on-line), and did very well in my pricing. I shoot a Nikon D300. I bought my favorite Nikkor lenses “new” 10-16 years ago. (I have been a Nikon shooter... More
  • My 1st!!!

    by Imaengine | 26th of October, 2010

    I never thought that finding one of my sold images would give me such a feeling of fulfilment ... but today I feel like this is the most important thing that has happened to me since I've been here on DT. The beginning of this month brought me a sales increase along with... More
  • Wedding Days

    by Morphers82 | 12th of August, 2010

    Found some accessories and prop rings from my own Wedding and decided to make them useful again. So I uploaded a bunch of shots that varied somewhat from shot to shot, however I guess they didn't vary enough for dreamstime to accept all of them. Not sure how they determine... More
  • Sold photo found on a product.

    by Cednik | 8th of May, 2010

    Did you ever find any of your sold photos used somewhere? See Article
  • Found my first photo used on a polish website !!!!

    by Jdazuelos | 13th of April, 2010

    here : yay !! See Article
  • This photo is used in “Liberal Studies” textbooks published.

    by Shupian | 12th of March, 2010

    I have just seen,This photo is used in forthcoming “Liberal Studies” textbooks published for the local Hong Kong secondary students and teachers. I am very pleased. See Article

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