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  • Pictures with news value

    by ClaireCphotography | 24th of March, 2014

    Hi everybody, Following question got stuck in my head? What about pictures with a certain news value? Will something that is all over the news be noticed on DT? Ok, first let me clarify something: I live in Belgium, a small European country known for beer,... More
  • Snow Photos-How to shoot so the snow is white!

    by Nansaidh | 14th of December, 2013

    I love shooting in the snow but found often my camera would want to make everything mid-toned creating images of gray snow, yuck! Here's is what I do to solve that. First, I frame my shot and focus. Then I zoom into a bright area of snow in the scene. Using my exposure... More
  • Add Your Dreamstime Photos to Your Own Videos to Increase Sales

    by GWHughes | 11th of March, 2013

    If you are wanting to drive people to your Dreamstime images try providing video content for viewers and point people to your Dreamstime portfolio. Here's how: 1. include some of your photos in videos that you make 2. make sure there is good value to the viewer- not just... More
  • The key is to monetize

    by Vtr | 23rd of May, 2012

    I hope most of them would agree when I say Photography is not showing things as it is but to add the special touch to it wherein a normal photograph portrays what the eye behind the lens wants to see. This key differentiation is what an idea is. But wait however unique an... More
  • $3000 in sales

    by Litifeta | 14th of November, 2010

    This innocent looking truck was the sale that pushed me over the $3000 in sales. While it is a simple enough thing, and it could be just another sale, it is the level of the sale that sets Dreamstime apart. This is a level 4 sale. That means it has sold between 25 - 49... More
  • Would you actually give money for your images?

    by Petarneychev | 27th of July, 2009

    From an image editor's (generalized) stand point there is three categories of images we deal with: good, average, and such that simply leave you wondering. In spite of the (by now countless?) microstock tutorials, blogs, forums, FAQs and so on, there still seems to be... More
  • Value of Keywording

    by Sgcallaway1994 | 8th of March, 2009

    Keywording may be the bain of Microstock photography. Photographers enjoy taking the pictures, uploading to sites may be lengthy, however using FTP can help expedite the process, but keywording is just brain taxing hardwork! The intent of this article, though, is to show,... More
  • One big step back, two little steps forward

    by Complexdesignpl | 19th of September, 2008

    In the earlier post from 28th May titled „My first download with EL!” I've told you that my image, which shows transition between CMYK and RGB colours, had been downloaded with EL. Just after a month from that moment I've received an information about customer... More
  • Understanding the EV Compensation Button - TUTORIAL

    by Yanc | 21st of July, 2008

    HI guys! I'm back with a new tutorial! This time I'll explain the ins and outs of an often overlooked button on our camera: the EV compensation button. I explain what it is, how it works and when I use it. Check it out HERE. Have a great week! Yanik More
  • Life is so much better

    by Photojay | 9th of October, 2007

    Well, my time in Iraq is drawing to a close. In less than a month, I will be back in the United States. In some ways I am happy. VERY HAPPY. I mean, I miss my family. I miss my dog.I miss my friends. The things that I am aprehensive about are the commercialism... More

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