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  • 2012 in review

    by Tangie | 31st of December, 2012

    The year which is about to end has been full of events: from the Olympic games to the US presidential elections, from riots and strikes to much debated bailouts, from record artwork sale to Felix Baumgartner's fearless supersonic jump, from the Queen's Diamond Jubilee to... More
  • Use social networks to increase the views/sales?

    by Angelaciudad | 8th of April, 2015

    I wanted to discover by myself if the use of social networks helps to increase the views of my photos and as a consequence, the possibility of more sells too. I used always facebook only for private proposals and I had not any twitter account, so I decided to create a new... More
  • First Milestone - $100!!

    by Prsntg | 26th of February, 2015

    6 months, 313 uploads, 36 sales and today I reached my first personal milestone - The payout limit. I was interested in photography since a long time. Bought my first P&S sometime in 2009 and started shooting just about anything I see!! After a long wait, I managed to... More
  • My first sold image in Dreamstime.com!!!

    by Primesh7 | 17th of February, 2015

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  • Unusual view

    by Thorken | 16th of January, 2015

    In Austrian Alps there is one restaurant with it´s own brewery (making wonderful beer) and an extraordinary toilet room. When a man needs, he can watch the beauty of mountains. I didn´t see the women´s room but girls in our companion didn´t say anything about their view.... More
  • 200 sells !

    by Bennymarty | 8th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone, After 7 months from my first access to Dreamstime, I've reached my first 200 sells and 1370 pictures online :) I've very happy to get to this first goal and hope to keep following this way :) Here some of my best selling:... More
  • The ILCE-A7R

    by Maddrew | 8th of November, 2014

            My first Sony mirrorless was the NEX-3. When Sony first released their NEX system, it had a total of just three lenses. A pancake 16mm F2.8, a standard zoom 18-55mm F3.5-F5.6 and a do-all zoom 18-200mm. I was using the Sony DSLR-A550 at the time, which... More
  • Handy Photography Cheat Sheets

    by Asakalaskas | 4th of November, 2014

    http://www.designzzz.com/handy-photography-cheat-sheets Here is a handy link to some visual cheat sheets that will be highly beneficial for beginners in understanding many basic photography principals including manual settings & exposure, angles, focal lengths, aperture,... More
  • Image with over 1000 Views

    by Amdizdarevic | 14th of October, 2014

    I understand that views are only views and not sales, but at least I feel that these images are getting a lot of exposure. Here is my image with most views, this image is also ranked highest by downloads in my portfolio. Other 4 images are other images with highest... More
  • Times are changing

    by Gmargittai | 30th of September, 2014

    Want to share what I saw the other day. We were invited to a wedding. The venue was at a "ranch" outside the city, well not a real ranch although they had a few farm animals more for showing. The real business is to have weddings and other events. As this is California one... 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
  • Pictures are the unspoken stories.

    by Tasmallows | 17th of June, 2014

    Every pictures says some unspoken story. While clicking a picture some story goes in photographer's mind which makes him click that particular thing. Every single picture clicked by a photographer is a combination of some spices of emotions like dreams, hope, passion,... More
  • Lights out or bye bye photography

    by Myriiel | 9th of May, 2014

    We made plans to go on a trip. We decided the date for late May, early June. Then we started dreaming. I used to dream of relaxation (people see me as a lazy person, therefore i dream about free time) and she was dreaming of traveling. This image is not part of my dream... More
  • 1 sale 0 view!?

    by Perstock | 11th of April, 2014

    Numbers and stats obviesly fascinates and enchants many of us Dreamstimers. Many of the blogs here is all about milestones and stats. Less than a month ago i wrote about my latest milestone 1000 uploads. Two days ago I passed another magic number: 1111 uploads. The latest... More
  • Superfast DT!

    by Cheese365 | 23rd of January, 2014

    We all have to wait patiently for our images to be reviewed. I had just finished uploading and submitting my images for admin approval (or rejection) when I noticed the images had been given approximately 17 hours before reviewing. Great, excellent, I've never had such... More
  • Some superfast sales

    by Perstock | 10th of January, 2014

    After a trip to Abu Dhabi and Dubai in United Arab Emirates in November I started to upload some of the photos I took there. The first sale, Burj al Arab in Dubai came very fast, just one or two views and then a sale and then it went on. Not many but superfast sales. These... More
  • Question: Image Views

    by Kingtrac | 8th of January, 2014

    How many image (estimated or average) views did your first images receive before they sold for the first time? See Article
  • Most viewed doesn´t mean most successful

    by Thorken | 16th of December, 2013

    There is quite big gap among the most viewed images and the most successful ones. My most viewed photo has almost 5000 views and only 1 download. The 4th most viewed with 2700 views has no download. On the other hand the most successful photo has 7 downloads at 438... More
  • What is a T-Stop

    by Bradcalkins | 22nd of November, 2013

    If you been shooting images for any amount of time you are certainly familiar with f-stops and apertures. The f-stop is a ratio between the focal length of a lens and the size of the physical aperture opening in the lens. The longer the lens (telephoto) the larger the physical... More
  • Fuji X100s - the ultimate walkabout stock camera?

    by Alistaircotton | 12th of November, 2013

    I've been a fan of Fuji's higher-end cameras ever since I dumped a Nikon D70 for an end-of-line S3 Pro. Fuji's S3 Pro was based on an even older end-of-line Nikon film body and had some quirks that made it almost impossible to shoot in raw. Well, that's not true - the... More

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