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  • How to Sell Stock Photos

    by Dudau |

    If you’re on Dreamstime you probably want to sell your photos, so let me give you a few suggestions on how to actually earn some money out of your images. First thing to consider when shooting stock photography is usability. Before shooting something especially for stock,... More
  • Silhouettes that Sell!

    by Eric1513 |

    Let's face it, we are here at Dreamstime because we want to sell images. The question in our image creation, though, is what types of images sell. A quick look through my portfolio reveals that my subjects are broad and varied. I am always searching for another angle,... More
  • First smartphone pic sale

    by Physi28 |

    Today I got my first sale of a picture I had made with a Nokia lumia 1020 smartphone, it shows a rare Aesculapian snake resting on a branch. During a few months I was only shooting and uploading with the 1020, many photos got rejected and I wondered if I would ever sell... More
  • Which country smells best?

    by Nikitu |

    This week Heathrow Airport installed the "Scent Globe" a contraption that allows you to smell how your destination will be like even before getting on the tarmac. But let's take a look at some of the countries featured and their distinctive aromas, but not just that, let'... More
  • Increasing exposure to your images

    by Tempestz |

    I will give my perspective on social media sites and increasing visibility to your images. While we all know that more views does not actually lead to more sales, using social media will get your images out on the web. Take for example, Twitter, if you tweet your image... More
  • 7 Tips To Choose The Right Image For Your Article

    by Vimal4 |

    As of human behavior, we entice towards any post or content which has an attractive image, as it helps to create more emotions instantly. Right? Yes, 19 Statics from HubSpot will definitely help you to understand how visual content engage more users than just text based... More
  • First sale, such a great feeling :)

    by Nadsdl |

    I sold my first photo today :) I am so happy! Took 3 days, which is very exciting for me!   I am new to the microstock world, I only heard about the concept a few weeks ago. I think for me the major challenge will be to be a more stock-friendly photographer. This includes... More
  • New gym machines set

    by Bennymarty |

    I'm glad to share with you my new gym machines set, made in a real gym in a closure day. This way I had the opportunity to shot with a tripod in long exposition with natural light, with no people around... The result is very satisfactory but it took a lot of time in post... More
  • New on Dreamstime

    by Sam20140218 |

    Hey everyone, I just wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself; my name is Sam and I live in Dubai. Love to travel and explore and I have always loved documenting my journeys! Having a big database of pictures I thought that doing something with my photography would... More
  • 600 Uploads In 2 Months

    by Steveacer |

    I have had 600 uploads accepted in just over 2 months, I have also shot all of the photos that I have uploaded in the last 2 months and have not used any that I already had taken. I have found it hard work but very rewarding, when someone takes the time to say a nice comment... More
  • Look to the skies - Airshow Photography

    by Newsfocus1 |

    Now that the Autumn has arrived here in the UK it marks the end of the airshow season. Don't get me wrong, I am not a plane spotter but I do enjoy visiting and photographing airshows. Probaly my childhood spent growing up under the flight path of London Gatwick Airport sparked... More
  • Money on photography

    by Thorken |

    One theme that has no photos enough is money. If a journalist writes about government spending or personal finance, he or she needs some photo with money to the article. When a bank or insurance company makes it´s commercial presentation, it needs also some photo with money.... More
  • Rules that if you will respect you have all the chances to earn money

    by Sysu90 |

    For you today, I have nine rules that if you will respect you all the chances to earn money from stock photos: Average knowledge of english composition patience and perseverance good pictures high quality photos and post-processing skills at intermediate level (Photoshop,... More
  • Welcome new art friend to DT

    by Guernica |

    Please welcome my friend Sherif Haseeb to dreamstime he is an amazing and really talented artist Logo and T-shirt designer, I'm glad you have joined DT glad to see some of your work here and waiting to see more of your artwork on here please take a look at some of his works,... More
  • Designers I Hope That This Will Help You.

    by Steveacer |

    I am well on the way to sorting my photos into managed collections on my photographer profile page, I hope that this will help the designers to find what they need quicker. It was actually easier to do than I though, once I had opened two browser windows at the same time... More
  • It's Hip to be Square!

    by Eric1513 |

    I know I'm dating myself when I say that the 80s pop band Huey Lewis and the News was right when they sang that it's hip to be square. When it comes to photography, I love the square format. It open up new and creative composition opportunities that a normal rectangle format... More
  • Wild horses!

    by Buffy1982 |

    Portrait of wild horses in the italian mountain.                     More
  • How to Shoot the Aurora: 10 Tips from an Alaskan

    by Asakalaskas |

      Being born and raised in Northern Alaska the first question anyone asks me whenever they find out where I live is, "Do you see the aurora?!!". The answer is yes, and even after all these years I still am awestruck by it. Those nights where they're especially spectacular... More
  • Fog in autumn photo

    by Sysu90 |

    Hello. A small question that still does not find the best answer, as is done fog fall photo? Any advice is welcome.       See Article
  • Does Size Matter?

    by Steveacer |

    Is there an ideal size for Dreamstime? I am never quite sure whether to shoot all of my photos at full size 6016/5637px Or 4500/3000px or even take at full size and then reduce, the reason being that when I have tried a few different searches on DT the smaller photos seem... More

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