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  • The story behind the most downloaded image on Dreamstime

    by Malinash | 17th of May, 2017

    A trip down memory lane 2007. Seven year had passed since Dreamstime's take off. More and more photographers would join, building up the most wonderful community of stock photographers around the world. February 8th, 2007. We don't know whether it was sunny, rainy,... More
  • 10 things to do with your mother on this Mother's Day

    by Nikitu | 12th of May, 2017

    It's that special day when we celebrate the woman who brought us into the world and we can make it even more special with small gestures that carry our love across. Here are 10 simple yet sweet ideas for a Mother's Day to remember: 1. Take her to the beach... More
  • Help save the Earth

    by Dudau | 21st of April, 2017

       A friend of mine, who works in cost reduction, told me once that the easiest way to reduce costs is to shut off the lights when you leave the office. It’s that simple. At the end of the day, if you work in an office building and nobody else needs the lights... More
  • 10 ways to say blah blah. What`s yours?

    by Malinash | 17th of April, 2017

    Happy Blah Blah Blah Day today!   We hate being reminded to go there, and do that, and don't forget to etc etc. We usually procrastinate in such circumstances and the best way to express our feelings is to quietly whisper blah blah or use our body language.... More
  • The Most Insane Film Sets of All Time

    by Assignments | 10th of April, 2017

    Film sets are a health and safety inspector’s nightmare. They are often built as quickly as possible, with potentially dangerous stunts going on and lots of things happening in the area constantly, leading to unpredictable situations. However, the examples we have chosen... More
  • Practical tips to enjoy a prolongued No Housework Day

    by Tangie | 6th of April, 2017

      A day off is usually a day when you feel like doing the cool stuff you never had the chance or time to do. The National No Housework Day, celebrated on April 7th each year, is one of those days when you can take a break, relax and have fun. But the day after a no... More
  • Top 10 Destinations in Ireland

    by Dudau | 13th of March, 2017

         From ancient history to natural beauty, Ireland features spectacular sights, assorted with bustling cities and cheerful pubs. As Saint Patrick's Day is fast approaching, I'm gonna take advantage of this occasion to introduce you to the top 10 destinations... More
  • Color management for dummies

    by Klodvig | 24th of February, 2017

    Sorry for the title, I didn't mean to insult anyone, just wanted to get your attention. Now that I have it, let's talk about color profiles and color management.      Without going too deep into color theory or technical specifications, lets just me just say that... More
  • 5 facts on Mardi Gras

    by Malinash | 20th of February, 2017

    Are your costumes ready? Here are 5 facts to know before you put on your beads and masks and go celebrate. What does Mardi Gras mean? It’s in fact French for Fat Tuesday. It is believed to have arrived in North America in the year 1699, on March, when the French-Canadian... More
  • Valentine's Day cards, pictures say it better

    by Tangie | 13th of February, 2017

    Valentine's Day is the magic day when everyone officially celebrates the greatest feeling of all, love. It's also the day when people have to officially express their feelings. What better way to do it than let a card do the talking. Let's be... More
  • Published in issue #5 of DIVE magazine

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 11th of February, 2017

    I love DIVE magazine in its new incarnation, very different to all the other diving magazines out there, more like a photography focused coffee table book. So I was very please to see that they've used one of my silky shark photos on page 9 of the latest edition, albeit cropped... More
  • The best things about frogfish

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 10th of February, 2017

    I think it's safe to say that the long lure frogfish, Antennarius multiocellatus, is not classically beautiful. However, they have loads of character and are, I would argue, so comical in form and behaviour as to make them, well, cute. Although highly camouflaged ambush... More
  • Happy Chinese New Year, Roosters!

    by Malinash | 17th of January, 2017

    Here's to our energetic, lovely, trustworthy, determined, brave and smart friends born in the year of Rooster. We would like to take this opportunity to show you the most downloaded images in China in 2016. It's an interesting top and we want to share it with you.... More
  • Greenery - Pantone color of the year 2017

    by Dudau | 16th of January, 2017

    Pantone has chosen Greenery as the color of the year 2017, enough reason for us to celebrate as, you guessed it right, Greenery is pretty similar to Dreamstime’s brand color:          We’ve been committed to, and supported this color, for more than 10 years.... More
  • Best sellers in 2016

    by Tangie | 5th of January, 2017

    Happy New Year everyone! Before we embark on what we hope to be an exciting 2017 journey, it is customary to take a look back at 2016 and draw some conclusions. A lot of things happened here on Dreamstime last year but the stats we're all curious about are the the... More
  • Getting there with the lighting

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 12th of December, 2016

    So, these guys are my local models who are more often than not hanging out under the jetty at buddy dive. Around 1630hrs on calm sunny days, and it is rainy season at the moment so sun and calm water are a little rare, the light is perfect for shooting them with a little... More
  • So, this is why I'm here

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 28th of November, 2016

    I'm on Bonaire until the 31st of January working as an intern (at my age!) with the Bonaire Coral Restoration Foundation trying to put a dent in the decline of endangered Caribbean Elkhorn and Staghorn Acropora corals. So far so good, everything I've seen is encouraging a... More
  • Bonaire dreams

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 27th of November, 2016

    I’m in Bonaire for the next two months, so plenty of opportunities to grab some great shots of “Divers Paradise” above and below the water. The excellent visibility and virtual absence of significant current at most of the dive sites on the island should give me the... More
  • Top 10 tips for new contributors

    by Nikitu | 4th of November, 2016

    Congratulations on having your first images accepted at Dreamstime. Keep up the good work and many more to come! To improve your future uploads and continue with a high approval rate, here are some tips based on our extensive experience in microstock imagery review. You... More
  • A good joke and bad joke

    by Eternalfour | 24th of August, 2016

    A joke can make us laugh out loud and it can do nothing. It is the same joke yet told by different people ... so what makes a joke a good one? ... its the way the joke is told The photo, be it conceptual or indicative may have no meaning unless taken in the "proper"... More

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