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  • Best sellers in 2014

    by Tangie | 11th of February, 2015

    Knowing what sells is crucial if you're looking to be a successful stock photographer. Prediction is equally useful and can be easily made by scrutinizing image consumer behavior. Here's where we can help and show you last year's best sellers. Let's watch, learn and perhaps... More
  • 2008 Best Selling Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of January, 2009

    The new year is the best time to look back at last year’s successes and failures to see how to increase the former and decrease the latter in the coming year. What photos were the most successful on Dreamstime in 2008 and why? Three photos that made the top sellers... More
  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... More
  • Best Acceptance Ratio

    by Lungjaky | 26th of June, 2017

    I have now 64% acceptance ratio. To improve your acceptance ratio you need to look carefuly to the file which you are going to upload. Need good concept to make the buyer impress. To get buyer to your images make sure you are working professional. Everyone is looking... More
  • 100 Photos uploaded

    by TheSlowWalkers | 6th of June, 2017

    I know it's a small achievement compared to a lot of others but for a relative beginner, it's another milestone reached and I'm pleased to have got there. It doesn't match the satisfaction of having the first photo accepted but is a lot better than the... More
  • Lots of Audio sales

    by Davidmartyn | 27th of April, 2017

    After submitting music files to Dreamstime soon after the audio collection went online, things were quiet for a while, as to be expected with a new content collection. However last week I sold 58 files in a few days. So it seems the music content is up and running (and selling!... More
  • NOTHING TO CELEBRATE ?REALLY?

    by Westwoodkuba | 1st of April, 2017

       Hello everyone, its my first blog so excuse me if i ramble. Its Saturday morning here, and i am reading some great blogs about sales and number of uploads, and i start to think i am out of my depth. You see i am only on 45 uploads, no sales and keep letting myself... More
  • Acceptance percentage

    by Patrick57 | 23rd of March, 2017

    I have just got my acceptance percentage up to 80% from a low of 57% the first month or two of uploading to Dreamstime. So for anyone new my tip would be check your images carefully for blemishes and noise as a starting point and be a little selective. Now if I have any doubts... More
  • Upload What?

    by Cwinkler25 | 20th of March, 2017

    As someone who is just taking my first tentative steps into the world of stock images,‭ ‬I am of course wondering what sort of images are most likely to be accepted.‭ ‬I would‭ ‬prefer to not waste my time on images that‭ ‬have no chance of being accepted... More
  • 1000 Uploads! I did it.

    by Alenaphoto | 13th of February, 2017

    I did it! I'm returned from maternity leave! And i beilive i can start over, in spite of high intense :) I love my daughter! I love my family! I love my hobby and Dreamstime!) Happy Valentine’s Day!   See Article
  • A New Stock Photographer

    by Ppeterson6030 | 8th of February, 2017

    Hi everyone, I'm a new stock photography contributor and would like to reach out to other contributors, designers and users of stock photography. I enjoy traveling and photographing as I go. I never really had any idea that I could make money on my photos. It's exciting... More
  • New in a big family

    by Mihaistanciu1977 | 4th of February, 2017

    Hi, I decided to write few words with the hope that some one will read this as I have some questions actually. I got my account set about three weeks ago and since then I have 92 images online with about 200+ in the waiting list. My question is that I maybe did something... More
  • The first $ 100!

    by Vladimirkz | 27th of January, 2017

    This picture is my last sale which I reached the top $ 100  This picture gave me the top of the image adopted in 1600!  I am very happy! See Article
  • 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
  • 150 images approved last month

    by Habibnawaz | 11th of January, 2017

    Last month 150 of my images were approved. Sales were slow during past couple of months. Got only one sale this month. Just waiting for images to be indexed in DT and Google Search Engine. I was expecting Salt Tiles and Lamps images to get sales quickly.       ... More
  • 5 Secrets to Producing the Perfect Hero Image

    by Smokinggun7 | 7th of December, 2016

           Uncover the 5 essential elements that every photo or illustration must have to get cast in the lead role of "hero image" on a website. As I was downloading an image for one of my niche websites, Dreamstime prompted me to answer the question,... More
  • Time to celebrate, again!

    by Perstock | 20th of October, 2016

      A bit slow right now but thanks to phenomenal sales recently I have now past 1500 sales! Thats worth celebrating! :-)   Also, just a few days ago I past the 2500 uploads mark. A milestone i believed where very far away when i joined DT.   Also, yesterday i launched... More
  • 500 Uploads

    by Apers | 1st of October, 2016

    This week I reached a total of 500 uploads. I am extremely proud of that. As an amateur photographer it is very rewarding to meet the high quality criteria of a professional organization like Dreamstime. It is rewarding to get your pictures accepted and even more rewarding... More
  • Celebrating over 1000 uploads and 470 sales!

    by Ctmphotog | 19th of September, 2016

    Greetings from the Land of Oz! I thought it fitting to celebrate my 1,000 uploads and 470 sales by publishing my first blog article. I joined Dreamstime in 2006 but didn’t start really uploading until the end of 2012. Now I try to upload at least one image a day.... More
  • Be PROUD of your development!

    by Dahlskoge | 24th of August, 2016

    This article is simply supposed to be a quick reminder of that we all, once in a while, need to look back at some of our very first uploads and compare them with some of our recent ones. This will allow us to see how far we've actually come, if not in picture quality then... More

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