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  • And now just for fun..

    by Physi28 | 1st of December, 2016

    I have been an exclusive contributor at DT since 2010 and there have been many ups and downs, after the first difficulties and the unavoidable learning process my acceptance ratio increased to over 80% and it seemed that slowly but steadily, as the sales and also the revenue... More
  • Six years contributor on DT

    by Hellen8 | 18th of November, 2016

    Six years contributor on DT Exactly six years ago, I registered and sent a few photos for approval. Can you imagine how happy I was, after acceptance? ... Great! I gradually sent more and more photos. After accepting 50 pictures, I became the exclusive photographer... 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
  • Time to Dreamstime!

    by Romeojuly | 20th of February, 2016

    Hi DT contributors, designers and over users. With best wishes to all in yours work! My name is Romeo.i am a new member on DT.Fond of photography (my camera is NikonD3100kit)and illustrations like contributor. I am a graphic designer (using the editor KRITA&... More
  • New contributor

    by Sandraipswich | 5th of September, 2015

    I recently joined Dreamstime, to load some of my favourite photos from my travels overseas- I have sorted most of my 40,000 on my computer and now have over 800 online....but what will sell?           More
  • Fifty images online

    by Bavdekar | 20th of August, 2015

    Finally, my 50th image has been accepted today. I joined Dreamstime in the beginning of 2014 and have taken almost a year and a half to reach this landmark. Being a hobbyist photographer means I do not have a dedicated time to shoot photographs, which is partly responsible... More
  • My first sale

    by Kikiritkata | 15th of May, 2015

    A couple of days ago I sold my very first image. It is a drawing of mine that I did four years ago. As every other new contributor I was anxious and didn't have the patience and constantly asked myself: When will I finally sell something?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!? I would like to... More
  • Became exclusive contributor today and planning for next milestone!

    by Primesh7 | 2nd of March, 2015

    My approved list of images in bellow link... https://www.dreamstime.com/primesh7_more-latest-adition_pg1  See Article
  • What an awesome surprise! Thanks Dreamstime

    by Mike2focus | 24th of February, 2015

    One of the fun things I look forward to each week is checking out who the Featured Contributor is here on DT on Tuesdays. So this morning when I saw on of my images in the FC spot I was totally shocked and surprised! I am really honored, especially when I look at the talent... More
  • You are different from mainstream photographers

    by Phopic | 26th of January, 2015

    When you are a registered contributor you'd be automatically endowed with a critical eye about your past and present photographs and photography, the way you shoot and furthermore you'd concentrate and excel on using editing software to create artistic piece like this one,... More
  • Incredible Year 2014

    by Digikhmer | 29th of December, 2014

     For me, this year 2014 is ending with incredible way and very challenging. My portfolio is reaching 1400 pictures online with more than 1450 sales/download. I grab this opportunity to thank all of the buyers for appreciating my works and for offering me this long... More
  • New member

    by Phoenixci | 26th of September, 2014

    A few weeks ago I suggested a co-worker to join DT. We both share a passion for photography and we often talk about it during our lunch breaks, I explained how it was fun to have people purchase picture that I had taken and see them used as visualization and complementing... More
  • You Can Still Become A Good Contributor!

    by Greatali | 5th of September, 2014

    Well, as you all know that to become a well known contributor on any stock photography site around the net is like dream comes true for many of us here, but this is also an undeniable fact that without having good gadgets or equipments related to photography is simply impossible... More
  • Appropriate collection management

    by Bennymarty | 28th of June, 2014

    Hello. I am a new member of Dreamstime community. I’d like to address this topic about "collection management". The collections are theme created by contributors photographers, whose purpose is to facilitate the search for the ultimate consumer who wants to buy images... More
  • First sale

    by Photoaria | 3rd of June, 2014

    I created my account here, and want to build a good portfolio of stock photos. Then I got a few rejections and got busy. Today, I decided to visit Dreamstime. I am surprised to see that I got one sale! Wow! Maybe I should really be more active and upload many more photos.... More
  • Little Collection Experiment part 2!

    by ClaireCphotography | 14th of February, 2014

    Hi Everybody! Not so long ago I started my little collection experiment. I've had a lot of reactions so thank you all for the pictures and suggestions! I thought to give you all a little up-date on this experiment. At the moment 3 out of 4 collections have enough contributors... More
  • Little Collection Experiment

    by ClaireCphotography | 31st of January, 2014

    Hi Everybody! Not so long ago I've reached the milestone of 50 up-loads, which also was the beginning of this blog. The nice and encouraging comments on my first blog article gave me extra motivation and drive to understand stock photography. Thank you all for that! So... More
  • The Time Is Now

    by Joshuaraineyphotography | 20th of December, 2013

    I signed up for Dreamstime in 2007 and have since been determined to make stock photography a substantial part of my income. Since joining, however, things have not gone according to plan. I quit a full time job with good income and great benefits to pursue photography... More
  • Twas the Night Before Christmas

    by Daddiomanottawa | 11th of December, 2013

    Twas the night before Christmas and all through Dreamstime, Everything was quiet, as though someone stopped time. My recent uploads sit waiting for careful review, In hopes that by New Year they'll be the first you can view. And I a contributor, nestled all snug in... More
  • Contributors shape the market!

    by Mani33 | 24th of November, 2013

    I'm writing this blog because I believe there is wave of strange behavior from some contributors that is affecting the Microstocks Market in a way or another. This concerns everyone, but specially non exclusive photographers or those who might think of being non exclusives... More

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