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  • Karenfoleyphotography
    5 Tips to Finding the Perfect Image for Your Project

    by Karenfoleyphotography | 19th of August, 2016

    46 million and counting. That’s the number of images and videos available in dreamstime’s database today. So how, with all this fabulous selection, do you find the one image that is ideal for your next project? Whether you are a newcomer to the site, or are just... More
  • Steveacer
    600 Uploads In 2 Months

    by Steveacer | 12th of November, 2014

    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
  • Steveacer
    Designers I Hope That This Will Help You.

    by Steveacer | 30th of October, 2014

    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
  • Sasanka7
    new EXCLUSIVE collection

    by Sasanka7 | 6th of September, 2013

    exclusive dreamstimers community on facebookhello today i started new collection on dreamstime, Please insert your best pictures here: exclusive dreamstimers, thank you! this is collection included photos and illustrations etc. from members of facebook community page... More
  • Birksphotography
    To collage or not to collage. Designer opinions needed please.

    by Birksphotography | 17th of February, 2012

    I've seen several post in the boards about collages and I had a question. Would it be better to make collages of a single subject or have multiple single shots of different angles? I'm a little confused on this because I'm not sure what designers like more. Also since... More
  • Mvogel
    A new BME

    by Mvogel | 26th of May, 2011

    This month has now officially become a BME with the sale of this image. I would like to thank DT and all of the designers that purchased my images. Hopefully I can turn next month into another BME. See Article
  • Verdelho
    An Open Letter to Designers

    by Verdelho | 25th of May, 2011

    Dear Designers You are probably aware of the current issues regarding lowering cost of images, shrinking returns to photographers and the parlous state of the stock market at this time. Some are questioning that the current situation is sustainable. In a wider sense,... More
  • Mvogel
    The key to success is diversity

    by Mvogel | 17th of July, 2010

    I have only been with DT for a sort time and I only have 47 images online but I fell like I have had very good success for a beginner with 12 sales so far. Most of my sales came when I had a lot less images on line, about 35. With so few images I think that my diversity... More
  • Torchdesigns
    What Designers Are Looking for in Stock Photography

    by Torchdesigns | 27th of October, 2009

    What are Graphic Designers and Creative Directors looking for, when it comes to the images they select? That is the ultimate question for anyone who creates stock photography, isn't it. Being a graphic designer and a creative director for almost a decade now has given... More
  • Littlemacproductions
    Dreamstime Lightboxes

    by Littlemacproductions | 15th of October, 2009

    A lightbox is a box with a light source and a translucent cover used to view transparenices such as slides, ex-rays, negatives etc. Here at DT lightboxes are a place to group images for view at a later date, add notes, share with others and in general they are like... More
  • smartview27
    Illumination!

    by smartview27 | 7th of October, 2009

    A great idea came out to light today! In the night of Halloween all Dreamstime community will have to think to our success (success for Dreamstime team, photographers, designers, models…) in the same time, at the same hour…let’s say 22 p.m. GMT. If you agree,... More
  • Litifeta
    Recruitment opportunities for designers

    by Litifeta | 11th of August, 2008

    Regardless of what the market looks like, the recruitment industry seems to continue to do well. Yesterday in Australia, there was a program on about the worldwide shortage of traffic controllers. You know, the stop and go man, or the lollipop lady. Apparently these people... More
  • Irisangel
    166 Days till Christmas!

    by Irisangel | 11th of July, 2008

    I have been busy working on this, so here are a few of my new offerings. Thanks for looking. More
  • Billysiew
    most of the designers or buyers are from western countries?

    by Billysiew | 7th of May, 2008

    I think most the designers or buyers are from western countries but not from asia, am I right? Just curious! See Article
  • Jclardy
    Learning What Sells

    by Jclardy | 27th of March, 2008

    I'm still new here, and being a full time student unfortunately does not leave me that much time to shoot stock photography. One thing that has helped me is figuring out what buyers want. There are many good ways to do this, mainly by looking at the top sellers for the month,... More
  • Avion49
    Never Underestimate......

    by Avion49 | 19th of July, 2007

    what will be accepted and what will sell! I almost didn't submit this one, but it was accepted and has actually been downloaded. was created using what was readily available. © Rocksuzi (Help) This one makes me wish I'd thought of it!... More

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