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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
  • “Give Thanks, Give Back” Initiative, a Success!

    by Tangie | 29th of November, 2011

    The Dreamstime “Give Thanks, Give Back” initiative has come to a close, and it’s the community that deserves the biggest thanks! In total, you all contributed $3,235 that Dreamstime will match for an impressive total of $6,470. As you know, the choice of charity... More
  • Give Thanks, Give Back

    by Tangie | 11th of November, 2011

    It's the season for many things - picture-perfect snow falls and autumnal trees, holiday feasts with family and harvest festivals are the first things that come to mind, but everyone has their traditions and nostalgia for this time of year. Universally, it's a season with... 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
  • How I calm down

    by Tangie | 8th of May, 2008

    I will not ask you to cook, follow a ten-steps routine, go to an anger management course, call your psychiatrist, drink until you fall under the table and sleep, take some medicines, drink herbal tea, eat chocolate. I have never followed any of these, at least not when angry,... More
  • Modern Medicine

    by Ellenboughn | 23rd of January, 2008

    Biotech companies generate ever-promising new drugs and treatments while politicians in the US argue over the cost of health care. What to shoot to get your images used in the enormous world of health care education, promotion and advertising? Why should you care? Each year... More
  • Doctor in the House

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of March, 2007

    With an explosion of medical advertising and health care issues often in the news in print and on the web, there is an increased demand for images of medical professionals. To produce images of doctors and nurses, it's not necessary to have access to a hospital. It's been... More
  • Celebrating Carnival at Rhineland in Germany

    by Hel080808 | 17th of February, 2017

    Most of the regions in Germany have their own tradition to celebrate carnival. But the craziest fans of "Karneval" live in the Rhineland around the Cities of Cologne and Dusseldorf. (You have to know that the inhabitants of this cities are big enemies at this time because... More
  • An Artistic Impression of Europe

    by Collettebranco | 12th of February, 2017

    London, England   As I walked through the interior of Buckingham Palace, I could feel the grandeur and sense of royalty. Although photos are not allowed to be taken inside the Palace, I will paint a picture: Columns and ornamentation gilded in gold, walls lined with famous... More
  • My visit to Dona Paula (Panaji, Goa, India) on a Stormy Eve

    by Parinmnparmar | 7th of February, 2017

    Dona Paula is one of most frequently visited tourist destinations in Panaji, Goa, India. The sea stretch along Dona Paula is very beautiful and scenic. Coconut trees in multiple rows give the typical feeling of "Konkan" coast...     There is a rock attraction... 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
  • Detroit

    by Ccchristian1001 | 28th of January, 2017

    I've lived in Detroit for 9 years this May, and I and my husband and son finally started venturing Downtown for the past years. There is so much stigma and negative speak about Detroit, that I was nervous to go down there at all, but it hasn't proved to be disappointing at... 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
  • New milestone

    by Frank11 | 18th of January, 2017

    I sold 1000 photos...I`m happy. Joy got even bigger, that model is our darling - Black Schnauzer Dog named Yummy.   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
  • My lovely pets or cat story

    by Lana4kask | 16th of January, 2017

    My family and I are very fond of animals and now in our house quite harmoniously coexist dog and cat. The cat appeared in our home about a year ago, we took a very small kitten.   And we started to notice sometimes that the cat learned a lot from our adult Shepherd. Early... More
  • Historical cities of Spain

    by Janmarijs123 | 13th of January, 2017

    Recently we visited the cities of Avila, Toledo and Salamanca in Spain. These are cities with a rich history and culture. We walked a lot and were amazed by their beautiful cathedrals and other monuments. Historical cities have a lot to offer and, as you can see, also... More
  • What’s up with Dogs?

    by Dream111184 | 18th of December, 2016

    Years ago my parents and I were camping at Temperance River State Park along the north shore of Lake Superior. Dad and I went for a walk down to the shore to check out the lake from our campsite. The trail went through the woods and down a slight grade. There was a turn in... More
  • What’s up with Growing Up?

    by Dream111184 | 27th of November, 2016

    My grandmother was born in central Minnesota and when the flu epidemics hit in the 1900’s, both of her parents died. My grandmother and her brothers and sisters were then put into an orphanage because there weren’t any other family members to take the children. When people... More

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