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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
  • 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
  • Colorphil

    by Philomenanicholl | 17th of November, 2016

      Hi, I am new to Dreamstime and I would like to get as much as possible from this site in terms of exposure for my images, photographic tips and just see what other photographers are doing. I am from Ireland and based in Dublin. The first selection of images I uploaded... More
  • Inspired to make me want to shoot wildlife

    by Pusitpunya | 5th of November, 2016

    I backtracked once toured a zoo in Thailand.During our visit the beautiful animals.In that corner, I see this referred to. Tiger in a tiny cage.Visually, it looks like it will be fun to see the people.I pick up the camera to take a picture. And as with many images The... More
  • News images on line

    by Felzum | 19th of September, 2016

    Hi I just want to share my new images on line best regards and good sales.             See Article
  • Richmond Park series

    by Ananve | 13th of September, 2016

    Hi guys, I went through my archive and found some nice photos I have never upload. They were the first time I visited Richmond Royal Park, which is the biggest royal park in London. It was a wonderful time. I hope you guys enjoy this set of photos.           More
  • 4 aspects of photography that blurrs the background of a photo

    by Unteroffizier | 3rd of September, 2016

    In case anyone is not aware of the aspects that determines the intensity of the sharpness of parts of a photo (usually the backdrop), here are 4 things we need to take note of. The size of the aperture Aperture opening size determines the depth of field of a photo.... More
  • Spontaneous photography

    by Anorton | 2nd of September, 2016

    As someone who concentrates on food photography I often have to plan the foods I need for each photo shoot, such as for this fish finger image.   However sometimes it is necessary to make a spontaneous choice. On a recent visit to the local supermarket lobster was on promotion,... More
  • Lavender afternoon

    by Luisfgil | 31st of August, 2016

    Should we stay at home watching films during a good sunday afternoon or go outdoors ? We decided to go outdoors to visit a nearby lavender farm and climb a hill and found that tens of other families decided the same ! When sun is a rationed, even in summer, we need... More
  • Summer spirit, dog story

    by Lana4kask | 22nd of August, 2016

    One of my new photos has been approved for Assignment Summer Spirit and I'm happy)   Short story about this image, it's not my dog, but my true friend. My daughter and I even thought a name - Spot for funny spots on his body. The first time we saw the puppy in early... More
  • My daughter's room

    by Rickygoshen | 13th of August, 2016

      My youngest teenager daughter decided to paint her room. She chose the color and painted the walls by herself.   She took her dolls and teddy bears from the attic and brought the most of them to her room and into her bed. Since the transformation, her room brings... More
  • Abandoned dog

    by Diogozanoni | 11th of August, 2016

    All photografy is motion, this is a little funny, but you see this motion by image, the composition is very important. For me, this my photo represent this motion. I did a campaing for the cause of abandoned dogs and this is the my best photo with a dog in the rail.null... More
  • Photographing Captive Whales and Dolphins

    by Tuftedpuffin | 6th of August, 2016

    I spend a lot of time at zoos and aquariums, sometimes as a volunteer and mostly as an observant visitor (I am currently studying to work in a zoo or rescue facility, as well). As a photographer, this means I have invested a lot of time learning to photograph the animal... More

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