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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
  • Diving for images in Komodo National Park

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 25th of October, 2017

    [Manta ray (Manta alfredi) with attendant cleaner fish : OMD E-M1ii and M.Zuiko 8mm Fisheye; Nauticam NA-EM1ii and Zen DP-170 @ ISO64, f4, 1/250s]     Mention the Komodo National Park to most people, and they will probably think of Komodo dragons (... More
  • 1000 Uploads: Reflection on Joining the Dreamstime Community

    by Erinrandolph | 2nd of September, 2017

      What, at the time, seemed like every single day, my 8th Grade teacher would ask, "What did John Dewey say?” And we’d all reply, in unison, “You learn what you do!” Well, today I congratulate myself on 1000 uploads. I know. I know I said uploads and not... More
  • Pet Adoption Photography - Barking Beagle

    by Williamwise1 | 30th of August, 2017

      “Lucy” was a happy senior Beagle that was picked up by one of the animal control officers on August 18, 2017. We were hopeful to find her home right away because she had a microchip. However, hopes dropped as we traced the unregistered microchip that was administered... More
  • Pet Adoption Photography - Sweet Boy

    by Williamwise1 | 30th of August, 2017

      Friday, 9:06 AM - A fellow county employee called the shelter for help. Her brother had passed away about two months ago and his dog, Sweet Boy, was left at the property all alone. Other family members had been saying they would take him in, but 8 weeks later there he... More
  • Nigel

    by Williamwise1 | 30th of August, 2017

    Friday, 9:13 AM – what an adorable little boy! How could it possibly be that nobody wanted him, or never came looking for him when he ran off? “Nigel” was brought in to the shelter as a stray on August 25, 2017. Being a Friday, I didn’t want him to sit all weekend... More
  • A day out with my camera

    by Jaquiht | 18th of August, 2017

    Tomorrow I am going to my first ever proper photography event. The local birds of prey centre has photography days every now and then, and I am going to one. The reason I am going is because my camera-related behaviour has led my family to view me as a cause for concern.... More
  • Yin and Yang in the single ginkgo leaf

    by Richardwhf | 15th of August, 2017

    Yin and Yang are the famous signal in China culture. Yin means dark,negative,dead,sad...all of the bad things;and Yang means brightness,positive , birth...all of the good things. You could find Yin and Yang in everywhere,as you see,the single ginkgo leaf half yellow and... More
  • Life with a dog

    by Rickygoshen | 10th of August, 2017

         You have to shoot a lot of pictures to get a good one especially when your model is a dog.      He is not particularly interested in the story but in the embrace and the attention.      She also holds him tight when he is forced to look at... More
  • Singkawang Tatung Festival

    by Atung86 | 31st of July, 2017

    Singkawang Tatung Festival is held 10 days after the chinese new year at a small city in Kalimantan Indonesia called Singkawang. Tatung are people that is possessed by spirit, and when they are possessed they dont feel pain so thats why they have their face pierced and marched... More
  • Petphotography

    by Ellenvanloon | 14th of July, 2017

    As a foster mom for streetkittens, I just couldn't resist those cute little faces and ran behind those little basterds with my camera ALL THE TIME. That's where it all started... I have always been into photography since I was little, but it was never more than some buildings... More
  • Starting Out by Dipping My Toe in the Water... Literally

    by Jerichardson6 | 3rd of July, 2017

    I'm just starting out. I've made exactly $4.47 from selling stock photography so far. Alas, none of that is on Dreamstime. Apparently the search algorithms on other sites are more favorable to me than this one. I'm not quitting my day job. I started out by simply uploading... More
  • 1 view and 1 download

    by Henrymm | 21st of June, 2017

    I didn't expect that. Just 1 view and 1 download. What I thought is this image won't be downloaded as it was just viewed once. Anyway thank you to the buyer.   See Article

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