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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
  • 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
  • Why I'm Obsessed With Abandoned Places

    by Penpossessed | 14th of June, 2017

    From an early age I had this strange obsession with buildings, and items that had been abandoned by humankind. The more old and overgrown by nature these items were, the more fascinating they became for me. It wasn't until recently that I began to piece the reasoning behind... More
  • Attacked by monkey on Kelimutu

    by Thorken | 4th of June, 2017

    Kelimutu is active volcano with three colorful lakes on island Flores near by village Moni (Indonesia). If you want to see them in the best light you have to leave at 4 a.m. We rented a motorbike so we were not depended on other people. By the parking lot there is a small... More
  • YAY I made it to 100

    by Callearlisa | 29th of May, 2017

    So Happy to have made it to 100 photos online. I have learned so much and looking forward to learning more. This is an awesome site! I usually turn on my computer the first thing every day. With anticipation of seeing my photos that I have submitted. Very... More
  • My first picture sold

    by Robdun66 | 25th of May, 2017

    Alright sold my first picture, of a sunset   See Article
  • Why a simple photo of no names flower can make 100 times download?

    by Joe1971 | 24th of May, 2017

    22nd May 2017, I got the first photo which is download 100 times.   I should say I never guessed it real happened, because when I upload this simple photo, I just love it color as love that summer. That was a hot summer, I drive to outside from my city. My destination... More
  • The story behind the most downloaded image on Dreamstime

    by Malinash | 17th of May, 2017

    A trip down memory lane 2007. Seven year had passed since Dreamstime's take off. More and more photographers would join, building up the most wonderful community of stock photographers around the world. February 8th, 2007. We don't know whether it was sunny, rainy,... More
  • What I look for when Selecting Images Featuring People

    by Dwhaley8 | 11th of May, 2017

        As a marketer working with a staffing agency, photos of people are of course pretty necessary. One wants to convey a sense of promise to potential temp workers and a sense of organization and expertise to potential customers in-need of temp workers. And since... More
  • Lots of Audio sales

    by Davidmartyn | 27th of April, 2017

    After submitting music files to Dreamstime soon after the audio collection went online, things were quiet for a while, as to be expected with a new content collection. However last week I sold 58 files in a few days. So it seems the music content is up and running (and selling!... More
  • Dog lover

    by Wiaderkiewiczmarta | 25th of April, 2017

       A lot of people say, that dogs are our best friends. But how many of us know, that we hurt them each day? Let me explain, what I mean. It's sad, that majority of us doesn't know, that a lot of known brands test their products on animals. It's important to make... More

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