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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • First image downloaded!!! :-)

    by Parinmnparmar | 30th of June, 2016

         When I created my account on Dreamstime before more than 2 years, I knew nothing about stock photography. Only I wanted to share my images, to learn more, and to improve my photography. It was a pleasure when after many rejections, some of my images were... More
  • First download!

    by Taytecampbell | 15th of June, 2016

      After four months since my first submission I finally got my first download! I'm just starting out but I've enjoyed the feedback from Dreamstime and it has helped improve the pictures that I'm taking now. I've learned to try various angles and compositions and I'm just... More
  • Another milestone

    by Jennyb99 | 22nd of March, 2016

    Yippeee. I've reached my 200 today in my portfolio, so quite a milestone for me. Love belonging to Dreamstime. I joined July 2014 and decided from the start not to go for specific subjects. I photograph everything and anything that appeals when I'm out and about. Below is... More
  • 8 "night" sales!

    by Msalena | 25th of January, 2016

    Till today, while reading blogs about 5,6,7...etc downloads at once, I felt.....mmmmm... a little bit envious, wondering "Does it really happen?!" I was sure that such nice surprises are not for me. Till today the best selling day brought me 3 sales and I remember I was as... More
  • Excited for one download

    by Leonwang302 | 10th of January, 2016

    That felt excited some one download one of my pictures since I signed in Dreamstime December 2th. That was my first picture to sell in my life although 35 penny. but better than nothing:) ,I have never thought that would be happened. I bought a small A6000 last new... More
  • My picture was downloaded 32 yesterday

    by Qin0377 | 30th of November, 2015

    Since accession to the gallery for three years, my online image has more than 1000, remember the first time on the blog see blogger's article, said if you pictures of more than 500 and 5000 pictures, you will have surprised to find, now my picture while just over 1000, but... More
  • Most Popular Images

    by 2700art | 17th of November, 2015

    >  I like to see that my most viewed and also my most downloaded pictures are ones that I am fond of. Its cool to see that people have similar tastes in what is considered a special image. Whats your most viewed image and do you like it also? Cheers! Ratio almost up to... More
  • First sale!

    by Nexpo420 | 8th of November, 2015

    Today I reached my first sale on DT;) YEAH!   See Article
  • Finally 2000 sales

    by Digikhmer | 2nd of November, 2015

    Just want to shout out my happiness and to think all my pictures buyers with my last assignment pictures.   Thanks in advance for your kind votes     See Article
  • My first level 5 sale

    by Danielc1998 | 30th of October, 2015

    My most downloaded image so far. See Article
  • My first sale!!

    by Vmdvaldez | 31st of July, 2015

    Today I was having a really bad day, but then I got a notification from my phone that someone had finally downloaded my picture   I got really excited! I cannot wait to upload more pictures. I just wanted to share this amazing moment with everyone in the community. I... More

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