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  • Keywords, what a nuisance!

    by Tangie | 20th of September, 2007

    It is time to look deeply into our hearts and admit the truth: we have not done our homework properly. Honesty is the best policy and we need to be honest with ourselves when it comes to something some of us tend to overlook when uploading images: keywords, title and description.... 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
  • Learning every day

    by Patrick57 | 15th of July, 2017

    I have just passed the 800 images online milestone! I have enjoyed taking photo's over the last 11 months I've actively been uploading to Dreamstime and trying to improve my abilities whilst trying to add some inventiveness to some images. If you look through other site members... More
  • My new camera, my new raw technique, my new photos

    by Axylexu | 9th of July, 2017

    Hello DT, A couple of weeks ago i got a Nikon D5300 camera and i was very happy.Shoots at 25 mpx and that's great . I started to learn more about how to make pictures better. Because i am a self educated i heard about shooting Raw. I didn't know what and why to shoot Raw.... More
  • Don't miss those shots

    by Patrick57 | 4th of July, 2017

    Since starting to load images onto Dreamstime last year I have learned a lot from knowing almost nothing about taking a good photo. Taking pictures in RAW, don't over edit (easy to do), always check images enlarged 100%, get used to using manual settings&... More
  • 100 Happy!

    by Bdelaney34 | 28th of May, 2017

    Hello, So excited to have my first 100 accepted ! I guess the first time I was interesting in Photography was when my grade 6 teacher built a darkroom and I made my first photo from a negative, but I never pursued it. Life got in the way and that was somewhat forgotten... More
  • Become exclusive user

    by Blackcat97 | 23rd of May, 2017

    Six year pass from the day join Dreamstime, from the hobby, I think about earn some money from my image, so I request Dreamstime to be an exclusive user. Today, I receive email from Dreamstime approve my request. And I'm very happy when I see my Earning increase from 21$... More
  • Becoming exclusive

    by TheSlowWalkers | 7th of May, 2017

    Well, the e-mail arrived yesterday, confirming I am now a photographer, working exclusively with Dreamstime but how did I get to ths stage? I had 85 photos in my portfolio and was pleased with the submissions process. I'd had a few photos refused but, although disappointing,... More
  • 500 Images on Dreamstime!

    by Patrick57 | 29th of April, 2017

    I've just achieved the 500 accepted images on Dreamstime :) I know my images aren't the most commercial but I enjoy taking my camera with me and taking pics of anything of interest. When i started I didn't realize how much I would learn about plants,places etc. So not... More
  • Learning with every image accepted and rejected

    by Callearlisa | 27th of April, 2017

    I like how they let you know when an image is rejected what problems they had with the photo. I am learning so much. I have read other blogs and I am totally looking and everything differently. Things I never considered taking pictures of are now getting my undivided attention.... More
  • My first sale

    by Mihaistanciu1977 | 7th of March, 2017

    Hello! Happy day, my first sale finnaly came! I was worried that something was wrong with my account, but is there people! My first sale!  It is an inuit wooden sculpture, from the beautiful city of Ketchikan, Alaska.   So, I just had to be patient:) I have a ton... More
  • Leaders of tomorrow

    by Radiso2000 | 27th of January, 2017

    Despite all odds stalked against them this kids would stop at nothing to ensure that they realize their goal, which is acquiring the right education. This is just the kind of resilience we need in our today society.   See Article
  • A hard days work

    by Mx4post | 2nd of January, 2017

    Some year and a half ago someone tipped me to place my photo's on Dreamstime: "you never know, someone could like your pictures and get you some earnings". So I started to judge my one photo's, till then mainly published on Flickr, and publish them on Dreamstime. What a disappointment... More
  • My Brov.

    by Pamjreynolds | 26th of November, 2016

    Hello This post is to say thank you to the folks that commented on a previous blog of mine about me donating some of my earnings from Dreamstime to a Cancer Charity. This to me is more important than ever, after losing my brother nearly four weeks ago to Cancer. I know... More
  • New Achievement: 5000$

    by Julicos | 29th of August, 2016

    I've just reached 5000$ earnings on Dreamstime. It's a nice feeling, but it would have been even greater if I wouldn't have requested previous payments. But still, it gives me a great satisfaction.   Good luck to all in selling as much as possible! More
  • educate yourself with Dreamstime

    by Lightpro | 27th of July, 2016

    A recent blog visit to a new photographers thoughts brought this subject to mind. When I was a beginning photographer many years ago a talented and very open minded professional photographer took me under his wing. He taught me everything he knew, creating his own competition.... More
  • My Dreamstime Journey

    by Kheng1987 | 21st of July, 2016

    I have an account with Dreamstime since 2008. It is a long time and I don't have many photos to show for it. I love taking photos. It serves as a record of places I have visited and people I met. So I thought why not sign up and see if I can make some sales from something... More
  • Target - Earning 1000 accomplished

    by Sakhanphotography | 21st of June, 2016

    After 4 years and 700 uploads got to the $1000 mark. The next target is to reach 1000 uploads and $1500 with in next one year. sakhanphotography   See Article
  • Future sales

    by Pamjreynolds | 18th of June, 2016

    Hello I have now decided to offer 50% of any of my future earnings on Dreamstimes to a Cancer Research Charity. The reason for this is that over the years I have seen quite a few of my family and friends succumbed to this awful disease, and I want to try in my own way... More
  • Things I learn while shooting for stock - Part 1: out on the streets

    by Unteroffizier | 8th of April, 2016

    When I first handled a digital camera, I did not know to surf the internet for information on camera operations, nor how to look for information on understanding the concepts and relations between shutter speed, aperture and ISO. The internet wasn't saturated with such information... More

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