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  • In the News!

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of February, 2008

    I am very pleased with the images that are showing up daily under the new editorial license. It snows in Athens and BOOM, Dreamstime displays images of the Roman Forum covered in snow. Barack Obama appears at a rally and we see him quickly in the news section. (We have a... More
  • Introduction

    by Ellenboughn | 16th of February, 2007

    Dreamstime has asked me to write a blog to share my knowledge of the stock photo business. First a bit about me. Before I found myself in the business of editing, marketing and producing images, I was a schoolteacher. Thus the art above. I hope to both teach and learn in... More
  • Relax, almost 3 year years of Editorials, the crazy moments

    by Cleymans | 29th of March, 2017

    Hi, Ten Random Editorial Crazy Shots in almost 3 Years of Dreamstime... In Ghent...and elsewhere. Belgium 2014-2017... And many more to come, I love taking pictures. (2,128 in my portfolio... Walking through live). Still do... so sometimes I see strange things...... More
  • My 2nd Editors' Choice

    by Georgeskyrillos | 6th of March, 2017

    From my latest bicycle series: One got to be an Editors' Choice:      and I'm very happy about it :) Thank you! More
  • Happening street is a warehouse of stock photos

    by Mangalika | 3rd of March, 2017

    Recently I have developed a keen interest on streets. As I roam around with my fuji mirror-less and the good old 500D, the streets give me immense pleasure to shoot all the people, events happening around them, food and culture. Some beginners might feel very much shy to... More
  • Latest assignment contest

    by Shahmeiraj198139 | 1st of March, 2017

    This month five images of mine have approved by DT to compete in this month's contest. Please vote for these below shown images to encourage me. Thanks in advance           More
  • My January resolutions in February

    by Nansaidh | 1st of February, 2017

    I'm a little slow in making resolutions but 2017 is the year I resolve to meditate and find peace despite what is happening around me politically, it's gonna be a loooong four years! Eat healthier and be mindful of what I put in my body. Find joy in the little things... More
  • Editorial Images

    by Habibnawaz | 6th of January, 2017

    Newbees mostly avoid taking shots that have any recognizable face in it or where model release is needed. By doing this they limit their uploads, expansion and also the earnings. But I have seen many photographers on Dreamstime who are getting reasonable amount of sales from... More
  • Celebrating over 1000 uploads and 470 sales!

    by Ctmphotog | 19th of September, 2016

    Greetings from the Land of Oz! I thought it fitting to celebrate my 1,000 uploads and 470 sales by publishing my first blog article. I joined Dreamstime in 2006 but didn’t start really uploading until the end of 2012. Now I try to upload at least one image a day.... More
  • A 1000 images milestone and two editors' choices!

    by Teolazarev | 2nd of August, 2016

    Hey there everybody! As of today I am a proud owner of 1000+ portfolio on Dreamstime! It's been two painful months to sort out all of my travel images, dig up pet photography and organize new shoots, but the longer I do it the more fun it gets. Today was also my first... More
  • Poundland

    by Photographycornwall | 13th of July, 2016

    So it hit the news this morning that the South African based company Steinhoff International is to take over the British discount store Poundland. They've settled on the figure of £597m, so a bit more than just £1 :) It's a bit weird that I decided to... More
  • New achievement: Editor's choice

    by Julicos | 20th of May, 2016

    I was happy to see on Dreamstime's home page Editor's Choice section one of my photos from UEFA Champions League semi-final between Manchester City and Real Madrid.   It feels kind of rewarding, even if I didn't get any money for it. But maybe the sales will grow.... More
  • Entering the Blogosphere

    by Geomergent | 15th of April, 2016

    Yo Dreamers! Here is my first post! I have been on DT for 7 months now. I took a four month break from my computer as I traveled around north India just snapping and living. So here is my first India photo that has been accepted! This was one of those shots, where I... More
  • Editorial and RAW Images are profitable

    by Linnaeacat | 1st of April, 2016

    I was so delightfully surprised when I checked my Dreamstime account to see that my balance had jumped up by $18.98. I was further surprised that it was the purchase of one of my editorial images. I turned to my friend and thanked her for her guidance long ago when I first... More
  • Goldfinch

    by Physi28 | 3rd of March, 2016

    Some months ago I visited the hides of Natura Prop in northern Catalonia. A recently opened hide offered passerine birds in a beginning success story. Goldfinches were plenty around and the clever idea of sticking several thistle plants (cardus) whose seeds are the favourites... More
  • Your Stock Photo Workflow

    by Cgardinerphotos | 19th of January, 2016

    We don't get paid for micro stock photography by the hour so being efficient with your time is the most important thing of all. One of the important things to consider as you dedicate more time to stock photography is the workflow you use to do it. There are no right or... More
  • Four days on the island of Mallorca

    by Salvacubells | 12th of January, 2016

    This Christmas I visited the island of Mallorca and I had time to make a few photographs I'm uploading these days of January Dreamstime. I did not use a tripod, so for some shots I placed the camera resting on a seat, window, floor, and set the shot ... a few seconds after... More
  • My Favorite Editorials

    by Vintagepix | 4th of January, 2016

    We all try so hard to exclude people and trademarks from our images but some of my favorite shots are editorials and sell to those who just want them for their own photos albums. Here are a couple of my favorites.      More
  • Past few years on Dreamstime

    by Gofer | 19th of November, 2015

    The last few years on Dreamstime have been great and sales have been good too, especially since the royal wedding of Kate and William which really motivated me to take more editorial photos. I can remember just having the shear luck of the couple waving in my direction while... More
  • I won 100 credits!

    by TMarchev | 19th of November, 2015

    Yes yes yes !!! I win 100 credits NOW and maybe Ipad air i'm not sure BUT so excited Dreamstime again made my day :) Thank you so much i feel so lucky! WoooO!     See Article

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