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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Journey to my first Editorial License

    by Jyotiprdeka | 30th of September, 2015

      It took up to five rejections to finally get one of my photo selected for Editorial License. Initially I was uploading macro shots, but none got selected. The reason was pretty simple. You need something special and newsworthy. Some of the rejections were the best photos... More
  • The wonderful world of editorial content

    by Bratty1206 | 11th of September, 2015

    I love editorial content. It truly has changed how I photograph things. It has also enriched my life in tremendous ways. I have traveled so many places, just to photograph the architecture or the events going on. I have visited so many historic attractions, working on... More
  • 1001 Images!

    by Doubleclick7 | 24th of August, 2015

    1001 images It’s been 3 years, and my goal was to have 1000 images in 12 months! It’s not as easy as you’d think! But being a stock photographer/vector artist has taught me so much! It’s forced me to expand my talents, look for new things, explore new ideas... More
  • My first sale

    by Truthservant | 18th of August, 2015

    Hello friends, I want to share with you my happiness after having my first sale. And this is the photo chosen.   It's about United Nations Square in Casablanca, the biggest city in Morocco. With all my wishes to everyone. See Article
  • Rodeos, and editorial licenses

    by Wickedlydivine | 14th of August, 2015

    I've recently submitted photos I had taken whilst at a rodeo in Grace Idaho, and this is a place where it would be impossible to acquire a model release for all people in most photos. So I am very happy about using the editorial license to put my photos up for sale on Dreamstime.... More
  • New images - Mexico, Guatemala and Indonesia

    by Avenikolas | 14th of July, 2015

    Some new editorial photos from Latin America and Indonesia.   Protest sign on the wall in Guatemala. Words unionista (unionist) and patriota (patriot), orange symbol of sun and hand in fist. The Unionist is a conservative political party.   Balinese kids making... More
  • How and why to manage a collection?

    by Tempestz | 17th of April, 2015

    As you will find on the dreamstime website, managed collections are groups of pictures with a similar theme. They can be something simple as Food or Editorials or Backgrounds, textures. Or can be very specific as Recognizable Landmarks. The choice of what to... More
  • Making it work while being on vacation

    by Juanpfotografia | 5th of March, 2015

    My wife and I had a tough 2014 so we decided we needed some fun and booked a ticket to Orlando, Florida to visit the Disney and Universal Studios parks, and also the Kennedy Space Center. It's a long trip from Buenos Aires, Argentina, and at first, I thought I wouldn't take... More
  • How my first sale happened

    by Juanpfotografia | 27th of February, 2015

    It was January 2015. I had joined Dreamstime just a few months before that: October 2014. By then, I had just uploaded the pictures I had taken since I bought my DSLR and found that had just about 66% survived the review process. I found myself wondering: where can I get... More
  • First editors' choice

    by Brocko | 27th of February, 2015

    I was surprise to see that i finally have my first editors choice. I'll drink at least one beer for that. Thanks whoever you are, editor! /cheers      See Article

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