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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
  • A Happy Editorial Illustration

    by Mariayunira | 23rd of May, 2017

    There were so many times, when I want to upload a Happy Editorial Illustration But I always ask my self, Will it be sold? Will it be 'something' that 'telling' ? How can I make some editorial images as an eye-catching product? There's a lot of... 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... 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 1st sale on 11 uploads..DT is inspiring!

    by Ujjaldey | 4th of January, 2015

    I always thought Stock photography is not my kinda thing as I mostly cover documentary or streets. But my friend always encouraged me to sell some of my stuffs as editorials. Almost 1 year passed that she started forcing me to try in stocks and finally I decided to give it... More

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