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  • A rose by any other name would not sell as sweet

    by Tangie | 28th of April, 2009

    As stated in my previous articles, a crucial stage in thinking up your uploads is to step in your buyer's shoes: what do buyers need and what are they searching for? Or, most importantly, how do they search for our files? I have seen other users have also addressed this topic.... More
  • Goodbye

    by Ellenboughn | 23rd of February, 2009

    It’s been two years and one month and well over a hundred blogs written since I joined Dreamstime. But now it is time to say goodbye as I move on to finish writing a book that continues the themes of my blogs to be published by an imprint of Random House and to concentrate... More
  • Ups and Downs

    by Ellenboughn | 14th of October, 2008

    Images that reflect the current turmoil in world financial markets and it's impact on key industries will be in the news and show up in print and online for months (years?) to come whether the economy plunges further or rebounds quickly. What goes up, must come down but... More
  • The New Commuters

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of July, 2008

    Commuter patterns have changed dramatically over the past few months as individuals cut back on driving both to save gas money and to protect the environment just as other countries such as India and China begin a love affair with the automobile. Both of these events have... More
  • Earth Day 2009

    by Ellenboughn | 13th of May, 2008

    Earth Day ’08 is over. It’s time to get ready for next year. By all accounts 2009 will be “Earth Year” as all aspects of life are now increasingly examined for their impact on the environment. You will want to photograph iconic eco-products as well as using them... More
  • Snow: Real or Instant?

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of October, 2007

    How do you make it snow when it doesn’t? Hands down, the real stuff is best but sometimes you have to fake it There are all manner of tricks. There is phony snow that is mixed with water and some swear by instant mashed potato flakes. A discussion about the merits of various... More
  • Working Together

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of September, 2007

    As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again. Styles in furniture... More
  • First days in Photoland

    by Tangie | 12th of July, 2007

    Equipped with fairly good knowledge of words, strong sense of humour, gripping onto reality, sometimes wandering through alternatives, chattering all the time, a habit she still can’t get rid of, Alice stumbled upon photography with genuine and untrained eyes. Never wanting... More
  • Springtime

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of March, 2007

    A few Christmas images have been downloaded in the last few days. Seasonal images are often put into play many months prior to the actual time of year. The conundrum is that the best time to shoot seasonal images is after the images have reached their peak download period.... More
  • First sale and a little story behind the image

    by TheSlowWalkers | 22nd of June, 2017

       Well, looking online this morning I saw that someone has bought one of my photos, which was a great surprise. Of course I'm very happy about this, very happy indeed. The photo was taken quite recently and was taken as we were on a walk around a small Spanish village... More
  • National Camera Day! (And Every First in Photography)

    by Muhlisgursoy | 21st of June, 2017

    Do you know about National Camera Day in every 29th June? Hi everyone! I’m Muhlis again. Do you know about (National) Camera Day is coming on this 29th June?      Every First in Photography First Camera and First Photo The first photo is taken... More
  • The Ocean...So much to capture and tell a story

    by Brocksteelphotography | 14th of June, 2017

    I live next to the ocean and love to fish. My greatest skill as a photographer is a constant desire to capture moments to share and build memories that will keep forever. When I go out on a boat, I view each trip as an opportunity to use my photos to tell the story of our... More
  • Milestone - 200 files online

    by Rickygoshen | 5th of June, 2017

    For a long time I hoped that one day Dreamstime will accept my images. After many hours of work and studying Photoshop, Dreamtimes approved two files. It was a year and half ago. And now there are two hundred. It is a great feeling to be part of this amazing website.... More
  • First 21 Images

    by Sharkiboy73 | 31st of May, 2017

    Hello friends, Just got my first 21 images uploaded. It took me a little while, but finally mission accomplished. You are all welcome to take a tour through the 21 images of landscape, macro and atmosphere. Thanks a lot!   See Article
  • My first approved video

    by Olgabugrovskaya | 29th of May, 2017

    Now it's time for me to start a new stage of cooperation with DT. I decided to present to the community my first video   And much to my surprise, they were approved!   How it is important to be open to new things inyour life   More
  • Emoticon set. My First Upload

    by 1202maulana | 19th of May, 2017

    >The first time I joined the dreamstime, and not many portfolios that I have. My feelings are mixed in accordance with the work I uploaded this. Hopefully I can survive, spirit, work and work with passion.   See Article
  • My first sale photo

    by Diuna666 | 16th of May, 2017

    So very,very happy and thanks to the person who bought my photo.   See Article
  • First sale!

    by Nikoslavdragonball | 13th of May, 2017

    Finally, after four months! Interesting thing is that i had doubts even about uploading this picture. Now im glad i did :-)    See Article
  • Staying active to keep your profile fit

    by Westwoodkuba | 13th of May, 2017

       Hello everyone its been a few weeks since my last blog, and don't i know it. You see when i was very active,adding comments and uploading, people were viewing my portfolio and i even made a sale. But last couple of weeks i have not found or had the time to do much... More
  • And here is my 1st ever photo sale :)

    by Bographics | 10th of May, 2017

    I am uploading photos for 5 months now and here is my first ever sale:   This is the photo camera of a friend, placed on a wooden table at a cafe. It is weird how things works and why is taking so long to have some sales, but I will upload more and hopefully better... More

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