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  • 100 images online! :D

    by Maackan88 | 2nd of October, 2014

    Hello everyone! Today is a special day for me! I was not far from giving up hope, but a push in right direction, I have now managed to upload 100 images and has become accepted as an exclusive photographer! =) My self-confidence is now much better and photo-shooting... More
  • The Pareto Principle

    by Amitai | 30th of September, 2014

    The 80-20 rule (also known as Pareto Principle) states that: "...For many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes..." Wikipedia Surprisingly, (or unsurprisingly...) this is exactly what's happening in my portfolio. This is not a post about Mathematics,... More
  • The Color Red (Part 2)

    by Eric1513 | 27th of September, 2014

    My very first blog on Dreamstime was about using the color red in stock photos (here). I've gone back through my portfolio and can see that some of my best selling older images have the color red in them.       I can also see a trend in many of the photos... More
  • 1000 IMAGES ONLINE in 4 months

    by Bennymarty | 25th of September, 2014

    I'm glad to share with you my new milestone: 1000 IMAGES ONLINE in 4 months approved with a 70% acceptance ratio! Here some samples that you can find in my portfolio:                             ... More
  • God's creation

    by Billysiew | 24th of September, 2014

    Just want to share some of my nature images:                         Nature is actually God's creation. One bible verse came to my mind: For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have... More
  • 300 Images online

    by Neildenize | 23rd of September, 2014

    Just got over 300 images approved online real stoked with how the portfolio is coming along,and managed to sneak one into the assignment section. cheers Neil [previmg]0,400,74,224_44617452[/previmg] See Article
  • 13 pictures approved for the new greatest assignment of all times !

    by Bennymarty | 19th of September, 2014

    I'm very happy to be a member of this wonderful Dreamstime community and to have be admitted to the greatest assignment of all times to celebrate 25 million images online !!! I just would like to share with you my happiness to have now 13 pictures approved for this... More
  • 300 IMAGES ONLINE - WHAT A FEELING!

    by Awizard | 18th of September, 2014

    Today is a special day - I have 300 images online now! It's amazing, thrilling and exciting! And today I took part in the Assignment - for the first time. So I really don't know if I did everythig right to be involved...     Dreamstime, thank you! More
  • Close to 4000 Images Online!

    by Eric1513 | 10th of September, 2014

    After 8 years on Dreamstime (I joined August 2006), I am close to having 4000 images online. I have about 70 uploaded and waiting for review and plan on uploading another 40-50 before the month is over. My goal is to reach 4000 before the end of September. Wish me luck.... More
  • 200 images online

    by Davem01 | 8th of September, 2014

    well, I've made it to 200 images online with the pic of the CTrain in dowtown Calgary  I'm not sure if I have fully grasped the requirements for stock photography as my favourite images don't seem to do too well, this is one of MY favourites but doesn't seem to be that... More
  • Bundle Of Congratulations To Our Beloved Dreamstime!

    by Greatali | 4th of September, 2014

    Well, as you all know that our beloved Dreamstime is celebrating their massive achievement of having more than 25 millions images in it's image library, where each kind of photos, illustrations and videos can be found. For such a great and wonderful achievement, I simply... More
  • Improving the images with basic adjustments

    by Obiectiv | 4th of September, 2014

    No matter if you shoot in RAW or jpg, some basic adjustments of your images can be done in Photoshop or other programs, which will improve the quality and increase the chances for your image to be accepted/downloaded. Here are some basic adjustments: Crop - Most of... More
  • Get Busy Living - Life Sells !!!

    by Lifeontheside | 2nd of September, 2014

              I am asked these questions so often : So what are stock photos? What should I be shooting? What is most popular? What are designers looking for? What photos sell the best? Does it sound familiar, or maybe you too are asking the same questions. I... More
  • Persistence?

    by Physi28 | 29th of August, 2014

    I have been at DT since 2010 with now around 2800 images online and with an average approval rate of around 84 percent, I have newer stopped uploading any month, sales were increasing with temporary downs, (all the veterans here may remember the crisis in the first quarter... More
  • Image Adoption

    by Celiaak | 28th of August, 2014

    It is always a joy to know one of our forgoten images fallen in to level 0 threshold has been adopted (AKA sold). I don't mind if it is a credit sale or a subscription sale. I feel happy just to know someone took the time to find it and the image is good... More
  • SO EXCITED ONE OF MY PICS GOT EDITORS CHOICE

    by Lifeontheside | 27th of August, 2014

    Well, I am just so thrilled and have to share. When I logged onto my account I was so excited to find that one of my photographs had received Editors Choice. What an honour to be included among some of the most truly amazing images in this section. I was not expecting it... More
  • A Lesson Learned!

    by Valevvicki | 23rd of August, 2014

    I am not proud to be admitting I have learned the following lesson the hard way. By sharing this experience I hope others may avoid making the same mistake. After reading many times about the importance of backing up files at least twice for safe keeping, I purchased... More
  • People photoshoot

    by Matthiase | 21st of August, 2014

    I did a awesome photoshoot with one of my new models a week ago. Here's some of the images:). The images turned out great and I'm looking forward to work with this model again.                More
  • MORE THAN SIX HUNDRED PHOTOS ONLINE

    by Hyperbiker | 16th of August, 2014

    I have just realised that I have more than 600 hundred photos approved and online. When I first starting uploading on June, 2011, I had only a very faint idea about stock photography and selling them online.Thanks to Dreamstime, a new world is open in front of me. Below... More
  • How to Pair Photos with Flat Design

    by Designroast | 2nd of July, 2014

    The flat design trend has taken the world by storm, from our smartphones to the places we hang out and do work on the web. If you’re creating an app or a website, chances are good that you’re going to need to use some photographs with your design – but how do you do... More

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