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  • Give It Away

    by Ellenboughn | 28th of January, 2009

    The idea of free images makes the budget minded sing and some artists cringe. How can it be a good idea to give away what you are trying to sell? On the one hand is the sanctity of the copyright. On the other is the spirit of the Internet and an age-old marketing ploy: the... 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
  • Why my photographs aren’t selling?

    by Tru9ja | 13th of September, 2017

    There could be many reasons why we are here. I can assure you many are here because they desire to sell their photographs and make some extra cash. Having joined with that good intention, the reality on the ground is not what you initially envisaged. Sales are low. Not... More
  • Four niche sales in one week

    by Apers | 16th of August, 2017

       Last week I was surprised by four niche sales of the city Zwolle, no subscriptions, fully paid. Most of you probably don't even know where Zwolle is located. Like most of you I have architectural pictures of London and Paris. Dreamstime has plenty of... More
  • Rules of the supermarket

    by Dudau | 14th of August, 2017

    This article is not about supermarkets. It’s about stock photography and how to sell more images. But first, a few words about supermarkets:    A century old business model The concept of supermarket, in its various forms, appeared about a hundred years ago. It... More
  • It's really about the food

    by Ajlis | 7th of June, 2017

    Sometimes in my city there are food markets. Some restaurants put their food and drinks, you could buy and try. Immediately plays the music, you can communicate directly with the cafe's owners and chefs. It is Very atmospheric. It's Really about the food.       More
  • Grocery Store Interiors

    by Keremgo | 5th of June, 2017

    My adventure in photography getting a bit more wider since I accepted the truth that I have the obligation of carrying a camera with me where ever I go. This is relatively freeing because I don't have to make plans to go out shooting anymore - since I have my camera... More
  • Anything special?

    by Callearlisa | 11th of May, 2017

    Is there anything special that could be shared that is helping your sales. I post on facebook also pinterest and am just getting views. Would love to hear from others on any ideas that would help sales. There are no 2 pictures just alike we all view things with... More
  • Commercial-style photos

    by Moravaldes | 16th of January, 2017

    From the simplest but trying to do it as useful and professionally as possible, no need for model release (it is not necessary in this case) because we can not see the face of the model, so everything works faster and simpler And the best of everything, the model is me,... More
  • Why do I like markets and street food

    by Frank11 | 19th of December, 2016

       I like traveling, taking pictures and I like good food too. I admire marketeers, for example, on French and Italian markets and street stands, how long and beautifully they describe about producing cheese or sausage you want to buy. In the beautiful Provence -... More
  • Fast acceptance of images: hurrah for the editors!

    by Physi28 | 11th of December, 2016

    Some two months ago I noticed a rather slow rhythm in the work of our editors, I used to wonder if it was coz of an unusual high amount of submitted photos , some editors being on holidays (hopefully) or not feeling well (hopefully not) or both reasons together. During this... More
  • Bushels and bushels of colorful veggies and Big flavor

    by Cmoulton | 4th of March, 2016

        Spring is coming to the northern hemisphere, and with it, the farmer's markets will soon return in abundance. I'm so excited to be able to go out wander the markets, and the farms, and the roadside stands in the sunshine again collecting a rainbow of tempting and... More
  • Tour in my small town's weekly market in Morocco!

    by Truthservant | 17th of July, 2015

    Hello, I am new to Dreamstime and to photography as well. And I am interested in knowing your opinion about these photos I took in the weekly held market, in my small town, in Morocco.   You can buy dry wasted bread to feed your chicken..   medicinal herbs.... More
  • Microstock Photography – The Winning Strategies, part I

    by Robinstockphotos | 28th of June, 2015

    Above is a catchy title that most stock photography veterans would raise an eyebrow at. Is there really a winning strategy? Not really. Or maybe there is. It depends largely on your expectations and definition of “winning”. This article has been compiled keeping the new... More
  • Night market Cambodia

    by Coffeehuman | 28th of February, 2015

    The First Night Market In Cambodia. Night street market at Siem Reap, Cambodia. August 30th, 2014. My family went on a year ago. Siem Reap serves as a gateway to the world famous Angkor temples and is a major tourist hub, Cambodia. Tourists can shop at the night market.... More
  • And so this is Christmas... in Prague

    by Thorken | 27th of December, 2014

    Now I have read lost of blogs here about Xmas. So I add one more. I have taken several photos of Christmas in Prague, one of (or) the most beautiful city in the World. See Article
  • The largest floating market in the Mekong Delta

    by Leswrona | 18th of December, 2014

      The largest floating market in the Mekong Delta is located less than 5 km from Can Tho City in Vietnam. All visitors stay in Can Tho City that has many excellent hotels and restaurants catering to visitors. There is an interesting Ho Chi Minh monument in the city... More
  • Prague - Christmas Time

    by Hellen8 | 15th of December, 2014

    Hi everyone! I greet you from Prague, the Czech capital. Now is the time of Advent. Lots of tourists come and enjoy this magical Christmas atmosphere in Prague.     At the most popular places, markets are held. Traditional markets where you can buy various gifts... More
  • 200 Images Online in Less than Two Months

    by Rhbabiak13 | 16th of October, 2014

    I just started Dreamstime on August 26th and today, I hit 200 images online. I am so thankful to Dreamstime for helping me to be able to share my passion with others. Today's pictures that brought me to the 200 mark, were all editorial photos that I took in Downtown Madison,... More
  • Shooting Food Markets

    by Amitai | 25th of September, 2014

    One of the most exciting photography sites are food markets. The usually the products are under open shade which lowers the contrast and boost the colors of the fruits and vegetables.    Although in different countries, the merchants react differently to photographers.... More

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