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  • Lenutaidi
    Photo Market

    by Lenutaidi | 12th of August, 2013

    Hi!! Yeah.....Lately I have seen increasingly more photographers who want to earn money from their passion for photography and want to try to sell stock images. Thank you,DT for this opportunity to increase my income! Which photos sell / buy better stock in 2013?? With... More
  • Mangalika
    3rd Collection goes public!Food market and Favorite delicacies

    by Mangalika | 4th of August, 2013

    They say that the way a good aroma from your neighbor's kitchen can attract you, similarly a good food photo can also provoke the foodie in you. True it is. So here goes my collection for the foodie in us!I am sure each one of you surely has something to share for this... More
  • Teeimagination
    How to increase image views?

    by Teeimagination | 13th of May, 2013

    Increasing image views seems to be the hardest part about stock photography. I mean among millions and millions of images how does a photographer get their pictures to be viewed? I come from a Marketing background. I studied advertisement in school. I have years of experience... More
  • Digikhmer
    Christmas Markets

    by Digikhmer | 19th of January, 2013

    Strasbourg is European Oriented City located at the Est of France, near the border of Germany. I was living in the region for more that 8 years before moving to a wet and rainy country in the North for a new job. Every year Strasbourg expected to... More
  • Torasnapsfr
    Christmas in Berlin

    by Torasnapsfr | 11th of January, 2013

    Christmas in Berlin is a very magical time. I had always wanted to visit when they had the markets (around 60 throughout Berlin I believe) with their spiced wine, sausages and Gingerbread. This year I got my chance. Who could have thought that I could take so many photos... More
  • Lenutaidi
    Ford Phaeton

    by Lenutaidi | 7th of January, 2013

    What do you say about this car? See Article
  • Chanevy
    Free marketing for your Christmas images and illustrations

    by Chanevy | 30th of November, 2012

    I have decided that it would be a great idea to attract some BUYERS to my stock photo page. The best way to do this is to have some AWESOME stuff available there (via a link to DT) So....put your Christmas collections together as a collection or lightbox and post a... More
  • Dash76
    A Collection of a Few of My Favourite Things.. Tasty Markets & Insects

    by Dash76 | 13th of October, 2012

    I have often looked at people making collections and wondered if there was any merit in it so, I have decided to make my own. The big question has been what the collection should be about so I looked at my photos to see if I had favourite, sub-conscious DT subject. It turns... More
  • Chanevy
    3 Quick Tips to Market for More Downloads

    by Chanevy | 28th of May, 2012

    Just like some people think that anyone with a decent camera can point, shoot, and create a great image, some photographers seem to think that great images should somehow sell themselves. It's true that sites like DT take a lot of the burden of marketing off our shoulders,... More
  • Afagundes
    Social Media: Are we on the Edge of a New Market for Images?

    by Afagundes | 23rd of May, 2012

    All this debate about Pinterest made me wonder about what this new social networks mean to our image marketing. Meanwhile we are terrified with the escalation of piracy and finding tons of cooyrights inflingements around the web, we wonder if this industry has a future or... More
  • Saap585
    Milestone of 50 photos reached!! Exclusive or NOT?

    by Saap585 | 30th of March, 2012

    Yes, Milestone of 50 photos reached!! Exclusive or NOT? In less than a month, i reached the EXCLUSIVITY limit, and now here comes the Q: TO BE or NOT TO BE? I have to admit that at the beginning before a month, I was excited to reach that limit and apply for exclusive... More
  • Fultonsphoto
    Photography as a career?

    by Fultonsphoto | 15th of March, 2012

    I have recently been retrenched from my job after 23 years in the IT industry. I have gone for numerous job interviews but as yet have had no success in finding another job, this being due to age, job market congestion etc etc…As part of my retrenchment package I have... More
  • Bright
    Six Years Microstocking

    by Bright | 23rd of December, 2011

    Three years ago, I was posting "3 Years Microstocking" by discussing about the changing market of (micro)stock photography. Have there been significant changes ever since? The end of year is often an excellent time to look back and think about what... More
  • Shadow69
    A favour to ask

    by Shadow69 | 22nd of September, 2011

    Hello all, I have just created a Facebook page for my photography in an attempt to get some more exposure and publicize Dreamstime at the same time. I would like to ask you to have a look and if you have any suggestions please do let me know. At the same time if you would... More
  • Davidhowse
    Marketers want two things: Good Photos and Affiliate Money

    by Davidhowse | 3rd of August, 2011

    In March 2011 I published the first issue of Alberta Marketing Strategy Magazine. It is a short run (25,000 print copies) B2B print and web publication. The image in this article was used for the composite to show clients. When the client who was to be put on the cover... More
  • EmeraldUmbrellaStudio
    Local Markets

    by EmeraldUmbrellaStudio | 5th of July, 2011

    I just wanted to take the opportunity to say that since summer is here that there is a place that photographers have a great option for shooting. The Local Farmers Markets Since most local farmers markets are only open seasonally this is a great way to see and shoot... More
  • Achilles
    +11,000 views for an image in a single day

    by Achilles | 9th of June, 2011

    Here's a short but true story of how online socializing can work to your advantage financially speaking. Fame is only a few clicks away. A regular Dreamstime image got to be virally famous, when filmmaker, actor and recently author, Albert Brooks tweeted yesterday:... More
  • Laroach
    Chile Peppers

    by Laroach | 19th of May, 2011

    In New Mexico your waiter will always ask "Red or Green?" ... you get the picture. (And yes, we do spell "chile" with an "e" in the Land of Enchantment.) "Chili represents your three stages of matter: solid, liquid and eventually gas." ~ from the TV show Roseanne "What... More
  • Laroach
    Viva la Farmer's Market

    by Laroach | 18th of May, 2011

    How can you not smile when you see these luscious, just-picked cherries all in a row on a blue gingham table cloth! Viva la Farmer's Market! "Shipping is a terrible thing to do to vegetables. They probably get jet-lagged, just like people." ~ Elizabeth Berry For more... More
  • Laroach
    Celebrating the Farmer's Market

    by Laroach | 17th of May, 2011

    It's time for the Farmer's Market. One of my favorite places to photograph, I always look for a local outdoor market when I'm traveling. And when I'm home - you'll find me at the Santa Fe Farmer's Market from the end of May through the end of October. With artfully displayed... More

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