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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • +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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Last Chances or Shamelss Self-Marketing

    by Georgeskyrillos | 7th of May, 2011

    I thought of giving a heads up to the buyers about the files I have with very few sales left before getting bumped up to the next level. Here's the last chance to buy each of these at a lower price! 1 more sale to be level 2: 2 more sales to... More
  • Old Market in Leuven

    by Katrien55 | 6th of May, 2011

    Old market (Dutch:oude markt) is a square in the center of Leuven, Belgium. It bears the nickname "the longest bar in the world". It is one of the favourite relaxed places for both local people and tourists. If you come to Leuven, don't forget to visit it to have a look... More
  • 5Ps of Microstock

    by Haslinda | 20th of April, 2011

    When I was studying Marketing in school, the 4Ps were drilled into our brains. Let's go into the world of microstock and apply this. Product - Photography/Illustration As contributors, we are the suppliers. So make the product unique and of good quality and buyers will... More
  • Marketing, Sales, and Photography

    by Davidhowse | 12th of December, 2010

    Tips from a Buyer, How to Sell More of Your Photos As a marketer in Alberta, Canada I've been using DreamsTime for about three years. The first few photos I purchased where for proposals and temporary marketing and advertising pieces. After buying over 400 photos... More
  • Gold Market!

    by Mani33 | 30th of November, 2010

    Just thought of sharing this image in use... Decorating the front of a small shop in one street of Lisbon for Gold and buying values... Click here to see the final results... Of course with all the shop info removed! Hope you like it! Thanks! More
  • A short vacation

    by Antoinettew | 28th of October, 2010

    One month ago I had a short stay in France, in Normandy to be preciser. I walked trough the beautiful old little towns with beautiful buildings, sometimes out of the 11th century. I enjoyed strolling along harbors and over the local markets with all kinds of fruit, vegetables,... More
  • Fruits!!

    by Miele | 24th of October, 2010

    I always thought that running for the open market during sunny day, can provide excellent opportunities for some beautiful and colorful texture. So the last time I went to the grocery store I brought with me my trusty camera. I also saw that others have had my idea with great... More
  • Competition is strong....

    by Cristalloid | 3rd of October, 2010

    One of the competitors of DT is going to close it's doors by the end of 2010: the German Polylooks. Read more here: End of Polylooks, Part I or here: End of Polylooks, Part II The authors of the above mentioned article wrote that Polylooks, that is owned by the... More
  • La Douce Provence...part 2

    by Studioportosabbia | 18th of September, 2010

    I had another six approved two days ago so I'm happy to share them with you.... See Article
  • Always amazing what sells

    by Dprogers | 12th of September, 2010

    I'm always amazed at what images sell. This week I made two sales, one of an image I really like: and one of an image from a set that I had a good debate with editorial staff on: Indeed my images from Western Samoa have done really well, which is pleasing... More
  • The first of France

    by Studioportosabbia | 10th of September, 2010

    The first four photos of my Provence trip are online. France is a great country for photographers so the coming weeks I have enough material to upload:) See Article
  • Is the free section killing the market?

    by Bobsphotography | 10th of August, 2010

    For over a year I am a contributor to DT and after that year, I did put some pictures in the free section that were not even looked at. To my surprise these images are now the best downloaded ones of my portfolio. There are more than 97.000 photographers active on DT alone.... More

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