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  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... 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
  • 1 view and 1 download

    by Henrymm | 21st of June, 2017

    I didn't expect that. Just 1 view and 1 download. What I thought is this image won't be downloaded as it was just viewed once. Anyway thank you to the buyer.   See Article
  • 10 things that Canada gave to the world

    by Nikitu | 21st of June, 2017

    In anticipation of this very special Canada Day, the country’s 150th birthday, why not celebrate by learning about 10 great things Canada gave to the world? 1. Basketball          James Naismith, who was born in Almonte, Ontario, Canada, was working at... More
  • A trip to Vietnam

    by Spike28742 | 15th of June, 2017

    Hello everyone, I was very lucky to find the time and experience the beauty of Vietnam. Everywhere you look in Vietnam is so photogenic and I found myself immersed and could not help taking some beautiful and interesting shots. I totally recommended to everyone to pay... More
  • Jasper - Canadian Rocky Mountains

    by Rstelmach | 7th of June, 2017

    In the Rocky Mountains of Canada, Jasper is the second largest town in the Canadian Rocky Mountains after Banff. Jasper is equally picturesque and has no less interesting places to rest in nature and is a less crowded place. Places that are interesting in terms of photography... 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
  • Tripod or not? Learnt my lessons!

    by Apers | 20th of May, 2017

    Basically I am not very fond of tripods. On rare occasions you need one and still you have to carry them around all the time. Another reason for not liking them is the lack of flexibility in positioning the camera (for example, horizontal or vertical, or the position I want... More
  • What can be achieved

    by TheSlowWalkers | 16th of May, 2017

    Looking at the blogs this morning, there were two articles, one after the other that, to me, sums up stock photography very well. Firstly, there was Thorken, who has achieved 10,000 submissions in around 7 years, big congratulations. Then there was the blog from Nikoslavdragonball,... More
  • Larco Museum, Lima, Perú

    by Felzum | 12th of May, 2017

    If you like art, archeology, culture, mystery, eroticism, gold and silver, this is your place. This is the main entrance:   The museum has thousands of pre-Columbian pieces that tell the past of Peru's ancient cultures.     From vessels, anthropomorphic... More
  • Let's Go to Lima, Peru

    by Felzum | 7th of May, 2017

    Tour of the magic water circuit, Lima, Peru.      This incredible place is located near the areas of San Isidro and Miraflores in Lima. In a day without traffic it only takes 15 minutes to reach the site.      The government's investment in restoring... More
  • Acceptance percentage

    by Patrick57 | 23rd of March, 2017

    I have just got my acceptance percentage up to 80% from a low of 57% the first month or two of uploading to Dreamstime. So for anyone new my tip would be check your images carefully for blemishes and noise as a starting point and be a little selective. Now if I have any doubts... More
  • An Unusual Milestone

    by Bradshawj567 | 8th of March, 2017

    100 VIEWS! I'm not sure I have seen a blog on this subject before, so I figured I would be the first. If I am NOT the first, my apologies. I just feel so good about being on here since 16 Feb of this year, & it is finally today, 08 Mar, that I finally got my 100th view.... More
  • Two images of my new series

    by Chrismalaurie | 5th of March, 2017

    Hello, Here two new images of my series dedicated to people with reduced mobility. This shows that there are some things people with disabilities do but that able people can not do. Good day to you    See Article
  • Pop art experiments

    by Yablochniuk | 7th of February, 2017

    How often do you have inspiration to shoot something awesome but the weather ugly and light is flat? I had exactly this situation few week ago. And it was perfect moment for new experiments.   I tried himself in shooting of things. I used origami paper as background and... More
  • Two months in

    by TheSlowWalkers | 16th of January, 2017

    Hello everyone. It's been two months since joining dreamstime and it has just flown by. I've now had 40 photos approved and a small number refused but this has made me more careful, to think about the content to be uploaded and to persevere. There's a long way to go but it... More
  • 400+ sales, 10 images of Huaraz, Peru today

    by Apers | 7th of January, 2017

    Today 10 images were sold making a 400+ total! All images were taken in the Huaraz region in Peru: 3 images of Laguna Querococha, 3 images of Laguna Llanganuco, and 4 images of Chavin de Huantar. During the summer of 2015 we visited quite a few places in Peru I had visited... More
  • First access permission granted

    by Digikhmer | 3rd of January, 2017

    As I wrote in the previous blog, I started to be an active contributor 2 years after creating my account in 2011. Since April 2011, it seems that the dream is still on.    This picture of Amsterdam is my last success story. I have seen this picture from another contributor... More
  • Getting there with the lighting

    by Jeremykeithbrown | 12th of December, 2016

    So, these guys are my local models who are more often than not hanging out under the jetty at buddy dive. Around 1630hrs on calm sunny days, and it is rainy season at the moment so sun and calm water are a little rare, the light is perfect for shooting them with a little... More
  • 10 Power-Packed Insights to Capture a Hero on Camera or Digital Canvas

    by Smokinggun7 | 8th of December, 2016

      BAM! Oof! Snikt! Pow! Heroes are ingrained deeply into our culture. From ancient Greece to Gotham City, heroes help us tell our story of what it means to be human through their powerful symbols, epic plot lines, Herculean feats, and mysterious superpowers. Not to... More

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