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  • Best selling photos in 2010!

    by Tangie | 21st of January, 2011

    Hot arrival from our secret statistics, here comes the list of best sold images in 2010! We'll start with the best selling photos and continue with best selling illustrations so stay tuned for our next post to see the entire list of images the buyers went nuts for last year.... More
  • 2008 Best Selling Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 20th of January, 2009

    The new year is the best time to look back at last year’s successes and failures to see how to increase the former and decrease the latter in the coming year. What photos were the most successful on Dreamstime in 2008 and why? Three photos that made the top sellers... More
  • It's Elementary

    by Ellenboughn | 26th of August, 2008

    What’s new for lower and middle school in photos and illustrations this year? Home schooling is an increasingly popular alternative educational solution. Bullying is an urgent issue. Computers are everywhere at all levels even for the very youngest students. Home schooling... More
  • Snap! Not! Vacation Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 2nd of July, 2007

    Trying to pack too many photos into too little time can result in photos of everything but few, if any, terrific shots. To document your vacation as well as taking some great shots for Dreamstime, you need to plan ahead. It's not just about getting the best airfare and hotel... More
  • A rose is a rose is a rose

    by Ellenboughn | 6th of June, 2007

    Summer is here and flowers are bursting into bloom. There they are right outside the door and so pretty. But just because they are so marvelous doesn't mean that you need to photograph them. It seems that every flower that has ever bloomed has had its picture taken. When... More
  • Doctor in the House

    by Ellenboughn | 27th of March, 2007

    With an explosion of medical advertising and health care issues often in the news in print and on the web, there is an increased demand for images of medical professionals. To produce images of doctors and nurses, it's not necessary to have access to a hospital. It's been... More
  • Assignments - Should You Sell the Rights?

    by Qiwoman01 | 23rd of June, 2016

    It's an exciting moment, you have 50 images in your portfolio and are ready to submit a photo for the first time to the monthly assignment contest! But wait. . .do you click Sell the Rights or Upgrade this photo to Level 5? What do these options mean? Let's talk about what... More
  • New? Something to Consider. . .

    by Qiwoman01 | 21st of June, 2016

    I returned to stock photography recently after a five year break. I have taken note of the images that continued to sell while others have gone dormant. Location photos seem to be eternally popular and generally don't have a 'time-stamp' on them visually as... More
  • There is a Light

    by Marcelo33158 | 19th of June, 2016

    Very nice to know that with faith could find a light at the end of the tunnel ! Because I was with my images all cluttered and not knowing what else to do to be able to show not only the world but myself that this journey with my images would not be in vain. A day browsing... More
  • Make your amateur photos more professional with Photoshop

    by Felzum | 7th of June, 2016

    Hi everybody I am learning to use photoshop, this is my new project. Powerful lessons I´ve learned from Photoshop: •Almays remove distracting objects ruining the photo, or put a black background on a picture •Try to Put a plain background photo and clone the... More
  • 860-th picture

    by Afrumgartz | 29th of May, 2016

        Victory day parade in Ekaterinburg. Now i'm close to 1000 pictures milestone - just a month or two needed. See Article
  • Celebrating my 500+1 sales milestone :)

    by Myab | 5th of May, 2016

    Today I celebrate my 500+1 sales milestone ! Wanted to do it on the 500th one, but, Oh Yeah, the 501th image was sold the next day ! :) Thanks dreamstime, being into this activity does give me a motivation to do more and to improve myself in photography :) My 500th... More
  • Dobermann theme

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 5th of May, 2016

    As a pet photographer, I usually like to take significant shoots of my clients dogs. My aim is to picture the main purposes and fundamental traits of a dog breed. Today two new pics were accepted and hope they get sales soon, as they're the trademark of the true type of the... More
  • My 150 uploads

    by Mantvydasd | 1st of May, 2016

    Hello, finaly I have 150 uploads and 31 sales on Dreamstime. This is not big numbers, but I am happy moving forward step by step. Also I want to show you my 150 uploaded picture. It is a manipulation of fresh coffee world.   See Article
  • First ever blog

    by Andrewtucker2311 | 23rd of April, 2016

    Hey Dreamstimers, This is my first blog post. I started Dreamstime about two years ago while I lived in the United Arab Emirates with my family. I'm a teenager who loves photography - I find it to be a hobby that de - stresses me. I wanted to make some money, and came across... More
  • Stock photography and mobile photography

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 23rd of April, 2016

    I'm starting to upload some images took with my phone during my travels or journeys... surprisingly found a million pictures laying in my phone camera roll that could be of stock interest. So, I tried with one of them that is the entrance of a themepark in Sicily, and... More
  • Lightroom and Photoshop, let's share opinions and tips!

    by DiegoFiore | 13th of April, 2016

    Hi all! Even though I registered here in 2013, I started uploading images just some weeks ago. All the 251 images currently in my portfolio are without any development with Photoshop (including those down here), because I though it was really not necessary.    ... More
  • 200 online photos

    by Balazovic | 4th of April, 2016

    Hallo everybody ! I am happy to tell you, that today evening I have me first milestone of 200 pieces of accepted photos ( 208 ) . For me it is amazing and uneblievable. I hope for good sales here and I am going to another milestone, that is 500 online files ...... More
  • HAPPY EASTER, everybody! And please, take care of your rabbits models!

    by Cmiculit | 27th of March, 2016

    This year's celebration of Easter has begun and so, I wish you all to have a Happy Easter,  together with the people and the animals you hold dear.  And since the Easter is associated in many parts of the world with the rabbit, I think it is a good moment to talk about... More
  • Criss-cross

    by Fjarabica | 14th of March, 2016

    I can not say that I have great pictures but wherever we roam'll take the camera. Whether it's a holiday or close surroundings in these wanderings are trying to take some photos that fill my free time and became passionate about my hobbies. I fill my portfolio photos around... More

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