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  • Build Your Brand

    by Ellenboughn | 25th of November, 2008

    Dreamstime success depends on many factors beyond an exciting and diverse portfolio. Building a reputation for a particular style or special subject niche creates a ‘brand’. As designers become familiar with your work, they will seek out your images by searching first... More
  • Is Your Photography Art?

    by Ellenboughn | 21st of May, 2008

    There is a continuing dust up between those who claim that commercial photography isn’t art and that the photos in museums and galleries shouldn’t be sullied by appearing in promotions or ads. Not withstanding the fact that most photographers that fall into the ‘collectible... More
  • Your Top 10 Reasons to Let the Good Times Roll This Mardi Gras

    by Smokinggun7 | 19th of February, 2017

         Rio's Carnival just started yesterday. Venice's Carnival is already in full swing. That means the big shabang, the biggest party of the year in the Big Easy, is right around the corner. That's right, I'm talking about Mardi Gras, the party... More
  • 2000 Files uploaded and nearly 2500 sales

    by Cla78 | 18th of February, 2017

    Hi to everybody. This is my first blog I write here. I'm happy because I'm near to 2500 sales. I hope to reach that goal soon. Take a look to my portfolio. Thanks Here some of my bestseller:         More
  • 10.200 Pics online !

    by Milllda | 21st of December, 2016

    I am happy having 10.200 photos in my portfolio :)  See Article
  • Portfolio milestone - 2000 images online

    by Newsfocus1 | 14th of December, 2016

    Whilst quality is important as well as quantity it is always nice to pass a significant milestone. My latest batch of images from the Tentertainment music festival did just that taking my portfolio to 2005 images. For those of you just starting out and with only a few images... More
  • The Contributor's Guide to Understanding the SEO of Stock Images

    by Smokinggun7 | 9th of December, 2016

      (This featured image was the first result for "SEO" on Dreamstime.) This is not a leaked document, nor a methodical dissection of any general or specific stock library algorithm out there, full of equations and statistics or anything mathematical. Instead this is... More
  • 11 Ways to Get Started Creating Concept Pieces

    by Smokinggun7 | 8th of December, 2016

      (This is the #1 result for "big fish in a small pond." But it's a shark. How could you benefit from creating concepts?) Can I let you in on a dirty little secret? A lot of designers out there don't want to admit it, but, well... There are a lot of us who have... 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
  • 250 Photos ONLINE!!!

    by Brigitt1 | 5th of December, 2016

    I am really excited with the number of photos accepted in less than 2 years. I started to join dreamstime in June 2015 and by December 2016 I reached 250 photos online. Here are my first accepted photo and my 250th accepted photo. First photo   250th photo  ... More
  • 1,000 images online!

    by Dianabahrin | 20th of November, 2016

      Hello, I write this blog post with great joy, announcing that my portfolio has finally reached 1000 images. Six years ago, when I started submitting images on Dreamstime, I had such a difficult time getting my images approved and having even 40 online was a very big... More
  • Exclusive contributor sales vs non-exclusive contributor sales

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 7th of November, 2016

    till now have 152 image online 11 sales if your client buys SR-EL license then you have to remove your image within 72 hours from your portfolio but if not get SR-EL sales then your same image can give you more income for long term. Advice from myself personally want... More
  • Benchmark Achieved

    by Pamjreynolds | 25th of August, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers It’s been a little while since I blogged about anything but in my last blog I mentioned about my benchmark was to have 150 images online by the end of the year. Today I’m pleased to say I managed it a few months earlier. It is surprising, but when... More
  • 50 Images sold and 1500 Images online

    by Ganesh005 | 27th of July, 2016

    50 images sold and 1500+ images in my portfolio. My Portfolio                  See Article
  • 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
  • Target - Earning 1000 accomplished

    by Sakhanphotography | 21st of June, 2016

    After 4 years and 700 uploads got to the $1000 mark. The next target is to reach 1000 uploads and $1500 with in next one year. sakhanphotography   See Article
  • 1000 Images on Dreamstime

    by Ganesh005 | 20th of June, 2016

    Target achieved. I uploaded first 500 photos within 6 months, but it took more time to reach 1000. Finally 1000 photos in my portfolio. 1000 Photos in my portfolio..                     More
  • My new adventure

    by Zoommy | 15th of June, 2016

    I am starting this adventure with Dreamstime, I have the pleasure to invite you to give a look at my portfolio, I accept tips to improve it and to learn. Thanks in advance. Zoommy         More
  • More uploads

    by Pamjreynolds | 10th of June, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers, I just thought I would let you know that since my last post of achieving 100 uploads to my portfolio, and that my aim in that post was to have 150 online by the end of the year. I’m pleased to say so far, I’m up to 116 images, and I still have... More
  • 1300+ images in my portfolio in 3 months :)

    by DiegoFiore | 8th of June, 2016

    Hi all! As some of you might have read already, even though I registered here in 2013, I started to upload images just in March 2016. Now, after 3 months, I already have more than 1300 images in my portfolio, and still many more to upload. Here is some of them:... More

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