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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
  • 200 portfolio images, two sales

    by Nimless | 21st of May, 2017

    Couple days ago I've reached 200 images on my portfolio. However, my sales on reach the amount of two, and stays like that since march 2017. Not sure what to think, it's a bit embarrassing. I see photographers reaching 120-150k in sales, is it something wrong with... More
  • New uploads after a long time

    by M4rio1979 | 10th of May, 2017

    ...finally I have decided to upload some new photos to my Dreamstime portfolio after a long time. Uploaded 4 images, and all 4 accepted! Thanks DT! Since I love taking photos of Nature and Landscape, I have decided to upload that kind of images. Here are my latest photos.... More
  • Back with new stuff again...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 11th of April, 2017

    After a long time away from DT, due to the loss of my whole camera setup, I decided to buy another one and keep on posting for my Exclusivity contribution to this database, improving the quality of my shots and the times of shooting sessions. And so I also decided to ask... More
  • WOW ! 100 Dreamstime Fans

    by Hellen8 | 6th of April, 2017

    Hi Dreamstimers ! In those days, I became a favourite contributor for 100 Dreamstimers ! Thanks to you, my fans ! I am very happy. On Tuesday I came back from New Zealand. I traveled through North and South Island and I have brought hundreds of photographs. The weather... More
  • Sales over 200

    by Ilkercelik | 11th of March, 2017

    In six Years I made sales just over 200. Do you think It is low? Well, maybe It is a great success who knows. I uploaded over 1100 photos to Dreamstime and waited for sales. Waited with patience. It is usually said, it is normal that contributor may not see increase in sales... More
  • My first sale

    by Mihaistanciu1977 | 7th of March, 2017

    Hello! Happy day, my first sale finnaly came! I was worried that something was wrong with my account, but is there people! My first sale!  It is an inuit wooden sculpture, from the beautiful city of Ketchikan, Alaska.   So, I just had to be patient:) I have a ton... More
  • Why Your Content Calendar & Stock Image Portfolio Are Missing Out

    by Smokinggun7 | 6th of March, 2017

        Why Your Content Calendar & Stock Image Portfolio Are Missing Out aka “Marketing for Obscure Holidays, Part 2” When the movie, Independence Day was released back in 1996 on the 2nd of July 2 (the same day the action in the film started), we all knew that the... More
  • February is Just Weird: Marketing for Obscure Holidays, Part 1

    by Smokinggun7 | 28th of February, 2017

         First of all, happy Mardi Gras! Second of all, it’s also the last day of February this year. February is the shortest month, with only 28 days even though other months have 31 days. I guess this is a good thing because it’s usually so cold. While only yesterday... More
  • Over 1000 online

    by Mgntplus | 26th of February, 2017

    I thought that I would not succeed, but here they are, over 1000 photos. After more than two years, I can say that I kept interest. I was skeptical, but now I'm satisfied. Several interesting photos for me I will point out in this blog.        ... 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

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