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  • Best sellers in 2016

    by Tangie | 5th of January, 2017

    Happy New Year everyone! Before we embark on what we hope to be an exciting 2017 journey, it is customary to take a look back at 2016 and draw some conclusions. A lot of things happened here on Dreamstime last year but the stats we're all curious about are the the... More
  • 2015 in review

    by Tangie | 7th of January, 2016

    Goodbye 2015 and welcome 2016! May this be an amazing year, much better than the last one. But before we bid adieu to an eventful 2015, we want to have a last look at what happened stock wise here on Dreamstime. As usual, we're making some stats and facts public... More
  • Best sellers in 2014

    by Tangie | 11th of February, 2015

    Knowing what sells is crucial if you're looking to be a successful stock photographer. Prediction is equally useful and can be easily made by scrutinizing image consumer behavior. Here's where we can help and show you last year's best sellers. Let's watch, learn and perhaps... More
  • 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
  • Best selling images in 2009

    by Tangie | 18th of December, 2009

    Before moving to a new year, we would like to disclose some backstage info for our active and ever growing contributing community: Dreamstime's 2009 best 10 images, a list of the most downloaded files this year. And since this cat is out of (Santa's) bag, here is another... 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
  • New Wishes for 2017

    by Sylvaindeutsch | 2nd of January, 2017

    Hey everyone, I wish to the Members, Buyers, Sellers, Clients, Dreamstime's Team, and all the Visitors a very very very very Happy New Year. Full of Love, Health, Success, Money and Sales, ahahah. And especially everything each one deserve or wishes :) Some of... 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
  • 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
  • 50 sold

    by Mgntplus | 15th of November, 2016

    After two years I've reached 50 sold photos of 850 accepted. Honestly, I expected more when I became a contributor. It is obvious that it takes far more effort for a good result. My involvement and expectations are now higher. I am sure that the reason for the high criteria... More
  • My first blog with my silent whisperer- my flowers

    by Tokken2380 | 28th of October, 2016

    I am an amateur, clicked whatever seems beautiful. My brother recommends me to try at Dreamstime, as he is also here. I uploaded some and few got selected. My brother is also a keen photographer though he himself is also an amateur. we exchanged ideas and views. Recently... More
  • I became the exclusive seller!

    by Saulute123 | 5th of September, 2016

    Hey everybody! I became the exclusive seller and I am so happy! I don't have a lot of sales, but I'm still excited. Because I like to take pictures, and if you earn something, then it is amazing :)) Here are some of my photos///                 Have... More
  • New Achievement: 5000$

    by Julicos | 29th of August, 2016

    I've just reached 5000$ earnings on Dreamstime. It's a nice feeling, but it would have been even greater if I wouldn't have requested previous payments. But still, it gives me a great satisfaction.   Good luck to all in selling as much as possible! More
  • Turn ideas in pictures and let them sell...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 21st of July, 2016

      Hi all, I just was browsing aroud in search of "ideas" concept and found that being a stock photographer is like having an idea and willing to get it approved, just like being in office and trying to get rid of the chief to have a preferment... Well, and I personally... More
  • First image downloaded!!! :-)

    by Parinmnparmar | 30th of June, 2016

         When I created my account on Dreamstime before more than 2 years, I knew nothing about stock photography. Only I wanted to share my images, to learn more, and to improve my photography. It was a pleasure when after many rejections, some of my images were... 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
  • 304 + 70 sales

    by Adammeadows12 | 10th of May, 2016

    Hello DT community, today I am happy to announce that I have reached 300 (304) uploads with a total of 70 sales. I hope that I can reach another goal soon of 100 sales and 350 or even 400 uploads.   I have learned so much from uploading and from sales of what to upload... More
  • Real people in real time

    by Shaikhkamalk1 | 18th of March, 2016

    Vegetable seller    In Pakistan many poor people sale vegetables in street through cart. they wake up early in the morning and go to vegetable wholesale market to purchase vegetables than they visit streets with cart to sale vegetable by call till sunset. Thadal... More
  • 5O pictures sold, milestones + Tips

    by Cleymans | 3rd of March, 2016

    Yes! Hi photomaniacs, finaly 5O pictures sold, seems that "urbex" does it for me: maybe a tip for creating new pictures. Abandoned places. Pictures made in old factories, lost buildings... are quiet unique. They vanish, your picture does not... Picture 50, buyer keyword:... More
  • Strange sells

    by Jonathanfett | 11th of February, 2016

    I dont know why but sometimes i upload some photo whit any sense, i mean a picture of some thing or place and even doubt if it will be accepted but finally happens and the most strange thing about it is the selling of this pictures before some other that i really think and... More

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