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  • A Good Stock Image is an Incomplete One...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of February, 2007

    A pioneer in the stock business once said, "A good stock photo is an incomplete photo". That doesn't make sense, does it? Shouldn't a great stock photo simply be a great photo? Sometimes, yes. But think about one of the reasons stock photos sell and the unfinished... More
  • 1000 milestone

    by Patrick57 | 12th of September, 2017

    I have recently achieved the 1000 image milestone on Dreamstime, which seemed a long way away when I started actively uploading files to Dreamstime just over a year ago and the first month my acceptance percentage was under 60%. I took note of the comments on refusals, read... More
  • Mushroom picking in Finland

    by Catarii | 11th of September, 2017

    Many of us love to pick our own food. Some of us even grow it. I moved to Finland recently and one of the country's rule made me very happy: One can pick whatever berry or edible mushroom from any forest they wish. They call this “Every man’s right” and it means... More
  • E-novel book covers

    by Billowack | 29th of July, 2017

    Most e-book authors are not rich and famous and need their covers to attract readers. A cover design must give a clue to the content without giving away something the author wants the readers to discover in the reading process. I avoid artsy-fartsy modeling poses. I pick... More
  • Hundreads and more....

    by Podichi | 23rd of July, 2017

    I made 126 entries. it's still not much and continue uploading. I made several mistakes. Uploaded some photos which are not .jpg for mistake and my ratio fall. In the future must be careful for this. Continuing ahead...  See Article
  • My new camera, my new raw technique, my new photos

    by Axylexu | 9th of July, 2017

    Hello DT, A couple of weeks ago i got a Nikon D5300 camera and i was very happy.Shoots at 25 mpx and that's great . I started to learn more about how to make pictures better. Because i am a self educated i heard about shooting Raw. I didn't know what and why to shoot Raw.... More
  • 5 Reasons Why Children Are Magical

    by Penpossessed | 19th of June, 2017

    Children, to me, are one of the most magical things in this world. I'd say that as a mother of one, with another on the way, my view might be biased. But I've long loved being in the company of children, and not only my own. Anytime I'm feeling exasperated,... More
  • Why I'm Obsessed With Abandoned Places

    by Penpossessed | 14th of June, 2017

    From an early age I had this strange obsession with buildings, and items that had been abandoned by humankind. The more old and overgrown by nature these items were, the more fascinating they became for me. It wasn't until recently that I began to piece the reasoning behind... More
  • Become exclusive user

    by Blackcat97 | 23rd of May, 2017

    Six year pass from the day join Dreamstime, from the hobby, I think about earn some money from my image, so I request Dreamstime to be an exclusive user. Today, I receive email from Dreamstime approve my request. And I'm very happy when I see my Earning increase from 21$... More
  • 10 things to do with your mother on this Mother's Day

    by Nikitu | 12th of May, 2017

    It's that special day when we celebrate the woman who brought us into the world and we can make it even more special with small gestures that carry our love across. Here are 10 simple yet sweet ideas for a Mother's Day to remember: 1. Take her to the beach... More
  • Learning with every image accepted and rejected

    by Callearlisa | 27th of April, 2017

    I like how they let you know when an image is rejected what problems they had with the photo. I am learning so much. I have read other blogs and I am totally looking and everything differently. Things I never considered taking pictures of are now getting my undivided attention.... 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
  • Shooting Seasons

    by Amitai | 30th of January, 2017

    After a long pause in my contributions, I have finally got back to business and in previous weeks made something like 20 uploads. I am taking advantage of the winter season in Israel.   It's mostly clear and temperatures range between 15-25 celsius most of the time,... More
  • Milestones & Meet Schönbrunn palace

    by Bwagner656 | 16th of January, 2017

    Since I started my journey on Dreamstime, I reached some milestones. Have almost 120 photos online both commercial and editorial, from 5 countries in different categories. I had my firts sales too, both commercial & editorial. One of my favorite places in Vienna is the... More
  • Wow! Assignment Voting Started!

    by Habibnawaz | 16th of January, 2017

    Do you believe this image has a story behind it when you lay eyes on it?   To vote please Click Here I have submitted this image for DT Assignment (Wow!). This little kid was enjoying light rain in the yard and suddenly heavy rain started. Boy then rushed and carried... More
  • Do you believe this image has a story behind it?

    by Habibnawaz | 10th of January, 2017

    Do you believe this image has a story behind it when you lay eyes on it?   I have submitted this image for DT Assignment (Wow!). This little kid was enjoying light rain in the yard and suddenly heavy rain started. Boy then rushed and carried his little brother to... More
  • The Portrait of the Animal

    by Helgardas | 9th of January, 2017

    Here I want to share some simple pictures of animals on black background. I do like it, because its focus is on a part of figure isolated from natural background. Though the animal is isolated from its natural surroundings whether it be a park, a zoo or a forest, these pictures... More
  • Finaly reached 100 approved images - 26 Sales

    by Habibnawaz | 22nd of December, 2016

    I started uploading picture few years ago and in couple of months I was able to upload 32 images. Then I could not give much time to Dreamstime but continued shooting for couple of years. Those few images then started selling and again I started to upload. Finally got 100... More
  • Boy protecting his little brother from heavy rain

    by Habibnawaz | 22nd of December, 2016

    Real events are more natural and amazing. If the shot has a hidden story or a strong message then it can be called awesome. This little kid was enjoying light rain in the yard and suddenly heavy rain started. Boy then rushed and carried his little brother to bring him into... More
  • New Christmas season collection

    by Photostock2015 | 25th of November, 2016

    The holidays fast approaching and i thought and I will present a small collection of xmas season.Do not forget Christmas is each of you,magic hovers over us and opens our hearts.Take advantage of these moments and to capture all the beautiful pictures and stories in the lenses... More

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