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  • Why scientific image are less popular in stock photography

    by Dhermendratiwari | 6th of January, 2016

    Many medicine and pharma or other science companies are existing but still the available scientific images stocks are very limited or less popular. Why it's less interesting for stock.                More
  • Ten a day

    by Inyrdreams | 4th of January, 2016

    I am pleased to say I have reached a milestone of 2,611 images on dreamstime, and as many of us know, it is not easy! We may have the best of intentions, be the best photographer, work hard, chain ourselves to the computer, but so many of us also have family and other jobs... More
  • My evolution with stock photography

    by Dark3y3s | 3rd of January, 2016

    I remember the times when I first joined here a few years ago, I had only a few images up (flower snapshots most of them) and was checking every other minute to see whether I made any sales. The first sale brought a lot of motivation with it, so I started shooting anything... More
  • I Can't Believe I took That Picture...

    by Popsidoodle | 18th of December, 2015

    Has it ever happened to you? You take a look at your photos and think, that's not mine, I couldn't have taken that... Then you realize you had to because you remember holding the camera, but you still shake your head in wonder. It happens to me all the time. Here are some... More
  • My first repeat sale

    by Popsidoodle | 7th of December, 2015

    WOO HOO!!! It finally happened, just like the law of averages said it would. My first repeat sale. It is exciting the first time a photo sells but for some reason, the second time is sweeter. Anyone else experience that special ZING the second time a photo sold? ... More
  • I Should Have Used A FLASH (Beatles Parody)

    by Popsidoodle | 1st of December, 2015

    I Should Have Used A Flash (To the tune of I Want To Hold Your Hand by The Beatles) Oh yeah I, take stock pictures, But they are all so dark, When I, take stock pictures, I should have used a FLASH I should have used a FLASH I should have used a FLASH Oh please,... More
  • My picture was downloaded 32 yesterday

    by Qin0377 | 30th of November, 2015

    Since accession to the gallery for three years, my online image has more than 1000, remember the first time on the blog see blogger's article, said if you pictures of more than 500 and 5000 pictures, you will have surprised to find, now my picture while just over 1000, but... More
  • What are you doing with that picture?

    by Popsidoodle | 27th of November, 2015

    I have almost completed my first year with Dreamstime and have, so far, 24 sales which I am thrilled about. But some of the pictures I have sold really make me say, "What are you doing with that picture?" Like this one... Sitting at the side of the road with the kids... More
  • Game of pairs - what stock sells

    by Photashoot | 15th of November, 2015

    I've just been playing the Dreamstime Stock Game - interesting challenge to see which of two images has sold! How have you scored? There's some tricky ones in there, but some definite themes too... A good few images waiting for the buyers messages to be added, like this... More
  • 2001 images online!

    by Babar760 | 3rd of November, 2015

    And 7400 sold. It took a while but now it's going faster because I know better what sells. I also know exactly what DT wants as far as technical issues. The secret is being selective and not uploading everything I shoot. Quality vs quantity, that is the secret. Heading for... More
  • A great big dream come true!

    by Bratty1206 | 17th of October, 2015

    In another week, I travel to Fiji, with four girlfriend's. I won a trip there and will be staying in a beautiful home right on the waters of the South Pacific. I am so excited to be going there for the first time, taking pictures for the cover of a travel magazine, feature... More
  • Slowly but surely

    by Fjarabica | 6th of October, 2015

    Friends There's not much with which we can share. But my view is that the little things that make the world more beautiful. One of my first sale was an abstract image of a pyramid of sand suitable for background.   Long time nothing was sold. Only recently I managed a... More
  • The 2000 club, I am in

    by Leswrona | 28th of September, 2015

         Many photographers are writing blogs about their personal milestones, so I decided to write a bit about my experiences as a stock photographer after reaching 2000 images at Dreamstime. I have been with Dreamstime since year 2000, shortly after I have switched from... More
  • My first upload!

    by Kate4matvejeva | 28th of September, 2015

    Unbelievable, i am so happy, dreamstime take my photo for stock! I just learn to photography, and it one of my first works ))      See Article
  • Many achievements

    by TMarchev | 19th of September, 2015

    Hello ":) I'm so happy to share my milestones: 1000 images online 3000 sales achieved 180 FREE images $7000+ in revenue 2 Sell the rights sales and 6 other licenses Thanks to Dreamstime and all who buy my files! I will work more in future to keep that... More
  • 50 sales!

    by Marconti805 | 9th of September, 2015

    I never thought i would make 50 sales! DT has helped me learn and develop as a photographer in my spare time. Even though it is frustrating to have an image refused i do try and learn from the critique. Of my 50 I picked my favorite to share.    More
  • My Journey and 10000 USD mile stone.

    by Creativei | 5th of September, 2015

      I have just posted a blog about Microstock and my achievement, read now Its been a great journey over 6 years now. Click the above link to read the complete story. More
  • Non-working keywords

    by Paparazzofamily | 18th of August, 2015

    In this article, I would like to give the irreplaceable advice to the photographers, who are just starting their work with the Dreamtime photostock. I hope it will be useful for you at the stage of photos description and selecting keywords. My advice concerns the step... More
  • Reflections in a short break

    by Zharate | 18th of August, 2015

    Hi everyone¡¡¡ Most of my work Microstock performed from the free sessions. I like to experiment and turn those photographs that usually end up in a corner of any hard drive. I have the formation of surveyor and worked for more than 15 years in civil works ... how... More
  • Why you should choose a mirrorless for your microstock activity?

    by Andreamangoni | 11th of August, 2015

    As many people, I have been skeptical of the mirrorless camera, but now I had to think again on this issue. But because today those who work in microstock photography should buy a mirrorless?     Many photographers have told me that the best camera is the one... More

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