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  • Secrets of Microstock SuperStars

    by Ellenboughn | 5th of November, 2008

    While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some words of wisdom from the panel members... More
  • You Say 'Macro'. I Say Maybe...

    by Ellenboughn | 17th of June, 2008

    What ever you call it, macro photography (taken with a macro lens or a micro lens as one manufacturer calls their macro lens) is NOT simply a close-up image. What’s the difference between "close-ups", "macros", and "micrographs"... More
  • Hair and Makeup in Photos

    by Ellenboughn | 15th of April, 2008

    While reviewing a featured photographer's portfolio, I saw a perfect opportunity to write about the judicious use of makeup on women models. Nothing better illustrates how makeup can lend authenticity to a model in different situations than photographer Niderlander’s four... More
  • Working Together

    by Ellenboughn | 12th of September, 2007

    As concepts go, ‘teamwork’ is a big seller. It may appear that images of business teams have been done to death. Not so: a great image of a group of two or more in an office environment working together in an authentic manner, will sell again and again. Styles in furniture... More
  • The Jabbering of a Newbie

    by Bradshawj567 | 27th of February, 2017

    Make no mistake about it, I AM a newbie! That being said, I will get along with the howdee-do's. My name is James Bradshaw, amateur photographer. I live in Lufkin-Texas. I am not new to stock photography, having done it in the past on other sites, which I have... More
  • 1600 sales for 160 upload

    by Sylvaindeutsch | 20th of February, 2017

    Hello :) I just would like to share that i've reached today 1600 sales for 160 uploads.... It's 10 time the amount :) I'm especially proud of it! I think it demonstrate it is not about how much you upload but what !!! I hope it goes further this way :) thanks to dreamstime... More
  • Back to photography

    by Anasako | 16th of February, 2017

    Hi all, I am back to photography world. I had some break since I have born 2 lovely kids and also work as an accountant takes a lot of time. Now my kids are a bit older and can play and join me in adventure. So I am back with new set of picture of our lovely Finnish whether.... More
  • The shift in uploading photos

    by Digiart436 | 15th of February, 2017

    So i moved the photo upload i exceeded 200 number and i will try to deliver another'm looking forward to spring and summer i travel a lot and shoot.          My potfolio More
  • 1000 Uploads! I did it.

    by Alenaphoto | 13th of February, 2017

    I did it! I'm returned from maternity leave! And i beilive i can start over, in spite of high intense :) I love my daughter! I love my family! I love my hobby and Dreamstime!) Happy Valentine’s Day!   See Article
  • A New Stock Photographer

    by Ppeterson6030 | 8th of February, 2017

    Hi everyone, I'm a new stock photography contributor and would like to reach out to other contributors, designers and users of stock photography. I enjoy traveling and photographing as I go. I never really had any idea that I could make money on my photos. It's exciting... More
  • Ace was a good horse!

    by Ctmphotog | 21st of January, 2017

    Ace was the boss of our ranch! Though he whipped other horses to let them know he was boss he was also gentle and lovable. I only rode him three times and that was bareback. Each time was when we used Ace to retrieve or return a neighbor's stray horse. Sometimes stray... More
  • First Milestone: 500 Uploads

    by Prdream1982 | 9th of January, 2017

    I am happy to share that I have achieved my first milestone for 500 images online but no sales yet. Hope, sale will start soon too..Please have a look at my portfolio and advise me how can I improve more. Below are some of my latest shots:          ... More
  • What’s up with a Calm Lake Superior?

    by Dream111184 | 4th of December, 2016

    A friend of mine and I stopped in Grand Marais and we walked out to Artists Point to take some pictures. Lake Superior was dead calm, not a ripple. I had never seen the big lake that still. We were skipping some stones and trying to take photos and videos of the stones skipping.... More
  • Sales top 500 & wishing you a blessed & prosperous holiday season!

    by Ctmphotog | 2nd of December, 2016

    I am pleased to announce this milestone and also take this opportunity to wish everyone a blessed and prosperous holiday season! I normally custom design our Christmas cards and this year used images taken of two new members of our family, Charlie and Toto. Charlie is the... More
  • Reach 200

    by Kriszwells | 10th of November, 2016

    I reached the 200 upload files. My next goal the 300 online until next year 31 of march. :)   See Article
  • Time to celebrate, again!

    by Perstock | 20th of October, 2016

      A bit slow right now but thanks to phenomenal sales recently I have now past 1500 sales! Thats worth celebrating! :-)   Also, just a few days ago I past the 2500 uploads mark. A milestone i believed where very far away when i joined DT.   Also, yesterday i launched... More
  • Just reached 200!

    by Mantvydasd | 6th of October, 2016

    Today I reached 200 of accepted photos to dreamstime with 42 sales. This is nice numbers and my next target is 300 of accepted photos. Hope to reach it soon! Here you can see my last accepted photo of autumn colored landscape. What do you think, is there a chance to sell... More
  • 500 Uploads

    by Apers | 1st of October, 2016

    This week I reached a total of 500 uploads. I am extremely proud of that. As an amateur photographer it is very rewarding to meet the high quality criteria of a professional organization like Dreamstime. It is rewarding to get your pictures accepted and even more rewarding... More
  • The Conundrum of the Upper Right Corner in Web Design

    by Michaelafree | 22nd of September, 2016

    Studies of user-behavior show, the upper right corner of a website is the area the human eye is least drawn to. This makes it a perfect spot for a contextual image, something users see, but don’t need to read. But who would shoot a picture like that? We Simply Read Left... More
  • Celebrating over 1000 uploads and 470 sales!

    by Ctmphotog | 19th of September, 2016

    Greetings from the Land of Oz! I thought it fitting to celebrate my 1,000 uploads and 470 sales by publishing my first blog article. I joined Dreamstime in 2006 but didn’t start really uploading until the end of 2012. Now I try to upload at least one image a day.... More

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