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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
  • 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
  • Digital

    by Luisfgil | 16th of September, 2016

    Today I would like to talk about a problem and ask your reflections about possible solutions. The problem is the memory. The memory of us, our today. How will today be remembered in the future? Which evidences of today will survive until the next 20 or 40 years?  ... More
  • One year anniversary 500+ uploads, 40+sales!

    by Zz3701 | 10th of September, 2016

    How time flies! Without knowing it, one year with Dreamstime has passed! I am so thankful to Dreamstime I have learnt so much here, now I have 500 uploads! I did not know that my photos can be sold one year ago, now I have made 40 sales. Though small, I feel so good! I... More
  • 2 Year Anniversary - 2,000 Images Uploaded

    by Rhbabiak13 | 7th of September, 2016

    This past August was my two year anniversary with Dreamstime. It's amazing to think that it was only two years ago that I was dreaming about being able to sell my photos. Two years later, it has become a reality. Today, I hit the 2,000 pictures uploaded mark. I currently... More
  • Benchmark Achieved

    by Pamjreynolds | 25th of August, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers It’s been a little while since I blogged about anything but in my last blog I mentioned about my benchmark was to have 150 images online by the end of the year. Today I’m pleased to say I managed it a few months earlier. It is surprising, but when... More
  • Be PROUD of your development!

    by Dahlskoge | 24th of August, 2016

    This article is simply supposed to be a quick reminder of that we all, once in a while, need to look back at some of our very first uploads and compare them with some of our recent ones. This will allow us to see how far we've actually come, if not in picture quality then... More
  • 50 Images sold and 1500 Images online

    by Ganesh005 | 27th of July, 2016

    50 images sold and 1500+ images in my portfolio. My Portfolio                  See Article
  • Mexican-Style Tortilla Soup for lunch

    by Felzum | 4th of July, 2016

    Hi everybody Very happy for my 200 uploads. I wanna show you this pics of a azteca soup or mexican style tortilla soup, If you like spicy food, you're going to love this lunch!    And some of my news pics: wood chips    a wood chips mountain... More
  • Target - Earning 1000 accomplished

    by Sakhanphotography | 21st of June, 2016

    After 4 years and 700 uploads got to the $1000 mark. The next target is to reach 1000 uploads and $1500 with in next one year. sakhanphotography   See Article
  • 1000 Images on Dreamstime

    by Ganesh005 | 20th of June, 2016

    Target achieved. I uploaded first 500 photos within 6 months, but it took more time to reach 1000. Finally 1000 photos in my portfolio. 1000 Photos in my portfolio..                     More
  • 200 Uploads

    by Sunfire | 15th of June, 2016

    A long time ago I created my Dreamstime account and started uploading photos. At the time I wasn't sure if I was good enough or even if I would make any sales at all; I only wanted a place for my photos to be seen and judged, I wanted honest feedback on what I was doing.... More
  • Back to uploading

    by Gauravjdp2014 | 15th of May, 2016

    From the many times ago i am di-active in uploading my content but now i am again started it with very energetic mood.and also i have 5 selection in 3 this is very crazy and interesting work          More

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