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  • The story behind the most downloaded image on Dreamstime

    by Malinash |

    A trip down memory lane 2007. Seven year had passed since Dreamstime's take off. More and more photographers would join, building up the most wonderful community of stock photographers around the world. February 8th, 2007. We don't know whether it was sunny, rainy,... More
  • Why a simple photo of no names flower can make 100 times download?

    by Joe1971 |

    22nd May 2017, I got the first photo which is download 100 times.   I should say I never guessed it real happened, because when I upload this simple photo, I just love it color as love that summer. That was a hot summer, I drive to outside from my city. My destination... More
  • DT Assignment, Creativity Drive

    by Georgeskyrillos |

    Deciding to contribute to the assignments of DT has always been a drive for me to work on new ideas or to finalize and upload old, unfinished work. The latter happened in the current "Earth Calling" assignment with my Polar Bear image, which was sitting in my... More
  • 10 things to do with your mother on this Mother's Day

    by Nikitu |

    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
  • 10 things that Canada gave to the world

    by Nikitu |

    In anticipation of this very special Canada Day, the country’s 150th birthday, why not celebrate by learning about 10 great things Canada gave to the world? 1. Basketball          James Naismith, who was born in Almonte, Ontario, Canada, was working at... More
  • Fresh Five

    by Sangiorzboy |

    I have recently got my eyes stuck, like really stuck on some amazing images, you know, those pics that you're not just browsing through, saying "Oh, how nice", but get to carry them along with you, even tell friends about, later on that day, and show them to people like you'... More
  • 11 quotes to cheer you up

    by Malinash |

    We all have bad times, hard times, cloudy days and more rain than sun. But there’s nothing we can’t do to overcome these phases of life. Now I won’t offer you a motivational speech. There’s plenty of them on the Internet. Instead I’ll raise a glass of wine to all... More
  • In the Beginning

    by Oroano |

    I have been taking photos for years. Many photos. Anytime there is a camera in my hand I am taking photos. Anytime there is not a camera in my hand I am composing scenes in my head and wishing I had a camera in my hands. All the while people have been complementing me on... More
  • Writing a Hot Article at Dreamstime (Tips and Last Trick!)

    by Muhlisgursoy |

            Hello everyone! Today I want to share to every readers about writing an hot, popular or useful article tips. Yes, If you're a writer at Dreamstime (especially newbies), this tips might guide and help you. 1. Select a Perfect Topic... More
  • 10 odd facts about Internet's favorite pet, the cat

    by Nikitu |

    They've been at odds with our other favorite pet, the dog, for such a long time that no one even remembers how, why and when it started but we love them nonetheless. Here are some fun and weird facts you might or might not have known about our little meowing, furry friends.... More
  • Top Beaches of The Greek Islands

    by Hellen8 |

    Top Beaches of The Greek Islands Greece is a place of stunning natural beauty. But above all, it hosts some of the most beautiful beaches of the world. Check out some of them. Balos Lagoon, Crete     One of Crete’s most beautiful beaches. This is arguably... More
  • Concept Of Carrying A Camera Everywhere You Go

    by Keremgo |

    I heard this from Jay Maisel centuries ago. And I'm trying to do it even its a hustle - since I carry my camera in a shoulder bag and advantage of living in a small town, no one approached to say "you can't take photos here!"... They mostly like to think that I'm a journalist.... More
  • The One & Only Thing A Good Photographer Must Remember

    by Penpossessed |

    I wouldn't say that I'm a professional photographer (yet). I'm still an amateur working their way up towards being a professional, because it's what I love to do. There is one vital tip, however, that I can impart upon everyone. It doesn't matter whether you are an amateur,... More
  • A Happy Editorial Illustration

    by Mariayunira |

    There were so many times, when I want to upload a Happy Editorial Illustration But I always ask my self, Will it be sold? Will it be 'something' that 'telling' ? How can I make some editorial images as an eye-catching product? There's a lot of... More
  • Step Up to a Mid Year Challenge

    by Karenfoleyphotography |

    Happy Mid Year! We’ve reached the half way point of the calendar year. We are exactly half of the way through 2017, or we have half of 2017 to go, depending on your outlook on life.       Are you a little worn out from staying up late to ring in the Mid Year... More
  • Traditional Czech shambles

    by Thorken |

    It´s a great occasion. All family and friends meet together and celebrate. It starts with live pig and ends with pork and lots of fat meals. For sure it´s not kosher nor halal. But it´s tasty as most people says. Some parts may seem to be weird. For example mixing... More
  • When even "hopeless" photo is sold

    by Olgabugrovskaya |

    This picture was uploaded over a year ago. During this time it has only 7 views. I was almost sure I will never sell this image. It was even a lot of shame for this beautiful place. But I realized that I shouldn`t despair when I saw today the first sale of this photo! ... More
  • Keywords

    by Patrick57 |

    I recently used keywords for the first time and it was enlightening for the novice I am and needless to say I have several images that could have been categorized better in the past!! I would recommend anyone like myself to give it a go just to see the difference. I have... More
  • Freshening up your online files

    by TheSlowWalkers |

        I was editing one of my online files the other day because I'd thought of a better way to describe the photograph. I then went back and had a look at the first few photos I'd submitted and opened edit for each one. All of them had something that I then changed,... More
  • Petphotography

    by Ellenvanloon |

    As a foster mom for streetkittens, I just couldn't resist those cute little faces and ran behind those little basterds with my camera ALL THE TIME. That's where it all started... I have always been into photography since I was little, but it was never more than some buildings... More

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