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Dreamstime has been around the block for 20 years now. They have a lot of experience with stock photography from both the customer as the contributor perspective. At the moment they have over 30 million users, making them the worlds’ largest community for royalty-free photos and illustrations.
Not only will you get a lot of exposure as your images are going to be used all around the globe, but you will also get tools to analyze the needs of their customers. This way you can focus on what sells.
I know that the site is full of high-quality images, vector graphics, and video’s, but don’t let that discourage you.
If you are looking for places to sell your images, then remember that there is still a huge demand for high-quality, original images.
For all you bloggers out there: if you sign up you can also browse through their high-quality free photos and download what you need. Awesome!
I tried this
Years ago, I sold images on a couple of stock photography platforms and I have made money with it. Dreamstime was one of the websites I used to sell photos and illustrations.
The experience was more like a discovery to me, learning to do photography and photo editing. Keeping this hobby from costing me money was an extra requirement. All the income I generated with it was invested in better equipment and software (like Adobe products) that would speed up my workflow.
It even paid for some trips to nice photo locations in other countries.
Signing up as a contributor is much like the other stock photography websites.
Sign up with your email address, activate your account, study their guidelines, and upload your images.
Make sure that they meet the criteria of Dreamstime and you’re good to go…