About us

Dreamstime is one of the world leaders in stock photography and a reliable supplier of high quality digital images at affordable prices. Online since 2000 as a Royalty-Free stock photography website, Dreamstime has evolved into a powerful and active community-based site. The exquisite stock image gallery you can browse today has been uploaded by photographers from all over the world, shot on film or digital. To ensure you receive the best content, all images are reviewed and approved by experienced editors. The Dreamstime database is renewed with thousands of fresh images and titles on a daily basis.

For more than 10 years, Dreamstime has been providing highest quality imagery to clients in the creative market from independent customers in the private sector to Fortune 500 companies (including the world`s largest advertising agencies, national and international magazines, film and television production companies). We have been covered on many reputable and influential business and design websites. Visit our Media Room to hear what they have to say about Dreamstime.

As of June 2013, Dreamstime numbers 6,000,000 registered members, more than 157,000 contributing photographers and over 17,500,000 photos, illustrations, cliparts and vectors. With unique visitors exceeding 11,000,000 monthly, the agency occupies the 2nd place in stock photography audience and image licensing worldwide. (December 2007 historical data: 500,000 registered members, 26,000 contributors, 2,000,000 images online and 4,000,000 unique views).

Starting with September 2006 Dreamstime is a member of PACA (Picture Archive Council of America), the trade association for stock agencies in United States and in October 2007 Dreamstime is the first community-based agency to be received as CEPIC (Coordination of European Picture Agencies Press Stock Heritage) member.

Some of the unique, one-of-a-kind, Dreamstime.com
exclusive features include:

Smart Advanced Search

Unique to the stock agencies market, Dreamstime features a multi-tiered, in-depth search engine...

Referral Program

Promote the community and earn a significant percentage from the sales you bring...

Keymasters

Need help with keywording? Our keymasters will keyword your images...

Flexible and Secure
Payment Options:

Choose your plan: subscriptions or credit packages, we meet all budgets and cover all needs...

Free Images
Section

Access one of the very few collections of FREE images...

Photographer Incentive Programs

In The News

A section specifically designed for photographers who wish to elevate their exposure as a photojournalist...

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Assigment

A monthly photo Assignment contest in which a topic of interest is given to community photographers... http://www.dreamstime.com/assignments.php

Milestone Prizes - giving back to the community

We`re devoted and grateful to the community for making Dreamstime what it is today so we`re rewarding our members each time we touch a Milestone...

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Blog Section

Share thoughts, tips, tutorials... http://blog.dreamstime.com/

Moderated Forum

Join discussions, photo-related or not... http://www.dreamstime.com/boards

Sale image

If you`re a photographer looking to sell your images, visit Sell your images page. We reward up to 60% from each sale you make... http://www.dreamstime.com/sellimages

Millions of premium stock images, free image database, friendliest stock photo community, unique features and dedicated team make Dreamstime photo shoppers` favorite choice worldwide.