About Dreamstime

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Serban Enache


11th June, 2000*


Photography Website






25+ Million/Month**


2.5+ Million USD***

About Dreamstime

Dreamstime is the world’s largest community in stock photography and a reliable supplier of high-quality digital images at affordable prices. The founder of Dreamstime is Serban Enache, the company that was founded in 2000. Currently, the CEO of the company is Dreamstime.

The headquarters of Dreamstime is in Brentwood, Tennessee, United States.  As of November 2021, Dreamstime has 39,000,000 registered members, more than 800,000 contributing photographers, and over 175,000,000 photos, illustrations, clipart, and vectors. With unique visitors exceeding 20,000,000 monthly, the agency is now the largest stock photo community worldwide.

Let’s learn more about Dreamstime by looking on the historical turning points for Dreamstime.

About Dreamstime’s History

Following is the list of Dreamstime’s history in chronological order –

2000Dreamstime entered the microstock market distributing images via CDs.

2004 Dreamstime debuted as an Internet distribution with a library of 10.000 images.

2005 The Referral Program was launched and Monthly Assignments debuted.

2006The company launched Vector and RAW files for more flexibility, Extended licenses for more usages. Dreamstime became a member of PACA.

2007 The Dreamstime community began blogging and the free image section was added. Dreamstime became a member of CEPIC.

2008 Editorial images are accepted, the website is now multilingual and the merchandise store was opened.

2009 Dynamic search was introduced, and everybody plays the Stock Rank game.

2011 The Give Thanks, Give Back campaign launched and all proceeds were donated to Doctors without Borders.

2012 photos taken with mobiles are officially accepted. Plus digitally signed Model Releases.

2013 The video footage section is officially open for submissions, videographers rejoice.

2014 Dreamstime Companion, the mobile app for contributors, gets released. Plus their plugin for WordPress blogs was also released.

2015 Stock Photos mobile app for buyers was launched. Now you can search, share lightboxes and download directly on your smartphones and tablets.

2017 The company launched a Royalty Free license allowing unlimited print copies.

2018 The number of images in their library reached a record of 100 million.

2019 PhotoEye was launched, the company’s own innovative AI technology helps companies find, filter, and edit content faster and better.

About Dreamstime Services

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 daily.

For almost 20 years, Dreamstime has been providing the 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). They have been covered on many reputable and influential business and design websites. 

Their vast collection of professional stock photos is enriched daily with photos from talented contributors from all over the world. Whatever image you need, they have you more than covered with millions of photos, illustrations, and vectors, spanning a wide array of categories and themes, at prices that anyone – from large corporations to various magazines and blogs – can easily afford.

About Dreamstime Corporate Account

The Corporate Account is tailored for bigger corporations that require access for multiple users and subsidiaries. Creating a Corporate Account with Dreamstime is free, fast, and easy. Enabling the corporate account is free of any charge. It is designed to meet high stock photography download volumes, this option offers special corporate packages starting from $100 minimum.

Benefits of using Dreamstime

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits about Dreamstime – 

1. Photos 

You can search for an amazing collection of professional photos. Thousands of photos are added daily.

2. Vectors

Icons, clipart, logotypes, and more are available on Dreamstime. All scalable and editable without any loss of quality.

3. Illustrations

Hand drawn or computer-generated, Dreamstime has got a great collection of illustrations for all your projects.

4. Editorial

You can browse newsworthy images with celebrities, events, landmarks, sports, political and social events around the world.

5. Video

Millions of clips up to 4K are also available on Dreamstime. Stunning videos by talented producers.

6. Audio

Everything sounds better with music. You can explore their collection of music and sound effects.

Benefits of using Dreamstime Corporate Account

  • Create multiple sub-accounts/logins
  • Administer purchase process
  • Share access to Dreamstime images for all company users
  • Control the number of image downloads
  • Buy and load credits to sub-accounts
  • Buy and load subscription downloads to sub-accounts
  • Monitor sub-account activity

This was all about Dreamstime; about Dreamstime’s history, services, and benefits that have made Dreamstime the largest stock photo community worldwide.


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Disclaimer: Data given in the table at the beginning of the article are subject to change, please check the reference websites for latest value.