Finally! Moolah!

posted on 25th of september, 2011
I finally crossed the threshold and reached my first payout on Dreamstime. I've had to cut back on the submissions because I got hired for a day job but I visit DT everyday, watching my portfolio of 85 photos drop coins into my DT piggybank a little at a time.

Today, two weeks before the first anniversary of my "first accepted image", my earnings reached $100 and how interesting that the image that got me through was my "nest egg" concept photo!

Story behind the "nest of coins and origami dollars" photo:

When we moved into our new home, my husband discovered an abandoned Mockingbird nest in the hedge next to the garage wall. I kept the nest in a safe place, not knowing that about three years later, I would decide to use it in stock photography (at that time...

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Posted by Rubybayan on September 28, 2011
Go for it, Juvy! I'm sure it'll be "worth a million bucks"! ;)
Posted by Jeniicorv8 on September 27, 2011
Wonderful news, congrats!

Good tip about making copies of money--I actually thought about that the other day after receiving in the mail a fake $1000 bill, make copies so I can do a spread for background or somehting--now I just have to make those copies and proceed with the photoshoot!
Posted by smartview27 on September 27, 2011
Congrats !

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