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  • Travel Images - How to make good sales

    by Mrallen | 2nd of May, 2015

    TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - MAKE IT PAY. It is often said that making good sales and income from 'travel' stock is very difficult. YES, IT IS !! - or at least it can be if you don't make your images stand out from the crowd. On Dreamstime, if you do a search... More
  • How To Take a Lot of Pictures

    by Jackbluee | 3rd of May, 2015

    Have you asked yourself this question before? If not, I think you have not been serious in stock photography. Or, I would say, you have not played hard. A lot of professionals have written about how to improve picture qualities. I have not seen any topics about how to take... More
  • Myths of the Microstock Industry

    by Wisconsinart | 6th of May, 2015

    It is a constant for new contributors joining Dreamstime so there are always people who are beginning their journey into the business of commercial photography. And thus, many of them invariably ask the same questions over and over as they seek answers for being successful... More
  • Chuffed - Just hit $1000

    by Iankeirle | 14th of May, 2015

    Chuffed - just hit $1000 dollar target from 349 downloads. I've learnt a lot on the way from the early days of rejection and I am now a much better photographer. Next target 500 sales.   See Article
  • Celebrating my first 500 sales in 1 just year contributing

    by Bennymarty | 1st of May, 2015

    Hello I'm glad to share with you my new milestone in less than 1 year contributing. My first year dreamstime birthday will be on 9th may 2015 :) the beautiful day when I took the courage to make my first account in microstock photography and meet a professional judgment... More
  • My first $100

    by Tigertim01 | 5th of May, 2015

    Hi fellow dreamers. Just wanted to share some success in reaching my first milestone of $100 on Dreamtime. I started back in Sept last year and had only owned my camera for about 3 months and wanted to challenge myself to see if anyone would want to buy a photo I had... More
  • My first sale

    by Kikiritkata | 15th of May, 2015

    A couple of days ago I sold my very first image. It is a drawing of mine that I did four years ago. As every other new contributor I was anxious and didn't have the patience and constantly asked myself: When will I finally sell something?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!? I would like to... More
  • My first HAPPY GOAL

    by Mariayunira | 20th of May, 2015

    Since my first joining in January 2011 until August 2014, I do a very very slow move of uploading. It's only 4 images with 0 earnings. So embarassing, isn't? But when I woke up from those bad dreams, I started a full speed of hard working. I created and uploaded image... More
  • Ruins and Ancient Collection

    by Mangalika | 16th of May, 2015

    Hi Friends, Here's my newest and interesting collection of Historic ruins and architectures. Ancient and Ruins Any good travel shots of Historic places and also ancient arts will be applicable. This category has great chances of sale and as I have researched... More
  • The first level 5 photo reached

    by Thorken | 29th of April, 2015

    I was sailing with and old fisherman to Rinca Island (Flores, Indonesia) for Komodo dragons observation. It was fresh morning and I looked back behind our boat. This island was perfect. And it´s photo is the first that reached 25 sales - and the 5th level. And just after... More
  • Gateway To Space

    by Hellen8 | 23rd of April, 2015

    Are you interested in the Universe ? Would you like to come aboard the space station or try to fly the space shuttle ? And what about touch the Moon ? If so, you can visit - GATEWAY TO SPACE. Unique WORLD EXHIBITION in Prague devoted to the history of aerospace and... More
  • How to correct Converging Verticals

    by Mrallen | 30th of April, 2015

    How to correct Converging Verticals. I'm sure many of you already know about the following technique, but judging by the number of uncorrected images in the Dreamstime files, I think it may be worth sharing this technique here. If you angle your lens up or down... More
  • 1st sale!

    by Angelaciudad | 4th of May, 2015

    And at the perfect moment, when I was searching the lost motivation, comes the first sale and push me to improve my photos :)   See Article
  • First Two Photos Approved-Yeah

    by Annacartiga | 15th of May, 2015

        Of course these are cropped to fit in this message, lol You can see the full versions under my username. These were taken with a ZTE Zmax at 8MP in broad daylight with very little editing. Working on getting a new digital camera, but love my fujifilm... More
  • My first assignment files.........

    by B8900456194 | 15th of May, 2015

  • New member and my first approved assignment submission

    by Douding2006 | 8th of May, 2015

    Hi Everyone, Very happy to be here, I am just new in DT, very new :) 13 uploads and tried the assignment, luckily I have one approved:   How encouraging for a new member as me. I will keep my work :) See Article
  • And now 800 photos on line!

    by Marcociannarel | 14th of May, 2015

        and starting from now I have 800 pictures on line on DT! and sales starts to increase :-) See Article
  • My very first sale

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 4th of May, 2015

    Well today I made my very first sale on dreamstime so I'm very excited, and also very thankful that someone liked my picture enough to purchase it.   See Article
  • Country life is the best life-style for health

    by Wxh6763 | 11th of May, 2015

    When I saw the assignment this month I have more thoughts for my photography life. We live in cities for our life, work, study and love, marriage, childbearing, there is always all kinds of pressure and annoyance. Why don't we go to countryside and enjoy the fresh air and... More
  • My first hundred sales!

    by Theob | 27th of April, 2015

    My first hundred sales, a threshold that I finally reached after a year since I came back to this site, with desire to have as many, varied and most outstanding images from as many areas and sections, from everything that surrounds us. It's a new milestone what I reached... More

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