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  • 6000$ earned on Dreamstime :)

    by Mangroove | 8th of April, 2016

    Hi Dreamstimers! Some years ago (03/02/2010) I uploaded my first pictures here on Dreamstime. I didn’t know what to expect. Days have passed – NO SALE, months have passed – still NO SALE. Shall I give up? Shall I upload more photos? Does this all make sense? Then,... More
  • To my first $100 in sales

    by Winnietam | 13th of April, 2016

    My jellyfish image taken from Monterey aquarium gave me another important Dreamstime milestone today! How fitting that this image was taken almost one year ago today.    See Article
  • Top 10 awesome destinations for 2016

    by Nikitu | 7th of April, 2016

    Suffering from wanderlust but don't know which way to go? Scratch your head no more, we have some awesome destinations for you that apparently are all the rage this year according to the Lonely Planet guide.      1. Botswana This South African country... More
  • Celebrate my first milestone on DT :)

    by Guernica | 27th of April, 2016

    Today I like to celebrate for reaching a milestone that seemed very far away over 500 sale by accident for some photos that i thought will never sell it sold several. Thank you buyers so have hope never give up... Thank you dreamstime for making me feel accomplished I learned... More
  • How Dreamstime is breathing new life into my photography

    by Tuftedpuffin | 29th of April, 2016

    Several years ago, I used to sell my photography as prints. But the site I used is, long story short, dying. I put extra effort into promoting myself, upgraded my gear so I'd have an extra "edge" (I felt I had outgrown mine anyway), flew to Australia and pushed myself that... More
  • A Dream(stime) come true

    by Amitai | 20th of April, 2016

    I've been a member of DT since 2005.   (My best selling image of all times - Istanbul old city) Over the years I have tried numerous approaches to stock photography. I've tried shooting models. I've tried food photography, pet photography and even baby photography.... More
  • Earth Day: Photographing mother nature

    by Mangalika | 23rd of April, 2016

    “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” – Frank Lloyd Wright   Even my conception is pretty similar to the above lines...Recent concerns of global warming, prolonged drought in parts of Asia, Lowest rainfall in Southern India, Rising sea level...all are signs... More
  • My new love

    by Dahlskoge | 7th of April, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers! It's me again, long time no see. This time, I would like to share with you my new equipment. A 18-50 mm f/2.8 Sigma lens that is just outstanding in every possible way considering the low cost. I even purchased mine used for about 220$! The... More
  • Lightroom and Photoshop, let's share opinions and tips!

    by Diego Fiore | 13th of April, 2016

    Hi all! Even though I registered here in 2013, I started uploading images just some weeks ago. All the 251 images currently in my portfolio are without any development with Photoshop (including those down here), because I though it was really not necessary.    ... More
  • Assigments images selected

    by Zz3701 | 26th of April, 2016

    I am very happy today because I received an email which told me that two of my images for the assigement "See me working" were selected. I submitted images for assigments several times, but all of them were refused for the reason that dreamstime is looking for more elaborate,... More
  • The spring is back!

    by Mariayunira | 19th of April, 2016

       Oh little Miss Spring.. Do you know how much I miss your smile?     when you touch up the colours of the bald trees when you send those romantic fragrances from the blooming flower when you make those grass dancing around happily when you call the sun to... More
  • Amazing Angkor Wat

    by Diego Fiore | 26th of April, 2016

    One of my dreams, since I saw a documentary about this amazing place many years ago, was to visit the ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Finally, this dream came true last month and my expectation where met completely. It is really a place where a photographer can literally... More
  • My 150 uploads

    by Mantvydasd | 1st of May, 2016

    Hello, finaly I have 150 uploads and 31 sales on Dreamstime. This is not big numbers, but I am happy moving forward step by step. Also I want to show you my 150 uploaded picture. It is a manipulation of fresh coffee world.   See Article
  • Time to celebrate!

    by Perstock | 4th of May, 2016

      Today i past the 2000$ mark from just above 2200 uploads. And, in just four days this month I have had 70 sales - so far! It feels really good. The image above was taken in Havana in december so now its time to plan the next phototrip. :-) Patience pays... Cheers from... More
  • Aren't we blessed?

    by Martingraf | 16th of April, 2016

    I remember how as a youngster I always looked what's happening on the camera market - some events burnt into my mind but at that time I wasn't able to afford them - Canon A1 with it's automatics and the fantastic L-Lenses - Minolta 7000 with its first AF-lenses - Canon EOS... More
  • Spring. The most beautiful seasons of the year

    by Pettys | 18th of April, 2016

       Butterfly on a purple flower    Adonis flower in the wild nature.    Blackthorn blossom in spring    Pasque flowers    Catkins in the sun backlight    Nettle flower More
  • Practise wildlife photography in a Zoo

    by Victordiola | 25th of April, 2016

    Visiting a zoo is indeed a very wonderful experience. During my son's school holidays we visited a famous zoo here in Australia. It is the Australia Zoo located in a peaceful town of Beerwah in Queensland. This zoo is huge at a size of about 40 hectares. They have a transport... More
  • 200 images!

    by 2700art | 15th of April, 2016

    >  The last batch I got accepted marked my 200 images milestone. Despite this great achievement I feel a little disappointed that I have only 35 sales. Is this a good amount? Should I be happy with how things are rolling along? I feel that I have a pretty strong database... More
  • 1 year on Dreamstime.

    by Am4367 | 16th of April, 2016

    In April it's been one year since I became an author on Dreamstime. I have for sale 385 photos. For the year 3 purchased file, I earned 4.5 $. What can I say? I do not know whether to continue.  See Article
  • 200 sales today!

    by Marieclaire66 | 25th of April, 2016

    200 sales today. I am happy to have reached my goal. Now onto my 300th sales... That magic number seemed unattainable just a few years ago. I am glad I persisted. If it was not for Dreamstime, I would not have pushed myself to learn about photography and improve my images.... More

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