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  • Wow! What A Journey!

    by Thefinalmiracle | 13th of February, 2009

    2 years back in September 2006, I was with no work. My music business was down and pathetic. Though I was having a decent income, there was not much work to do. I used to run a cybercafe which I had stopped, but all that experience had given me a good knowledge of the internet.... More
  • One Hundred Sales!

    by Marilyngould | 12th of February, 2009

    Hello Everyone, Just yesterday, I reached my 100th sale here at Dreamstime. For me this is a huge milestone as less than a year ago, April 2008, I submitted two photos that started my journey into micro stock photography. The photos were accepted and within a few weeks,... More
  • $1000 Club!

    by Walleyelj | 21st of January, 2009

    I have't had a chance to post this until now, but a little less than 2 weeks ago, I broke the $1000 mark for sales. An exciting moment, and it helped me fund the purchase of my new Canon 50D! My next goal is to break $100 for a month, which I'm on pace for. Good luck to everyone,... More
  • One Year Mark!

    by Hcirdoog | 27th of December, 2008

    I have been taking photos serious for about a year and have been on dreamstime for that long. Im very lucky to have had 60 photos accepted in that amount of time. But I'm still having difficulty referring people still to my site. Hopefully in 2009 i will have more success... More
  • 100 Sales! — in less than a year …

    by Ratmandude | 25th of December, 2008

    Today I've noted that I've passed the 100 mark with 101 sales, as at 18th Dec 2008. WHOOOOHOO!! I'm super pleased — :) Thanks to all those that have downloaded my images … BTW: It would be great to know where/how they have been used. Anyone that may be able... More
  • Hang In There!

    by Cmarshall717 | 3rd of December, 2008

    To all you newbies out there, or those of you wondering if you will ever reach your first payout, hang in there. I first started uploading to Dreamstime in September of 2007. So, you looked at my profile and said to yourself, "Hmmmm, she only has 90 uploads in over a year.... More
  • Published!

    by Marilyngould | 24th of November, 2008

    Recently a local newspaper of Ventura County held a photo competition with the idea of creating a coffee table book entitled “Capture Ventura County”. The book would highlight landscapes, daily life, newsworthy events, sports and recreation, people, pets and nature... More
  • my first level 2 picture!

    by Andreapaggiaro | 17th of November, 2008

    I'm so happy! Many thanks to the 5 anonimous buyers and to Dreamstime! It's an Eiffel tower: I thought it was a subject too common but it works very well for me. See Article
  • I Did It!

    by Irisangel | 28th of October, 2008

    A few weeks ago I posted a blog stating that I was hoping to have at least 1,000 images approved and online before the end of the year. Well, today, a bit ahead of schedule, I made it with a new series of wedding invitations and florals. Now, on to 2,000. Here is image #... More
  • My First Editors Choice!

    by Marilyngould | 23rd of October, 2008

    Hey everyone I just am about to burst with happiness, in checking my profile for sales this morning I scrolled down and nearly fell off my chair -- my favorite macro model, Truman the jumping spider has been selected as an Editors Choice! This plucky little fellow is... More
  • Simple can be Good!

    by Marilyngould | 18th of October, 2008

    Hello everyone, I had an accomplishment today, it will most likely be very insignificant to most, however for me it lifted my confidence and I wanted to share with those of you who understand that even the smallest success can put a smile on one’s face. I submitted... More
  • 300th Image uploaded....

    by Jaboardm | 13th of October, 2008

    Just another among many milestones... My 300th image was approved on October 10, 2008. This was recently prolonged a bit as I disabled a few images, but worth the wait... (By the way - Yes, the player in white was carried off the field.) I have had to swallow my pride... More
  • 200 Up ! - WOW — Your Comments & Critisims Welcomed

    by Ratmandude | 10th of October, 2008

    WOW — I just keep amazing myself … I've hit my 200th image accepted, and this in far less time than I ever expected. in ± 7 1/2 months as a contributor … This mini milestone has come not too long after my first "pay check" … [bring them on baby!!] And the... More
  • My first payment. What have I learnt?

    by Fcarucci | 28th of September, 2008

    It took about 5 months. The last download happened while I was on holiday in Italy. Can't hide I'm very pleased since I proved to myself that I can start something totally new for me from scratch, and produce something relatively decent. What I'... More
  • 700 downloads!!!

    by Walleyelj | 10th of September, 2008

    New milestone - and it was 2 for 1! This photo was both my 700th download AND it put me over $750 in DT career earnings! IN addition, I was 1 for 1 on photos accepted today, with 62 more editorial racing photos pending. My acceptance ratio is up to 48.8%, so if most or... More
  • 200th Image online....

    by Jaboardm | 27th of August, 2008

    Had my 200th image accepted last night. It was this feeding Northern Shoveler. I was able to accomplish this a little ahead of schedule, and am begining to think I can reach 300 by the end of September. Do have football and soccer starting up next week. Trying to... More
  • Achieved goal I set on Lacrosse images...

    by Jaboardm | 26th of August, 2008

    I Made it!!! and then some... At the beginning of this month I set a personal goal to have 50% of the lacrosse images on this site. Not a large goal for a big company, but as a small contributer it was a little more challenging. I did manage to get a few model... More
  • Found my first photo in action!

    by Retina2020 | 15th of August, 2008

    After many searches on search engines like google over the months and not finding my photos, I pretty much gave up looking for my photos. But today, I thought I would give it another try. And finally I found one of my photos. I am so happy to see it being used. I used... More
  • 50% of the Lacrosse photo's....

    by Jaboardm | 11th of August, 2008

    I have made it, and still have a few more images under review and several more to submit. Do a search for lacrosse and 50.8% of the actual lacrosse shots are mine. Ok, here's the current breakdown... Lacrosse search results 85 - Nothing... More
  • 100 Up, Onward & Upward

    by Ratmandude | 18th of July, 2008

    Yeah BABY! Today I've reached a mini milestone … In the middle to late February this year [2008] I started uploading some pics to Dreamstime ®. I set myself a goal — that I thought would be a tough nut to crack — to have at least 50 images accepted, before... More

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