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  • First assignment approvals!

    by Holybork | 13th of August, 2014

    I'm so happy. I have not only one, but two approved photos in the new assignment.   While I really have no expectations to win, the exposure is nice, and the confirmation that at least 2 out of my 133 approved images so far hold a quality good enough to sometimes... More
  • Great approval rate! - And hospitalised

    by Matthiase | 26th of January, 2014

    This month I have more then doubled my personal record in approved images :)!! So far this month i have gotten 118 approved images, that's feel great! Even though I have had a tough time in my life recently. I almost died (age 21) a few weeks back due to a thrombosis... More
  • 100th Approval!

    by Arisha108 | 29th of November, 2013

    I have achieved what seemed to me an impossible goal, 100 images online. This stock photography business is a challenging thing - not only am I concerned with the number of photos I have approved, but a challenge to myself to constantly better my technique. And... More
  • First Assignment

    by Jormonago | 20th of November, 2013

    I am so excited, this morning I had a file approved for the most recent assignment! I've submitted to two other assignments in the past, but sadly did not get accepted. Here is my image that was accepted. It had sold once prior to this assignment. More
  • My first 3 images approved. It has given me confidence to do better.

    by Habibnawaz | 18th of July, 2013

    Here is my story. I have been reading about dreamstime.com approval, quality of images, price plans, payment methods, blog etc for more than a year. I got a new DSLR Nikon D5200 18-105mm few weeks ago. Saw videos about how to take good and sharp images and about camera... More
  • 500 images on DT, check!

    by Perstock | 27th of May, 2013

    Today I past 500 images online on DT. That's my primary goal for the first year, now I made it in eight months. I know, DT editors are not happy about flags but this one made me happy. As Swedish I will celebrate our National day next week on June the 6th. Check!... More
  • First $100 Cashout, 268 Images Online

    by Suyerry | 30th of April, 2013

    My story for other newbies like me. I started out wondering... Could I actually sell stock photos? What photos are considered stock? What photos should I submit? Can I really make some extra cash doing this online? I decided I would give it a try and just upload... More
  • A Taste of Success

    by Robinstockphotos | 4th of March, 2013

    It is the second assignment I have attempted. The previous one, apocalypse, was really something that I would have loved to get into...but unfortunately I had 50 uploads only when half the month was gone. Then I uploaded two files which were rejected anyway for being too... More
  • I´m on Dreamstime

    by Perstock | 18th of October, 2012

    Today i got the first approvals. Really exciting! There are more photos to come :-) See Article
  • How to increase acceptance ratio of submitted images

    by Mangalika | 17th of September, 2012

    Well, this discussion might be specially helpful for beginners. I wanted to share what I learnt from my initial experience and some of my friends who are with DT for long time. During initial days many people might have sufferred to enrich his profile with lots of photos.... More
  • 6 days between approval and the 1st sale

    by Igordabari | 19th of January, 2012

    I have read stories on downloads that had been happened in a couple of hours after approval. Nothing of the kind happened to me, so far. My record is 6 days between approval and first sale. It took place today. Here is the image: See Article
  • Mine first editorial image !

    by Shamtor | 10th of January, 2012

    Seems strange to be excited for an editorial image but I'm. When I think about stock sites I never think to upload some editorial images, is a new challenge for me, so from now on not only studio photos. And this is very good for me because sometime I don't want to stay... More
  • Another DC Shoot Accomplised

    by Indy2320 | 18th of November, 2011

    In my last article,i wrote about my next mission to Washington DC.After several rejections and more approvals than i expected the mission is complete till the next time.It turned out to be a really nice day and night and there was alot of people roaming around.The new Martin... More
  • Statistics

    by Dark3y3s | 1st of November, 2011

    I was looking through my statistics and noticed that in October I had the biggest approval ratio (over 80%), which made me really happy! I also had the most sales (not the biggest revenue, though) and I'm heading towards my first payout (still, not as fast as I'd like too)... More
  • Approved the contest image...

    by FabioConcetta | 21st of October, 2011

    Hello to all users and friends! To my great excitement and happiness, yesterday I saw my image to another accepted for this contest! Although the design has been realized in a simple way (I've drawn completely by hand and then sent) has proven conceptually valid. If you... More
  • Dreamstime progress part 4

    by Twindesign | 15th of September, 2011

    I wont make it to long this time. I wanted to show my progress again when I had 150 pictures online. I finally got there. I did not find the time to shoot more often because of my daytime job that also becomes a night job lately. I am posting my progress for new member that... More
  • My second assignment :-)

    by Hunor83 | 23rd of August, 2011

    Three of my pictures approved for assignment...i'm so happy :-) Thanks DT and thanks to all those who will vote my pictures! Here are the works... See Article
  • Speed of approval for editorial image: Amazing!

    by Kschua | 16th of August, 2011

    Last night I uploaded this image of the LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore and this morning it was approved! Never experience such quick approval. Incidentally, it is my first editorial image and also, my first post:) Cheers everyone! See Article
  • Daily post

    by Honkamaa | 20th of July, 2011

    Got 10 more photos approved yesterday (3 rejected). Good ratio for me since I was at about 35% approval rare earlier but now I am more serious about this. :) I have 26 photos online now so really closing in on my 50 photos goal. Still 7 photos waiting for approval, most... More
  • Six months in...

    by Llareggub | 7th of July, 2011

    Well I have been submitting here at DT for 6 months and thought I would write a blog about my experiences... My first image on line was a picture that I took last summer without any incling of submitting it for stock but t got me on the line and started my journey...... More

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