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One sell gives me much encouragement
posted by zyyillusion - 6th of april, 2013
After uploaded some pictures last year, i seldom came here because i found there is a long distance between my pictures and others. But last week, i logined the dreamstime, i found i sold out one picture, it is real encouragement to... More...
First $100
posted by tidusx - 25th of january, 2013
I am very excited to say that i have earned my first hundred today with 38 downloads. I will try my very best to earn the second :P , cheers Thank you for the buyer who downloading my work :) This is my first hundred one:P... More...
My first 100th images
posted by tidusx - 19th of july, 2012
Hello Everyone, I am very happy with that 100+8 images are online. i think it isn't easy to achieve that, because i was rejected so many time before and i was demotivated for a period of time, but i believe "Keep uploading" and... More...
100 images online today!!!...
posted by baldas1950 - 18th of november, 2011
As I have now reached the milestone of 100 images online, I want to tell you my story with Dreamtimes. Long time ago, in December 2007, being intrigued by the possibility to sell images online, I decided to submit a series of photos... More...
My first attempt
posted by tidusx - 26th of august, 2011
It is my first time to upload images to dreamstime.com. I must try my best to provide high quality photo as soon as i can. Hope that i can sell my first image. Thank you for your support ^^ My latest upload More...
A welcoming community
posted by erinpackardphotography - 24th of august, 2011
I have never really given the idea of stock photography much thought, but over the years I've amassed a huge collection of photographs and finally decided to give stock a shot. I first looked at a few other stock photo sites before... More...
Good Things Come To Those Who Wait (and Keep Uploading)
posted by edayrit100 - 11th of august, 2011
Have you been waiting forever for that first ever download? Or perhaps you've been stuck with download number 10 or even 100. Maybe some of your photos just haven't been downloaded at all. Do you feel like throwing in the towel?... More...
posted by leesniderphotoimages - 23rd of july, 2011
Well, what do you know, today I've reached another milestone with DT - my sales have finally surpassed $1,000. Amazing how many .35 cent sales can add up - hahahaha. Seriously, I hope this serves as encouragement to all DT contributing... More...
Interviewed by Breakfast Stock Club
posted by wordplanet - 31st of january, 2011
I've been submitting stock photos for a while now but didn't really start adding to my portfolio until late last year, and once I began submitting regularly I saw a big jump in sales. I've found it helpful to join a few forums including... More...
A word of encouragement
posted by joezachs - 8th of october, 2010
Recently one of our DT members asked me “out of curiosity: why are you so active in the forum but have a small portfolio. . . . . .” A good question. Georges' observation is very true. I have been on DT for 6 months and... More...
First two months on Dreamstime
posted by omine77 - 24th of august, 2010
There are about two months now hangs on that TD. There are still a few photos I managed to publish, both for reasons of time, which for lack professionalism. But I must say that the time is always exciting where I connect, there... More...
The Two Toads
posted by karenkh - 27th of july, 2010
This is a copy of a post I recently added to my blog at wordpress. Two of the toad photos were just accepted at DT and I wanted to share. Have a great day! I have had some visitors in my yard lately. They hide away when the... More...
Today approved the three photos
posted by jianbinglee - 18th of may, 2010
Today approved the three photos, this is the first registration after DT.
Yippee !!
posted by jdazuelos - 19th of march, 2010
My Goal is reached thanks to the new upload policy : 100 pictures online !!! So what now ? I guess, I'll shoot for the 100$ I'm already a 57.92 !! thanks DT
Reached $2000 Today!!!
posted by retina2020 - 24th of february, 2010
I thought this day will never come but finally today I've reached $2000 and I'm so happy. I've been a member at Dreamstime since October 29, 2007 and have seen many blogs of members reaching this milestone. These blogs have always... More...
Not sure how it works but it sure makes me happy!
posted by rosedarc - 25th of november, 2009
Loading the home page of DT today, I had the immense pleasure to see one of my latest uploads there, right on the front page as Editor's choice! Not sure how it all works but what a nice surprise :-) I'm really grateful to DT... More...
The “why not” factor
posted by shadow69 - 28th of july, 2009
It is amazing how many great things can happen when someone just says “Why not?”. Well, sometimes anyway… Standing on the top of a 48 story building and saying “Why not?” when someone suggests jumping off the roof is probably... More...
How do you encourage your referals to upload more?
posted by robisklp - 15th of june, 2009
I have my own blog about microstock business with some referal links. People that are new at microstock will soon forget to upload photos, if they dont get any downloads. You know all that with first sales comes great encouragement... More...
First milestone reached
posted by digitalreflections - 26th of may, 2009
Today I reached my first 50 files approved on what I consider to be the best stock site on the web. The people here have been a great help to this rooky photographer. Of course I also had much encouragement along the way from family... More...
Finally reached 1000 downloads
posted by pureradiancejennifer - 17th of november, 2008
I have been with Dreamstime for just over 2 years now. Each month I see my numbers growing when it comes to the number of downloads I receive. Today I have reached a milestone of receiving a total of 1000 downloads. I am still trying... More...
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