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Secrets of Microstock SuperStars
posted by ellenboughn - 5th of november, 2008
While in New York City last week for PhotoPlus Expo and the PACA (Picture Archive Council of America) International Conference, I attended a panel comprised of ‘Microstock SuperStars” moderated by PDN’s Daryl Lang. I heard some... More...
Over 1000$
posted by streager - 14th of march, 2014
Today I have rich my first 1000$. After 2 months of calm, in the last week, sales increased again, and exceeding the magical limit of 1000 dollars. :-) Best regards from Slovenija
Losing my motivation
posted by augustinasg - 10th of february, 2014
Yes I am losing my motivation because sales number is increasing so slowy a lot of images has been refused and now I am thinking - am I so unsuccessful?
Tips for my Friends
posted by davinciphotos - 13th of january, 2014
Welcome to Dreamstime. A strange world where you could earn money for the photos that you take. You may be asking yourself, "What is a commercial image and how do I get a submitted file approved through Dreamstime?"... More...
Without Ideas for photos?
posted by maxsp - 7th of january, 2014
LONG STORY SHORT! Okay, you have a camera, you want to make photos but you don't know what to photograph. Let's solve it now! First of all, it's not your fault and it's not because you are not creative, but because you still don'... More...
Just Beginning at Dreasmtime
posted by kingtrac - 30th of december, 2013
I'm just starting out at Dreamstime and it is my first microstock experience. I have nine images that have been accepted so far! I have been analyzing the images that have been accepted and rejected and I think it has already had... More...
How Do Beginners - Like me - Get Models?
posted by edosaodaro - 9th of october, 2013
Hi Guys! I decided to write this as I imagine I am not the only one to ever have had this dilemma. A lot of people have great shooting ideas but just don't know how to approach the tricky subject - of models and, of course, associated... More...
MR each time while shooting..?
posted by vennys - 29th of september, 2013
As I noticed, there is only 1 MR needed here (for 1 model). When you shoot more times (different days) with the same model, do you sign every time MR? Or may I use same form for the whole year (specific) year..? (only once signed at... More...
At Last My First Sale!
posted by cheese365 - 6th of september, 2013
A very BIG THANKYOU to the person who bought this image - my first sale!!!! I was very suprised to get a sale so soon during my first calendar month! From what I've seen so far on Dreamstime whilst browsing the categories the... More...
Model Releases
posted by jormonago - 21st of august, 2013
I have many shots in my personal portfolio that I have not been able to use here mainly because of people reluctant to sign model releases. Due to this I've started taking self portraits and I'm having a lot of fun with it :) Much... More...
MY FIRST BATCH OF EDITORIAL IMAGES RELEASED
posted by harshvardhan - 15th of july, 2013
Hey everybody out there and specially newbie like me who have just started out and feel confused what to upload and what not. Few months ago I visited to a cultural festival at Surajkund Faridabad Haryana in India. I shot lots of artists... More...
Exclusivity
posted by baspentrubas - 10th of july, 2013
Hi there DT comunity. This is my first post on blog. I wanna tell you that i decided to go exclusive here on DT. I hope i made the right move . i was very surprised that DT paid me the upload bonu(0.20/image) retroactive, for all... More...
Model release, each shooting new release?
posted by vennys - 2nd of july, 2013
Can anyone help please? If I shoot with one model for example twice a week (MO, FR) do I need for each day extra release - sheet? Is there any way, how to use one for a month cooperation for example? Thanks for answer! Vašek... More...
Model release general-purpose?
posted by vennys - 26th of march, 2013
Is there some general purpose model release form, which I can use somewhere else except for DT? Thank you in advance for answers. Vašek
Do editorial photos sell? And at what ratio to commercial?
posted by babar760 - 19th of december, 2012
I have about 1200 photos on line at DT and practically all are for advertisement. But when I click on contributors portfolios, I see many editorial images. I just got back from a trip to France. Do any images of say, a prespective shot... More...
Finally 1000!
posted by angelaravaioli - 5th of december, 2012
After 4 years that I've been with DT I reached 1000 share photos online, all this with a bit of trouble by dedicating ourselves just a little of my spare time, always trying to figure out what types of waste is better picture send,... More...
How to promote our portfolio to increase sale?
posted by henrymm - 5th of december, 2012
Dear friends, Happy Christmas to you all (in advance :D) I have a silly question and hope you don't mind. Is there any media (like face book, twitter or blog) to promote ours portfolio ourselves to increase the sale? Will it... More...
Three ways to find real people that will model for you
posted by chanevy - 29th of october, 2012
Do you want to shoot stock shots of people? Can you afford to pay a model? Me neither! So I decided to try to think of ways to get people to model for free without relying too much on friends and family Here are some ideas I had.... More...
How to increase acceptance ratio of submitted images
posted 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... More...
Another milestone...
posted by gennaro86 - 27th of august, 2012
Finally, one of my images has reached level 4: 10 download!!! I know that the higher level of the image will result in a decrease of the download but the satisfaction is really great ... To date, 153 people have used my photos in... More...
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