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  • 10 encouraging tips for newcomers in stock photography

    by Newnow | 25th of April, 2014

    Hello everyone, This is my first blog and first post ever published anywhere on internet and it's just because I think I have some great tips for all new stock photographers such as myself. First of all, I would like to say few things about myself because later you'll... More
  • One sell gives me much encouragement

    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 me. so i upload some more pictures... More
  • First $100

    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 This one is the biggest sale ($5.19)... More
  • My first 100th images

    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 "See more articles and blog from DT" then... More
  • 100 images online today!!!...

    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 on this site. To be precise, I uploaded... More
  • My first attempt

    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

    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 my mother recommended Dreamstime, saying... More
  • ANOTHER MILESTONE!!!!

    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 photographers and illustrators... More
  • Interviewed by Breakfast Stock Club

    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 this one to learn more about stock... More
  • A word of encouragement

    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 do actively take part in most of the... More
  • The Two Toads

    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 sun is out and the temperatures soar, but... More
  • Today approved the three photos

    by Jianbinglee | 18th of May, 2010

    Today approved the three photos, this is the first registration after DT. See Article
  • Reached $2000 Today!!!

    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 been very encouraging for me so I'm writing... More
  • Not sure how it works but it sure makes me happy!

    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 for promoting our photos in such creative... More
  • The “why not” factor

    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 not the epitome of a great example... More
  • How do you encourage your referals to upload more?

    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 to upload more. What i do personaly- i download... More
  • First milestone reached

    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 and friends. To all those who have made... More
  • Finally reached 1000 downloads

    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 to feel my way around the world of... More
  • shout out for my friend

    by Denisebeverly | 6th of July, 2008

    Taking the time for a shout out to my friend Photojay we followed him as he went to Iraq and waited to hear he had come home safely - thank the Lord, he did! now you have begun to see his amazing editorial shots at the time i am writing this, at 6:14 a.m.... More
  • camera and i have a strange fate

    by Limcheng-en | 31st of March, 2008

    camera and i have a strange fate, when i in college, i bought a minotal x700, it were stolen after 3 years when i work in other state. then after 2 years i bought a canon eos 500n, it were stolen after 2 years when i was reading in a library, 2 years later, i bought a canon... More

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