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  • First days in Photoland

    by Tangie | 12th of July, 2007

    Equipped with fairly good knowledge of words, strong sense of humour, gripping onto reality, sometimes wandering through alternatives, chattering all the time, a habit she still can’t get rid of, Alice stumbled upon photography with genuine and untrained eyes. Never wanting... More
  • First sale!

    by Allisonterrence | 18th of September, 2014

    First of all thank you to dreamstime for all the help and feed back. Other stock photography web sights seem really hard to please and are not consistent with what they want to see in photographs. So my first photo to sell is of the American flag, which makes me realize... More
  • New to DT

    by Claudiobarreira | 9th of September, 2014

    Hello fellow DT users, I'm a photography enthusiast for a long time, always taking pictures for personal use and as a hobby. Recently I was introduced to the microstock world, which, of course, caught my attention. Why not try to make some extra money out of an hobby... More
  • First sales!

    by Joerijacobs | 6th of September, 2014

    A few days ago i was glad to see that two of my photos were sold for the first time on DT. They were both made with a mobile device. So i guess this is a good prove that mobile photos can sell as well here on DT.     The strange thing is that my first batch... More
  • My first blog - all criticism and advices are greatly appreciated

    by Pet548 | 4th of September, 2014

    I read the blog and I find there helpfull advices but I have never posted anything because I don't fell good with my English. I am new at photography. I wish to learn how to take beautiful pictures from you all and to try to improve mines. Any help or advice would be appreciated.... More
  • First Sale! - Quantity is not everything

    by Shiny247 | 28th of August, 2014

    My first sale -thank you! I did not expect to sell anything yet. This image has only had 26 views! My portfolio only has 6 images in it at the moment. So maybe you don't need loads of images to get a sale after all! I hope this will inspire all other newbies to not give... More
  • That First Sale...

    by Ginntinn | 15th of August, 2014

    When I was 17, in my first semester of college, I got my first check for something I had written, a whole $17 (coincidentally). It was an amazing feeling, something I've never forgotten, even though I've worked as a writer for some 20 years since. Selling my first photo... More
  • 100 Pictures, first illustration!

    by Cleymans | 14th of August, 2014

    Hey Photo-maniacs, Just to tell you that I'm very happy with my 100 pictures on-line and more to come... But I'm really pleased cause this is my first illustration I send and it was accepted yipee... Thank you Dreamstime: My first illustration on-line at Dreamstime:... More
  • Using collages - is it useful??

    by Amilevin | 13th of August, 2014

    Hi all, Now, as part of improving my photoshop skills I tried something new. I collected more than 10 photos I took on the same night and merged them into one as a collage. I took these photos in New York (actually New Jersey as I was on the other side of the Hudson :... More
  • Eastbourne pier -Another fire disaster

    by Newsfocus1 | 9th of August, 2014

    Back in October 2010 I posted here about the tragic fire that destroyed much of the historic Victorian pier here in Hastings. History has recently repeated itself with fire destroying a portion of the pier at Eastbourne -some 17 miles along the East Sussex coastline.... More
  • YES! My First Sale :)

    by Gretes | 5th of August, 2014

    Hello everybody! I am so HAPPY:) I had my first sale few days ago. It`s so motivating and fun. I learn something new about photo here every day. *** If you can give me some tips I appreciate it:) I hope you like the picture.     Have a great day! Big hug from... More
  • Water Falling First Video Sale

    by Celiaak | 22nd of July, 2014

    I was waiting for this to happen some time ago. I have just sold my first video file! It is water falling in a swimming pool. Sold after 7 months of uploading. Oh, I feel so happy! This is what dreamstime does! We feel happy about little things and achievements. Now I'... More
  • First Submissions

    by Feralbeagle | 11th of July, 2014

    I am very excited to see my first approved submissions in Dreamstime. The feedback is very helpful on those that were refused. I think you'll see my approval ratio rise from here on. There will be more coming soon. I have hundreds.   See Article
  • 100 images online

    by Nguyenhoangyen | 2nd of July, 2014

    Finally I reached first milestone: 100 images online. I'm not professional photographer, so I really worked hard to shoot as much as possible (about time, technique, …). Learning from huge Dreamstime's society makes me excited! In future, I hope that my portfolio would... More
  • My first stock photo sales

    by Piconstock | 1st of July, 2014

    This are my first stock photo sales and i'm happy :) Valladolid Streets Mexican lasso demonstration Thank you! See Article
  • Video Sales

    by Jackbluee | 27th of June, 2014

    I just got my first videos accepted. A little excited to announce. Do you get any video sales? Can you share your experience? These are my first video clips ever, don't know how they appear to you? Here are my pilot starters. More
  • Expect the unexpected

    by Glennmart | 22nd of June, 2014

    After doing a lot of research I decided that stock photography was going to be a way of keeping my photography interests afire and give me a reason to constantly be thinking about the world and how it can be captured. So after some advice from an accomplished stock photographer... More
  • First Stock Sale!!!

    by Blayzie | 20th of June, 2014

    I'm super excited to see I got my first micro stock sale today. Signed up and uploaded last April but only one out of 5 or 6 photos was approved. Some were focus issues and depth of field issues and others were trademarks being visible. I uploaded 3 photos a couple weeks... More
  • Rookie on Dreamstime. Finally!

    by Drew300 | 12th of June, 2014

    Hi shooters! Finally got my stock pictures accepted by Dreamstime! After a few rejections I finally did it. It's a great motivation to see your photos were accepted. I started shooting a few months ago. Bought old used Nikon D300 with Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4.5 plus I bought... More
  • First photo sold, part 2

    by Holybork | 7th of June, 2014

    So the wait is over and I now know which photo sold and I'm quite surprised. Not in a bad way though, of all photos I've uploaded so far, this one is a bit special. It's a photo from a beach on the island where I grew up. Our beach. I've spent so much time there, so many... More

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