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  • So Busy, So Much Good News - Including my First W-EL!

    by Walleyelj | 22nd of April, 2009

    Between my day job, the holidays, my first two photo assignments and getting ready for our trip to Alaska next month, I haven't found time to post. The last time I posted I said my next goal was to hopefully sell $100 in a month. The end of Janaury I finally broke the... More
  • Since February 2008....

    by Marpit | 17th of April, 2009

    I am an amateur photographer and I like to taking pictures of places where I go. Finally after a year of DT I break through the wall of the 100 photos online. Unfortunately a lot of those are still discarded, but now, often I find myself taking pictures thinking to DT,... More
  • 600th Image Online....

    by Jaboardm | 15th of April, 2009

    Finally made this long awaited goal... My 600th Image is now online. I have pushed out the deadline a couple times over the past few months. Maybe I made to aggressive of a goal, then again maybe not and I just let life interfere. I don't expect to make the 1000 by this... More
  • My first level 2 image!!!!

    by Asklar | 12th of April, 2009

    With patience and perserverence i finally have a level 2 image!! I am so excited. This is the image>>>>>> See Article
  • 25th upload!!!!

    by Eclecticelegance | 6th of April, 2009

    I have finally reached my 25th upload!!!! The image is here: I really have to give partial credit to a couple of other blog authors for inspiring me to create this illustration. Starblue recently posted a blog called "What is your favorite book?" and Sukro wrote... More
  • Setting goals

    by Saniphoto | 6th of April, 2009

    In microstock goals setting is a vital part of the process. Goals channels your energy in a clear direction. With goals you have somewhere to go. Realistic goals examples can be: - monthly upload of an X number of images - weekly shooting of a number of X photos -... More
  • 1500 photos !!!

    by Ongchangwei | 30th of March, 2009

    I be a DT member 18 months already, successfully upload 1500 photos. And successfully sales 916 photos. Which photo want to upload later, i am not any idea already. Landscape and architecture i take too many already. So may be next time is editorial image. Whatever,... More
  • 100 pictures uploaded.

    by Countrymama | 25th of March, 2009

    Woohoo! I've reached the 100 pictures uploaded mark! What a cool gift to find when logging in. Guess the sky's the limit... Winter's over. Here's looking forward to the dog days of summer.... More
  • My first 1500th sale!!!

    by Aprescindere | 16th of March, 2009

    Yesterday, March 15,I have already had the 1500th sale. I have spent only a year reaching this goal. I am very grateful to all buyers and DT team. Thanks Aprescindere This is my 1000th photo sold See Article
  • My first little goal with Dreamstime

    by Aitan75 | 7th of March, 2009

    Oh yes it's all true...I achieved the 10 sales with these last two sales: (first sale) (second sale) Oh I know that this isn't a great success but I started uploading on September 2008 and I upload very very slowly because of my job (too job, too stress :):):... More
  • 400th Down load

    by Jaboardm | 4th of March, 2009

    400th download... Yet another milestone reached just under 1 year after joining DT. Some may not think much of this, but I have learned lots on the art of Micro Stock in this year. Even with 400 dl's, I still haven't had the pleasure of seeing one of my shots in use.... More
  • 500th Uploaded image...

    by Jaboardm | 4th of March, 2009

    Another milestone for me, my 500th upload... It has ben a long road taking just under 1 year. I have slowed down a little over the past few months, but as lacrosse season starts back up my uploads are picking up again. I am setting a personal goal to reach 1000 by September,... More
  • 150th Image

    by Aughty | 28th of February, 2009

    My 150th image accepted. Cool. I was close to the goal I had set for this month. Working on the next 150 images for March. Slowly but surely I will get there. See Article
  • 100 uploads... at last

    by Ampyang | 26th of February, 2009

    It was started back on October 2008. After many readings about this weird "microstock" things on many blogs, I decided to give it a shot and applied as a contributor here at DT. I did know that I loved photography but I surely didn't know how this thing works. What I surely... More
  • 400 Images on DT

    by Litifeta | 25th of February, 2009

    Wow!. February 2009 looked pretty dismal personally, but professionally it has allowed me to celebrate 2 huge milestones here. First, I broke the 2,000 sales barrier, and now I have 400 images online. It is really exciting to set goals and see them come to reality.... More
  • 100 Images Online!

    by Asklar | 9th of February, 2009

    What an accomplishment for me! I am an ametuer photographer who has been on Dreamstime for 5 months now. I had my fair share of rejections and recently surpassed 100 images online! THis is the one that put me over. And it isn't even one of my favorite shots so i have included... More
  • Username Significance

    by Eclecticelegance | 20th of January, 2009

    Does your username on Dreamstime have a special meaning or significance to you? Mine does. I guess you could say "eclecticelegance" is my motto or goal in photography. I want to be eclectic - to have a diverse, varied portfolio, and I want all my photos to have a... More
  • Goals for 09

    by Moonb007 | 14th of January, 2009

    2008 was a great year for me here at DT and I plan on being a lot more aggressive with my portfolio in 2009. Here are a list of my goals I plan on achieving, what are yours? - increase my portfolios to 500 for DT - get two atlest two payouts with DT (just got my first... More
  • My first image at level 2

    by Mollysauro | 5th of January, 2009

    My first level 2 image. Hoping the new year brings me many more. See Article

    by Asklar | 4th of January, 2009

    So I have been on Dreamstime for 5 months now and here are my stats 75 pics online, 32 pending, and finally today I had my 20th sale. Thanks to the buyers. Hopefully I can step it up in the next 5 months. But I think it is pretty good for a amateur photographer. I have learned... More

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