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  • Hard work is starting to pay off

    by Mvogel | 26th of February, 2011

    The hard work that I have been putting in to increase my portfolio is finally starting to pay off. There is a definite upward trend in my stats, sales and revenue. This month has been another good month for me. Second best month in sales. There are still 3 days... More
  • Over 50%

    by Mvogel | 25th of February, 2011

    Last month I blogged that I was almost at a 50% acceptance ratio. Well I finally got back to 50%. Now I just need to keep it up there. See Article
  • January...so far 2011 is off to a great start!

    by Angelaostafichuk | 31st of January, 2011

    Although I've been on this site for awhile, I've moved much slower then I should when it comes to uploading due to numerous things. So for 2011, one of my new years resolutions was to get 300 up and 300 sold and so far so good. With 56 uploads this month and 33 sales it'... More
  • 500 images goal!

    by Leda_d | 24th of January, 2011

    Passed the goal of 500 images in portfolio!!! This is the group where there is the 500th, right for celebrate! Thank you Dreamstime :) Leda_d See Article
  • YEH! I HIT THE 324 UPLOAD MARK!

    by Groovychick69 | 20th of January, 2011

    YEH! I HIT THE 324 UPLOAD MARK! Yes, it did take a little longer than expected but I work full time as a Graphic Designer so my job is my first priority. My goal this year is to start creating more creative images. I'm so inspired by other people's conceptual work. You can... More
  • One a day...

    by Mvogel | 12th of January, 2011

    My New Year's resolution, besides losing weight, is to upload and get accepted at least 1 photo or vector each day of the year. Of course I will try for more if possible. I am a little behind as I want to have 365 images accepted this year and I only have 3 so far. I will... More
  • My first payout

    by Mvogel | 11th of January, 2011

    After a year I finally reached $100 so I can get my first payout. Here is the photo that put me over the top. Even though I have been at it a year it has not been a year of straight work. I was slow to start and basically took the last 4 months of the year off to get... More
  • Yeah! Milestone of 1.300 images finally reached

    by Fotodesignjegg | 11th of January, 2011

    Dear DT Photographers, It took more time than expected, but finally I have 1.300 images online. What is your portfolio size and what is your next milestone? More information about me and my stock history you can find here: Links edited by admin. All the... More
  • Reassessment of Goals: Why we do photography!

    by Visceralimage | 8th of January, 2011

    Last week, I wrote the blog article "It is the New year, time to set your Dreamstime Goals" in which I showed that mathematically I could increase my income to reach my goals by increasing my portfolio size by roughly 100 images a month. During the past week, I have worked... More
  • It is the New Year, time to set your Dreamstime Goals

    by Visceralimage | 6th of January, 2011

    Generally, around the New Year, most of us set new goals or adjustments to our life. I am a goal oriented person; I like to set goals for myself and then challenge myself to achieve these goals. I find that without goals, I am not as driven to achieve a certain level of... More
  • Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads.

    by Markandrewphotography | 27th of December, 2010

    It's that time between Christmas and New Year when people start to think about making their New Year resolutions, often focussed on dieting and/or stopping smoking. I'm no exception to making them myself, likewise breaking them! My New Year resolutions are going to... More
  • Thanks to all in 2010!

    by Angelaostafichuk | 15th of December, 2010

    Thank you to everyone who read my blogs and brought my photos this year! It means a lot to me! I had set a goal for selling 150 by the end of 2010 and was very surprised and pleased to have surpassed that! Although my goal of having 200 photos up by the end of the year... More
  • 8000 sales!

    by Bradcalkins | 29th of November, 2010

    Well, I was going to wait until 10,000 to do a blog, but it takes a while to get 10,000 sales :) Here is my sale #8,000 from today: It has been an interesting 2 and a half years here on Dreamstime. It is obviously my favorite site - I'm an exclusive contributor here.... More
  • Hurrey !!! Target Achieved.

    by Ziprashantzi | 28th of November, 2010

    Hello My DT Family, Its a great pleasure for me to share my happiness with you that today I have achieved my target for this month November (1) +800 images online (I promised to all of you along with myself in my last blog article). My first (digital screen... More
  • +700 images Online

    by Ziprashantzi | 5th of November, 2010

    Hello DT Family, Its a great pleasure for me to share my happiness with you that today I have completed successfully my target of +700 images. My first and last images of this upload batch are shown below . Now as I am becoming more and more passionate about stock photography,... More
  • My first TIFF sale and 3rd level 2

    by Mvogel | 4th of November, 2010

    I got my first TIFF sale today. I wish I could get 10-20 of those a day! This sale was also my 3rd level 2 image. Slow and steady. See Article
  • 13th October

    by Almotional | 13th of October, 2010

    Even if number 13th is not so good as we want to see, but for me is a lucky day. Today I've reached my first 100$ on DT. After 1 year and 2 weeks :) Thanks to all buyers and also to Dreamstime community. It was first goal but not last. From my side in future you'll see... More
  • Second level!

    by Kodols | 30th of September, 2010

    Yes, finally i made it! I have my first second level image! September has been my best month, because of many accepted images, getting exclusive, highest earnings and mountain of motivation. Thans DT for chance to improve myself. See Article
  • My first level 3

    by Mvogel | 27th of September, 2010

    I finally got a level 3 image today. I can not wait for level 4 status. See Article
  • Difference between expectation and reality

    by Gussmann | 21st of September, 2010

    Now I have reached my personal first goal in DT. More than 50 photos were accepted. Of the more than 120 photos reject, we want not to talk to them now. But the rate of accepted photos increases. This is most definitely the right way. What surprised me most, however, is... More

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