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  • Clip art on Astronomy and PhotoShop plugins

    by Igordabari | 24th of January, 2012

    In my portfolio there are 40 or 50 images that represent clip art on astronomy themes. Like these ones: ================================================================================================= They are sold more or less succesfully and so, recently... More
  • Milestone - 50 Images Online

    by Ntrifunovic | 24th of January, 2012

    I've just reached 50 images online with this image: Since I joined DT few months ago I had only 7 sales, I'm hoping to see increase in my sales as my portfolio gets bigger... :) My images that had sales: Few newest... More
  • Biggest sale so far

    by M4rio1979 | 20th of January, 2012

    I sold my editorial image today for 4.20$ or 7 credits, and this is my biggest sale so far. I'm very pleased with this, and this is my second editorial image sold. Last one was also editorial sale, but with subscription, so only for 0.42$. This is very encouraging for me... More
  • I recently bought some equipment

    by Birksphotography | 19th of January, 2012

    Yeah, it might be a little late for Christmas but new stuff is always a present. For many years, I've done my photography with an on camera flash, kit lens 18-55 mm, and for most of the time available light. Now that I'm shooting commercial images rather than artistic... More
  • 1000 images

    by BCritchley | 18th of January, 2012

    Joining DT in 2009 and getting all/most my first submissions rejected caused me to give up on stock and subsequently left for over a year. Mid 2010 I thought I would have another crack at it and was pleasantly surprised by getting a few on here, not just by luck but by spending... More
  • New milestone and an assignment acceptance

    by Gbfoto | 17th of January, 2012

    Hi Everyone, I have now passed the 200 images on-line at last. It took me longer than expected because of other commitments but now I hope things are calmer in life and I can get to 500 images quite soon! I also tried this months assignment and had my images accepted:... More
  • Why I Hate Stock Photography For Web Design

    by Kringstad | 13th of January, 2012

    I came across this video the other day and I thought I would share it here for some inspiration. Why I Hate Stock Photography For Web Design This is not my video. All rights belong to Michael Locke. I am posting this video as inspiration for all photographers on DT.... More
  • 4000 Images

    by Afagundes | 2nd of January, 2012

    Its unbelievable, but time passed by (its been almost 6 years here at DT now), I never stopped believing and uploading The first pay check I received in 8 months! But slowly, they got faster and faster,... And I got completely... More
  • Fast sales from new photos!

    by Gbfoto | 29th of December, 2011

    It is the festive season! I got two sales on two new photos within a couple of days being accepted... if only this happened with all photos! ;O) Here are the photos and they were purchased on the 2nd and 5th views! A big thanks to all the buyers out there! More
  • Finally 100 images online...

    by M4rio1979 | 28th of December, 2011

    Here is my first 100 images finally online. My second goal was to bring my acceptance ratio above 50%. Since I have joined DT, my acceptance was about 33% in July, then 39% in August, 51% in September, 52% in October, up to 76% in November and 71% in December by monthly... More
  • Tip - One Key to Success is Diversification

    by Peanutroaster | 19th of December, 2011

    "Don't put all of your eggs in one basket" is an old saying that rings true with micro stock photography. At least in my limited experience. Basically there are two schools of thought when it comes to your portfolio: One is that you should concentrate on what you like... More
  • From now on I am EXCLUSIVE on Dreamstime...thanks DT!!!

    by M4rio1979 | 14th of December, 2011

    Just a few minute ago, I recieved an e-mail from DT where my exclusivity request is accepted. I'm really proud to be exclusive with this amazing and great community. It is very nice to see a bonus for all my uploaded images. Why did I go Exclusive with Dreamstime?... More
  • 200 online

    by Klicaqui | 13th of December, 2011

    It has been a strugle to learn about stock photography but specialy hard to be able to take the time for stock photography :(. Today I broke the 200 images online mark :) Its a small number but I'm working hard to make it bigger This is the batch of images responsible... More
  • what does it take?!

    by Imaengine | 9th of December, 2011

    What does it take to have the honor of having your image on the front page, the home page of DT, of being the featured contributor? I thought that as a contributor, you'd have to reach some kind of level of excellence "experience" wise and to achieve some milestones regarding... More
  • Change Up!

    by Llareggub | 9th of December, 2011

    It seems as though I have spent almost all of 2011 trying to take solid commercial images for stock agencies and have had a whale of a time and learnt a great deal. Having said that over recent weeks my pot of ideas has dried up and my motivation has started to dip a little... More
  • Realistic medical images

    by Cristalloid | 1st of December, 2011

    Hi folks! I just browsed the DT database for medical and healthcare associated images. I found that there are two kinds of images: first the hyper-perfect kind of studio-made images and second, realistic images made in an real setting. Some examples for both kinds... More
  • 2 years with DT

    by Igordabari | 30th of November, 2011

    Today my second year with DT is over. It is a good time to have a look back to see what has been done for this second year. So, I have 431 images online +42 which I disabled or donated to free section. It makes 473 approved images against 216 exactly a year ago. Honestly,... More
  • 400 Sales achievement !!!

    by TMarchev | 30th of November, 2011

    Today, sales reached 400! I want to thank to Dreamstime and everyone who liked my stuff, who purchased my images. Thank you! ;-} See Article
  • 500 photos in portfolio online !!!

    by Pbukal | 16th of November, 2011

    Small millenium I've reached 500 images in my portfolio and I hope the sales will increase. :D Best selling image See Article
  • Another DT Milestone!

    by Leesniderphotoimages | 14th of November, 2011

    Effective 15 November I now have 3,000 online images at DREAMSTIME - suffice it to say, this is a very fulfilling and satisfying moment for me. It's taken 2 1/2 years to achieve this goal and at last it's a fact; now on to the 4,000th image!!! See Article

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