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  • Persistence pays off.. Happy to do something creative

    by Photozlaja | 20th of November, 2014

    I would like to greet all old and new members of this site. Photography is something that relaxes me, something that I love very much, and something that will bring me the financial benefits too. Still amuses me more the fact that I daily learn and improve my knowledge... More
  • ..my first picture!

    by Adrianacapuccio | 3rd of November, 2014

    Finally! I sold my first picture! I had already sold 8 illustrations and despite my happiness was not fully satisfied. The photo in question is one of my favorite shots ... And at this point, I think of being even a little jealous =P ..at a step out of my 50 approvals .... More
  • So well... let´s do microstock, what could possibly go wrong?

    by Konsti | 29th of October, 2014

    First things first: Hi. My Name is Konstantin (yep call me Konsti pls) and i´m 19 years old. So i did photography for a year now and wanted to go commercial since i started this thing.d i love it! I´m kinda addicted to upload and until the weekend, i think I´ll gonna get... More
  • New Girl On The Block

    by Jennyb99 | 15th of October, 2014

    I'm a Newbie on the block, only joined back in July and I'm really pleased to have had 84 images approved so far. Although no sales yet it still gives me pleasure to see each few days how 'viewings' sometimes shoot up...on some of my pictures...My range is pretty diverse... More
  • Newbie 5 months in Dreamsite and photography world

    by Pearlancer | 22nd of September, 2014

    Welcome. The camera I bought for the stock photography industry. I've never dealt with photography. So far I have 150 pictures and 5 sales. [previmg]0,299,180,292_44501107[/previmg] [previmg]0,400,74,224_43148290[/previmg] [previmg]0,400,116,266_44263085[/previmg]... More
  • EQUIPMENT FOR BEGINNERS in stock photography

    by Newnow | 1st of May, 2014

    Hello again everyone, As I promised in my first blog that I would next write something about equipment for newbies in stock photography, here I am. I have to say that I was very surprised how many people actually read my first blog and I am very happy that most of them... More
  • Be not afraid

    by Afrumgartz | 11th of December, 2013

    Uploading this image I was practically sure that it would be rejected - ISO was rather high, depth of field - rather small... But now it's online! Really cool. See Article
  • From 1 upload to 50 uploads

    by Nongxf | 7th of December, 2013

    I still remember my first upload is about the night scape of Hakodate. My first photo: Night scape of Hakodate Now I have 26 photo approved and 26 others are pending. I hope I am lucky to reach 50 soon! Pioneron See Article
  • Anxious!

    by CLCoker | 27th of November, 2013

    Hello out there! I'm new to Dreamstime, so far the experience has been fun, to my delight I can boast of 10 images online! There has even been some views, now I'm anxious for those sales to come rolling in! I hope to learn what buyers are most interested so I can be more... More
  • Waiting the light

    by Kuhlw | 22nd of November, 2013

    I am Fischer Wang from China. I like traveling and like visiting different place and different people in the world. Welcome to my blog, hope you like it ! See Article
  • Waiting for ... 300 uploads ...

    by Osmar01 | 17th of November, 2013

    Waiting for ... 300 uploads ... I want to thank my new friends and fellow travelers on Dreamstime. Thanks for the advice that I have yet to be implemented. ;-) very interesting! Good morning ... world! More
  • Promise to Self

    by Promicrostockraw | 25th of September, 2013

    Here is what was accepted as my first image. My story is still going on and I have promised myself to make it a successful venture in microstock markets. Well, I was a crappy writer before coming to microstock market. Give and take the bad times or good times, I was... More
  • I Hit the Magic Number My First $100.00

    by Sml | 30th of August, 2013

    Yikes, I did it, my first $100.00 and within 10 months and before the end of August, so I am ahead of my first goal. Thank you dreamstime and all of you wonderful buyers out there. I must admit it was a bit daunting when I started uploading last October and I would look... More
  • My first DT-experiences

    by Ivanderbiesen | 28th of August, 2013

    First sale, 50 accepted images, becoming exclusive, 100 accepted images, and now 200 accepted images. Little, but significant milestones for a newbie in stock photography. To honor the 200th accepted image I decided to do what I promised myself for the other newbie-milestones:... More
  • Check out my talented friend !

    by Matthiase | 22nd of August, 2013

    Have a look at my friend's images, he has just gotten in to the stock business, give him some support. He is a master of macro i think, I really enjoy to see what he's uploading. And I'm very excited yet to see he's first sale =). Mackan88 More
  • You always need to get a model release don't you ?

    by Davidwatmough | 7th of August, 2013

    I wish when I started here as a newbie that I understood the answer to this question. I didn't know for a long time about Editorial pictures. It certainly slowed me down trying to avoid getting people in my images. Clearly you cannot run after the Queen or Prime Minister... More
  • My silly grudge against DT

    by Robinstockphotos | 11th of July, 2013

    As a new contributor here, when I was in the first 50 uploads on DT, I was uploading stuff I should not have. I had always considered a beautiful red rose photo I had shot as my best ever shot. I uploaded among the very first uploads only to find it rejected. Guess the reason?... More
  • Newbie vs DT. 0-2

    by Delned | 7th of May, 2013

    Well, I just got a hard lesson from DT. I uploaded 10 photos within about two weeks and the first two who were moderated were rejected. Honestly, I had high expectations because I spent a lot of time making and edit these pictures. 0-1. "This image is over-processed/ overfiltered.... More
  • First $100 Cashout, 268 Images Online

    by Suyerry | 30th of April, 2013

    My story for other newbies like me. I started out wondering... Could I actually sell stock photos? What photos are considered stock? What photos should I submit? Can I really make some extra cash doing this online? I decided I would give it a try and just upload... More
  • For those about to stock - we salute you!

    by Daddiomanottawa | 24th of April, 2013

    I direct todays ranting to newbies. Not long time, experienced professional photographers new to Dreamstime itself or seeking additional income in microstock. Or microstockers already successful at other sites and new to Dreamstime. Or super-talented, successful current Dreamstime... More

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