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  • Happy Holidays

    by Artalis | 23rd of December, 2011

    Happy holidays and best wishes for Christmas and the new year to all. So I had no. 4 approved today, yeah, since I started uploading 3 wks ago. I'm hoping for a new(ish) camera in 2012 as my current one is quite ancient and limited. See Article
  • Wk 2 yeah, and a third image accepted

    by Artalis | 20th of December, 2011

    I am so encouraged after Dreamstime has accepted my third image, since I started 2 wks ago. So some hard work does pays off afterall, Thanks Dreamstime, I hope to get better as I do more :-) Merry Christmas to everyone here! -artalis See Article
  • Newbie Uploads

    by Artalis | 13th of December, 2011

    Thanks for your patience Dreamstime. After three years using dreamstime stock for design purposes I finally decided to have a go and upload some of my own. Had 2 accepted this week,yeah! Thanks again.... See Article
  • first image on level 2!!

    by Photosdl | 10th of November, 2011

    this image on level 2!! I'm very proud because I finally have one image going on level 2!! Of course for some of you it's not a big deal but as I'm new on photostock I feel really good with it! Thanks!! http://www.dreamstime.com/a-face-a-story-colldet17047... More
  • Is steak tax deducatible? :-)

    by Ejkrouse | 26th of October, 2011

    What sort of materials does everyone declare on their taxes? Ink, paper, etc are all fine, but what about the items you shoot? See Article
  • Hello and new work uploaded

    by Markspowart | 19th of October, 2011

    Hi there... my name is Mark Spowart, I am a photojournalist working in Ontario Canada. I am fairly new to the stock photography industry and a majority of my images will be editorial based. Outside of the typical journalism topics of news, sports, entertainment I enjoy... More
  • Gonna make a serious effort..

    by Honkamaa | 16th of July, 2011

    Not new here since I joined over a year ago to try to sell some of my photos. Got 10 photos accepted and over the first year I also had 10 sells but it was not an serious effort from me since I didnt regulary upload new images. Now I will change that. :) I recently uploaded... More
  • Three Months, Two hundred pictures online!

    by Digikhmer | 21st of June, 2011

    Yeah! Since I gave myself another chance to get-in into the micro-stock, there is three month ago; I can say : - Duration : 3 months - Number of pictures : 200 pictures online - Photographer : so-called photographer by DT (as exclusive contributor) - Sales : 19 sales... More
  • New Contributor

    by Tammyfullum | 7th of June, 2011

    I am a newer contributor on Dreamstime and wish to Thank the Team here I am really liking the site and feel really excited about uploading more of my work here ! I have been a contributor for ********/******** for a number of years and am now excited about opportunities with... More
  • I am coming...

    by Wxmh | 26th of April, 2011

    I am coming... I am a photography amateur, is married and has a six year-old pretty daughter. She is my all, every week I take lots of pictures for her. She is a strange little elf, bring me joy and motivation. I always upload photos and share with you. Thank you ~ ~ More
  • Pictures' review/inspection ...

    by Digikhmer | 18th of April, 2011

    It is really hard to have pictures approved. So far there is only four among about 20 pictures submitted. My approved pictures are the pictures that I captured during my holidays and it haven't been captured to be published anywhere. Browsing the database pictures of DT,... More
  • New member of the newbies on DT - Presentation

    by Digikhmer | 16th of April, 2011

    As the above title mentioned, I a new member of Dreamstime photos stock but my passion for the photography is not. I started since very young with an analogue camera; an Olympus M5 (as long as I remember) with my pocket, had earned moneys. I have a regular job in an international... More
  • 28 photos and $10.00 later.

    by Snookless | 5th of April, 2011

    So I am still "kinda" new and now have only 28 photos online and have made just over $10.00 so far. I really enjoy this even though I have limited time to work on it but I feel like DT is one of the best if not the Best Stock agency. I have 1 2nd level photo............ More
  • Low A.R. forgiveness...(but only once!)

    by Vilaimages | 26th of February, 2011

    Hello there, having started a short while ago uploading, I had to go through the initial common mistakes newbies make. My A.R. at the beginning was very low (17.2 %). Now, less than three months later, I got the hang of it and improved a lot to close to 70%. Why not give... More
  • Hello everyone

    by Juergen2008 | 24th of November, 2010

    Hello everyone, I'm from Germany and would like to work harder together with Dreamstime. I appreciate all comments See Article
  • First Downloads

    by Martinisaac | 23rd of August, 2010

    Woohoo... first couple of downloads. Hopefully the start of many more: See Article
  • Greetings from Puerto Rico

    by Cupeles | 14th of July, 2010

    I recently started this journey in photography and microstock which I'm really glad I did. I have little photos still since Photography is still part-time in my life but I do hope to improve my skills and knowledge in the subject as I go on. Here are some of my pics and... More
  • Just Joined

    by Theblackrhino | 7th of July, 2010

    Glad to be on board. Hoping this journey leads to lots of happy customers that find my images useful. See Article
  • Welcome!:)

    by Kaththea | 21st of June, 2010

    A year ago one of the contributors of DT, a great person and a great photographer and designer, Richard Hoffkins (Macdaddy) did a generous thing: he bought pictures from 15 newbies, and I was lucky to be one of them. He then posted a blog article (15 Lucky Newcomers To... More
  • First Image uploaded

    by Emmahildreth0612 | 17th of May, 2010

    Woohoo.....I have successfully uploaded my first image (duck.jpg) after 3 days. I'm overjoyed and can't wait for the other files to jump into the unfinished box so that I can get tagging. If anyone has any advice on what image works best then please get in touch....I'm up... More

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