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  • My First Sale !!

    by Theclarkester | 1st of October, 2009

    I am very pleased to announce my FIRST sale on DT ! I have been on the site now for 2 months and have 52 images in my collections.... Hopefully October will be my month to sell, sell, sell Thank you to the buyer :-) See Article
  • Thrilled!

    by Jeniicorv8 | 23rd of September, 2009

    I have been reading your blogs here almost daily. Not only do I learn from them but also I found them inspiring. I am very new here and do not have a lot of experience in ‘real’ photography. I joined for the main intention of having my work critiqued by a neutral party,... More
  • How many pictures for the first 1k?

    by Cipriansalceanu | 17th of September, 2009

    Hello, I've just started to upload stock photos in this platform, this is one my first photos: I was wondering what should be the frequency of uploads and in how much time could one make the first 1k? Thank you, Ciprian Salceanu See Article
  • Sharing a newbie's experiences

    by St0gas | 8th of September, 2009

    Hello everyone, As a newbie, I would like share some experience with people which plan to start sale photos on microstocks. I am sure that you will read some thoughts about microstocks that you already know, and seen somewhere else over internet. If so, it just mean that... More
  • I am Newbie and unexperience :)

    by Piyato | 20th of August, 2009

    Hi I'm Thai in Chiangmai City I'm poor English but I try to share my images although my images are not beautiful in my city , it's very very beautiful and be full of tradition I has 1 blog is (Thai language) I hope you will know about... More
  • Being DT

    by Rockywaters | 10th of July, 2009

    I have been a member now for about 5 months. Its been fun... I still have no idea what DT wants in terms of stock and what they will reject. I have submitted pictures that I was certain would be of great interest, only to be rejected and have also had the reverse happen also.... More
  • Some help on keywords

    by Charlydamart | 7th of July, 2009

    Obviously keywords are fundamental for sale an image. Some time newbies (like me at the beginning) don’t take enough care on keywords selection. I think it is normal because easily a newbie doesn’t know exactly how stock works. I’m in DT from October 2008, and I... More
  • i am new in DT

    by Orangee | 25th of June, 2009

    hai. i am new in dt with 63 illustrator files comment me please. is this images are selling quality works See Article
  • My first 50 photos at Dreamstime

    by Kaththea | 18th of June, 2009

    Thanks to Dreamstime for taking my 5 new pictures today, as I’ve reached my (I think) first milestone at DT – I’ve got 50 photos online!!! I feel quite exited about this, almost like when I sold my first photo, as from this day I’m really a part of this community.... More
  • How many need more sales?

    by Brightspark567 | 22nd of May, 2009

    I have now realized that views mean nothing! My portfolio so far has received a decent number of views with this image having the most views and one sale: I hear that lots of views means good keywording, but no sales means images are of the required standard? Does this... More
  • hi all

    by Kumabear | 12th of May, 2009

    I am new to the community of stock photography, my line of business is canvas printing, for which I have started up a company in Osaka Japan, specializing in quality canvas prints of Japan and Australia. Till now, my prime motivation when out on photo shoots was of course... More
  • Greetings

    by Musickscapes | 5th of May, 2009

    I would like to introduce myself to the community. I am a professional artist whom has expanded her resume to include photography. Watching me grow and improve, my mentor John DeBorg, suggested that I give this a try. I have improved over that last six months and... More
  • Two more approved

    by Karensuki | 15th of April, 2009

    I tried a different and theme this time... So my count is 3 uploads, 19 refused, and 1 sale... I am still being upbeat and trying different things to see what DT is looking for. I am feeling rather warm and fuzzy so maybe I'll do something cute... More
  • First Time

    by Alvinku | 14th of April, 2009

    This is the first time for me to creat the account and try to sell my photo in dreamstime. I am really supprise that taking photo not only fulfill my interest, but also can earn some money. I still remember when i first time upload my batch of photos, only got 2 pics approved... More
  • Finally, I got approved...

    by Karensuki | 10th of April, 2009

    I am so happy today. I checked my illustration submission and found that finally I have done it right. I am approved... I'm a newbie to selling stock so getting it right has been a pain. I started with photos, but I was out of focus mainly because I wasn't using a tripod.... More
  • 300 & Three Hundred - Two Milestones

    by Thayyilani | 21st of March, 2009

    Hurraaaai!!! This month March I achieved two millstones. 300 images online and 300 sales. Both came together. I joined November 8, 2006 but I got my first sale after 6 months from date of joining, ( that time I had only 4 images online). I took it seriously when I got... More
  • Value of Keywording

    by Sgcallaway1994 | 8th of March, 2009

    Keywording may be the bain of Microstock photography. Photographers enjoy taking the pictures, uploading to sites may be lengthy, however using FTP can help expedite the process, but keywording is just brain taxing hardwork! The intent of this article, though, is to show,... More
  • one year

    by Dmccale | 7th of March, 2009

    I have been with DT one year now!At first I must say I was discouraged.I had a lot of rejects and still do.But determination and creativity paid off.So for you newbies keep trying and you will start to see the sales,I am forever grateful to the ones who helped me out,Good... More
  • yeah first payout

    by Dmccale | 4th of March, 2009

    Yeah I did it my first $100.00.Thanks so much Dreamstime.I love you. In addition, to all of you newbie’s keep uploading. It will pay off soon. dmccale See Article
  • Hi everybody

    by Subditouno | 26th of February, 2009

    Mi name's Yariv and i want to take many advantage of being on this site subscribed. Well, I don't have a camera yet, but I will to buy one soon. Lately, lomography has been a personal interest expecting to be me into its mood. :) Greetings from Bogotá. More

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