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  • Hang In There!

    by Cmarshall717 | 3rd of December, 2008

    To all you newbies out there, or those of you wondering if you will ever reach your first payout, hang in there. I first started uploading to Dreamstime in September of 2007. So, you looked at my profile and said to yourself, "Hmmmm, she only has 90 uploads in over a year.... More
  • Santa Claus came earlier to me :)

    by Littledesire | 26th of November, 2008

    Yes, yes, yes ... I'm jumping high to the sky!!!!! I have my Christmas gift earlier! I can't belive it! I have huuuuge upgrade to my camera! It's Nikon D60 with Nikkor 18-55 and 55-200 lenses. Maybe it's not big dial for most of you ... but if you know what I was using till... More
  • Introducing - Marios Tziortzis

    by Yashou | 16th of November, 2008

    Marios is a great artist! - with his camera and computing skills He started his day at costas with a glass of frappe While he was timeless at Greenwich Mean Time Line There was nothing to stop him to admire the 45 degree line he had just captured; while... More
  • 6 months, tips for newbies

    by Bradcalkins | 28th of October, 2008

    Well, I've passed the 6 month mark on DT and have to say that I am very pleased with how things have gone. I started out my first month with a single sale which encouraged me to keep uploading. Other sales have followed and ultimately led me to terminate other sites I... More
  • yipee!

    by Karenkh | 23rd of October, 2008

    Ok, so it's only a small yipee but I was excited today when I had a few more photos accepted. I'm up to 14 already and just got started! Thanks to everyone who has offered advice, keep it coming I still have much to learn. See Article
  • I am greatly exicted

    by Hylai1985 | 14th of October, 2008

    After 10days waiting ,my picture is online now ! It is warmly encourage to me... This is my first blog in english,my english is not very well,so,if i make something wrong , tell me plese ,i think my english will have great advances. I like shoot ... This is my... More
  • First Uploads

    by Batupahatkia | 7th of October, 2008

    Hi All! I'm a beginner to this site and i'm proud to present my first few, carefully selected, uploads. I've been going through my collection, not a very big collection, and selecting photos to put up on the site. I narrowed it down to 10, but only 5 got approved..... More
  • First Download Comes!

    by Milliardideas | 4th of August, 2008

    Well,after i joined DT a month,my first download comes. It's from this image Of course, it my first earning in Micro Stock Photo. And will encourage my also. Last,Welcom to Beijing and enjoy Olympic Games! See Article
  • A few photoshop and photography tips for newbies and beginners

    by Titania1980 | 3rd of August, 2008

    Hi! This is my first article! sorry for my English, I'm non English speaker! well I'd like to share some of the I've learned those years about photography and photoshop. Hope you find it useful! Isolation: The best method is to use the pen tool. You can find a lot of... More
  • Hi there!

    by Sparkmom | 28th of July, 2008

    Hello everyone! I've been here a few months now and thought I'd take the opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Sue, and together with my husband, Shawn, run Sparkling Moments Photography, a small family portrait studio in northern/ central Maine. Many of the images... More
  • Finding Macro Models

    by Marilyngould | 24th of July, 2008

    Hello everyone! This is my first attempt at the blog forum. My apologies in advance for any blunders, omissions or technical difficulties. Recently I was thrilled to have 4 of my photos accepted into the close-up assignment. So, I thought I'd share my (newbie) methods... More
  • My hobby is taking over my life!!!

    by Laurenwilliams | 24th of July, 2008

    Its been a month since I joined, and I'm already addicted. After submitting a small tester set of 6 of my best images (two rejected) and then jetting off to the egypt for a wonderful vacation, I was really pleasantly surprised to find that I had a sale on not one, but two... More
  • Just a credit for the newbies - 5

    by Stormina | 22nd of July, 2008

    Following the initiative promoted by Tonygers I think that will be a good idea to buy photos from newbies using the credits earned for blogging. These photos are from Per Johansson. He comes from Gothenburg, Sweden. I love the photo of the flower and the second... More
  • Hi all!, 3d designer just drop here.. :)

    by Widam | 14th of July, 2008

    Hi, Let me introduce me; I'm an 3d animator/designer, and an amateur photographer, i found this website long ago, but never uploaded until aprox. a month ago. And i got some downloads, great!! :) I find very nice the comunity here, a lot of people write blogs, notes,... More
  • Got my first sale!

    by Steppysteph | 23rd of June, 2008

    I am a vector artist and I had uploaded 16 vector JPEGs last week. 5 days later, I had my first sale! Hopefully this is a good sign and more downloads will come especially when the EPS version is approved. This is the image that sold... I guess it is useful. This is... More
  • My 1st blog!

    by Lsr792000 | 13th of June, 2008

    I have finally manged to set up a simple blog in blogspot.com. Wow, have been wanting to do that for a long time, only realised it lately! Inside i will be sharing some of my photography experience and tips. I hope it will be useful for newbies to have a good foundation.... More
  • We are `only` amateurs!

    by Achilles | 3rd of May, 2008

    There's a frequent discussion that tries to give an answer to what makes a professional, what defines it and what sets it apart from the amateur. It's almost a cliche, like the image that worths as much as x words (substitute x with your own choice). You... More
  • Reached my first payout :o)

    by Retina2020 | 11th of April, 2008

    I'm so excited that I just reached my first payout amount today. I've started at the end of October 2007 probably with the same reason why many others here join. For the love of photography and the excitement that people want to use my photos for commercial purposes. I'... More
  • Waiting for that first sale

    by Ursaru | 5th of April, 2008

    Hi all, I am new to DT... and two weeks ago I uploaded my 1st 50 illustrations. Most of them were accepted within a week, I uploaded additional formats (.eps) as well just a few days ago.... No sales yet. I'm not bragging, I have a decent portfolio waiting to be updated... More
  • Newcomer to the Dreamstime (but not the Dreamtime)

    by Xidoraven | 5th of April, 2008

    I am new here. Profiles steal the essence of what is essentially us, especially when we are new to the community. I will allow my work online to do the talking for me. I am working with others, both as a professional and a volunteer, for artistic and spiritual multimedia... More

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