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  • 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 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
  • Looking to work hard on Dreamstime

    by Jonoman1 | 15th of February, 2008

    Hello stock photo world. My name is Jonathan Souza and i just joined Dreamstime a few weeks ago. I am really looking forward to working hard at stock photography. I shoot mostly weddings, so i want to provide a lot of useful wedding photos. I know it can be hard work... More
  • Should I do more, or is the subject exhausted

    by Crosschk | 4th of February, 2008

    When I started doing this, 3 whole weeks ago. I was able to take pictures of dice and playing cards and poker chips in different arrangements. I was excited that these we accepted. My big question is how much is too much? how do you know when you've done enough. More
  • here i am !!!

    by Ashock | 31st of January, 2008

    hi there! i'am new in this mini stock world! it's a pleasure that 11 my photos have been selected and published, because i started my reflex-world-life only 6 months ago! now i need just a lil bit of CONTROL in order to find some new photo to upload from my hdd :D... More
  • Getting into Dreamstime

    by Alexhor | 29th of January, 2008

    Here is my first image accepted. Wow! For anyone who try to get involved in micro-stock photography, I can say that Dreamstime is not the fastest one. It takes forever to get your images reviewed. :) But... lets look at it from the bright side. The reviewing process itself... More
  • Anyone Else Just Getting Started Here?

    by Charlesoutcalt | 17th of January, 2008

    This is a call to the other newbies on Dreamstime. I respect, admire, and am floored by members with 200, 2,000 or 20,000 downloads, but I'm thinking right now of people, like me, who are just getting started. What has it been like for you? How did you get started trying... More
  • Getting to know Dreamstime

    by Taragolden | 6th of January, 2008

    I feel a little like this seagull, looking at the waves, and thinking about the best way to jump in.. I was told about this site by another photographer right before x-mas and ive been adding photos since this, though many are still in line to be approved.its been a learning... More

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