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Getting into Dreamstime
posted 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... More...
Anyone Else Just Getting Started Here?
posted 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... More...
Getting to know Dreamstime
posted 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... More...
First article on DT
posted by alanchen - 28th of december, 2007
I'm a newbie form Beijing,China.So happy to be a member of DT,it's a great site.In past fiew days,I have uploaded some photos.Although part of them were rejected,the accepted ones gave me a great encouragement.I'll continue to upload... More...
For a Newbie #2
posted by avion49 - 7th of december, 2007
Sometimes I go looking through portfolios of individuals looking for help on the forums. I came across this one and just couldn't resist getting it. I love musical fountains and this one is so well done. So pass it on! More...
Newbie from Serbia!!!
posted by gruja_digital_rebel - 2nd of november, 2007
write your text here Hi, My name is Branko, and I'm comming from little country "Serbia" in Europe. I have a 42 uploaded photos now, and I sold my first picture. This is some of my favorites photos:... More...
Newbie from Atlanta.
posted by weichengatech - 29th of october, 2007
I'm newbie here and living in Atlanta. After uploaded 38 pictures, my life in Dreamstime here starts. Wish I have good luck here :) I love to shoot landscape and nature pictures. The following ones are my favorite. I will... More...
Model releases and my mistake
posted by gadgetat - 25th of october, 2007
Today was one of those days. I knew I'd have a batch of e-mails from DT. I submitted a bunch of photos from this past weekend, including some amazing photos of 3 of my friends / models. As I looked through my inbox I saw the "Image... More...
100 photos, trying new subjects, and enjoying all of this
posted by gadgetat - 22nd of october, 2007
This morning I was happy to see that I've added my 100th photo. And then more! 116 in total. Nice! I'm also glad that some of my latest have made it. The new photos are a change. I've been doing a ton of landscapes. This time... More...
My first two model releases, and my first shots with real people!
posted by gadgetat - 19th of october, 2007
Several days ago a pair of great friends signed MR's with me. I've been photographing both of them over the summer. We climb together several times a week, and I've been working on photographing climbers (not as easy as you'd think)... More...
First Time As A Stock Photographer
posted by vitvelasquez - 17th of october, 2007
I had been contemplating for a couple of years now whether to jump into the bandwagon of stock photography. Just 3 days ago, without thinking twice, I signed up with Dreamstime. I have 5 photos in my portfolio and still waiting... More...
Shooting inanimate objects
posted by gadgetat - 16th of october, 2007
Here's something totally new for me. As I've been looking around Dreamstime I can't help notice some really amazing stock photos. Simple things like shots of brick walls, phones, keyboards, etc. These are things I've never played... More...
A helping hand for the newbies (part 18)
posted by tonygers - 8th of october, 2007
Do you remember when you first joined DT and you waited patiently for that first sale? I do! and I also remember the feeling of elation it brought with it. What I want to do is look at a portfolio with no sales, buy what i think is... More...
75 Photos already
posted by gadgetat - 4th of october, 2007
I haven't blogged here this week. Feeling a little remiss. As I was uploading today I realized that I already have 75 photos up. Sure, it's not a huge portfolio yet, but it's a start. The best part is I'm learning a lot here... More...
Model Releases in sports - What to do, what to do?
posted by gadgetat - 25th of september, 2007
I've seen recent articles on working around a Model Release. Folks at a distance in motion can be blurred, etc. Great suggestions. In addition to doing a lot of landscape photography I enjoy photographing rock climbers. I climb... More...
Following Up on Sorting Old Photos
posted by gadgetat - 24th of september, 2007
Last week I started posting here at Dreamstime. I had less than 20 photos up at the time, and I began sorting through some of my old photos from my travel over the year. Happily, this morning several more shots were approved. The... More...
A helping hand for the newbies (part 17)
posted by tonygers - 24th of september, 2007
Do you remember when you first joined DT and you waited patiently for that first sale? I do! and I also remember the feeling of elation it brought with it. What I want to do is look at a portfolio with no sales, buy what i think is... More...
Looking after referrals.
posted by sebcz - 21st of september, 2007
Referrals, especially those who are active, are your best friends on DT. Whether they are buying credits or sell their own photos, you get commission. The better they do, the better for us. So, looking after your referrals should... More...
Quitting
posted by shadow69 - 21st of september, 2007
As is my wont, I was just checking out the latest keyword searches that users have been conducting and was immediately drawn to "quit smoking", as I am myself in the midst of this exercise. I wondered what kind of images could portray... More...
A helping hand for the newbies (part 16)
posted by tonygers - 20th of september, 2007
Do you remember when you first joined DT and you waited patiently for that first sale? I do! and I also remember the feeling of elation it brought with it. What I want to do is look at a portfolio with no sales, buy what i think is... More...
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