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Ellen Boughn offering inexpensive mini-consults
posted by ellenboughn - 19th of april, 2010
More than anything in my long career in stock photography, I have most enjoyed interactions with photographers and their work. Now that I've finished my book about microstock photography, I've decided to offer microstock photographers... More...
My first $100!
posted by gbfoto - 24th of october, 2011
I am celebrating today as I have just reached my first $100 in sales on Dreamstime. It has been a 5 month journey and a learning curve to say the least but I know that the next $100 will come in less time. I wish to say a big... More...
Next Milestone reached.
posted by gbfoto - 23rd of august, 2011
I have now exceeded the 100 images on-line in my portfolio and over the last couple of months or so have seen a more steady increase of sales. OK, I still have a long way to go but it does go to prove that increasing your portfolio... More...
Sometimes the perfect shot finds you.
posted by leahmae - 2nd of june, 2011
When you are least expecting it, a picture presents itself to you. If you are ready for it, you can capture it. Some of the best pictures I have taken, have found me and not the other way around. My lastest picture is one of... More...
Pixel mapping
posted by williamardrey - 22nd of september, 2010
I was reading my news letter from Olympus Inc. the other day and I saw something that piqued my interest. There was an article about pixel mapping. The article stated that a person could improve the quality of their exposures by doing... More...
my first level 3
posted by swamin - 2nd of september, 2010
first level three image of mine thanks to all the buyers and DT :)
one more download to Level 3
posted by tan510jomast - 30th of march, 2010
This image of the little boy on the bicycle with the grownups cycling together . this morning I received confirmation from Erin of Support when I asked how many more I need to get to the next level. Erin wrote back so quickly (... More...
unexpected sale during "Tiger" year !?!
posted by billysiew - 16th of february, 2010
This Chinese new year is the year of "Tiger" I have one image which uploaded on January 2009 before the chinese new year (OX year). I thought once over the new year, it will be sold again only until the next OX year (on 2021). However,... More...
An Unexpected Trip To The Museum
posted by karenkh - 23rd of october, 2009
So they tell me I should take my camera with me everywhere I go. Sorry to say that I usually do not and I have missed many a great photo op. However last weekend we took an unexpected side trip to a little museum and I actually... More...
Unexpected sale!
posted by billysiew - 17th of august, 2009
I have one image that was online before Chinese new year this year 2009. It has no download during that period of time, so I thought this image will not be sold until next chinese new year. However, My assumption was wrong. This image... More...
My next steps
posted by zenotri - 25th of march, 2009
I am in my 7th week on DT now. I have been on and off a number of photography forums for a couple of years now & never have I learnt as much as I am learning on this site. My progress in terms of success is slow but definite.... More...
I thought Microstock Is Complicated
posted by ric510 - 15th of january, 2009
My attitude towards microstock has changed drastically for the last 2 weeks. I have finally decided to submit regularly in small numbers since Christmas ’08. I’m currently experiencing a daily download at another site and Dreamstime... More...
What really attracts you?
posted by jinlide - 27th of october, 2008
After reading a comment from my first blog, I went back to my pictures and realized something really interesting: I have quite a few curvy lines in my collection. It could be the neck of a grooming flamingo: or a river in a Chinese... More...
Before You Mess Up That Hotel Room. . .
posted by charlesoutcalt - 23rd of october, 2008
The last couple times I have traveled, I have made a deliberate effort to haul out my camera before I unpack my bags and strew my things around my hotel room. When I can hold back from making a mess of my room long enough to take... More...
My Photo Story -- The First Download
posted by namowen - 12th of june, 2008
I have been a photographer on dreamstime website since Oct of last year. It's already 8 months, not too long, not too short. Now I have 145 photos on line, but the most exciting and unexpecting on line photo is the First Download.... More...
Doing Things Cheaply and Receiving BIG Payouts!
posted by jsternig - 18th of august, 2007
As a college student I am limited by my wallet. Between paying for college, affording rent, and attempting to build up enough savings to eventually START my life, I find that I have little spare change laying around to really jump-start... More...
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