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  • Sales paid for Laptop photographed twice over - its possible!

    by Wiscan | 17th of September, 2014

    This image which I have made 212 sales on has generated enough money to pay for the original purchase twice over. Just saying - good luck you people! (May not work with Ferraris) [previmg]0,400,123,273_17787672[/previmg] See Article
  • First Payout =)

    by Andiz275 | 1st of July, 2014

    Hooray, finally managed to get my first payout =) Celebration picture: Cheers, Andreas See Article
  • Hard work was Paid Today

    by Djapart | 23rd of December, 2013

    to day, while i am uploading and submitting several image to Dreamstime, one of my image sold and make me reach my 1st payout limit... i can imagine before.. here the image downloaded: and then.. to uploading much more my work will be my next goal with Dreamstime More
  • My first 100$ payment

    by Kosika | 10th of July, 2013

    The first is found after 42 sold photos 100$ my earnings the stock photographer in a trade! I managed to reach it under 8 months, but was worth it, I advise it for everybody, that perseverance! :) This was my drawing with what I earned most! Thanks to all buyers!... More
  • My first 100$ payment from Dreamstime! :-)

    by Dimitrovavalentina | 10th of June, 2013

    Hello, dreamstime lovers :-) With only 76 files online, I have my first 100$ payout :-) It's a very very nice feeling! Thanks to all buyers and to Dreamstime team! This image helps me a lot to reach this first payment from Dreamstime! So stay motivated.... More
  • 3000 dollars

    by Mangroove | 22nd of May, 2013

    Hello Dreamtimers :) A few days ago I reached 3000 dollars here on Dreamstime. I am happy with this result, considering that I have only 492 pictures online. I do stock photography as a hobby, only in my free time, and this time is too short. I wish I could upload... More
  • First $100 Cashout, 268 Images Online

    by Suyerry | 30th of April, 2013

    My story for other newbies like me. I started out wondering... Could I actually sell stock photos? What photos are considered stock? What photos should I submit? Can I really make some extra cash doing this online? I decided I would give it a try and just upload... More
  • $200 in about 5 months

    by Robinstockphotos | 25th of April, 2013

    This is good news for the newbies who are trying to get paid for a hobby. I haven't really been putting in any efforts at conceptual stock photos and portraits, which are supposed to sell best. The main reason being I don't have proper gear yet. If I shot a portrait, I'd... More
  • Vacation with DT Money :)

    by Mangroove | 22nd of April, 2013

    Hello Dreamstimers :) I am so excited so I want to share this with you :) Today I made a payment of almost 1000 dollars from Dreamstime and today I booked a vacation in Turkey with this money :) So Friday me and my family, we are flying to Kusadasi :) Thanks... More
  • 17 cents which drive me crazy...

    by Janceluch | 10th of April, 2013

    Yesterday I had to cut my nails very short... as I am nervously biting them last days... The reason is simple - I am 17 cents short to pick my first payout on DT. The balance stopped moving two weeks ago and refuses to rise - and nothing helps - I already started to talk... More
  • Earned $100!

    by Kphotos6411 | 16th of February, 2013

    Finally sold $100! with this picture. It was the image's 7th sale. Most of my sales have been by subscription. The $100 would have come sooner if buyers used credits. See Article
  • My first $100 after seven long months !

    by Danielc1998 | 9th of February, 2013

    Today I reached my first $100 royalties. The minimum needed to request a payment. Hope the number of sales increases in the coming months. How are you people promoting your portfolio in DT ? Do you have a website ? use facebook or some other venue ? Or it is just... More
  • My Lucky night!!

    by Mangalika | 26th of November, 2012

    I slept at late night yesterday and when I woke up this morning there were 4 sales and $10+ added to my balance! Wow! 4 downloads in few hours...1st time with me!Last week only I requested for my 1st payout. How I wish everyday happens to be so charming :) :) Meanwhile I... More
  • Microstock is not enough, but (luckily) it helps!

    by Gheburaseye | 23rd of October, 2012

    Today I received another payment from dreamstime. I congratulate with the site for the great speed of payments (in less than 24 hours I had the required payment, really good). It is not a large amount, however, in a work environment in which I do not devote myself only... More
  • $100 in one year

    by Flyingdolphin | 1st of September, 2012

    I have just requested my first payout, when this one sold, after exactly one year. I never thought it would happen when I started, but it was quicker than I thought. I know it cant compare with most, but I am pleased. See Article
  • $3.00 away

    by Bkhphoto | 5th of August, 2012

    Due to how busy life has been I haven't been able to contribute to stock photography for quite a while. I just checked today and I am $3 away from my first ever payout on Dreamstime. Here is hoping that $3 comes soon! This is my best selling image: More
  • My first 100$ payment from Dreamstime!!!

    by M4rio1979 | 19th of July, 2012

    And here it is...after one year and two months. With only 167 files online, I have 64 sales and my first 100$. Thanks to all buyers and to Dreamstime also. I feel great. I used this money to buy myself an amazing Minolta 50mm 1.7 prime lens, which is a must-have to any... More
  • 6 months dreamstime

    by Wimseyed | 19th of July, 2012

    my first sold picture on dreamstime After 6 months dreamstime, things went very well started with pics from my hard disc, standing there for times, why not sell them? so my first sold pic, simple cobble stones, after a couple of days online after a few... More
  • I have got my first payment

    by Katrien55 | 7th of June, 2012

    I have got my first payment! I am so exciting about it. It is also the first time that I have tried paypal system to receive my money. Originally, I had no knowledge on the technology of photography at all before I worked for dreamstime although I always like taking photos.... More
  • Second year on DT :)

    by Dianabahrin | 2nd of June, 2012

    Wow! I can't believe how fast time passes by.One year ago I was writing that I have 16 pictures online and 7 sales and I was really excited about that. Now I have 25 pictures and 76 sales:) I'm 3,5 $ away from my first payment and I couldn't be happier :) I think that for... More

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