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Hard work was Paid Today
posted 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... More...
My first 100$ payment
posted 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... More...
My first 100$ payment from Dreamstime! :-)
posted 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... More...
3000 dollars
posted 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... More...
First $100 Cashout, 268 Images Online
posted 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... More...
$200 in about 5 months
posted 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... More...
Vacation with DT Money :)
posted 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,... More...
17 cents which drive me crazy...
posted 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... More...
Earned $100!
posted 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.
My first $100 after seven long months !
posted 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... More...
My Lucky night!!
posted 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... More...
Microstock is not enough, but (luckily) it helps!
posted 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... More...
$100 in one year
posted 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. More...
$3.00 away
posted 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 $3 comes soon! This is my... More...
My first 100$ payment from Dreamstime!!!
posted 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... More...
6 months dreamstime
posted 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... More...
I have got my first payment
posted 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... More...
Second year on DT :)
posted 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... More...
300$
posted by ewamewa2 - 8th of may, 2012
After almost 2 years my total revenue crossed 300$. I totally agree with sellers saying that the more pictures, the more earnings. Collecting the first 100 $ took me a year, the next 200$ less than half a year each. It is not much,... More...
taxes for Polish citizens - help!
posted by ewamewa2 - 6th of march, 2012
Please, Polish people, help me! So there is a time to pay taxes. Last year I had only one and my first payment (188, 63$). How shall I pay the taxes for it? Shall I receive any document from DT? What amount of money should I present... More...
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