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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 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...
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...
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...
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...
$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...
What a Month
posted by mlhead - 30th of december, 2011
December turned into quite an exciting month for me here at Dreamstime and as a photographer. First, I went Exclusive and if you've been thinking about it I highly recommend it. I am having a sale a day, minimum, since going Exclusive... More...
Breaking the first $100 and first P-EL
posted by kharyadi - 2nd of december, 2011
Today is my lucky day, I finally reach $100 after about 8 months in DT. Another interesting fact was the limit breaker was downloaded for a P-EL license. It was just a few more cents to go to reach $100, and then BOOOMMMM!!! One... More...
Finally! Moolah!
posted by rubybayan - 25th of september, 2011
I finally crossed the threshold and reached my first payout on Dreamstime. I've had to cut back on the submissions because I got hired for a day job but I visit DT everyday, watching my portfolio of 85 photos drop coins into my DT piggybank... More...
Just got my third payout
posted by mvogel - 22nd of september, 2011
After 1 year and 7 months on DT I just got my thrid payout and already working on number 4. I am also looking to get 300 images online by next month, sitting at 277 right now.
It can be done!
posted by antloft - 15th of september, 2011
Well, it's been a long time coming...but it's 100 up! Yep, 100 downloads and more importantly the first $100. I have to say that I have been dragged away from the photography in the last 18 months, having to concentrate on other business,... More...
It just takes time
posted by mvogel - 12th of september, 2011
This is for all of the newer DT contributors out there. I know it can be a frustratingly slow process at first. You have to get signed up, figure out how to submit photos, figure out what gets accepted and what does not, and figure... More...
My first $100!
posted by driley - 31st of august, 2011
A swift double sale of this Paris in Vegas image just took me over the $100 mark - It's taken a while, but now my little photography hobby can now start paying me back....and also gave me a much needed kick to upload some more! More...
Joined the $100 Club!!
posted by mary981 - 16th of august, 2011
I'm happy to announce that I have passed the $100 mark and requested my first payout on DT!! Thanks everyone :) Learning lots and I can't wait to see if I can reach the second $100 even faster.
Wish for a 50$ minimun payout
posted by klicaqui - 25th of july, 2011
Hi everyone Don't you wish that the minimun payout here on dreamstime could be 50$ instead of 100$. I am a hobby photographer and don't have the time to upload and take pictures as much as I'd like too, so... obviously my revenue... More...
Good Times!
posted by rasmusrok1 - 20th of july, 2011
Hello everybody, This is my first and hopefully not the last blog that i will be writing. I am relatively new to microstock and since the beginning i have not looked back. There is so much "bad press" out there about microstock... More...
Finally reached $100
posted by torasnapsfr - 14th of july, 2011
Today is a great mile stone for me as I finally reached $100. I am used to selling a few photos per month and going up litle by little but when I checked today I just couldn't believe my eyes. My new camera is that little bit... More...
Payout #2
posted by mvogel - 9th of june, 2011
I finally reached payout number #2 today. Yesterday I was at $99.99, short by 1 cent but went over $100 last night. This payout came 2X faster than the first. Hopefully the next will be 2X faster than this one. More...
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