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  • Portfolio Milestone - 1,000 Images

    by Peanutroaster | 1st of May, 2012

    I just reached 1,000 images in my portfolio after ten months after discovering and deciding I should try this micro-stock thing. I must admit two things. 1. I didn't think I'd reach this point this soon. Who could imagine there were 1.000 things to photograph? 2. I thought... More
  • A beautiful illustration of a girl - no views

    by Fengai | 29th of April, 2012

    My artwork has no one seen. I want to ask you the correct name. for a long time drawing this illustration (3 hour) and do not see it!! or do I need to draw fairies and princesses? how much to work in the portfolio so that the image seen more often? 3000-5000? More
  • Some of my best wildlife shots

    by Sobek85 | 28th of April, 2012

    Thought d make a blog of some of my best wildlife pictures, what do you think? More
  • Do you ever suffer from "stock block"

    by Miraclemoments | 17th of April, 2012

    The last few days have been terrible. I have not been able to get any decent photographs due to what I term "stock block". Have you ever just tried and tried to get the images you believe will work and when you view them you just thing....Uhg....what was I thinking.... More
  • Microstock = Microloans

    by Laroach | 9th of April, 2012

    I have great news to share! Today I made my 35th microloan at Kiva.org from the proceeds of my microstock portfolio! My goal is to reach 50 microloans by the end of this year. Thank you to everyone who has purchased from my Dreamstime portfolio. You have helped me fund 35... More
  • Instead of Uploading the Obvious, You Should Upload the OBVIOUS

    by Wisconsinart | 7th of April, 2012

    We all know the story; you have a camera, take lots of pictures, and then you discover the world of Microstock. "You mean I can make MONEY doing this?" you say to yourself. "Sign me up!" And thus your career began. You searched the database, looked at other portfolios,... More
  • Make HTML5 personal web and promote your DT portfolio!

    by TMarchev | 6th of April, 2012

    Hi! Yesterday i made free porfolio and personal web with new HTML5 language. The advantages are there ready templates that are well optimized and you can change everything yourself with a few mouse clicks. No coding is not required knowledge... More
  • 100 images online, what a journey :)

    by Teabum | 27th of March, 2012

    Today I signed in to my profile and here it was looking at me ... "magical 100" in the uploads. That has made my day to finally cross to three digit number. Also image which pushed me over the top has symbolic 2013 (New Year illustration), so I take it as a good sign for... More
  • A small step for DT - but a big one for me

    by Roboriginal | 8th of March, 2012

    After one year and two weeks with Dreamstime I finally reached a personal milestone with now 1000 images in my portfolio. Having had a lazy start in the first months with no experience in stock photo business at all, I started working more conceptional and spent in general... More
  • Milestone: 200th Image Online

    by Hotmidhun | 18th of February, 2012

    Close to a week back, I added a milestone blog entry to let the world know that I earned my first $200 here at DT. This blog has 2 things in common with the previous post: This blog is also on a new milestone, and again has 200 involved. Got just over 200 saleable images... More
  • Sales followup - adjust your portfolio on the fly

    by Coraldesign | 14th of February, 2012

    Not sure how many of you guys out there upload all the photos you get in a shooting session. I figured out I upload less than 10% of all good photos and some pictures, sometimes because they are pretty similar to one another so I don't even bother to convert them from RAW,... More
  • Increasing Acceptance Level

    by Peanutroaster | 30th of January, 2012

    I started with Dreamstime in July 2011. After years of putting serious photography on the back burner as we raised our son, the purchase of my first serious digital camera lead me to micro-stock and the possibilities of turning a passion into income. At first my acceptance... More
  • Feedback on Portfolio

    by Hotmidhun | 23rd of January, 2012

    Hi Friends... It has been few months since I had asked this to anybody.. I now have a little more than 160 photos online, and I would like to get a honest feedback on my portfolio. (few samples attached) Though I try to diverse in creating a portfolio, it would... More
  • Low Views, Fast Sales

    by Peanutroaster | 8th of January, 2012

    The question always arises, do views translate into sales? Or what is the connection between sales and views? Basically there is no scientific formula that translates views into sales. Consider the following: An image with high views but no sales might... ....be the... More
  • Tip - One Key to Success is Diversification

    by Peanutroaster | 19th of December, 2011

    "Don't put all of your eggs in one basket" is an old saying that rings true with micro stock photography. At least in my limited experience. Basically there are two schools of thought when it comes to your portfolio: One is that you should concentrate on what you like... More
  • 200 images online

    by Friday123 | 18th of December, 2011

    I have finally reached the 200 images online! I know it's not a lot, but i learned so much. Thanks to Dreamstime! And good luck to all contributors! See Article
  • What Sells: A look at my best and worst selling images

    by Aviahuismanphotography | 15th of December, 2011

    Many blogs and message board postings are dedicated to tips, thoughts, tricks, comments and questions about improving portfolio sales. It seems that much of the mystery and frustration surrounding this topic results from the fact that just because a photo is impressive to... More
  • How to add pics to collections?

    by Sindorei | 14th of December, 2011

    Hello, I have a number of architectural shots in my portfolio, however, they lack views. Therefore the obvious thought was to have them included in various themed collections for better exposure. Yet I still have to discover how exactly I can add them to a certain collection?... More
  • 100 foto in portfolio!

    by Umbertoleporini | 16th of November, 2011

    I have finally reached the 100 photos in portfolio...next step 500 photos. hi, to all of you!! See Article
  • 500 photos in portfolio online !!!

    by Pbukal | 16th of November, 2011

    Small millenium I've reached 500 images in my portfolio and I hope the sales will increase. :D Best selling image See Article

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