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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...
What is a Stock Photo license?
posted by bagiuiani - 21st of june, 2011
When you are subscribing a photo on a agency you will be asked to choose a type of license on with your photo will be sold. Type of license may vary slightly depending on the agency but in fact there are two types of license: Rights... More...
Spring !
posted by dgphotographic - 17th of march, 2011
I am lucky enough to live in a fairly rural area of West Berkshire, there are plenty of lovely old cottages and village scenes.... apart from the modern road markings, cars and telephone wires ! These can make finding the right angle... More...
Appeal to Buyers
posted by georgeskyrillos - 12th of november, 2010
Would you please postpone any purchase of my images until the 10,000,000th Image Milestone Day? According to the current ETA, it's Nov. 24th but it might change, hopefully sooner. So please monitor the tab below Assignment on the... More...
Editorial vs RF
posted by bobsphotography - 12th of november, 2010
A couple of blogs ago I wrote that my editorial pictures are not selling that well, but at this stage I do sell more editorial than RF. Of the last 40 sales, 24 are editorial. These pictures are my latest editorial ones. More...
posted by georgeskyrillos - 9th of august, 2010
How many of your sales are "Print Usage (P-EL)"? I've got 5 so far (shown below), pretty good increase in earnings such sales bring! My latest P-EL was today, the swan, hence this blog... Go ahead and post yours. More...
Are they honest
posted by bobsphotography - 22nd of april, 2010
I was just thinking how DT is controling the usage of a picture. If for instance a picture is bought by subscription as royalty free, but the buyer makes 50.000 creeting cards with it, who is checking that? If he sells these cards... More...
Trend line
posted by amitai - 26th of october, 2009
Today I reached my sales goal for the first time since I've joined DT, 30$ per day. When you think about it, it's not much, only 600$ a month (Average of 20 days of sales a month, for me), but considering the fact this is a passive... More...
Becoming Exclusive
posted by amitai - 16th of october, 2009
I did it, I am an exclusive photographer with Dreamstime.com. I am in thestock photography business for 5 years. During that time, the steadiest rise in sale was thru Dreamstime.com. I average 5$ in the first few months, today I... More...
One way to shoot people without needing a model release form
posted by kenishirotie - 24th of june, 2009
I just want to share in this blog one way to shoot people oriented stock photo without needing a model release form. For those who are new to stock photography, any photo with recognizable persons in it must have an accompanying model... More...
Shooting in the royal garden of China
posted by linqong - 5th of may, 2009
In the history of China, Beijing was the capital of three dynasties of China.Therefore, there are many well-known imperial garden in Beijing,this is an important theme that a lot of Chinese photographers often shoot too. I think... More...
Editorial V Royalty Free
posted by jaboardm - 3rd of october, 2008
Editorial V Royalty Free My editorial images are bringing a good share of downloads with a lot less effort on my part. I don't have to get a model release or go through and remove all of the logo's or other possible copyrighted... More...
Royal courtyard.
posted by linqong - 18th of march, 2008
This royal house is located in the famous Peking University,"LangRun Garden" There have been several hundred years of history. LongRun Garden, situated in Weiminghu Lake on the north shore of the island, surrounded by ring of water,... More...
Royal long corridor of Beijing
posted by linqong - 28th of january, 2008
Beijing is of numerous royal gardens, the long corridor is a great characteristic. On the long corridor, carved beams and painted rafter, decorative paintings, make the person too plenty for the eye to take it all in. The content drawn... More...
Something from the Palace Museum
posted by nataliesusu - 2nd of december, 2007
Beijing , China from the royal dining room to the emperor's jade pillow. Welcome to China !
Real Dreamstime royalties
posted by achilles - 2nd of october, 2007
What's the real royalty rate that Dreamstime awards to its photographers? Thanks to the bonuses we support, the royalties are in fact higher than our contract with you, the contributors, bounds us. While the Sell your images page or... More...
Extended Licenses & Money
posted by thefinalmiracle - 31st of august, 2007
In many agencies, photography forums, magazines I have seen a lot of people argue about the extended licenses available in the microstock industry. The licenses grant the rights to the buyer to modify the image they bought and resell... More...
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