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  • Time to celebrate!

    by Perstock | 4th of May, 2016

      Today i past the 2000$ mark from just above 2200 uploads. And, in just four days this month I have had 70 sales - so far! It feels really good. The image above was taken in Havana in december so now its time to plan the next phototrip. :-) Patience pays... Cheers from... More
  • How Dreamstime is breathing new life into my photography

    by Tuftedpuffin | 29th of April, 2016

    Several years ago, I used to sell my photography as prints. But the site I used is, long story short, dying. I put extra effort into promoting myself, upgraded my gear so I'd have an extra "edge" (I felt I had outgrown mine anyway), flew to Australia and pushed myself that... More
  • My first big milestone yesterday - 1000 sales :)

    by Hamik | 29th of April, 2016

    Hi, thanks all customers and Dreamstime to give me a chance to reach my first milestone here - 1000 sales !! : The sale number 1000 is photo of Garden solar lamp, which was place in garden i like... In garden of my home ;)   And my very first sale, was photo which... More
  • Celebrate my first milestone on DT :)

    by Guernica | 27th of April, 2016

    Today I like to celebrate for reaching a milestone that seemed very far away over 500 sale by accident for some photos that i thought will never sell it sold several. Thank you buyers so have hope never give up... Thank you dreamstime for making me feel accomplished I learned... More
  • 200 sales today!

    by Marieclaire66 | 25th of April, 2016

    200 sales today. I am happy to have reached my goal. Now onto my 300th sales... That magic number seemed unattainable just a few years ago. I am glad I persisted. If it was not for Dreamstime, I would not have pushed myself to learn about photography and improve my images.... More
  • First ever blog

    by Andrewtucker2311 | 23rd of April, 2016

    Hey Dreamstimers, This is my first blog post. I started Dreamstime about two years ago while I lived in the United Arab Emirates with my family. I'm a teenager who loves photography - I find it to be a hobby that de - stresses me. I wanted to make some money, and came across... More
  • A Dream(stime) come true

    by Amitai | 20th of April, 2016

    I've been a member of DT since 2005.   (My best selling image of all times - Istanbul old city) Over the years I have tried numerous approaches to stock photography. I've tried shooting models. I've tried food photography, pet photography and even baby photography.... More
  • 200 images!

    by 2700art | 15th of April, 2016

    >  The last batch I got accepted marked my 200 images milestone. Despite this great achievement I feel a little disappointed that I have only 35 sales. Is this a good amount? Should I be happy with how things are rolling along? I feel that I have a pretty strong database... More
  • To my first $100 in sales

    by Winnietam | 13th of April, 2016

    My jellyfish image taken from Monterey aquarium gave me another important Dreamstime milestone today! How fitting that this image was taken almost one year ago today.    See Article
  • Thanks Africa - 1000 sales!

    by Bluchiavari | 1st of April, 2016

    Hello, I've just reached a significant milestone, 1000 sales! I'm so happy, never thought to reach this goal 3 years ago! Thanks to the management DT and to all buyers. This photo, taken on the Lion's Head, Cape Town, was the sale n°1000:   15% of my sales... More
  • New milestones to me

    by Wxh6763 | 27th of March, 2016

      Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves.   There are two things which give me too surprise... More
  • 2000 Photos and 100 sales for one photo

    by Andreistancu | 25th of March, 2016

    After almost two years i've reached at 2000 photos in my portfolio. Wasn't easy but i've learned to make better photos and improve post-processing. With an 81.8% acceptance ratio i've been frustrated sometimes because of "Image not selected" :) but i realized that is good... More
  • 1 view 1 sale...

    by Cleymans | 16th of March, 2016

    Hi, I'm glad, my first one view = one sale, that's really a nice feeling... this is the picture:   This picture is taken at less then a mile from my home, a strange place at night with the sounds of cars over your head and never nobody around... it's a depot of... More
  • 3 years anniversary present

    by Yorgy67 | 16th of March, 2016

    Hi, guys! 3 years with DT were really quick. Taking into consideration the fact that photography is my free-time hobby (although I am professional (so shy of me....haha:) ), I think I can be quite proud of 1956 photos in my portfolio. I try not to restrict myself to any... More
  • One sale & waiting for more

    by Banubalaji77 | 11th of March, 2016

    I started with DT last October with a great hope in Stock Photography. Till now I have 21 approved images and 1 sale. But I hope to make more sales in DT.    See Article
  • 100 sales

    by Cacrov | 10th of March, 2016

    Today, I've reached my 100th sale and I'm totally excited about it. Incidentally, the picture in question goes pretty well with a moment of celebration :-)   I've joined Dreamstime about a year and a half ago, and I haven't regretted it for a second. It takes quit... More
  • 200th sale!

    by 4harmony | 10th of March, 2016

    Yay! I have reached my 200th sale. The last two sales to reach the goal are my sweet Brutus. He went to Heaven in 2015. I love that he lives on not only in my heart, but also in the world of dreamstime.     See Article
  • My first encouraging 20 sales

    by Primesh7 | 9th of March, 2016

    I did only a very small work in this year and the 20 sales seem very encouraging and looking for to post more images and more sales .....      See Article
  • 50th Sale, 350 photos Online. My Top 3 Sellers

    by Jgolby | 5th of March, 2016

    Also my first blog post so there's another milestone! I'm really pleased to have reached my 50th sale, I was close to getting there with only 200 files online which would have been a great achievement in terms of sales/uploads but I'm still very happy, also with the new content... More
  • New to Dreamstime - 20 or so uploads

    by Xxxyyy123 | 1st of March, 2016

    Hello all, Glad to be joining such an "illustrious" group - have had my first 20 uploads. Since I'm new, I'm wondering what the more experienced people have found is the best way to increase sales? -Blogging here -Own website -Keymaster program -Social Media -Other... More

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