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  • Milestone 300 Sales!

    by Valevvicki | 28th of August, 2015

    I was very excited to see the Dreamstime symbol appear on my phone today as it was my 300th sale. It has been a long road of learning, taking on board feedback and trying new ideas over the last couple of years. It is always great to have an image accepted, but a real 'buzz'... More
  • Pattern uniqueness

    by Guernica | 27th of August, 2015

    Pattern is very important part of design principles, although it's simple its also very eye catchy, attractive and interesting can be used as background or in web banners and in other many uses, its a very favorite topic for many buyers and can get many sales : lines... More
  • Fifty images online

    by Bavdekar | 20th of August, 2015

    Finally, my 50th image has been accepted today. I joined Dreamstime in the beginning of 2014 and have taken almost a year and a half to reach this landmark. Being a hobbyist photographer means I do not have a dedicated time to shoot photographs, which is partly responsible... More
  • My first blog

    by Alanjeffery | 14th of August, 2015

    Hi, Just thought I'd start a blog on Dreamstime as I've been uploading images for a few years now and wondered if anyone had any advice on increasing sales. Me sales seem pretty stagnant at the moment.   See Article
  • 1300 images online - MILESTONE

    by Hellen8 | 14th of August, 2015

    Hi everyone ! I've just passed a significant milestone : 1300 images online and I would like to share my joy with you all.     My portfolio is not great yet, but I will work more and more. I plan to shoot new things, invent new concepts and improve quality of... More
  • 10 sales

    by Dubessonego | 31st of July, 2015

    Finally, ten sales! This is the picture.   See Article
  • Pinterest

    by Ewamewa2 | 26th of July, 2015

    What do you think about using such platforms like Pinterest for the sake of increasing your sales? Does it help? I have just pinned several photos depicting different aspects of life in India. Let us hope it will bring some results :-)      More
  • $30,000 Milestone

    by Mrallen | 24th of July, 2015

    Hi everyone I've just passed a significant milestone : $30,000 in Total Earnings. My Statistics as of today (24th July 2015) are: Total Earnings: $30,004.04 Total Sales: 21,799 Uploads: 7252... More
  • One small step in my Dreamtime journey

    by Cathyr1 | 14th of July, 2015

    Hello fellow Dreamtimers, I wanted to share my little milestone of 50 sales. It has been a slow start for me since I joined in August 2014. Working fulltime it has been hard to build up my portfolio but I’m plodding along. I have 281 images uploaded and have achieved a... More
  • Two Year Anniversary with Dreamstime

    by Cheese365 | 13th of July, 2015

    As my 2 years with Dreamstime approaches I have learned quite a lot, especially from members blogs. I have enjoyed seeing my photographs accepted and have been even more excited with my sales. I doubt I will get rich here but that is not important. I have recently been dabbling... More
  • First Target Reached

    by Pamjreynolds | 8th of July, 2015

    Hi folks, I just wanted to say how pleased I am to have had another batch of files accepted. My acceptance ratio has improved as well - ten out of eleven this time, and I have at last reached my first benchmark of 50 images. There is still a long way to go to catch... More
  • I finally reached the 2000 sales!

    by FabioConcetta | 2nd of July, 2015

    Hello to all my friends and to the great community of Dreamstime. Today I finally reached the 2000 sales, a very important number than the proportion of my portfolio, for this, I'm really happy.   See Article
  • 100 celebration!

    by And19sv | 24th of June, 2015

    Dear dreamstimers, I did it! Woke up in the morning and the smile on my face was huge when I saw that I had my no. 100 sale! And it was a 12 credit sale. Good way to celebrate. Started uploading on Dreamstime one year ago and it's been a great story until now. Had a... More
  • Balinese Perang Api Ritual

    by Avenikolas | 17th of June, 2015

    I tried many times to upload this picture, but every time was refused. Finally they´ve approved it. :) I´m so happy, because that night was one of the most interesting nights in my life and also I really like this picture. Balinese people are throwing burning coconuts to... More
  • 140 sales! many or less?

    by Augustinasg | 16th of June, 2015

    So I reach 140 sales, it is achievment for me cuz its quite big number for me. But when I realize that I have uploaded more that 3 k illustrations I think that I am quite a loser. Other guys with uploads like that have the same number of sales and I reach only 140 is that... More
  • Its working!!!

    by Kitneyi | 16th of June, 2015

    My previous blog post was about testing the waters and deciding to start selling more seriously... well it has worked. It is slow but it is moving. I am grateful to those who have supported me and given the the encouragement to carry on pushing forward and sell more images... More
  • NICE AND UNEXPECTED BONUS!

    by Cathconvey | 15th of June, 2015

    Recently I knew that several photos of mine have been purchased through photobanks and published in books. That’s a great pleasure to know! I found those books at a bookstore – they’re very nice and I decided that I want to have them in my family library. Also I decided... More
  • 10,000th Sale Today

    by Aneese | 11th of June, 2015

    I am so happy to announce that I had my 10,000th sale on Dreamstime today. The picture that was the 10,000th sale was of a dog looking out of an airplane window. This picture also happens to be the one most downloads with 75 sales. a BIG THANKS to all the buyers that help... More
  • I Scheherazade!

    by Fengai | 11th of June, 2015

    I expected more sales and my level today - 1001 for sale! This tale! And this is my Eastern Jin magician!   I draw new illustrations, caricatures. I love contour drawing, I hope this kind of art - will be a success in sales      And my new style... More
  • Any ideas on improving your popularity and sales?

    by Awesomesiang | 3rd of June, 2015

    Hey guys, I've been here for more than 5 months now. Just got 1 sale until today. So I've been wondering if there's any ways to increase my sales or perhaps which and what kind of stock photos you guys focus more on? The image that I got sale is `old book with old glasses`... More

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