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  • 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
  • Why blog dreamstime?

    by Adammeadows12 | 23rd of June, 2015

    Why blog? the benefits of blogging stock images. It helps bring in traffic towards your portfolio which in hence increases sales, you could also buy or pay for ads that can feature your site (don't you dare!). Every time you write a blog it's like another indexed page on... 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
  • Using your phone for Stock Photography

    by Ravenphotography | 27th of May, 2015

    One of the greatest things about the modern day is the ability to quickly capture any moment within an instant, with the fantastic little camera that most of us have within our pockets at all times, our phones. Dreamstime very quickly realised that there was a market here... More
  • My first HAPPY GOAL

    by Mariayunira | 20th of May, 2015

    Since my first joining in January 2011 until August 2014, I do a very very slow move of uploading. It's only 4 images with 0 earnings. So embarassing, isn't? But when I woke up from those bad dreams, I started a full speed of hard working. I created and uploaded image... More
  • And now 800 photos on line!

    by Marcociannarel | 14th of May, 2015

        and starting from now I have 800 pictures on line on DT! and sales starts to increase :-) See Article
  • Myths of the Microstock Industry

    by Wisconsinart | 6th of May, 2015

    It is a constant for new contributors joining Dreamstime so there are always people who are beginning their journey into the business of commercial photography. And thus, many of them invariably ask the same questions over and over as they seek answers for being successful... More
  • 1500 images online

    by Perstock | 5th of May, 2015

        Time to celebrate! Today I past 1500 images online - an image from Vaxholm, "capital" of Stockholm archipelago. The other image is taken in Gaschurn, Austria where I spend a great week in february - partly financed from DT sales :-) Cheers from Stockholm! More
  • My very first sale

    by Frozenmountainphotography | 4th of May, 2015

    Well today I made my very first sale on dreamstime so I'm very excited, and also very thankful that someone liked my picture enough to purchase it.   See Article
  • Travel Images - How to make good sales

    by Mrallen | 2nd of May, 2015

    TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY - MAKE IT PAY. It is often said that making good sales and income from 'travel' stock is very difficult. YES, IT IS !! - or at least it can be if you don't make your images stand out from the crowd. On Dreamstime, if you do a search... More
  • Celebrating my first 500 sales in 1 just year contributing

    by Bennymarty | 1st of May, 2015

    Hello I'm glad to share with you my new milestone in less than 1 year contributing. My first year dreamstime birthday will be on 9th may 2015 :) the beautiful day when I took the courage to make my first account in microstock photography and meet a professional judgment... More
  • Tweet and Re-Tweet

    by Clewisleake | 27th of April, 2015

        Ever capture a great image that you just knew was useful only to have it not sell?, Well I captured this great image while on vacation down in Virginia, USA and I knew it was a sure fire seller but noticed after a year it didn't have any sales!, so I tried re-tweeting... More
  • My first hundred sales!

    by Theob | 27th of April, 2015

    My first hundred sales, a threshold that I finally reached after a year since I came back to this site, with desire to have as many, varied and most outstanding images from as many areas and sections, from everything that surrounds us. It's a new milestone what I reached... More

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