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  • Worth the wait

    by Mvogel | 4th of March, 2012

    This is for all of you DT newbies that are wondering if all of this is actually worth it. When you first start out you upload image after image only to watch your acceptance ratio tank while you try to figure out what the editors will accept. You may start to get a sale... More
  • Best wishes!

    by Laurasinelle | 1st of March, 2012

    I want a share with you a quote that I read in the e-book of Michael Clark " Adobe photoshop Lightroom, a professional photographer´s workflow" "If you are out there shooting, things will happen for your. If you´re not out there, you´ll only hear about it. -- JAY... More
  • Anything wrong or it is normal?

    by Vladimirkim3722 | 28th of February, 2012

    Hello, fellow workers! I've recently (November, 2011) started to upload images on DT but have only 3 sales. Is it normal or anything wrong with my images? Any advices? Thanks. Here are some of my shots. More
  • Another Level 2 Image!

    by Eclecticelegance | 18th of February, 2012

    Wow, it's been a very long time since I last blogged on here. Almost a year. Oops. But I hope all you guys have been doing well and getting lots of sales! I just had a second image get to level 2 just a couple of weeks ago!! Yay! I hope to do some more uploading... More
  • New application for android phones to check earnings

    by Dacasdo | 14th of February, 2012

    There is a new application for android phones, devices and tablets to check your earnings in Dreamstime and 28 more agencies in your devices.... thats amazing. You can check in mobile: www.apps.opera.com/pa/​microstock_report.html Just go and search Microstock Report... 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
  • My First $200

    by Hotmidhun | 13th of February, 2012

    I joined Dreastime in the early March 2011. Though genuinely interested in photography, I had never thought that I would do something called STOCK photography. I still do not know what I do can be called strictly stock photos. Time was very difficult. first two months... More
  • Another DT milestone!

    by Leesniderphotoimages | 10th of February, 2012

    Today I surpassed the 2,000 sales mark which I consider something of an achievement. I have been a DT member for 3 years this month and it has taken a while but once the ball starts rolling sales DO accrue which further convinces me that the more images one can post on DT... More
  • My first sales! The feeling is just great!

    by Stdamos | 8th of February, 2012

    I' m an illustrator from Greece and about 5 months ago i' ve joined the constributor family of dreamstime. I only upload editorial illustrations ( portraits & caricatures ). I have only 7 sales but i know that it' s more difficult to sell editorial illustrations than commercial... More
  • 200 sales!

    by Gheburaseye | 6th of February, 2012

    Yes, I know: it's a small milestone, but it's an important milestone for me! Recently I reached 200 sales with this image: Now I have to work to reach soon the milestone of 300 sales :) G.E. See Article
  • How Travel Put The Thirty-five Cent Sale Into Perspective

    by Angelaostafichuk | 2nd of February, 2012

    Thirty-five cents. It seems like such a meager amount when I'm in Canada. Perhaps it can buy a cookie, a few candies, or in my city, a call on a payphone. For most living in "Westernized" countries, this meager amount is barely worth keeping in your pocket due to... More
  • Two years at DT

    by Jdanne | 31st of January, 2012

    Exactly two years ago I started with DT. First I struggled to get "anything" accepted and then I had to wait patiently for my first sale - for months. Now, two years later: - 310 photos online - 257 sales - acceptance rate: 54,8% - three paychecks, getting... More
  • the first sale

    by Gandolfos | 30th of January, 2012

    Only after a few days and after only 1 view i have my first sale on dreamstime. We hope that this is the first in a long series ... my english it's a shame...sorry ;-) See Article
  • Turning Rejection Into Self-Promotion

    by Angelaostafichuk | 30th of January, 2012

    My name is Angela and I have a rejection problem. It's not the usual suspects that most women my age worry about, so it's slightly tricky on learning how to deal when you can't turn to a friend for advice. I of course, am talking about stock photography rejections. it'... More
  • 7 sales in 7 days

    by Paulvandenberg71 | 24th of January, 2012

    Hello Dreamstimers, This is my first blog and have to figure it out how erverything works. Anyway the reason why I write this is, is that I have 7 sales in 7 days. For me as beginner is this a huge milestone for the moment and I am so happy with it. In september 2010 I... More
  • Finally 800 sales!

    by FabioConcetta | 24th of January, 2012

    Hello everyone! Today is a beautiful day for me, I reached the amazing number of 800 sales, I would never have imagined! As always thank you all for your participation in my blog, a warm greeting! This is the image sold. See Article
  • Milestone - 50 Images Online

    by Ntrifunovic | 24th of January, 2012

    I've just reached 50 images online with this image: Since I joined DT few months ago I had only 7 sales, I'm hoping to see increase in my sales as my portfolio gets bigger... :) My images that had sales: Few newest... More
  • Exclusive Rights

    by Sunguy | 20th of January, 2012

    Greetings Although my regular sales seem okay for a newbie ( 5 over the last week), it appears the real bucks are in someone buying the exclusive rights to an image. Does this happen very often or is it a rare occurrence. I would like to be able to upgrade my mode of transportation... More
  • 100!

    by Onedayoneimage | 10th of January, 2012

    Perhaps a small milestone, but an exciting one for me. My 100th download was yesterday but really and truly the number is not as important as the great experiences I've had shooting the photos, improving skills and being a part of Dreamstime. Here's #100 and I hope to take... More
  • One year on Dreamstime!!!

    by Nero67 | 9th of January, 2012

    Hello everyone, today I celebrate my first year on Dreamstime!!! One year has already passed since I joined DT and I'm very happy and proud to be part of this great community :-) I know that I have a little portfolio but unfortunately my day-job does not allow me to spend... More

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