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  • 1.000 SALES!

    by Bennymarty | 18th of September, 2015

    Hello! I would like to share with you my happiness reaching 1.000 SALES milestone! This is my 1000th sale:    I love Dreamstime because here you can sell any kind of subject for example: - illustrations about New York patriotic symbols    - Animals... More
  • 7 777 photos online

    by Annahristova | 17th of September, 2015

    On October 2, 2013 was accepted my first photo on the site.For less than two years they became 7 777.And three years ago I have not even imagined that I could earn money from photography. I know that my sales are not great in number, but recently in one day from two images... More
  • 50 sales!

    by Marconti805 | 9th of September, 2015

    I never thought i would make 50 sales! DT has helped me learn and develop as a photographer in my spare time. Even though it is frustrating to have an image refused i do try and learn from the critique. Of my 50 I picked my favorite to share.    More
  • First milestone - first payment done!

    by Arx0nt | 5th of September, 2015

      A year passed since I started doing stock photography. Finaly reached my first milestone at dreamstime - first 100$ payed. Fantastic feeling. A lot of work has been done, but I want better results. More sales to go! Btw, this image is bestseller. What you think? Cheers More
  • My first 20 sales

    by Singhlens | 1st of September, 2015

    I started building my port at Dreamstime this year, have tried to learn from others on the forum. Hopeful that it will be good journey ahead for me. Some success for now, looking forward to do better work.           More
  • Milestone August

    by Winnietam | 1st of September, 2015

    August was a great month for me as a new-ish Dreamstimer.   I had my second TIFF sale!   I had my highest sale value (a credit sale, no less)! But overall, I had my highest ever number of sales in a month. August was an all-around success.   Hooray!... More
  • First 100 dollars

    by Balanvalentin | 31st of August, 2015

    For me 90 sales=100 dollars. After I became the exclusive photographer my sales growing from month to month. In this all time I understand that perseverance and exercise are very important. I am proud of this result... My next objective 10 000 photo.       More
  • 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

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