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  • disapointment

    by Markantonydavid | 3rd of May, 2009

    having uploaded a number of pictures recently i was at first over the moon to have two of them downloaded within the first month, but that feeling was short lived when i realised that all i made from these two sales at maximum resolution was $0.70. can anyone please tell... More

    by Michaeljung | 3rd of May, 2009

    After 15 months doing stock photograhpy, finally reached 5000 downloads, it's not great but it's a mark. my first sale on stock photos: my 5000th sale: See Article
  • 3 Photos 3 Sales in 3 Months GREAT!

    by Alberm | 29th of April, 2009

    Dreamstime is abolutly great I just uploaded some Photos and they turn to sale. The Userinterface is a great experience! Check my Portfolio. Maybe I can pay my next trip with this:) See Article
  • Exclusive sales

    by Aginger | 24th of April, 2009

    Today's suprise is two new sales from my exclusive images - thank you!: In my opinion, exclusivity is not the best way on any stock sites. Maybe some of you will disagree, but I think I'm not good enough for exclusivity. :) However, the option in Dreamstime that... More
  • So Busy, So Much Good News - Including my First W-EL!

    by Walleyelj | 22nd of April, 2009

    Between my day job, the holidays, my first two photo assignments and getting ready for our trip to Alaska next month, I haven't found time to post. The last time I posted I said my next goal was to hopefully sell $100 in a month. The end of Janaury I finally broke the... More
  • Just hit 2,000 Sales!

    by Travismanley | 22nd of April, 2009

    Just hit 2,000 sales recently. Im pretty excited, hopefully many more to follow! Here is the 2,000th image I sold. See Article
  • My first 100 sales!!!!!

    by Sekdo | 18th of April, 2009

    Oooohhhhh my first 100 sales. Compare from some others, I am a bit slow, but happy. Thanks Dreamstime! Thanks a lot those like my images. And.... sorry for my bad english! :P The 100 sold image is a moto in sunset!! See Article
  • 50th Sale

    by Fultonsphoto | 17th of April, 2009

    Well March was my best month here since joining but April has seen me get my 50th sale. Although my PF says 48 sales this image was my 50th sale. Thanks to all the buyers that have supported me this far, hopefully my next 50 will come quickly :0) More
  • Professionals in Microstock

    by Indy2320 | 14th of April, 2009

    Professional photographers earn big dollars for what they do.They travel the world capturing images for the likes of National Geographic,The Smithsonian Institute and many other publications.They may own portrait studios or just be freelancers that travel into very harsh... More
  • What Images will sell in UAE this summer, Unofficial Assignment

    by Creativei | 14th of April, 2009

    Calling all International photographers, here is a small tip what images people in UAE will be looking for this summer as there are some big events going on. One such event is Arabian Travel Market. Grab you gears and go out to and try to capture, Arabic people in Airport,... More
  • What are well covered subjects.

    by Diegoc | 7th of April, 2009

    Recently I got a refused image message, the reason: a well covered subjet in DT. I am not complaining, at all, Is not the first, and for sure will not be the last. But I'vee been wondering about the refusal reasons, specially the well covered subject one. I agree when... More
  • 4th Sale

    by Breenicole | 6th of April, 2009

    This photo of Egyptian currency is my 4th sale! Now I am just trying to get more uploaded photos to be accepted... See Article
  • Waiting for sale #5...

    by Angelaostafichuk | 5th of April, 2009

    I'm beginning to think i'll stick with my day job :P However I love my new Tokina 11-16 wide angle and can't wait to test it out! I'll keep waiting for that #5...and maybe one day even #1000 right along with my dream of being "discovered" on the streets. But for now... More
  • How to improve sales?

    by Picstudio | 4th of April, 2009

    Everybody here on Dreamstime wants to know how to improve sales. In my opinion nobody can give 100% solution to this problem. In my opinion to improve sales the following steps are necessary:- 1. Quality:- This is one of the most important point to improve sales. Quality... More
  • My first dollar earned

    by Asyan | 2nd of April, 2009

    Hello everyone, Although I'm a amateur photographer, I'm very happy, because yesterday I earned my first dollar on DT (1.09 $ to be more exactly), after only one month and a half of exposing my small portfolio (now 16 photos accepted). I have also participated in... More
  • 100 sales!

    by Annieyek | 2nd of April, 2009

    Finally, I achieved 100 sales. Compare from some others, I am a bit slow. However, I was quite happy with this. Thanks Dreamstime! and those like my images. Let's go and look higher! See Article
  • I love DT...feeling great

    by Mitch1921 | 1st of April, 2009

    March was really great... Firstly,I had my 200th images online.. It was for photo request forum. Thank you buyer for requesting and downloading. I'm glad you like it. Secondly, I'm happy that I had my first file approval for the current assignment (after... More
  • 100 sales!!

    by Cienpies | 30th of March, 2009

    Hello everyone, we finally achieve this milestone with the following images: The 100 sold image is a mother playing with his baby girl and the number 101 is a group of fresh colorful fruits. We would like to know what do you think about our online portfolio,... More
  • 3 accomplishments in one week

    by Amilevin | 30th of March, 2009

    Hi all, I just had my best week here in DT in which I accomplished 3 major milestones: 1. I have 350 files online!! :) This is the 350th which got approved: (the holy bible) 2. I had my 100th sale!! :) This was the image which got sold:... More
  • My March In a nutshell

    by Fultonsphoto | 30th of March, 2009

    My first level 2 image was all from sales on this image in March (i.e. all 5 sales in this month) Total sales for March 20, doubling my sales for February and almost half of my total sales (44) in one month alone. My total revenue, close to 3 times more than any other... More

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