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Five years, and 20,000 sales later...
posted by bradcalkins - 7th of may, 2013
I always had a thing for nice round numbers, so it is with some satisfaction that I hit 20,000 sales right around my 5 year anniversary! When I started out I never would have guessed I would get to this point, but I also completely... More...
1000th sale!
posted by libux77 - 4th of may, 2013
Just to share with you the achievement of my first 1000 sales (in two years). This is the 1000th sale: Quite satisfied taking into accont that roughly 700 sales are concerning the last 12 months. Unfortunately rate... More...
Finally Arrive at 500 illustrations published
posted by fantasyart - 25th of april, 2013
After a year of hard work, finally achieved the goal of the 500 illustrations accepted. I am very happy with the sales results obtained in Dreamstime. And now he begins the road to my new goal ... 1,000 illustrations before the end... More...
My first sale
posted by jfanchin - 15th of april, 2013
I sign in today to upload some more pictures and at my biggest surprise, i got 1 image sold, this is encouraging. There is the image Some of the same batch :) More...
100 sales of the same image
posted by thanatonautii - 5th of april, 2013
Well, it`s the first picture - better said illustration - that does this, it reaches 100 sales...and it brought me 383,77 dollars. Not bad, I would say, for one drawing! This is the picture guilty for bringing me so much money, and... More...
How To Create Digital Art That Sells Using The 7 Elements Of Art
posted by anatomyofrockthe - 30th of march, 2013
Explore The 7 Elements Of Art for Digital Artists and learn how to create digital art that sells with a free video tutorial by artist, Aaron Rutten. Watch Exploring The Elements Of Art on YouTube Website: Aaron Rutten's Digital... More...
Finally reached my one year goal!
posted by inyrdreams - 29th of march, 2013
well its been a long year, (ok.. it was a little over a year!) but I managed to get over 500 images accepted, and my first 100 sales! thanks so much for the support of everyone and all the tips and help along the way. sure is a learning... More...
100 sales !
posted by zarg404 - 24th of march, 2013
After two years here, I reach the 100 sales milestone with this picture ! Now I am thinking more and more about stock photography. I also really think my image quality improve with Dreamstime selection !
2 Downloads each
posted by amdizdarevic - 19th of march, 2013
I think it’s interesting how 4 of my images have 2 downloads each and those are the only downloads that I have. Finally had some time to submit additional 44 photos that are currently in-review, so I am hoping that I will be over... More...
Add Your Dreamstime Photos to Your Own Videos to Increase Sales
posted by gwhughes - 11th of march, 2013
If you are wanting to drive people to your Dreamstime images try providing video content for viewers and point people to your Dreamstime portfolio. Here's how: 1. include some of your photos in videos that you make 2. make sure... More...
Upcoming Milestone
posted by georgeskyrillos - 22nd of february, 2013
In order not to miss my 1,500th sale like I did with my 1,000th sale, I'll blog about it before it happens :P Still 8 downloads to go to reach 1,500 sales, so I randomly picked 8 files from my portfolio. Wonder if any of them will... More...
Firsts pictures, firsts views,...
posted by jordieasy - 20th of february, 2013
Good evening! I'm new at stock photography, and I've been using dreamstime as I read is one of the best stock photo pages. By now I'm trying to upload pictures little by little, anyway I can't keep my patience and wait for those 10-... More...
Not even uploaded my complete portfolio, still I have already 3 sales!
posted by marceladmiraal - 20th of february, 2013
Hello everybody, I'm a Dutch photographer. For the past I've worked mostly on commission as a sports, travel, nature and studio photographer before I got sucked into the corporate life. Now I'm trying to get back to photography... More...
What a surprise
posted by orion9nl - 8th of february, 2013
Yesterday I decided to look if I had sold anything at all - and with just 86 photo's online my sales are slow but I am fine with that cause for me this is just fun - only to discover that someone bought one of my pics for $11. This... More...
Chinese new year is coming soon!
posted by billysiew - 7th of february, 2013
Chinese new year is coming soon! Here, want to show you my two recent uploads.. I think it was a bit too late.. I don't expect any sales from these two image in this year... Might need to wait for next chinese... More...
New Dt: what do you think about it?
posted by gheburaseye - 6th of february, 2013
Did you see the new dreamstime site? What do You think about this new site? Personally i like it but at the first time I was a little confused (I had some difficulties in finding the management Area for example) but now I can say... More...
200 sales. Thank you dreamstime family :)
posted by ferro - 2nd of february, 2013
Today I reached 200 sales :) This is a happy photo number 200 :) It was a long hard journey but also an exciting. During this time I learned a lot about stock photography and I hope that this will help me to further progress.... More...
My First 300 Sales
posted by kharyadi - 26th of january, 2013
Ok now, so today I just got 300 sales. I have been a little bit lazy for a few last months, but this 300 sales thing came up. I suppose should be more active in stockphotos from now on ;p However this is my 300th sales image:... More...
Images I can't wait to sell
posted by peanutroaster - 22nd of january, 2013
The following images from my portfolio have tons of views but no sales. They sit in my list of most viewed images and stick out like a sore thumb! Either they just simply stink, or they have great keywords but are not exactly what... More...
500 downloads milestone
posted by newsfocus1 - 18th of january, 2013
Just had my download number 500 here at Dreamstime. It's been getting close for a while but a sudden flurry of sales in January got me there. I'm pleased to say that it was one of my best selling images - the Tentertainment music festival... More...
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