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I'm confused. Can you help?
posted by fantasyart - 17th of october, 2012
Sorry if my question is obvious, but I have not found an answer to this question. My question is this: What are the rights to be activated when you submit a photo or illustration? - Web Usage (W-EL) - Print Usage (P-EL) - Sell... More...
Crop tool ©
posted by shmeljov - 11th of october, 2012
Crop tool is a really handy instrument. Sometimes it's just enough to take a photo and cut a part of it and that's it: a normal level selling photo is now almost a bestseller. More...
My first sale
posted by alicestorm - 4th of october, 2012
Yeeey my first photo sold, I'm so happy :)
Kaiju - stock rulez!
posted by kaijustock - 21st of september, 2012
Uh.. My first time when I sold sth on stock! 3D rulez! Yeeeea! I am happy! :) Hello Dreamstime! :)
My first 100$!
posted by dark3y3s - 21st of september, 2012
I have finally reached my first 100$ today, after more than 2 years contributing to DT agency :) Although somewhere along the way I lost my hope for this thing to happen, when I saw today that I achieved it I felt really happy and raised... More...
Kids at the playground.
posted by korat_cn - 10th of september, 2012
Great! What a beautiful surprise, this image is so loved from buyers! I've uploaded it at the end of may and I've reached an earning of 107 $ today! An estract of my earning page for image no 19361916. Views:1594 Downloads:... More...
Waiting for Sales
posted by peanutroaster - 16th of august, 2012
One of the mistakes newbies make (I know because I was once one myself), is thinking that they have the greatest stock photograph ever, upload it, sit back and wait for the sales to pour in. Its like waiting for the phone to ring... More...
Why I do not have pictures sell it?
posted by jianbinglee - 15th of july, 2012
I have always DT picture sale of very few. In particular, recently, it was actually nothing to download.Although I know my picture in a multi-editorial pictures, but I know this is not the cause. Dear friends, I want to hear your suggestions,... More...
BIG in microSTOCK tips and tutorials
posted by kikkerdirk - 2nd of july, 2012
Hello All I'm very proud to announce the launch of my brand new website. It is still in development but already contains quite some interesting articles. Topics go from basic over advanced microstock to photography and a whole lot... More...
SpiderPic - Another case for being exclusive
posted by peanutroaster - 3rd of june, 2012
I recently sold this crazy photo of myself (I was dressed up for a charity event with a disco theme) and I was really curious to see where it might show up. A Google images search took me to this site called SpiderPic.com and there... More...
What are your plans when you receive the first payment
posted by vtr - 1st of june, 2012
This is in continuation to my earlier Blog Entry Monetizing a hobby is the sweetest thing and for some whom this is a fulltime profession the need of the hour. I know that there are lot of photographers here who would have already... More...
How mature is this mature market?
posted by peanutroaster - 2nd of may, 2012
They say the micro stock world is a maturing market. But how mature can a market be when new players seem to jump in everyday? It is a mature market in many ways but in a lot of ways the players still act very immature. I think... More...
$600 Earnings Image
posted by iwhitwo - 29th of april, 2012
I received a surprising email from Dreamstime this week that read as follows: SR-EL sale - ID - Immediate action required Dear Ian, This is an automated notification informing you that one of your files has been sold under... More...
My first TIFF sale!
posted by chamanzinga - 29th of february, 2012
I was so pleased to see one of my image being downloaded as TIFF! If I know where this image would show-up (may be on a cover of a magazine or something), it would be so encouraging! To be honest, after I had about 20 images approved... More...
Property release
posted by klicaqui - 4th of february, 2012
Hi people Do I need a property release signed by the owner of a car so that i can sell the pictures here? I tought so but when i downloaded the form on dreamstime i got confused because it said: " I ..................... the... More...
Increasing Acceptance Level
posted by peanutroaster - 30th of january, 2012
I started with Dreamstime in July 2011. After years of putting serious photography on the back burner as we raised our son, the purchase of my first serious digital camera lead me to micro-stock and the possibilities of turning a passion... More...
The Secret of Microstock - It ain't so secret
posted by peanutroaster - 10th of january, 2012
For those just discovering the world of micro-stock photograph and turning your photographs into earnings, there is a steep learning curve. You have to learn how to step up your technical game taking pictures and developing them with... More...
Best selling illustrations and vector drawing of 2011
posted by ajv123ajv - 4th of january, 2012
CALLING ALL GRAPHIC DESIGNERS WHO SELL IMAGES ON DREAMSTIME I want to put together a Collection of the best selling illustrations and vector drawing on Dreamstime for 2011. So please let me have your best, maximum of three image... More...
Best of 2011
posted by mellimage - 1st of january, 2012
This image of a green window is among my favorite images from 2011. Which ones are yours? I've posted all others on my blog, feel free to check them out:Best of 2011. Happy New Year and all the best for 2012! More...
Poppa Needs a Brand New Lens
posted by peanutroaster - 1st of december, 2011
It's now December and if the world of business is anything like my former corporate life, this is the time of year when department heads are asked to "use it or lose it". Year end budgets are always strange animals in the world... More...
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