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  • My first level 2

    by Adammeadows12 | 14th of November, 2015

    Its been a while since I have uploaded any good images but now I'm back to uploading more images that hopefully get accepted, I just hit my first level 2 image and I'm super exited! Its like getting your first sale of 68 cents. I hope that I will continue to get more sales... More
  • Wonderful:17 sales in a night...

    by FabioConcetta | 11th of November, 2015

    This morning, just had breakfast, as usual is to see if and how many sales I realized. I could not believe, 17 sales of illustrations, I have to start increasing my portfolio! Here are some illustrations sold!       [previmg]0_18823610[/previmg]     ... More
  • I found my way - Photography

    by Mantvydasd | 4th of November, 2015

    When I started taking photos, I never thought that I will sell any pictures for somebody. I was taking photos just for my pleasure, holding them in my hard disk and showing to my friends in social media. Time to time i was looking for new ideas, lessons, interesting information... More
  • Artist way

    by Helga555 | 21st of October, 2015

    Hi, I would like to introduce myself, I am a visual artist and I am working a lot with photography. I created my DT account few years ago, with my vector illustrations, then I stopped to upload, and now I wish to restart and be focused more on my photographs. I am travelling... More
  • We Have Lift Off!

    by Photographycornwall | 2nd of September, 2015

    Okay, so it's taken 6 months, but I finally have my first sale on DT! That $0.35 has made my day :) Hopefully now the floodgates will open and more sales will follow. However, I do think I need to re-keyword my images--and upload lots more--to stand any chance of making regular... More
  • The First Steps Were a Success

    by Eezeedesign | 20th of August, 2015

    My first few months on here have been a success. I am still not doing this at the speed I would like. Sadly this is just a hobby for me right now. I currently work two full time jobs and photography has been a way to relax. I have several photos pending that I hope are approved!... More
  • My first stock photos

    by Fotopacza | 27th of July, 2015

    Hi, I'd like to share with You a short tale about my first two stock phtotos. Unfortunately still without sale. First one is macro - very nice vintage metal flower, which is an element of an old rusty gateway between the old Warsaw church the name Św. Katarzyny and... More
  • Leap of Faith

    by Eezeedesign | 17th of May, 2015

      Finally after years of designing for other companies I have made the leap into photography for myself. I am extremely nervous and excited at the same time. Fear of the unknown is what has me most afraid. Nobody wants to fail, but I know that with failure comes knowledge.... More
  • Starting Out

    by Can88tread | 16th of May, 2015

    I have been getting more into taking photos over the past five years. In a lot of ways it is a very spontaneous act, but at the same time not at all. Great photos can come out of planning all these details to make it just right and often there will be some great photos. My... More
  • Bird Photography on a Budget (Part I)

    by Matthewcuda | 11th of May, 2015

      I have been asked two different times recently as to how to get started in wildlife photography and how my photographs are so sharp? I of course gave the obligatory answers about shutter speed, aperture, a good tripod and practice, but this has unfolded into larger... More
  • I'm back.... seven years later. Hello everyone!

    by Rmedvid | 22nd of February, 2015

    Hi there, I registered with Dreamstime 7 years ago, uploaded some images and... quit ( Really, was busy with some other stuff, shooting on demand photo and video. Also started developing Android applications for photographers -- that is so fun indeed ! Now decided... More
  • New on Dreamstime

    by Sam20140218 | 7th of November, 2014

    Hey everyone, I just wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself; my name is Sam and I live in Dubai. Love to travel and explore and I have always loved documenting my journeys! Having a big database of pictures I thought that doing something with my photography would... More
  • So well... let´s do microstock, what could possibly go wrong?

    by Konsti | 29th of October, 2014

    First things first: Hi. My Name is Konstantin (yep call me Konsti pls) and i´m 19 years old. So i did photography for a year now and wanted to go commercial since i started this thing. I love it! I´m kinda addicted to upload. Until the weekend, i think I´ll gonna... More
  • My first startrail photo

    by Fallostupido | 18th of August, 2014

    Hello, i'm very happy because i've done my first stars trail with my camera canon 550d and tamron 10-50mm. Really these photo is also my firs assignement and i hope to win with your help ;) to realize these image i have done more than 140 pics of the sky and i've used... More
  • Rookie on Dreamstime. Finally!

    by Drew300 | 12th of June, 2014

    Hi shooters! Finally got my stock pictures accepted by Dreamstime! After a few rejections I finally did it. It's a great motivation to see your photos were accepted. I started shooting a few months ago. Bought old used Nikon D300 with Sigma 17-70 f/2.8-4.5 plus I bought... More
  • Small tip to all new photographers

    by AuthenticCreations | 23rd of April, 2014

    At the beginning I see that many have to struggle with getting many images accepted. This is because some of us have to get used with the rules of getting images accepted or because you just started with photography. I would like to let you avoid starting with an low acceptance... More
  • My development at Dreamstime

    by Gellerpa | 12th of April, 2014

    When I started at Dreamstime, I thought every times about potential sales. I read different tips many times, which photos I should upload to get high sales and approval ratio. But 4 month ago I decided, that I don’t want take photos without passion. I started taking the... More
  • March: a milestone month

    by ClaireCphotography | 27th of March, 2014

    Hi Everybody, I wanted to thank you all for the encouragement and the tips that I've been receiving since I've joined DT. As mentioned in the header, March is a milestone month for many different things. So what happened during this magical month? ;-) Well one... More
  • Good clicks

    by Egonzitter | 14th of January, 2014

    Wishing you a fresh start in the new year with a lot of good beautiful and valuable Clicks!!!! Egon See Article
  • My first sale!

    by Monkeyparty420 | 7th of December, 2013

    My first sale,this is a good start! See Article

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