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Stockphoto 101
posted by matthiase - 13th of march, 2013
Well taking a photo isn't hard? - Not at all. With today's technology everyone can pick up a camera and take images. A very common comment you get as a photographer - "Your camera take very good photos"... More...
First Sale, two of them in fact
posted by alaskalarry1 - 1st of november, 2012
I just started a while ago with dreamstime, and I have 7 pictures so far, and I sold this simple picture of a wooden path. I also sold a picture of a fossil. That is with only 7 pics so far. Maybe this is just beginners luck? Anyway,... More...
Getting More Involved
posted by kml1993 - 28th of september, 2011
I became part of the Dreamstime family 3 years ago, but was like the family member that you only saw at the reunion every couple years. I only got on, maybe, a couple times a year and uploaded even less, but today I decided to start... More...
Studio lighting.
posted by dgphotographic - 13th of september, 2011
I have a home studio, it is set up in my garage, I have gradually built up my gear. I started off using my camera flash on a remote trigger mounted on my tripod, a secondary flash set on "slave". To give differing lighting set ups.... More...
Getting better
posted by torasnapsfr - 11th of may, 2011
Finally, it took me about a year from when I started with Dreamstime but I'm finally getting loads more photos accepted. It's probably partly because I am taking better photos, partly because I'm taking photos that are stock worthy... More...
New here
posted by swelsh1 - 31st of august, 2010
Hi everyone, I am new to dreamtime and looking forward to using it as a tool to improve my photography and hopefully make a few dollars at the same time. I have recently moved to Australia and I am really looking forward to getting... More...
What program for illustrations ??
posted by bobsphotography - 11th of february, 2010
I was just wandering wich program is the best to use for illustrations. I am totally into photography, but my wife wanted to start doing illustrations. So it would be great to know what kind of program is the best to start with.... More...
How many need more sales?
posted by brightspark567 - 22nd of may, 2009
I have now realized that views mean nothing! My portfolio so far has received a decent number of views with this image having the most views and one sale: I hear that lots of views means good keywording, but no sales means images... More...
Summer is coming :)
posted by martinedegraaf - 6th of march, 2009
Yeah!! About 7 months ago, I decided to give this microstockthing a try. Right after my first sale, I was hooked! Or maybe addicted is a better word for it ;o) I started to upload and upload, getting lots of rejections but learning... More...
Starting out..2 weeks in.
posted by johoden - 2nd of february, 2009
2 weeks in....such a learning curve.... First attempt at a Blog,thought I would share my thoughts. 20 pending photos,1 uploaded,I think 8 refused. First lesson was navigating the site,and thankyou for all the help you guys have given... More...
Important Milestones
posted by hdanne - 28th of november, 2008
There seems to be several important milestones when starting with Microstock Photography: - first photo accepted - first photo sold / downloaded - first 100 photos on-line - first 100$ of revenues - ..... But what... More...
yipee!
posted by karenkh - 23rd of october, 2008
Ok, so it's only a small yipee but I was excited today when I had a few more photos accepted. I'm up to 14 already and just got started! Thanks to everyone who has offered advice, keep it coming I still have much to learn. More...
Exciting
posted by shaja - 13th of october, 2008
Microstock market is a really exciting palce that makes a easy and possible way for everyone who want to sell their photoes no matter he/she is a professional or an amateur as long as has his/her own wonderful photoes on hand. Let'... More...
I start to be Dreamstime photographer
posted by tomas24 - 26th of august, 2008
Ufff DT accept my first photo's so I start to be a DT stock photographer. Am I a happy? Yes, but not so much. It's great to be here, where I can learn more, from other great photographers. It's nice to meet new people. Time to... More...
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