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  • 10.000 $ … stock .. Now what?

    by Asterixvs | 9th of May, 2013

    After 2 years, 7 months and 9 days I reached the 10.000$. Now What?... I started submitting in a lucky day of September 13th and I got my first sale after 15 days….. 0.99 cents. …. For the rest of 9999.01 I did the following:... More
  • Five years, and 20,000 sales later...

    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 underestimated how much effort would be... More
  • Stock or not Stock? that is the question...

    by Tempestz | 5th of May, 2013

    As someone who has used stock photos in a past job, I can appreciate the creative photographs some photographers see when they capture an image. I always had something in mind when i was searching for stock photos, whether it was for a blog i wrote such as the following... More
  • My family hates microstock

    by Daddiomanottawa | 3rd of May, 2013

    Well, not exactly. I suppose I should rephrase my title to more correctly say, "My Family Hates the way microstock has changed me". Yup, it has. I am changed, altered. Microstockly-speaking, I am but a shadow of the man I was fifteen months ago. Like one of the Autobots... More
  • Studying the database and file age

    by Celiaak | 3rd of May, 2013

    When we are starters at micro stock, one of the things we must do to learn more about stock image industry is to study the database to see what is uploaded, what sells better, what are the current trends and so on. This cannot be achieved in one day or a week, it is more... More
  • Achieve my goal for April

    by Jfanchin | 1st of May, 2013

    Already 50 images online for my first upload, and i have also submitted on couple of site, but i must say am satisfied with dreamstime for some reason, such as, its user friendly, easy to prepare your files for submission, and you can pop in anytime to modify your contents,... More
  • Ideal image size

    by Vilaimages | 27th of April, 2013

    Hello everybody, I'm sure this must have been discussed before in this Forum, but I could not find the answer I am looking for. I began processing my photos in a different way and as a final result, I end up with a bigger file (more resolution). After Dreamstime's resizing... More
  • $200 in about 5 months

    by Robinstockphotos | 25th of April, 2013

    This is good news for the newbies who are trying to get paid for a hobby. I haven't really been putting in any efforts at conceptual stock photos and portraits, which are supposed to sell best. The main reason being I don't have proper gear yet. If I shot a portrait, I'd... More
  • For those about to stock - we salute you!

    by Daddiomanottawa | 24th of April, 2013

    I direct todays ranting to newbies. Not long time, experienced professional photographers new to Dreamstime itself or seeking additional income in microstock. Or microstockers already successful at other sites and new to Dreamstime. Or super-talented, successful current Dreamstime... More
  • Stockholm archipelago, my latest collection

    by Perstock | 23rd of April, 2013

    This is an area i really love to spend time in - all year around and in all places. Really inspiring in many ways. Especially when it comes to photography. My description tells some about it: Stockholm archipelago (Swedish: Stockholms skärgård) is the largest archipelago... More
  • And here I cross 200 :)

    by Mangalika | 16th of April, 2013

    Really glad to see my 200th image online :) My stay at a happening city like Singapore and our trip to Indonesia have recently brought me numerous sets of new shots and a growth in sales. I am still in process of picking lots more from my repository. There was a day when... More
  • Editorial can Work

    by Danienel | 16th of April, 2013

    I've always been a bit skeptical about shooting non-hard-press editorial imagery, since I underestimated the amount of editorial publications that need images of a more commentary and information type of style. Dreamstime, I'm glad to report, are one of the few agencies... More
  • Finally on Dreamstime

    by Jfanchin | 5th of April, 2013

    I finally get some of my images on Dreamstime, this is so exciting I've create my account since last year, and only now i finally get the time to upload my works I am really glad I'm on DT, and be surrounded by people who have a mutual interest "Photography" this is so... More
  • Finally reached my one year goal!

    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 curve to stock and I am still learning!... More
  • 500 images online - time to celebrate!

    by Martingraf | 26th of March, 2013

    Two years ago, if someone would have told me that I will have half a thousand images online at Dreamstime - I would have said "No way". Now the 500th picture has been accepted. Funny though that they're brick walls, because I never thought I would take... More
  • Stockphoto 101

    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" - What should i answer to that, c'... More
  • 500 Sales Thanks to the DT Community!

    by Mike2focus | 4th of March, 2013

    In May of 2011 I bought my first camera! I was so excited to start shooting photos so I could upload them on DreamsTime. DreamsTime is my favorite micro stock agency that I'd been using to purchase photos for projects at the ad agency I work at. But like most people, I didn'... More
  • Slow month Feb'13. Why???

    by Henrymm | 28th of February, 2013

    Dear all, February has just ended. But no sale for me. Is it just happen to me only? How about you guys? But I hope that this is a kind of Up and Down situation as long as Stock photography is concerned. So I won't give up and will upload more and more as much as I... More
  • Two achievements in one day!

    by TMarchev | 27th of February, 2013

    Hello community of creative people:} I want to share with you my day 27.02.2013... Today i got 1000th sale and have 650 files online ready for more sales! Yeah it's good day for me! I know that there are people who are novices and also expect such achievements so... More
  • Firsts pictures, firsts views,...

    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 10-12 days to see if my pictures are accepted... More

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