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300-s image on-line
posted by yorgy67 - 10th of december, 2013
Hi, guys! Today reached the number of 300 images on-line in less than 10 months. Unfortunately can't afford spend enough time on photography, but try to invest as much time as possible. Hope, sales will come... Wishing you all... More...
First Assignment
posted by jormonago - 20th of november, 2013
I am so excited, this morning I had a file approved for the most recent assignment! I've submitted to two other assignments in the past, but sadly did not get accepted. Here is my image that was accepted. It had sold once prior to... More...
The Low-Down on Legal Language
posted by xixinxing - 30th of august, 2013
There is a recent trend among agencies to shift the legality requirement to the copyright holder who is sending the work to the agent, aka the photographer. A lot of this is practical. The agent cannot certify that a model/property... More...
Dreamstime Submission Rate
posted by toynutz - 27th of november, 2012
Based on numbers assigned to my Dreamstime submissions in a 10-hour period, I have calculated some interesting figures regarding average Dreamstime submission rates: 26 submissions per minute 1,549 submissions per hour 37,174 submissions... More...
One image approved for assignment submissions
posted by jackbluee - 8th of october, 2012
At last, one out of 7 images was approved for assignment submissions. I finally feel a little better since I've had only one sale for over a month with Dreamstime. I've learned a lot from reading the blogs and the files. I hope I will... More...
Such a long reviewing time!
posted by acosmin - 21st of august, 2012
For some time now it seems that the ETR until my submissions are reviewed keeps growing day by day. The latest images had an ETR of 105 hours yesterday and now are at 115 hours. If the website is so overwhelmed with submissions they... More...
Controversial: To Resubmit or Not After a Rejection?
posted by morganoliver - 1st of august, 2012
I have seen many DT newcomers with questions and seeking advice. Not to say that I am the best person to bring up this topic, with my 51% acceptance ratio, but DT allows you to resubmit a photo after being rejected for a reason. There... More...
The news can drive your photo's
posted by birksphotography - 8th of march, 2012
Everyday you see the headlines of the impending doom of one sort or another and what goes along with them? photo's. If your running short on idea's for your next photo shoot, think about looking through the news. Try to spot some... More...
New year and open possibilites
posted by birksphotography - 4th of january, 2012
This year is going to be a big leap for me. I've been a contributor of DT for a couple of years but I haven't really done much. This year I will be adjusting my submissions to be RF stock oriented and being more involved in the community.... More...
One Year In
posted by llareggub - 1st of january, 2012
I guess it is really two years in, I initially submitted some photography in January 2010 but failed the submission process and I go t a little demoralised so I wwent away and did a 365 Project to force me to learn the nuances of my... More...
Submitting photos
posted by mightymogwai - 16th of november, 2011
I thought that it would be much better to divide the submission process. In the first stage you have to submit just the photo without keywording with a small description. The editor will check if photo is acceptable based on the technical... More...
EDITORIAL PHOTO
posted by akulamatiau - 20th of september, 2011
Finally, my editorial photo submission was approved.My first attempt was refused. After some research, I found out I need to write in the description box; 1. The name of the place where its was taken... More...
Finally!!! I did it !
posted by billysiew - 12th of september, 2011
I am so happy.. My assignment file has been accepted after three time amendments First submission rejected due to " simplistic " , second submission rejected with the same problems. finally, i did it for the third submission. After... More...
Puppy Love
posted by taylorgracephotography - 13th of july, 2011
I'd like to introduce you all to the love of my life: Koda. :) I know we are encouraged to refrain from uploading photos of our pets, but she's just so darn cute and special. :) Koda is a Catahoula Leopard Dog. This is her... More...
Onward to 2nd K!
posted by jeniicorv8 - 10th of april, 2011
At exactly a year and 7-months here, today, I am a humbled member of the $1K celebrants here on DT. Do I believe it? Well, those numbers up there on the right hand corner of my screen tell me so! I remember being less than... More...
50 images online!
posted by trevorb687 - 26th of november, 2010
Hi all I started with Dreamstime back in 2007 and after a series of submissions where everything was rejected I kind of gave up . A few months ago I decided to have another go and now seem to be making a bit of progress !! I`ve even... More...
Read those rejection notices
posted by mvogel - 6th of september, 2010
For those of you that are new to DT, make sure that you read the rejection notices. My last three rejections came with notices that said I could fix the image and resubmit. I read the notice, fixed the images, just a little bit of... More...
One strike, one hit, on base first time at bat
posted by mvogel - 31st of august, 2010
So I finally got my 50 images online a couple of months ago and the current assignment was the first opportunity that I had to participate. Once I read the assignment I was very excited. I live in a area where we have several UNESCO... More...
weekly upload quotum - thank you Dreamstime!
posted by studioportosabbia - 24th of june, 2010
I just noticed that our upload quotum has TEMPORARILY changed from x images a day to 7 times x a week. The number of submissions stays the same but it makes a big difference for the workflow! I hope dreamstime won't change it back... More...
No Surprise
posted by djk - 11th of june, 2010
There are times when you or I submit a photo which you KNOW is a good stock photo. When it is rejected you feel a surprised disappointment. After re-evaluating it, you can usually see the reason for the rejection. I have been... More...
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