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2nd Year Anniversary - Giving Thanks to All
posted by ratmandude - 26th of february, 2010
This months message has to to be related to my 2nd year anniversary here as a DT member. I have now been a contributing member [photographer] of this community for two years & am very happy to report that every month things are going... More...
50 sales!
posted by sylvaindeutsch - 25th of february, 2010
yesterday i got 50 sales, since one year i'm here, took long to start download, but then went without stop until now, i like it, hope i will get more. let's see!
My first sale!
posted by klikin - 19th of february, 2010
Hi all, as I joined dreamstime just recently and got only 8 files online I have achieved my first success. Well, I keep on shooting. mike:)
My first steps II
posted by jdanne - 12th of february, 2010
After reading plenty of blogs about beginners' frustration I was warned but couldn't imagine that it would hit me so intensively: Rejection after Rejection. Probably I didn't leave any reject reason out - at least not many. The comment... More...
Thank you Dreamstime!
posted by hannamariah - 8th of february, 2010
What a happy Monday morning! Just received an email from the Dreamstime staff that I am the current featured photographer on Dreamstime! I am truly honored to have my work recognized on the front page this week! I have learned so much... More...
now, who would have imagined all these?
posted by tan510jomast - 23rd of january, 2010
When I first started in micro stock , I received a really nice encouraging email from someone who was a well established best seller. He told me he reviewed one of my images and from there, he keeps checking in to my portfolio... More...
First Sale on Dreamstime !
posted by click47 - 23rd of january, 2010
In my opinion, there is something special about a first sale. I refer to the excitement, the adrenalin rush that came from checking my Dreamstime account, and finding that at long last, under downloads, a sale has come through... More...
New to Stock Photography?
posted by mwp1969 - 22nd of january, 2010
Please feel free to check-out my helpful stock photography and illustration related blog. It contains lots of information that will be helpful to those that are just getting started in stock photography. It also provides a unique timeline... More...
is there a formula to successful downloads?
posted by tan510jomast - 20th of january, 2010
Hello Dreamstimers, hope this new decade started on the right mood for you as it did for me here on Dreamstime. now that i got my first taste of a payout, i am getting greedy and want to see the next payout sooner, and more... More...
Goal and 100 Uploads!
posted by mellie430 - 4th of january, 2010
Hello, so excited to finally get an assignment file accepted before the end of the year and to reach 100 uploads in the beginning of the new year. Heres to a good year and achieving many goals. Thank you all! More...
A few of my photos - found!
posted by davidwattsjr - 19th of december, 2009
Always fun to find your photos in use. Permit me to share some that I have found. By the way, the moral of the story is to keep shooting, keep uploading and keep plugging away at this stock photography business. Occasionally, we... More...
DL no 7000
posted by maigi - 19th of december, 2009
Here it is: download no 7000. I'd like to reward the downloader, but don't know who he or she might be. Well, that's the microstocker's life. Which I actually pretty much like. :) Is it a sign I have to work harder next year? I'll... More...
A little extra work pays of
posted by kikkerdirk - 16th of december, 2009
I have not been uploading as much as I would like lately. But I did put some extra work in the pictures I made. And the extra work did pay of! Only two weeks after uploading I had my first level 2 image. Here it is, my manipulated... More...
I reached 50 sales
posted by aitan75 - 27th of november, 2009
Hi all, I finally reached a good result selling the following photo twice with dreamstime: the 50th sale!!! I hope this is a good place for future success
Statistics in my blog
posted by saniphoto - 20th of october, 2009
This week I report in my blog the first of a series of basic statistics to analyze some aspects of my microstock activity. I believe that everybody of us has own kind of numbers you look at, personally not being a big fan of numbers,... More...
Free Images -- Success And A Question
posted by karenkh - 18th of october, 2009
About six days ago I donated three older photos to DT's free images. The three photos have been on-line for a year with no sales. They were some of my first photos and not my best stuff. Now they have become my most popular photos... More...
posted by asklar - 18th of october, 2009
WOOOHOOOOO I finally got my hundredth download yesterday! I have been with Dreamstime for about 13 months and it has been both exciting and informative. I feel that i have strengthened as a photographer in many ways. Check out the... More...
Get serious!
posted by alexh - 8th of october, 2009
Does your stock production need a check up? I've been thinking a bit more about my microstock efforts recently. I have a modest to middling portfolio here that I've built up somewhat haphazardly over time. It performs ok, I get downloads... More...
posted by smartview27 - 7th of october, 2009
A great idea came out to light today! In the night of Halloween all Dreamstime community will have to think to our success (success for Dreamstime team, photographers, designers, models…) in the same time, at the same hour…let... More...
For beginners
posted by smartview27 - 6th of october, 2009
Write an article! It is very interesting! Even if you don’t know you can write it! All you have to do is to talk with your images, to tell us about them. Also you need a few extra ingredients: a little bit of talent, a natural gift... More...
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