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  • $1000 Club!

    by Walleyelj | 21st of January, 2009

    I have't had a chance to post this until now, but a little less than 2 weeks ago, I broke the $1000 mark for sales. An exciting moment, and it helped me fund the purchase of my new Canon 50D! My next goal is to break $100 for a month, which I'm on pace for. Good luck to everyone,... More
  • Your success is due to a) Variety (b) Volume (c) Style

    by Tan510jomast | 21st of January, 2009

    Now here is a question for all . Not just for the long timers with experience and lots of downloads, but also for the newbies, like myself. Which of the three do you feel describes your success ? or if you're a newbie, which of the three do you feel will account... More
  • January...WOW

    by Asklar | 20th of January, 2009

    Prior to January I only had 71 images online and 13 sales. Well January has been great to me!!! I now have 97 images online... ONLY 3 MORE TILL 100! and 24 sales. That means I had 11 sales in 20 days! Still having 11 days left of January I am hoping to keep up the momentum.... More
  • Soaring to new heights

    by Teekaygee | 15th of January, 2009

    This morning I got up, made my coffee and checked my stats , which is how I usually start my day. I was pleased to see my earnings balance had gone up during the night (which I know because I check my stats right before bed too! Lol!), and saw it was my most popular photo... More
  • 20 Downloads

    by Asklar | 4th of January, 2009

    So I have been on Dreamstime for 5 months now and here are my stats 75 pics online, 32 pending, and finally today I had my 20th sale. Thanks to the buyers. Hopefully I can step it up in the next 5 months. But I think it is pretty good for a amateur photographer. I have learned... More
  • The future is bright, successful.

    by Lilihu | 28th of December, 2008

    Although the financial crisis sweeping the globe, has a tremendous impact, but the wheels of society are still ahead, nothing can stop its progress, only occasionally slow down, why the economic crisis? I am not a very good understanding of how to do research in this... More
  • One Year Mark!

    by Hcirdoog | 27th of December, 2008

    I have been taking photos serious for about a year and have been on dreamstime for that long. Im very lucky to have had 60 photos accepted in that amount of time. But I'm still having difficulty referring people still to my site. Hopefully in 2009 i will have more success... More
  • 100 Sales! — in less than a year …

    by Ratmandude | 25th of December, 2008

    Today I've noted that I've passed the 100 mark with 101 sales, as at 18th Dec 2008. WHOOOOHOO!! I'm super pleased — :) Thanks to all those that have downloaded my images … BTW: It would be great to know where/how they have been used. Anyone that may be able... More
  • ironic that a neon pig is my most popular image by far. Oink!

    by Taragolden | 10th of December, 2008

    who ever would have guessed i find dreamstime success in the form of a neon pig?I am actually a semi vegetarian and eat mostly raw food. It goes to show that your own interests/beliefs could be completely immaterial when it comes to stock footage. Oink. More
  • My Second Level 2 Photo

    by Bugsy | 5th of December, 2008

    After 5 months of being a more serious DreamsTime photography I have reached my 2nd level 2 photo. To date I have been quite satisfied with DT. As I continue to slowly upload more photos my revenue seems to be increasing slowly with it. I'm also excited to start... More
  • Hang In There!

    by Cmarshall717 | 3rd of December, 2008

    To all you newbies out there, or those of you wondering if you will ever reach your first payout, hang in there. I first started uploading to Dreamstime in September of 2007. So, you looked at my profile and said to yourself, "Hmmmm, she only has 90 uploads in over a year.... More
  • 50!!!!!! YES!

    by Asklar | 28th of November, 2008

    After 4 months I finally made it to 50! I am so excited. I have never done stock photography before but I am finally getting the hang of it!!! Check out some of my new pictures. Next goal..... 100!!!! I also hope to get more downloads. I see some of the other photographers... More
  • 1400 photos!!!

    by Ongchangwei | 28th of November, 2008

    Today i successful got 1400 photos online in DT. I joint DT 14 months already, average one month upload 100 photos. Hope next month can got 1500 photos online. OCWO Creation See Article
  • Finally reached 1000 downloads

    by Pureradiancejennifer | 17th of November, 2008

    I have been with Dreamstime for just over 2 years now. Each month I see my numbers growing when it comes to the number of downloads I receive. Today I have reached a milestone of receiving a total of 1000 downloads. I am still trying to feel my way around the world of... More
  • Two views and one download!!

    by Cienpies | 12th of November, 2008

    Hello everyone, this is one of my first photos I upload to DT with a model release.........Two views and one download!! I´m really happy with my older baby success! If you have time please let me know what you think of my images! have a wonderful day and good luck to you... More
  • My first Editorial!

    by Asklar | 10th of November, 2008

    I got my first Editorial Image approved! Happy Veteran's day! I am excited about my new found knack for taking editorial pictures. Wish me luck! See Article
  • Why is isolation a key to success ?

    by Artaniss8 | 25th of October, 2008

    What is ISOLATION. It reffers to isolated objects in a photo or illustration. Isolated images get more views and more sales. Why ? Let us remember that most of the buyers are designers. Most designers probably put your downloaded images in a website or media article.... More
  • Luck of the Blog???

    by Keki | 21st of October, 2008

    Yesterday I wrote how close I was to reaching my target of 50 - and in that same breath - 3 more images where accepted which brought me up to 52! I am so happy! :)) my lucky images are : which is my first Christmas image accepted :)) :) a second target! (maybe a... More
  • Simple can be Good!

    by Marilyngould | 18th of October, 2008

    Hello everyone, I had an accomplishment today, it will most likely be very insignificant to most, however for me it lifted my confidence and I wanted to share with those of you who understand that even the smallest success can put a smile on one’s face. I submitted... More
  • 8 To Be Great - Secrets Of Success

    by Maigi | 26th of September, 2008

    I saw Richard St. John's video on TED.com today, where he talked about eight secrets of success. This talk is from 2005, but nothing seems to be changed in those 3 years. :) St. John mentioned 8 traits, what help us to succeed in our lives. And I think they apply to stock... More

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