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  • Calling for votes

    by Digikhmer | 10th of June, 2015

    After four years of active contribution, it is the first time that I succeeded to have four pictures accepted in assignment contest. Please, before voting, let me know if you have any of your listed, I will vote for your. Here below my pictures. They are listed at... More
  • Retirement was my connection to photography. What was your connection?

    by Debratos | 14th of May, 2015

    I retired from my "job" and now I'm a photographer! Yay   PLEASE READ ON Over the past few months I've been struggling with the question, "what is retirement"? Is it quitting your job? Is it collecting a pension? Is it the beginning of a new, fun career? Is it... More
  • Myths of the Microstock Industry

    by Wisconsinart | 6th of May, 2015

    It is a constant for new contributors joining Dreamstime so there are always people who are beginning their journey into the business of commercial photography. And thus, many of them invariably ask the same questions over and over as they seek answers for being successful... More
  • Celebrating my first 500 sales in 1 just year contributing

    by Bennymarty | 1st of May, 2015

    Hello I'm glad to share with you my new milestone in less than 1 year contributing. My first year dreamstime birthday will be on 9th may 2015 :) the beautiful day when I took the courage to make my first account in microstock photography and meet a professional judgment... More
  • The begining of the fortune

    by Digikhmer | 27th of March, 2015

    This week is a new start for my collaboration with Deamstime. After, almost 4 years as contributor, I decided to cash out my two years sales to upgrade my main gear for a Full Frame one as I mentioned in the previous post. It is really a great moment for several reasons... More
  • HI THERE !!!

    by Denger342 | 19th of March, 2015

    Friends wanted to share with you their success. Finally, I became the exclusive user. And expressed his gratitude to the team DREAMSTIME.  See Article
  • Riding the Wave

    by Adeliepenguin | 24th of February, 2015

    Surfs up, and I’m riding the wave. What an unbelievable month. I had a magazine cover, a book cover, reached a milestone of 6000 sales, plus ended last week with a bang, enjoying the fruits of the Google ad relationship with lots of sales. I am sitting here wondering... More
  • 8 sales today - personal best

    by Sebastian423 | 20th of February, 2015

    Today has been a very good day for me here on Dreamstime. I am quite a new member so one sale now and again makes me very happy. What about 8 sales in a day? Well today is that day! In relation to my 21 sales within months this day is very special!   I am trying... More
  • To see the world through the

    by Debratos | 19th of February, 2015

    The camera lens and the human eye are two amazing entities. For me to be able to see the world through the "eye" of a camera has unimaginable significance. Five years ago I was diagnosed with a rare degenerative eye disease; macular telangiectasia. It was... More
  • The Dreamstime is come back

    by Wxh6763 | 6th of February, 2015

    In past year I joined DT. The first I learn to upload picture, write the key word and blog. The more and more I exchanged from others. Almost a year in the past, I find it is more easy for me to do something in the DT.   Till today, I have 1452 images online and 146 sales... More
  • Great! my second 2 images approved.

    by Jimmypontoh | 25th of January, 2015

  • AND GOES MY FIRST IMAGE SALE!

    by Photozlaja | 24th of December, 2014

    Hello everyone! I am proud to say that I had my first sale of the photo on Dreamstime website. I want to share my happiness with you, I'm very happy that my efforts are slowly collects the results.   This small but very significant sales increases my morale high in... More
  • MY microstock story

    by Amir_kaljikovic | 9th of December, 2014

      Hi! After reading some of the blogs here I want to tell you my microstock story, about exploding to 2000€/month then zero microstock income and finally restarting the microstock business again.   My name is Amir and I am part of the microstock business since... More
  • New on Dreamstime

    by Sam20140218 | 7th of November, 2014

    Hey everyone, I just wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself; my name is Sam and I live in Dubai. Love to travel and explore and I have always loved documenting my journeys! Having a big database of pictures I thought that doing something with my photography would... More
  • 13 pictures approved for the new greatest assignment of all times !

    by Bennymarty | 19th of September, 2014

    I'm very happy to be a member of this wonderful Dreamstime community and to have be admitted to the greatest assignment of all times to celebrate 25 million images online !!! I just would like to share with you my happiness to have now 13 pictures approved for this... More
  • One Hundred Sales

    by Clewisleake | 17th of September, 2014

    [previmg]0,400,0,150_41075746[/previmg] Hit 100 sales with this image, from sale number 1 to 100 it took almost exactly four months, selling on Dreamstime is slow but I'm now convinced I'll probably sell every image in my portfolio, it's just a matter of how long it will... More
  • Sales paid for Laptop photographed twice over - its possible!

    by Wiscan | 17th of September, 2014

    This image which I have made 212 sales on has generated enough money to pay for the original purchase twice over. Just saying - good luck you people! (May not work with Ferraris) [previmg]0,400,123,273_17787672[/previmg] See Article
  • A Newbie's Comprehensive Guide: From Camera's to what Sells

    by Clewisleake | 12th of August, 2014

    Pictured in this article is my 700th accepted image and represents one heck of a journey, one year ago I started my adventure on Dreamstime with lofty goals and high expectations, but there was one problem I had no idea what I was doing and really had no one to ask and there... More
  • Persistence Pays!

    by Kittysnaps | 11th of August, 2014

    I joined Dreamstime in 2009 and submitted many photos for approval. Only 16 were ever accepted as the quality of my photos was never up to standard. So my percentage rating is pretty low as you can imagine. Disappointment after disappointment followed ... but I persisted.... More
  • YES! My First Sale :)

    by Gretes | 5th of August, 2014

    Hello everybody! I am so HAPPY:) I had my first sale few days ago. It`s so motivating and fun. I learn something new about photo here every day. *** If you can give me some tips I appreciate it:) I hope you like the picture.     Have a great day! Big hug from... More

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