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  • 1000 sales!!!

    by Nero67 | 26th of August, 2012

    Hello friends, I know this is a little success for many contributors but for me it is a Big Success, I finally reached 1000 sales :-) It took a bit over a year and half but i think it is not too bad with just 350 images online. Unfortunately i do not have too much time... More
  • 3 Things You Must Get Right to Get Your Photos Online

    by Chanevy | 9th of June, 2012

    This photo uses the line of cheese wheels to draw the viewer's eye into the image. It may not be easy, but it is simple. The three most important things to nail down if you want to get your photos accepted at this, or any, stock site are focus, lighting and composition.... More
  • 'The First Sale' collection: need you to contribute

    by Igordabari | 1st of June, 2012

    My collection 'The First Sale on DT' have been existing for 15 months. At the moment there are about 180 images collected but it grows very slowly. So, I shall ask all of you once again - share your first sale to community. I will be grateful to everybody for contribution.... More
  • Beware of Empty Praise

    by Peanutroaster | 23rd of April, 2012

    Maybe it’s a generational thing but I really have a distaste for empty praise. I really cringe at the thought of getting praise for work that I know is subpar. Maybe I’m too hard on myself but I truly believe one can not advance when one is constantly told how good... More
  • Anything Is Possible!

    by Racheld32 | 26th of March, 2012

    I have been dreaming of becoming a stock photographer for almost a year now, and spent the last 5 months in the Pit of Dispair at not succeeding! I had been trying to get in with some other Stock Photo companies (I know, I know...blasphemy!) and after facing months of rejection... More
  • Almost $100

    by Peppenero | 20th of March, 2012

    Hi! First of all, sorry for my bad english :) I am on DT since 2009, but I had only 30 images online for 2 years. I earned very small money and 2 month ago I decided to be more active on the site so I became excluse . I've uploaded several images, mostly about dogs,... More
  • Level 5 for the very 1st time !!!

    by Archangel72 | 19th of February, 2012

    Finally... I'm very happy to announce that, after 2 years spent here, on Dreamstime, my first picture reached level 5 If I only have more of these... ;) Now, my next goal is to produce more quality pictures and upload them all here, as soon as possible. Just... More
  • DT popular searching keywords during the last year.

    by Banol2007 | 16th of February, 2012

    To get success in the micro stock business we have to take into consideration that different stock agency has different style, approaches & preferences. I did not find information what DT buyers are looking for & decided to collect dates from the DT POPULAR SEARCH during... More
  • Finally!!!

    by Fultonsphoto | 7th of February, 2012

    Hello to all, I have not been online much lately and have definitely not posted a blog for quite some time now, but hey, thought this was worth celebrating. I finally made over $1000.00 from my small PF and decided to share my success with you and let you know even though... More
  • Two years at DT

    by Jdanne | 31st of January, 2012

    Exactly two years ago I started with DT. First I struggled to get "anything" accepted and then I had to wait patiently for my first sale - for months. Now, two years later: - 310 photos online - 257 sales - acceptance rate: 54,8% - three paychecks, getting... More
  • A Milestone Reached.....

    by Calyx22 | 30th of January, 2012

    In March, I will have been with DT for three years. Today, I reached the $2000.00 milestone. I'm so excited and happy, I could just bust. It hasn't been an easy journey for me. But I said I would never give up and I haven't. I know I'm small potatoes here and... More
  • 300 Photos Online!

    by Jdanne | 22nd of January, 2012

    After nearly two years with DT I reached this milestone. Here is my 300th photo: It's from the Hanseatic town Luebeck, North-Germany. The whole centre of this town is on the list of the UNESCO cultural heritage. Some more pics from its... More
  • Two calendars

    by Igordabari | 21st of January, 2012

    I was quite happy to find two my images (of the same series) used in two calendars issued in Czechia and in Russia: first one and second one More
  • 6 days between approval and the 1st sale

    by Igordabari | 19th of January, 2012

    I have read stories on downloads that had been happened in a couple of hours after approval. Nothing of the kind happened to me, so far. My record is 6 days between approval and first sale. It took place today. Here is the image: See Article
  • 1000 images

    by BCritchley | 18th of January, 2012

    Joining DT in 2009 and getting all/most my first submissions rejected caused me to give up on stock and subsequently left for over a year. Mid 2010 I thought I would have another crack at it and was pleasantly surprised by getting a few on here, not just by luck but by spending... More
  • 1000 images online & Happy new year!

    by Cienpiesnf | 9th of January, 2012

    Hi @all, I´m happy to tell you that after one year and a half from the previous 500 files milestone I´ve reached the 1000 images online. This is the number 1000 file: This milestone matches with the new year beginning, so I take this opportunity to say thanks... More
  • Merry Xmas to all in Dreamstime !!!

    by TMarchev | 24th of December, 2011

    I wish you merry christmas dear friends, much success in the new year ....and last but not least we are alive and healthy to enjoy life !!! Merry Christmas! See Article
  • Early Christmas present - a nice Tiff sale

    by Peanutroaster | 20th of December, 2011

    I've had a good day today sales wise. The most exciting one was this Tiff sale: That image was one of the first ones I uploaded. I'll be looking for it on a billboard or the side of a bus I guess. I also had a nice quick sale of this image that I just recently... More
  • Tip - One Key to Success is Diversification

    by Peanutroaster | 19th of December, 2011

    "Don't put all of your eggs in one basket" is an old saying that rings true with micro stock photography. At least in my limited experience. Basically there are two schools of thought when it comes to your portfolio: One is that you should concentrate on what you like... More
  • How to increase the sales of images with animals.

    by Banol2007 | 18th of December, 2011

    The selling of images is hardly difficult, complicated business with high competition. Our success in it is the result of cooperation and good skilled work of DT and contributors as the team. The collection of DT has nearly 500.000 beautiful worldwide images and more... More

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