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  • My first TIFF sale!

    by Pondshots | 30th of September, 2011

    I am so excited to see a TIFF sale with this photo: It is one of my best sellers and I am curious to find out what would make a buyer choose a TIFF format? At any rate, so happy to see this. Thanks Dreamstime!! See Article
  • Relative success assessment:)

    by Scaramax | 28th of September, 2011

    Todays visit of DT pages made me once again happy - there were made some sales and also portfolio acceptance is getting slightly better for me by the time... ...but - as probably everyone - I´m always wondering, if it goes well or not.. Of course, it always can be better,... More
  • Another milestone falls !!!

    by Archangel72 | 10th of September, 2011

    Yippie !!! Yes after 3 months, I managed to to jump from 300 to 400 sold pictures. And one more thing... For the first time on Dreamstime, my number of sales beat number of my online pictures. I know this isn't such a big deal for many of you pro photographers, but... More
  • Second Paycheck, Acceptance ratio: 50,2%

    by Jdanne | 6th of September, 2011

    When I started at DT last year ago my acceptance ratio was below ... any discussion. The number was so bad that I don't want to mention it here. Now, after 223 photos online and my second paycheck I finally crossed the 50% acceptance rate. Some of the last pics which... More
  • The first 100$!

    by Dorvard | 24th of August, 2011

    Has passed year and four months from the moment of the first my sale. And here! The first 100$ were brought to me by the image of sold 08/21/2011 17:52 It is the big progress and stimulus for the further work since it on a step has advanced me to purchase of the professional... More
  • Good Things Come To Those Who Wait (and Keep Uploading)

    by Edayrit100 | 11th of August, 2011

    Have you been waiting forever for that first ever download? Or perhaps you've been stuck with download number 10 or even 100. Maybe some of your photos just haven't been downloaded at all. Do you feel like throwing in the towel? Sometimes, perhaps often, things just... More
  • 200 Photos online!

    by Jdanne | 10th of August, 2011

    Finally I reached the 200 milestone! I'm very happy to make this goal. Thanks a lot to Dreamstime!!! See Article
  • 3000th Image Sold, 1500th Image Online!!!

    by Walleyelj | 4th of August, 2011

    A couple weeks back I reached two big milestones - my 3000th image sold, and my 1500th photo in my portfolio! Kayakers receiving instruction was my 3000th sale- My Dad holding a huge Lake Ontario Slamon was my 1500th image accepted into my portfolio -... More
  • 2000 Sales _ Ok, so can I upgrade?

    by Ratmandude | 3rd of August, 2011

    It is with great pleasure that I have today marked off another of the BIG milestones that I have been hanging for, for some time now … 2000 sales! Rather fitting that is an image from within the series of images that were of my 1st kindling to my journey into my... More
  • July 2011: Best Month Ever

    by Hotmidhun | 3rd of August, 2011

    "There was an increase in Sales" would be a huge under-statement. Frankly, I had not experienced Sales in DT. Joined in March, got my first sale in May, but that was just 1 for the month (name sake I believe). June was generous enough to give me 2 Sales (so much for... More
  • My Best Month so far

    by Jdanne | 30th of July, 2011

    July was my best month so far: 25 sales and 35.40$ earnings with just 187 photos online. Never before I had such a successful month! Here are my overall best sellers: Action, food and construction photos seem to... More
  • Busy but rewarding month!

    by Llareggub | 30th of July, 2011

    It has been a busy end to the month here with us having visitors for the last 10 days or so but I wrote back on the 19th that I had reached a couple of milestones over that weekend and made oth my 300th upload and 50th sale :) This weekend I will mainly be settling down... More
  • Dreaming Big

    by Livingstonatlarge | 27th of July, 2011

    The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way. ~ Robert Kiyosaki I woke to find this in my email..... I think Robert Kiyosaki must have been a stock photographer!... More
  • DT : I'm lovin' it...

    by Hotmidhun | 23rd of July, 2011

    I can say that I'm rejoicing at the moment, although this may sound as very normal to a huge majority at this site, or even not as close to what you are experiencing on a daily basis. However I would like to emphasize on the part that this is new for me..... More
  • Right on track

    by Mvogel | 8th of July, 2011

    A while back I blogged about my second payout. My first payout took almost a year and the second payout took 5 months. I said I hoped that the next payout would take less than 5 months. Well I am right on track to make this a reality. I am already 1/4 of the way to... More
  • Six Sales Today!!!

    by Jdanne | 2nd of July, 2011

    Today is a happy day for me: Six sales! Never before I had such a successful day with my relatively little tiny portfolio. The buyer - I guess it's exactly one buyer - searched for "ski" and "glacier". With these keywords you can find hundreds of photos at DT!!!... More
  • Lessons to have 10000 Sales

    by Thefinalmiracle | 16th of June, 2011

    It will be 5 years in September since I joined Dreamstime. This site/agency inspired me to click more pictures, improve my photography and earn a lot of income through their great commission structures through the years. I was also a FEATURED PHOTOGRAPHER at sometime. I recently... More
  • Sale number 1000!

    by MinervaStudio | 14th of June, 2011

    First decent milestone for me: a few minutes ago I reached my sale number 1000. DT is the first agency I started uploading to. I made several errors in the past, not knowing what to shot and how to index it. In the last 3 months my sales have dramaticaly improved, and... More
  • Celebrating 100$ again!

    by smartview27 | 10th of June, 2011

    Today I will celebrate together with my models and partners another 100$ from DT! Thank you Dreamstime, DT community and buyers for your Vision, Positive Attitude and Successful Management! See Article
  • Business Pictures Collection

    by Malajscy | 8th of June, 2011

    Take a look at my new collection: "Business Collection" And have a look at some pictures from this collection: Do you find this pictures useful, or thre's enough of this stuff on microstock? Please send som comments. More

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