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Incredible but true
posted by igordabari - 11th of may, 2011
Funny thing happened to me yesterday. I visited an exhibition on telecommunications in Moscow (it was needed for my regular job). It was a large exhibition which occupied 3 enormous halls. I spent almost the whole day there. At the... More...
My first100$!
posted by almaterra - 27th of april, 2011
I have my first 100$! Thank you Dreamstime and clients!
Accelerating income from microstock: experience and a few thoughts!
posted by davidwatmough - 2nd of april, 2011
At Easter 2009 I was trying to get a picture of Inverness castle using a wide angle lens so a bunch of wild daffodils was in the foreground and the castle behind. The width of the River Ness stopped me from getting the shot I wanted.... More...
My First $1000.00!
posted by calyx22 - 28th of march, 2011
It's been two years and one day, and I've hit the magic mark. I'm so excited! Here are a few of my best sellers. I am a small time contributor and I hope to hit my next milestone of 1,000 images online this year. See, I told you... More...
First image to reach Level 4
posted by jaboardm - 23rd of march, 2011
/ I have finally had an image reach Level 4, only one level away from the coveted Level 5. The image to the left made this mark on 3/19/11, I hope it doesn't take as long for the next 25 DL's that it took for the first 25. It took... More...
My first 'lightbox' images accepted
posted by igordabari - 22nd of march, 2011
So, finally I have made cardboard lightbox with walls and "ceiling" of tracing paper. Also I bought 3 cheep lamps and 3 x 6450K bulbs. Toytal price for all the equipment is $30. And here are my first lightbox images accepted:... More...
First experience with shooting fireworks...
posted by igordabari - 11th of march, 2011
I always dremt to take photograpy of a firework. And finally I managed to do this. Unfortunately, fireworks are very short events and it is not possible to change spot adjusting for the best view. One does not know EXACTLY where it... More...
Shooting noctilucent clouds...
posted by igordabari - 9th of march, 2011
Noctilucent (mesospheric) clouds represent especial kind of athmospheric phenomena. In contrast to 'normal' clouds they are located in upper atmosphere (mesosphere) at altitudes about 80 kilometers, which is almost space. Noctilucent... More...
Why do I like DT...
posted by igordabari - 3rd of march, 2011
We all are human beings. We all can be tired. We all are not able to be always right. But we all can speak to each other politely and constructively trying to explain what we think and what we want. Respecting each other. And DT, on... More...
Empty Queue
posted by komar - 2nd of march, 2011
This made me smile, I'm not sure if anyone else will find it amusing. Below is a photo which I was sure would do well, but actually didn't. A few minutes ago though, it was downloaded for the first time. Yay! It was found... More...
Zodiac constellations
posted by igordabari - 28th of february, 2011
I have new record today: 16 sales per day. 12 of them are Zodiac images which I worked on a month ago: More...
Approved image #300
posted by igordabari - 22nd of february, 2011
My 300th image has been just approved.
Very first download for each of us... (a bit of nostalgia)
posted by igordabari - 17th of february, 2011
I would like to introduce my collection which is dedicated to very first downloads on DT for each of us. HERE IT IS I suggest to use this collection to share our first sales. Let each of us shows there a picture that... More...
8 credit TIFF sales for just 1 hr
posted by igordabari - 11th of february, 2011
Let me share my success with you, colleagues. I have had a great hour right now. During that hour 8 my images were sold in TIFF format. It is a part of 16-pics set constellation images that I produced in November 2010 spending complete... More...
100% A.R.
posted by francy874 - 3rd of february, 2011
Dear friends, today I want to talk about "Acceptance Ratio". Since I joined to Dreamstime, January 2011 is the first month that I have 100% A.R. and for me it's a great satisfaction!!! Other months I have come close to this goal and... More...
500 sold, criticise my PF
posted by meryll - 27th of january, 2011
I have sold my 500th photo here on DT. It has taken slitly more than 2 years to me when I had started build my PF up. Should I consider this as a success? Hmmm... Sure... Everybody must start somehow and I did ;-) Have a nice time and... More...
3rd year milestone in early
posted by ratmandude - 22nd of january, 2011
I've been quite on the blog forums of late … Lots of craziness, little time to share! But as I see the reality of the self imposed milestone, [as of Feb 2010], for Feb 2011 … In fact it has come a month early. On year 2,... More...
Positive 2011 !!!
posted by riana444 - 20th of january, 2011
I am with Dreamstime just over a year now and with 122 images I have 64 sales so far. I am very excited about two images in Level 3 - with total downloads between the two pictures of 26! All that I can say is not to get... More...
So happy ;)
posted by robseguin - 12th of january, 2011
Finally 50 images up! We are so so happy ;)
Reached 50 :)
posted by infotrontof - 1st of january, 2011
Finally reached 50 photos in my portfolio! Quite happy I have to say because my acceptance ratio was pretty bad in the first two months. I've been creating some illustrations as well to increase the numbers in my portfolio.. by... More...
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