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  • 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 another... 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
  • 250 up but disappointing sales

    by Llareggub | 8th of June, 2011

    It was rather apt yesterday to notice the I got my 250th image up on line and it was a rather celebratury image of some strawberries and champagne :D However my motivation is taking somewhat of a knock due to the incredibly slow sales I am seeing and am not really... More
  • 300 sold pictures !

    by Archangel72 | 7th of June, 2011

    Well... D-Day (download day) hit me today with 4 sold pictures, and total of 300 sold pictures so far. I know this sounds a bit silly to the top contributors who selling the same amount within few months (or even shorter time cycle), but for me - amateur photographer,... More
  • $ My first .TIFF sale !

    by TMarchev | 6th of June, 2011

    Hello everyone !!! I have .tiff sale for a first time image have 53 views and 7 downloads. I want to thank the customer and Dreamstime. Good luck to all and have nice day ! See Article
  • 200 files online!

    by Malajscy | 6th of June, 2011

    Hello Everybody. I'm very happy to inform that I have 200 files online! This is my portfolio: and this is 200th file online: Can anyone share experience how sale grow is dependent of ammount of files in portfolio? Thanks!... More
  • TIFF sale

    by Petin | 2nd of June, 2011

    Today I had my first TIFF sale. It tastes good, I like it! Last but not least, it is a good motivation to further work. It is the picture: See Article
  • First 50 SALES!

    by Malajscy | 2nd of June, 2011

    Im very happy to let you know about my first 50 sales! Maybe it's nothing big but very nice for microstock begginer :) This is my 50th sale: 19480148 I'll be very very happy to hear some suggestions how to improve sales from experienced Dreamstime users. More

    by Archangel72 | 27th of May, 2011

    Finally... I thought I'd never find any of my sold pictures so far. And than... One day... Random search on Google revealed one familiar result... "Modern red sofa" ended up on the front cover of e-book of one very interesting writer of dark fiction and horror... More
  • Success!!!

    by Taylorgracephotography | 26th of May, 2011

    Last weekend I took on my first formal session with a fantastic couple who were recently married. And I have to say, I think after years of not knowing why I was put on this earth other than to be a mother, I think I might have figured it out: Photography. The day was... More
  • It's been a busy 12 months

    by BCritchley | 26th of May, 2011

    Well to be honest it's 12 months and a few days but it has been a busy first year here on DT. I thought this small overview may give a little insight to the newer members and for those that like stat's. Well like quite a few here I joined in 2009 thinking I was great... More
  • Another my image in action...

    by Igordabari | 25th of May, 2011

    I was lucky enough to find another my image in action just performing GOOGLE search with the line 'igor sokalski photo'. Here it is: I only can not understand the meaning of inscription just under image. Could somebody... More
  • 300 pics online

    by Archangel72 | 13th of May, 2011

    Well, I did my humble picture contribution here on Dreamstime. 300 pictures is not that bad I presume, but it's far from my final goal. Considering lack of equipment and my experience in this field I can't be totally unsatisfied. Hopefully my next 100 pics online will... More
  • Incredible but true

    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 end of my visit I found some company with... More
  • My first100$!

    by Almaterra | 27th of April, 2011

    I have my first 100$! Thank you Dreamstime and clients! See Article
  • Accelerating income from microstock: experience and a few thoughts!

    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. However at this moment another photographer... More

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