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  • 2,000th download!

    by Walleyelj | 17th of June, 2010

    Well, not too long ago I marked my 1,000th upload (1,038 right now). Today, a huge personal milestone - 2,ooo downloads! Here's the lucky image: Given the fact that I have limited time to devote to my photography (my day job has nothing to do with photography), it's pretty... More
  • referral programe

    by Alitvfilm | 10th of June, 2010

    I am trying to activate my referral programe, but ending with errors. I try for so many time by copy and paste, but still unsuccessful. Of cos I’ll be proud if I can make it especially attached in my blogspot website, flickr, facebook, myspace, tagged, etc.My problems... More
  • A Bit of Hard Work Does Pay Off

    by BCritchley | 3rd of June, 2010

    Well I have been a member here for just over a year and for most part not very successful. My first month saw me get 15 uploads and 45 rejections. It hurt and I pretty much felt fed up and left it feeling like I did not have what it takes to provide stock photographs.... More
  • 100th image approved and online

    by Franky242 | 31st of May, 2010

    Hi all, after being active as a contributor here for half a year only, I am happy to announce that today my 100th photo was approved: I hope that a lot of people will like my photos and download them. Thanks to Dreamstime and all photographers out there for making... More
  • Falling at the last hurdle

    by Heywoody | 19th of May, 2010

    I’ve been trying to bring up my approval ratio, avoiding assignments etc so, on Sunday, I’m at 79.9%, one more approval needed to hit the magic 80%, next pending image is a different POV on two already accepted, feeling pretty smug. Monday... More
  • Pleasure, fun, passion, money, success

    by Cristalloid | 17th of May, 2010

    I just had some spontaneous thoughts. Maybe they are nonsense in your eyes... but maybe not... therefore I would like to share them with you.. Thinking about success, money and sales based on my activity here on DT and in general I came to the conclusion that one should... More
  • Success and failure

    by Jianbinglee | 14th of May, 2010

    After another two days, no one approval. If I am concerned about, there will be a very bad mood. In fact I need is a careful analysis of the reasons, calm face of failure, detached look at a game. See Article
  • 1000 Images online, I have arrived!

    by Ratmandude | 7th of May, 2010

    It has been a long awaited, but quickly achieved process … I can report that today I have finally entered that new level of success that I have been eagerly seeking. 1000 images online … And still going strong I try and keep learning at each new turning... More
  • 400 image online and...

    by Sebikus | 4th of May, 2010

    So, after five months I have reached 400 images online and finally one of my image reached level 2. For me, it's a small success. In one of my article, I wrote, I want to reach 500 images online to the end of May, so I hope, I can achieve it. Just keep in it :-) More
  • Help through challenges to find success in stock photography ...

    by Mwp1969 | 3rd of May, 2010

    For those that are new to stock photography, or those that are just curious, my stock photography blog has many helpful resources which will be very useful to newbies. It also includes a unique timeline of my own successes and challenges in stock photography. Mark's Stock... More
  • How Can I Improve?!

    by Maigi | 1st of May, 2010

    Please look at my portfolio! How could I improve? Some advice from you? Some critique on my portfolio please? Please help me improve! You have seen these threads on DT message boards. From time to time they jump out among other posts and loudly call out for help. And... More
  • 500 images online!

    by Cienpiesnf | 24th of April, 2010

    Hi from Uruguay, This time was harder to get to this milestone. It took me more than a year from the first 100 illustrations. The image Number 500 is a 2010 WORLD CUP SOUTH AFRICA GROUP A composition. The Group which open the World Cup Soccer and where my country... More
  • My first $100...

    by Liquidanbar | 21st of April, 2010

    I often wondered in the beginning about how long it takes to get there, and whether people would actually want my images, and I finally made it! I've made my first $100 here at dreamstime! So- for those of you that are new and wondering, I figured I'd share. I'm a prolific... More
  • YEH! I HIT THE 200 UPLOAD MARK TODAY!

    by Groovychick69 | 10th of April, 2010

    YEH! I HIT THE 200 UPLOAD MARK TODAY! More good work to come! Stay tuned! See Article
  • Success in stock at DT ...

    by Mwp1969 | 1st of April, 2010

    This month is my "Best Month Ever (BME)" here at DT . It also helped contribute to my best month ever across ALL of the sites I contribute to. I provide additional details, a timeline, a list of pros and cons and other helpful resources on my blog: Mark's Stock Photography... More
  • Most popular images - why, when, how

    by Nikitu | 30th of March, 2010

    Every person who is at least half serious about microstock will, at some point, open the page that lists the most popular images on Dreamstime. It is a well known fact we inspire from each other's success images but what works for some not always works for others. In... More
  • Want Success? Start with the Concept.

    by Petarneychev | 29th of March, 2010

    Not all stock photos were shot for stock. That's probably not a secret to anyone (and if it was - then it isn't anymore). It's becoming increasingly more difficult to deliver successful content. That's probably not a secret to anyone either... at least not to those who take... More
  • More successes in stock photography ...

    by Mwp1969 | 19th of March, 2010

    I have recently updated my blog and timeline documenting my trials, tribulations and successes in stock photography ... Mark Payne's Stock Photography Blog Thanks for checking it out ! -Mark More
  • Taking Advantage Of Analytic Tools

    by Maigi | 17th of March, 2010

    Are you taking advantage of all analytic tools what Dreamstime offers? Today I rediscovered a tool which existence I had forgot. On uploads area there's a little link Download excel archive. You can find it on statistics page as well. That Excel archive contains all your... More
  • March, Dreamstime, featured photographer

    by Starblue | 15th of March, 2010

    Right now I have come home, taken coffee and as always opened my PC. I like to see images of featured photographers. So when I logged in DT, I gave a look at the image and... there was an image of several books. My very first thought was something like: I know this image,... More

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