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  • My first 100 photos, my first target, next one sale.

    by Pepebaeza | 17th of October, 2015

    I have finally achieved my first target for this year, 100 files on line, but for the moment no sales. I am focusing on food photography, and I have started with the agencies last April, at the end of the year, I will choose the best, I think no more than 5 or 6, the first... More
  • Milestones, Targets, Achievements, and some Wishful Thinking

    by Rickdeacon | 10th of September, 2015

    I was going to wait for my 1 year Stock Photo anniversary to pass before posting this, but having recently reached my annual target for uploaded images this year, and passing a milestone I certainly didn't expect to reach so soon, I decided to write it now, I don't think... More
  • More Images Accepted

    by Pamjreynolds | 23rd of July, 2015

    Hello Just a quickie to say that I've had a few more images accepted onto Dreamstime, so well onto my target of 100 online. I know rejections are a pain, but without them we could miss out on doing our very best work. I do appreciated that the whole aspect of photography... More
  • Over 200 photos!

    by Andreamangoni | 16th of July, 2015

    I would just like to share with you the satisfaction of achieving a small goal: I have exceeded the quota of 200 photos accepted!   Over the months, my portfolio has been enriched by various types of images, although the animals and macro photography are my first love... More
  • My first target

    by Fotografieschnabel | 15th of July, 2015

    Only a few days after my first blog, I'm having 48 photos online and still a lot pending for approval. My goal was to have at least 50 files online by the end of July, since I have a daytime job I haven't always have the time to go out and make some stocks. I really love... More
  • First Target Reached

    by Pamjreynolds | 8th of July, 2015

    Hi folks, I just wanted to say how pleased I am to have had another batch of files accepted. My acceptance ratio has improved as well - ten out of eleven this time, and I have at last reached my first benchmark of 50 images. There is still a long way to go to catch... More
  • 50th image accepted

    by Robertflynn | 14th of June, 2015

    hi folks Well when i started with DT i set myself a target, get 50 images accepted, i am pleased that today i successfully crossed that off my to do list, well not really i just added another 50 and now aiming for the round 100.        At the same time i was... More
  • Chuffed - Just hit $1000

    by Iankeirle | 14th of May, 2015

    Chuffed - just hit $1000 dollar target from 349 downloads. I've learnt a lot on the way from the early days of rejection and I am now a much better photographer. Next target 500 sales.   See Article
  • 300 files online

    by Sebastian423 | 30th of January, 2015

    Hi everyone Small milestone reached so something nice to share :)   My ultimate goal is 10.000 i wonder how long its going to take hehe   I guess my son will be posted at 10.000 file so i wonder how old is he going to be!   Think i need to change... More
  • 2000 approved images

    by Captblack76 | 11th of December, 2014

    Dear friends ... on may 2013 I celebrated 1000 files online ... finally I reached 2000 !!! I'm really happy to achieve it before the end of 2014 ... And now ... to 3000 ( new target ) ... I hope :-)   See Article
  • 32 images accepted in 3 weeks from my registration

    by Adrianacapuccio | 29th of October, 2014

    Hey guys, I'm in the third week of entry in dreamstime with my 32 images accepted, so far all commercial images. Yesterday, I brought my first editorial image! The world of microstock is still very unknown for me and I hope to reach at least 100 images within the next... More
  • 50 Photos online

    by Sebastian423 | 20th of October, 2014

    Hello DT I've joined July 25, 2014 that's where my photography adventure starts :) I had no experience before that time. After a month I've set my first goal to increase acceptance ratio as it was only 33%. It motivated me to learn more about photography and quality... More
  • My target 50 images finished on this month

    by Camerahistorylive | 3rd of October, 2014

    I am must to get Online 50 images on this month offer. I just started with the first Dreamstime if have any mistakes please suggest thanks.   See Article
  • 200 images online

    by Davem01 | 8th of September, 2014

    well, I've made it to 200 images online with the pic of the CTrain in dowtown Calgary  I'm not sure if I have fully grasped the requirements for stock photography as my favourite images don't seem to do too well, this is one of MY favourites but doesn't seem to be that... More
  • The time arrived also for me!!

    by Serjedi | 25th of September, 2013

    Hi all, Yes also for me the time has came.. I finally reached 2000$ of sales!! and I'm extremely happy for that. DT is one of the best (if not the best) Royalty Free agencies and I am glad to be part of this big family. Thanks to all who has downloaded or commented my images.... More
  • Close to my first goal

    by Dandomanski | 20th of September, 2012

    Hi i created account long time ago but wasn't been so motivated to upload files couse my first 5 images had no views for long time. Some of my work/fun i put here are photos that was shot and then i thought after "this one i can upload". I read a lot and know that success... More
  • 500 Sales on my birthday

    by Mark6138 | 16th of May, 2012

    Well, not quite 500 sales on my birthday but yesterday (15th May) was my birthday and I had my 500th sale. In total over the day I had six sales and have seen an increase in the sales per day since DT made the changes to the 2012 levels. I have been running with a downloads... More
  • 1000 files online

    by Fuzzbones | 12th of December, 2011

    I reached my target for DT this year 1000 files online. Happy New Year for everyone and big sales. Hope 2012 end to catch me with 3000 files online. See Article
  • 100 Total Sales

    by Martinisaac | 2nd of November, 2011

    Hoorah! First target of the year achieved (or should that be 'reached'), just need to get 100 uploads... and may be $100 earned before January and I'll be happy. See Article
  • What an effort!

    by Libux77 | 18th of October, 2011

    My grandfather usually told me "No pain, no gain" he was right. With the following image I hit fifty sales: ....but what an effort! More or less one year ago I joined DT and only now I can celebrate my first 50 sales. Not a great result taking into account time I... More

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