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  • 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
  • My 100 photo or some words about flowers

    by Lana4kask | 9th of September, 2015

    This week I loaded my 100 photo, it's original big bouquet of flowers in the flowerbed.   And I want to thank Dreamstime for a quick check of photos and the ability to share the beauty. Everyone knows that the majority of photobanks reject photo with flowers, but at Dreamstime... More
  • 50 sales!

    by Marconti805 | 9th of September, 2015

    I never thought i would make 50 sales! DT has helped me learn and develop as a photographer in my spare time. Even though it is frustrating to have an image refused i do try and learn from the critique. Of my 50 I picked my favorite to share.    More
  • 1000 images online milestone!

    by Slanapotam | 9th of September, 2015

    It has been almost three years, and now I have 1000+ vectors online From latest pics - Colorful Hebrew alphabet buttons:   See Article
  • Couple First Milestones achived!!

    by Gnomius | 8th of September, 2015

    Hello Dreamstime! First milestone: My first 50 pictures accepted on Dreamstime. Its feels so cool!   thats my 50s accepted picture. And more pictures coming soon.. Second milestone: In our family 2 weeks ago was born my New Model.. girl.. :) I became... More
  • 100 photos online Milestone

    by Cfantunes | 8th of September, 2015

    Hi everyone! I reached my first major milestone, 100 photos online, and I would like to share with you my joy! This is the #100:   I wish all the best to all of you excellent contributors! Here is some of my work, hope you enjoy.       More
  • Shoot Opportunity in 'Junk' Pile

    by Valevvicki | 8th of September, 2015

    My husband loves to go to auctions. He is always keen to spot a bargain and share with me all the reasons why he needed to make the purchase and how worthwhile the items/s will be! While there have been a few things that have actually been put to use, most are set out in... More
  • Positive thinking.

    by Sandyprints | 6th of September, 2015

      After years of slow sales and perfecting my selection I thought I would try another way. Thinking about sales and how much I enjoy seeing what has sold has increased the speed of my sales, not the amount per picture, I haven't perfected that side of it yet! I don'... More
  • First milestone - first payment done!

    by Arx0nt | 5th of September, 2015

      A year passed since I started doing stock photography. Finaly reached my first milestone at dreamstime - first 100$ payed. Fantastic feeling. A lot of work has been done, but I want better results. More sales to go! Btw, this image is bestseller. What you think? Cheers More
  • My Journey and 10000 USD mile stone.

    by Creativei | 5th of September, 2015

      I have just posted a blog about Microstock and my achievement, read now Its been a great journey over 6 years now. Click the above link to read the complete story. More
  • New contributor

    by Sandraipswich | 5th of September, 2015

    I recently joined Dreamstime, to load some of my favourite photos from my travels overseas- I have sorted most of my 40,000 on my computer and now have over 800 online....but what will sell?           More
  • 385 images online and 7 downloads

    by Joanaps | 4th of September, 2015

    I am so happy. This morning, I have 385 images online and I sold one more image. When I begun in dreamstime, seven months ago, I could not imagine thses numbers are possible. I have few knowledges with stock photos, but in last months, I have read many articles in this... More
  • 100 images online milestone

    by Truthservant | 4th of September, 2015

    Hi everyone ! I finally reached 100 online images, so I would like to share my happiness with you, and wish all the best to all of you my friends ! Here are 11 images of my work. The next images are from south Morocco:                     ... More
  • The Photographer’s Creative Process

    by Gracelife | 2nd of September, 2015

      For many photographers, the hardest part of a photographic project is settling on an idea. Fine art photography isn't so much about snapping as many photos as you can in the hope that you get the perfect shot. Instead, a good project takes lots of time, thought and... More
  • I got it too - 200 pictures in my portfolio.

    by Veronikaouskova | 2nd of September, 2015

    I see that in Dreamstime community it belongs to the good manners to celebrate specific milestones publicly. Well, for me, the very important goal was to reach the 200 photos milestone. Why? When I was starting to contribute photos into photobanks, I searched for some tips... More
  • My first 20 sales

    by Singhlens | 1st of September, 2015

    I started building my port at Dreamstime this year, have tried to learn from others on the forum. Hopeful that it will be good journey ahead for me. Some success for now, looking forward to do better work.           More
  • Milestone August

    by Winnietam | 1st of September, 2015

    August was a great month for me as a new-ish Dreamstimer.   I had my second TIFF sale!   I had my highest sale value (a credit sale, no less)! But overall, I had my highest ever number of sales in a month. August was an all-around success.   Hooray!... More
  • My first selling

    by Y33p00n | 31st of August, 2015

    I'm a newbie in Dreamstime! This is my first selling image on Dreamstime :P. There is such a lot of world to see and discover. There is always an adventure waiting just round the corner. They say that ” beauty is in the eye of the beholder ” and sharing that beauty in... More
  • Double Digit Milestone

    by Arielfriedphotography | 30th of August, 2015

    While to a lot of contributors on here, 10 photographs is nothing but a days work, to me its a big triumph. It shows that I've got something to be proud of, but also that I can definitely improve. The acceptances are becoming more frequent with the new camera upgrade (from... More
  • Perhaps It's a Milestone to Me

    by Wxh6763 | 29th of August, 2015

    Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves.    Recently, I analyzed the information and data... More

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