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Contributors shape the market!
posted by mani33 - 24th of november, 2013
I'm writing this blog because I believe there is wave of strange behavior from some contributors that is affecting the Microstocks Market in a way or another. This concerns everyone, but specially non exclusive photographers or those... More...
First attempt
posted by brocko - 19th of july, 2013
..was a failure. Last year after i find out about Dreamstime from a friend i decided join and upload a picture, but the horror, the reviewer reject my photo...I was upset and alt+F4 to DT. One year later i tried again... login, upload... More...
100 Sales!
posted by celiaak - 24th of august, 2012
I finally made 100 sales! I never thought it could be so fast. This is the 100th image sold: It took me 9 months to fail uploading, understand what was wrong, upload more, start selling, build portfolio constantly, and now I have... More...
Milestone 100 sales!
posted by vcarmstrong - 19th of april, 2012
Many people in the Dreamstime community repeat the wisdom "Keep uploading, the sale will come!". It really is true, slowly but steadily I see my sales increasing and as I continue to learn and try to produce more concept photos... More...
I've reached the 200 sales target
posted by francesco83 - 28th of may, 2011
just wanted to share with you this small target. I am in DT already since 2009 but only this year in january i've started seriously to upload here my work. Thanks to all customers who choosed my work Francesco More...
my first 1$...yeah!!
posted by atahack - 6th of may, 2011
I've been registered to dreamstime since 2007, but I've started uploading last month. I thought it shouldn't take too long to earn a dollar, but I was wrong. It took a whole month. Now I wonder, should I continue with stock photography?... More...
Custom Cars
posted by swelsh1 - 28th of october, 2010
I recently went to a custom car and rockabilly event. I took my camera to try and get a few photos to upload here as I thought it would be a great opportunity even if they are to be sold as editorial. I tried uploading a few but... More...
It's a Rough Road at first!
posted by jurphotography - 1st of september, 2010
Geeeeezzzzz... Ok So has been a rough road here for me at dreamstime. Some really harsh rejections from the admin peeps. A super low approval rating, not many downloads, and a huge reality check. All of witch have contributed to... More...
Which is my priority?
posted by alitvfilm - 10th of june, 2010
Finally I reached 31 images display online and not even one sale out,but still I’m happy about it. After doing some research, reading and studying all members images, I found out most of my old stock images are not fit to the requirement... More...
Waiting for holidays? NO!
posted by mariaam - 26th of may, 2010
Are you waiting for Christmas, St. Valentine´s Day, Easter or Halloween to upload holiday images? Do you feel uncomfortable uploading christmas images during the summer months? Don´t worry! ;) I have made the experience that... More...
Jade buddha
posted by zenpix - 25th of march, 2010
Hi all, just wanted to show my latest editorial photos. But I only have one accepted so far. Its the unvieling of the jade buddha in tampa florida. Here is a link if you want info on it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?... More...
I'm uploading again
posted by stefaniav - 20th of march, 2010
I've been in DT for more than one year with only one image accepted, this one: After a looong pause, I am uploading more photos, and now I have 12 images accepted and some 20 waiting. It's a small achievement if compared... More...
My little comeback
posted by justk8 - 10th of march, 2010
Hey everyone, I have been here on dreamstime for some time and I hadn't had much time to upload anything new although I had new ideas. I was trying to find time but there was none. Now finally, after quite some months, I am... More...
Edging my way to 100
posted by danienel - 9th of february, 2010
For someone who shoots as much as me, it is ironic that I haven't got 100 files up at Dreamstime yet, but do not fear. I have made a concerted effort to get 100 this week. In fact more than enough are waiting in cue to get me there.... More...
Slow Uploading
posted by alecbrown - 26th of april, 2009
My recent uploading rate has been extremely slow!! After having several images refused I have lost my enthusiasm to upload. I am still taking photographs as it is my hobby and passion but I find it difficult to sit down and upload... More...
new
posted by jameschipper - 26th of march, 2009
as a new member to dreamstime, i have been busy designing new illustrations and uploading my photographs and illustrations. I have managed to get my first sale very quickly followed by a second sale, which im very pleased with, my first... More...
The Similar Categories Option Is Gone? PLEASE Bring it back.
posted by arenacreative - 24th of march, 2009
Today I just noticed that in the unfinished files area there is no more option to choose from previously used categories. It is still available after you click on an image, but that drop down list only shows the last 10. I always... More...
lately its been good going.....
posted by kaphoto - 14th of february, 2008
its good to see your images being downloaded on daily basis, It is encouraging, and surely everybody who is like me, slow in uploading soon will realise, that if they dont upload images, you are loosing on those $ you would have made,... More...
Getting into Dreamstime
posted by alexhor - 29th of january, 2008
Here is my first image accepted. Wow! For anyone who try to get involved in micro-stock photography, I can say that Dreamstime is not the fastest one. It takes forever to get your images reviewed. :) But... lets look at it from... More...
FTP!!
posted by kenneystudios - 12th of october, 2007
Have you ever wished you could upload images as fast as you can process them? Well, I certainly have! When I started contributing to Dreamstime, I uploaded one image at a time, directly through the website. At first, it wasn't so... More...
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