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  • $1,000 milestone

    by Rhbabiak13 | 15th of November, 2015

    Today marks the day that I crossed the $1,000 mark on Dreamstime. I never would have imagined that a homemaker, wife, mother of 10, grandma to 4, could make money from doing something I love. I feel blessed. Thank you Dreamstime, buyers and fellow photographers who encourage... More
  • 1000 files online

    by Sebastian423 | 31st of October, 2015

    Small milestone reached in my portfolio there is now 1000 files. It took over 1 year to get here and it's just 10% of my ultimate goal which is 10.000 files :) Along with files I've managed to sell my pictures 316 times. It's been very interesting journey so i'd like to... More
  • 1.000 SALES!

    by Bennymarty | 18th of September, 2015

    Hello! I would like to share with you my happiness reaching 1.000 SALES milestone! This is my 1000th sale:    I love Dreamstime because here you can sell any kind of subject for example: - illustrations about New York patriotic symbols    - Animals... More
  • Finally 2000+ images done!

    by Matthiase | 24th of August, 2015

    It has been a long journey to reach this goal, but i did it =). Its hard to find time to photograph as much as you would like to, since most of us have full-timejobs and families.   Every milestone is fun to achieve, you have to put in a lot of time to shoot and edit... More
  • 1,000 Photos In Portfolio

    by Rhbabiak13 | 22nd of June, 2015

    Today, I reached 1,000 photos in my portfolio. I have been a part of Dreamstime for 10 months now. It is quite exciting to be a part of such a wonderful group of people. I will share some of my latest accepted photos with you. This is a photo that I took at an artist... More
  • Why assignment refusals should be welcomed

    by Stamena | 9th of February, 2015

    Assignments are a nice way to put your imagination to work and force yourself to think out of the box. But to have images approved for an assignment you need to raise the bar for yourself as well. I realized that the hard way as I had three rejections before having an illustration... More
  • A perfect month

    by Phoenixci | 8th of February, 2015

    Long have I awaited for it to happen, I kept trying and trying and trying, sometimes even too hard. I kept telling myself this is the one I will get it an when I got a refusal my dream of a perfect month was shattered even to my dismay that images that was refused, someone... More
  • 1000 dollars

    by Perstock | 29th of January, 2015

      Yesterday I past the thousand dollar mark! Close to five hundred sold images (two left) after a bit more than two years. On conventional stock market before microstock existed this was my level for a month or so with less images on stock. For the newbees it might be... More
  • Use of photos for controversial topics

    by Cathyr1 | 19th of January, 2015

    I am new to stock photography and have not yet made much use of photos of people. Usually my “models” are young family members and I have not yet come to terms with the fact that there is no real control over how the photos are used. I think that the only time I really... More
  • Culinary treasures: sausages

    by Malinash | 13th of November, 2014

    Special events, hometown parades, music festivals, country festivals, Oktoberfest – you name it –, sausages are part of the fun as the most wanted appetizers. They go great after your favorite musician’s gig, for example. However, sausages are not quite that common... More
  • Six More Up, Six Down!

    by Rayzer1 | 28th of October, 2014

    I opened my iPad this morning to find that I had six more photos approved! Looking further, I realized that six were also refused. The refusals don't bother me, because I really appreciated the feedback. I didn't really expect to get as much helpful advice from the refused... More
  • Image found on another stock photography website!

    by Aleksandersson | 27th of August, 2014

    One of my files here was downloaded few days ago. I did a search for it cause I just wanted to see where my files end up, and I found it on Czech stock photography website. So they bought my file, I got 35 cents for it and now they are getting money from it? I think they... More
  • Thousand photos online

    by Annahristova | 13th of August, 2014

    Thousand photos online, just a year ago and I did not dare to dream about it. Thank you Dreamstime, thank God!   One of my last photos. See Article

    by BCritchley | 31st of July, 2014

      Well it's been a very interesting journey I must say and one full of highs and lows.   I certainly have to thank Dreamstime, who have helped me develop my photography, providing me with a platform that gets my works seen and sold. It has paid for all of my photography... More
  • 1000 online today

    by Perstock | 19th of March, 2014

    Time to celebrate :-) After one and a half year i have passed one thousand images online and over 230 sales. A lot of work is now starting to give some result also when it comes to earnings. November was some kind of turning point with around eighty dollars income. One... More
  • Reaching the one thousand dollar club

    by Cristalloid | 11th of January, 2014

    Hi folks, yesterday I reached what I didn't dare to dream of some time ago: the 1000-dollar-club!! Thanks to all buyers and especially to the one who made me step up... See Article
  • So this is how they're using my images?!

    by Alamourus | 25th of December, 2013

    I've always been curious (and maybe a little apprehensive) about where and how the photographs I've submitted to Dreamstime are being used-- and now with reverse image search functionality in Google (Google reverse image search) (and built into Chrome browser , as described... More
  • My 22 Days Trip in USA.

    by Gear76 | 27th of November, 2013

    My sister is getting married in the states and wanted the whole family to be there for the wedding. We are from Malaysia and the whole family was very excited for the occasion and make preparations to attend her wedding in Chicago. Right before the trip I bought a Canon EOS-... More
  • Published on the Front Cover

    by Jonpym | 22nd of November, 2013

    Well thanks to Dreamstime, ive seen one of my Photo's published on front of a Book. Click here to see the Book Dog training jonpympics See Article
  • Size Matters

    by Mscott9985 | 17th of November, 2013

    I'd been warned, but I didn't pay attention. Or, rather, I paid attention, but ignored the advice. Here's what I'd been told: Never buy the extra-small size picture. Always go for extra-large. But although I was new to the cover-design end of writing, I figured I knew... More

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