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  • My second HAPPY GOAL

    by Mariayunira |

    After 12 months of high speed-uploading, I finally reach my SECOND HAPPY GOAL: 1000 images online , withAcceptance ratio: 95.1% This is my lucky online artworks #1000     I do make a 'deadline' for my self and so that I can trully put a hardwork... More
  • What I talk about when I talk about tea

    by Jimmytst |

    Is Chinese tea your cup of tea? If so, what is your favourite Chinese tea?    Is it white tea - the one that comprises those pale budding leaves of the tea plant that have not been fermented?    Is it green tea - the much lauded tea that is said to be very beneficial... More
  • My first 100 $ :)

    by Jijikalinkova |

    After a year hard uploading I finally reach my first 100$ I so glad to see them :) I expect to have a sale for each one of my images so I buy to myself a gift - a new lens>it is my lucky lens :)   See Article

    by Sauleancristian |

    Special thanks for the buyer that bought this image:   Now I'm absolutely sure I can make money on Dreamstime. See Article
  • 1000 SALES !

    by Danielc1998 |

    My 1000th sale    Three years ago I found dreamstime almost by chance, I had no idea what micro stock was, or even that it was possible for a simple mortal like myself to offer my own images for sale. When I joined, I thought to myself : Who the hell is going to buy... More
  • 1000$ Club of DT

    by Helgidinson |

    I reach the 1000$ mark. I now can be a member of 1000$ club of DT...yehey!!!! Thanks to all buyer  See Article
  • Journey to my first Editorial License

    by Jyotiprdeka |

      It took up to five rejections to finally get one of my photo selected for Editorial License. Initially I was uploading macro shots, but none got selected. The reason was pretty simple. You need something special and newsworthy. Some of the rejections were the best photos... More
  • Emotions

    by Jorgeprz |

    We know that life is not only smiles, this is due to the different situations we face every day, there are also emotions such as anger, frustration, melancholy, nostalgia, anxiety, fear etc. which is why I decided to make a series of shots recently, here I leave a sample... More
  • Early Morning Walk Around London

    by Beng32 |

    While visiting relatives in London recently I was itching to get around the sites with my camera, but the weather just wasn't playing ball, of course. I got up on the final morning, and there wasn't a cloud in the sky. With a couple of hours before we were scheduled to leave,... More
  • Milestone reached ... over 1,000 images uploaded

    by Oliver7perez |

    Finally got over 1,000 images uploaded! Staying motivated, having fun, trying new things and working on increasing my production.         See Article
  • Travel Photography: Ketchikan, Alaska

    by Sunfire |

    In the last article I wrote about downtown Seattle and some of its attractions. From there we boarded the cruise to our first stop, Ketchikan.   Ketchikan is a small city named after the Ketchikan Creek, which flows through the town, emptying into the Tongass Narrows... More
  • The Earth laughs in flowers

    by Jimmytst |

    While I was looking at pictures of flowers, I was reminded of Ralph Waldo Emerson's quote: 'The Earth laughs in flowers.' The Earth is tickled pink.      The Earth blushes in red.      The Earth shines in yellow.      The Earth smiles in orange.... More
  • Mini milestone

    by Igorsinkov |

    In a past two months, things got changed and I decided to become full time stock photographer. I've uploaded about 80 photos for two months and I'm waiting for the first sale for a long time. I'm excited and still learning and practicing to become a successful stock photographer.... More
  • Shana tova! Have a good year! - Jewish New Year 5776

    by Slanapotam |

    It's Jewish New Year today   Traditional wishing is "Shana tova", that mean "Have a good year" Also, it is traditional to eat in this day apple and honey:   See Article
  • Doomsday scene

    by Zenox2d |

    I'm 3d modeler but sometimes to brake my routine I need to try to create creative art with other tools too.For this picture I was used a photo which was created before the thunderstorm.From tutorials I've learned so far,I saw you can create,different scene moods just by adjusting... More
  • First Photography Uploads!

    by Lmhphotography |

    Hello everyone! I'm new to the Dreamstime community and would just like to share the overwhelming joy of my first photos being accepted on the website. I didn't expect ten, let alone twenty five! I only joined less than a week ago but I have been taking photos for... More
  • Newer camera but more noise

    by Gmargittai |

    I recently upgraded my venerable Panasonic GH1 m43 camera with a newer one, the GH3 which was on sale. There is a GH4 out and also a GX8 and G7 but there are only small improvements in the field of stills. So I went for the GH3 which is supposedly a more professional camera... More
  • See my first collection!

    by Julietta24 |

    I gather a collection of the most beautiful places on earth! when you look at the picture - you want see it in life. If you have such images for my collection I'll be happy to include them here) Beautiful Places       Thank you in advance) More
  • Embarking on a rookie's quest

    by Bartdierickx |

    Hello Fellow contributors, designers, I decided to write a short blog to introduce myself. I am someone who has been gifted with good illustration skills and decided, for the first time in my life, to try and make a little coin out of it. While googling I stumbled upon... More

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