Reached my first payout :o)

posted on 11th of april, 2008

I'm so excited that I just reached my first payout amount today. I've started at the end of October 2007 probably with the same reason why many others here join. For the love of photography and the excitement that people want to use my photos for commercial purposes. I've learned a lot from the people here on forums and blogs. And for that I am very grateful. Dreamstime has given me a new view point of photography that I've never been exposed to before. I think my photography is getting better with the help of Stock photography and Dreamstime which was pleasantly unexpected.

I know it probably took me longer than average to reach this point compared to the other photographers on this site but I hope this will give other newbies encouragement to continue striving for that first payout. With this first payout, I am so motivated to start uploading and taking more stock photos.

Thanks to the user who downloaded this photo to allow me to reach this first milestone.

Need a bit more motivation? Take a look at this thread about someone here familiar to everyone who received her first payout.

LisaFx in the same situation almost 3 years ago

Hopefully there will be a lot more milestones for me in the future. Good luck to everyone on their sales.

Comments (11)

Posted by Creativei on May 11, 2008
Great, and congrats, I reached this mile stone in four months, good luck to you and everybody here.
Posted by Rebeccaosborn on May 07, 2008
heya, Congrats on your first payout!!! im busy and working hard to get mine! need a few more downloads tho!
Posted by Daveg08 on April 19, 2008
congratulations and good luck in the future
Posted by Studioceja on April 14, 2008
Congrats Retina, Great work.

Your portfolio has quite a selection of different topics, very nice.
Posted by Retina2020 on April 13, 2008
Thanks Sandeep. You have a great portfolio.
Posted by Retina2020 on April 12, 2008
Thanks Roberto. You are doing very well yourself. Your illustrations are great and it shows since I see a lot of your works are accepted in the monthly assignments. I look forward to seeing what else you come up with.
Posted by Roberto1977 on April 12, 2008
Congratulations! Your sales are all well deserved! Bye, Rob.
Posted by Retina2020 on April 11, 2008
Hey Yuanyuan. Thanks for wishes. I love your landscape photos. Colours are so vivid.
Posted by Retina2020 on April 11, 2008
Thanks. Your very kind Irisangel. I would be very happy if my portfolio was doing half as well as yours.
Posted by Retina2020 on April 11, 2008
Hey Joe. Thanks. You have a great portfolio. I love the photos of chess pieces. Hang in there and the sales will come.
Posted by Dcwcreations on April 11, 2008

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