One Year Anniversary!

posted on 26th of february, 2009

Hello! This is my very first blog, so I hope I figured this out and you can read this!

This week I'm happy to celebrate my one year anniversary here at Dreamstime. Wow, the year went by super fast. I guess time flies when you're having fun! Here are a few of the almost 800 images in

my portfolio and I plan on consistently adding more in the future. It's been a terrific year and I'm
very happy to be associated with Dreamstime.

I've been a professional photographer over the last 25 years and had my own portrait photography studio throughout that time. Now, since retiring from that, I have the time to enjoy my other love, graphic arts. I really enjoying this aspect of the creative arts and love creating photo art and background designs. To me it's like therapy and I enjoy the happiness it brings. Plus, it's nice to get paid for something you love doing, which I think most people would agree on! I feel very blessed in my life and am fortunate to have be born and raised in beautiful, sunny Southern California, U.S.A. where I still reside, and I have definitely learned to have an Attitude Of Gratitude! Remember, the key to success is happiness!

Anyway, thank you to Dreamstime for being here, for continually making good innovative changes for us, and to the great, supportive staff, much good luck, prosperity and happiness to you...
and, of course, also to my fellow Dreamsters here!

Thanks for taking the time to read this, my very first blog. :) Now it's on to the next year!

Best regards,

Keep Soaring!

Comments (17)

Comment by Maigi on March 15, 2009

:) It has been a great year. All the best for the next one!

Comment by Irisangel on March 12, 2009

Happy DT day!!! You have done very well for your first year. Great portfolio, keep up the great work!!!

Comment by Marilynv on March 02, 2009

Wow! Thank you everybody who stopped by to take a look at my very first blog! A special heartfelt thanks for those of you who also took the time to write such nice comments! I appreciate the kind remarks and well wishes. I am in awe with your wonderful images and I'm definitely in with talented good company here. All the best for lots of sales, have fun and keep soaring!

Best regards,

Comment by Noonie on March 01, 2009

Happy Anniversary! Beautiful work!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment by Zhuanghua on March 01, 2009

Sure you must have a good sale!

Comment by Emmacharles on February 27, 2009

GREAT ! You are surly talented and an inspiration.
I am very fascinated by graphic arts/illustration and know absolutely nothing about it. It looks very difficult but fun !? I would love to learn to do it. Any advice ?

Comment by Littledesire on February 27, 2009

Congratulations! Happy DT day! Great photos!

Comment by Zumaandme on February 27, 2009

Congratulations to your first anniversary! I'm nearly as old as you are- DT years I mean ;-) - but with much less expertness. Hopefully you enjoy another 25 years with DT,have fun! Eva

Comment by Bradcalkins on February 27, 2009

Great work and all the best in the upcoming year!

Comment by Justmeyo on February 27, 2009

Congratulations.You have very nice photos and illustrations !Wish you luck and Happy Anniversary !Gabriel

Comment by Py2000 on February 27, 2009

Congratulations! Happy anniversary!

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Comment by Piscari on February 27, 2009

Happy anniversary! You have bright and dynamic art work!)))

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Comment by Aughty on February 26, 2009

Wow! Someone been busy. Very nice.

Comment by Marilyngould on February 26, 2009

Congratulations! Your portfolio is great and always interesting to browse.

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Photo credits: Marilyn Volan.

About me

Hi Everyone, I\'ve happily been a professional photographer and have been blessed to have owned and operated my own successful portrait studio for the last twenty five years. Now, I\'ve changed hats and I\'m enjoying my retirement from the studio and have more time for my other passion, graphic arts. I hope you enjoy my images as much as I enjoy creating them! Thank you, Dreamstime, for the opportunity to show my work to the world! Best regards, Marilynv Keep Soaring !

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