Finally broke 200 uploads!!!

posted on 19th of june, 2009

It definitely took me much longer than most users here but I finally broke 200 uploads. I'm pretty happy with this achievement and it's definitely encouraging me to upload more. When I started with Dreamstime over 1 year ago, I was mainly looking through photos that I have photographed in the past and uploading them. It was a long and tedious task of filtering through thousands and thousands of photos. Many of which were not really microstock content. However it was enjoyable looking back at my photos from the past. Definitely brings back memories. What I find is actually less time consuming is to go out and shoot stock photos instead of looking through my archives. So my advice to newbies is not to spend too much time going through archives since probably most of them are not useful for stock photos. Go out and do what you enjoy most and take photos. But this time around have a stock photographer mindset to produce usable quality stock photos.

Here are the last few accepted photos that helped me get past the 200 mark.


Comments (17)

Comment by Yejun on May 13, 2010

Congratulations. Thanks for your suggestion for going out.

Comment by Keki on June 23, 2009

congratulations! Its definitely quicker and no doubt more fun to shoot more :)

Comment by Zenotri on June 22, 2009

Congratulations & you are right, it is definitely quicker to take new images than search for old ones.

Comment by Maigi on June 22, 2009

Very good advice! :) Good luck with working on your next milestone!

Comment by Frantab01 on June 22, 2009

congratulations :)

Comment by Retina2020 on June 21, 2009

Thanks everyone for their gracious comments and congrats. :)

Comment by Breenicole on June 20, 2009


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Comment by Lftan on June 19, 2009

Congratulations :)

Comment by EmeraldUmbrellaStudio on June 19, 2009

Congrats, im looking to break 100 myself

Comment by Retina2020 on June 19, 2009

Thanks everyone for you comments and encouragement. Good tip Brad. Don't waste the summer and save the archives for the winter. ;)

Comment by Hlehnerer on June 19, 2009

Congratulations! Nice work!

Comment by Irisangel on June 19, 2009

Congratulations! Keep up the good work!

Comment by Kaththea on June 19, 2009

Congratulations on reaching another milestone at DT!!

Comment by Mani33 on June 19, 2009

Congratulations, nice photos.
Cheers ;)

Comment by Marilyngould on June 19, 2009

Congratulations on your achievement, wishing you continued success!

Comment by Bradcalkins on June 19, 2009

I've found that searching the archives is a good task to keep for winter months when you can't get motivated, or there is no light outside :)

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