My first sale on Dreamstime

posted on 30th of october, 2009

Several months ago I decided on the advice of friends try to upload photos to the microstocks. With SLR camera I had just learned to work. And all the downloaded photos were from a compact camera. Of course, they almost did not take. Only 1-3 of 10. I began to despair and began to think that the microstock is not for me and I can not shoot good photos.
Once on the second month of attempts to work with microstock by logging in to your account, I accidentally saw that the account balance is greater than zero. I was very surprised and pleased to madness. It was the first sale, not only on Dreamstime, but also on any microstock.
Especially surprised that sold photo - photo of mount Elbrus. This photo I uploaded the first. and Dreamstime approved it first. For me this mountain a lot. Elbrus is not only the highest mountain in Europe. Not just an extinct ancient volcano, covered with ashes and covered with a hundred-meter layer of ice. This is a mystical place. It is full of inexplicable power. It affects every person who has got on its slopes.
Elbrus give me many lessons: light and heavy, kind and cruel. Once on its slopes, I thought that grandy Elbrus decided to destroy me. Sunny day for a few seconds turned into impenetrable fog. I almost got lost in it is covered with cracks infinite glacier. However, it was just another lesson of the great mountain. Through the day I began to understand what the mountain, began to treat them more seriously and became much stronger in spirit. And this sale, Elbrus encouraged me and gave new power to work with microstock. I have not so many photos in the portfolio and not all of them stock oriented. But I'm ready to grow and learn. Thank you great mountain. You once again helped me. And thank to man who have downloaded this photo.

P.S. sorry for my English

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Comments (25)

Posted by Gilmourbto2001 on November 23, 2009
Congrats! Nice Shot.
Posted by Raindrop on November 18, 2009
cool image :) and Congrats :))) wish you all the best ;)
Posted by Ziprashantzi on November 05, 2009
beautiful image and colors, congratulations!
Posted by Valerii on November 05, 2009
Congrats! Go the same way, and every thing will be perfect!
Cheers. )
Posted by Angiebicazan on November 03, 2009
Congratulations. Hope I'll have a sale of my own one day. I just uploaded one photo so far...
Posted by Rocketmann7 on November 03, 2009
Congrats! That is a great inspirational story.
Posted by Jameskho on November 02, 2009
Congratulations ! Great mountain shot !!
Posted by Rubenkings on November 02, 2009
Congratulations! Very great shot!
Posted by Ebamo on November 01, 2009
congratulations!! :) I also had my first sale on 30 Oct
Posted by Fultonsphoto on November 01, 2009
Nice image, congratulations and may you have many more ;)
Posted by Rebeccaosborn on October 31, 2009
COngrats, wishing you more and more sales too!
Posted by smartview27 on October 31, 2009
Posted by Py2000 on October 31, 2009
Congratulation! Keep uploading!
Posted by Ladyamber on October 31, 2009
Congratulation, and good luck! :-)
Posted by Yuritz on October 31, 2009
how nice,good luck for the next ones!
Posted by Keki on October 31, 2009
Posted by Lftan on October 30, 2009
Congratulations, keep uploading :)
Posted by Irisangel on October 30, 2009
Congratulations! Wonderful portfolio! Keep uploading you will do well.
Posted by EmeraldUmbrellaStudio on October 30, 2009
congratulations on your first sale
Posted by Wildmac on October 30, 2009
Congratulations! Keep uploading and more sales will come :0)
Posted by Picstudio on October 30, 2009
Congrats! you are doing really great.
Posted by Littledesire on October 30, 2009
Congrats! I see you already have 7 sales! Keep going!
Posted by Mani33 on October 30, 2009
Good! it's a great place... Keep going & good luck ;)
Posted by Truhelen on October 30, 2009
Congratulations to neighbour (from Caucasus too)
Posted by Bsites on October 30, 2009
Congratulations! That is a beautiful pic!

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