Analysis of two months on Dreamtime

posted on 20th of april, 2010

I celebrate my two month anniversary of having images accepted on Dreamtime this Thursday. I joined DT Feb. 18, 2010 and my first series of images were accepted Feb 23, 2010.

I am writing this blog not for praise (although that is always nice) but to show what can be accomplished in two months and to illustrate the images that have sold.

As of today, I have 493 images accepted by DT, my acceptance rate is 85% and I have an additional 28 images pending. To date, I have sold 72 images at an average revenue of $0.73.

These two images have made it to level two.

My portfolio is made up of mostly wildlife images; some pet images and a few general images. I thought it would be interesting to look at what has sold.

I have approximately twenty images of pets. Seven of these images have sold at least one time. This image called "artist pug" has sold three times

I have approimiately five images of common items, one has sold one time

The balance of my images are about equally split between bird photos and animal photos. Two of these images were selected as editor's choice and each as sold one time.

I have approximately 20 images of eagles; this has also been my best selling catagory. Of these 20 eagle images, six have sold at least one time; I have sold a total of 13 eagle images.

I have won a number of contests in my career. This image has won a couple times. It has sold two times on DT

I thank all the editors and staff of DT for their assistance; I thank the community for being the best microstock group. Especially, thanks to all buyers that have found my worthy of purchase!

Comments (29)

Posted by Thanatonautii on May 16, 2010
That`s amazing shots you have there! I believe you travel a lot and you have a lot of patience ! And I think those are the two most important characteristics of an photograph! Keep up the good work and have a beautiful sky in the background ;)
Posted by Melonstone on May 15, 2010
Interesting blog - you have some great images, three of which I've used in my American Birds collection.

The Burrowing Owl as he blends so well with the background and has a great expression on his face; the Bald Eagle fishing as it's a great (and natural) "action" shot; and the Snowy Egret on a rock cos I love the colours and the vibe of the picture.

Keep up the excellent work.
Posted by Nikmd on May 09, 2010
Congratulations!!! your pictures are amazing and wow that is great in the first 2 months!!! I did make my first sale a few days back and I am very happy and optimistic too..
Thankyou for sharing
Posted by Makym on April 29, 2010
Your pictures are fantastic! I am a passionate bird watcher, so your bird photos are my favorite. Your next two months are guaranteed to be even better than the last ones!
Posted by Studiobarcelona on April 28, 2010
Beautiful and creative photos!
Posted by Joezachs on April 28, 2010
That is real fast work... . . . . . .congratulations.
I like that one of the Eagle Flying.
Posted by Cassie08 on April 22, 2010
Congratulations! You have a really amazing portfolio! And I have looked around your website too and your photography is really amazing!! I am not surprised you are selling so well in such a short time with such a great library of images!! I look forward to seeing your future images too!! Enjoy!! Happy shooting!! Cassie :))
Posted by Cat63 on April 21, 2010
Congratulations...I love your work
Posted by Dmccale on April 21, 2010
wow very impressive ...Great photos
Posted by Hugoht on April 21, 2010
Your images are so fabulous I would be surprised if you weren't doing so well. After a few images you were quickly added as one of my favorites. I hope you find the time to keep taking more pictures!
Posted by Antoinettew on April 21, 2010
Congrats! You have got amazing photo's.
Posted by Joe1971 on April 21, 2010
your photo is great.
Posted by Rosedarc on April 21, 2010
BTW, did you know that you are on the list of busiest photographers in the last 7 days?
Posted by smartview27 on April 21, 2010
Your eagles and the other birds or animals are simply wonderful!
Posted by Adeliepenguin on April 20, 2010
Interesting information:) I am a wildlife enthusiast, so find myself often looking at your images, changing my mind on my favorites. Continued good luck with sales.
Posted by Keki on April 20, 2010
Thats great stuff for just 2 months wow! You've kept youself busy :D well done
Posted by Justmeyo on April 20, 2010
Congratulations!You do a great work:)
Posted by Rosedarc on April 20, 2010
Congratulations, you're doing really well, really quick and you've got great images!
Are you shooting a lot of new photos or are you for now mainly uploading from your own database?
Posted by Mariaam on April 20, 2010
What a great achievement! Congratulations!
Posted by Mani33 on April 20, 2010
That is to be proud of for sure! Congratulations!
Posted by Trottola on April 20, 2010
Congratulations, you're working a lot!!!
Posted by Wildmac on April 20, 2010
Congratulations, you're doing great :)
Posted by Lowthian on April 20, 2010
WOW, John. You've really done well in just two months. Congratulations and wishes for continued success.
Posted by Visceralimage on April 20, 2010
Unteroffizier, yes-animals are in natural environment. They are comfortable; sometimes, I am not so comfortable :)
Posted by Stefaniav on April 20, 2010
Yep! Great portfolio brings great results! ^_^ Congrats!
Posted by Sebikus on April 20, 2010
You have great results. Congratulations!
Posted by Unteroffizier on April 20, 2010
These are photos captured of wildlife as they were in their natural habitat. They appeared relaxed, comfortable and natural with their movements and behaviour. Like quite a number of your uploads, including the photo you used as your profile/ avatar photo.
Posted by Frantab01 on April 20, 2010
WOW ! what a fantastic achievement, well done - you've got a great port, beautiful pics, keep it up and good luck for loads more sales :)
Posted by Egomezta on April 20, 2010
Well.... You're doing great.... And your images are Beautiful

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