The first 100$ - at last!

posted on 21st of april, 2010

You will laugh but it took me practically an year to earn the first 100$ on DT. But I'm not a professional photographer, and sometimes I did not upload new photos for months.

My first photo was sold 23.05.09 and after 11 months - 19.04.10 - I sold one of my favourite photos with children playing on the river that has earned the last 0.88 cents to the first 100$ (at last!)

I hope the following year on DT will be more fruitful :-)

Good luck to all of you!

Comments (43)

Posted by Tanyae on May 22, 2010
Thank all of you again! You're right that next 100$ will come faster - I see it in my current earnings.
Good luck, my dears!
Posted by Orion9nl on May 19, 2010
ai...you have beaten me there: it has taken me nearly 4 years !! but today I reached 100 USD as well......I rarely upload photos (I am too critical for myself) so not that bad I guess.

Up to the 200 USD in your case :)
Posted by Youths on May 18, 2010
Congratulations!! ^!^
Posted by Runnybabbit on May 15, 2010
Congratulations!so great achievements,I wonder when can I get mine 100$?
Posted by Jianbinglee on May 07, 2010
More than three months, I only earned 2.99 $. I do not know when I can earn my first 100?
I do not have too much time into microstock, I am also an amateur photographer.

Congratulate you once again!
Posted by Traductionsdym on May 07, 2010
Congratulations. Not original but I mean it too.
Posted by Adaa on May 07, 2010
Congratulations,Very pleased!
Posted by Mythja on May 05, 2010
congrats. better ever than never. :)
Posted by Laurasibiu on May 03, 2010
Congratulations! It`s great.
Posted by Frantab01 on May 02, 2010
Congratulations :)
Posted by 1fotopasion on May 02, 2010
Posted by Margaretanne on May 02, 2010
Many congratulations :)
Posted by Retina2020 on April 26, 2010
congrats. All the best.
Posted by Baronefirenzeit on April 24, 2010
Congratulations :)
Posted by Elephantopia on April 21, 2010
Good for you, but if you were exclusive with DT, you would have got $100 much sooner.
Posted by Wildmac on April 21, 2010
Congratulations Tanya! I love this image of yours  Summer afternoon tea-table  Your next payout will come much quicker, good luck :)
Posted by Littledesire on April 21, 2010
Congrats, Tanya! Next $100 will come faster ;)
Posted by Kenishirotie on April 21, 2010
It also took me close to 1 year for my first payout. Congratulation!
Posted by Flowerpistol on April 21, 2010
Yay! I've been a contributor for one year and I'm $12 away from my first $100! I have 29 illustrations online so I think I'm doing okay.
Posted by Egomezta on April 21, 2010
Great............ Congratulations : )
Posted by Defun on April 21, 2010
Posted by Antoinettew on April 21, 2010
Congaratulations, Tanyae. I wish you a lot more sales in the future.
Posted by Tan510jomast on April 21, 2010
Don't feel so bad, it took me two years to reach payout, and I am a " working professional " (it's what I do as a living outside of stock). Success in stock photography has nothing to do with professional or not, it's more to do with your willingness to work 24/7 to mass produce the pictures buyers can use. And even more importantly, knowing the right keywords to get your portfolio found in the search.
I learned that after two years , lmao. But I still don't have that 24/7 to give to microstock, as I can only do it during my time off in the 18 hour day business I have. Many successful microstock sellers who earn a living with it do just that, 24/7. It's a reality and as they say, you get what you put in.
and oh, btw, the next payout will come sooner... I am already half way to my next payout..
Posted by Py2000 on April 21, 2010
Posted by Joe1971 on April 21, 2010
Posted by Stefaniav on April 21, 2010
Congrats, Tanya!
Posted by Mariaam on April 21, 2010
Congratulations! Great photo! Wish you many more sales.
Posted by Tanyae on April 21, 2010
Dears, thank all of you a lot!
Posted by Justmeyo on April 21, 2010
Congratulations!Wish you many more to come!
Posted by Thanatonautii on April 21, 2010

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