Dreamstime, learning by the day!

posted on 20th of august, 2010

I used to be a below average photographer with many photo's taken in a way the average tourist would take.

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Joy and pleasure which I got from my results made me more eager to improve my skills, so a couple of years ago I decided to invest some money and buy a SLR camera.
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This really increased the 'fun factor' and made more and more pictures. Then on a sudden moment a mere 18 months ago somebody told me about Dreamstime, a site on the web where you can upload your best pictures and actually make money with those pictures.
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Full of convidence you start to create an account and look around the site, and learn that there is quite some room for improvement. After my first uploads at DT, where obviously also pictures got rejected, I started to feel hungry to improve further. Now I have more pictures online, some of which are really nice and July actually brought me my first sale!
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The addiction of Dreamstime is taking me, everywhere I look I start to think of possible pictures and how to create nice photo's of it. I'm working hard on getting more than 50 photo's online, so that I can become a Dreamstime Exclusive.
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To achieve this I will have to improve further in my overall quality and skills. Looking at the uploads from other Photographers is one way to do it, look what they did and learn from it. Sometimes you even can try to create similar pictures. By doing this you are already learning again.
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Ohhh yes I like it here! For me the keywords of Dreamstime are : addiction, skills, improvement and above all fun.
And fun I surely do have here!

Happy Photographing!

Comments (11)

Posted by Lx343 on August 27, 2010
Hi Linqong,

Thanks for the compliments!
I certainly will have fun here.
Posted by Linqong on August 21, 2010
Welcome to DT!
Nice shots.Have fun here.
Posted by Lx343 on August 21, 2010
Hi Mani33, Egomezta & Dmccale

Thanks for the compliments!
Hope our buyers also like them :)

Posted by Dmccale on August 20, 2010
welcome to the best place to sell your photos.You have a great start.Keep uploading.Good luck
Posted by Egomezta on August 20, 2010
Welcome, great images.
Posted by Mani33 on August 20, 2010
Nice shots! Thanks & good luck!
Posted by Lx343 on August 20, 2010
Thanks all for the nice words!
Posted by smartview27 on August 20, 2010
Welcome and good luck!
Posted by Mariaam on August 20, 2010
Welcome to Dreamstime! Have a lot of fun here! ;)
Posted by Visceralimage on August 20, 2010
Indeed, welcome to Dreamstime and congrads on the new SLR. The more you use it and the more you study you images, the better you will become.
Posted by Almaterra on August 20, 2010
Happy Photographing to you too!

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