Milestone at Dreamstime

posted on 7th of october, 2010

Well I have been a member here at Dt for just over a year now and today I reached for me the massive milestone of reaching $100 Dollars in sales....You can not imagine how happy I am at reaching this milestone, not because of the money (if I needed the money I would have starved to death by now lol)

But as an amateur photographer that only entered the digital revolution just over 2 years ago and the fact that someone wants to buy what I have proudly produced is such a great feeling......Like a lot of people I am self taught and without sounding hard done by which I am not but I live alone in Germany while my family is in England and because I spend so much of my time on the road (I drive a band bus) I dont have many friends where I live...So so far no model releases from me :)

So all of my sales have come from either Toursit type shots or editorial images.... only you try asking a rock band to sign a model release lol but if you want advice on taking shots of churches or Cathedrals I'm your man !!!!!!

So the upshot is that if I can do it anyone can....just keep shooting and the cream eventually rises to the top

I look forward to my next year here at DT with renewed enthusiasm

Im off now to have a beer and celebrate my new found wealth lol

Comments (21)

Posted by Kaththea on October 11, 2010
Congratulations! Well-done and good luck:)
Posted by Picstudio on October 08, 2010
Posted by Cteconsulting on October 08, 2010
Congratulations on your achievement!
Posted by Mariaam on October 08, 2010
That´s great! Congratulations!!! :)
Posted by Ninuscha on October 08, 2010
Posted by J0hnb0y on October 08, 2010
I just want to say thank you to everyone that has taken the time to read my blog and also for the words of encouragement
To David....Lady Gaga is doing very well for me I just wish I knew then what I know now maybe the images would have been even better :)
Posted by Davidwatmough on October 08, 2010
Lady Gaga is doing very well for you ! You antique shop and street in Bratislava are great images as well. I agree that we wont get rich quick here.

Posted by Roberto1977 on October 08, 2010
Posted by smartview27 on October 08, 2010
Posted by Mary981 on October 07, 2010
congrats! here's to many more sales!
Posted by Egomezta on October 07, 2010
Well done, congratulations.
Posted by Scottysally2 on October 07, 2010
Congratulations! Wish you many more sales. :)
Posted by Youths on October 07, 2010
Congratulations!! :-)
Posted by Mani33 on October 07, 2010
Great story to encourage all the newbies! Congratulations your milestone ;)
Posted by Py2000 on October 07, 2010
Congratulations! Enjoy your first $100 and hopefully the next one will come faster. ;)
Posted by Physi28 on October 07, 2010
I really understand what you mean, I always say that one thing is that somebody (friends and family) tell you that your photos are great and something very different that an unknown person is willing to spend money on your work!
Big congrats!
Posted by Thanatonautii on October 07, 2010
Great job! Congratulations! I see you have many pictures with lady gaga :P Strange singer IMHO :)
Good luck!
Posted by Shopartgallerycom on October 07, 2010
Congrats! Beautiful satisfaction!
Posted by Phakimata on October 07, 2010
That's a great milestone. Keep up the good work and you'll see that now it'll go faster.
Posted by Justmeyo on October 07, 2010
Posted by Laurasinelle on October 07, 2010
Congratulations for your milestone! I wish you many sales more!

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