Member of the $1000.00 club

posted on 31st of may, 2011

I with great humility and appreciation accept membership into the $1000.00 club.

Yes it has taken awhile but I still will celebrate.

I also find it very interesting to look and see what have been the top sellers because I have always tried to be versatile and have a combination of photos that would fill the need of many types of situations.

My #1 seller

is very dear to me and as you can see is a people photo. It is fitting it should be #1 and makes me proud in more ways than just the photo

My # 2 seller

Also makes my very proud because it is a bit creative and with my best friend and fellow Dreamstimer "digitalreflections"
we often get together and shoot photos and share ideas .
This particular photo is of both of us and was shot with a remote and the self timer.

#3 Is not a people shot but a studio shot of a couple of sprinkler heads with glass melt aways.

#4 Is why you should always have the camera with you.

My wife and I were comming back from a get together and on the way home we came over a hill and the sun was shining through the spray of the irrigation system. As I pulled the truck over she said " wow look at that" and out came the camera and tripod. It's been one of my favorites even before I took it.

#5 Is an editorial of Rubiks cube, another indoor pre planned shot.

So the ols saying live by the sword, die by the sword might fit here.

I try to be versatile and in my top five sellers I have people, studio, nature, and editorial. A pretty good mix.

Please do not mistake my celebration with aragonce. I am sharing not bragging. We all take photos at our own pace and I'm sure some people sell $1000.00 every month but we all contribute and make it what it is.



Comments (32)

Posted by Anhong on June 14, 2011
Thanks for sharing! Good luck!
Posted by Keki on June 14, 2011
wow that drop irrigation photo is amazing!! well done!! well deserved!
Posted by Tan510jomast on June 09, 2011
$1000 in the pocket is fine to be bragging. why not? someone has to brag for you or me, so why not ourselves first, lol.
seriously, I think you hit the target sooner bc you discovered a niche.
Jolly good for you, as that is really the secret of success , esp for someone new in the race of microstock photography.
Don't spend it all in one place ( Look who's talking.. when I 've spent my 1000 bucks already, and have yet to earn it with Dreamstime, lol)
Posted by Calyx22 on June 07, 2011
I don't think you are bragging at all. I recently did the same blog post, and I was just so excited I wanted to share with my DT family here (just like I imagine that you are!). I really like your images, and they are very well done. Here's to your continued success and your next $1,000! :)
Posted by Thanatonautii on June 05, 2011
Well done! Wish you many more to come :)
Posted by Creativei on June 05, 2011
Congrats, its a great feeling, wish you many more exclusive clubs.
Posted by Landd09 on June 03, 2011
Congratulatiooooooonssss !!!
Posted by Neilmachin on June 03, 2011
Congratulations, something for most of the rest of us to aspire to. Hopefully your images will continue selling for many year.
Posted by Djk on June 02, 2011
Posted by Virgilxxn on June 02, 2011
We all be driving ferrari's in a couple of hundred years time :))
Posted by Wikkedhill on June 02, 2011
way to go congrats!
Posted by Haslinda on June 02, 2011
That is an awesome achievement! Congratulations and wishing you more milestones in the future :)
Posted by Ervphotos on June 01, 2011
Congrats on your achivement!!! Inspiration is all we need. BTW great collection of photos.
Posted by smartview27 on June 01, 2011
Posted by Hotmidhun on June 01, 2011
Congrats.... a little over 4 years.... but hope more will come....
Posted by Jeniicorv8 on June 01, 2011
Congrats!!! I love #4!
Posted by Mlhead on June 01, 2011
Congrats! How long did it take?
Posted by Nero67 on June 01, 2011
Great achivement,thanks for share!!!
Posted by Egomezta on June 01, 2011
Congratulations, it is a great achivement.... Great images.
Posted by Kikkerdirk on June 01, 2011
Hey Dave, welcome to the club, I got in one month ago!
Posted by Karenfoleyphotography on June 01, 2011
congrats, and beautiful pics ... thanks for sharing a bit of inspiration.
Posted by Bevanward on June 01, 2011
Well done thanks for the commentary Bevan
Posted by Digitalreflections on June 01, 2011
Kep up the the good work
Posted by Chuckpee54 on June 01, 2011
Congratulations, nice club to be in!!!!!!!!
Posted by FabioConcetta on May 31, 2011
Congratulations and beauty pics!
Posted by Bradcalkins on May 31, 2011
Thanks for sharing - success stories keep up the positive feel around here :)
Posted by lzf on May 31, 2011
nice pic
Posted by Youths on May 31, 2011
Congratulations!!! :)
Posted by Adeliepenguin on May 31, 2011
Well done! I wish you continued successes:)
Posted by Py2000 on May 31, 2011

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