posted on 26th of december, 2012

It’s been a year since I became a Dreamstime contributor – WOW! I remember when I checked out this website for the first time and found so many wonderful photos and illusitrations here! I thought how nice it would be to see my photos here one day… And now my portfolio exceeds 600! This is something I’m really happy about! Dreamstime helps me to grow, develop and expand my horizons. At the same time, it’s a possibility to show the others what I see and what I like, and to let pictures live their own lives!

I would like to mention a few things that make Dreamstime a really special agency to me.

(1) Assignments. Every assignment is a serious challenge and a lot of fun! It brings many bright ideas, it shows different points of view towards the same topic. It's a reason to take a fresh look at the old photos and find some works you maybe missed before. When the assignment subject is related to the season, it brings additional reason to go out right now and take new pictures! I’m sure that no one should miss the opportunity to participate in assignments.

(2) Geotagging. I realized it’s very useful to geotag images. You have a possibility to “walk” again those streets where you’ve taken your pictures, and it feels like you know the place better now. Sometimes it’s very easy to geotag the photo as famous landmarks are marked the map already, but sometimes you need to search for the address first to put the image on the right place. I hope that geotagging is useful for buyers too!

(3) Quick feedback. When I have a question, I get the answer very quickly; it can come on the same day. It goes without saying that the response is always professional, polite and right to the point! And there's always a possibility to discuss, to share opinions with editors, to "defend" your image and provide explanations. To me it shows that Dreamstime does care about the contributors, and the editors team consists of the real professionals!

As a conclusion, I can say that I’m looking forward to the 2nd year of our cooperation with Dreamstime! Happy New Year to everyone!

Comments (17)

Posted by Onime on January 06, 2013
Good luck for you ;)
Posted by Ltishankov on January 04, 2013
С Новым Годом! :) и счастливого Рождества Христова! Прекрасные снимки. Люблю Москву! Успехов.
Posted by Joe1971 on January 03, 2013
Posted by Lenutaidi on January 01, 2013
Congratulations,nice portofolio!Happy New Year!
Posted by Egomezta on December 31, 2012
Congratulations, you're doing great.
Posted by Wimseyed on December 30, 2012
happy new year, you have a nice portfolio in one year, keep loving shooting
Posted by Peanutroaster on December 29, 2012
Congrats! Happy New year!
Posted by Defess on December 29, 2012
Congratulations! Happy New Year!
Posted by Cathconvey on December 28, 2012
Thank you very much for your comments and congrats, much appreciated!!!
Posted by Hanbaoluan on December 28, 2012
I wish you all a merry Christmas!
Posted by Laurasinelle on December 27, 2012
Congratulations and happy new year!!!
Posted by Rigsby8131 on December 27, 2012
Congratulations on your first year. Keep up the good work and best of luck for the future!!!

Happy New Year!!!
Posted by Unteroffizier on December 27, 2012
Happy Happy New Year!
Posted by Davidwatmough on December 27, 2012
You've done brilliantly well in one year.
You must have had a flying start with much previous experience ! Your portfolio is lovely. David.

Happy New Year to you.
Posted by Cathconvey on December 27, 2012
Many thanks Igor and Martin, much appreciated!
Posted by Martingraf on December 27, 2012
congratulations - you had a busy year with many uploads - love your Moscow pictures
Posted by Igordabari on December 26, 2012
Congrats to your first Birthday on DT. Have:

1) Pleasant and productive shooting;
2) Extensice uploads;
3) Many credit sales.

Best of luck!

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