Not even uploaded my complete portfolio, still I have already 3 sales!

posted on 20th of february, 2013

Hello everybody,

I'm a Dutch photographer. For the past I've worked mostly on commission as a sports, travel, nature and studio photographer before I got sucked into the corporate life. Now I'm trying to get back to photography and writing.

I'm started uploading the pics from my portfolio which I thought were good for RF. Well, most of my pics haven't even been approved or uploaded yet (now have 25 online) and I already have sold THREE shots, the best-selling shown above (giving me $ 5,00)! It may not sound like much, but I'm pretty psyched!

I'm amazed at how fast things can go here at Dreamstime! From all the RF-sites, Dreamstime was the that spoke to me the most, and so I decided to give it a whirl. And I must say, I'm not disappointed. I don't know exactly what you're doing right, Dreamstime, but keep on doing it.

Just wanted to share this. In the meantime, if you have a few moments, please let me know what you think of my work.

Kind regards,

Marcel Admiraal

Comments (11)

Posted by Infokus408 on February 24, 2013
congrats! and many more sales.
Posted by Marceladmiraal on February 21, 2013

Thanks for all the wonderful remarks! Good to know the DT community is a very active one, which is rare to find, to be honest. Usually it's all crickets and tumbleweeds if you're new.

I'll keep you posted on my progress.

Thanks again!

Marcel Admiraal
Posted by M4rio1979 on February 21, 2013
That is a great start...keep up uploading!
Posted by Inyrdreams on February 21, 2013
good job! it took me months to get the first sale, and over a year to make it to 83. you have good work, keep it up and welcome to DT!
Posted by Egomezta on February 21, 2013
I went to see your portfolio and is amazing, keep your images loading is the best you can do to get more sales.
Posted by Lejoch on February 21, 2013
Congrats: beautiful shots, good luck!
Posted by Cammeraydave on February 20, 2013
Just keep at it, learn, shoot and upload. Good Luck !
Posted by Rigsby8131 on February 20, 2013
Good start to your portfolio. Congratulations on your sales and best of luck for the future.
Posted by Williamlangeveld on February 20, 2013
Nice images Marcel, Greatings from another dutchman
Posted by Digitalreflections on February 20, 2013
Keep up the good work.
Posted by Chanevy on February 20, 2013
You are up to six sales now! Great job. DT is a great place for sales, but your skills and knowing what sells are also helping you. I am still learning those things so my sales are not as quick, but I think DT is a great place for beginners like me, too. The staff and other phi photos here are friendly and helpful. Welcome!

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Photo credits: Marcel Admiraal.

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A freelance photographer for five years (nature and studio), then for a short while traveling. And now back again! When you buy my photos, let me know where they end up!

Venlo, NL

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