First accepted image from new lens bought from first payout

posted on 6th of june, 2013

A short while ago my balance went over the magic $100 for the first time and I was able to request a payout. I put the money towards a lens I have been wanting for some time, a Sigma 10-20mm zoom.

This is the first image from that lens to be accepted on Dreamstime.

Not content with just the one purchase I yesterday ordered a Nikon DX 40mm micro. That arrived this morning - I have not even opened the box yet. I bought that for the macro facility, and also for the lightness and image quality that should come from a prime lens. Hopefully that will provide many more acceptable images.

Comments (11)

Posted by Angelaostafichuk on June 09, 2013
Excellent. It's good to invest in quality glass. Lenses make a HUGE difference! Congrats on your payout, many more to come I think!
Posted by Suyerry on June 08, 2013
Nice! Good luck with future uploads from your new lenses!
Posted by Treb999 on June 08, 2013
Nice picture!
Posted by Rigsby8131 on June 08, 2013
Nice pic. Congratulations on your first payout!!!
Posted by Matthiase on June 08, 2013
Nice:). I'm still longing for my first payout:)
Posted by FabioConcetta on June 07, 2013
Very nice!!!
Posted by Laurasinelle on June 07, 2013
Nice image! Congrats!
Posted by Rosariomanzo on June 07, 2013
Congrats, nice photo.
Posted by Egomezta on June 07, 2013
Congratulations, it's a great image.
Posted by Famed01 on June 07, 2013
Posted by Peanutroaster on June 07, 2013
Your business strategy sounds like a page out of the Internet start up book. ;-)

New equipment purchases certainly give one an incentive to produce more work to pay for them. The trick is to keep the earnings ahead of the purchases - certainly a tough challenge! Have fun!

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Photo credits: Neil Machin.

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