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  • Beginner

    by Patrick57 | 21st of October, 2016

    Although I joined in 2015 my camera wasn't really up to the task of taking quality pictures. So I purchased a Sony ILCE 6000 and I'm pleased with the results despite not understanding every setting. I have an acceptance rate around 59% which I hope to improve on as I get... More
  • New experience

    by Skai777 | 23rd of August, 2016

    Hello everybody! :) I am a beginner in photography work. I am from Russia. I take photos of beautiful landscapes, nature, city architecture and sky. I really enjoy this activity. If you are interested in it, you can check my profile; here you'll find great pics. I hope... More
  • Started with Dreamstime

    by Pavitrar7 | 19th of June, 2016

    Hi Friends, I have just started with Dreamstime would love to know some people and get to know there work. My first upload were more than 50 clicks but only 9 were accepted rest were refused with reason of inappropriate keywords and not justifying titles. I agree... More
  • First download!

    by Taytecampbell | 15th of June, 2016

      After four months since my first submission I finally got my first download! I'm just starting out but I've enjoyed the feedback from Dreamstime and it has helped improve the pictures that I'm taking now. I've learned to try various angles and compositions and I'm just... More
  • Step forward

    by Mgntplus | 21st of May, 2016

    Hello everyone, After a short abstinence, during which I studied the possibilities of my equipment and learned about stock photography, I decided to make some changes and try again with a different approach. I started to turn around and look for details that in normal circumstances... More
  • My first few images approved

    by Camillegerst | 12th of May, 2016

    Hello everyone, I am new to Dreamtime and the stock photography business. I am very pleased to announce that my first few images have been approved on DT! I have a background in photojournalism and I am excited to improve my skill as a photographer by trying stock photography.... More
  • First ever blog

    by Andrewtucker2311 | 23rd of April, 2016

    Hey Dreamstimers, This is my first blog post. I started Dreamstime about two years ago while I lived in the United Arab Emirates with my family. I'm a teenager who loves photography - I find it to be a hobby that de - stresses me. I wanted to make some money, and came across... More
  • My first 100 photos

    by Salvacubells | 31st of January, 2016

    This January I came to my first 100 photos on Dreamstime, I do not dedicate myself to photography full time, it is difficult to take pictures, edit, upload,... when you have a few hours a week but they are here, I hope soon reach thousand. It is a matter of patience and work,... More
  • Ease on down the road

    by Bartdierickx | 15th of November, 2015

    Dear contributors, Still a beginner, yet I feel things are changing. I do not have sales yet on Dreamstime. But Dreamstime is helping me in other ways. So to all other beginners, do not fret if you're selling nothing. Dreamstime can still be of use somehow. I know... More
  • The beginning

    by Croitorrr | 13th of November, 2015

    Today was my first picture accepted... I am beginner in this area but I want to improve my skill and i hope that one day to make some photos that i will be proud ... I would be grateful to hear your opinions about my photos... Thanks for your time       More
  • Beginner trying to find path in stock industry. Please help!

    by Alemtma | 10th of November, 2015

    Hello everyone :) Two years ago I've joined Dreamstime. Unfortunately, I haven't made any sell yet. I was not very active in the past two years, but now I work every day and looking forward for some result. My portfolio counting about 5.000 images that need to be retouched.... More
  • Getting the grips

    by Bartdierickx | 16th of October, 2015

    Dear Fellow contributors, and designers, It's been a month since I decided to start creating illustrations and, since I wrote my previous blog post. I feel I can still learn a lot more. So far I illustrated 15 images, and generated no sales. I feel like I do not comprehend... More
  • My first upload!

    by Kate4matvejeva | 28th of September, 2015

    Unbelievable, i am so happy, dreamstime take my photo for stock! I just learn to photography, and it one of my first works ))      See Article
  • Embarking on a rookie's quest

    by Bartdierickx | 16th of September, 2015

    Hello Fellow contributors, designers, I decided to write a short blog to introduce myself. I am someone who has been gifted with good illustration skills and decided, for the first time in my life, to try and make a little coin out of it. While googling I stumbled upon... More
  • The learning curve has been long and hard......

    by Laqhill | 13th of September, 2015

    Whew!!! Well, I have been in Dreamstime as a stock contributor now for 4 1/2 years. I have finally just now had 2000 images accepted!! The learning curve has been long and hard (my acceptance percentage is coming out of the toilet a little dab) and I still have MUCH to... More
  • New to stock photography? What should you do?

    by Benliammelville | 17th of July, 2015

    So you're checking out the world of stock photography, and you have no idea what to do? Here are a few good tips, from someone who is currently going through the same stage. 1. Read everything! Photography is full of creative helpful people, who have covered every subject... More
  • I am very glad to get acquainted with Dreamstime!

    by Lunature | 1st of July, 2015

    Hello dear fans Dreamstime! Several years passed, I became carried away taking pictures! And the more there is in my experience, the more interesting it becomes to me. I like to photograph nature and wildlife !!! Especially good are obtained birds!  Quite recently I... More
  • Over 500 online

    by Mgntplus | 27th of June, 2015

    Hello everyone, This is my first blog ever and I am glad that the DT provoked me to write a blog for the first time. I do not have much experience with writing in public places. I am grateful to Dreamstime and all participants who generously share their experiences. This... More
  • To specialise or have an eclectic mix???

    by Lightspire | 26th of June, 2015

        Beginning to get shots that (I think) are worth uploading and yes, they are being accepted! I now find myself thinking of new subjects to photograph and submit, oh the ideas are flowing...not sure the skill is up to it though :) I know it is "early days" for... More
  • First photo uploaded successfully

    by Sumitahldr80 | 13th of June, 2015

    Hi, I am newbie to this site. Not a photographer but definitely want to learn the craft. I created my login sometime back but looking at the jaw dropping pictures here was quite reluctant to add my pic.. so after lots of wait added one picture and voila the picture got... More

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