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  • Tangie
    Keywords, what a nuisance!

    by Tangie | 20th of September, 2007

    It is time to look deeply into our hearts and admit the truth: we have not done our homework properly. Honesty is the best policy and we need to be honest with ourselves when it comes to something some of us tend to overlook when uploading images: keywords, title and description.... More
  • Julicos
    New Achievement: 5000$

    by Julicos | 29th of August, 2016

    I've just reached 5000$ earnings on Dreamstime. It's a nice feeling, but it would have been even greater if I wouldn't have requested previous payments. But still, it gives me a great satisfaction.   Good luck to all in selling as much as possible! More
  • Lightpro
    educate yourself with Dreamstime

    by Lightpro | 27th of July, 2016

    A recent blog visit to a new photographers thoughts brought this subject to mind. When I was a beginning photographer many years ago a talented and very open minded professional photographer took me under his wing. He taught me everything he knew, creating his own competition.... More
  • Kheng1987
    My Dreamstime Journey

    by Kheng1987 | 21st of July, 2016

    I have an account with Dreamstime since 2008. It is a long time and I don't have many photos to show for it. I love taking photos. It serves as a record of places I have visited and people I met. So I thought why not sign up and see if I can make some sales from something... More
  • Sakhanphotography
    Target - Earning 1000 accomplished

    by Sakhanphotography | 21st of June, 2016

    After 4 years and 700 uploads got to the $1000 mark. The next target is to reach 1000 uploads and $1500 with in next one year. sakhanphotography   See Article
  • Pamjreynolds
    Future sales

    by Pamjreynolds | 18th of June, 2016

    Hello I have now decided to offer 50% of any of my future earnings on Dreamstimes to a Cancer Research Charity. The reason for this is that over the years I have seen quite a few of my family and friends succumbed to this awful disease, and I want to try in my own way... More
  • Unteroffizier
    Things I learn while shooting for stock - Part 1: out on the streets

    by Unteroffizier | 8th of April, 2016

    When I first handled a digital camera, I did not know to surf the internet for information on camera operations, nor how to look for information on understanding the concepts and relations between shutter speed, aperture and ISO. The internet wasn't saturated with such information... More
  • Mangroove
    6000$ earned on Dreamstime :)

    by Mangroove | 8th of April, 2016

    Hi Dreamstimers! Some years ago (03/02/2010) I uploaded my first pictures here on Dreamstime. I didn’t know what to expect. Days have passed – NO SALE, months have passed – still NO SALE. Shall I give up? Shall I upload more photos? Does this all make sense? Then,... More
  • Williamsphere
    500 images online! Wahoo!

    by Williamsphere | 14th of December, 2015

    Some days I thought it would never happen. 500 DT images accepted and online. I am excited and appreciative of the admin folks who take time to peruse my work and give suggestions. I may not always agree (sometimes my favorites are declined) but those times make me think,... More
  • Dubsy21
    Slowly, but surely!

    by Dubsy21 | 2nd of December, 2015

    This is my first blog, but only to say thanks to those who have purchased my photos! Nothing gives me more encouragement than people giving me support and advice to improve my photography. The refused files with attached reasons for refusal is really painful but USEFUL... More
  • Fotografieschnabel
    Finally 150 items online!!

    by Fotografieschnabel | 29th of November, 2015

    Today is the day I finally got 150 images online. That makes me happy and hungry to upload more, but it took me a couple of months to get this far. As said before, mostly because of my fathers medical problems, but also because of a lot of refusals (most of them because... More
  • Wickedlydivine
    My New Panorama Photos

    by Wickedlydivine | 28th of November, 2015

    Today My first panorama was accepted in which I am very excited, I have been working on Trying to perfect my panoramas for a little over 5 months, and while it may have taken awhile to understand how to create High quality Panoramas I now can start focusing more on the subject... More
  • Msalena
    2 years with Dreamstime

    by Msalena | 27th of November, 2015

    Hello, guys! In fact, these 2 years were very interesting, teaching and ...quick! I would say, I have learnt a lot. I made a decision at the early stage tp become an exclusive contributor. Sometimes I doubt if it was right, but meanwhile I stay with this. Photography... More
  • Zz3701
    Never too late to learn

    by Zz3701 | 16th of November, 2015

    What a big surprise for me today, I got my first sale ! Among hundreds of thousands of excellent pictures, one of mine was sold, that really means something to me. I joined DT two and half months ago. I chose ten of my best pictures from a thousand pictures in my computer... More
  • Savo889
    MY FIRST SALE !

    by Savo889 | 2nd of October, 2015

    I am very hapi ! I have first sale ! And when I drafted the text on the occasion of the first sale, came a SECOND sale ! 6 Months on, 4 Months actively, acceptante ratio 59.7%, 188 files online. Start ? I did not know what a stock photo. I do not know English well. I write... More
  • Annahristova
    7 777 photos online

    by Annahristova | 17th of September, 2015

    On October 2, 2013 was accepted my first photo on the site.For less than two years they became 7 777.And three years ago I have not even imagined that I could earn money from photography. I know that my sales are not great in number, but recently in one day from two images... More
  • Laqhill
    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
  • Winnietam
    Trying Something New: Concept Photography

    by Winnietam | 12th of September, 2015

    I'm hoping to start a new series on my blog called "Trying Something New" to document new techniques or areas of focus in my photography in an attempt to improve my skills and keep learning. This week: concept photography. Anyone who gives a quick glance through my portfolio... More
  • Emdaduljs
    Thank you so much Dreamstime for help to freedom me

    by Emdaduljs | 12th of September, 2015

    Wow! That's really great that exclusive photographer on Dreamstime. Ialso was an exclusive photographer on Dreamstime. Imagine extra $0.20 earning on every uploaded items. But I like freedom in my working, it mean I want to work more stock site. I also work many other stock... More
  • Creativei
    My Journey and 10000 USD mile stone.

    by Creativei | 5th of September, 2015

      I have just posted a blog about Microstock and my achievement, read now Its been a great journey over 6 years now. Click the above link to read the complete story. More

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