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  • Skai777
    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
  • 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
  • DiegoFiore
    1300+ images in my portfolio in 3 months :)

    by DiegoFiore | 8th of June, 2016

    Hi all! As some of you might have read already, even though I registered here in 2013, I started to upload images just in March 2016. Now, after 3 months, I already have more than 1300 images in my portfolio, and still many more to upload. Here is some of them:... 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
  • Sunfire
    Travel Photography: Ketchikan, Alaska

    by Sunfire | 28th of September, 2015

    In the last article I wrote about downtown Seattle and some of its attractions. From there we boarded the cruise to our first stop, Ketchikan.   Ketchikan is a small city named after the Ketchikan Creek, which flows through the town, emptying into the Tongass Narrows... More
  • Jkjainu
    My first sale

    by Jkjainu | 4th of August, 2015

    One day in office, My colleague saw me and asked, How much till now you earn from your photography? I was taken awake by the question as i was not expecting any money from my hobby, I was thinking who will buy my photographs where there are 1000 times better photographers.... More
  • Ddukang
    New world new guy

    by Ddukang | 13th of July, 2015

    i am come from China,and i never upload images into any Non-Chinese website,the dreamstime is the first and the first to reject my photos,,,not one... this give me a shock and then i seriously read about why,,then ,i have a more clear understand with mine... may be there... More
  • Gracelife
    Developing Your Photographic Style

    by Gracelife | 8th of July, 2015

          What makes a famous photographer famous? It’s not the gear he uses, and it’s normally not a single image, either. Most of the greatest photographers have a certain style that makes their images immediately recognizable. Style is the reason why you can pick... More
  • Pamjreynolds
    Hello

    by Pamjreynolds | 30th of March, 2015

    Hello I joined Dreamstime towards the end of last year, and I must say I’ve enjoyed the experience so far. Although I have to admit I have had rejections too, (boo) and to honest I can understand why; but having said that, it is a learning curve for me and hopefully... More
  • Lilleskut
    First 100$ milestone (and first blog post)!

    by Lilleskut | 29th of March, 2015

    Quite happy to have finally made it. I jumped over the 100$ threshold with a 9.90 $ sale of a very green image, which is by far the most I got for a single sale.  I started with dreamstime back in 2010 when I uploaded a couple of images out of curiosity to see whether... More
  • Mrhighsky
    Four years with Dreamstime

    by Mrhighsky | 25th of March, 2015

    Four years ago I created my dreamstime account just as an experiment. I didn't know at that time that I will come so far. I was still a student (an engineering student). Photography and and design was my hobby. My dreamstime portfolio doesn't only represent some images but... More
  • Morgancapasso
    On the last few month

    by Morgancapasso | 15th of March, 2015

    I restart to produce, image stock oriented, and after, and litle be of reserch, i arrived at the conclusion, beaside the quolity, you must, work in a costant way, and try to upload at list 5 to 10 immage a week to keep your portfolio groing, and the seals as well. Following... More
  • Avenikolas
    It´s all about sales and popularity?

    by Avenikolas | 9th of March, 2015

    Dreamstime is my first photobank. I have uploaded 88 pictures in this moment. Almost all of them are photos of people, travelling and culture. I know this topics are not the best for selling, but that´s my hobby. Only three pictures of mine has been purchased and I know... More
  • Ksenashu
    Numbers like animals

    by Ksenashu | 18th of October, 2014

    Last summer I decided to try my hand in creating vector illustration for selling in stocks. I think it’s very difficult to come up with clear and interesting task for anybody. I decided to create something useful for me, because a lot of simple illustrations already were... More
  • Rigmanyi
    Four years with Dreamstime

    by Rigmanyi | 27th of April, 2014

    I'm celebrating four years with Dreamstime and I'd like to share with you some of my experiences and ask you some questions that may be difficult, perhaps rhetorical. When I first got into stock photography, I've done some research and I started working with... More
  • Wxh6763
    My story about the following pictures

    by Wxh6763 | 25th of February, 2014

    It is summertime, very hot. We get up just past five o'clock. A layer of white mist is diffusion on the DongJiang Lake. Which of HuNan province of China. Just after six o 'clock, one fisherman shaking his boat and across in the fog. About half past seven, the sun just begin... More
  • Laurentiuz
    Dreamstime is exciting!

    by Laurentiuz | 13th of February, 2014

    Dear reader! This is my first blog on dreamstime since I am farely "new" in this great community. I started uploading photos in here to earn a little extra pocket change, but I realized that the sells, depends on both quality photos and amount of photos. I am a quite... More
  • Augustinasg
    Share your experience

    by Augustinasg | 12th of January, 2014

    I am very curious could you tell me guys how many sales made 100$ in your case ? See Article
  • Icyspring
    I am a new one here

    by Icyspring | 23rd of December, 2013

    I am a Chinese University student. I like taking photo very much. But I am a new one here. I want to make friends with you and need your experience. If you want to share with me ,you can write on here or send a message to me , Thanks a lot. More
  • Wildphoto2
    Photography Experience of the Pacific Northwest

    by Wildphoto2 | 21st of December, 2013

    My name is Jason and I would like to share my experience with wildlife photography. I have enjoyed taking pictures growing up with film cameras but it wasn’t until digital photography came on the scene for common people that I took an extreme liking to photography. I... More

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