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  • My 1st sale on Dreamstime!!!

    by Macqua | 7th of September, 2013

    Hello everyone! Finally, my first sale on Dreamstime! I'm so happy .. :) I'm not a professional photographer, and I've uploaded only 15 photos so far ... so I'm very very happy !!! Thanks to the person who downloaded my photo! See Article
  • At Last My First Sale!

    by Cheese365 | 6th of September, 2013

    A very BIG THANKYOU to the person who bought this image - my first sale!!!! I was very suprised to get a sale so soon during my first calendar month! From what I've seen so far on Dreamstime whilst browsing the categories the standard of images is very high, so I was... More
  • First Two Downloads - And On The Same Day!!!

    by Edosaodaro | 31st of August, 2013

    After a long hard struggle, I came close to giving up stock photography (altogether) before I got my first acceptance - "Slovenian Autumn Greens" (photo top left "from Slovenia") - late last November. However, I soon realised that - even after that major victory - the only... More
  • Yay, my first 100$!

    by Rosariomanzo | 29th of August, 2013

    It's been a long walk, I've started in late 2011 finding in DT a nice way to improve myself. Really a happy camper today. This is the image that made my day :) See Article
  • My first DT-experiences

    by Ivanderbiesen | 28th of August, 2013

    First sale, 50 accepted images, becoming exclusive, 100 accepted images, and now 200 accepted images. Little, but significant milestones for a newbie in stock photography. To honor the 200th accepted image I decided to do what I promised myself for the other newbie-milestones:... More
  • Wohoo! My first sale :D

    by Maackan88 | 27th of August, 2013

    Hello everyone! Finally, my first sale! I'm so happy and what a relief.. :) I've been uploading pictures for about 20 days now and soon I hope to be an exclusiv photographer here on Dreamstime. Here is the image that has been downloaded, it's a Raspberry pi Media Center:... More
  • That feeling... First sale!

    by Beaulied | 14th of August, 2013

    Hi everyone, I made my first sale! I just wanted to share how happy I was with this. I've been uploading pictures for about a month now and I was really looking forward to this moment. I hope it will continue as I upload more pictures to the site. Here is the image... More
  • The run-down house

    by Brocko | 13th of August, 2013

    When i decided to buy a camera didn't think i'll end up trying to sell stock photos and make a blog about it... First story One month later after I bought the camera i took a picture of a old house. This year after i join DT i decided to go again and shoot that house... More
  • My first sale after 2 months!

    by Stefiross | 6th of August, 2013

    Hi all! I am so happy because I have had my first pic sold! It is not the picture with most views .... what is the meaning? if a picture has been viewed many time but it has not been downloaded means that it is not a good picture? Anyway I will go on and upload... More
  • Enter...Environments!

    by Dolimac | 30th of July, 2013

    This image is what I hope will be the first among many attempts at creating landscapes and/or environments by me. Most of my freelance requests come from clients who want figurative/character-based t-shirt designs. This results in my drawing lots of "mascots floating in space"... More
  • The first photo

    by Xyaw | 30th of July, 2013

    This is my first photo which is pass through the review on Dreamstime. Although it is unlovely by people. But It's a commemorative photo for me. See Article
  • first 1000 sales :)

    by Janmayra | 24th of July, 2013

    selling in early 1000 I wanted to share with you ... 2010-2013 See Article
  • First attempt

    by Brocko | 19th of July, 2013

    ..was a failure. Last year after i find out about Dreamstime from a friend i decided join and upload a picture, but the horror, the reviewer reject my photo...I was upset and alt+F4 to DT. One year later i tried again... login, upload and again the horror, the reviewer... More
  • My first 3 images approved. It has given me confidence to do better.

    by Habibnawaz | 18th of July, 2013

    Here is my story. I have been reading about dreamstime.com approval, quality of images, price plans, payment methods, blog etc for more than a year. I got a new DSLR Nikon D5200 18-105mm few weeks ago. Saw videos about how to take good and sharp images and about camera... More
  • Today I received a first income.

    by Maocheng | 16th of July, 2013

    Today I received a first income. Although only $ 100, but I still want to thank dreamstime! See Article
  • Waiting for my first sale

    by Augustinasg | 9th of July, 2013

    I wonder how much time it takes to get the first sale. Right know I have 10 uploads and 0 sales See Article
  • Starting out and a first sell.

    by Zeperd | 7th of July, 2013

    I've registered on November 1, 2012. and uploaded just one photo(right side) and I log on again just about two weeks ago and Voila, the image got sold. I was so excited and it gave me lots of motivation to start taking photo's again and getting a bit more serious. got... More
  • First model shoot!

    by Matthiase | 7th of June, 2013

    My first model shoot images accepted and are now up and ready in my portfolio. This was my first shoot ever with a model intended for my stock business. I hope they gonna sell well, and im thinking of taking a lot of image with this model. Easy to work with and good looking,... More
  • First accepted image from new lens bought from first payout

    by Neilmachin | 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.... More
  • Yaaa! My first 2nd level photo.

    by Alexionas | 30th of May, 2013

    I've been a contributor here for a few months now but, time being a problem for me, my portfolio is still quite small. I was expecting it to be one of the first photos I sell here, seeing it was very appreciated on other websites. Can't wait for the first fifth level! More

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