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  • Cleymans
    Just happy, never give up pays

    by Cleymans | 16th of May, 2016

    Hi Photomaniacs, Got my 100 picture sold milestone and how: 40 pictures sold in one day... it is a Shame that I do not know who the buyer is cause I want to thank him/her for buying all those pictures! All the pictures purchased are from Ghent... my lovely home-town,... More
  • Winnietam
    To my first $100 in sales

    by Winnietam | 13th of April, 2016

    My jellyfish image taken from Monterey aquarium gave me another important Dreamstime milestone today! How fitting that this image was taken almost one year ago today.    See Article
  • Winnietam
    March milestone month

    by Winnietam | 31st of March, 2016

    This past month has been a great one as I consider myself still new to the game. I had a personal best in terms of sales, including my largest sale yet.    This particular photo was a best-seller multiple times this month. Politics must be on everyone's mind.... More
  • Wxh6763
    New milestones to me

    by Wxh6763 | 27th of March, 2016

      Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves.   There are two things which give me too surprise... More
  • Cleymans
    5O pictures sold, milestones + Tips

    by Cleymans | 3rd of March, 2016

    Yes! Hi photomaniacs, finaly 5O pictures sold, seems that "urbex" does it for me: maybe a tip for creating new pictures. Abandoned places. Pictures made in old factories, lost buildings... are quiet unique. They vanish, your picture does not... Picture 50, buyer keyword:... More
  • Winnietam
    Milestone August

    by Winnietam | 1st of September, 2015

    August was a great month for me as a new-ish Dreamstimer.   I had my second TIFF sale!   I had my highest sale value (a credit sale, no less)! But overall, I had my highest ever number of sales in a month. August was an all-around success.   Hooray!... More
  • Cleymans
    Celebration-day for me today: over 500 pictures online!

    by Cleymans | 6th of May, 2015

    Hi Finally and just in one years work I have 500 pictures online and counting... and I didn't even have a camera one year ago... I'm really more and more into stock-fotography and take my camera with me every day i go out, I think it is the best way to create a stock.... More
  • Cleymans
    Ha, love the dreamstime milestones: 100 $ earned , next step!

    by Cleymans | 10th of March, 2015

    Hello again photo-maniacs! Yes my first 100 dollars and I'm more and more motivated! Got more uploads then ever in the month of February... Better Acceptance ratio... And now I'm gonna approve my keywords... Also hope to get 500 pictures online in my first year.... More
  • Pearlancer
    100 over uploads

    by Pearlancer | 3rd of September, 2014

    Hello :) 100 images upload but only 3 sell. What I'm doing wrong?          PORTFOLIO See Article
  • Malinash
    #Roaring25, a trip down memory lane

    by Malinash | 3rd of September, 2014

    It seems like yesterday to us that moment, 10 years ago, when Dreamstime, in its current form, was born. Transitioning to microstock can be hard, but when you start with a team of people who are young, innovative and willing, things will take shape pretty fast. Before... More
  • Matthiase
    100$ - September best month!

    by Matthiase | 19th of September, 2013

    I have passed over the magic limit a few days ago and wanted you to know now :). Just cashed out 108$. So far this month i have gotten 9 sales, i have never gotten that much in one month before, Im hoping for at least 10 this month to cross that limit too. More
  • Famed01
    100 images online

    by Famed01 | 25th of July, 2013

    I finally reached the milestone of 100 images online. I think for me it is a great achievement!!! See Article
  • Matthiase
    Milestones - Most productive month in my stock career! 

    by Matthiase | 30th of June, 2013

    This month has been great! I have taken a lot of images i many different situations and locations.  I have never been this productive in stock before. I guess it pays of to shoot shoot shoot, and learn about your mistakes and rejections.  MILESTONE #1 I have 56 accepted... More
  • Gunaleite
    First milestone completed: 50 photos online till the end of 2012!

    by Gunaleite | 1st of February, 2013

    Rickshaw driver is my 50th accepted image. I´ve been student of fine art photography and also worked as a photographer for few years. In September 2012 I decided to try out my luck with microstock photography. I never considered myself as excellent photographer, but... More
  • Marleenwolters
    100 uploads and first assignment photo accepted

    by Marleenwolters | 28th of November, 2012

    This week I reached 2 milestones! First I got over a 100 pictures accepted and second one of my files was accepted into the assignment. So I thought it would be nice to write my first blog to. Last year I did a photography course for hobbyists . I learned to handle the... More
  • Peanutroaster
    Milestone - first $1,000

    by Peanutroaster | 16th of July, 2012

    Now here is a milestone worthy of marking - I just reached my first $1,000 in sales. This month also marks my one year anniversary with Dreamstime, 600+ sales and 1,354+ uploads. And importantly my acceptance rate has gone from about 20 percent to around 70 percent.... More
  • Peanutroaster
    First sale on DT

    by Peanutroaster | 4th of December, 2011

    I'm up to 121 sales but back when I started this photograph taken at a balloon festival was my first sale. This snowman is my most recent sale. My most downloaded image is this background: See Article
  • Shauna77
    6 sales in one day

    by Shauna77 | 20th of August, 2011

    Yesterday I had 6 sales in one day. Thanks to the buyer(s?). These are the images, all taken from the same family session in June. See Article
  • Missdvm
    First time

    by Missdvm | 15th of June, 2011

    4 of my pictures got accepted... YAY! a few more and I reached my goal of having 25% of my first batch of pictures accepted :) Now I just have to figured out how to add TIFF files to my accepted files.. somehow going on Edit/Upload TIFF does not work.. any ideas? More
  • Arim44
    Reached two milestones on my birthday.

    by Arim44 | 8th of June, 2011

    I'm happy to share with you that I have reached my second goal 200 images online and earned my first $100, Thanks DT and thanks to the buyers. Next goal 500 images online,hopefully it will not take too long. These are the images that got me the 200. More

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