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  • Ctmphotog
    Celebrating over 1000 uploads and 470 sales!

    by Ctmphotog | 19th of September, 2016

    Greetings from the Land of Oz! I thought it fitting to celebrate my 1,000 uploads and 470 sales by publishing my first blog article. I joined Dreamstime in 2006 but didn’t start really uploading until the end of 2012. Now I try to upload at least one image a day.... More
  • Sunethjal
    100 images online

    by Sunethjal | 18th of September, 2016

    It has been long time to complete 100 uploads.I took almost 1 1/2 years to complete my photos.         See Article
  • Crisdumitru
    How to increase your sales?

    by Crisdumitru | 16th of September, 2016

    Hello dreamstime users, For improve your sales on Dreamstime, is important to upload images every day, without too much breaks. If you treat this like a full time job, you have more likely to succeed. More images = more earnings. Image quality is important, and then,... More
  • Ddukang
    1000+ PICTURES ONLINE

    by Ddukang | 11th of September, 2016

    I am happy to announce that i have uploaded 1000+ images.. It almost use one yeat to get this. Today i have a sale. Look this.   But i have a question that the sale is TIFF format, but i only got 0.42.. You know the large fotmat is that price,so do you why ,guys?... More
  • Zz3701
    One year anniversary 500+ uploads, 40+sales!

    by Zz3701 | 10th of September, 2016

    How time flies! Without knowing it, one year with Dreamstime has passed! I am so thankful to Dreamstime I have learnt so much here, now I have 500 uploads! I did not know that my photos can be sold one year ago, now I have made 40 sales. Though small, I feel so good! I... More
  • Wisconsinart
    What Buyers Look For In Background Images

    by Wisconsinart | 30th of August, 2016

    There is a great need for background images in the microstock industry, however, their uses can vary greatly so there is no real rule of thumb for producing background images. Instead, it can be helpful in understanding what buyers may be looking for.   First of all,... 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
  • Pamjreynolds
    Benchmark Achieved

    by Pamjreynolds | 25th of August, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers It’s been a little while since I blogged about anything but in my last blog I mentioned about my benchmark was to have 150 images online by the end of the year. Today I’m pleased to say I managed it a few months earlier. It is surprising, but when... More
  • Kheng1987
    1st Milestone Reached - 100 images online

    by Kheng1987 | 25th of August, 2016

    I finally crossed the 100th mark for the number of images online! The 100th image was that of Victoria Harbour during my trip to Hong Kong in July 2016.   Now onward to the 200th mark and hopefully increase in sales! See Article
  • Leicaphotos
    Gear Doesn't Matter... Ramblings for the Night

    by Leicaphotos | 15th of August, 2016

      Many of us spend an inordinate amount of time and effort on pixel peeping and gear acquisition. We are passionate about the gear we lug around every day and will usually bore a non photographer to tears with our endless ramblings about Canon, Leica, Fuji, Nikon or whichever... More
  • Anorton
    200 sales

    by Anorton | 10th of August, 2016

    Great news! My sales have just reached 200. Although I have uploaded a wider range of images a number of which are selling slowly at level 1, two of my images are generating the greatest number of sales. By far the most popular is a picture of banana loaf and its constituent... More
  • Clewisleake
    About nothing

    by Clewisleake | 7th of August, 2016

    So it's Sunday today and I went out and shot a lot of images yesterday so I'm kind of chilling today pouring over my images and thought wow its been a very long time since I blogged, so upon sitting down in front of my computer I pondered what to blog about.... hmmm.... I... More
  • Elevationus
    Milestone - 100 sales

    by Elevationus | 5th of August, 2016

    Hi guys, my first photo was approved around an year ago. I am so happy that today I have 100 sales. This is one of my bestsellers.   See Article
  • Antonio1962
    100 SALES

    by Antonio1962 | 28th of July, 2016

    Recently reached 100 sales and I am happy with this goal.I want to thanks all buyers and Dreamstime for the support and oportunity to improve my photography work! These are some of my sales.   [svdimg]12835[/svdimg         More
  • Ganesh005
    50 Images sold and 1500 Images online

    by Ganesh005 | 27th of July, 2016

    50 images sold and 1500+ images in my portfolio. My Portfolio                  See Article
  • Epicmagnagraecias
    Turn ideas in pictures and let them sell...

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 21st of July, 2016

      Hi all, I just was browsing aroud in search of "ideas" concept and found that being a stock photographer is like having an idea and willing to get it approved, just like being in office and trying to get rid of the chief to have a preferment... Well, and I personally... More
  • Epicmagnagraecias
    Is pet photography profitable for microstock?

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 12th of July, 2016

    Hi Dreamstimers, here I am again. With great surprise I found that one of my pictures has sold 3 times in the last two weeks:    And here it is... so I asked myself... the world of stock photography has a really huge collection of images depicting pets and animals... More
  • Epicmagnagraecias
    Waiting patiently and my five first sales

    by Epicmagnagraecias | 22nd of June, 2016

    As often said before... keep uploading and don't care about sales.. this is what happened to me... and these are my very first sales, between which there is one image I am very affectionate to:   My dog pictures give finally me the possibility to sell, and I'm very... More
  • 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
  • Osmar01
    Dreamstime and beautiful June!

    by Osmar01 | 13th of June, 2016

    Friends!!! Dreamstime begins with a beautiful June! Sun, sea and so many sales. Thanks to my clients and to showcase Dt. Summer is still long and we hope to be spent in many nice surprises.   If you want to spend a nice holiday I recommend Denmark.   More

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