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  • Newer in 6 years

    by Physi28 | 11th of January, 2017

    After quite some posts in the message boards section discussing the sales situation here for us contributors and many of us considering that the saturation of contributed material to microstock could be among other reasons the cause for the difficulty to achieve satisfactory... More
  • Reached Level 5

    by Guernica | 11th of January, 2017

    Hi, I am glad to say I be reached level 5 for the first time my image sold 25 sales today of 7 Jan I have waited so long, most of the searched key words for this image is Never give up thanks buyer thanks Dreamstime And the image say it all Never give up :D   More
  • "Guten Rutsch" New Year

    by Sylvaindeutsch | 29th of December, 2016

    As the German say, i wish everyone a "Guten Rutsch" means a good slide to the new year. It's a tradition in Germany to say that to welcome the new Year :) See you next year then with more sales and more beautiful pictures! Here is some of my work to finish that year :) Enjoy... More
  • Finaly reached 100 approved images - 26 Sales

    by Habibnawaz | 22nd of December, 2016

    I started uploading picture few years ago and in couple of months I was able to upload 32 images. Then I could not give much time to Dreamstime but continued shooting for couple of years. Those few images then started selling and again I started to upload. Finally got 100... More
  • Good end to the year

    by Anorton | 19th of December, 2016

    This year has ended on a good note. I have now achieved over 1500 images on line and sales reaching over 250, so I am well pleased. Although I concentrate most of my images on food photography such as this fish and chips picture:   I also use other areas of interest such... More
  • 2nd milestone @ 600

    by Guernica | 15th of December, 2016

    I reached finally my second milestone @ 600 sales I was expecting more progress but i have not submitted much in 2016 i am still grateful by the end of this year to reach another milestone, Also found some of my photos used online on some websites on women issues hope 2017... More
  • Sales top 500 & wishing you a blessed & prosperous holiday season!

    by Ctmphotog | 2nd of December, 2016

    I am pleased to announce this milestone and also take this opportunity to wish everyone a blessed and prosperous holiday season! I normally custom design our Christmas cards and this year used images taken of two new members of our family, Charlie and Toto. Charlie is the... More
  • Six years contributor on DT

    by Hellen8 | 18th of November, 2016

    Six years contributor on DT Exactly six years ago, I registered and sent a few photos for approval. Can you imagine how happy I was, after acceptance? ... Great! I gradually sent more and more photos. After accepting 50 pictures, I became the exclusive photographer... More
  • 50+ Photos accepted & available for sale

    by Banubalaji77 | 14th of November, 2016

    Feels very happy that 50+ of my images are accepted by Dreamstime and no available for sale. Thanks to Dreamstime Team for the same. I am hoping to upload more photos and waiting for more sales. Thankyou all for your support.         More
  • What? More Sales?!

    by Lmtphotography | 9th of November, 2016

    Hello Dreamstimers! I was astounded when I logged in the other day to discover that I had, in fact, seven sales! Granted, it only comes to a total of $5.67... But, nevertheless, I am really happy about the success. Here are some that I have sold in the past few weeks:... More
  • Stats

    by Stef22 | 8th of November, 2016

    2161 online images   1001 sales   third prize winner in the assignment - Usual people in unusual situations   1800 $ income   Next step? Canon 1DX Mark II :D See Article
  • Exclusive contributor sales vs non-exclusive contributor sales

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 7th of November, 2016

    till now have 152 image online 11 sales if your client buys SR-EL license then you have to remove your image within 72 hours from your portfolio but if not get SR-EL sales then your same image can give you more income for long term. Advice from myself personally want... More
  • How to make Money on Stock sites like Dreamstime and Have Fun

    by Bryanroschetzky3 | 30th of October, 2016

    After being a Stock Photographer on Many different stock sites , every site has it's ups and downs. Dreamstime has many perks! They Accept almost everything. They have wonderful Media Sharing Options. Which helps with exposure and linking to other free sights like Facebook... More
  • First goal achieved - 100 images accepted

    by Ib2644 | 20th of October, 2016

    I finally got 100 photos accepted and have 50 sales. I have learnt a lot from my rejections as to what DT are looking for and am absolutely in awe of those of you who have hundreds or even thousands of photos up on DT. I know how much work it is and take my hat off to you.... More
  • Time to celebrate, again!

    by Perstock | 20th of October, 2016

      A bit slow right now but thanks to phenomenal sales recently I have now past 1500 sales! Thats worth celebrating! :-)   Also, just a few days ago I past the 2500 uploads mark. A milestone i believed where very far away when i joined DT.   Also, yesterday i launched... More
  • Just reached 200!

    by Mantvydasd | 6th of October, 2016

    Today I reached 200 of accepted photos to dreamstime with 42 sales. This is nice numbers and my next target is 300 of accepted photos. Hope to reach it soon! Here you can see my last accepted photo of autumn colored landscape. What do you think, is there a chance to sell... More
  • Milestone 400 images online

    by Julietta24 | 4th of October, 2016

    Hi everyone! I have a small milestone - 400 images online! But I do not see any sales. Maybe I'm doing something wrong? Here are some of my new works.                          have any advice and suggestions? Thanks in advance! I wish... More
  • 500 Uploads

    by Apers | 1st of October, 2016

    This week I reached a total of 500 uploads. I am extremely proud of that. As an amateur photographer it is very rewarding to meet the high quality criteria of a professional organization like Dreamstime. It is rewarding to get your pictures accepted and even more rewarding... More
  • A happy milestones

    by Mariayunira | 30th of September, 2016

    It's been exactly 2 years since I made 'a real' fully uploading in Dreamstime world. From September 2014 to September 2016. It might be just a tiny step, but means the world for me. Do drawing and uploading everyday, leads me into this happy achievements.... More
  • 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

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