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  • Two hundred Plus

    by Goodcontent | 9th of February, 2010

    Just crossed the 200 image upload boundary and heading for more, Increasing sales as the portfolio numbers increase. A couple of new Computer Animations on my new website at: http//www.stevekellerphoto.com Days are getting longer with more light heading into summer.... More
  • Assisted walking

    by Melastmohican | 4th of February, 2010

    This photo become quite popular across all agencies I am submitting. For me it is a proof it was done right. It was whole family collaboration, I am on a picture with my daughter Maya and my wife took a picture. See Article
  • This shot was well worth bearing the heat for

    by Komar | 2nd of February, 2010

    Last month I had my first downloads for this image, 6 and 7 credit purchases. Today I got my first Dreamstime Extended license (P-EL). The beach itself is quite a popular one, but it was HOT and I probably wouldn't have gone out myself, however I was showing a friend... More
  • Stats for November & December

    by Rangpl | 2nd of February, 2010

    Here are some stats I share monthly about Dreamstime performance of my portfolio. I know it's useful for beginners as it was for me. Portfolio size: 173 images since January 24, 2009 12 images at level 2 4 images at level 3 215 sales November: -63% DL, -63%... More
  • Image downloaded 57 times, here is the keyword stat for this image.

    by Creativei | 31st of January, 2010

    First of I’m promoting this image, which has been my best seller in terms of revenue generated. Now as the image is in level five stage, and if someone buy a vector format I have a chance to earn 34 credits. Well let’s leave apart the marketing strategy, and come to... More
  • A Few Unrelated Items

    by Shadow69 | 29th of January, 2010

    As a follow up to one of my previous blogs “Desperately Seeking … Me”, a simple search on Google for Dreamstime and my name threw up a site unknown to me where I found a photograph of mine in use. This site also displays pictures of the city of Lausanne in Switzerland... More
  • No sales in Jan.

    by Cooper5022 | 29th of January, 2010

    Ouch!. Nearly the end of Jan and zero sales so far. I hope the rest of 2010 is going to pick up. As a relative newbie any suggestions would be welcomed on how/where to promote my nature pics. Anyone else experiencing a slow month or is it just me. More
  • Beginning time on DT. What are yours sales here??

    by Mustang79 | 28th of January, 2010

    I joined DT about 6 monts ago but wasn't use it untill last month. I was focused on different stock websites and lerned a lot in half of last year. Anyway I have a lot - mostly landscape pictures, and they are accepted with no problem here. I uploaded 100 picture in January... More
  • I Want it. Can I Get it?

    by Komar | 28th of January, 2010

    This is my 199th sale. It's already my best month in terms of downloads, but I need just one more to score my double ton (cricket terminology). Can I get it before the end of the month? Come on buyers take a look through the best portfolio on Dreamstime ;-) (you gotta... More
  • Finally 500

    by Fultonsphoto | 27th of January, 2010

    Well I have done it, finally I have 500 images uploaded to DT, now I can start feeling like I have made it to part of the exclusive club where my PF can be competitive (if only in numbers). This is not to say that I will remain on 500, its just a personal belief that now... More
  • My first experience as a buyer ;)

    by Julia161 | 26th of January, 2010

    Hi, Friends. Unexpectidely the day came when I began to need pictures for site designs. Now I know a little bit of how people choose pictures. At least how I do this. Here is my first impression of the process. 1. I convert some of my income into credits. 2. I have in... More
  • Dreamstime can be fattening

    by Tan510jomast | 25th of January, 2010

    Before I started to contribute to micro stock photography and Dreamstime, I was not much into food. From childhood, I had a nasty habit, as my "ama" (servant) who cooked meals for my father's house had to endure, of putting food as least importance on my priority list. It... More
  • now, who would have imagined all these?

    by Tan510jomast | 23rd of January, 2010

    When I first started in micro stock , I received a really nice encouraging email from someone who was a well established best seller. He told me he reviewed one of my images and from there, he keeps checking in to my portfolio just to see how I was progressing as a contributor.... More
  • is there a formula to successful downloads?

    by Tan510jomast | 20th of January, 2010

    Hello Dreamstimers, hope this new decade started on the right mood for you as it did for me here on Dreamstime. now that i got my first taste of a payout, i am getting greedy and want to see the next payout sooner, and more regularly. one of my favourite bloggers also... More
  • Slow month

    by Cooper5022 | 15th of January, 2010

    Is January normally a slow month for sales? I have had zero so far this month in spite of uploading around 40 with a 94% approval rate. Maybe my bird/nature photos are not something being bought on Dreamstime? Any other nature photographers having success? Maybe its the... More
  • My First Tiff Format Sale

    by Indy2320 | 13th of January, 2010

    On the same day that Dreamstime announced that Tiff Format images would be available someone purchased one of my images in the new format.The image sold for eleven credits or $5.74 in U.S. currency.That is really cool and i hope everyone else had the same good fortune.The... More
  • Copy my keywords. I don't mind.

    by Julia161 | 8th of January, 2010

    Dear Guys and Girls ;) The trend of the year - photographers angry at someone copied their keywords. What a tragedy!!! What I'd like to ask these photographers about is: you make a lot of pictures and spend the hell of efforts and time on keywording. From where... More
  • Goal and 100 Uploads!

    by Mellie430 | 4th of January, 2010

    Hello, so excited to finally get an assignment file accepted before the end of the year and to reach 100 uploads in the beginning of the new year. Heres to a good year and achieving many goals. Thank you all! See Article
  • Thinking Of New Year

    by Asaliro | 23rd of December, 2009

    Thinking of new year 2010, I wish my sales will increase to $10 per days :) from dreamstime. This is the point : When i can make $1 a day, of course i can make $10 or more a day. First step is upload more image and promote it to the website, then wait for the result...... More
  • I reached at one thousand sales!

    by Marianmocanu | 22nd of December, 2009

    Today I reached at one thousand sales! I've been chosen "Featured photographer between December 2, 2009 and December 9, 2009". This is the first important milestone for me on Dreamstime! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone! Good luck to all in the new year!... More

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