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  • I sold 165 pictures yesterday

    by Maocheng | 23rd of December, 2015

    December 23, I sold 165 pictures. December 23 is my lucky day, maybe this is the Christmas gift. December 22 is the day of longest time of the night, from December 23, the time of daylight will gradually increase.   See Article
  • 250 uploads!

    by Adammeadows12 | 18th of December, 2015

    I have reached another goal of 250 uploads. Thank you all who bought my images and helped me on the way with supportive feedback. Here is some of my approved work in the past week           More
  • Slowly, but surely!

    by Dubsy21 | 2nd of December, 2015

    This is my first blog, but only to say thanks to those who have purchased my photos! Nothing gives me more encouragement than people giving me support and advice to improve my photography. The refused files with attached reasons for refusal is really painful but USEFUL... More
  • Up and away, keys to success on Dreamstime.

    by Clewisleake | 3rd of November, 2015

    Been on Dreamstime a few years now and I can say there's no magic formula to selling images, in other words sales don't explode by reaching any certain approval rating or having a certain amount of images in your portfolio, I believe that the 80% approval rating sales kicker... More
  • New contributor

    by Sandraipswich | 5th of September, 2015

    I recently joined Dreamstime, to load some of my favourite photos from my travels overseas- I have sorted most of my 40,000 on my computer and now have over 800 online....but what will sell?           More
  • 100$ breakethrough

    by Ismogismo | 4th of August, 2015

      Yippee! yes this summer crossed my earnings balance the $100 level. One reason is my picture: digitization of money See Article
  • A Goal Reached

    by Bigpollo62 | 1st of August, 2015

    Finally reached my first payout.But it was never about the payout ,but the joy of my photographs being found by buyers. Okay, the payout has big joy to!   See Article
  • Its working!!!

    by Kitneyi | 16th of June, 2015

    My previous blog post was about testing the waters and deciding to start selling more seriously... well it has worked. It is slow but it is moving. I am grateful to those who have supported me and given the the encouragement to carry on pushing forward and sell more images... More
  • Trying to figure out what THEY want...

    by Ezzian | 11th of April, 2015

    Stock photography has really got me thinking about what THEY (buyers) really want. My usual fun and forgetful photography isn't proving of any interest to potential buyers. I had to ask myself a few questions. Wondering day and night what it was that I was missing.... More
  • My Experience Buying Your Images

    by Litifeta | 28th of February, 2015

    For many years I was a photographer on Dreamstime. And I still have an old, but still selling portfolio here. These days I am too busy to shoot. But I am back on Dreamstime buying instead of contributing. It's early days, but I thought I might share a few thoughts with... More
  • My Best Selling Images in last 12 months

    by Mrallen | 24th of February, 2015

    After reading Tangle's blog (Carmen Pietraru): 'Best Sellers of 2014' and seeing that one of my images was included as a top seller, I decided to have a look at my personal best sellers of the last 12 months. So here are the results..... &#... More
  • How should I react when I see my stock image in a magazine?

    by Alexa_adrian2001 | 3rd of February, 2015

    Today was a very beautiful day for me. It happened that a colleague of mine promised that will bring me a magazine where, she said, I will see information about a ski resort, called Val Gardena, where just happened that I have been 2 weeks ago. It is a magazine that is... More
  • Turning stone by stone, slowly but surely, Milestones.

    by Cleymans | 27th of January, 2015

    Hi photo-maniacs! I promised to come back as soon as I had a new milestone, it happened, sold my 10th image and again learned so much more. Working with dreamstime is a pleasure for me, sometimes painful, when many pictures in a batch are refused. But, People, fellow photographers,... More
  • My 1st 3 dozen photos online with Dreamstime's love

    by Bhabotoshchakraborty | 22nd of January, 2015

    Now I am excited and can't push my excitement because my 1st 3 dozen photos online with Dreamstime's love , if you check then you will love last two accepted photo ID: 48764262 . Very soon I will cross... More
  • ABC's of Microstock Photography

    by Littleny | 18th of January, 2015

    A - Always. Always have your camera with you. You never know when your Big Sale shot is going to come along B - Be. Be pleased with small successes. Whether its getting your first batch accepted or your first milestone sale. C - Close-up. When you run out of... More
  • One of my best seller image

    by Morgancapasso | 26th of December, 2014

      i am vary plased to se this immage as one of my best seller ever, beacuse most of the time the simple is rewarding :) See Article
  • Building your Dreamstime portfolio

    by Afranklin116 | 17th of December, 2014

    I am new to stock photography! Now that a few of my photos are available online through Dreamstime, I'm excited to continue uploading and (hopefully) sell my photography. My next step is to build my Dreamstime portfolio and increase my exposure. Here is my plan to build... More
  • First 4 photos sold

    by Radoimihay | 16th of December, 2014

    With great joy I encountered the first 4 photos sold !!! I photographed, I uploaded the pictures, I learned that you have to deposit a lot of work to be accepted and potentially photos for sale I have a new motto: "shoot, shoot, shoot!"         More
  • New to Dreamstime

    by Phopic | 16th of December, 2014

    I am a newbie to Dreamstime. It needs experience and perseverance to have your photos accepted and/sell online   I know someday I'd look behind and smile... See Article
  • MY microstock story

    by Amir_kaljikovic | 9th of December, 2014

      Hi! After reading some of the blogs here I want to tell you my microstock story, about exploding to 2000€/month then zero microstock income and finally restarting the microstock business again.   My name is Amir and I am part of the microstock business since... More

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