Actually Beginning to Become a Stocker of sorts...

Well i have had Dreasmtime now for about a year and in it I have learned a tremendous amount about photography and editing. I began by submitting whatever photos I thought looked appealing, I think as most of us do. After a round of rejections I gave up for awhile. I then embarked on a 9 month journey where I traveled North America from Hawaii to Florida to Washington to Alaska and Vermont all around Canada and back. I think I must have take a million pictures but with all of my traveling I had no time to edit anything. I am now settled near Orlando, Florida for the time being and have had a chance to go over it all and with that I have began honing my photoshop skills. Within this month I have gone from below 30 percent acceptance to above 50, and my acceptance rate for this month is 80. i have increased my stock from about 110 to almost 250. I feel like dreamstime has forced me to look at the more technical side of photography which has helped my photography all around. I am so excited to upload more pictures of my travels and see my portfolio grow! Hopefully more sales will soon follow!

Photo credits: Vanessa Gifford .

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Great job! I share your experience on this.


I agree that it is really helpful to us beginners! Thanks for the support and compliments everyone!


Great images. DT has a wonderful software , developing itself and I really enjoy it more and more. It helps us to improve our photography also ...


Great journey and great images!!! Congratulations for your increase on accepted ratio.


What a way to learn!


Great shots! Excellent portfolio :)


Thank you all so much for the compliments!!


Nice portfolio & great shots indeed! Good luck in sales ;)


Congratulations!Your photos looking very nice!


great to hear this. wish you lots of sales.


Thank you for the compliments! dreamstime is definitely one of the places where you can see your improvement in raw numbers!


Nice blog. Great to see ourselves improving.


congratulations, sounds like a great plan - your pics are beautiful :)

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