Anything Is Possible!

I have been dreaming of becoming a stock photographer for almost a year now, and spent the last 5 months in the Pit of Dispair at not succeeding! I had been trying to get in with some other Stock Photo companies (I know, I know...blasphemy!) and after facing months of rejection with them, I finally gave up for awhile. Not permanently, but for a time. I realized I should take some time and learn a few things, and then someday I will come back to it. Well, a couple weeks ago, I found Dreamstime, and thought I would give it another shot, and lo and behold, I got an image accepted!!! Needless to say, I was over-the-moon excited, and realized that I was NOT a failure as a photographer! Right from the start, I had a good feeling about being with Dreamstime, and i really wish I had found them earlier! I look forward to years of participation and getting to know other photographers here, and learning from others who are as successful as I wish to be!

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April 21, 2012


Your picture is really good. DT is a good choice, never give up!

April 21, 2012


I know what you mean Rachel - Dreamstime is a good place to be - I like your portfolio already - quite a variety but my favorites are the New York pic and the areal photography of the farmlands --- never ever give up!

April 12, 2012


haloo, welcome to DT family, mom :D

April 09, 2012


Welcome to DT! It's a great place and I think you will like it here. Don't fall into despair, just keep trying. There is a lot of great info in the forums for you to learn from, and you can use rejections as learning experiences as well. I wish you the best of luck and every success for you. Happy shooting! :)

April 07, 2012


Wish you much success!

April 03, 2012


Welcome to DT, Racheld32. Now you just start shooting and upload your photos :-)

April 03, 2012


Congratulations and welcome to Dreamstime. I also had a bit of a difficult start with stock photography but keep shooting and uploading and don't give up !!

April 03, 2012


Congratulations and welcome to Dreamstime. I also had a bit of a difficult start with stock photography but keep shooting and uploading and don't give up !!

March 28, 2012


Welcome to DT and congratulations!

March 27, 2012


From China's I wish you good luck!

March 27, 2012


Welcome. I wish you tons of success and enjoyment! K-

March 27, 2012


Don't give up!!! Keep trying and learn from the rejections reasons! Also, editing photos it's very important.

Welcome to the club !!!

March 26, 2012


Congratulations and welcome to DT!

March 26, 2012


Welcome and good luck! And with your kids, you should have loads of material to shoot with your little models.

March 26, 2012


Congratulations. Welcome to DT !

March 26, 2012


Welcome, and good luck! :)

March 26, 2012


Good luck!

March 26, 2012


A good start ! Stick with it :o)

March 26, 2012


It's important to get food in the door. Now will your collection grow and grow :)

March 26, 2012



March 26, 2012


Welcome to DT !

March 26, 2012


welcome to DT and I also wish you best of luck here

March 26, 2012


Welcome to DT and good luck!

March 26, 2012


Congrats and keep it up!!

March 26, 2012


You'll find DT reviews give a lot of info about why photos get rejected. Sometimes you scratch you head and wonder but most of the time you can learn from the reasons and improve. good luck!

March 26, 2012


If you have the passion you will get there.

March 26, 2012


thanks everyone! I can't wait to get lots of great images up and keeping building up!

March 26, 2012


Welcome to DT!

March 26, 2012


Welcome to DT, enjoy your time here.

March 26, 2012


Welcome Rachel!

I hope you will upload more and more images and enjoy to partecipate to the Dreamstime photographer community!

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Photo credits: Rachel Duchesne.