Articles by Bugsy

My first photo siting!

Today was my first time siting a photo of mine that was sold on Dreamstime.The above photo was used as an image in a Facebook Ad.I was casually browsing Facebook and thought... "hey, that photo looks familiar!"Sure enough, it was the photo above.I never would have imagined that someone would have been advertising to me with a photo I too myself.Small world. continue reading

My Second Level 2 Photo

After 5 months of being a more serious DreamsTime photography I have reached my 2nd level 2 photo.To date I have been quite satisfied with DT.As I continue to slowly upload more photos my revenue seems to be increasing slowly with it.I'm also excited to start off December with some great sales numbers!Still anticipating that first check.But as long as the 2nd check comes in a faster amount of time then I'll consider it a success.Happy photo taking everyone! continue reading

Looking for wedding photography tips

At the end of the month I will be photographing my first wedding. I have helped with weddings before, have shot receptions, and such, but this is the first time it's all on my shoulders.I'm no longer just an assistant.I'm asking for wedding photography tips.How to communicate with the bride and groom?How to work the ceremony?How to work the reception?My concerns are mostly in conducting business, communicating, and being a photographer at the wedding rather than concerned about the... continue reading

My First Level 2 Photo

After participating in Dreamstime the last two months I am very happy to say that I now have my first level two photo.I'm excited to reach this milestone and it gives me lots of faith in DT.Looking forward to another month of increased sales.And tonight alone I took several hundred photos to narrow down to add more content.My first Level 2 photo...This photo was taken in Hawaii on the North Shore of Oahu during the first week of December, the best time of the year for big waves... continue reading

My first Dreamstime sales!

I'm elated to say that I have made my first Dreamstime sales.I've been busy digging through the archives of photos to upload in the last couple weeks.After browsing other stock photo sites I am thoroughly convinced that Dreamstime is ahead of the game and the best out there.Hoppy pohto-ing everybody!My first two sales.. continue reading

Woohoo, my first ever lightning capture

Last night I capture my first ever lightning shots.A storm rolled over Marquette for a couple hours and the lightning continue in the distance for what seemed all night.I watched it from afar on the beach as it went into the distance of Lake Superior.Incredible!Still new to lightning photography, not sure if they are stock ready yet!Eventually I'll get to this... continue reading

Introducing myself

Good day!I'm happy to say I just had my first two photos accepted to Dreamstime.After the great things I've read and been told I'm going to make Dreamstime my exclusive stock images provider.I'm anxious to get started and upload more photos, so keep a look out!If you would like to know more about me I am a resident of Michigan living in the beautiful Upper Peninsula in the city of Marquette.Photography has been a passionate hobby of mine for several years and I continue to work... continue reading

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