Articles by Fredbro

Big sale!

Wow! After having many subscription sales lately, I just sold a 25 credits picture! What a nice surprise when you wake up in the morning, get on your Dreamstime account and see that your earning balance just made a big leap forward! Now I'm patiently waiting to get to that 100$ milestone. And soon I'll also get to 100 pictures online.Finally, I feel that all the time and effort is starting to pay off, after 1 year and 2 months being a DT contributor. Have a good day everyone!Here's my 25... continue reading

Winter fun

It's amazing how people always complain about the weather: too hot, too cold, too much rain, too much humid, too much snow... Where I come from, people complain even more when it's winter time. I find that weird, since winter is so beautiful. Snow covered evergreen trees are just amazing. Snowflakes reflecting light at night are like precious gems. The snow also absorbs city noise, which makes this season so relaxing.The big reason why I love winter is for outdoor activities. No insects to drive... continue reading

Subscription sales

Hello everyone,Today I sold my 21st picture and it was a subscription sale. That made me wonder if you guys ''attract'' as many subscription sales as I do. Indeed, 71% of all my sales are subscription ones. What about you all? And don't get me wrong, I'm happy to see that my pictures are selling, even at these low prices, but I just made this observation and I wanted to share and ask about it.Thanks for your feedback and have a good day!Here are some of my latest subscription sales: continue reading

Exclusivity : yes baby!

Hi everyone,Just a little message to say that yesterday, I have been accepted in the Dreamstime's exclusive contributors group. Yes! After reading many positive comments by exclusive contributors, and after accepting the fact that I just don't have enough time to submit to many stock sites, I patiently waited to have 50 pictures in my portfolio. Then I applied for the DT ''elite'' group and after almost 2 weeks, I've been accepted. I have to say that it almost feels as good as making the first... continue reading

Which camera brand?

Lately, I attended a portrait photography seminar. When it all started, the teacher asked the group to divide itself in two : those with Canon cameras on the left side and those with Nikon on the right side. The people with other camera brands had to go with the group that had less people, in our case the Nikon group. That little episode reminded me of how I struggled when came the time to buy my camera. Which camera brand to go for?After reading A LOT of stuff on the internet and in magazines... continue reading

1st sale!

Hello everyone,Lately, I just made my 1st sale on Dreamstime, about a month after I uploaded my first pictures on the site. I just got 0.35$ richer! 35 cents is not much, but to know that someone found my picture and thought it could be useful in some way is just a great feeling. That is one reason why I chose to try to sell stock photos: to do something with my pictures more interesting than just leaving them inside my hard drive. Of course I hope in a few years I'll be able to get a nice little... continue reading

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