Articles by Ian Whitworth

$600 Earnings Image

I received a surprising email from Dreamstime this week that read as follows:SR-EL sale - ID - Immediate action requiredDear Ian,This is an automated notification informing you that one of your files has been sold under the Sell the rights license.The image ID is: 21056216https://www.dreamstime.com/disabled.php?imageid=21056216Note that you have maximum 72 hours for removing this image from all mediums that you may have it available for sale. This includes but is not limited to:... continue reading

First image with 1,000 views!

I just wanted to share another new milestone for me on Dreamstime.This image,(a collage of New York City) has hit just over 1,000 views.This same image is also my best seller with 29 sales to date totalling just over $62.Hope everyone is getting ready for spring and all the photographic opportunities it brings.Happy shooting! continue reading

New Collection "Cruise Ship Travel"

I have created a new collection that I would like to invite you to visit when you get a chance entitled "Cruise Ship Travel".New Cruise Ship Travel ColletionI hope all my fellow Dreamstimers are enjoying the New Year thus far and I wish you all the best with your photographic endeavours in 2012. continue reading

My first 500 view image

I reached a new milestone for me on Dreamstime this week, an image with 500 views.This is the image, which is also my top seller with 24 sales.Just behind at a close second is this one with 489 views but only 10 sales.It is always interesting to see that there is not necessarily any correlation between views and sales. continue reading

Image in Use

It is always great to be able to find one of your images in use, here is a recent one of mine that was just uploaded on July 17th.And here is the article:Just wanted to share with you. continue reading

Key Financial Milestone Achieved

After much time and learnings on Dreamstime, I have managed to achieve a key milestone of $500 in sales.Currently, as a part time photographer, i have a fairly small portfolio of 163 uploads totalling 286 sales.My top selling image is:Each small achievement has been very satisfying (in-between the many image rejections) and looking back it is hard to believe how much I have learned along the way courtesy of Dreamstime and it's community. Things like editorial images and... continue reading

100th Image Sold

With a full year behind me and many learning's obtained on stock photography through the Dreamstime community, I have reached my first sales milestone of 100 images.It was a slow beginning for me, accumulating only 26 sales in the first 9 months, but I am now starting to get the hang of it and in the last couple of months I am averaging about one sale per day on my relatively small portfolio of 147 images.I wanted to share this milestone with you and let you know how much I have enjoyed... continue reading

Time in New York City collection

Hello everyone,After a recent trip to NYC, I have put together a small collection of images from the trip and some of my favourites from other Dreamstime contributors.Time in New York City collectionHope you enjoy. continue reading

Stock photography that blogs

Interact, make friends, share tips and techniques, have fun. Dreamstime wants your ideas and thoughts whether you are a photographer, designer or regular user. Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite images and photographers, post tutorials or simply exchange opinions with your with fellow dreamstimers.

Don't forget words and pictures go great together so make sure you choose some Dreamstime favorite pics to brighten your article. For inspiration, check out the hottest or the most useful blogs on the left.

Create a blog to tell your story, promote favorite stock images and photographers

Questions, meet answers

Join the discussion in the Dreamstime photography forum. Learn from, and share with, hundreds of professional stock photographers just like you!

Photography Forums