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Another Milestone at DT

Yesterday I finally exceeded 6,000 online images at DREAMSTIME. While it has taken over four years to add so many photos it has beenwell worth the time and effort because photos on DT are seen by millions and they do SELL making DT a very valuable asset for any serious photographer. My advice to everyone is to keep building your online portfolio because you will get results. Now onward and upwardto 7,000 online DT images!!! continue reading


I joined DT in February of 2009 and have steadily uploaded my images to their website. Today, however, marks something of a milestone for me as I achieved my goal of having at least5,000 images online and available at DT.In fact, the total is actually 5,006 and I am totallydelighted.Here's to the next 5,000 - I wonder how long that will take - hahaha??? continue reading


For the past several days I have not been able to upload anyphotos to DT using their regular upload method.I have noidea how to use the FTP uploads but understand it is muchmore complicated and different.DT tells me that the issue isdue to the latest JAVA update.Suffice it to say this is extremelyfrustrating.I wonder if any other DT photographer contributorsare having this problem?If so, does anyone have any easyfixes or suggestions?Many thanks. continue reading

Another DT milestone!

Today I surpassed the 2,000 sales mark which I consider something of an achievement.I have been a DT member for 3 years this month and it has taken a while but once the ball starts rolling sales DO accrue which further convinces me that the more images one can post on DT the greater your chances for sales will be.To all of the other wonderful DT photographers keep downloading your best images and watch your own sales grow! continue reading

Another DT Milestone!

Effective 15 November I now have 3,000 online images atDREAMSTIME - suffice it to say, this is a very fulfilling andsatisfying moment for me.It's taken 2 1/2 years to achieve this goal and at last it's a fact; now on to the 4,000th image!!! continue reading


Well, what do you know, today I've reached another milestone with DT - my sales have finally surpassed $1,000.Amazing how many.35 cent sales can add up- hahahaha.Seriously, I hope thisserves as encouragement to all DT contributing photographersand illustrators - patience and perserverance do matter! continue reading


Today marks something of a milestone for me inasmuch as Dreamstime has accepted and put online my 2,500th image.While it has taken a while to accrue this many online photos Iconsider it a major achievement which just goes to show thatperseverence is important and pays off.Here's to the next2,500 images at DT, most decidedly one of the bestmicrostock agencies there is!!! continue reading

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