Articles by Lisa Marie Townsend

What? More Sales?!

Hello Dreamstimers!I was astounded when I logged in the other day to discover that I had, in fact, seven sales! Granted, it only comes to a total of $5.67... But, nevertheless, I am really happy about the success. Here are some that I have sold in the past few weeks: Country House at Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire Country House at Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire Boats in the Albert Docks, LiverpoolUnfortunately, health problems have made it almost impossible to go out... continue reading

New approved photos

So happy that my photos from my trip to Newstead Abbey have been accepted!     And this is my crowning glory for the day I think. I had to wait ages for this lovely peacock to display his feathers! I'm quite scared of birds and my camera doesn't have that good of a zoom so I had to get pretty close to get the shot.     continue reading

My first sale!

Yesterday, my very first photo was sold on Dreamstime!I won't lie, upon discovery I did do a lap of the flat screaming in joy... I was ecstatic!Many thanks to whomever bought the below :) it made my day.  continue reading

Acceptance Ratio Increased!

Hello all,With the upload of my six new photos, my acceptance ratio has increased from 72.1% to 76.5%!I think my mistake last month (my first month at Dreamstime) was that I uploaded too many at once, meaning that only nineteen out of thirty one were actually accepted... This month I only uploaded ten and six were accepted but I definitely concentrated more on the titles, descriptions and keywords. Which is ultimately what matters because that is what the customer will be searching! I still... continue reading

First Photography Uploads!

Hello everyone!I'm new to the Dreamstime community and would just like to share the overwhelming joy of my first photos being accepted on the website. I didn't expect ten, let alone twenty five!I only joined less than a week ago but I have been taking photos for years and I'm glad to finally be sharing my work professionally. The photograph and artwork on this website is outstanding so I am proud and flattered to be a part of it.Although I only consider myself an amateur at the moment,... continue reading

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