Articles by Mario Čehulić

New uploads after a long time

...finally I have decided to upload some new photos to my Dreamstime portfolio after a long time.Uploaded 4 images, and all 4 accepted! Thanks DT!Since I love taking photos of Nature and Landscape, I have decided to upload that kind of images. Here are my latest photos.                 continue reading

Level 3 TIFF sold!!!

Wooohooo...this is my best sold TIFF photo so far...I made $14.38 with this sale...o man...I wish many more sales like this. Nice start of a 2014. :)I remember a morning on my vacation in Turkey when I have taken this shot...Here is my sold photo. continue reading

100 sales on Dreamstime today and a few more

Here it is. My 100 sales on Dreamstime in one year and six months since I have joined this great community. I think this is pretty good, because I have pretty small portfolio with only 176 images online.This is image that I have sold today and make it 100 sales.This image is also downloaded six times and it is my first level 3 image. Also all six downloads are subs :).This month is my best month in number of sales and revenue since I have joined Dreamstime. Thanks to all my buyers so... continue reading

Today I have sold five macro images of my jumping spiders!!!

I am very happy to see that today I have sold five macro images of jumping spiders in a row. Unfortunately all five was subscription sales, but still, I am glad that someone discovered my photos of those cute little jumpers and buyed them.I really need to say that I love macro photography, and jumping spiders are my favorite macro subjects that I just love to shoot. I think that they are amazingly photogenic little salticid creatures.Macro photography sales does not rate so high in microstock... continue reading

My new 24MP camera is finally here

I have decided to replace my old but superb SONY a700 12MP DSLR with a new SONY a77 24MP SLT.Finally I have buyed a77 yesterday and I can say that this is an amazing machine. If you take a look at my portfolio, then you will see that I very much like macro photography. Specially extreme magnifications of spiders.I needed to upgrade from my 12MP camera to this superb 24MP because I want to make some extra large prints beyond A3 formats, so this camera will allow me to do this.I also... continue reading

My first 100$ payment from Dreamstime!!!

And here it is...after one year and two months. With only 167 files online, I have 64 sales and my first 100$. Thanks to all buyers and to Dreamstime also.I feel great. I used this money to buy myself an amazing Minolta 50mm 1.7 prime lens, which is a must-have to any Sony/Minolta shooter.Soon I hope I will upgrade from my fantastic 12MP Sony a700 to a new 24MP Sony a77 SLT beast. Since I really love macro photography, this 24MP will give me some great possibilities in croping and still have... continue reading

TIFF sale...yeeeey :)

I just login today and seen a change in my earnings balance. It is because I have sold my second TIFF image. I remember I was in vineyard while I have taken this TIFF sold photo of old rusty nails. It really feels good when you have a bigger sale then usual. I would like to know where this image will be used. Buyer has used "nails old" keywords to find my image.I got 10$ for this sale, and I feel great, specialy because my last six sales was subscription sales, so this is a boost to my earnings... continue reading

My first 50 sold photos

Well here it is...my first 50 sales on Dreamstime after one year and two months when I have joined DT.This is my latest sold image of Pamukkale in Turkey. This image is sold four times so far and I think it is currently image with most sales in my portfolio.I think this is pretty good result since I have less then 200 images in my portfolio. I'm pretty satisfied, and I will try to upload more and increase my portfolio size.Most of my sales are images from my vacation trip to Turkey last... continue reading

High magnification macro photography on Dreamstime

Macro photography is why I have started my photography seriously two years ago. World of insects, bugs, spiders. To be able to see such a small details of a small jumping spider, or a ladybug, butterfly, dragonfly or just a house fly, was very interresting to me, so I have decided to give myself a try with macro photography.For a while I was amazed with 1:1 standard macro magnification which you can get with every standard macro lens. But still there are some subjects that are just to... continue reading

Upgrade your equipment and save yourself some postprocessing time

When I began with stock photography back in July 2011. I was using mostly kit lenses like my 18-55 and 75-300 kit lenses from Sony. I tought that this kit lenses will satisfy my needs in photography, since I was beginner at a time. Well to be honest those lenses was pretty good for me, until I begin to pixel-peep my images, or inspecting them at 100% magnification. As you all know, that is how DT reviewers inspect and aproove or reject our images, so you all now why is important that we do it also.... continue reading

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