Articles by Francesco Alessi

1000 sales!!!

Hello friends,I know this is a little success for many contributors but for me it is a Big Success, I finally reached 1000 sales :-)It took a bit over a year and half but i think it is not too bad with just 350 images online. Unfortunately i do not have too much time to dedicate to microstock due to my main job, but I hope to achieve at least 500 images online as soon as possible!Thanks to all, Dreamstime's staff, buyers and all of you :-)This is my sale number 1000Bye, Francesco... continue reading

One year on Dreamstime!!!

Hello everyone, today I celebrate my first year on Dreamstime!!! One year has already passed since I joined DT and I'm very happy and proud to be part of this great community :-)I know that I have a little portfolio but unfortunately my day-job does not allow me to spend much time in photography. Also, the competition is very high now and then one must be very selective and creative. I learned a lot here, but I know I have still much to learn. I have to work hard during the little free time but... continue reading

Isolated yes, isolated no

Hello friends! I am writing this blog in hopes of being useful. Surely many of you have read a recent blog written by a dreamstime's admin. It is about "isolated" word in stock language. As it has already happened to the word "vector" for illustrations, today it happens for the word "isolated". If an image is not perfectly isolated on a solid background the image will be refused if it contains "isolated" on title, description and/or keywords. I can say itfor sure because today an image of mine was... continue reading

First P-EL sale

Today I'm really happy for my first extended license! It is a P-EL sale and bring me $25,43 :-) For me it was a surprise and I'd like to know where it will used. Maybe in a magazine or calendar.....Have a nice day and good sales to everyone ;-)Ciao,Francesco continue reading

100 sales in 140 days!!!

Hello friends!After 140 days on DT today I reached 100 sales. I'm still newbie and this result is very important and encouraging to me. I know that I have still much to learn but today I just want to celebrate with you all my happiness :-)Thanks to all especially to those who have the patience to read yet another blog about 100 sales ;-)Ciao, FrancescoThis is my sale n°100, a fresh fruit salad prepared by my wife and digested long time ago :-) continue reading

My first level 2 image!

Hello my friends, to my great surprise today i have my first level 2 image. I'm very happy to share my achievement with you :-)This image is online since February,11th.Ciao, Francesco continue reading

My first 100 images online!!!

Hello dear friends, another milestone reached today: 100 images online!!!I'm very happy to share my achievement with you :-)These are the images that have allowed me to achieve this goalHave a nice weekend :-)Ciao, Francesco continue reading

I am a new exclusive photographer

Hello! My name is Francesco, i'm italian and new on Dreamstime. I am enthusiast about photography for a long time and a little over a month I started my adventure on DT. I already knew very well this website because my wife is registered as an illustrator since 2009. For this reason the day before yesterday I had no doubts about becoming an exclusive photographer, having reached 50 uploads. Yesterday, with amazement, DT has accepted my request and yes, now "I am a photographer working exclusively... continue reading

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