Articles by Petrina Calabalic

Simple picture brings great satisfaction

Imagine my surprise a few days ago when I opened my Dreamstime account and my earnings balance was 180 dollars higher then the previous day! It was not hard to figure out what had happened: it was my first "SR-EL" sale.The picture I've just sold the rights for presents a red leather wallet with the swiss cross on and some swiss cash inside it.The story behind it is simple: one day, a friend of my mother from Switzerland came to visit her. I was around as well and, because I had never seen swiss... continue reading

Shooting the Grey Seals at Donna Nook

From the beginning of October, until late December, the beaches at Donna Nook, Lincolnshire, UK, are the place where you can witness one of the most beautiful wildlife shows in Europe.Opportunity for great wildlife picturesGrey Seals, also known as Atlantic Seals, come on shore in large numbers, in order to give birth to their pups and then to mate for the next season. The seal colony at Donna Nook is the largest seal colony in England, representing more then 40% of the grey seal population... continue reading

100 sales!

Today I've reached 100 sales on Dreamstime! I have to recognize I am proud and I consider this an event that I have to mention.It's been more than a year since I've joined Dreamstime. 100 sales might not be much, but it is a milestone. Along this time, I've learned a lot about microstock photography, one of the most important things beeing that I have to provide pictures that Dreamstime clients are looking for, which are not necessary pictures that I personally like.I started with Dreamstime... continue reading

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