Articles by Susan Mcarthur Letellier

Goals Met for 2014 and More to Come in 2015

Wow, I met my sales goal for 2014 today, thanks to a tiff image selling for $12.81.This sale actually brought my goal over by $10.00.Very excited. My other goals achieved, image accepted for an assignment and to have over 250 images online, and now I have, as of this morning 252. I was unable to work as hard at my port this year but I am looking forward to 2015 with renewed enthusiasm.Wishing everyone on Dreamstime Happy Holidays and a wonderful New Year.Love and... continue reading

I will savour my first assignment acceptance

I am not the first or the last to finally get my first image accepted on an assignment, but WOW what a fantastic feeling, overjoyed.I was letting myself get down with rejections and then I thought besides the images I was submitting what was I doing wrong.Number 1 read and re-read Tangie's new assignment messageas in the latest one "All in White"......what I did was focus on the word white without really reading the request, big mistake. So I uploaded some images which were rejected... continue reading

My First Year Anniversary

This is my official first year anniversary as I started uploading mid October of last year.I am so pleased as I reached 200 uploads and a total of 60 sales all in one day. Here is my 200th image approved.I know 200 images in one year in not a lot compared to all the wonderful photographers and illustrators on Dreamstime with fantastic huge ports.But I am super happy to be appreciated by all the DT's staff and all the buyers out there.So today I would like to share a piece of pie with... continue reading

I Hit the Magic Number My First $100.00

Yikes, I did it, my first $100.00 and within 10 months and before the end of August, so I am ahead of my first goal.Thank you dreamstime and all of you wonderful buyers out there.I must admit it was a bit daunting when I started uploading last October and I would look at other portfolios but it was the only way to learn and hopefully improve my images.So for all of you newbie’s out there upload, read blogs, message boards and get active.There are lots of great people here with tons... continue reading

Review of What Sells in My Portfolio

After reviewing my dreamstime portfolio, I have been very pleased with my progress since October of 2012.I now have 42 sales and only 7 dollars away from my first $100.00 dollars. Yes!I have uploaded a variety of 180 images ranging from birds, landscape, cars, flowers, dogs, horses, wildlife, boats, statues, architecture and people.So, in review I found I have 24 sales in architecture, 8 sales horses; 3 sales landscapes; 1 sales dog; 2 sales wildlife; and 4 sales of people, all of Prince... continue reading

It's a Boy Shouts the RCMP Officer

Not sure how many hours Kate was in labour but I sat for 5 and half hours on the sidewalk awaiting her arrival on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Canada Day.Thank heavens it was a beautiful day with no humidity and not a cloud in the sky.I got there at 6:30 a.m. scouted around for what I thought would be the best spot.They had fenced in an area where she would be descending from the carriage and walking up to her seat, but being a bit claustrophobic I choose the entrance where the carriage was... continue reading

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