First rung of the ladder. - Dreamstime

Hi, thanks for stopping by.

I'm going to be using this blog to chart my progress down the Dreamstime road and keep a record of my successes, my failures, and hopefully the lessons i'll have learnt from those failures.

I'm relatively new to this so whilst the content might cover topics you are familiar with and have been through yourself, it will at the very least be an honest and truthful account of how it feels from the bottom of the ladder looking up.

I'm currently just watching views rise slowly. My portfolio started showing up online less than a week ago so it's nice to see some traffic finding it's way to my portfolio. Long may it continue.

Let the fun begin!!

Photo credits: Mark Andrew.

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December 27, 2010


Hi Sue, thanks so much for the compliment! I've enjoyed looking through your work, some beauties in there!

Tachyglossus, Almaterra and Virgilxxn, thanks and all the best for 2011! :D

December 27, 2010


Hi Mark,

Recognise your original style from another place where I also hang out ;) it rather stands out for all the right reasons :) sure it will not be long before things take off for you here also.

Keep on pushing that envelope!
Best regards,
Sue from a Snow bound (like the rest of the Country) Northumberland

December 26, 2010


Good luck and a Happy New Year!

December 24, 2010


Good luck!
Your portfolio is so interesting that I think you can be my favorite artist)))

December 24, 2010


Best of luck and loads of sales! Happy holidays

December 22, 2010


Thanks everyone!

It's good to see that these blogs get read and that there is in fact a 'community'. I'm looking forward to getting acquainted with you guys and seeing the work you produce.

For those of you who celebrate Christmas, have a fantastic one! For those of you who celebrate a different occasion, all the best to you and yours.

Take care, and all the best!!!

December 21, 2010


Keep up the good work. Keep uploading images and the sales will come.

December 18, 2010


Very quirky and unique portfolio Mark! All the best on DT and lots of sales.

December 14, 2010


Welcome and good luck!

December 13, 2010


Welcome... Let's see how you do here... Enjoy it don't forget it...

December 13, 2010


Welcome tu DT, wish you many sales!

December 13, 2010


Good luck!

December 13, 2010


Mani - I think i've already learnt my first lesson specific to what Dreamstime want in the collection, so that should allow for some more focussed shoots in the future. I'm also very interested in getting involved in the assignments.

Paul - Hiya!

December 13, 2010


Hi Mark, Welcome to dreamstime. you already know me, and anything I wish to say I will do in person, apart from this... It's about time you got on here!! ha ha. and you already know I love your work.

December 13, 2010


I have forgot to tell you Mark that some of the best methods to learn here on DT are: checking portfolios, playing the game, learning from your rejections & of course reading some useful blogs & message boards!
Concept & quality are the success factor more than making numbers! Cheers :)

December 13, 2010


Thanks for the welcome everyone, i look forward to having a look through all of your portfolios.

Thanks :D

December 13, 2010


Welcome to DT. Best of luck.

December 13, 2010


Welcome and good luck Mark,you have a nice portfolio :)

December 12, 2010


all the best Mark, wishing you success on DT

December 12, 2010


Photo ID - 17141079. If you get the model to put on a santa hat might sell as a photo for xmas theme usage? :)

December 12, 2010


Good Luck Mark, See you on the ladder !

December 12, 2010


Hi Mani, thanks so much! Really appreciate it!!

December 12, 2010


Welcome to DT, first I would like to tell you that your few images are pretty cool with a nice sense of humor! :)
To start with your statistics I have added two images of yours to my Funny Concept Collection...
hmm how about the first sale?! Sounds good! Good luck with the second one & keep uploading :)

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