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The Joy of $.50

I've spent thousands of dollars over the years on photography equipment, supplies and accessories as I'm sure most photographers here on Dreamstime have.

Yet, what joy I experience when I see that I've sold a photograph for a whole 50 cents!

I'm very new to stock photography, and I still have A LOT to learn. I'm trying to improve every chance I get, and I'm seeing better results from myself, which is very important and exciting for me.

All of the work seems worth it when I see a sale. And yes, it's just 50 cents, but how wonderful to have someone buy something you've created.

So for those who are waiting on that first sale: savor the moment because it is sweet. And for those who have hundreds of sales: take a moment to remember your first sale and how great it felt to see that little blue dollar sign read more than 0.

Happy shooting everyone.

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August 20, 2007

Kenneystudios

My first sale was 35 cents. I was so excited that I emailed my fiance at work absolutely ecstatic! Over 35 cents! Then a few days later, someone downloaded an extended license for $1.50! It is one of the best feelings in the world to know that the work we are doing is touching the lives of the world, one way or another. :)

July 25, 2007

Fotogeek

You are right! For me it came a few good months later from uploading, mostly because I post what I shoot and not shoot to post. At least not in the beggining...

July 19, 2007

Lindigo

Happy shooting to you!

And I think there is even more joy when it is not just 50cts but a few dollars for a larger picture. But you are right the first time is always great.

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