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Looking Back at 2008

I have not been on Dreamstime yet for a year but for me it has been a great experience and I look forward to having a complete year on Dreamstime next year.

I have mainly accomplished all my goals in 2008 for my Stock Portfolio which has been really satisfying. I had a goal of making 200-250 sales by the end of the year and I have already gone over 250. I wanted to upload from 900-1000 files and as of right now I am up to 932. I am only $40 away from my 5th payout which was my third goal but I am still satisfied with what I have earned so being $40 away from my next payout is no big deal since I am still satisfied with all that I have accomplished.

In 2009 my biggest goal I have is to save my earning money from Dreamstime to get Adobe Illustrator since I took a few classes in college several years ago. I would love to say by the end of next year that I have some illustrations in my portfolio is really the goal for me.

Here are some of my favorite photos I added to my portfolio for 2008:

Have A Happy New Year Everyone!

Photo credits: , Susan Pettitt.

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December 30, 2008


Your photoes are very good.
Your new illustrations are expected.
Your experiences on the new work are eager expected especially.

December 30, 2008


Well done, Susan! Your work is always a pleasure to view, the polar bear is one of my favorites -- I often feel like that at the end of the day! Every best wish to you for a happy and successful 2009. Cheers!

December 30, 2008


For me when it comes to animal photos in the zoo the 80-400 is always a must. the Lions actually are sitting all the way in the back of the enclosure.

December 30, 2008


Cool, so there is hope for my D70 after all! Gotta have that 80-400!

December 30, 2008


Great portfolio, and many more sales to come in the New Year I am sure, so the purchase of Illustrator should not be too far off :0)

December 29, 2008


Congrats, well I liked the Seal Pup image, all in all nice portfolio. keep up the good work

December 29, 2008


Congrats on reaching your goals... That Tiger shot is awesome!

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