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My first ten thousand

today is a special day for me, because I have crossed the 10 thousand dollars of total earnings at dreamstime.

I'm not a type to go celebrate for such a thing, also if I will surely get a champagne toast with my wife (that is also a microstock photographer). The reason of this post is to tell my experience of somebody that came to stock photography (thanks to Dreamstime, I want to underline this!), and in three years time grew from a simple expert, to a semi-pro photographer, ready to go full time in a few weeks.

I want to say that is possible. Of course you need to have passion, love and joy to photograph, some critic self analysis of your work and absolutely be prepared for a lot of hard work.

But the prize for these efforts can be unvaluable. You are your own boss, you own your time, you make something wonderful as taking photos.

Yes, today is a good day and I'm celebrating myself, for my willingness to enter a complete unkown territory for me three years ago and being now able to make of it my professional life.

This is my very last images sold, that break the ten thousand milestone:

Photo credits: Saniphoto.

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June 23, 2009

Saniphoto

Hi Anita

Thank you,. You have a great portfolio and is a shame you stopped doing photos! :-)

have a nice and creative day

June 23, 2009

Antonia

You stir me up with your great news! My camera has been idle for months now (coz of other priorities) but it´s time to grab it and go out again! Congratulations!

May 15, 2009

Saniphoto

hi Deb and brightspark567
thank you for your congratulations. Wish you good luck too and lots of satisfactions with photography!

May 14, 2009

Brightspark567

now that is a long way off for the most of us... good on you!

May 10, 2009

Dmccale

wow way to go.Great achievement.
Deb

May 01, 2009

Onime

congratulations for you. good job!

April 28, 2009

Saniphoto

Thank you Ramona, for your comment. I wish sincerely you to get there as well. Have a nice creative day!
Val

April 28, 2009

Ladyminnie

congratulations for a remarkable achievement
someday I will reach that too
enjoy the day and that there will be many more sales

April 26, 2009

Saniphoto

Hi Mandy!

Thank you! Wish you a great springtime and lots of those jolly, optimistic and wonderful photos that you are able to do.

April 25, 2009

Saniphoto

Thank you Asaliro for you comment.

April 25, 2009

Saniphoto

Hello Marilyn!

thank you for your compliments. You have really a nice portfolio and you are doing pretty well as I see... wish you a nice creative day.
Val

April 24, 2009

Asaliro

wow... congratulations...

April 24, 2009

Marilynv

Excellent! Much congratulations and keep enjoying what you do!
Best regards,
Marilynv

April 18, 2009

Kasienka

Very impressive! CONGRATULATIONS! Fantastic portfolio!

April 17, 2009

Aginger

Congratulations!

April 17, 2009

Keki

oh wow! brilliant stuff!!

April 16, 2009

Djk

Congratulations!!!! Great photos and they show you have put in the time, learning, and creativity to get to this goal. Good luck being a full time pro.

April 16, 2009

Djk

Congratulations!!!! Great photos and they show you have put in the time, learning, and creativity to get to this goal. Good luck being a full time pro.

April 16, 2009

Cleaper

Fantastic achievement! Great work.

April 16, 2009

Saniphoto

Hi Flavijus, Maigi, Billysiew and Susan,

thank you all for your comment and congratulations.

April 16, 2009

Flavijus

superb, :), Congratulations!!

April 16, 2009

Billysiew

Congratulations!
This is my dream also..
Don't know when it will come true...

April 15, 2009

Noonie

WOW! Throw a party and invite us all!

April 15, 2009

Maigi

Great achievement! With your portfolio, you really don't need to worry about "bigger players". :) Congrats on your milestone!

April 15, 2009

Saniphoto

Hi Linqong, thanks. You'll make it true as well, give it time...
Thank you Driveyourkitty.

April 15, 2009

Driveyourkitty

Great dude, super congratz!!!!!

April 15, 2009

Linqong

10 thousand dollars !!!
This is my goal!
You are great!

April 15, 2009

Saniphoto

hi Richard and Desislava,

thank you. you will ultimately reach that goal, if you will set to go for it. In meantime, enjoy at best life and the fact you (we) do a creative and very rewarding (also for the soul) activity!

April 15, 2009

Littledesire

Hey, congratulations! Great achievment! Hope we all follow your steps!

April 15, 2009

Saniphoto

Hello Patty!

thank you, especially for the smack ! .-))

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