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My First Sales

I just sold my first two images. I only have 76 images in the portfolio but it helps to be in the right place at the right time. I know from past experience that a dynamic title, description, and keywords also play a big role in getting selected. In my last job before retirement I sold ads in the Yellow pages. We were always looking for pictures to fit in the content of the ad. If you can still remember the Yellow pages there were hundreds of categories running from a... continue reading

My first sale on Dreamstime motivated me to work more!

Really excited to share my first sale experience with you friends. I uploaded five files around 15 days ago(from the sale) and all of them gets selected and I was lucky enough to got the attention of a buyer in this short span of time, and my image got sold in 8 credits($1.80). What surprise me more that I find myself motivated and energetic after my first sale and created few more illustrations/graphics for coming events, so I created graphics for 4th July celebration... continue reading

Finally! My first $100 in Dreamstime!

Tadaaa! I am so happy to finally reached $100 - ($101.18 to be exact, lol). I tried to withdraw only $100 but it did not allow me. I requested for a cheque instead of claiming it through Paypal because I would like to take a picture of my first cheque in Dreamstime and keep the picture as a souvenir since it will be my first payment in stock photography. Plus I want to mention my $100 earning to my Mom too so I need that cheque as a proof!I am being silly, haha. :DI also just realized that... continue reading

Its Magic! My First Earning from Winning Assigments

It's hard to believe. But the announcement was real. Ranks second for the assignment contest. Very movingIt seems unfair if I do not share this happiness with my friends at DT, at least I can tell a little story behind this victory.Not even one year I joined the DT, and predictable sales are still very quiet. Please note, that when joining DT April last year I only uploaded 4 files and that was only a condition. Then a week later I tried uploading as many as 9 files with the same photo series... continue reading

My first challenge

My name is Victoria, I'm 20 years old and I'm a graphic design student in UBA, Argentina. A year and months ago, my dad bought a restaurant where I had to order all the graphics.First, I had to design the logo. I recommend that when you design a logo is simple and represent as much as possible to what is going to be represented as it is and will be the image of the business in any social network, advertising, etc. and ultimately, the face of the company. You can play with rhetoric but whenever... continue reading

My first experience with macro photography

A couple of years ago somebody showed me some pictures of macro photography. They looked interesting, however, it did not resonate with me. Now, many years later, I read some booksand looked at videos on Youtube. It turns out that macro photography is a lot more than taking pictures of plants and insects and laying on the ground. So, there was a growing interest.After realising that my regular lenses would not suffice, I looked at possible cheap adjustments:- close-up filters are put on a regular... continue reading

The journey to my first sale

I still remember when I was starting, it was a hot month of august, I took my camera and went to take as many images as I could.Among those photos was one that I did not find very pleasant to admire, because it seemed very simple, it was a rocky texture of the earth that at first had caught my attention, but over time lost interest.Each photograph that I was uploading achieved a medium success, which motivated me to continue again and again with the taking of new and new photos, improving my technique... continue reading

Photography - the first contact

From all the uses that my photography has for me, the first useful contact came to me in the form of scientific support. It seems like only yesterday when the professor of anatomy first showed us the human body. It was like discovering a new universe: so many bones, so many muscles, so many blood vessels, so many nerves, so many organs.Imagine that you need to explain to a 10-year-old child the human body without the help of a picture. Pretty tough, huh? Then try with the component of a cell.Then... continue reading

One year report. (Thoughts on the first 12 months with Dreamstime)

My first year on Dreamstime as a new photogrpaher and and I've realised just how quickly the time passes! I was a novice photographer when I joined and I think, to be fair, I'm still in that category, although I'd like to think that the photos have improved in this time.First approved photo.So, what has happened in the year? I joined with no illusions of making lots of money but when the first sale came, it was such a great feeling. I've achieved some... continue reading

First Photo approved. YEAH

Got an email from DT today with my first photo apporoved. Gave me a little thrill, but, not allowing myself to get too carried away. After all, it was just a photo of some rocks.I actually had to go to Scotland from Australia to take that photo.And it was around 40 years ago that I was at the same place, (Findhorn Bay), where I first saw the stony beach around a bay that empties at low tide.Naturally, the buyer, if there ever is one, doesnt know that, nor the memories and emotions that go with... continue reading

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