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2161 online images  1001 sales  third prize winner in the assignment - Usual people in unusual situations  1800 $ income  Next step? Canon 1DX Mark II :D continue reading

Target - Earning 1000 accomplished

After 4 years and 700 uploads got to the $1000 mark. The next target is to reach 1000 uploads and $1500 with in next one year.sakhanphotography  continue reading

6000$ earned on Dreamstime :)

Hi Dreamstimers!Some years ago (03/02/2010) I uploaded my first pictures here on Dreamstime. I didn’t know what to expect.Days have passed – NO SALE, months have passed – still NO SALE. Shall I give up? Shall I upload more photos? Does this all make sense? Then, 6 months later, on 03/08/2010 my first sale! Juppi. I was so excited! I just earned 0,30$ with this picture, my first sold picture. Ok, so I will continue. I uploaded more. More sales came. My earnings balance looked better... continue reading

Just a kid with a dream

Good dayI started a small business in construction 24 years ago. We do tile sealing, concrete staining and interior finishes on stone and tile. Added glass graffiti removal and dust and noise abatement a few years ago. Working on building equipment to be rented for small construction sites to mitigate dust and noise issues.Interested in passive income and enjoy the business element of stock photography and love learning every day.Recently purchased 1968 Nikon F film camera because I could learn... continue reading

1000 Sales!

I have officially hit the 1000 sale mark with my portfolio here at Dreamstime!This image of a snow-covered dock at Lake Tahoe did the trick.That's really exciting news, especially considering where I was at less than a year ago. I've been adding images like crazy and really pursuing stock photography as an alternate income source. The great thing with all of this is that most images in my portfolio come from paid client shoots and stock is just a supplement of income. Awesome! Now, on to the... continue reading

Successful in stock photography?

How do you get successful in stock photography?Answer = Have a BIG portfolio of high quality images and in ALL different categories.What images sell in stock then? -Almost everything. People, food, nature, animalsI have sold images of open doors....Yes, a open door, a few times.The stock image market is NOT about having a "great mind-blowing" shot, its about simplicity and versatility. How many companies and magazinesneed a beautiful waterfall with a nice sunset in the background?... continue reading

Today I received a first income.

Today I received a first income. Although only $ 100, but I still want to thank dreamstime! continue reading

Tax (Czech rep. - Europe)

I´d like to ask,how to handle my earnings while taxation.I understand the system with forms (did already) and my earnings are beeing prooved under czech (Europe) tax system, but should I declare something in US, even I filled the tax form..(fill extra form each year..?) One more question.. Is the total revenue net income?Thanks a lot for help.(and sorry for maybe a stupid question..):)Vašek continue reading

subscription rates on photos.. what gives?

hello everyone, and especially DT staff.Can anyone tell me what is going on with the new subscription rate fees for photos? this is a great deal for buyers but almost a slap in the face for photographers.someone can download an image for a set price no matter the size? and they can do whatever they like with this image? I dont know if I am understanding this right.What I do know.. is out of almost 300 accepted images I have had 22 sales and over half of these sales have netted me a fine sum... continue reading

How did you do with DT changes?

A month ago DT changed the levels of the prices per image, here it is the link where you can see these changes: Levels UpdateNow it is easier for our images to reach levels, for example before for a level 4 an image needed 25 sales, now an image only needs 10 sales. That means that we can earn more money per sale, but at the same time makes buyers look for images with less sales. So that's why I'm asking you how did you this first month with the changes?.In my case I had a drop in the number... continue reading

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