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The Impossible Dream?

Today was a milestone for me—10,000 sales.So, I feel like celebrating and sharing my news. In the early years, I never thought it possible to reach such a milestone.It was my impossible dream.Living a dream is not easy.It takes hard work and perseveranceAnd the nature of the business has changed.But I am still thrilled that every day someone wants to purchase one of my photos.It is exciting to see my images on book covers, in popular travel books, and on important websites.... continue reading

A happy milestones

It's been exactly 2 years since I made 'a real' fully uploading in Dreamstime world.From September 2014 to September 2016.It might be just a tiny step, but means the world for me.Do drawing and uploading everyday, leads me into this happy achievements.My other happy milestones.It feels a lot of fun by thinking about new ideas to get some new fresh illustrations everyday.  It feels like do some sewing, slowly but sure.. 😄 😄 😄   Starting with... continue reading

Fifty photos uploaded

The adventure continues! Today my 50th photo was uploaded and it happens to be a photo of my favorite subject: Clouds.The photo below was taken when a storm was approaching our area. The clouds which formed were a more uncommon type called "undulatus asperatus." When I first joined Dreamstime, I had no idea if any of my photos would be accepted but I kept submitting ones I thought might be worthy. Several were not, but that is okay. Very helpful reasons and suggestions are given for refusals... continue reading

Just happy, never give up pays

Hi Photomaniacs,Got my 100 picture sold milestone and how: 40 pictures sold in one day... it is a Shame that I do not know who the buyer is cause I want to thank him/her for buying all those pictures!All the pictures purchased are from Ghent... my lovely home-town, I selected a few for you to see on this happy day for me.So you see, never give up really pays... and this day got me even more motivated!Thank you Buyer/buyers, to have given this sudden interest in my pictures!These... continue reading

To my first $100 in sales

My jellyfish image taken from Monterey aquarium gave me another important Dreamstime milestone today! How fitting that this image was taken almost one year ago today.   continue reading

March milestone month

This past month has been a great one as I consider myself still new to the game.I had a personal best in terms of sales, including my largest sale yet.  This particular photo was a best-seller multiple times this month.Politics must be on everyone's mind.  However, my most meaningful sale was one that I had today.It was my very first upload 5 years ago (after which I took a 4 year hiatus and returned to Dreamstime last year).Goes to show that persistence is rewarded and... continue reading

New milestones to me

 Since I joined and became a exclusive photographer for Dreamstime, I have more and more surprise and achievement in my work. No matter what kind of different cultural, nation and history, we all are showing ourselves. There are two things which give me too surprise and they are the most important things to me. Thanks the buyer and DT ! The first is, I have a new record which are 13 images sales in one day. The images are taken in Fujian Province of China. They are Fujian Tulou: the... continue reading

5O pictures sold, milestones + Tips

Yes!Hi photomaniacs, finaly 5O pictures sold, seems that "urbex" does it for me: maybe a tip for creating new pictures. Abandoned places. Pictures made in old factories, lost buildings... are quiet unique. They vanish, your picture does not...Picture 50, buyer keyword: creepy. Thanks for buying mine! A indoor shot of an old secret Abandoned electricity factory in Belgium who's now vanishing slowly. Next Milestone: 100 sold pictures, hope it goes bit faster as my portfolio is growing,... continue reading

Milestone August

August was a great month for me as a new-ish Dreamstimer. I had my second TIFF sale! I had my highest sale value (a credit sale, no less)!But overall, I had my highest ever number of sales in a month.August was an all-around success. Hooray! (Because sprinkles make things extra happy) continue reading

Celebration-day for me today: over 500 pictures online!

HiFinally and just in one years work I have 500 pictures online and counting... and I didn't even have a camera one year ago...I'm really more and more into stock-fotography and take my camera with me every day i go out, I think it is the best way to create a stock.Sometimes I go back to the same places and take a picture again and then I see how much I improved in one year, it is all about practising, trying, experimenting.Everytime dreamstime disaproves about a picture i'm not sad... continue reading

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