Sometimes good surprises reach us when we less expect and my first time sales was one of those times!I didn't got any notification of Dreamstime and I was a bit away of it since I was a bit overloaded with my regular Book Cover design job... when I open my Dreamstime days after I had a great surprise not only one but 4 of my photos were sold!For a moment I was thinking it was a mistake but no... My 4 Kaidan-in temple photos were purchased! I was W...what??!! I never imagined that... continue reading
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What's the key to stock photo sales? As a popular UK National Lottery game show tag line goes, you have to be "in it, to win it."In recent months, I've more than doubled my uploads. I'm now at over 730 files online. As a result, I'm now starting to see photo sales happening more frequently--this week, I posted 6 sales!My recent image sales cover locations shot on road trips in the U.S., and on travels beyond. It includes a couple of shots from a Topiary Garden in Columbus, Ohio. There'... continue reading
Couple days ago I've reached 200 images on my portfolio. However, my sales on reach the amount of two, and stays like thatsince march 2017.Not sure what to think, it's a bit embarrassing.I see photographers reaching 120-150k in sales, is it something wrong with my portfolio, or the way dreamstime expose it (0.04 exposure)?I'd like to know how other photographers are doing on dreamstime?Thanks in advance.Below you can find samples from my portfolio. ... continue reading
Is there anything special that could be shared that is helping your sales. I post on facebook also pinterest and am just getting views.Would love to hear from others on any ideas that would help sales.There are no 2 pictures just alike we all view things with our own perspective so, I don't think this would hurt anyone else's opportunities but would love to hear some advice.Gonna share some love posting my most recent photo at this time.Thanks continue reading
After submitting music files to Dreamstime soon after the audio collection went online, things were quiet for a while, as to be expected with a new content collection. However last week I sold 58 files in a few days. So it seems the music content is up and running (and selling!!).In the light of that I have writing new exclusive material to upload. You can see my portfolio, including music at Portfolio continue reading
Today I have discovered that it has reached the goal of 1000 sales. This is the thousandth photo sold. "The four primordial elements: earth, water, air and fire" I started uploading images in 2011 and then creating compositions like this one just for fun. Today it is an activity that takes my time and makes me living better. Thanks to all the buyers who like my work! continue reading
Hi Dreamstimers,few days ago I've reached my new milestone of 2000 pictures sold! That's amazing!It has been many years since I've started on the website but for some long time I wasn't regular in uploading pictures.In the last year i've uploaded a lot of picture after changing my DSLR bodybringing me up today with more than 620 pictures online! (check out my gallery here: link Here's my 2k picture sold with the Capitol Hill, I took this shot back in 2007 in DC. ... continue reading
I have always loved to capture sky, clouds, sun, moon, and stars... When I uploaded my sky images, I had some doubts whether they can be sold, especially because there are thousands of great sky images on DT already.But when I saw last week, there were back to back 5 sales of my sky-clouds images! This really reflected what other DT contributors have always said - "good work definitely pays at sometime".Here are my recently sold sky images:This one is the best of all:... continue reading
It's been a while since I was official :) ---- but reckon that number is something to be a bit proud of and look back. With more and more competition I have lately started putting up my numbers regarding uploads to keep up a bit. I have adapted a bit to stock photography but tried not to lose my identity - so many of my pictures are still "me" - which I find important. At the same time I want to encourage the newbies here on DT - it all takes some time till pictures sell. My number one has in the... continue reading
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