For those into site statistics, we have come up with one download evaluation you might find both interesting and useful. You will find below the most downloaded images over the very recent days. The list is presented for you to assess and draw some conclusion from the contributor's point of view. It contains five top downloads from the free section and five best sellers from the commercial Royalty free one. This statistics may not be valid for all times but you can easily find common points among... continue reading
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I love stock photography, my favorite hobby. When I have a chance in my busy life, I go over my photos and look for the "Dreamstime quality" ones that I can submit. Even though I have still a very small portfolio, I try to understand my statistics to find some kind of pattern and hope that my numbers will get better over time.There are so many Myths I read over the years about how uploading in a constant manner will give you more exposure and more sales, how your acceptance ratio influences your... continue reading
Good evening!I'm new at stock photography, and I've been using dreamstime as I read is one of the best stock photo pages.By now I'm trying to upload pictures little by little, anyway I can't keep my patience and wait for those 10-12 days to see if my pictures are accepted or not.I've realized that when the views grow, they don't do it one by one, but from 6 to 12, 20 to 27,... Every time a picture is viewed... It's viewed half a dozen times at least... And I can't think of an explanation.... continue reading
And I am from far away in October 2010 that I load pictures on the legendary agency Dreamstime!Lately however, I decided to be very accurate in order to increase my sales.rnrnHere is the account of my uploaded pictures and graciously accepted.October 2010 = 0December 2010 = 28February 2011 = 86April 2011 = 118October 2011 = 130December 2011 = 163Now = 206As you can see I have not been very active in the boots,rnfor now I have earned about $ 30!Looking at other photographers... continue reading
Hey, Dreamstimers! In the giving spirit of Christmas, I have a free gift to give away that all of you will enjoy. Over this past week, I've spent many hours programming an extension for Opera Web Browser. Now it's done. It's hot off the press and you can install it here.What's an Extension/addon???Most web browsers (the programs you use to browse the Internet, i.e. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Safari) allow you to extend the functionality of the browser through little... continue reading
I was looking through my statistics and noticed that in October I had the biggest approval ratio (over 80%), which made me really happy! I also had the most sales (not the biggest revenue, though) and I'm heading towards my first payout (still, not as fast as I'd like too). I really really hope that once I hit the first 100$, the others will come more easy!In the meanwhile, I'm really busy with University and I don't have too much time for photography, but I'm willing to make some illustrations... continue reading
Today I can celebrate my new milestone: 300$ earned since I started my career on DT!166 uploads(101 illustrations and 65 photos)216 downloads0,52% portfolio exposureMy next milestone? 200 uploads... and 400$ of course ;) continue reading
Last week was a slow week as I didnt have time for much photography, still managed to get some photos online and close in on my 50 uploads goal.Last week stats:5 uploads (38 total now)0 sale (11 total now)Have 7 photos waiting for approval at the moment.Did some photography of signs during last week and managed to get most of the uploaded approved. Not sure how they could be used in commercial purpose but hopefully someone else knows. :) continue reading
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