A bit less than a year ago I decided to give stock photography a try as I have thousands and thousands photos sitting on my hard drive. Today I hit 1000 uploads and to celebrate that I decided to write a blog post on my observations. Why not, right?During this time I have realized that you have to submit much much more photos than that if you want to have decent sales provided you have started with stock photography recently. I have analysed some users and the ones that have high sales per image are... continue reading
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Hello everyone!I just been a exclusive user (in only 19 days) with $13.40 upload bonus! Wow! Thanks Dreamstime! I very happy and very excited with this. Thanks for reading!-Muhlis Gürsoy- continue reading
Six year pass from the day join Dreamstime, from the hobby, I think about earn some money from my image, so I request Dreamstime to be an exclusive user.Today, I receive email from Dreamstime approve my request. And I'm very happy when I see my Earning increase from 21$ for 19 download to 46$. Surprise!!!!!Now, I have a reason to take more picture and upload to Dreamstime, waiting for the first 100$.Thanks Dreamstime! continue reading
I admit I'm a numbers person - have been since a very early age. Loved math, love statistics and love sport with statistics.Looking at the Dreamstime numbers at the bottom of the page we have (at the time of typing):29,284,827 images9,744,832 usersAssuming users are all contributors that works out at an average of 3 images per contributor.3 images!Is that all? This seems crazy to me. Why join and not upload?You're not going to make anything from 3 images - or less than... continue reading
There's nothing more frustrating to a user, in my experience, than logging onto a website or e-commerce platform with poorly executed design.When target pages are difficult to locate, the text overcrowds the images (or vice versa), and the color scheme distracts from the offerings or services on the page, the user frequently decides to leave, even if he/she wants what you had to offer.Good design should optimize, and then maximize, the user experience.Whether the design is simple or complex... continue reading
I honesty don't know how to work this i see all the threads but i don't know how to write my own, as you can guess im new to this and the other thing is i have a different e-mail address for paypal but but my other one like personal one in for this, so how would i get my funds if any of my pictures sold ?? ( told me to enter image didnt know what to chose)Many thanks :) ( any other infomation for new users would be vauled to thanks) continue reading
Hey everyone, as my camera, the Sony Alpha 200 is getting kinda old I was thinking about getting a new one, but as I have many accessories for Sony and not so much money for a big investment I want some opinions on what I should buy.I was thinking about getting the new Sony Alpha 450 or the 550, but I don't know how much has Sony improved their cameras to match other makers.So, my question to you is. Stay on Sony or choose something else? If you recommend specific makers and models... continue reading
Hello Fellow Dreamtimers,I am writing for the first time for 2 reasons.First, if you have never heard of NAPP (National Association of Photoshop Professionals) you should check them out at www.photoshopuser.comFor $99 per year as a membership fee you get 6 mags yearly, 24/7 free Photoshop help, discounts on Hardware, software, and the ability to interact with great photogs and artists from around the world.The free 24/7 help and tutorials are worth the membership fee itself, and I... continue reading
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