Full name: Mark Vandyke
Located: Herndon, United States
Joined: May 16, 2011
Equipment: Nikon D700, Nikkor 17-35mm wide angle, Nikkor 70-200mm medium tele, RRS tripod and support gear, and various other goodies.
Favourite subjects: Waterfalls, Rivers, Moving Water, Landscapes, Fall Colors
Bio / Artistic statement
It's simple for me: I do it because I love it. Outside is where I'm at my best; it's always been that way. When I lay my head down at night I dream of hiking secluded trails, mountain biking wicked east-coast style technical singletrack, kayaking rivers and lakes, trail running through Appalachian forests. Everything I do otherwise is just a way to enjoy more time outside in the areas I love. Without these places and experiences I'm not whole. The camera comes with and I cont...
Mark Vandyke (Yibbish)

Latest uploads
Stock Image : Roan Highlands Appalachian Trail Flame Azalea Scenic
Stock Image : Blue Ridge Mountain Wooden Arch Bridge Tanawha Trail
Stock Image : Rainstorm Blue Ridge Mountains North Carolina
Stock Image : Chattooga River Headwaters Western North Carolina
Stock Image : Blue Ridge Parkway Morning Scenic
Stock Image : Cades Cove Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tennessee
Stock Image : Blue Ridge Parkway Scenic
Stock Image : Gatlinburg Tennessee Great Smoky Mountains Resort City
Stock Image : Wild & Scenic Chattooga River Blue Ridge Mountains

Most popular images
Stock Image : Charleston South Carolina Spring Bloom Plantation
Stock Image : Botany Bay Road, Charleston, South Carolina
Stock Image : Lighthouse & Boardwalk Outer Banks North Carolina
Stock Image : US Capitol Building Sunrise Washington DC
Stock Image : Charleston, SC Boneyard Beach Botany Bay
Stock Image : Winter Reflections of Boardwalk & Lake
Stock Image : North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains Spectacular Sunset Light Beams
Stock Image : Great Smoky Mountains National Park Roaring Fork Cascade
Stock Image : Charleston South Carolina Pineapple Fountain Waterfront Park

Exclusive images
Stock Image : The Wild & Scenic Chattooga River

Yibbish's models
Stock Image : Woman and Dog on Beach

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Uploaded files: 209
Total sales:
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Downloads per image: 1.67
Message boards: 3
Monthly uploads: 5.36 average
Uploads this month: 21

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July 2014 for me: highest month in # of sales but fourth worst month this year in terms of revenue. Hence, quantity up and quality of sales down. And the game goes on... posted in How was your July?

While I have absolutely no evidence either way, I would certainly say that activity is important to sales here on Dreamstime (more so than other micro sites I participate with). I also agree with other posters above that new submissions seem t [Read more...] posted in search engine ranking based on contributor activity

I use FB and Google+ as social marketing platforms. Google+ is definitely a different crowd, but for me at least, not nearly as active as Facebook in either interaction or business conversions. I haven't crossed into Twitterland yet either :-) [Read more...] posted in How Do You Promote Yourself If You Don't Use Facebook?