2013 And the things I'll be trying to do - Dreamstime

Well I missed my whole featured photographer week on Dreamstime because I was on vacation. Darn it, I usually check things most days... but I was just plain relaxing, trying to recharge the batteries.

I had big plans to photograph "stuff" but did not get very far at all... But did manage to have a grand holiday. Thanks DT for featuring me in January. These are a few of the things I'll be trying to remember in 2013

1) Try to shoot images that sell - Easier said than done, one day I might get "it" better

2) Create the best quality / highest creative images to the best of my ability.

3) Read the blogs and have a positive attitude to all.

4) Remember to create quality over quantity.

5) Keep myself informed by all forms of media.

6) Be as selective as possible with my uploads and not take rejections personal.

7) Remind myself that photography (for me) is a business and will be ever changing / challenging

8) Remind myself that photography is also a wonderful creative art form and to create images with that in mind.

9) Try to carry my camera around more and take more spontaneous images

I know most of you are aware of these things but it always helps to be reminded. If you had a look at my work, thanks. I do enjoy looking at yours !

If you can think of anything to add to my list please do

All the best to everyone @ Dreamstime in 2013



Photo credits: Dave Bredeson.

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April 12, 2017


I just started today and I will screenshot in my mind your list cause I really believe are vital advcices expecially from a experienced photographer like you.Keep going on!!!!

March 05, 2013


I think you are already pretty good at shooting images that sell. I like your portfolio, especially the diversity of pictures it contains. Keep going on!

January 24, 2013


Thank You Cynthia and Adeliepenguin !

January 23, 2013


How wonderful to be the featured photographer! Your stats are amazing:)
I love your list. Like you said, I am aware of the things on the list, if I sit and think about it, but a little reminder certainly helps. I'll probably print it out and put it on my bulletin board. I wish you continued successes as you work through the list:)

January 23, 2013


Congratulations and thank you for all the helpful info you share.

January 22, 2013


Thanks Sarah !

January 22, 2013


Thanks Brett and Mike !

January 22, 2013


Congratulations, Dave! I spotted you as a standout since I became a contributor and put you on my Favorites list a long time ago. You are an inspiration to us all.

January 22, 2013


Congratulations on being featured and I wish you a very successful 2013 :)

January 20, 2013


Thanks very much for all your great comments !

January 18, 2013


Great goals! I will take some for me!

January 18, 2013


It is such a great honor to be the featured photographer. I wish it would happen to me one day! I always like your picture "Dogs in the park". I never seen a dog picture like that. You captured the moment so well. I think you can take more pictures like that.

January 18, 2013


Great portfolio and very well deserved feature as photographer of the week. You're excelling at what you do and I'm sure you'll continue to do so in 2013!

January 18, 2013


Thank you for a reminder of what it should mean to me as well. Great portfolio. All the best for 2013.

January 17, 2013


Great proposals, good luck with them. I will take some for me.

January 17, 2013


A great list for everyone! Good luck on your goals!

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