Articles by Donna Kilday

No Surprise

There are times when you or I submit a photo which you KNOW is a good stockphoto. When it is rejected you feel a surprised disappointment. After re-evaluating it, you can usually see the reason for the rejection.I have been in a slump as far as picture taking is concerned. I have moved three times in the past sixmonths and haven't had the mind set to even unpack my camera.I felt a internal pressure to upload some photos. So I looked at some old files and submitted twelve. Sure enough I... continue reading

Suggesting Keywords

Want to earn extra cash? Try suggesting keywords for existing photos on Dreamstime.But wait, the pay out is $0.02 per accepted image suggestions!! Not much of an incentive.But there are other reasons that may make it worthwhile.1. It is a positive way to spend time while waiting for your submissions to upload.2. It gives an opportunity to learn new keywords for your own submissions.3. It can help non-English speaking photographers get more views and possibly more sales.4. It... continue reading

From the Prairie to the Tropis

I was thrilled that one of my photos was used in a blog by Sebastian Feszler, and it prompted me to write one to introduce myself and say HELLO.I've lived in several countries, and off and on blue water sailboats for the past twenty fiveyears.For the past three years I have been in Nebraska, getting ourgirls through college and saving "cruising cookies". My Florida blood makes the midwest weather hard to take and I started submitting to Dreamstime to help me get through the winter, improve... continue reading

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