Articles by Maxwell De Araujo Rodrigues

Free images section. Worth it? (long story short)

Today I received from Dreamstime an email notification about my images that was 3 years without a sold.I went there and saw many i took in Norway and left some for free section.One of them was a bit difficult, because I saw potential in be sold.. Then I left it.. 4 hours later, this foto has been sold, with a profit of 9.10 dollars.If I had let it on the free section, it would had gave no profit.It is like look to the moon and feel hunry, in other words, has no sense or meaning...... continue reading

What's the best camera for start work with Microstock? (With answer)

 Hi Girls and Guys, here I go direct to the point, but first I want to mention that most of you had heard that you should buy an entry camera and then buying new stuffs according to need you feel necessary. FORGET IT!I had spend some years with entry cameras and I had lose a lot of photos because of many issues, but mostly because of 2 things:- BAD FOCUS- NOISEThose both things could be solved if I had propper gear.I had buy prime lenses 70-200mm f2.8 and 24-70 f2.8, but I still... continue reading

Milestone of $4.000,00

 Just reached the milestone of $4.000,00Yuri, Challenge accepted! continue reading

Without Ideas for photos?

LONG STORY SHORT!Okay, you have a camera, you want to make photos but you don't know what to photograph. Let's solve it now!First of all, it's not your fault and it's not because you are not creative, but because you still don't learn about it, until now!It is very common that people take they camera and go to beautiful places but then they don't find interesting things to take photos, but actually on a white room one can find a lot of things to photograph. So I will give here some tips... continue reading

More sharp, less noise.

LONG STORY SHORT!So you want sharpen images without noise with a good quality like a PRO. Okay, let's go.1st - Accept the limitations of your camera, it means you need as much light as cheaper your camera and lens are.2nd - Reduce ISO? As much as you don't let the image shake. Use at least the double of the angle range. (Ex. 200mm/400 of a second speed, if this keeps the image dark, higher the ISO, if it makes noise the only solution is put more light or just accept this limitation)... continue reading

Mobile Photos

(I MADE AN UPDATE ON IT, SEE ON THE END OF THE TEXT PLEASE)LONG STORY SHORT!. Many people now days wonder about how effective mobile images can be on micro-stock world because of image quality.Of course it have a big limitation but it does not mean one can not use mobile photos. It is just a matter of evaluate how use it and when is it possible use mobile photos.I took this image on the left (accepted by dreamstime review) with a mobile.BUT TAKE ATTENTION TO ONE THING:One must... continue reading

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