Articles by MorganOliver

Poll NOT successful- What's your Zodiac Sign?

Results from the previous blog posted Aug. 13. I was very interested to see which zodiac signs were in our community and settle some debates about which zodiac was considered the most artistic.The blog was read by 254 DTers, but only 16 responded. Here are the signs that responded..Aries: 0Taurus: 1Gemini: 1Cancer: 1Leo: 0Virgo: 2Libra: 0Scorpio: 7Sagittarius: 0Capricorn: 0Aquarius: 2Pisces: 2An overwhelming response from SCORPIO 44%. Maybe it is true, one responder... continue reading

Keywording with an "S"

I've often wondering this question and have tired analyzing which keywording works best.1- Do you put a singular keyword as well as the pluerize version in your list? for this example, chair, chairs, row, rows, seat, seats.OR2- Do you put the singular keyword and simply include an "s" in the keyword list. Example;blue, stadium, chair, row, seat, s, ..I have seen and used both examples. So really my question is; when a client searches "... continue reading

Heartache Drives Artistic Inspiration

If you have been following recent blogs, you have seen that there seems to be a lot of depression, anger and heartaches out there. I myself still suffering from a smashed heart. Crawling back from a 9 year relationship in which "the one whom name can not be uttered" just pulled the rug out from under our happy existence and left. Not cause we fought, not because we weren't lover and best friends; we were beautiful mates. And as an inside joke, we were "symbiotic'. He gave no reason other then, "I... continue reading

Poll- What's your Zodiac Sign?

I've often wondered if my zodiac sign really influences my creative nature. I did some internet research and found that the most common census seems to be that, my sun sign of Pisces is generally the most creative of all the Zodiac signs.I quote, "While many other signs have their creative sides, Pisces is without question the most creative of all signs. Individuals born with a Pisces sun sign tend to be deeply gifted in one or many creative pursuits. Many great writers, artists, musicians, actors... continue reading

Interesting trend, really. More account activity, more sales!

I must share this thought of the day. A follow-up on a previous blog; I'm still heart broken after my man of 9 years pulled the rug out from under me, and ran away scared. He left me in an apartment I couldn't afford, in a city that can only be compared to the "the pits of hell". During the months of heart ache, going up and down in a continual cycle with him returning AGAIN then leaving AGAIN, my mind and heart was only focused on him. I hadn't uploaded anything or even picked up my camera for 7months.... continue reading

Controversial: To Resubmit or Not After a Rejection?

I have seen many DT newcomers with questions and seeking advice. Not to say that I am the best person to bring up this topic, with my 51% acceptance ratio, but DT allows you to resubmit a photo after being rejected for a reason. There are multiple DT reviewers and they definitely are there to help you build your portfolio and succeed.The attach picture was previously rejected. Instead of taking it to heart I resubmitted it. Now with 18 downloads and $60 income, though it is not much of a photo,... continue reading

Java Photo Upload problems? Solution here!

https://blog.dreamstime.com/2012/07/18/technical-error_art37815 to comment on this previous blog concerning a Java problem when uploading photos on DT.I found I too was having a problem when trying to upload photos on DT after installing the new Java version. I have Windows 7 32-bit. I installed the requested/required new version of Java. After installation, the Java coffee cup icon would continue to circle endlessly. It froze my computer, in which the only solution was to restart. The previous... continue reading

How to get inspired with a broken heart

9 years with a guy. We were best friends and lovers until the end. Back a few months ago his last single friend got engaged and he figured he would want to do the same. And he just "cant", he explains. With that he left. Did he leave because he was scared? not love me enough? or because as an Aquarius man they avoid marriage as long as physically possible?? I didnt get any of those answers.I have not uploaded any pictures since he has been gone, little lone picked up my camera. Im broken, a shell... continue reading

For Those Who Love Reading Others Stats!

I LOVE reading other contributors statistics and milestone they have reached. By comparing my sales and money earned to theirs, I can somewhat rank where I stand among the whole. Validation, you know.I know I am no Yuri_arcurs (idol). So to any of you who love statistic blogs here are mine!Though I signed up for DT in March 2009, my first upload was at the very end of Aug. 2010...terrible I know! so I have been active for a little under 1 year.Active: 8 monthsuploads: 165Sales: 169... continue reading

Dreaded "No Sale" Weekends Finally Broken

Ugh, I dread the weekly 2-days of no activity. I only rate my success from Monday-Friday because Saturdays and Sundays usually produce no sales. But yesterday...a gloomy winter Saturday, I made a subscription sale...the 0.42$ made me happier then any other 0.42$ sale prior. YEAH!Here's my breaking image....How's the weekend for the rest of you??? continue reading

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