Articles by Teeimagination

Architecture as Commercial or Editorial

Hello Community,Its been a while since I wrote a blog but I've been really busy. still keeping up with Dreamstime since I hope this to be a success. I've been learning a lot about taking different kind of pictures but unfortunately only have 2 sales...Anyway the purpose of this blog post is to see what you all know about Architecture/ Landmarks and how it would relate to whether it would be a commercial image or a editorial image?I am asking because I have beentaking lots of Architectural... continue reading

From Commercial to Editorial?

Hello Dreamstime Community,I am wondering if anyone knows if it ispossible to switch an accepted image from commercial to editorial? Or if the best way is to delete the image and re-submit it?I accidentaly uploaded an image of a bubble gum machine filled with marbles as a commerical image.I believe that this should actually be an editorial as it was taken in a vintage store front so I do not own the right to it. Not sure if I got that right.Thank you ALL! for the help. continue reading

Finding A Niche

Finding a niche is definitely important, preferably one that isn't over crowded already. At the same time, photographing what you love, is very important.So I find myself mixed between what I love and finding a "not so crowded" niche. I guess Im still looking for the right niche for me, but I do know that I love nature. So I've now happily added 14 images all nature related, but all different and unique.I love nature! So I experiment with a variety of nature shoots:I am also really... continue reading

How to increase image views?

Increasing image views seems to be the hardest part about stock photography. I mean among millions and millions of images how does a photographer get their pictures to be viewed?I come from a Marketing background. I studied advertisement in school. I have years of experience in promoting and social media. I used to bring in over $6000 sales per week for a company and yet, I find myself struggling to market myself.Of course I did research on this subject but there is just so much out there,... continue reading

Starting off and eager to learn

I always loved taking photos and over the years I think I have created a great portfolio. The problem was that before this year all my photos were taken with a basic point and shot camera. I worked very hard and saved all my money to buy myself a DSLR and some important lenses. It certainly was the best purchase I have made (besides my house of course:)I first got into stock photography because I just love advertisement. Like I am literally obsessed with it and so I guess I am trying to make... continue reading

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