Articles by Nelson Ikheafe

Why my photographs aren’t selling?

There could be many reasons why we are here. I can assure you many are here because they desire to sell their photographs and make some extra cash.Having joined with that good intention, the reality on the ground is not what you initially envisaged. Sales are low. Not only low, they are frustrating. And you may be thinking what’s going on?I can bet you, you are not alone.One fact we all agree and which we need to remind ourselves is that Dreamstime LLC does not buy images. It’s... continue reading

100 sales milestone

WOW! I just hit a beautiful milestone, 100 sales in Dreamstime.This has become an incentive to work more, work hard and work smart. I must confess the quality of my photographs have improved since i joined Dreamstime.Thank you Dreamstime for providing the platform to make our dreams become reality.100 sale continue reading

Double milestones

Or can I say triple milestones. Yes, three milestones.First, I am celebrating my one year of registering on DT as a contributor. On the 22nd of March 2013, I registered as a contributor on Dreamstime. Since then, I have beinguploading to Dreamstime which led to the second milestone of two hundred photos in my portfolio.Achieving this 200 photos, I had to apply all the skills I learnt here from a family of fellow photographers that are too willing to render constructive criticism. At first,... continue reading

World AIDS Day

HIV/AIDS is one of the leading killers of adults worldwide. The virus weakens the immune system and ultimately leads to death.HIV transmission can occur in three ways: (i) sexual intercourse; (ii) exposure to infected blood; or (iii) mother to child transmission through birth or breast milk.Sexual transmission is the primary transmission mechanism worldwide, and accounts for more than 90% of infections in sub-Saharan Africa.Condoms can prevent infection by reducing the likelihood... continue reading

GOING EXCLUSIVE TURNS MAGICAL

I just got exclusive with Dreamstime after a long mind battle whether it is logical and wise to do so. After much research in the Dreamstime’s blog site and looking at some of the advice on the blog pages, I decided to go EXCLUSIVE.My very first sale after going exclusive turned out to be magical. The picture sold for $5.73, a single sale far more in economic value than the 12 sales put together I have had with another agency.Incidentally, this sale was a magic gift box, which proves... continue reading

DESTINATION NIGERIA

Nigeria, known as "the Giant of Africa", is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous country in the world. There are over 500 ethnic groups in Nigeria.Edo State is an inland state in western Nigeria. It is distinguished as one of the prominent highland regions of Nigeria, the area under consideration is bounded in the north and east by Kogi State, in the south by Delta State and in the west by Ondo State.Among the northwestern Edo, men in Otuo between... continue reading

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