well I have read about how sales are going up and down and how you should grow your portfolio to make it more stable and that it is seasonal for some people.We all probably know that and should acknowledge it, but I had a best month ever in April and this month is going to be the worst in last half year, I have not sold a photo for 6 days in a row now.Although i know theory the lack of sales still keeps me up at night thinking what could i do to change it and have another BME again.And... continue reading
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Well there are lot of glass images on DT, and big hunk of them are 'glass with whisky' images.You would say that it's very well covered topic, but every topic can be rediscovered.Here's my picture, after 1 day it already has 38 visits.To me it just means that every topic can be reinvented, just go creative and try to capture something unique. continue reading
Well I have 166 photos online, 21 sales and I'm half way to my first payment.I was a major learning curve form me and my acceptance ration unfortunately reflect that.One thing I would like to share with everyone who beginning their journey with micro stock is to look for trademarks and artwork.It seems obvious and simple but it's not, since trademarks are everywhere - t-shirts, shoos, coffee mugs... even on price tags.Artwork is also something to have in mind, when shooting at home... continue reading
I finally made it, I got my first 100 photos uploaded and accepted to DT, as most of beginners my approval ration is around 50% and climbing slowly, I noticed that as long as I have people in the frame and model release attached the photo almost never gets rejected.My sales are growing slowly and what is selling is definitely not what I have expected. 0ver 90% of my portfolio are people and till today 4 out of 9 sales that I have are with people.So here comes the question, is it really true... continue reading
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