Articles by Stuart Meade

Hitting my Stride - Sort of...

Now with 31 uploads, I feel I’m finally hitting my stride.Before uploading or taking the photo I now ask myself the question (what others have suggested)...“Will this photo be useful/desirable to others?”I've learned this is actually a tough question to honestly ask oneself.Despite my new found confidence and understanding of what DT wants, I recently had two photos refused that I thought were "sure things".I will continue to try to think out of the box and hopefully continue... continue reading

Newbie's slow progress

This is my second blog post.I now have 25 uploaded images and an dismal approval rating of 18.3% :-(.It has been a rough road so far but I’m still learning and glad to have the pictures online that I do!I have my fingers crossed for my five pending files.My main reason for writing is that I still haven’t had a single download and wondering if this was normal for things to be really slow.About how often do you have a download per uploaded picture??How about…(Number of pictures... continue reading

Newbie awaiting review

I’m a brand new member with just seven pictures approved so far.I’m learning the hard way (with only a 20.7% approval rating) thatphotos of a very common subjects is not what Dreamstime is interested in.In the future I won’t bother with pictures of trees, flowers, etc.I will now focuse more on a unique approach.Unfortunately, my first aerial photo was rejected.I have another 96 pictures pending including another 30 aerial shots.I hope a good portion of them will make the... continue reading

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