Articles by Hezekiah Frazier

A rejection should equal motivation

After writing "Don't give up" I felt like giving up. I stopped submitting to dreamstime, but not due to lack of confidence. It was due to some unforeseen circumstances. Now I'm able to continue what I began, create and submit.However, I stopped when I felt like I was starting to get a grasp of both pieces of software. So I opened up photoshop, spent a little time on a nature photo that I was pretty happy with and it was rejected in a very quick fashion. I read the comments and took in what the... continue reading

Don't give up

What I must pass on to anyone else getting started is not to give up. You will read about people saying Dreamstime is too strict or that their best images got turned down. It's okay. Go back to the lab, conjure up another potion, and try again. Maybe your rejected image will be better suited on another site.I am a beginner in the realm of micro stock, but I'm starting to learn through perseverance. My first two images we rejected. Then I had one accepted and another 3 three were rejected.... continue reading

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