Best selling photos in 2010!
Hot arrival from our secret statistics, here comes the list of best sold images in 2010! We'll start with the best selling photos and continue with best selling illustrations so stay tuned for our next post to see the entire list of images the buyers went nuts for last year. To our joy, they picked a few newcomers but remembered to blow the dust off some old library shelves as well. New and old were both in fashion if we are to judge by the upload date of the runners up. Also, the buyers shopped from top selling contributors but did not overlook smaller portfolios. The pond is big enough, ladies and gentlemen, it's the quality that counts. And speaking of quality, we all know that good stock always sells well so don't be surprised to spot some of last year's best sellers on this year's list again.
Going back to our crowned images, it looks like Christmas was hot again despite the freezing cold in many areas of the world. The 2010 winning image is similar to last year's best seller and it is uploaded by the same contributor. Which means it's worth revisiting your portfolio and improving your best shots (moderation is recommended as a too many re-visitings may damage your high-level imagery sale potential). The sparkling background, the traditional red and gold Christmas colors remain favorite for winter holiday fans.
As expected, two of our major preoccupations and occupations have put business and environment concepts again on the list. We've got an oldie but goldie - the 2009 oak tree made it on the 2010 list and occupied a higher rank - while Yuri Arcurs may just be the business man of the year as two of his business images are included in the best sold list. Does anyone think multi-ethnic?
Everyone loves a good love story and what better way to end it than with a wedding on the beach and a genuinely happy kissing bride and groom. Sold! And here they are, please welcome the happy couple again on the best sellers' dance floor, a classic of our beloved exclusive, Kelliem. Thirsty after dancing? 2010 has also been the year of water images and our buyers seem to have preferred clean, splashing water backgrounds.
We all get spiffed up for parties, events, gatherings so no wonder cosmetics sell a lot. The same goes for cosmetics images. You'll probably ruin your freshly polished nails but if you want to leave a note, don't forget that old and vintage paper textures were the rage of stationery in 2010. I hear they are classical.
What makes these images best sellers? Maximum attention to detail, great composition with no distracting elements, copy space and popular subjects are the main ingredients. A touch of magic gets them out of the 10 million images, as they face tough competition. For those interested parties and keen eyes, the list is displayed below:
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Nature and Wildlife Photography