Controversial: To Resubmit or Not After a Rejection? - Dreamstime
The attach picture was previously rejected. Instead of taking it to heart I resubmitted it. Now with 18 downloads and $60 income, though it is not much of a photo, just wood panels, it is my "glowing" accomplishment, and a reminder not to give up.
I believe,however, that if you actually find a niche where the "picture bank" is low, you should be allowed to saturate that market with your pics. For example, Bed Bugs are a huge problem throughout the world. I was lucky enough to have a microscope that could take pictures, and a nice collection of live bed bugs. DT was limited (like 1 page worth) with Bed Bug pictures. So, I obviously wanted to take advantage. I wanted to take pictures of all life stages, on white backgrounds, on pillows, on blankets, everything that would sell sell sell! but, I got rejected due to "too many of the same subject".
I read a blog once, too, that a client needed pictures of making a sandwich. Another needed for multiple images of the same subject. The photographer wrote a blog to say his pictures of the step-by-step guide got rejected for that same "too many" of the same subject.
I wonder, while filling out the info for a resubmission, if you can write to the reviewer that you believe the database for this subject is low and it would be helpful to add more pictures of this subject. I'm going to keep trying, take DT reviewers advice, and resubmit!
Photo credits: MorganOliver.
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