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From Amateur Content Creator to Website Creating Expert

Ryan Schultz |Fly Goggles |December 7th, 2017Adventuring into the Ecommerce world was a very unique experience for me. The idea of being enabled to work and profit ANYWHEREyou had cell phone service still astonishes me to this day! Especially knowing how short of a time period we've have cell phones in our hands, let alone SMART phones.I decided to dip my feet into the water with a simplistic Aliexpress --> Shopify Dropshipping store, split testing... continue reading

5 Reasons Stock Photography is a great option for Amateur Photographers

I hadn’t given much thought to stock photography or micro-stock photography because as a photography enthusiast I thought it was an area where only the Pros got to hang out and get paid a lot. I’ve since changed my tune. When I received a few inquiries on my Instagram (@thisgirlwithcamera) asking whether I sold my images. My initial reaction was, “What? Really? Someone is willing to pay for my images?” That’s when I decided that it might be worth looking into stock photography... continue reading

Amateur going professional

After have been an amateur photographer since I was 15, that is more than 30 years, I now have started my own photographer firm. Mostly I am doning portrait work such as weddings, business portraits and family portraits, but also I am selling good quality pictures in such different categories as landscape, macro, seascape, cityscape, wildlife, people and more to come. Now I have uploaded my first pictures to Dreamstime, with the aim of becoming an active supplier of stock photos. My plan is to use... continue reading

Creating Professional Stock Photos with Amateur Models

I’ve shot micro-stock with both professional and amateur models; there are pros and cons with both.Theoretically the professionals hit the ground running; they know how to pose, aren’t shy and understand the photo shoot dynamic. But there are also disadvantages. You tend to hire pro models on the strength of their online portfolios which are sometimes misleading with older photos. I’ve had my fair share of ‘surprises,’ shall I say.But I’m making the case here for shooting with amateurs,... continue reading

New to photography

I am rather new to the world of photography, which has always interested me, only recent i have taken up the challenge to learn to take proper pictures, which i find very hard, but still very interesting work of art, i love taking pictures of everything in nature, animals, insects, trees, meadows, forests, green fields and so on, i may very doll, but in nature you a variety of challenges, and you find many exiting ways to learn the use of the camera, to set the right shuttertime, the right aperture,... continue reading

Make your amateur photos more professional with Photoshop

Hi everybodyI am learning to use photoshop, this is my new project.Powerful lessons I´ve learned from Photoshop:•Almays remove distracting objects ruining the photo, or put a black background on a picture•Try to Put a plain background photoand clone the person onto it.•Make your picture POP•Filter the background•Change the brightness, contrast, or blurriness of the picture•add an artistic effect, for example shadows, reflections, and glows, or just adjust the... continue reading

One month of Dreamstime

Dear members, dear contributors,I greet all of you.I have almost one month of Dreamstime as contributor and... with no results yet :). In this month my total stock photos accepted are 36 with an acceptance ratio of 48%.I want to ask you how was your first month online and after what period did you registered your first results?About me, I can tell you that I'm not a professional photographer, I do not use a professional camera, only a more evolved compact, super zoom camera, but I like... continue reading

No Flowers!

If there's one subject that we're told not to photograph for stock photography, it's flowers. And yet many of us take great joy in practicing our art and technique on a subject that does not require a model or property release. Moreover, flowers are ubiquitous: they are everywhere. How dull would life be without the beauty of flowers? My first ever sale in stock photography (albeit not on DT) was of flowers. In fact most of my stock sales have been of flowers and plants. Maybe it's because... continue reading

4/62 photos were online. It is a great milestone of me.

I am an amateur (newbe). I just join to dreamstime.com from May 2015. When I upload my photos, I think it can not be approve. Because it has many mistake. But last morning, I get up and check my account status. There are 4 photos are approved and online. With me, it is great news. So I hope in near future, I have more and more approval photos.   continue reading

ArtJAM 2015 Santa Rosa California, Sonoma County

What is ArtJAM 2015?ArtJAM 2015 is an art show and festival designed to create a caring, supportive environment for all artists to display their work. There will be as many as 100 Artists accompanied by music, food, and drink. The proceeds of the event will go to the Mia Betsill NON-Profit Organization to be formed in January 2015. This organization will create a voucher system for school registered homeless children to receive shoes, coats and supplies for school.ArtJAM2015.comWhen:June... continue reading

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