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Why stock photography is not a hobby

Okay, so it's been a while since my last post and, if you recall, my last DT blog was fairly negative in calling out people who do not pay for using stock images. That I'm afraid is a perennial problem, which isn't likely to go away any time soon. And anyway, I like to think that my posts are more about helping and entertaining people than moaning about stuff I can't control! So, with that in mind, I wanted to write a short piece on stock photography. It's something I've wanted to write for a while... continue reading

Monkey business

Some shots of a couple of wild monkeys in the higlands of Sri Lanka:     continue reading

100 touch today

HiThis is my century blog I mean to say 100 photos online now I am so excited. Hope all of dreamstime user’s best wishes for my portfolio. Already cross golden, next diamond, now century touch next milestone will be 200 means double century this month hope. Below my 100th photo id given please see and comment about my portfolio how like you my photos.Id 66720944  not sure which one is 100th  continue reading

Your business models look old and ugly

Don't get mad, they're still young and beautiful, they just pose, dress and look oldfashioned. Here are a few things you need to pay attention to when working with models for a business photo shooting:1. The right expression  Don't you find fake forced smiles irritating? So do buyers. Would you buy something from anyone who seems to have a smile glued on their face? Not really. People will avoid using a fake smiler in ads mainly because the model fails to engage the audience in an authentic... continue reading

Back to the business

After few years of passivity, I am back with focus mainly on video.Lets see how this works.Well, Merry Christmass to all of you!   continue reading

Get to know how to grow organically

Lettuce greens are so easy to grow, so nutritious, and so delicious picked fresh from the garden, that's why everyone should try to grow it. With regular watering and shade from the heat and sun you can successfully grow lettuce almost all year round. here are some of my images of lettuce grown in a hydroponic system.       continue reading

Turning a Passion into a Profit

Many of us have a hobby that we’re passionate about – and at one time or another most of us have given thought as to how to turn that pastime into a money generating activity.Before quitting your day job however, ask yourself a few hard questions.  What do you produce that has value to others?Whether your hobby produces tangible objects or intangibles like intellectual property, it is important to understand how others perceive what you produce.Is there an existing market for your... continue reading

Imagining Business as a Newbie

I often see newbies asking questions on the message boards about what types of images are needed in this highly competitive business. To understand what end users are looking for, I recommend looking at the way dreamstime classifies images into categories and sub-categories.This is the their way of telling you what is being searched for by their users.Take the Business category, one of the most popular categories for stock images, as an example.You'll see the sub-categories break down as follows.... continue reading

PROFESSIONAL CAREER IN PHOTOGRAPHY. JUST A FEW STEPS

Recently I’ve been reading several articles on how famous photographers built their professional careers.I discovered that actually many people took a few very similar steps on their way up to the top.Step one – shooting celebrities (not Hollywood stars Like Brad Pitt, but local theater actors, young singers, teen musical bands etc.). Studio shots and reportages (concert rehearsal, theater piece rehearsals etc.) showing some famous faces can be a good start for the professional photographer... continue reading

Breaking into the Photography Business

Well today I thought to myself about the expression breaking into the business, and that's what I'm trying to do only difference is it ain't easy. The expression breaking into the business makes it sound quick, and easy but truthfully it isn't an I've learned that.But the truth is the beginning is the hardest ,but it's also the fun part is when you learn what works, what don't, and especially who you are. Photography in general is a hobby of mine that I greatly enjoy , although I have many hobbies... continue reading

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