Correct Image Name, Description, Categories and Age of Models.Dreamstime offers a variety of methods to identify the important information in an image. The system provides variety and choice by offering four different means of adding information. These are the Image Name, Description, Categories and Keywords.Here are some tips to entering information that will give you the best success:Overall Impression. First, get a general overall... continue reading
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I recently used keywords for the first time and it was enlightening for the novice I am and needless to say I have several images that could have been categorized better in the past!! I would recommend anyone like myself to give it a go just to see the difference. I have often struggled with which categories are best so it's very helpful. As I have recently passed the 700 uploads mark i will add a recent image. continue reading
PART 2: THE SOLUTION FOR DOING SEO FOR IMAGES “I’m going to give you less than 30 seconds to draw a picture of a tree. Go.”Running a sketch meetup group, I prompted a café full of extremely creative artists with this, and do you know what happened? I got the same stuff back from each person: a lollipop broccoli tree. That was when I informed them how they could have drawn an evergreen tree, a bonsai, a branch, leaf, fruit, or seed, the roots at the bottom, a squirrel or owl in... continue reading
PART 1: THE PROBLEM WITH SEO FOR IMAGES “What’s in the box?”This question is asked by Brad Pitt’s character, Detective David Mills, in the 1995 neo-noir crime thriller movie, Se7en. As viewers, we never get to see the answer, what was actually in the box. Although the criminal, John Doe (Kevin Spacey), tells us, it’s Mills’ wife’s head, he could have been lying. There are other clues to help us guess: the movie genre and rating, the pattern of deaths having to do with... continue reading
Hello everyone!I am a new member on DT. I intended to start a discussion - from your experience, I would like to invite you to share tips for taking pictures in your favorite categories. I look forward to see your ideas, sample work, tips for new photographers in your areas of interest e.g. birds, landscapes, technology etc. I am particularly interested to hear about your success stories on details of your achievements, characteristics of your best photographs and how do you present your valuable... continue reading
Sometimes we walk right by a special moment and never even notice it!Finding a caterpillar and a chrysalis in the same dill patch was nearly one of those moments. I had taken several close ups of the chrysalis before I thought to include a nearby caterpillar in the scene.Look in the not so obvious places when you are out with your camera. Sometimes you find something special! continue reading
As we live in a little village around one hour from Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, my wife and I like to go there specially on Saturdays when there is even more life and activities than during weekdays.Barcelona is a melting pot for many different ethnic groups, languages and cultures and you get newer bored as you walk down the Ramblas and enter into the narrow streets at the left where the Old Quarter, the Barri Gotic begins and one shop lines up with another selling sometimes amazing... continue reading
Ever since I can remember I've been fascinated by images and creating them myself. It has been an on-again off-again relationship however. To be fully present to a moment there have been times when the camera felt like it demanded an attention that took me out of the 'picture' so to speak.Recently I've shifted away from taking the great panoramic images that tried to take in the whole and have found instead the 'close-up'. Getting up to a small common flower blooming in a field and capturing it'... continue reading
I think that everybody needs inspiration from time to time. I live in Ukraine, last haft a year has been very tough here. I was exhausted emotionally, did not see any positive tendencies, did not find any source for inspiration to take pictures. But then I read Wisconsinart’s blog about earning $20,000 for 5 years of microstocking. That experience shows that if you are fascinated by the things you love and dedicate your time to it, it brings you back not only fun, but also earnings.The point... continue reading
I believe, I got it accepted, because road and travelling are deep in my soul. I live and breathe it.Here is my first, ever accepted assignment shot.I dedicate this small achievement to my beloved wife (on the picture), whofully shares my love to the world of Photography! continue reading
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