The reason why your client hired you is because you are the expert and they need your help with their designs. Irrespective of what the project is, most clients do not have a complete picture of what their design pros and cons are. Despite this, they love to see their own idea win, it is a designer's responsibility to help them choose a better design while they still feel it's their own idea. At the same time your client needs to be conscious of your efforts and the effort it takes to perfect... continue reading
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Importance of relevant keywording.I understand that this topic is covered well and that we all know that keywording is important for our search ranking to create extra exposure. Clients will find your images faster and the chance for a sale increases. It is at least as important as regularly uploading new stock photos.Unfortunately irrelevant keywording is still happening. Here some wrong examples:Keyword NATURE attached to an image of a doll with apple drawing on her clothes. This is... continue reading
For 2 months I have been having almost exclusively subsription sales:( It is so frustrating, really....Does it mean that it is not worth to pay more for my photos? What do you think about it?these are the last ones (only subscriptions) continue reading
Some of you are probably print or web designers as well as photographers. I am a graphic designer and I would like to share some of my (funny) experience with stock photos and customers.This was some4 years ago.The client comes and says he wants to order some printed materials for the job he does. He knows exactly what he wants.So far so good.Here it is:He wants a picture of smiling Santa, who is climbing down a building with a rope and enters an opened window. Inside the building,... continue reading
Last week one of my friend told me about her experience of searching images of angels. After our discussion, I´ve tried the part of a buyer. I would suggest to all photographers to make such an experience. Especially for getting an idea how keywording is an important, but verydifficult process.I have written "angel" in search area and then I have tried severalsearching possibilities - relevancy (descending), upload date etc. Here is my honest opinion about my experience.Recently a contributor... continue reading
Hi guys!My latest blog post features a REVOLUTIONAIRY search engine called TinEye. It's the Google of images!Remember the old way of trying to find your sold images? Typing your name in Google and hoping clients gave you credit? No more!Just link you DT images into Tineye and see the magic! I found 100s of my images!Check out my blog post HERE which includes a video walkthrough.Yanik continue reading
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