A constant occurrence in the forums is seeing contributors who ask the question of why they are not getting sales. They want people to look at their images and tell them what's wrong. People oblige and say the photographs are great, you're a great photographer, and everyone scratches their heads over the lack of sales. Someone might suggest improving the keywording but in the end, everyone fails to see that stock photography rests on three fundamental foundations.So what are the Three Pillars... continue reading
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YOU NOTICE THAT IT IS REALLY DIFFICULT TO GET FLOWERS ACCEPTED ON DREAMSTIME?Do you notice it is even more of a challenge to get them sold?I challenge all the photographers on here to send the most exotic flowers you have on your portfolio right now that have not sold yet put them together here on this blog so designers can find all of the cool exotic flowers in one batch so we stand out from the millions of files that nobody seems to notice because there is so many same old same old in a... continue reading
Voluntary firefighters can attack the fire when it happens. But in Czech villages they have firefighting also as a kind of sport. To keep they abilities for fighting the fire they practice - and compete.It´s one month ago whet took place the competition of firefighters in Římov - small village in South Czech. And it worth seeing. There were competing firefighters from small kids up to adults both men and women. It´s not easy sport. It needs coordination of all firefighters´ team... continue reading
Every month Dreamstime offers contributors a chance to contribute images to the "on assignment" competition. Contributors can opt to make accepted images Level 5 right off the bat. Every month I think to myself that I'll give it a whirl, but never actually get round to it. Well, this month, the assignment was for images of Landmarks of Underrated Towns. Given that I live in the beautiful county of Cornwall in the UK, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to submit something this time round. Cornwall... continue reading
In 2015 I entered a competition for the British Ordnance Survey to provide an image for one of their new maps of the British Isles.When I first submitted my entry I checked regularly to see if there were any signs of my entry progressing, but after two months I gave up. Was it worth entering was in my mind? Imagine my surprise and delight this week when I received a complimentary copy of the map bearing my image.The image I submitted was of Birmingham library taken from an angle to give an interesting... continue reading
I am an older contributor but only recently I took thing a bit more serious. I had uploaded my first pics in 2009 pics and just waited to see what would happen to them. Things became interesting last year when I decided to upload more. Eventually I had more sales so I decided to keep uploading on a regular basis. My latest uploads are photos actually pictures I took in 2013 and I promise you, the best is yet to come. One thing I see certain: I just have to consistently upload more pics! The competition... continue reading
I'm very happy to be a member of this wonderful Dreamstime community and to have be admitted to the greatest assignment of all times to celebrate 25 million images online !!!I just would like to share with you my happiness to have now 13 pictures approved for this assignment: ... continue reading
I started a competition on my Professional Facebook site, https://www.facebook.com/TheDaVinciCamera?ref=hl.The competition was posted as an event which says:$100 PrizeCreate a profile at https://www.dreamstime.com/register#res6740166Upload your photosThe profile with the most photo sales at 11:59 pm New Years Eve 2014 will win the $100 prizeDreamstime is a stock photography website that offers your photos to businesses in need of interesting pictures. You can make royalties... continue reading
I've never won a photo contest--until just this week. Just days after Obama won a second term.It was an open contest put on by a local business group: you post a set of twelve pictures on Facebook and the ones with the most votes during a set period gets into a calendar (plus 15% of the sales of that calendar).It seems like an all right deal, except there was not a panel of judges and anyone could vote on the photographs so whoever could get the most people to vote for their photos could... continue reading
Being a young photographer and still in my first year of photography it would be nice to go out with a bang and win a competition this year.So i would really appreciate it if you could vote for my image called"YP_163_When Time Slows Down"How to vote:Flickr: If you have a Flickr account, please make up to three images a 'favourite' to cast your vote.Email: In the event that you do not have a Flickr account, please email the reference of up to three images to firstname.lastname@example.org.... continue reading
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