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Oops! Keywording Mistakes to Avoid

Time for a reminder of the most common keywording mistakes to avoid.Pay attention to the list below so that your images aren't overlooked in a search due to poor keywords. Incorrect keywords can lead to frustrated buyers that hurts everyone's downloads.Keywording should start before you shoot an image. Think of the range of major keywords that might apply to images as you plan a shoot. This will help creatively as well as the process ensures that you plan for all possible scenes within a shoot.... continue reading

Global Warming

April 22 is Earth Day.The tipping point has been reached. Politicians and corporations have joined the rest of us in sharing concern for what human activity is doing to the earth. As a consequence there is an increasing demand for images that illustrate these major issues.Everyone from the UN Committee on Climate Change to an academy award winning former US Vice President have played a part in shifting public opinion to the side of the... continue reading

Color, concepts and creativity

  I have just passed my first milestone of having 50 photos accepted by Dreamstime and it has been an interesting journey. If you look at my portfolio of online photos you will see a great deal of variety reflecting my varying interests. But they do all have three things in common - they reflect my love for color (which I really want to spell with a 'u' being an Aussie), concepts and creativity. The color is everywhere - just look at the pic of tulips above or this photo of the tranquil blue waters... continue reading

My New Panorama Photos

Today My first panorama was accepted in which I am very excited, I have been working on Trying to perfect my panoramas for a little over 5 months, and while it may have taken awhile to understand how to create High quality Panoramas I now can start focusing more on the subject of the photo rather than struggling to learn how create the Panorama.So I currently will be submitting a few more of my panoramas for review in hopes that it will be approved, and then I will begin working on a new batch... continue reading

Finding inspiration

I don't know if it's just me , but I find that finding inspiration to develop new concepts for photographing is sometimes an uneasy task. For me it's mainly because I worry about making a fool of myself by developing new concepts, or disappointing those who approve of my current concepts.But I find that there are certain concepts of mine that I have been recently practicing which I see them as in a beta version, or a rookie style becauseI have no idea how people will respond to these new concepts.... continue reading

Capturing the Concept of Technology

Looking for inspiration for your next stock image?Look no further than the devices that surround you.We’re a wired world.It is hard to imagine getting through a day without using technology in some form or another. For a stock photographer, that’s a gold mine of opportunities.Think of the phrases that you use everyday:online shopping, viral video, cloud computing.Technology has even changed the way we talk.We “Google” things we “like” to “share” with our “friends... continue reading

10 portrait photographers who will impress you

Usually, portrait photography is meant to reveal the personality, expression or mood of the subject. However, in stock photography world, we often use the portraiture to imply concepts.In the last two centuries, everything has been done, portrait photographers tried all the tricks, followed or broke all the rules, so what more could it be out there to surprise you?We compiled a list of ten portrait photographers on Dreamstime who could still impress. In no particular order:1. Mykyta Starychenko... continue reading

The new me:)

Ok...At wisconsinart advice i begin to redefine myself.This is what came out:And some images in pending...What do you think about new me?Thank you all for the good advices!They took me hereThese images was accepted today: continue reading

Exclusive Contributor

Hello fellow members out there,just after three months and a bit I decided to become an exclusive contributor to Dreamstime. Compared to other stock agencies around, I feel more comfy here, have the impression, that the chances to build up a decent portfolio might be bigger.I have learnt already more about how a stock photographer should 'tic', thinking, creating and working more in concepts. Some of you guys have been very helpful without knowing it, just by looking through your portfolios,... continue reading

1000 downloads

Today I received the 1,000th download on my portfolio.The image that was downloaded is this leadership concept image from my Playful Concepts series. In this series I try to realise social and business concepts with the help of small generic game figurines.Currently I have over 80 images of this series here on Dreamstime and it has become one of my favorite series to photograph. The inspiration for the themes that I use come from my professional background, but also from stories in my environment... continue reading

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