I started to contribute to microstock photography agencies in 2013 (shortly after the birth of my elder son). The hobby of stay-at-home mum has turned into my main job ( except taking care of my family of course :-)). Based on my 4 years experience I made a simple list of a few tips that could be useful to everybody who wants to start to make money from microstock. 1. Enjoy your job. If you want to build a new solid portfolio from a scratch you’re going to have a long road... continue reading
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Hi! I have created 2 new collections: Italian sea and International food.Do you want to contribute them with your photos?The only thing that I ask of you is to suggest only what fits. How do you find out? By reading the descriptions of the collection in question.Please do not suggest photos notbelonging to the topic!thanksThe first isItalian seaThe second isInternational foodThanks to all! continue reading
I've been with Dreamstime since 2006 as a VERY inactive member.Uploaded a batch of files and haven't really added to it since... until recently.I am now going to be a very active member of Dreamstime and my goal is to be a top contributor!There are two things that brought me to this point;1. Continuous image sales without being a salesman.I normally do location portrait and conceptual photography with clients, which is fine, but dealing with people... continue reading
Hey guys and girls,I would like to get my first public collection, and I'm looking for some of your pictures to add.The theme is Colourful Postcards.It comes down to pictures that could be used as a postcard and are very contrasting. Some examples below.Thanks for your help.Oh and feel free to critique any of my pictures, as I'm always willing to learn. continue reading
My collection 'The First Sale on DT' have been existing for 15 months. At the moment there are about 180 images collected but it grows very slowly. So, I shall ask all of you once again - share your first sale to community. I will be grateful to everybody for contribution. continue reading
Like a lot of my fellow Dreamstime contributors, I also upload to other microstock sites. It seams that they would prefer you to use their model release form. I can't imagine asking a model to sign four, five, or more releases for one shoot. Can someone point me to a generic release form that will be accepted on all or most sites? How does everyone else handle this problem?May the entire Dreamstime family have a very merry Christmas and a great new year! continue reading
Stock art is todays promissing way of living and working for many individuals as well as companies... Many people and companies also buy images, vector artwork or footage which fit their needs.It becomes a very competitive industry and has approximately 20 milion potential buyers market which is growing.I did my contribution and will continue to contribute because I think it will be one common way for many more people or companies in the future to sell or buy images, artwork or footage.... continue reading
As I know, more and more Chinese photographers know DT and registered on it. This is a very good platform for photographers all over the world, especially for Chinese photographers. We can share our works, we can improve our photograph tech and open our mind through other works of photographers in the DT from other countries.Let us make our best effort to shoot a great masterpiece for boost our sell quantity and make photograph as most important part of our life. continue reading
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