It took me six months to upload the last 100 photos, and not for a lack of images. I have thousands of photos taken in the last five years; at least some of them are good stock material. But the only way that those photos will get on Dreamstime is to consistently upload. My strategy now is to go through my archives chronologically, mixing it up with some current content. I had a chance to attend the Press Preview for the opening of The Met Breuer Museum last March, affording me the opportunity... continue reading
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Dear Readers,I am newbie in Dreamstime. I joined around two weeks or so ago. Currently four photographs of mine had been accepted and another one is in review.I have been using a Nikon D3000 with the kit lens since December 2011. I am an amateur photographer at the moment. Sadly I have not upgraded my DSLR as well as my lens due to financial constraints. Nevertheless I am still able to click some good photos every now and then. Right now I am thinking of getting a Nikon 50mm f/1.8G along with... continue reading
I did not realize it is already six years. Six years and one month more precisely.I can't really call it a big success but it is no total failure either. Sold 1503 pictures and managed to put 840 online. There were ups and downs, moments of joy and hope followed by moments of disappointment.I never really believed that this hobby of mine can generate serious money but at the beginning I hoped it is going to be more significant.It is my fault as I could have uploaded more. Much more.... continue reading
I had planned on writing a 200 sales blog for a while now however it has come and past so this will have to be for 235 sales.My first 100 images took 422 Days to achieve which was for a portfolio of 271 images (each image online for an average of 251 days).My second lot of 100 images took only 98 Days which was made up of 359 images (each image was on average online for 321 days from when I first joined)Of the searches to find images resulting in sales - 20% were keyword searched to find... continue reading
This weekend my portfolio started to get" big". LOL. it's been over 50 images online. i am really pleased about it since i am here for two months now. and first sales have finally started to come. i am still learning a lot and getting to know how things work. ]many thanks to all of you. wish you all the best. continue reading
Well I made it to 100 images online.I have been doing this now for two months and I continue to learn.This was number 100.I have made a commitment to this and intend to stick it out for a full year and then decide if I will continue to do stock. I do enjoy the challenge.Any feedback on my portfolio would be nice if you have time.Thank you to everyone for their support and encouragement . continue reading
Today I am at 496 sales, number 500 is really getting close!A little over a year ago, I sold my first pic wich was this oneIt could not have happened with my unexpected best seller, my dear lady-cows :)not without those cuties which turned out to be very photogenic and very populairand off course not without my two precious angels (well..at least some of the time they are.... ;)I'm wondering wich one will be number 500!Will you count down with me??Only 4 more to go! continue reading
Well June marks a year ago that I first started seriously uploading, and Today I've sold 201 images. its taken longer than I thought but I have a small portfolio.Im happy that I have sold across my portfolio and not just one or two images over and over, although any sales are good sales.I want to reach a point where I have 500 up and no images unsold.I love photographing vineyards and wine which is my passion as a wine writer.My Wine and vineyard images on my site.click on wine.... continue reading
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