Dear DT community, I haven't been active on the site for almost 2 years now, because I've made a decision to refocus my photographic ambitions and interests following a more theatrical/artistic style.I've got no regrets doing that, however, it seems to me that I've reached something of a rut in my path. The problem arises with a feeling I have that each new project I start it doesn't end up pushing me towards something new or better. I don't get the feeling that I improve myself or my images... continue reading
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I am just getting started and don't pretend to know anything about photography. I just enjoy it and hope to learn as I go and possibly make some money.I currently have 19 approved photographs and 22 pending. My current goal is 50 approved.I have been selling digital downloads at another site (not a stock site, but an arts/craft site.)I mostly sell alphabet letters that people put together to form names or words. Creativity counts and quality doesn't seem to be a factor in which photos I sell... continue reading
The Kung Fu Master of Stock was in his garden photographing garden tools arranged in ways to appeal for commercial purposes when Grasshopper wandered in, looking dejected and sad. Master inquired as to why the long face and the reply was Grasshopper was disappointed with the sales in his portfolio."Let's take a look at your portfolio" suggested Master and together they huddled behind a laptop screen. "Grasshopper, you have over 500 images in your portfolio after two years and only 83 sales. Can... continue reading
Earlier I have heard from many about scarcity of my portfolio therefore has gone to vacation to work above these lacks. And here finally I can share with you the first good results with me who though can that and will disagree, but for me and such result already decent, the main thing that my works by moderators, for what it many thanks began to strike root, in fact at the given stage for me is important while it, instead of sales basically.In the first night I have left to do some shooting and... continue reading
I am not very sure whether this is the right forum to ask this... But I am sorry... I couldn't control my eagerness.I now have a portfolio of 100+ images.I should tell that this had been really difficult for sure, but the bright side is I am planning to do it further..My question is.. from your perspective, how do you feel about my portfolio?Kindly shoot in all your criticism : Positive, Negative, Neutral.. All are welcome. continue reading
I've been registered to dreamstime since 2007, but I've started uploading last month. I thought it shouldn't take too long to earn a dollar, but I was wrong. It took a whole month.Now I wonder, should I continue with stock photography? How many photos are enough to earn at least 100$ a month? Is it possible to earn that much?Is my portfolio any good?anyway, here is the photo that earned my first $:thanks ;) continue reading
I have sold my 500th photo here on DT. It has taken slitly more than 2 years to me when I had started build my PF up. Should I consider this as a success? Hmmm... Sure... Everybody must start somehow and I did ;-) Have a nice time and sales!and the 500thFeel free to criticise my PF, what should I do better? continue reading
Hi,If its not too much trouble and convienient for you.... could you have a look at my collection and see if there is anything that stands out for you ?Just a bit concerned at the little downloads that I get on this site - hopefully it is not the content that is putting people off.ALL comments are welcomedThanksSteve continue reading
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