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5 years DT

Time runs - and I reckon 5 years doing something continuously without giving up is something to be a bit proud of. There are contributors who do far more uploads but I do this for fun - to learn - and I reckon I have learned heaps here. So a big thank you to all my DT friends, to the DT staff and of course to all the people who are going to buy or have already bought my work!  continue reading

Who buys your photos?

Have you ever wondered who actually buys your photos and what they are used for? I have. I occasionally google my own name to see if I can track down any usage of my photos, just for fun.Recently I discovered that one of my photos from beautiful Petra in Jordan was used as a cover photo for the UNWTO (United Nations Tourist Organization) 2014 annual report.This is the photo: And here you can see the report where it was featured at the front page: http://www2.unwto.org/annualreport2014... continue reading

Tagging is Everything

A lot of times when I visit Dreamstime, I don't exactly know what I'm looking for.And I don't want to wade through twenty-thousand photos in order to find the perfect one. Getting your picture in front of the buyer's eyes comes down to good tagging.Take this picture.The minute I saw it, I knew it would be perfect for my urban fantasy romance, Straight to Hell.But I never would have found it if not for the tags attached to it.To find this picture, I entered two random words 'romance'... continue reading

A checklist for amateur models & studio customers

Should I wear a bright colored suit? What color shoes shall I get along with it? What about jewelry? And makeup, Hairstyling?Props? Oh so many questions are asked by models, matrimonial aspirants. But they forget to ask the most basic question.What kind of attitude to wear? What is the best time to shoot? How do I prepare for the shoot?Hey these questions were never asked of me before. I just posed in front of the camera and click click click. We got some good pictures. Good, but not great... continue reading

Who has bought your Nature pics

Hi...Who are the biggest buyers of nature/animal and bird pics on Dreamstime?.Where have your animal pics turned up? continue reading

Some experience with customers

Some of you are probably print or web designers as well as photographers. I am a graphic designer and I would like to share some of my (funny) experience with stock photos and customers.This was some4 years ago.The client comes and says he wants to order some printed materials for the job he does. He knows exactly what he wants.So far so good.Here it is:He wants a picture of smiling Santa, who is climbing down a building with a rope and enters an opened window. Inside the building,... continue reading

Intresting Customers and Pictures

It's very interesting that some pictures like this not even have a view in the statistic I wonder how this happens.Is it just keywords tagging or are the DT Customer more interestedin other pictures? continue reading

The cultural and economic impact of our images

Dear Community:I´m very happy to post and sell my works by Dreamstime page. This enterprise to make possible to expand our professional and artistic life, carrying our images around the worlds. But we know that many of us,beyond of economics topics, need to know the cultural impact of our works by the final destination of these. ¿What kind of works my images are helping? ¿What is seeing the users when they select me? ¿Are those using to press, to publicity, to design, or other destinities?... continue reading

Dear Customers, for which you use vector images?

How can I use vector images?Presentations, sites, magazines - this is the first that comes to mind. And where else can use vector drawing? Do not stand!As you know, the primary vectors in the dignity of the possibility of changing the scale when printing without loss of quality.This property pleasure to use in the design room.For example: a good and pleasant pattern will be interesting to see parts of wallpaper, and simply print a number of pictures in the frame. The difference of... continue reading

Howto: Present your digital photos. A few ideas to impress your customers.

Once upon a time, we photographers had one way to deliver our work: photographic paper. But nowadays there are other options such CD/DVD, on-line portfolio, multimedia slideshow. The one thing in common is the word digital. No matter how our pictures are presented, at the end they are ones and zeros -binary files-.Unfortunately for me, I stepped into photography world late enough to miss all the old school tricks of messing up with chemical and film. But I do share with people who did so the same... continue reading

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