When we are starters at micro stock, one of the things we must do to learn more about stock image industry is to study the database to see what is uploaded, what sells better, what are the current trends and so on.This cannot be achieved in one day or a week, it is more a continuous work we all must do while we are shooting, editing, drawing, uploading, keyworing and doing all other necessary work.One of the errors I have made when I started was to assume that images with some or many sales... continue reading
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Hi, I'm a bit longer than 4 years on Dreamstime, and began to receive comments about old pictures with zero sales. If you don't know yet, what it's about, I explain: to keep the database clear, DT offers to disable, re-keyword on paid basis or donate for free the images which were not sold for the period of 4 years. You have 30 days to take desicion after such a note.I think, it's a good idea to delete what is not in demand and give way to fresh works.When I began to check the pictures I... continue reading
Just before I start this quick blog article sitting here safe in my home in England I want to send out my thoughts to those currently being affected by the earthquake and tsunami hitting Japan and surrounding areas.I really hope we do not see the great loss of life we did on Boxing Day 2004.So I have hit a milestone this week with 500 pictures online.I only really started making an effort in April 2010 so managed to get them on over the last 11 months.Still nowhere near to being a prolific... continue reading
My memories as a human being start with me with blue socks and a very big and creamy stuff over my knees. I could'n find here a photo with a blonde, blue eyes girl with a birthday cake on her knees and since I'm not allowed to scan mine, I've used one with a 2 years birthday candle and another one with the precious baby that I was.Than, as I grew older I started fighting with my cousin over every little thing posible:No, we are not black either, but I couldn't find one with... continue reading
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