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Flaming June...

My monthly photographic diary....Flaming June….June started as May left off .. with a squelch. Not stop rain.Sunday I was photographing a football match in memory of an old school friend/ work colleague.. who sadly died of cancer a couple of years ago, the match between his sons’ pub team and the company Paddy andI worked for… the rain lasheddown soaking players and spectators alike.Off to Basingstoke in the afternoon, to do a photo shoot with Scarlett Gold, in the Glebe... continue reading

First rung of the ladder.

Hi, thanks for stopping by.I'm going to be using this blog to chart my progress down the Dreamstime road and keep a record of my successes, my failures, and hopefully the lessons i'll have learnt from thosefailures.I'm relatively new to this so whilst the content might cover topics you are familiar with and have been through yourself, it will at the very least be an honest and truthful account of how it feels from the bottom of the ladder looking up.I'm currently just watching views... continue reading

My favorite quotations about photography

I enjoy to write down my ideas for photography and writing, as well as I like to write down various thoughts of mine, nice sentences and quotations I have read etc.A few days ago I have read throught one of my notebooks and I have found some photographic quotations.It has been pleasant to read them and I wanted to share my favorite ones.“Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I’m going to take tomorrow." – Imogen Cunningham"There are always two people... continue reading

Diary of a rueful microstocker

I bought my first digital camera on 2004 ans I discovered stock photography on 2006, I was searching if I could do some money with my pictures and discovered microstock agencies, what people call "big 6". Beginning were very very frustrating, rejections a lot and more, sites that requires 10 pictures accepted to be contributor and they rejects all you send, etc...So one year ago I decided to be DT exclusive, it had a very attractive option for exclusives. And here I amI would like to talk... continue reading


Till this November, I have uploaded 103 photographs.Especially in October, I have uploaded 41 photographs, which is 39.81% of the total. And in the November, the amount was 18 which was 17.48% of total.Till this November, 40 pictures were sold.14 photographs among of them sold in October,in November the amount up to 21. it’s 35.00% and 52.50% of total sold.Till November, I got 37.76 U.S.Dollars (not including other income) by my photographs.9.53USD from October... continue reading

Diary of a microstock photographer - part 5

Well has been such a hard time for me , the last month have been working like crazy...almost like there is no tomorrow:))No time for me to take and/or upload any picture...But thankfully ,all the bad/harsh times have an end...yeppy yeeeSo this week i finally managed to realize some new photos that I am going to submit for review in these coming days....Summer is knocking and I feel super energetic and solar:))Dreamstime and all the crew has been doing a fantastic job, 'cuz hey!... continue reading

Diary of a microstock photographer - part 4

Here I am... My first month on Dreamstime and up till now it has been a great experience..3 sales 41 pictures up..I couldnt believe someone might be interested in my work but..Ive got some little sales:))))..Loving the feeling of giving some exposure to my work, even if I know Im still a kiddo trying to learn from all the good photographers here on DT how to deliver better and more sellable photos.Up till now I need to say the staff of DT has been very helpful, and to tell you the truth each image... continue reading

Diary of a microstock photographer - part 3

Well today is another beautiful day. Its sunny here in Sardinia. New pics are up on DT.Im still working at the Romania photos , planning to upload some of them here on DT and on my web site ( will i ever finish it? I can be so lazy sometime)Today I bought few props for some testing: lollypops, cheap sunglasses in different shapes , and some seasonal fruits...hopefully ill be able to play with some friends to get some decent photos(practice will make me a better photographer....hopefully)... continue reading

Diary of a microstock photographer

Well Today after receiving the super news that 2 of my photos has been accepted i decided to starta little day by day (almost), diary on how my adventure in the microstock photography world goes...Im planning to go to Romania this coming thursday, hoping to get some nice shot to upload here....Ill keep u posted ( keep u?...who ever ,ever, reads this:))yup:)update: so they hardly accepted another image...slowly slowly ...counting 3... yup!!:P continue reading

Internet Diary - The Blogging Era

When I was 11 yrs old, I started my own personal diary from a makeshift notebook. It became my "best friend". I wrote my life's stories & secrets I would never dare to share with anyone else. About the boy I liked, the things I went through at school & church, my personal thoughts of my friends & family.I always lock it up in my drawer in the bedroom. At times, mum will mention something which sounded very familiar to what I wrote in my diary, that I did wonder if she somehow managed to get her... continue reading

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