Like many togs here who may have alternative income means to support themselves i have been through the ups and downs of " am i wasting my time" scenarios. Remember the main reason many of us take pictures- for the enjoyment of it-simple. I first started taking pictures and video 3 years ago when i was acting in indie short films and B rated movies as supporting artists and secondary characters. I always liked the idea of filming scenes so i bought a canon entry level DSLR, ( though now im nikon).... continue reading
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Hi all...I need your help.I've started the microstock adventure with Dreamstime in June... I have a portfolio of 38 photos with a low rate of approval (only 40%).In 4 months only 2 sales but I have more than 17 pictures with more than 50 views. So I do not think that the problem is in the visibility of my portfolio in the database.So... why only 2 sales?What's wrong with what I am doing?In other microstock website my sales are better...I have a lot of doubts...What do you... continue reading
At exactly a year and 7-months here, today, I am a humbled member of the $1K celebrants here on DT.Do I believe it?Well, those numbers up there on the right hand corner of my screen tell me so!I remember being less than a dollar away from my first hundred and not wanting to even allude to it, to anyone, for fear than I’ll jinx myself and not reach that milestone.I can tell you, I now know waaay lot better than that.And so with much confidence and faith in the DT marketing system, I say... continue reading
I once owned a graphic design firm, I worked everyday on the important brands of others, I worked hard at designing projects, logos and marketing for some big companies. It came easily to me. I had no trouble informing our clients that yes, this was the best idea, and yes it is a fantastic design. I've never doubted my artistic ability, until now. Now I am getting married, all eyes are upon me, you see, everyone expects something amazing, something ground breaking, the comments "I can't wait to see... continue reading
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