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Getting the most out of a photo shoot

Hi DT'ersI, like many others have recently been making a significant effort to improve my downloads.There doesn't seem to be an one size fits all answer, but effort in does equal reward out, as with most things in life that are worth doing.A friend and I often plan a morning on a weekend to go to a particular location and get some shots for stock and for pleasure (theres a difference it seems).We typically end up with 10-20 good shots that look great on a website generic nice photos, but... continue reading

My portfolio reached 3000 images! Sharing joy with you!

I would like to share my joy with you. Today, my portfolio reached 3,000 photos. I set myself some goals on a monthly basis, and these goals are achieved, one by one. It is a nice feeling when you're doing something in order to succeed. I hope that my work will be seen by those who need to see them, and that this my effort and work will get financial justification, also. I started with scarce and basic knowledge of photography, and basic equipment. Now I can praise that I've mastered... continue reading

Big decision about my DT account!

Well I have finally decided that after almost 5 years on DT that I will now go EXCLUSIVE! I am just waiting on some of my other accounts to close on other sites.It just has been to much to do keeping track of these other sites and I will now be able to focus all my effort to DT.I really feel that I am making the right decision with this. Can any of the exclusive members give give me some of your experiences on being exclusive?I do look forward to being exclusive to DT!Thanks!  continue reading

Moving from technically right to artistically interesting

I started to learn photography in January 2013 with a 3 months intensive school, when I learned the basics, and after the school I kept learning from different tutorials and books, trying out what I learned. Finally, after I changed entry level croppedframe Nikon to full frame Nikon, I started to get pictures I want. It was a constant effort and learning.Now I got the technical side, but still am in a process to understand, what makes pictures attractive and interesting. I know some basic composition... continue reading

I'm new here

Until now, I have registered nearly six months time, I would like to say to yourself now really able to stick to easy, just registered when my photo acceptance rate is almost zero, it really hit me good but I did not give up, then I insist upload any photos, so I stick to this now, there is a saying much do anything as long as it smoothly.And now I have not reached easily along then, I've had a lot progress, learning is never-ending, I need to learn there are still many things that I will always... continue reading

150 UPLOADS!!!

Today DT approved my 150th photo!I'm very happy because of that, but even more happy cause I really see the progress in my photos, so my learning and long evening hours with camera alone and in front of computer had paid off. And I want everyone to see the difference! Time between shooting these two photos is JUST ONE MONTH!The first was shot on 4th of April and the second one on 6th of May, this year both. Model is the same, but everything else is different, not just the concept, but the... continue reading

Big sale!

Wow! After having many subscription sales lately, I just sold a 25 credits picture! What a nice surprise when you wake up in the morning, get on your Dreamstime account and see that your earning balance just made a big leap forward! Now I'm patiently waiting to get to that 100$ milestone. And soon I'll also get to 100 pictures online.Finally, I feel that all the time and effort is starting to pay off, after 1 year and 2 months being a DT contributor. Have a good day everyone!Here's my 25... continue reading

How coffee boosted my microstock efforts

If you're Canadian, you know Tim Hortons.Unless of course, you've been living in a cave or trapping beavers in the deepest, darkest recesses of the Canadian forest for the last several decades.Tim Hortons.Canadas best loved, most popular purveyor of coffee and donuts.They're here. They're there. They're everywhere.On this street corner, on that one. In malls. In gas stations. In hospitals and universities...all over Canada.From what I've read, responsible for dispensing eight out... continue reading

Four actions

As a DT contributor I have recently made four actions in a effort to improve rank and sales.First one was remove my images from other image bank with low sales and without feedback.Number two to become exclusive contributor.Third action was to create the collection with images of mexican handicrafts and clothing.Next step was to increase images uploaded.This year it starts wish all members of the community of DT that their efforts are reflected in positive. continue reading

Trying my best to offer great images

I made a switch from other stock agency where I worked for last one year with the hope that I would become successful there. But after working very hard and in right directions, I changed my mind and came to DT.With DT, I submitted the first pic for offering free. The pic was rejected. I know from my experience how difficult it is to break.I have submitted 19 images in this week. DT gives me a chance to submit 140 images per week. I am not full time photographer. I work part time and evenings.... continue reading

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