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10 encouraging tips for newcomers in stock photography

Hello everyone,This is my first blog and first post ever published anywhere on internet and it's just because I think I have some great tips for all new stock photographers such as myself.First of all, I would like to say few things about myself because later you'll see why is that important.I always liked photography, made fine photos with every little camera that I had, but never been truly satisfied. Maybe it was because first I went to wrong high school, then pretty nonprofitable faculty,... continue reading

Winter is Not My Favorite Season

I will be the first to admit that winter is my least favorite time of year. Living in the mid west USA, we suffer through some brutal cold winters (like this year) and some very snowy ones. I always dread this time of year and often wish I could hibernate as bears do!That being said, my love of photography has forced me out this winter. I haven't ever photographed much in cold weather due to this wanting to just stay inside and enjoy the warmth. This year my portfolio here at DT has forced me... continue reading

My 100th sale!

I just sold my 100th image on DT!:)Here it is:My 100thsaleI'm less than $4 short of my first $100 on here too.What's next?Once I submitted my 50th image, I saw a significant increase in sales, and this milestone hasencouraged me to hit my next goal - to upload 100 accepted images to DT.By the end of the year, I'd like to be close to 1,000.Being fairly new to stock, it's been a great learning experience for me to see which of my images are selling well and very helpful to see... continue reading

Hurray... first download

So it happened today... more or less as a surprise when I opened the DT window.Honestly speaking, I did not expect it to happen already after being active for only 6 weeks on DT.Anyway, it encourages me to write my first blog and for sure to keep on uploading. I am working myself now through an almost 2-year portfolio. So there will be more to come.The picture is an HDR photograph taken near an old industrial site in the Belgian city of Leuven. continue reading

Blessed to have a supportive husband

I am extremely happy to have a husband that is so supportive of me when it comes to my photography.A little over 3 years ago my husband and I moved to the Bay Area of California from Houston, Texas and after moving here I decided to become a housewife.During the first year of us moving to California I picked up photography as a hobby by deciding to barrow my husbands Nikon D70 and realized that I loved photography and it came natural to me.With being a housewife it gave me plenty of time to... continue reading

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