I remember the times when I first joined here a few years ago, I had only a few images up (flower snapshots most of them) and was checking every other minute to see whether I made any sales.The first sale brought a lot of motivation with it, so I started shooting anything that could pass as stock photography, from people to food. And the great thing and benefit of it was how much I learnt in that time, reading tutorials, looking up to other photographers, researching what sells as stock.... continue reading
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As I've already many times said, I don't think about digital images as a final product. Any digital photo which is in my computer is considered to be as a raw material, no matter how complex was it's post manipulation. Therefore I seldom return to the final material and either finish it or remake it. continue reading
When I discovered stock photography many time ago I did not gave it importance. Well, better said, I did not gave all the importance that I give it nowadays.Years have passed by, the agencies have changed their printed catalogues and CDs for a lot more practical, fast and attractive web sites. Web sites like Dreamstime have made really easier the designers task of finding the image and exact framing that fits their needs. And they are also stirred the interest of lots of casual photographers and... continue reading
I must say that since the beginning of my adventure as a micro-stock photographer, I was amazed by the speed at which people improve their skills.The fact that every day you can see and study hundreds of new images many of which really stunning, seems to have an impact even if just subliminal, to the quality of photography atdreamstime and in microstock in general.In the beginning I had no idea of how much would have been difficult to sell images with this new microstock business. In few... continue reading
I dunno why I am writing a blog that sounds so silly after this topic is being blurted over the media again and again. 'End of the World', Pollution, Health Hazards, etc. Its getting so frequent, common and bugging these days.I remember that some years back we would be sure of what season would be in what months. Now the climate is rapping on us so badly that it can be summer, rains or winter anytime in the year. The new problem in Asian of brown clouds is causing lung infections at an alarming... continue reading
I have to admit that my acceptance ratio hit a low of 40%.It was around that point that I decided to purchase a new camera.I am happy to report that since I started shooting with the new Canon 40d that my acceptance ratio has been improving nicely.Now up to 46% and rising on every image that I submit.Here is my latest accepted image.Over the years, every time that I upgrade to a new camera, I realize how much of an improvement the new camera was.Here is a short... continue reading
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